October 2017 Newsletter
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Understanding Generator Labels and Tags

Generator LabelsEvery manufacturer places data tags, caution labels, and warning/danger labels in a visible location to aid in operating, troubleshooting, and maintenance of a generator. Following generator labels and tags helps ensure a long and dependable life for your generator set. This month's article describes and details each type of label, and provides a short definition of the contents. If you have any questions about your generator, always consult with the manufacturer of your unit, or contact the skilled folks at Diesel Service & Supply. Click below to continue:

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Generac 600 kW

Generac 600 kW

2008 Diesel Generator, 480 V,
3-Phase, 60 Hz, 902 Amps, Standby
216 Hours, Unit#: 87627

Generac 400 kW

Generac 400 kW
2014 Diesel Generator, 480 V,
3-Phase, 60 Hz, 601 Amps, Standby,
21.7 Hours, Unit#: 70097

Cummins 500 kW

Cummins 500 kW

2011 Diesel Generator, 480 V,
3-Phase, 60 Hz, 752 Amps, Standby,
170 Hours, Unit#: 87436

Cummins 750 kW

Cummins 750 kW
2005 Diesel Generator, 480 V,
3-Phase, 60 Hz, 1127 Amps, Standby,
0 Hours, Unit#: 87606

 Is It an Emergency System or Just an Optional Standby System? (ECMweb.com) Backup power systems for process units may or may not be legally required.
 Choosing the Right Transfer Switch (Electrical-Engineering-Portal.com) Should a transfer switch be equipped with contactors or circuit breakers? Manual or automatic?
 Utility Infrastructure Spending Soars to Record $122 Billion (TheEnergyTimes.com) Electricity will set new records on infrastructure investments this year - for the seventh straight year.
 Irma Deaths Prompt Rule Requiring Florida Assisted Living Facilities to have Generators (wftv.com) The requirement goes into effect in mid-November.
Caterpillar - C175-20 4000 kW
Cummins   2250 kW
Kohler  2250 kW
Cummins 2000 kW
Kohler 1350 kW
Cummins  1250 kW
Mitsubishi 1025 kW
MTU 1000 kW
Generac 800 kW
Cummins 750 kW
Spectrum 750 kW
Caterpillar 600 kW
Kohler 600 kW
Cummins 175 kW
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