MINNEAPOLIS, Aug. 6, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Cummins Power Generation Inc., a division of Cummins Inc. (NYSE: CMI), has released a new, significantly enhanced version of Power Suite, the company's web application for sizing and applying on-site power systems. The new version, Power Suite 5.0, is available online at powersuite.cummins.com and is optimized for use on most web browsers. After completing a short registration form, users will have free instant access to the tool.
New and Enhanced Capabilities
The new online version of Power Suite delivers real-time updates on product and performance data. The application allows users to collaborate on a project with other Power Suite users, such as consulting-specifying engineers, distributors, contractors and application engineers, and in multiple language settings, including English, Chinese, Spanish, French and Portuguese.
Enhanced capabilities of Power Suite 5.0 include a step-by-step sizing process that follows an intuitive project-building flow. Templates and default parameters are available for the most common kinds of modern electrical loads. An expanded help section takes users of all experience levels through sizing a project.
Antonio Leitao, Vice President of Cummins Power Generation, said, "After gathering extensive feedback from consulting-specifying engineers, distributors and customers, we've developed this new version of Power Suite, which is a quantum leap in functionality for a genset-sizing tool. It makes it even easier for consulting specifying engineers to do their job, and it delivers comprehensive, dependable recommendations, data and documentation for our global product portfolio.
Power Suite 5.0 consists of three components: GenSize™, Transfer Products Selector tool and the Power Suite Library.
GenSize, the generator-sizing tool, gives users a recommended product for the project instantaneously. Users simply input the project parameters and the specific components of the application through an intuitive project-building flow. With the tool's drag-and-drop functionality, users can easily rearrange the project's loads and steps. GenSize also provides a full list of color-coded genset configurations, allowing users to compare the recommended product across the full spectrum of available products.
The Transfer Products Selector tool recommends a Cummins Power Generation transfer switch to meet the needs of the project, delivering a complete power system from a single-source provider.
GenSize and the Transfer Products Selector tool are integrated with the Library, allowing users direct access to relevant product documentation. This documentation includes product specification and data sheets, drawings, and other relevant technical data files. The Library's document management queue allows users to store files within the application to print at a later time, or to zip the files and save them for electronic delivery.
About Cummins Power Generation
Cummins Power Generation, a subsidiary of Cummins Inc. (NYSE: CMI), is a global leader dedicated to increasing the availability and reliability of electric power around the world. With more than 90 years of experience, its global network of distributors in more than 190 countries delivers innovative solutions for any power need —commercial, industrial, recreational, emergency and residential.
Products include alternators, generator-drive engines and pre-integrated power systems, combining generator sets with power control and transfer technologies. Services range from system design, project management, operations and maintenance contracts to development of turnkey power plants.
For more information, contact Matthew Herr, Power Suite Product Specialist, Cummins Power Generation, 3850 Victoria St. Shoreview, MN 55126. Phone: 651-787-6142. Or visit www.cumminspower.com.
SOURCE Cummins Power Generation Inc.