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Power Generator hire near you

Power generation is often a huge part of earthmoving or construction projects, particularly if there is limited access to the mains. At iseekplant, you’ll find a variety of different generator hire suppliers throughout the country in Brisbane, Sydney, Melbourne, Canberra, Darwin, Perth, Adelaide and surrounding areas. Generator suppliers are available to suit your needs in regards to weather protection, power output and portability. Most generators available on the market are diesel powered, since this is the most effective and economical option if you’re away from the mains access. It’s also a good idea to have a generator on site for the purpose of backing up power, ensuring that you can meet project deadlines.

How Does a Generator Work?

A generator has an engine which is proportional to the output of electricity it can supply. Power generators can operate on propane, gas or diesel. Smaller generators will generally operate using gasoline, while larger generators will typically use diesel. Generator hire suppliers will generally supply engines that are either overhead valve engines or non-overhead valve engines. Those with overhead valves position the exhaust and intake valves in the cylinder head of the engine instead of mounting them on the engine block. This provides a more durable and compact engine design with lower emission levels and noise during operation.

In its simplest form, generators move a magnet close to a wire, creating a steady flow of electrons. A tight copper coil is usually wrapped around the iron core in the generator, which rotates extremely quickly inside a powerful magnet. Diesel engines burn fuel to create the motion of the generator using electromagnets to convert the motion into electricity. Once the engine has started and the crankshaft is turned, the central axle inside the generator chamber spins, containing the electromagnets and producing an electrical current.

Our power generator companies have generator options available from single phase to triple phase. Single phase generators range from 7 to 30KVA which is ideal for low level uses of energy and lighting. Triple phase generators are more economical for heavy duty use and each conductor will reach its peak sequentially, allowing the generator to self-start and achieve much higher transmission rates. No matter if your next project is located in a remote location or you can't afford any downtime, you'll find the best petrol generator and diesel generator hire options on iseekplant today.

Why Hire a Generator Through iseekplant?

iseekplant has an extensive network of quality generator suppliers to help you hire the best power generator for your next project. Regardless of the generator use and terrain, we'll have the right generator for you, so use the iseekplant Get a Quote tool to compare competitive quotes today. Alternatively, contact the iseekplant team by calling 1300 691 912 or emailing projects@iseekplant.com.au for more information about generator hire in your local area.

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"Always an absolute pleasure to deal with the guys at Cavpower and the Cat Rental Store. Professional advice and service at all times. Prompt support a..."

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"Had everything I needed and the service was brillant. The Master Hire team is friendly and professional. Highly recommend!!"

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"They supplied and set up a gen set in record time when needed."

Swan Hill Hire
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"Great customer service from the team and great rates. We always prefer to use a local company. Thanks SHH team!"

Access Express
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"Outstanding service from the guys at Access Express. Extremely accommodating to my needs and I found they are priced very competitively."

Alfasi Hire
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"Great company to do business with"

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"Prompt contact after posting my requirements. Several call backs to check. Very happy"

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Clark Equipment NSW
Clark Equipment NSWHornsby NSW
(Mar 2022)

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Bass Coast Generator Hire
Bass Coast Generator HireRyanston VIC
(Feb 2022)

"They supplied and set up a gen set in record time when needed."

- RichardView profile
SFI Performax Hire
SFI Performax HireWendouree VIC
(Nov 2021)

"Prompt contact after posting my requirements. Several call backs to check. Very happy"

- Timothy CoulsonView profile
Master Hire
Master HireHarristown QLD
(Sep 2021)

"Had everything I needed and the service was brillant. The Master Hire team is friendly and professional. Highly recommend!!"

- Ben PooleyView profile
Kennards Hire
Kennards HireBayswater VIC
(Aug 2021)

"Well done!"

- Lea HickmottView profile
Alter Generation
Alter GenerationGarbutt QLD
(May 2021)

"We run a Dog Boarding business that totally depends on continuity of our electrical supply to care for our resident dogs. Loss of power puts the anima..."

- GrahamView profile
Swan Hill Hire
Swan Hill HireSwan Hill VIC
(Mar 2021)

"Great customer service from the team and great rates. We always prefer to use a local company. Thanks SHH team!"

- AlysonView profile
Access Express
Access ExpressWingfield SA
(Jul 2020)

"Outstanding service from the guys at Access Express. Extremely accommodating to my needs and I found they are priced very competitively."

- Aaron HallView profile
BW Fabrication
BW FabricationIngleburn NSW
(May 2020)

"Great stuff. Helped us get over the line. We had time pressures from other contractors, but BW did the impossible and worked non-stop to help us out. ..."

- John IrwesView profile
UON Pty Ltd
UON Pty LtdNewman WA
(May 2020)

"Pleasantly surprised with the excellent service and equipment."

- TristanView profile
Cavpower/The CAT Rental Store
Cavpower/The CAT Rental StoreRegency Park SA
(Aug 2018)

"Always an absolute pleasure to deal with the guys at Cavpower and the Cat Rental Store. Professional advice and service at all times. Prompt support a..."

- JohnView profile
Alfasi Hire
Alfasi HireBrisbane QLD
(Jun 2018)

"Great company to do business with"

- LeylaView profile

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