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Rental Power Systems

When you need a temporary power solution it’s nice to know that the equipment rental specialists at Altorfer Cat are standing by 24×7. A power outage (planned or accidental) and natural disasters often necessitate the need for temporary power.  At Altorfer Cat we pride ourselves on our ability to meet the challenging needs of a changing world. Whatever challenge you are confronting we can provide a power generation rental solution tailored to meet your needs.

Power System and Emergency Generator Rentals

Generators Whether it’s an emergency outage or scheduled downtime, rental generators and other power equipment are essential to keeping your operation up and running. To manage these challenges, you need equipment that is reliable, powerful and has a low operating cost. Altorfer Power Systems is your partner for power systems rentals in eastern Iowa, northeast Missouri, central and northern Illinois, Chicago, and northwestern Indiana. As the exclusive Cat® dealer in our region, we have a large inventory of rental generators and temperature control equipment. We can match you with the equipment you need to stay productive, no matter what planned or unplanned challenges you face. The lifeblood of your business is reliable electric power. Cat® Rental Power ensures that you’ll never be without it. Connect a unit to your building, take one to a remote location or even connect multiple units in parallel. Get the power you need for any purpose, including:

  • Rebuilding after a natural disaster
  • Powering construction of a new building or addition
  • Powering maintenance machinery during a plant shutdown
  • Providing temporary standby power during system testing
  • Carrying seasonal peak loads to reduce utility bills
  • Temperature control for tent events and other special entertainment events

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Rent an Emergency Generator From Altorfer Power Systems

Our rental inventory consists of Cat diesel generators ranging in size from 20kW to 2,000kW. Known for their rock-solid reliability, Cat generators can be found powering remote construction sites, outdoor events, quarry and mining operations, and more. All units in our rental fleet have low hours and are diligently serviced by a team of factory-trained technicians. This ensures they deliver not only exceptional performance, but also the industry-leading fuel efficiency that keeps your operating costs low. Choose a Cat rental generator for any backup, standby or prime power application — we can supply the rental diesel generator and all the switchgear, connections and other accessories you need for a complete turnkey power solution. We rent emergency generators that are both trailer and skid-mounted for easy transport to any remote job site. Get in touch with a rental location near you or use our online contact form to request a quote today.

Temperature Control Equipment

In addition to emergency diesel generators, we also rent temperature control equipment. Whether you need to quickly defrost frozen ground or keep a temporary workspace cool and comfortable for your staff, our equipment is the affordable and convenient way to meet any temperature control challenges. We rent electric, propane and natural gas units powered by Cat technology. Follow the links below for more information about our current inventory, or contact a representative for assistance choosing the unit that’s right for your application.


Reliable Rentals for Any Short-Term or Long-Term Project

An emergency generator rental from Altorfer Power Systems is the ideal solution when you need to maintain business continuity in an emergency. But renting can also be a good alternative to purchasing outright for longer-term power or temperature control needs, too. However long you require your unit for, we will be available to provide 24-hour support, including on-site maintenance and service from our team of mobile technicians. Save on maintenance, transport and leasing costs by renting — contact Altorfer Power Systems to request a quote or arrange an emergency generator rental.

The Cat Equipment Experts

Your choice of a rental unit can have a tangible effect on your bottom line. While the dangers of choosing an underpowered emergency generator rental are obvious, it doesn’t pay to have a heavy-duty unit when a light power rental would be more appropriate. That’s why it’s important to work with a knowledgeable company that can help you assess your power needs and select the most appropriate rental solution. To get started, contact Altorfer Power Systems today.

Power When You Need It, Where You Need It

Your Cat power equipment comes as a complete package and everything you need is there. All units are self-contained and trailer ready for easy delivery. These gensets are designed for quick connection and fast, convenient servicing.

Units range in output from 8 to 2000 kW. Sound attenuated XQ modules deliver sound levels as low as 65.9 dbA.

Our complete line of accessories includes:

  • Transformers
  • Switchgear
  • Quad boxes
  • Bus bars
  • Resistive and reactive load banks
  • Splitter, feeder and distribution panels
  • Fuses, outlets, load centers and disconnects
  • Cable of all kinds, cable ramps and reels
  • Fuel tanks of any size

If you are interested in rental options, contact us. Also ask us about our temperature control and compressed air solutions.

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