Rental Generator Sets

Tuesday, May 22, 2012

Topic:   Rental Generator Sets/Jobsite Start and Test Considerations
Speaker:  Chris Fry & John Boro, Cummins West

Time:        5:30 PM - Attitude Adjustment
                    6:00 PM - Meeting
                    7:00 PM - Dinner
Location: Sinbad's Restaurant
                    Pier 2 The Embarcadero
                    San Francisco, CA 94111
Cost:        $25 (at the door)
Limited Seating (RSVP Required)
$25 (Email pre-registration)
Pre-registrants qualify for IEEE Color Book Drawing
Students: $10 (at the door) for first 5 IEEE student members.
Contact: Bob Formicola
(209) 470–3056

For the rental portion, our speaker Chris Fry will bring along a 60 kw rental unit for some hands on presentation and discussion. He will discuss rating requirements, cabling requirements, output voltage capabilities, site access, re-fueling requirements, environmental issues (noise levels, emissions and fuel storage) and general cost information.  

For the start and test portion, our speaker John Boro will discuss examples from specifications based on his experience, as well as some of the obstacles and challenges in meeting the specification.  He will discuss reactive vs resistive load bank testing at the jobsite, placement of the load bank, access to the site, NFPA 110 testing and coordination, transient monitoring and recording, fuel tank pressure testing and site readiness for the test.

Chris Fry Cummins West
Has been in various positions for 26 years and is currently the manager for rental products and aftermarket support.

John Boro Cummins West
Has been with Cummins West for 35 years in various positions, the last 23 years as a Sales Engineer for Power Generation Systems.