Oxtrad Tools FAQ

Suppliers of generators and power tools to the trade FAQ’s

1500rpm Diesel Generators

Would a diesel 1500rpm generator be suitable as a standby generator for both commercial and domestic use?

This range will be suitable for both these situations. If you fit a Automatic Transfer Switch (ATS), you have a fully automated change-over system. You will require a qualified electrician to do this .

Will I need an electrician to install the 1500rpm diesel generator to the mains?

Yes, this work should be carried out by a qualified electrician.

What is the timescale for delivery of a 1500rpm generator

Usually delivery will be within two to three working days, stock level permitting.

How long is the warranty period for the 1500rpm generator?

12month/1000 hour for domestic/home use and 90 days for commercial applications.

Can the1500rpm generators be started remotely?

Remote start is available at an extra charge. Contact us for more information.

How much will the 1500rpm generator delivery cost?

Please contact us for delivery charges.

Full Frame Petrol Generators

Are these full frame generators dual voltage?

Yes, they deliver either 115v or 230v.

How long will a full frame generator run on a tank of fuel?

Please see the spec for each machine on the product descriptions as they do vary.

Where would a full frame generator be used?

Because of the dual voltage output, they can be used on construction sites, agricultural environments and workshops.

How well protected are the engine and alternator on a full frame generator?

Each generator is protected by a heavy duty 32mm steel tube frame.

What fuel do full frame generators use?

Unleaded petrol, not two-stroke.

Do full frame generators have an oil alert system?

Yes, if the unit runs low on oil, the engine will cut out to prevent expensive damage.

Is an electric start available on full frame generator?

Yes, it is fitted as standard on the HY3100LE, HY6000LE, HY7000LEk & HY9000LEk.

How long is the is the warranty period for a full frame generator?

12month/1,000 hours for domestic/home use and 90 days for commercial applications.

Hyundai Leisure Generators

What fuel do the leisure generators use?

Unleaded petrol, not two-stroke.

How long is the warranty for the leisure generators ?

Two years. Parts and labour in the first year. Parts only in the second.

Are leisure generators safe to power sensitive equipment?

Yes, all these leisure generators produce a PURE SINE WAVE output, due to the digital inverter technology. It guarantees a 100 per cent stable voltage, suitable for running PCs, laptops and other electronic equipment.

How noisy are leisure generators?

58db at seven metres, which is similar to the level of normal conversation.

What does the ECO Throttle System do on a leisure generator?

All Hyundai Leisure Generators come fitted as standard with the ECO Throttle System, which improves fuel economy and reduces noise levels.

Is a LPG conversion available for the leisure generator?

Yes, on certain units. Please contact us for further information.

Do any of the leisure Generators have remote start facility?

Yes, both the HY2000SEi and HY3000SEi feature the remote facility. This allows them to be started from a distance of up to 20m away.

Three Phase Generators

Will three phase generators be suitable as as a standby generator for both commercial and domestic use?

This range will be suitable for both these situations. If you fit a Automatic Transfer Switch (ATS), you have a fully automated changeover system. You will require a qualified electrician to do this.

Will I need an electrician to install the three phase generator to the mains?

Yes, this should be carried out by a qualified electrician.

What is the time scale for delivery for the three phase generator?

Delivery is usually within two to three working days, stock levels permitting.

How long is the warranty period on three phase generators?

12months/1,000 hours for domestic/home use and 90 days for commercial applications.

Can three phase generators be started remotely?

Remote start is available at an extra charge.

How much will delivery cost for a three phase generator?

Please contact us for delivery charges.

Portable Diesel Generators

Would portable diesel generators be suitable as a standby for commercial or domestic properties?

Yes, they should cope with most household appliances, but not at the same time.

Can a changeover switch be used to portable diesel generators?

Yes, we can provide you with a Moeller 100 amp changeover switch at an extra cost.

What is changeover switch on a portable diesel generators?

It is your mains powers drops out your portable generator cuts in automatically.

How long is the warranty period for portable diesel generators?

12 months/1,000 hours for home/domestic use or 90 days for commercial applications.

How noisy are portable diesel generators ?

70db at seven metres on a 50% load. These units come fully enclosed in acoustic canopies to ensure quiet running.

What fuel do portable diesel generators use?

Red diesel oil.

Do I require a qualified electrician to install portable diesel generators?

Yes, this should only be carried by a qualified electrician.

 

 

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