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Why Should I Schedule ATS Maintenance?

Why Should I Schedule ATS Maintenance?

Your generator’s automatic transfer switch is critical to the unit’s functionality. When properly maintained, your ATS will be able to switch between your primary power source and the generator for years without issue. As a cost-saving measure, some companies may put generator maintenance on the back-burner, thinking that problems may not arise if the unit itself is not in use. What Happens During an ATS Maintenance Visit? During a maintenance visit, a licensed technician will take several steps to make sure each component of your generator and automatic transfer switch are operating as intended. Prior to beginning your visit,... Read More

Checks & Service to Perform on Your Generator This Winter

Checks & Service to Perform on Your Generator This Winter

With freezing temperatures in the forecast and snow on the horizon, the threat of a power outage is at its peak due to pressure on electrical lines and frigid air. Before a storm, it’s important to make sure your generator is properly serviced to keep your facility powered up in case of a widespread outage. Make sure the following checks and repairs are made in order to keep your generator operational. Check the Oil Levels If your generator seizes while it is running, the culprit may not be faulty parts of even the environment: if your generator runs long... Read More

Broco Oil Offer Code for Weld Power Customers

Broco Oil Offer Code for Weld Power Customers

Weld Power Generator is proud to have Broco Oil as our chosen fuel vendor.  Broco Oil helps to ensure our mission critical customer’s generators are fueled and ready for any upcoming storms or potential power outages. With the winter upon us and the snow right around the corner, making sure your generator is kept maintained and fueled up is important. This winter, when you call Broco Oil and mention “Weld Power”, you’ll receive 10% off your order of premium fuel. Broco Oil can be reached by calling (781) 246-1130. If you are looking to buy or rent a generator... Read More

Preparing Your Generator for Fall

Preparing Your Generator for Fall

As the summer comes to a close, the time will come to start making preparations for your generator to retain full functionality in the colder months. Maintaining your generator prevents problems from occurring when an outage occurs and you’re left in the dark. Before the leaves and snow begin to fall, perform routine maintenance and checks to keep everything operational. Keep any openings clear of debris As leaves and acorns begin to fall, the wind may carry them towards your generator and block essential openings such as air ducts and exhaust pipes. This will prevent air from flowing properly... Read More

Creating a Summer Heat & Storm Contingency Plan

Creating a Summer Heat & Storm Contingency Plan

With the summer arriving comes several side effects: the start of hurricane season, increased risk of powerful thunderstorms and excessive heat. Each of these factors can contribute to power loss in your facility, and it is important to make sure you are prepared before an emergency occurs by having a company-wide contingency plan in place in order to minimize downtime and data loss. This can be completed by following these steps prior to an emergency. Create a Power Loss Contingency Plan Before a potential storm or heat wave is announced, write a plan that will assign roles to each... Read More