Detailed DescriptionSKU KODF-500T316:
The Kohler Model 500REZK-3 is a Defender™ Series generator with 500 kW (625 kVA) 60 Hz,of maximum output. These industrial generators are suitable for standby and prime power with Prime power calculated as 450 kW (563 kVA) 60 Hz,. When you need the dependability of an industrial grade generator, with all the features you need, the Defender™ Series is for you. Available in several models, open and enclosed with multiple options, this series is competitively priced to deliver the performance and value found only on more expensive competitors models. See Enclosures below.
Kohler generators are designed for use in virtually all applications where power is needed. Kohler generators are manufactured to commercial specifications using the latest manufacturing technologies. All models are built with the quality and reliability you would expect from Kohler, a leading generator manufacturer.
The Kohler brushless alternator utilized on this model is manufactured to exacting specifications using the best manufacturing methods. Kohler generators use electronic technology to control the voltage with a voltage variation of less than 1.5% throughout the entire power range. That means you can use this generator with computers and sensitive electronics safely, with no sacrifice in generator performance.
This model features a premium Dresser Rand Model SFGLD240 , 8 cylinder, 711 HP, NG fueled, liquid cooled engine with electric start. This model runs at 1800 RPM and generates 500 kW (625 kVA) 60 Hz,of Standby (emergency or maximum) power and 450 kW prime (continuous) power at a primary voltage of 120/208 VAC, three phase, 60 Hertz, with 1.5% voltage accuracy 6% Frequency accuracy. Single phase models are available as 120/240 VAC. Three phase models are available as 120/240, 120/208 or 277/480 VAC.
Dimensions: Open dimensions are 162.4" Long X 78.2" Wide X 84.7" High. Open weight is 14110 lbs. Enclosed dimensions are 162.4" Long X 78.2" Wide X 84.7" High. Enclosed weight is 14610 lbs.
Quality Control & Load Bank Testing: All Kohler generators are factory load bank tested to rated capacity. Kohler requires startup by an authorized Kohler dealer. GeneratorJoe will arrange for the local dealer where the generator is located to contact the buyer and arrange for startup. Startup fees are determined by the local Kohler dealer and are not included in GeneratorJoe's prices.
Enclosures: Weather and sound proof enclosures (if available), are built using steel panels and locking doors on a modular structural base frame. Sound enclosures include a rock-wool layer of insulation, which complies with the prevailing regulations and accomplishes the sound attenuating elements. Most enclosures include hot ambient air pusher fan. Select an enclosure from the Product Options windows, if available. Tier 4 models are sold with weather/sound enclosures only.
Fuel Tanks: No tanks are provided for NG/LP generators. If you need a propane tank, contact your local propane provider or for natural gas contact your local utility.
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Please see our extensive educational area on the left side blue column of this screen under the INFORMATION sign.Included Equipment: This generator set has a Dresser Rand diesel engine and medium duty alternator on a heavy duty steel frame skid base, radiator, governor, automatic shutdowns, engine vibration isolators, programmable digital controller, silencer, air cleaner, oil filter, flexible oil and radiator drain hose, battery tray and cables, 12 VDC "float" battery charger, circuit breaker, fluid fill, owner's manual on CD and warranty. Batteries are included. Other options are NOT included, please purchase the options from the drop down option lists. Open units DO NOT include an exhaust system or flex connector, purchase these options from the option lists.
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Purchase option onlyIncluded Equipment: This generator set has a Dresser Rand diesel engine and medium duty alternator on a heavy duty steel frame skid base, radiator, governor, automatic shutdowns, engine vibration isolators, programmable digital controller, silencer, air cleaner, oil filter, flexible oil and radiator drain hose, battery tray and cables, 12 VDC "float" battery charger, circuit breaker, fluid fill, owner's manual on CD and warranty. Batteries are included. Other options are NOT included, please purchase the options from the drop down option lists. Open units DO NOT include an exhaust system or flex connector, purchase these options from the option lists.
Defender™ Series, 500 kW (625 kVA) 60 Hz, SKU KODF-500T316, Model 500REZK-3, (Open, No Enclosure), Enclosures Optional, Use Request Price Form or Call for Instant Quote.1 Year Limited WarrantyMechanical GovernorLine Circuit BreakerOil Drain Extention with Shutoff valveRodent-Proof ConstructionBattery CablesGas StrainerNEMA, IEEE & ANSI Compliant AlternatorUnit Mounted Radiator w/ Pusher Fan (included with enclosures)Class H InsulationSafety Shutdowns; Temperature, Oil Pressure, Overcrank, OverspeedGenerator Directly Connected to EngineLiquid CooledAlternator ProtectionRodent GuardsBrushless Rotating Field AlternatorIntegral Vibration IsolationOperation / Installation ManualLow Coolant Level ShutdownsInsulation Class InsulationSuperior Electronic Protection from Corrosion & VibrationSelf-ventilated and Dripproof ConstructionAir Cleaner, Heavy DutyAir Cleaner Restriction IndicatorDefender™ Series, 500 kW (625 kVA) 60 Hz, SKU KODF-500T316, Model 500REZK-3, (Open, No Enclosure), Enclosures Optional, Use Request Price Form or Call for Instant Quote.120/240 VAC 1 Phase Alternator2, 5 & 10 year Extended WarrantiesAdvanced Digital ControlAlternator Strip HeaterAuxiliary fuel pumpBatteryBattery Charger, Equalize/Float TypeBattery HeaterBlock heaterCARB and EPA-certified Fuel SystemCommon Failure RelayCritical Exhaust SilencerCSA certificationElectronic Isochronous GovernorFlexible Exhaust Connector, Stainless SteelFlexible Fuel LinesFuel Pressure GaugeFuel Water SeparatorIBC Seismic CertificationInner Tank Leak AlarmInput/Output ModuleKohler or ASCO Automatic Transfer SwitchLine Circuit Breaker (NEMA type 1 enclosure)Line Circuit Breaker with Shunt Trip (NEMA type 1 enclosure)Maintenance kitManual Speed Adjust (requires Electronic Governor)Multi Fuel system, LP/Natural GasRadiator Duct FlangeRemote Annunciator PanelRemote Digital GaugesRemote Emergency StopRemote RadiatorRun RelayStainless Steel Latches and HingesSubbase Fuel Tanks, Various SizesUL 2200 ListingWeather or Weather/Sound Enclosure
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