VP 55 Generators

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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
  • 12V electrical system
  • 2 year or 2,000 hour limited warranty

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Technical Specifications

Standby/Stationary Tier 4 Final/Mobile
Models VP-55-P-NSPS VP-55-I
Available Phases 1PH/3PH 1PH/3PH
Available Voltages 120/240 | 120/208 | 277/480 120/240 | 120/208 | 277/480
Standby Rating kVA/kWe 68.7 kVA / 55.7 kWe 68.7 kVA / 55.7 kWe
Prime Rating kVA/kWe 61.8 kVA / 49.5 kWe 61.8 kVA / 49.5 kWe
Alternator Mecc Alte, Stamford, Marathon

Engine Specifications

Standby/Stationary Tier 4 Final/Mobile
Engine Mfg Perkins Isuzu
Model Number 1104D-44TG1 4JJ1XAGV-01
Prime Output HP (Gross) 78.0 86.4
Standby Output HP (Gross) 86.0 95.0
Emissions Certification Emergency Standby (NSPS) Tier 4 Final

Fuel Specifications (gal/h)

Standby/Stationary Tier 4 Final/Mobile
25% Load
50% Load 2.31 2.60
75% Load 3.57 3.50
100% Load 5.00 4.40

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

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

Dimension Specifications

Standby/Stationary Tier 4 Final/Mobile
Length 70″ 93″
Width 25″ 35″
Width w/ Supports 36″ 35″
Height 42″ 43.5″
Weight 1710 lb 2250 lb

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 controller with multiple warning sensors
  • Operator’s manual and wiring diagrams
  • Class H insulation tolerates up to 180°C/356°F
  • 2 year or 2,000 hour limited 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

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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 dBA. 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 dBA. 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 highway ready trailer

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

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