No, this isn’t an actual test. But, if you’re reading this blog, you probably want to know more about diesel generators, you’re looking to buy or replace your generator or both. There are many kinds of diesel generators on the market, expanding your knowledge about diesel generators can help you to figure out which is best for your company.Tradewinds 100kw

Do You Know Your Wattage Requirement?

Your wattage requirement is the amount of wattage your company needs to power emergency systems, or provide full power. Your wattage requirement will determine how large and how complex your diesel generator will be.

Do You Know What An EMD Generator Is?

EMD stands for “electro motive diesel” and these generators are low-risk generators will little to no maintenance. They have low RPMs and a wide variety of applications.

Do You Know What A Diesel Electric Generator Is?

A diesel electric generator is a combination of an electric generator and a diesel engine and an alternator which generates energy using diesel as fuel. These generators make a great emergency power supply, but they can also be an essential part of keeping the power on consistently.

Air Cooled Vs Water Cooled, What’s The Difference?Cummins Diesel Generator

In short, an air-cooled generator relied on a specialized air intake system to cool the generators engine. Air cooled generators are less complex than their water-cooled counterparts. A water-cooled system uses a more complex system that involves water pipes to flow around the generator’s engine as it runs. They also have a complex radiator system and require more maintenance than their air-cooled counterparts.

Critical Power Has The Answer To All Of Your Diesel Generator Questions

Here at Critical Power we know an awful lot about diesel generators. We offer our customers the benefit of decades of combined knowledge along with our commitment to quality generators. Call or email us with any of your questions about diesel generators.