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What You Should Know About Marine and Offshore Generators

Many different industries that operate offshore need energy to meet their needs, and generators are one way to do that. There are no power lines or other such resources in the middle of the ocean. People who live and work on the sea need power to perform everyday tasks and some industries require a way to power their equipment as well. Why Generators Are Needed Generators are one of the top ways that companies and people get electricity. However, not…

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Why the Mining Industry Relies on Diesel Generators

The mining industry relies heavily on diesel generators to produce the power needed to keep operations running smoothly and efficiently. Mining uses many different types of heavy machinery that need to be run using electricity. Diesel generators provide this with ease. The Mining Industry Mining is a vital industry, extracting valuable resources from the Earth. Resources such as coal, gas, iron ore, and precious metals are needed to keep our society running as it should. Mining uses large equipment to…

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Generator End Basics

When selecting a generator, knowing about the specifications of the generator end, or alternator, is a crucial component. A generator end is the portion of the generator which produces electricity. A quality generator end is essential to a quality generator, as without it the rest of the generator is useless. A modern generator that is typically used today relies on the principle of electromagnetic induction, discovered in 1831 by Michael Faraday. This principle states that electrical charges can be created…

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Generator Use in Data Centers

What is a Data Center? A data center is typically a building that houses servers and other data storage. These centers are the powerhouse for different company’s IT network and have to be continually running. There are different types of data centers for various applications, and each one is unique. Some are dedicated to large corporations, such as Google, while some house smaller businesses that are typically browser-based. All data centers have to maintain the center, operations staff to keep…

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Generator Uses In Deserts

Remote locations are often prime places to use generators. Without a typical power source, people and companies need to find alternate ways to generate power. Deserts are one of these locations. Here are just a few ways that generators make life easier when it comes to living or operating in desert locations. Why Alternate Power is Needed Deserts make up one-third of the Earth’s total land mass, so it makes sense that there would be a need for power. However,…

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Agriculture Uses of Generators

The agriculture industry relies on generators heavily. Generators provide the power needed for different situations to keep farms running smoothly. Without generators, there are times that farms would be down, sometimes for days. Here are a few ways that generators have helped to revolutionize the industry. Back-Up Power Farms rely on power for daily activities. Providing water to animals, keeping lights on, and maintaining a prime environment through heating and cooling are all activities that require electricity. As a result,…

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How Engines Evolved With The Agricultural Industry

There is no doubt that engines are vital to the agricultural industry today. Many aspects would be less efficient and reliable year to year if engines were not available. Engines allow faster production, more food to be grown and harvested, and superior procedures concerning countless tasks. Farm Equipment Farm equipment and machinery are at the heart of the agricultural industry. Tractors, planters, and combines are all powered with engines to plant and harvest crops. Balers are used to cut and…

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Engines in the Mining Industry

Engines in the mining industry have many different applications. However, these engines must be specially built to withstand harsh conditions and adhere to safety measures. This is because underground mining has some of the harshest conditions imaginable, and explosions are a very real possibility. Let’s take a look at some applications for engines in the industry. Engines in the Industry  Engines in the mining industry are used to run almost everything, both underground and above. From extracting and bringing the…

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How to Maintain Your Diesel Generator

All generator sets require regular maintenance and services performed to keep it running at its peak efficiency and to prevent failure. The key to keeping your generator maintained is to set up a planned maintenance schedule. This maintenance schedule should include all manufacturer recommended testing, inspections, maintenance and service.   What Does a Successful Planned Maintenance Schedule Include? To create a successful planned maintenance schedule you should have regular intervals of when you will perform necessary maintenance, service, testing, and…

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The Benefits of UL Listed Industrial Control Panels

Industrial Control Panels or ICPs are two or more control circuit components, power circuit components, or any combination of the two in a single assembly. Typically ICPs include terminal blocks, switches, motor drives, transformers, protective devices, and contactors. ICPs can be considered as open type or enclosed systems and can be certified for use in a wide variety of applications such as: Indoor Use Outdoor Enclosures Hazardous Locations Or a wide variety of classified locations What does it mean for…

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