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What are generator protections? How are they used? What typical protections are found on a diesel generator?

Protections for diesel generators are usually monitored by either the engine ECU (for engine based monitoring and protections) or the generator control module (for alternator and other protections). The AVR can also provide protections for some parameters. Generator protections are provided to prevent catastrophic failure of the diesel generator.

Common Protections: