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Silent Generators

Unbeatable Prices on Silent Generators For Sale in South Africa


Since 2013, Africa Power Equipment (Pty) Ltd has developed a proven record of accomplishment in providing power product sales, distribution, as well as maintenance across industries and sectors.

Africa Power Equipment (Pty) Ltd offers customised services spanning across a variety of markets, catering for unique power product solutions from concept design, engineering, through to project management as well as equipment maintenance.

The focus is on being an innovative problem-solving company offering:

  • Flexible solutions
  • Innovative technology
  • Transparent fees and costs
  • High performance and efficiency

History of Generators

The generator as we know it today evolved from the collaborative work of Michael Faraday and Joseph Henry in the 1830s. These inventors discovered as well as documented the phenomena involved with electromagnetic induction which is commonly known as Faraday’s law.

The principle states that an electromotive force is generated in an electric conductor, encircling a varying magnetic flux. Based on this principle, Faraday built the first electromagnetic generator known as the Faraday disc.

Word of this law spread and during 1832, the Frenchman Hippolyte Pixii built the first dynamo generator.

The model that he built created pulses of electricity which was not separated by a current. By accident, Pixii also created the first alternator. He did not know what do with the changing current, so he concentrated on eliminating the alternating current to get DC power.

Despite the discovery of the dynamo, the next 30 years showed continuous reliance on battery power until 1860 when Antonio Pacinotti created a dynamo which provided continuous DC power. A few years later, Werner Von Siemens and Charles Wheatstone created a more powerful and robust dynamo using self-powered electromagnet instead of the weak permanent magnet.

During 1871, Zenobe Gramme filled the magnetic field with an iron core, creating an improved path for magnetic flux. This significantly increased the power of the dynamo up to the point where it became usable for a variety of commercial applications.

Uses and applications

Generators are essential in the modern world and with advances in technology and engineering, silent generators are becoming more popular.

They are being used for a variety of applications including, but not limited to:

  • Camping
  • Home back-up
  • Small businesses
  • Healthcare

Benefits of using a Silent Generator

One of the major benefits of using a silent generator is obvious, the fact that it produces far less noise than any other type of generator. With this major benefit, silent generators are being applied in modern living and business more often than other robust generators.

Other benefits of silent generators include, but is not limited to:

  • Their long lifespan as they are made from durable materials
  • Minimal maintenance requirements
  • They are fuel efficient and produce more electricity per litre of diesel.
  • They typically do not have spark plugs in their engines.

Types of Silent Generators

Africa Power Equipment offers a large portfolio of silent generators for sale. They are spread across 185 assorted products, each designed to meet and exceed client expectations with a variety of applications and uses.

Some of the most Silent Generators in Africa Power Equipment’s arsenal of products includes, but is not limited to:

  • 5kVA – Weima – Single-Phase Silent Diesel Generator – GE-WM9000CES
  • 5kVA – Three-Phase Silent Diesel Generator – BP12000S3
  • 55kVA – (FAW Engine) – Three-Phase Silent Diesel Generator – AF55D5
  • 44kVA – (FAW Engine – Three-Phase Silent Diesel Generator – AF55D5
  • 19kVA – (FAW Engine) – Three-Phase Silent Diesel Generator – BPD20S3
  • 5kVA – Single-Phase Silent Diesel Generator – BP6500S
  • 450kVA – CAT Generator – DE450E0
  • 400kVA – CAT Generator – DE400E0
  • 330kVA – CAT Generator – DE330E0
  • 275kVA – CAT Generator – DE275E0

Some of the latest models that have arrived in stock include, but are not limited to the following:

  • 450kVA – CAT Generator – DE450E0
  • 400kVA – CAT Generator – DE400E0
  • 330kVA – CAT Generator – DE330E0
  • 275kVA – CAT Generator – DE275E0
  • 220kVA – CAT Generator – DE220E0

Some of the cheapest, most cost-effective silent generators include, but is not limited to:

  • 181kVA – SDEC – Three-Phase Silent Diesel Generator BPD180S3 – Including ATS
  • 200kVA – SDEC – Three-Phase Silent Diesel Generator BPD200S3 – Including ATS
  • 250kVA – SDEC – Three-Phase Silent Diesel Generator BPD250S3 – Including ATS
  • 350kVA – SDEC – Three-Phase Silent Diesel Generator BPD350S3 – Including ATS
  • 388kVA – SDEC – Three-Phase Silent Diesel Generator BPD400S3 – Including ATS

Why are silent generators becoming more popular?

When deciding to invest in a generator, there are numerous factors to consider as there is a vastly wide range of different generators on the market.

Silent generators are becoming more popular as they are not as noisy as other generators, making them more appealing for businesses and people who require power but who are concerned with the noise.

Diesel generators provide a significant amount of power in a matter of seconds and silent diesel generators are one of the best types that are high on demand. When using a standby silent diesel generator, it switches on as soon as the main power fails, this ensures that there is no power disruption.

They are fuel-efficient and when considering that diesel generators are cheaper to run than other alternatives, the best option is to purchase a silent diesel generator that will offer an absence of noise while being cost-effective.

Silent diesel generators are also popular for being a safer option when compared to other generators. They also last longer, and they are reliable in any given situation.

Why are some of the most popular silent generator models diesel?

This is attributed to the variety of benefits that diesel generators have, including:

  • Fuel-efficiency
  • Cost-effective
  • Less maintenance required
  • High performance
  • Safer and less risk of ignition, and more.

When pairing these, and more, benefits with the advantage that the generator runs silently, it is no wonder that more individuals and businesses are investing in silent diesel generators.

What to look for when considering buying a silent generator

When buying a Silent Generator, it is imperative to consider the following factors:

  • Application – generators offer different power outputs depending on their size. When buying a silent generator, it is crucial to consider what it will be used for as it will determine the size of the generator and how quiet it is when in operation.
  • Wattage – it is crucial to conduct a power analysis to help inform the choice on a silent generator.
  • Fuel type – the type of fuel will also affect its silent operation, with propane-run generators being a lot quieter than those that run on diesel.

We will help you find the perfect silent generator for sale at the best price within no time. Get in touch for more details about our latest deals in South Africa.

We also offer a wide range of other products including silent generators, three-phase generators and single-phase generators.