What is a Generator DPF?

What is a Generator DPF? What is a Generator Diesel Particulate Filter? The diesel particulate filter (DFP) is an aftermarket component used to lower the admission (output admission) of the diesel engine. A lot of times this is required by an air resource board in your local district. It’s an important component because it is lowering the admission level/output level of that […]

AQMD – Setting the Rules for Emissions in California

AQMD – Setting the Rules for Emissions in the State of California AQMD – Setting the Rules for California Generator Emissions In California there is the Air Quality Management District. (AQMD) They are the ones that regulate and set the rules for emissions on all engine applications in the state of California. We are under very strict rules with the AQMD for […]

Top 10 Generator Service Mistakes to Avoid

Top 10 Generator Service Mistakes To Avoid Generators are powerful industrial machines that will keep your site operational when you need them most. However, you need to ensure that your generators are in reliable working order if you want them to operate at full capacity. Downtime can be easily avoided if owners, building engineers, maintenance personnel, and factory managers service generators properly. […]

The Size of a Generator is Dictated by the Customers Load

The Size of a Generator is Dictated by the Customers Load What Size Backup Generator Do You Need? The size of a generator is dictated by the customer’s load, and it varies depending on the customer’s requirements. For example at a customers location they may require an air conditioner, some refrigeration, some test lab powering – it just depends on which items […]

Servicing a Diesel Fire Pump

Servicing a Diesel Fire Pump Diesel Fire Pump Service On the diesel fire pumps, basically it’s an engine service on the fire pump itself. We will grease the bearings, we will check the packing, and we will check the RPM of the engine to maintain the rated RPM on the pump. That is basically a generator minor service (or major service if […]

Power Source Options for Commercial Generators

Power Source Options for Commercial Generators Generators come in a number of power sources. One is diesel, there’s propane, natural gas and gasoline. The most popular generator on the market today is diesel. Reason being that in a natural disaster ( such as an earthquake ) the first thing that gets cut off to all facilities is natural gas. So, if that’s […]