A load bank test is a vital exercise that validates the proper operation of a generator. What makes load bank testing so essential? Duthie Power Sales Engineer Mike Goodman previously outlined its importance in a Duthie Power video, but we asked Account Manager and former senior generator technician Chris Metz to add his expertise to this topic. Why do you need to […]
What is the Required Code to Complete Load Bank Testing?
What is the Required Code to Complete Load Bank Testing? What are the Joint Commission Generator Testing Requirements? There is no current code for load Bank testing. The Joint Commission does require one for health care though (only if you cannot meet your 30 minutes of runtime at 30% of nameplate data per month). For more information on generator load bank testing requirements, request […]
Why is Load Bank Testing Important?
Why is Load Bank Testing a Generator 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 is an emergency and […]