How Do the Fuel System and Silencing System of Generator Set Work?

The fuel system of a generator set is responsible for delivering the required fuel to the engine for combustion. It usually consists of a fuel tank, fuel pump, fuel filter and fuel injector (for diesel generators) or carburetor (for gasoline generators).

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How the fuel system works

Fuel Tank: The generator set is equipped with a fuel tank for storing fuel (usually diesel or gasoline). The size and dimensions of the fuel tank can be customized according to power output and operational requirements.

Fuel Pump: The fuel pump draws the fuel from the tank and supplies it to the engine. It may be an electric pump or operated by the engine's mechanical system.

Fuel Filter: Before reaching the engine, the fuel passes through a fuel filter. Impurities, contaminants and deposits in the fuel will be removed by the filter, ensuring a clean fuel supply and preventing impurities from damaging engine components.

Fuel Injectors/Carburetor: In a diesel-powered generator set, fuel is delivered to the engine through fuel injectors that atomize the fuel for efficient combustion. In a gasoline-powered generator set, the carburetor mixes the fuel with air to form a combustible air-fuel mixture.


Silencing system, also known as the exhaust system, is used to minimize the noise and exhaust gases produced by the generator set during operation, reducing noise and environmental pollution.


How the silencing system works

Exhaust Manifold: The exhaust manifold collects the exhaust gases produced by the engine and transports them to the muffler.

Muffler: A muffler is a specially designed device containing a series of chambers and baffles. It works by using these chambers and baffles to create turbulence to redirect exhaust gases and ultimately reduce noise.

Catalytic Converter (optional): Some generator sets may be equipped with a catalytic converter in the exhaust system to help further reduce emissions while reducing noise.

Exhaust Stack: After passing through the muffler and catalytic converter (if equipped), the exhaust gases exit through the exhaust pipe. The length and design of the exhaust pipe also helps to reduce noise.

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AGG is committed to providing its customers with comprehensive and fast service to help them succeed. In order to provide quick after-sales support to our customers and users, AGG maintains a sufficient stock of accessories and spare parts to ensure that customers have them available when they are needed, which greatly enhances the efficiency of the process and end-user satisfaction.

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Post time: Aug-25-2023