Key Elements for Specifying an Engine Exhaust System

Whether you are designing a central energy plant for a hospital, or a smaller generator for a commercial facility, be sure to dedicate some time to your engine exhaust system specifications. Federal regulations are becoming stricter each day. And, at the local level, noise and air quality are becoming more and more important to permitting … Read more

Testing your generator: It may start, but will it carry the load?

Data centers and health-care facilities have some of the best and most thorough procedures for testing their emergency on-site power systems (EPSS).  For obvious reasons, these operations must have 100% confidence in their critical systems, and they invest heavily to insure that these systems will operate as expected, when needed.  Large facilities are often regulated … Read more

Step-by-Step Instructions – Simplex SmartPump

Automatic fuel fill stations provide an easy and convenient connection point for offloading fuel from tank cars to above-ground fuel tanks.  Here are the operating steps for a Simplex SmartPump, model SP-x (the x denotes the size of the fuel hose coupling, i.e.: 2″, 3″, etc): Delivery truck arrives and driver proceeds to SmartPump to make … Read more

Step-By-Step Instructions – Simplex Automatic FuelPort

Automatic fuel fill stations provide an easy and convenient connection point for offloading fuel from tank cars to above-ground fuel tanks.  Here are the operating steps for a Simplex Automatic FuelPort, model AFP-x (the x denotes the size of the fuel hose coupling, i.e.: 2″, 3″, etc.):   Delivery truck arrives and driver proceeds to … Read more