Re: Portable 10kW powersupply.

>>From jim.fosse-at-bdt-dot-comSun May  5 10:41:57 1996
>Date: Sat, 04 May 1996 05:42:55 GMT
>From: Jim Fosse <jim.fosse-at-bdt-dot-com>
>To: tesla-at-pupman-dot-com
>Subject: Re: Portable 10kW powersupply.
>On Fri, 3 May 1996 22:14:31 -0600, Tesla List
><tesla-at-poodle.pupman-dot-com>, you wrote:
>>>From kukkonen-at-cc.hut.fiFri May  3 22:11:13 1996
>>Date: Sat, 4 May 1996 00:12:59 +0300 (EET DST)
>>From: Kristian Ukkonen <kukkonen-at-cc.hut.fi>
>>To: tesla-at-pupman-dot-com
>>Subject: Portable 10kW powersupply.
>>Hello all,
>>I recently acquired a 10kW 1-phase Ac-generator (150kg mass) and I am
>>planning to run it with a diesel engine. Has anyone any experience about
>>the control one needs to alterate the carburetor setting as a function of
>>power output from the generator? How do they do this in aggregates?
>	all the small 5-10Kw alternators that I've seen (not that
>many) use a solenoid in series with the output to pull the carburetor
>butterfly valve open.
>	cheers,
>	jim

What the solenoid is for is to kick in the engine when using the Auto-idle
feature found on most newer alternators. The govenor is what keeps the
engine running at constant speed depending on the load.


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