PAEC (Panhandle Area Educational Consortium)
Thompson Tractor participates in PAEC through Contracts 22-142 and 22-143

PAEC Contracts

The PAEC Florida Buy State Cooperative Purchasing program is recognized by the Florida Legislatures as a purchasing option under F.S. 1001.451 (3) to provide purchasing options to help Florida K-12 schools, higher education, city and county government, and non-profit organizations save time and money.

FUEL SERVICES MAINTENANCE THROUGH PAEC CONTRACT 22-142

Maintaining diesel fuel storage tanks is critical for maximizing uptime and performance of your equipment. Thompson Power Systems has added FUEL TANK MAINTENANCE SERVICES into our already robust line of equipment Preventive Maintenance Programs. We are ready to service tanks from 300 gallons to 50,000 gallons.

For more information on maintenance of underground fuel storage tanks CLICK HERE. 

All quotes are specific to your needs and location. 

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FUEL STORAGE MAINTENANCE THROUGH PAEC CONTRACT 22-142

Fuel Storage Tank Maintenance

When our trained service technician visits your facility, they are qualified to perform all of the following services on your generator:

• State-of-the-Art Fuel & Tank Cleaning 

• Fuel Sampling & Lab Analysis

• Fuel & Tank Treatments

• In-Tank Camera Inspections

• Tank & Pump Repair

• Fuel System Audit

For more information, CLICK HERE to learn more about Thompson Fuel Solutions. 

All quotes are specific to your needs and location. 

GENERATOR MAINTENANCE THROUGH PAEC CONTRACT 22-143

The Thompson Power Systems professional team conducted 4,500 generator related service calls in 2021. We provide inspections, repairs, testing and service on all makes of generator equipment and transfer switches. Our state-of-the-art fluid analysis lab will provide you with piece of mind on your generator’s condition.

  • Emergency and Standby Generator Maintenance
  • All Makes, All Models and All Related Equipment           
  • Generator Inspections                                                   
  • Generator Services-Annual, Semi-Annual, or Monthly        
  • Generator Repair Services
  • Generator Load Bank Testing
  • Automatic Transfer Switch Inspection, Maintenance, and Testing Services
  • Fluid Analysis-Oil, Coolant, and Fuel
  • Service Contracts

All quotes are specific to your needs and location. 

DEFINITIONS OF SERVICES FROM THOMPSON TRACTOR

Inspections: Our Technician will

- Check the oil and coolant levels:

- Inspect the following: belts (adjust if needed), breakers, hoses, batteries, air filter, radiator (for leaks and debris), fuel tank (for leaks and possible water intrusion points), and the breaker;

- Test run the generator to its operating temperature;

- Perform a power transfer test (with the owner’s permission); and

- Provide Fluid Analysis Services: oil sample testing, coolant sample testing and basic fuel sample testing (these services will be performed at our Birmingham Laboratory and a written report will be provided to the customer by email or mail)*.

*This service is being offered at different time intervals from a 365 Day Annual Inspection, Semi-Annual 180 day inspection, and a Monthly 30 Day Inspection.

 

Annual Full/365 Service: Thompson Power Systems will

- Change the oil, the oil filter, and the fuel filter;

- Inspect the air filter and change the air filter (if required);

- Inspect and adjust the belts, hoses, radiator (for fluid level, leaks and debris);

- Check the batteries and fluid battery fluid level (if applicable);

- Inspect the fuel tank (for leaks or possible water intrusion points;

- Inspect the breakers;

- Examine the generator for condition and wear;

- Run the generator to its operating temperature;

- Perform a power transfer test (with the owner’s permission); and

- Provide Fluid Analysis Services: oil sample testing, coolant sample testing and basic fuel sample testing (these services will be performed at our Birmingham Laboratory and a written report will be provided to the customer by email or mail).

 

Load Bank Test: Thompson Power Systems Technicians will use a load bank - a piece of electrical test equipment - to simulate an electrical load on a generator using the following test procedures:

- Check the fuel, oil, and coolant levels;

- Start the generator and allow it to reach normal operating temperature;

- Step load the generator with the load bank until reaching the desired load level;

- Monitor the generator while maintaining the same load for the duration of the test;

- Remove, gradually, the loads at the end of the test, running the generator under light load for about an hour; and

- Remove all loads five to ten minutes before shutting down the generator.

 

Thompson Power Systems owns the load banks that are used, ensuring that we provide a consistent test result year-after-year.  Please note that Rental Units are not always serviced and tested properly to provide accurate test results.

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