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Old 20-04-2006, 02:16   #1
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Vetus Generator Problems

Report on VETUS Generators Suffering From Heat in Tropical Use:

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“We are a volunteer based non-profit working in Aceh and Nias. We recently purchased a gen-set from a well known Dutch maker for our aid vessel. After repeated failures we have carefully analysed the unit and we have discovered a serious design fault causing cooling air to recycle through the silent housing. The recycling of hot air is causing very high temperatures in the housing and we are convinced that this has led to the breakdowns...
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