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When choosing a second-hand diesel generator set, you must pay attention to these problems!
June 06, 2022
A well-maintained second-hand diesel generator set is not much different from a new one, and the price is quite different from the new one. Generally, the price difference between a second-hand generator and a new generator is generally 10%~ Between 25%, if you choose to buy a second-hand diesel generator set, it can greatly save the equipment cost of the enterprise, so it is favored by many users.
A well-maintained second-hand diesel generator set is not much different from a new one, and the price is quite different from the new one. Generally, the price difference between a second-hand generator and a new generator is generally 10%~ Between 25%, if you choose to buy a second-hand diesel generator set, it can greatly save the equipment cost of the enterprise, so it is favored by many users, then this article will introduce you some precautions for the selection of second-hand diesel generator sets, Allow users to choose as many units as possible.
1. Load balancing test
The mobile load group unit is designed to accurately simulate the operating load when the generator is running. It matches the power output of the generator and ensures that the generator does not have overload problems.
2. Generator supplier
Where and who you buy a used generator from is critical as it will give you an idea of the condition of the equipment. Industrial diesel generators are complex machines that require maintenance and testing by experienced engineers to operate at optimum efficiency.
We strongly recommend that you choose a supplier who has a good understanding of generators and a proven track record of selling used generators. Because they thoroughly inspect the generator before selling it, it's very safe for you.
3. Generator age, hours and usage
The first thing you should do before buying a used generator is to check the run time, age and usage of the generator set you are interested in buying. It is also helpful to know what it will be used for and whether it will be used as a backup or primary power source.
Generators used for backup power are generally better maintained and in better condition than those used for primary power.
4. The reputation of the generator manufacturer
When purchasing a used generator, it is recommended that you pay attention to the history and reputation of the generator manufacturer. Any manufacturer with bad reviews or reputation should avoid it as much as possible. Users try to invest in and buy with confidence by choosing a trusted manufacturer with a solid reputation for producing reliable equipment.
5. Visual inspection
If you don't understand, you can ask a professional technician to check whether all the mechanical parts on the generator are worn or aged, including whether there are cracks or corrosion. Any parts found to be faulty should be replaced.
The above points, users must pay great attention when buying second-hand diesel generator sets. It is also worth noting that second-hand diesel generator sets have no warranty period, which is one of the reasons why they are much lower in price than new ones.
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