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    Diesel Fire Pumps

    Hello! I have a diesel fire pump and jockey pump. The Article 695 by NEC is only for ELECTRIC Motor Fire Pumps? For diesel drive, the control panel must be connected like 695 article indicate? Or i can to connect the fire control panel with another load?
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    12v power supply for diesel heater

    Hi, I am in the process of setting up a diesel heater to warm our conservatory and need to provide 12v power to it. I have purchased a CCTV distribution box which essentially has a 30amp convertor wired to distribution board. My plan is to remove the distribution board and wire the power...
  3. M

    Power Factor correction of a Diesel GenSet

    Hi All, During my exercises on paper, we always assume the source from grid has Tension and Currentnin phase. Today, for the first time, I was learning about Diesel Genset and noticed its plate saying 2700 MVA / 2000 MW. So basically, somehow a source has its own Power Factor (PF). 1. Can...
  4. P

    Transmission wiring diagram for kia sorento 2005 VGT 170 HP. 2,5 diesel engine

    Hi Everyone Could you please help me on following question: After deep chemical cleaning inside car cabin and engine compartment of my car, it became faulty. I took it to service and mechanic did computer test. P0721,P0551 and P0773 errors appeared on screen. Shift solenoid electrical. Car...
  5. J

    Help requested with 11 kV diesel generator set

    Help requested with 11kV, 3MW generator. Our generator has just returned from a major overhaul, and we are in the process of recommissioning the set. The setup is that the generator supplies power onto a common busbar in parallel with the DNO supply. We supply site load and export any excess...
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    Permanent Diesel Generators Installed Inside a Building

    Do somone know requirements for Permanent Diesel Generators Installed Inside a Building ?
  7. Midwest

    Vans, diesel engines & DIESEL PARTICULATE FILTER (DPF)

    This subject has been mentioned before (wirepuller talked of it), but it won't hurt to mention it again (Fawlty Tower Style!) for those thinking of a new van (or car). I've been looking for a new used vehicle; was thinking of getting some sort of Chelsea tractor, one of which was a Discovery...
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    Advise needed. Diesel generator loading issues

    Hi everyone, I would really appreciate some advise. I'm a domestic electrician but my neighbors asked me for some help on a issue he has and here I am. So my neighbor has a tree surgeon company, they have a yard where the cut and dry logs as well. So they've just got a new drying system...
  9. Gavin John Hyde

    Gov announce no new petrol or diesel post 2040

    Apparently the government are going to announce this week that from 2040 no new diesel or petrol vehicles will be allowed to be sold in the UK. sounds good in theory but can't see it working too well. Now am i the only one who thinks if everybody plugs there car into the grid to charge then the...
  10. C

    Diesel vans and the coming tax

    Hello guys Moving forward giving the daily charge of £10 in most large cities to drive a diesel vehicle what are you doing in the wake of this?
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    Diesel Scrapage scheme???

    So the Government is considering some form of diesel scrapage scheme.. I can't help thinking that its not just the older vehicles causing the problems so why don't they actively try and change peoples habits by: 1. Making children go to the closest school (we all know how much quieter the...
  12. Andy-1960

    Electrical install by Diesel Pump

    Can anyone tell me what the requirements are for installing a 230v spur outlet near to diesel pumps. As diesel does not burn easily is this still classed as a hazardous area?
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    Veg oil system control design help.

    hi all I'm working on a veg oil conversion for our (1997) 110 defender and have some ideas of how I'd like to control it but my auto electric knowledge is poor and I was wondering if anyone could help? I've contacted a few auto electricians and no one wants the job. I have bought a stack pro...
  14. B

    Focus 1.8 tdci spluttering

    My Trusty focus started to misfire and splutter as I was overtaking (uphill on a motorway) ended up dropping back and engine run as normal. problem got gradually worse suspected a burst pipe or seized turbo motor, a quick check said nothing amiss. Ended up driving like a sunday school teacher to...
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    Car Battery Alternative

    Hello All, I'd appreciate some advice and your patience at my lack of knowledge of things electrical. The situation I have is I need to run a diesel pump that is designed to run off a standard car battery but I'm not using it to pump diesel or do it anywhere near a car. I would like to have...
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    Electrical supply equipment for diesel storage tank pumpset

    Looking for help on the following. On a site we have 3 10000 litre diesel storage tanks all built to the relevant standards however the pumpset is fitted with a standard 13 amp plug top plugged into a metalclad twin switched socket. I am sure this is not right but cannot find the relevant regs...
  17. M

    Automatic transfer switch surge protector blown!

    Hi all I installed an 80kVa diesel generator set with automatic transfer switch awhile ago. All supplied by customer. Generator is second hand at 50 hours work and it turns out the ATS is too. All has been working fine for the last 6 months or so but recently the generator has been struggling...
  18. B

    Diesel injectors help needed:

    Hi All, As a non electrical guy I need some serious help regarding a decision that needs to be made. I am based in South Africa and have a 2009 GM Isuzu KB250 Dteq bakkie/pick-up/truck (whatever you may call it) My vehicle started giving problems and kicked out a P0652 fault which reads low...
  19. B

    Diesel injectors help needed:

    Hi All, As a non electrical guy I need some serious help regarding a decision that needs to be made. I am based in South Africa and have a 2009 GM Isuzu KB250 Dteq bakkie/pick-up/truck (whatever you may call it) My vehicle started giving problems and kicked out a P0652 fault which reads low...
  20. E

    PV field irrigation system using a 3 phase pump...

    Hi to all you solar chappies, Need a little advice on a 11KW stand alone PV irrigation pump installation. Not done much at all with PV installations and trying to get some of the information i need off the internet is proving difficult especially as it all takes loads of time going through...


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