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Load Bank Testing | Part 3 | Choosing the Right Load Bank

During testing with a resistive only load bank, a system that is sensitive to transient voltage dips would not necessarily provide an indication of a power supply or system condition that would lead to a potential problem during operation.

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Load Bank Testing | Part 2 | Key Reason for Load Testing

The key reason for load testing is that many generator sets seldom run under full load conditions after the manufacturer’s factory testing. Though tested in compliance with the regulatory requirements that permit use of actual loads, over time, this practice can lead to conditions that affect performance and reliability. Modern diesel generator sets designed to meet the stringent EPA Tier Level emission standards are designed to be operated at loads higher than 50% for optimum life and performance.

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HPS Loadbanks Publishes New Loadbank Testing eBook

HPS Loadbanks Discusses the Importance of Reactive Load Bank Testing. 

HPS Loadbanks (HPS), the leading distributor of Crestchic® load banks in North America, has released a new eBook, Ask the Expert: Why Resistive Reactive Load Bank Testing is the Smart Choice.The new eBook provides important information on why complete load bank testing is important, especially for health care facilities and data centers.

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Load Bank Testing | Part 1 | Standards of Certification

In examining the key differences between resistive and resistive/ reactive load testing, and why the latter is necessary, it is important to focus on addressing a facility’s emergency power generation system as a whole by testing the entire system to identify system-wide weaknesses at the time of commissioning and at periodic test intervals to be in compliance with regulatory agencies.

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Maintaining a Healthy Generator Engine at Your Facility | Part 2

The recommended procedure to follow for the load bank test would be to:

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HPS Loadbanks Publishes New Load Bank Testing eBook

HPS Loadbanks Discuss es Maintaining a Healthy Diesel Generator Engine at Your Facility. 

HPS Loadbanks (HPS), the leading distributor of Crestchic® load banks in North America, has released a new eBook, Ask the Expert: Maintaining a Healthy Diesel Generator at Your Facility.

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The Case for Reactive Load Bank Testing for Stationary Engines | Part 3

A reactive load bank test of a facility’s power generation system can actually simulate the system’s response to a changing load pattern:

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The Case for Reactive Load Bank Testing for Stationary Engines | Part 1

For years, responsible facilities managers have been aware that they need backup electric power generation equipment at their businesses as “insurance” against threats such as lost time and equipment damage due to utility power interruptions.

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HPS Loadbanks Publishes Free eBook on Load Bank Testing

Author Discusses the Case for Resistive/Reactive Load Bank Testing for Stationary Engines. 

Ever wonder what the differences are between resistive and resistive/reactive load testing? And why the latter is necessary?

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HPS Loadbanks Introduces the 3.3 MVA Resistive Reactive Load Bank

All Weather Unit, Industry Leading Life Span and Guaranteed Buy-Back Value.

HPS Loadbanks (HPS), the leading distributor of Crestchic load banks in North America, showcases its completely new product line of high quality resistive load banks, resistive reactive load banks, and Vantran transformers at the PowerGen show, December 13 –15, 2011, at the Las Vegas Convention Center in Las Vegas, Nevada (Booth 2312).

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