generator set


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generator set

[′jen·ə‚rād·ər ‚set]
(engineering)
The aggregate of one or more generators together with the equipment and plant for producing the energy that drives them.

generator set

A unit consisting of an electric generator driven by an engine.
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FG Wilson generator sets are trusted to provide emergency power in over 150 countries around the world.
The two companies - Leroy-Somer and UPS - will work together to promote and market the new and wide range of alternators and generator set controllers and offer most innovative power generation solutions to the local market.
4 kV generator sets are nine C2250D5 and four C1100D5 units, using Cummins QSK60-G4 and QST30-G4 engines.
We knew from the start that we wanted to place this prototype Series 1600 generator set in an aggregate quarry application," said Michael Ware, sales manager for Interstate Power Systems, a distributor for MTU Onsite Energy.
In the early stages of the latest storm here in the Northeast, a bank called On Site Energy and rented generator sets ranging from 35 kW to 300 kW, 23 generator sets in all.
And the connection between the load bank and the generator set is convenient and safe.
One of the most popular generator set options -- and a major focus of the redesign -- was the enclosure.
Due to the fact that the LT AC brushless alternator price in a diesel generator set comprises only 18 to 20 percent of the total generator set cost and it is procured by original equipment manufacturers (OEMs), the overall profit margins are considerably low.
Equipped with a gas engine control module using ADEM III electronic controls, the generator set allows for full engine control from a single source.
The generator set is capable of switching between 480/277 V or 208/120 V, three-phase operation utilizing the voltage changeover board instead of a voltage selector switch.
As an electric power solutions leader, Caterpillar offers a broad range of products, including a complete line of generator sets for prime, standby and distributed generation; containerized power modules; environmentally compliant gas-fueled systems; heat recovery solutions; and rental units to meet temporary or emergency needs.
Renold Hi-Tec Couplings of Halifax, England, designed the product for use in generator sets and similar applications.

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