The Simplex PowerStar Portable Load Bank is an essential tool for generator set dealers and service providers. It is ideally-suited for testing of small engine-generators, whether in the service shop or out in the field. The PowerStar load bank can also be networked with other PowerStar load banks to allow testing of larger generators! The … Read more
If you live in South Florida, you may soon catch a glimpse of a couple of brand new load banks that we recently delivered to the area. The gray-colored unit is a Simplex Trident-1500 load bank rated for 1500kW at 480Vac. The white load bank is its bigger brother, a Trident-2500 rated for 2500kW at … Read more
Simplex is expanding its product line with the addition of a new load bank for generators installed in weatherproof enclosures. The Vector Series load bank is designed for rooftop mounting on enclosed generator sets that feature vertical exhaust air. The Vector load bank mounts over the air exhaust opening and is cooled by the radiator air … Read more
Permanently-installed generator load banks are a great way to identify potential issues before they cause serious problems. When discussing the selection of a load bank, I am often asked what load bank rating should be specified for a given generator. Here is my approach to the question of load bank ratings.
If your company offers generator test services, we have some good news for you! Simplex has just added the Infinity 200 to its family of small portable load banks. This load bank is rated 200kw at 240v/480v, 3-phase (150kw at 208v/416v 3-phase, and 133kw at 240v, 1-phase). All controls are via a hand-held touchscreen controller, … Read more