Power Generator have to be endowed with a emergency button. By the emergency button the generator will turno off immedately of engine and any movement part.
Someone ask if the emergency button is compliant or not with the local rules.
- Do a small portable generator need to be equipped with a emergency shutdown button?
No. In Europe, under CE mark, up to 10kW is not mandatory. The Designer is free to place it or not.
- Which category have to be the emergency shutdown?
Must be 0 catergory (zero).
- The emergency button can be used as a replacement swich off button available on the main control panel?
No. The emergency shutdown causes the instantaneous brakedown of the power generator without a standard turn-off procedure, such as the cooling time.
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