United Rentals carries resistive load banks for sale to ensure your power generation equipment is functioning properly before an outage occurs. A resistive load bank tests generators and other power equipment with loads that replicate actual power usage to alert the user of any issues with the equipment and verify that the equipment can handle the load. Resistive load banks are ideal for testing generators that power lights, heaters and other appliances that convert electricity to heat. United Rentals carries top load bank manufacturers to ensure your equipment purchase will last. Browse our inventory or contact a United Rentals representative for additional information and assistance.
FAQs About Resistive Load Banks for Sale
What is a resistive load bank?
- Resistive load banks test power generation equipment to ensure they are ready to handle actual power usage. Equipment like generators should be tested to prove reliability and safety before they can be used for backup or emergency power.
What type of equipment do load banks test?
- Load banks test uninterruptible power supply systems, or UPS systems, and generators to put them under varying loads in order to certify they are ready for actual power usage.
How often should I test my generator?
- If you are using your generator as a backup or emergency source of power, it is recommended that you test it once a month to ensure it is working properly and will be ready in case of an outage.