Emergency Generator Set – System Description
The generator set comprises of a diesel engine mounted on vibration dampers and a generator mounted to a common baseframe together with auxiliaries.
The engine starting system can be either electric (24VDC), pneumatic or hydraulic.
The diesel engine Jacket Water is cooled by a radiator while the generator is air cooled..
A Jacket Water heater and circulation pump will keep the diesel engine warm during stand still in order to give an easy start up. Further, an electric lubrication pump will operate prior to test start of the diesel engine and after all normal stop of the same in order to reduce wear and tear for the engine.
A fuel tank will enable the generator set to operate for 18/24 hr. A local control panel (LCP) will monitor and control the entire system. The LCP is complete with necessary instrumentation and control system either as an independent package or fully integrated into the SAS system. An easy-to-use touch panel is mounted in front of the LCP for local operation and monitoring
The generator set is a self-contained system customized to meet client specifications and designed to latest Class regulations, IMO, SOLAS, NFPA 110 and requirements to emission and is subjected to full load test prior to delivery.
Cooling of the engine can either be done air to water or water to water.