Inspection required for the recent purchase of SDMO 400kVA Diesel Generator with Volvo engine for the Manufacturing site, acquired by private sale and needed urgently for additional business power for the production of materials.
JS Power visited customers site to inspect their commercial diesel generator, it was difficult to tell how many hours the generator had carried out due to a faulty reading panel. The following faults were diagnosed:
Fault on Control Panel
It was decided after a full discussion with the client that a refurbishment of the generator would be the best option to ensure the generator could operate efficiently when required and within its engines capacity. Replacement of the faulty SDMO control panel and batteries helped this 17-year-old generator spring back to life. Once up and running a full major service was carried out. No faults were observed whilst using the thermal imaging during the load testing.
The generator passed the load bank test with flying colours. After a wash down and canopy re-seal, this machine was ready for its new life in manufacturing.