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Maintaining a Healthy Generator Engine at Your Facility | Part 2

The recommended procedure to follow for the load bank test would be to:

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HPS Loadbanks Publishes New Load Bank Testing eBook

HPS Loadbanks Discuss es Maintaining a Healthy Diesel Generator Engine at Your Facility. 

HPS Loadbanks (HPS), the leading distributor of Crestchic® load banks in North America, has released a new eBook, Ask the Expert: Maintaining a Healthy Diesel Generator at Your Facility.

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Maintaining a Healthy Generator Engine at Your Facility | Part 1

All diesel powered generators when exercised should be loaded to at least 60 - 70% of their standby nameplate rating at least once a month in order to be a reliable sources of power. Exercising generators at less than 50% will ultimately result in “wet stacking” or “slobbering”. In order for a diesel engine to operate at peak efficiency it must be able to provide fuel and air in the proper ratio and at a high enough engine temperature for the engine to completely burn all of the fuel.

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The Case for Reactive Load Bank Testing for Stationary Engines | Part 3

A reactive load bank test of a facility’s power generation system can actually simulate the system’s response to a changing load pattern:

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The Case for Reactive Load Bank Testing for Stationary Engines | Part 2

Facilities managers and business owners are occasionally hesitant to conduct a test of their facility’s emergency power generation systems (as opposed to just testing their system’s engine) because this sort of comprehensive testing is substantially more involved (and expensive) than a simple test of the engine. Power systems must be interrupted. A service provider must complete arduous and complex attachments to various points in the facility’s power system to test it, both as a collection of several discrete units and as a whole.

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The Case for Reactive Load Bank Testing for Stationary Engines | Part 1

For years, responsible facilities managers have been aware that they need backup electric power generation equipment at their businesses as “insurance” against threats such as lost time and equipment damage due to utility power interruptions.

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HPS Loadbanks Publishes Free eBook on Load Bank Testing

Author Discusses the Case for Resistive/Reactive Load Bank Testing for Stationary Engines. 

Ever wonder what the differences are between resistive and resistive/reactive load testing? And why the latter is necessary?

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HPS Loadbanks Offers Best Selection of Used Load Banks

HPS Certified, Used Crestchic Load Banks For Sale. 

HPS Loadbanks (HPS), the leading distributor of Crestchic® load banks in North America, announces the first online store for HPS Certified, used Crestchic load banks in North America. Leveraging the power of eBay, HPS Loadbanks offers customers the best selection at the best prices of certified, refurbished Crestchic load banks.

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HPS Loadbanks Introduces the 6.25 MVA Resistive Reactive Load Bank

All Weather Unit, 10 Unit Parallel Capability and Guaranteed Buy - Back Value. 

HPS Loadbanks (HPS), the leading distributor of Crestchic® load banks in North America, announces its newest product, the HPS 6.25 MVA Resistive Reactive load bank. Manufactured for HPS by Crestchic UK, the 6.25 MVA Resistive Reactive load bank is an all weather unit that operates in extreme weather conditions in ambient temperatures up to 120 °F and has an industry leading 15+ year estimated life span.

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HPS Loadbanks Launches Rental Rewards Program

Industry Leading, VIP Rewards Program for Load Bank Rental Customers. 

HPS Loadbanks, the leading distributor of Crestchic load banks in North America, announces its Free VIP program for load bank rental customers. The RentalRewards VIP Program offers an array of discounts, rewards and premier services. The more customers rent with HPS, the more rewards they earn. VIP program members can start enjoying rewards immediately with every new load bank rental.

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