Diesel generator with new engine
Generac's diesel industrial generators with Perkins diesel engines have an exhaust hood that mounts to the muffler system and the engines are designed to be more energy efficient.
Generac Industrial Power has released its 400/500/600 kW diesel industrial configured generators with Perkins diesel engines. Generac has standardized the frames and enclosures that house these new engines to bring them into alignment with other Generac Industrial Power products. Generac’s 400 kW generators offer a new Perkins 12.5 L engine, the 500 kW units are powered by the new Perkins 15.2 L engine, and the 600 kW generators contain the Perkins 18.1 L. The highly competitive and dependable 1800 rpm diesel engines from Perkins afford these generators greater levels of efficiency, affordability, ease of maintenance, and all of the other collateral benefits of standardization. The company anticipates expanding this initiative to include its Bi-Fuel and Gemini models in future. The new line of base fuel tanks is now standardized as well. In addition, the 500 kW and 600 kW nodes will offer a preinstalled enclosure from the factory, thus improving installation time. Also new is an aesthetically designed exhaust hood that mounts to the muffler system, reducing sound harshness to a greater degree than ever before and minimizing environmental effects on system operations.
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Before the calendar turned, 2016 already had the makings of a pivotal year for manufacturing, and for the world.
There were the big events for the year, including the United States as Partner Country at Hannover Messe in April and the 2016 International Manufacturing Technology Show in Chicago in September. There's also the matter of the U.S. presidential elections in November, which promise to shape policy in manufacturing for years to come.
But the year started with global economic turmoil, as a slowdown in Chinese manufacturing triggered a worldwide stock hiccup that sent values plummeting. The continued plunge in world oil prices has resulted in a slowdown in exploration and, by extension, the manufacture of exploration equipment.
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