Your browser is no longer supported

For the best possible experience using our website we recommend you upgrade to the newest version of your browser.

Your browser appears to have cookies disabled. For the best experience of Construction News, please enable cookies in your browser.

Welcome to the Construction News site. As we have relaunched, you will have to sign in once now and agree for us to use cookies, so you won't need to log in each time you visit our site.
Learn more

Filter breakthrough

BUSINESS

SPECIALIST division Speedy Power claims to have made a breakthrough in generator technology with the launch of an oil filter system that it says will allow generators to run eight times longer than usual.

The Puradyn system, which removes sulphur and other additives from the oil, allows a typical generator to run for 2,000 hours, or 83 days, on the trot before requiring routine maintenance.

Engineering director Brian Cornett said: 'Effectively it recycles the oil, removing the waste condensate created by the sulphur with a heater coil.

'Sites that operate all day can significantly reduce the interruptions that a generator service brings and the 45 minutes or so of downtime for a service soon adds up. For our telecoms contracts it avoids the risk of sending an engineer to remote locations.'