Here we can try to answer the most common questions but if your question is not listed please contact us.
Q: Are diesel generators designed for prime power, or are they just back-up generators?
A: Diesel generators will meet any power need, but they are designed to meet the strenuous demands of continuous use when sufficient power is difficult to acquire.
Q: Can the generator be set up outside?
A: Yes, every one of our generators has a protective and waterproof insulated case.
Q: How much fuel will be used?
A: The size of the generator will play a big part in how much fuel it will use, as well as how much load you are pulling and the running time.
Q: What is on the distribution board?
A: The number of outlets you will have will depend on the size of the generator but they will all include 16 and 32 amp outlets.
Q: Are they diesel or petrol?
A: The smaller range of generators will be petrol i.e. 1kva – 5kva and the larger equipment is diesel i.e. 16kva – 80kva.
Q: How big are they?
A: The larger generators can be up to 4m long and delivered on twin axle trailer’s.
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What size generator do I need?
The size of the generator required can be quite easily worked out, providing you know the maximum current draw required in Amps or Kilowatts of the electrical products you are wishing to operate. The best option is to talk to all of your suppliers to gain as much information as possible and then when you call us, we will do our absolute best to meet all of these requirements.