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Random access vs. dead bus paralleling methods examined in new white paper

The vast majority of paralleled generator sets in operation today use a paralleling method known as random access paralleling to synchronize and connect generator sets…

Cummins Power Generation white paper makes the case for ISO as the acoustical testing standard

International Organization for Standardization (ISO) standards for acoustic noise measurements are the only rigorous global standards for testing, and should be the default choice for…

New white paper explores the load step capabilities of Cummins Power Generation lean-burn natural gas generator sets

Transient load capabilities of lean-burn natural gas generator sets is the title of a new Cummins Power Generation white paper available for download. Author Timothy…

Cummins Power Generation white paper offers insight on how generator sets can communicate

The ability to communicate with devices from multiple manufacturers is a key requirement across today’s electronic products market. For users of generator sets, two specific…

Generator Excitation Systems Explained in New White Paper

Generator set manufacturers offer different options for providing power to the automatic voltage regulator (AVR), and selection of the proper option is important to ensure…

Cummins Power Generation white paper argues the merits of an all-on-one design philosophy for generator sets

Generator sets are better supplied by single-source manufacturers that know how to integrate all the components rather than by local equipment assemblers. This is the…

Cummins Power Generation white paper brings clarity to the ’10-second start’ debate

What counts as a 10-second start? According to a newly available white paper from Cummins Power Generation, there are multiple factors that need taking into…

New white paper compares medium and high-speed diesel generators

High-speed and medium speed diesel generators each have advantages and disadvantages, and a number of factors must be considered when deciding which is best for…

Acoustical Testing is topic of new white paper

Acoustical testing is a critical element in the development of a high-horsepower diesel generator set. Large generator sets produce high levels of noise that often…

New Cummins Power Generation white paper explores potential of Liquefied Natural Gas as an alternative to diesel

As interest in Liquefied Natural Gas (LNG) grows around the world, the infrastructure of liquefaction, transportation, storage and vaporization is expanding to keep up with…

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