In the Know | Power

Fluid Analysis | The Importance of S.O.S. Services

Hawthorne's S.O.S.SM (Scheduled Oil Sampling) can put your equipment on a regular diagnostic program.

S.O.S. identifies abnormal wear by determining the amount of various wear elements in the oil from a particular compartment. Sample data is then permanently recorded to track the history of each compartment of each machine and warn of impending failure. In addition to oil, the lab can evaluate fuel, hydraulic fluid and coolant for indicators that can lead to early, unexpected failures.

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Uninterruptible Power Supply (UPS)

Hawthorne Power Systems understands the importance of quality power to your operation. Whether supporting critical processes or defending servers from harmful power problems, Cat's Uninterruptible Power Supply (UPS) Systems will provide years of low maintenance protection. Yielding the lowest operating costs in the industry, Cat's UPS system will provide the peace of mind that comes from knowing that Hawthorne is standing beside you in your efforts to grow your business.

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A Coolant Analysis Can Help Prevent Engine Failure

Coolant or cooling-system problems contribute to more than 50% of all engine failures. These failures can be due to inadequate cooling system maintenance, incorrect concentration, poor operational procedures such as extensive lugging or inadequate cool-down procedures, or system problems such as stray electrical current or block-heater failure. These problems will eventually affect the oil condition, and may cause oil oxidation or anti-wear additive dropout.

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Knowledge is Power | Caterpillar Power Plants

The Caterpillar Power Plants division is a leading supplier of electric power generation and provides power solutions to more than 60 countries across six continents. Learn more about our efficient, reliable medium-speed power plant technology as well as our array of power plants options - natural gas, heavy fuel oil, crude oil, diesel oil, and renewables. You can view our online videos to learn more about why our power plants are the best choice.

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Generator Paralleling Switchgear

Demand for reliable power is greater than ever before. Even the slightest disturbance can threaten the integrity of entire power systems. If an outage occurs, irreplaceable data could be lost, money lost – even lives lost. Now, with Caterpillar® Generator Paralleling Switchgear, your ability to reliably provide and manage power to your facility is assured.

Hawthorne Power Systems offers switchgear suitable for applications ranging from single standby/load management to multi-unit utility paralleling installations.

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Cat Power Generation Resource Center

Caterpillar is dedicated to offering its power customers the resources they need to succeed. Our Cat Power Generation resource website provides a wealth of information at your fingertips.

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A Great Power Resource | Cat Electric Power Advisor

Caterpillar’s Electric Power Advisor is an online resource for owners of Cat power generation products. You can get advice, share tips and learn more about safety, maintenance and other support services.

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Caterpillar Online Community is the Place to Be

The Caterpillar Online Community is the place to interact with professionals who use and work with Caterpillar products. This online forum acts an information hub for all things Caterpillar.

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