Generator Maintenance

Generator Maintenance & Safety Tips

A little generator maintenance goes a long way. When you invest in a generator – whatever its size – it’s important you take the time to look after it properly. This will not only maximise the life of the generator but will keep you safe and also save you money in the long run. Don’t wait for your unit to break down before you do some generator maintenance. Whether your generator ...

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Continuous, Prime or Standby Backup Generator?

When choosing a stationary generator for your business, the first and most important question you need to ask is this: Should I choose a continuous, prime or standby backup generator? Let’s start by looking at the difference between the types: - CONTINUOUS AND PRIME BACKUP GENERATOR These gensets operate in a similar way simply because they function as the main source of power, rather than standby power. It follows, then, that they are designed to ...

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Selecting a Stationary Generator For Business Use

From prime to continuous to standby, buying a stationary generator for business use requires some important considerations. Here are 5 decisions you need to make before you buy. Prime, continuous or standby? Your choice of generator will differ depending on whether you want prime/continuous power or standby power. Continuous and prime generators both function as the main source of power, rather than standby power, they are designed to operate for extended periods ...

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Best Large Stationary Generator Models: The Expert’s Picks

Our pick of the best large stationary generator units on the market for industry and businesses. Weighing up between the best large stationary generator for your business? With so many advanced, robust models on the market, this is no easy task. Even if once you’ve gone through the process of working out what your business needs, you still need to do your research and find out which manufacturers can deliver, and ...

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The Best Generator Engines Revealed

Ever wondered who builds the best generator engines? We’ve put them to the test –now it’s time to crown the winners. A generator is only as good as its engine. Sure it might be packed with the most innovative features, large capacity fuel tanks, noise-reducing casing, remote starting and more. But when it comes to the crunch, if the generator’s engine isn’t up to par, its performance won’t be either. Read ...

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Diesel generator

Diesel generators v. Petrol generators: which is the best?

When it comes to engines, there’s no greater grudge match then diesel generator versus petrol generator. But this battle isn’t restricted to the road – it’s a battle that extends to, worksites, homes, businesses and farms across Australia. It’s a battle of the generators. Here at My Generator, we know for a fact that diesel generator are some of the most cost-effective and fuel-efficient units you can buy. But petrol generators have come ...

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In Generators we trust: Keeping powered up when the grid goes down

Power outages are becoming more and more common in cities and towns across Australia. And while storms are at fault most the time, we can’t always blame the weather. In August last year, a major power outage caused chaos across Sydney’s suburbs as a result of something going wrong in a large substation where a technician was working. Just weeks later over in Melbourne, more than 100,000 homes were without ...

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Cultivating alternative fuels: Why Biodiesel is becoming a viable alternative to diesel fuel

The diesel engine has long been the number one choice for power, reliability and high fuel economy worldwide. However, as petroleum becomes ever more expensive, the challenge has been to find a sustainable way to continue running these engines without relying on diminishing petrol supplies. Enter biodiesel. Created from vegetable oils, biodiesel is intended to be used as a replacement for petroleum diesel fuel. But contrary to popular belief, biodiesel is ...

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