Posts tagged as generator

Beware these engine killers

When reviewing oil analysis data, a forensic approach is required which incorporates a combination of science, experience and gut instinct. There is an explanation for every oil analysis result obtained, but that explanation is not always apparent and requires the abilities of a diagnostician. In this article, we go on a journey through the eyes […]

Meeting the challenge of loadshedding

Cummins says it has a full range of alternative power solutions available, from a small 17 kVA genset for residential or commercial use, all the way to a 3750 kVA unit for industrial applications. In addition, its energy-efficient engines not only comply with international emission standards, but also have a high fuel tolerance level, which […]

Diesel standby generators and the environment  

Diesel standby plant has an impact on the environment and is subject to regulations governing noise levels and emissions. The diesel standby plant (DSP) forms an essential part of the electricity supply network and appears in many forms and in many places. In the past, the DSP was common at high-reliability sites such as telecommunications […]

Ambassador joins company celebration

  Speaking at an industry networking event at the Gordon Institute of Business Studies in Johannesburg recently, the Republic of Ireland’s ambassador to South Africa, Liam MacGabhann, said that the success of Sentinel Fuel Products in South Africa was testimony to the company’s ability to innovate and its expertise in the field of fuel monitoring […]

Unusual HV generator repaired

  Sulzer was recently appointed to repair Nordic Sugar’s high voltage steam turbine generator which had come to the end of its effective service life. The sugar refinery, which produces nearly 1-million t of sugar annually, needed to have its 10,8 kV, 9 MW generator removed and rewound during the factor’s shutdown period in order […]

Generator service company extends product offering

  Irish company Sentinel Fuel Products signed a master distribution contract with Sub Sahara Power Distributors (SSPD) in Johannesburg, recently. SSPD will distribute Oilguard9000 and provide front-line support for the product across southern Africa. The company, which has ten years of experience in the generator business, expects this product to strengthen its current product range […]