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An electric generator is a device that is used by the construction industry to convert mechanical energy into electrical energy. Petrol generators, natural gas generators, propane and diesel generators are some of the fuel sources used to produce electrical energy in this way. Find a wide selection of used electric generators from brands such as PRAMAC, YAMAHA, WARRIOR, MARATHON and WINCO at best prices from international second hand market and auctioneers. Compare specs and prices and buy the best used electric generator for you
Electric Generators - Home or Construction
The electrical generator that is commonly used today works on the principle of electromagnetic induction. It was Michael Faraday in the early 1830s who discovered that a flow of electric charges could be induced by the movement of an electrical conductor in a magnetic field. Today mechanical energy from a motor is thus converted into electrical energy. A portable electric generator is in effect very similar to your local power plant, albeit much smaller in scale. Having such electrical power generation on standby for your use is very handy during power outages, or when you are working in an area that is off the electricity grid, such as a building site.
Electrical generators are available in various configurations for use in different applications. There are essentially two different types of electric generators to choose between. Portable electric generators can be taken anywhere to be used, and are handy in a wide range of applications, especially domestic power outages. You simply start them up and plug in your appliances. A standby generator starts up automatically during power outages, and can be particularly useful for businesses that would be harmed significantly by being without electricity. If you are looking for an electric generator for sale, you need to estimate your power requirements before you purchase. Add up the wattage on all the appliances you are likely to want your electric generator to operate, so you can determine the size of generator necessary.
Used Electric Generators At Second Hand Market
Buying a used electric generator is an excellent way of keeping costs down. A new generator can prove to be expensive and its value is soon reduced by depreciation, so why not look for what you require in the used market, where there are bargains to be had? Online second-hand sellers provide a useful window into the many brands and models of electrical generators available as well as used generators, giving you an excellent overview of the state of the market, so that you can be well-informed when it comes to making your decision. You may even be able to find a used electricity generator for sale, running off water flow or wind power. That would certainly help with your bottom line!
Major Manufacturers Of Electric Generators
The smallest model of electrical generator in the HYUNDAI leisure range is the HY1000 Si Leisure Inverter Generator; ideal for camping, caravanning and boating. The HONDA EC3600 open framed 2.0kw petrol generator 115Vac / 230Vac is used widely throughout the construction industry and is noted for its rugged build quality and reliability. The KIPOR KDE75SS3 Diesel Generator 64kw is much sought after in the used electric generators market by those in need of equipment capable of standing up to heavy demand. The CLARKE 4.4kw Petrol Generator 8857720 is noted for offering a highly reliable power source for various applications remote from mains electricity, whether it's for home, business or industrial use. A competitive and best-selling silent diesel generator that is also proving to be hot on the used equipment market is the NIELSEN 3 Phase Diesel Generator 6.5kw, much relied upon in the construction industry and by farmers. SIEMENS offers a superb range of electrical generators inthe 25 to 2,235 MVA power range, and are noted for achieving efficiency levels of up to 99%. Other electric generator manufacturers whose products are highly regarded include PRAMAC, YAMAHA, WARRIOR, MARATHON and WINCO.