In the Know | Hawthorne Power Systems

Caterpillar Introduces their First Tier 4 Final Diesel Generator Set

Recently, Caterpillar introduced the Cat XQ375, the first Tier 4 Final mobile diesel generator set. Ideal for mid-sized power need, the XQ375 rental generator is powered by the fuel-efficient Cat C13 ACERT engine. Rated for standby operation at 375 ekW, the new XQ375 features greater power output than previous generator sets in this product category. Additionally, the XQ375 has enhanced sound attenuation and can change voltage faster. Caterpillar will introduce a full line of Tier 4 Final mobile diesel power modules ranging from 20 ekW to 500 ekW over the next two years.

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Rental Generators Provide the Power You Need

Hawthorne Power Systems offers a great selection of Caterpillar diesel powered mobile generators ranging from 3.5 kW to 2000 kW. Rental gensets are available on trailers for easy transportation and quick dispatch and installation. Each generator includes an on-board fuel tank that can be equipped with paralleling capability, auto start/stop controls, and dual voltage.

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Sharp Medical | Hawthorne Cat Customer Spotlight

Sharp Health Care, San Diego's largest health care provider, depends on Caterpillar to ensure its facilities have reliable power 100% of the time. Sharp's Metropolitan Medical Campus has four Cat 3512 standby power generator sets. Additionally, the Chula Vista location has two standby power generator sets as well.

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USS Midway | Hawthorne Cat Customer Spotlight

After 47 years of service, the USS Midway is now permanently docked in San Diego Bay. The USS Midway is a floating WW II museum and features more than 60 exhibits, a gift shop, and a theatre. 

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Unscheduled Power Outages | Electrical System Maintenance

Don't let an unscheduled power outage happen to you. In the Caterpillar blog "Preventing Unscheduled Power Outages: Electrical System Maintenance" by Grant Kuch, he recommends performing routine maintenance checks on your electrical components is just as important as maintaining your mechanical equipment. Electrical components, like circuit breakers are often overlooked.  A circuit breaker is much can become stiff and unstable if it goes too long without being checked. Some power outages can be prevented by implementing standard equipment testing and scheduling routine preventative maintenance. 

Read the blog for more information. Contact a Hawthorne Power Systems representative to schedule your preventative maintenance.

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BAE Systems Recognizes Hawthorne Power Systems For Excellence

Hawthorne Power Systems has received a preferred supplier performance rating in quality and delivery by BAE Systems San Diego Ship Repair. Each year BAE Systems evaluates all of their vendors. This rating put Hawthorne Power Systems in the highest ranked category. The score was determined by Hawthorne Power Systems' compliance to specifications, purchase order matching requirements and lack of shopping damage caused by improper packaging. Vice President of Hawthorne Power Systems, Kirk Fowkes, had this to say about their accolade, "We are especially proud of this distinction as it represents sustained excellence over a period of time in which we had over 1,474 deliverables to BAE Systems." 

Read the press release for more information.

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