VP 55 Generators

Overview

Southwest Products’ durable Value Plus 55 kW diesel generators provide long-lasting power in tough conditions, and come through for you with one-touch start/stop capability. Designed for use in many applications including construction, commercial, off-grid, solar, and agriculture, these units come standard with a heavy-duty diesel engine, user-friendly digital controller, and manageable maintenance intervals.

  • User-friendly digital controller with multiple warning sensors
  • Two-wire auto start with heavy-duty Perkins diesel engine
  • Heavy-duty two-stage air cleaner
  • Standard Perkins engine warranty
  • 12V electrical system

Contact our team or call 602-269-3581 for more information.

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Technical Specifications

Available Voltages Various
Standby Rating kVA/kWe 68.7 kVA / 55.7 kWe
Prime Rating kVA/kWe 61.8 kVA / 49.5 kWe
Alternator Mecc Alte, Stamford, Marathon

Engine Specifications

Engine Mfg Perkins
Model Number 1104D-44TG1
Spec # NL70981, NL70836
Prime Output HP (Gross) 78.0
Standby Output HP (Gross) 86.0
Emissions Certification Emergency Standby /Flex

Fuel Specifications (gal/h)

50% Load 2.31
75% Load 3.57
100% Load 5.00

Alternator Specifications – 125/40 C Temperature Rise Class H Insulation

Available Voltages
3P 480 Volt Prime Amps PF 0.8 74.5
3P 480 Volt Standby Amps PF 0.8 83.9
3P 120/208 Volt Prime Amps PF 0.8 172.0
3P 120/208 Volt Standby Amps PF 0.8 193.5
3P 120/240 Volt Prime Amps PF 0.8 149.0
3P 120/240 Volt Standby Amps PF 0.8 167.7
1P 120/240 Volt Prime Amps – Dedicated 4 Wire PF 1.0 206.3
1P 120/240 Volt Standby Amps – Dedicated 4 Wire PF 1.0 232.1

Dimension Specifications

Length 70″
Width 25″
Width w/ Supports 36″
Height 42″
Weight 1710

Features

Generator Features

  • Two-wire auto start with heavy-duty Perkins diesel engine
  • Mechanical governor control maintains frequency from no load to full load
  • Digital DynaGen controller with multiple warning sensors
  • Operator’s manual and wiring diagrams
  • Class H insulation tolerates up to 180°C/356°F
  • Standard Perkins engine warranty plus SWP’s standard one-year warranty

Engine Features

  • Powerful and quiet diesel engine
  • Naturally-aspirated 4-cylinder compact package
  • 500 hour service intervals
  • Mounted dry type air filter
  • Dual stage fuel filter and a fuel lift pump
  • Single-side service for easy maintenance
  • 12V starter/alternator
  • 12V run/shutdown fuel control solenoid
  • 12V glow plug starting aid
  • Heavy-duty radiator
  • Pusher-fan with fan guard

Options

Emergency Standby or Flex Engine – Multiple engine configurations depending on your application

Skid Kit – Fabricated steel frame for superior stability and strength

Enclosure – Painted white metal weather enclosure with an integrated muffler. Optional skid or fuel tank must be selected with this option.

  • Enclosure w/ Level 1 Sound Attenuation – Galvanized metal weather enclosure with an integrated muffler. Level 1 sound attenuation reduces sound level by approximately 3-5 Db. Optional skid or fuel tank must be selected with this option.
  • Enclosure w/ Level 2 Sound Attenuation – Galvanized metal weather enclosure with an integrated muffler. Level 2 sound attenuation reduces sound level by approximately 5 -10 Db. Optional skid or fuel tank must be selected with this option.

Muffler Package – Industrial-grade muffler and rain cap for open unit

Block Heater – Ideal for cold-weather engine starts

Battery Package – 12V battery with secured battery tray

Battery Charger – For keeping your unit ready to start any time, any where

Captive Mounts – Used for mobile applications for additional safety (mobile application only)

Trailer – Single axle

Fuel Tank – 100 gallon single wall or 150 gallon double wall sub-base fuel cell

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