Davis & Shirtliff offers a choice of petrol, diesel and electric-powered generators, all sourced from quality suppliers from around the world. Brands include Honda, Lister, Perkins, Lovol, Foton and Lombardini.
Fully supported with technical advice at both pre- and post-sale, as well as service backup, these units provide reliable and effective power solutions.
The price of petrol generators varies depending on type and size. As well as the purchase cost, buyers need to consider the operating cost and the cost of fuel and maintenance.
Davis & Shirtliff petrol generators are low-priced, quiet and environmentally friendly with low emissions.
These advantages help to offset the relatively high cost of the fuel as compared to other types of generators. The Dayliff range of portable petrol generators are specially designed for mains standby and remote site power supply applications. Particular features include:
- Reliable and economical air-cooled overhead valve design, equipped with large size exhausts and air cleaners for low noise operation
- High-efficiency square core alternators, providing increased power output and enabling the operation of sensitive electronic equipment
- DC output for charging
- An integrated control panel with a voltmeter for operational convenience
- Fuse less type overcurrent protection
Davis & Shirtliff supplies high-powered diesel generators that have been proven to be extremely efficient and cost-effective. Diesel is the most cost-effective fuel but there are other factors to consider as well.
They tend to be noisier than petrol generators and they emit some smoke, making them more suitable for use in industrial buildings.
The Kohler range of naturally aspirated four-stroke diesel engines is of proven and dependable design, using the latest technology to give exceptional levels of performance, economy and reliability.
Produced by one of the industry's largest manufacturers, they are suitable for a wide range of applications including pumps, maize mills, concrete mixers and dumpers. Engines are available in the following brands:
KD – This range is air-cooled and available in two or three-cylinder configurations for various power outputs.
Specifications include a cast iron crankcase for strength and durability and individual cylinder direct fuel injection for easy starting and mechanical governor.
Other features include electric starting with 12V starter motor and alternator, fuel lift pump, oil bath air cleaner, exhaust, panel board, engine mounted fuel tank and emergency rope start.
KDI – This model is a water-cooled four-cylinder design and features the latest engine technology including four valves per cylinder and a mechanical rotary fuel pump.
Specifications include a cast iron crankcase for strength and durability, individual cylinder direct fuel injection for easy starting and low fuel consumption, and an integral radiator with fan guard and a 12V electric starter system.
Engines are also supplied complete with panel board and wiring. The engines are stage IIIA emission compliant.
Davis & Shirtliff supplies electric generators suitable for water pumps. They also carry a full range of recreational, emergency and contractor portable generators. The company provides an unbiased review of different generator features and characteristics to help you select the correct product.
The advantage of having an electric generator is that it saves on fuel costs. The disadvantage is the dependence on electricity – a crucial factor in an area prone to power outages.
Dayliff TEFC squirrel cage induction motors are high-spec continuous-duty rated machines suitable for a wide variety of industrial, commercial and agricultural applications. A particular feature is their high operating efficiency with the specification meeting the demanding EFF2 standards.
Other features include Class F insulation, low noise and high starting torque. All aspects are fully compliant with IEC standards. Dayliff motors are also of extremely robust design, providing high levels of serviceability and reliability.
Specifications of Dayliff induction motors: Voltage: 1X240V, 1phase, 3X415V, 3 phase, 50Hz Insulation Class: F Enclosure Class: IP45 motor body, IP55 terminal box. Other brands include:-
- Lister Petter