Why is Load Bank Testing Important?

Why is Load Bank Testing Important? Why is Load Bank Testing Important? A load bank test is what validates the the proper operation of a generator. It does testing that can not be done during the normal operation of a generator. In a sense, it performs the test to prevent problems, and lets you diagnose any failure in advance (versus when it […]

Duthie Customers are Part of the Family

Duthie Customers are Part of the Family Duthie Customers are Part of the Family We are a family-owned business. We like to think of our customers as being part of the family. We have over 2,500 customers right now. Probably close to 5,000 different sites that we service. From Bakersfield down to the Mexican border, from Arizona across the coast – all […]

The Duthie Power Fleet

The Duthie Power Fleet Narrated by: Randy Gross, Duthie Power’s Service Manager. Keeping our fleet reliable, is obviously something we have to do. We are an emergency service business. When working on fire life safety equipment, response is absolutely critical. So we refresh our fleet constantly, and we know that’s not something a lot of other companies do. Duthie has chose to […]

Importance of Contingency Planning

IMPORTANCE OF CONTINGENCY PLANNING   GUEST BLOG: Written by the staff at Trystar In terms of maintaining normal business operations of a company, contingency planning is essential to making sure the least amount of turbulence is created when a disruption occurs. Planning ahead isn’t always easy or convenient, but sometimes having a plan saves a company thousands of dollars, data, or even lives. […]

Generator Docking Stations

GENERATOR DOCKING STATIONS GUEST BLOG: Written by the staff at Trystar When the power goes out, business owners should be able to replace a brief moment of panic with confidence in their ability to restore power quickly. This confidence comes from Trystar’s Generator Docking Stations. Docking Stations function to easily and safely switch from permanent or utility power to backup power. This […]

Servicing a Diesel Fire Pump

Servicing a Diesel Fire Pump 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 you want the filters […]