Ratings classification for power generation systems
The Data Center Continuous (DCC) rating by Cummins Power Generation applies to the 50 and 60 Hz generator set configurations.
Cummins Power Generation’s Data Center Continuous (DCC) rating offers diesel generator sets rated for unlimited hours of operation, with no restrictions on average variable load factor. DCC ratings will be applicable for any data center installation where a reliable utility exists. The Data Center Continuous ratings span the range of Cummins Power Generation’s high-horsepower diesel generator sets, from 1 to 2.5 MW, and will apply to both 50 and 60 Hz configurations. This introduction is part of Cummins’ overall focus on data center innovation, marshalling a team of global experts and lifecycle support resources specifically for its data center customers. Cummins DCC ratings can be applied up to the specified rating without restrictions on varying or nonvarying loads or hours of operation. The new ratings are in addition to the current emergency standby and prime power ratings.
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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.
Read more: 2015 Salary Survey