When it comes to operating saws, grinders and other heavy-duty power tools on a large and isolated work site, having a ready source of power is all important. To that end, there are a wide range of generators to choose from for your tool powering needs, ranging from small, highly portable units to large generators capable of powering many tools at once.
However, choosing a generator isn’t just a case of plumping for the biggest one you can afford; you have a number of choices to make regarding capacity, portability and other factors, and one of the most important choices you must make is the type of fuel your generator uses to create power.
You can choose from petrol- and diesel-powered generators, and while these devices may seem practically identical at first glance, each fuel type comes with its own individual advantages and disadvantages. As such, you should make sure that the fuel type you choose suits your generating needs before you invest in a generator. (more…)