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I just purchased a very clean used onan 60 kw generator that

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I just purchased a very clean used onan 60 kw generator that operates on natural gas. I have noticed these are listed as stand by units. Will it also operate for extended periods of time without suffering damage? It is powered by a Ford engine. Thanks
Submitted: 10 months ago.
Category: Small Engine
Expert:  Curtis B. replied 10 months ago.

Yes, it will work for continuous duty, it will just have a slightly less KW rating for continuous duty than standby service. Look on data plate to see if it lists continuous duty rating.