Updates address inverter-fed polyphase motors, temperature rise testing, and tolerances
October 6, 2016
The National Electrical Manufacturers Association (NEMA) announced it has revised NEMA MG 1-2016 Motors and Generators. NEMA MG 1 assists users in the proper selection and application of motors and generators.
The home standby generator is designed to be reliable in the face of the impossible-to-predict variable weather conditions that often necessitate its use; yet, many homeowners do not utilize this appliance. These generators provide homeowners reliable backup power to keep them comfortable, safe, and secure during a power outage.
Acquisition Will Provide Significant Expansion of Generator Product Offering
October 24, 2013
Generac Holdings Inc., a leading designer and manufacturer of generators and other engine powered products, has announced the signing of a purchase agreement with Baldor Electric Co., a wholly-owned subsidiary of ABB Group, to acquire substantially all of the assets of Baldor’s generator products division.
LE Inc. has introduced seven new generator sets in its Equipment Division product lineup. The 10 kW unit is offered as a stationary generator set with a 20 gallon fuel tank. Six generator sets, ranging from 13 kW to 56 kW, include a single or double axle trailer, 50-100 gallon fuel tanks, oil pan, and water jacket heaters.
Contractor Says Customers Seek to Avoid Power Outages Due to Extreme Weather
June 11, 2013
Mechanical contracting firm TAG Mechanical Systems Inc. reports that it has seen a 25 percent increase in the number of inquiries regarding generators for homes and businesses during the first week of the 2013 hurricane season.
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Generac Power Systems Inc., a leading manufacturer of backup power equipment including residential, commercial, and industrial generators, announced that it will commit $5-6 million to expanding and remodeling its headquarters and an additional $3-4 million in upgrades to create a technical center.
Hartford Steam Boiler Offers Information for Safe Use and to Help Prevent Loss
December 19, 2011
Consumers and businesses are expected to purchase thousands of backup generators as a result of recent record power outages in the Northeast, but the Hartford Steam Boiler Inspection and Insurance Company (HSB) warns that improper installation can cause fires, property damage, and even serious injury or death.