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Diesel Generator Troubleshooting Part 1 – Fuel Microbial Contamination, Leaking Injectors & More

Ever try to start a diesel when it’s cold? Diesels are marvels of efficient power generation, but cold does affect many of the operations of these engines. When it is cold the oil thickens, low temperature compromises battery out-put and conspire to lower the cranking speed as does the fuel itself. Diesel fuel contains paraffin.…

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Hydrocarbons to Electricity Part Two; Diesel Mobile Generators, Electronics, Power Inverters & More

The turbine engine is a multifuel engine. Currently some trucks and the US Abrams M1 tank use turbine engines. These are essentially jet engines with the turbine geared to the power train. The only major application is in airplanes, helicopters and marine. Marine, particularly naval applications use a gas turbine. Steam turbine engines essentially use…

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Hydrocarbons to Electricity Part One; Diesel & Gasoline Generator Fuel Types, Engines & More

The humble generator converts chemical energy to mechanical energy and ultimately to electrical energy. Generator Fuel Types We’ve discussed fuels in the past. There the two common liquid fuels: Diesel or compression ignition fuels and spark ignition fuels like gasoline and the alcohols. The gaseous fuels are generally limited to natural gas that is mostly…

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