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Construction and Testing of 4 Caterpillar C280 Gensets Finalized

Jotne has together with thier client Pon Power finalized construction and testing of 4 Caterpillar C280 gensets in Jotne’s factory in Fredrikstad. 

Jotne performed the design and final element analysis for the base frames before fabrication was carried out. 

During 6 intensive weeks in May/June, Pon Power and Jotne finalized assembly and full load testing of all 4 gensets. All gensets was tested with step loads and transient load in accordance to DnV requirements. Many suppliers have been involved to be able to design and construct the test facility. Load banks and transformers was supplied by Energyst.

Watch a video recording of the test here: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=_b-tcOe-Ie0  

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