Briggs & Stratton 8kW Home Standby Generator

Briggs & Stratton 8kW Home Standby Generator
Model: 40351
$1,999.00
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Product Description
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Grade
Style
Run Watts
8,000
Rated Watts
Voltage
120/240 Single-Phase
Fuel
Engine
Grade
Emergency
Style
Standby (Air Cooled)
Run Watts
8,000
Voltage
120/240 Single-Phase
Fuel
LP/Natural Gas
Engine
Briggs and Stratton Intek
Features
Features
  • 8kW (LP) /6kW (NG) Fully Automatic Standby Generator
  • Runs off LP or Natural Gas - no gas cans to fill and store
  • Newly Designed 500cc Briggs & Stratton Intek Engine
  • Specifically designed for this generator
  • Deliver improved reliability, performance and durability
  • Advance Power Management (Transfer Switch Sold Separately)
  • Combine w/ 50-Amp ATS to manage up to 10-circuits (Model # 1918)
  • Flexible Placement (Please Verify Local Building Codes)
  • Tested against tough National Fire Protection Agency standards
  • Can be placed as close as 18” from structure
  • Front Air Ventilation
  • Pushes engine exhaust out the front, away from the home
  • Galvanneal Steel Enclosure
  • Automotive rust proofing paint process for long, durable life
  • Includes Synthetic Oil & Battery Charger
  • 4-Year Parts, Labor & Travel Warranty (100 Mile Max)
Specifications
Engine
Engine Brand
Briggs and Stratton Intek
Starting System
12v Auto Start
CC
500 CC
Consumer Engine Warranty
4 Years
Engine RPM
3600 RPM
Low Oil Alert/Shutdown
Yes
Product Specs
Voltage
120/240 Single-Phase
Frequency
60 Hertz
Surge Watts
8000 Watts
Rated Watts
8000 Watts
Fuel Type
LP/Natural Gas
NG Power Capacity
6000 Watts
LP Power Capacity
8000 Watts
NG Fuel Consumption @ 50% Load
94 ft³/hr
NG Fuel Consumption @ 100% Load
121 ft³/hr
LP Fuel Consumption @ 50% Load
1.04 gallons/hr
LP Fuel Consumption @ 100% Load
1.57 gallons/hr
Rated Amps
33 Amps
Decibel Rating @ 7m
79 dbA
Transfer Switch
Automatic (Not Included)
Enclosure
Steel
Battery
Not Included (540 CCA)
Mounting Pad
Steel (Included)
Cooling System
Air Cooled
UL Listed
Yes
Grade Type
Emergency
Overview
Made in USA
Yes
Weight
252 Pounds
Product Style
Standby Generator
Product Length
28 Inches
Product Width
24.4 Inches
Product Height
35.1 Inches
Consumer Warranty
4 Years
UPC
011675403515
Grade
Style
Run Watts
8,000
Rated Watts
Voltage
120/240 Single-Phase
Fuel
Engine
Grade
Emergency
Style
Standby (Air Cooled)
Run Watts
8,000
Voltage
120/240 Single-Phase
Fuel
LP/Natural Gas
Engine
Briggs and Stratton Intek
Features
Features
  • 8kW (LP) /6kW (NG) Fully Automatic Standby Generator
  • Runs off LP or Natural Gas - no gas cans to fill and store
  • Newly Designed 500cc Briggs & Stratton Intek Engine
  • Specifically designed for this generator
  • Deliver improved reliability, performance and durability
  • Advance Power Management (Transfer Switch Sold Separately)
  • Combine w/ 50-Amp ATS to manage up to 10-circuits (Model # 1918)
  • Flexible Placement (Please Verify Local Building Codes)
  • Tested against tough National Fire Protection Agency standards
  • Can be placed as close as 18” from structure
  • Front Air Ventilation
  • Pushes engine exhaust out the front, away from the home
  • Galvanneal Steel Enclosure
  • Automotive rust proofing paint process for long, durable life
  • Includes Synthetic Oil & Battery Charger
  • 4-Year Parts, Labor & Travel Warranty (100 Mile Max)
Specifications
Engine
Engine Brand
Briggs and Stratton Intek
Starting System
12v Auto Start
CC
500 CC
Consumer Engine Warranty
4 Years
Engine RPM
3600 RPM
Low Oil Alert/Shutdown
Yes
Product Specs
Voltage
120/240 Single-Phase
Frequency
60 Hertz
Surge Watts
8000 Watts
Rated Watts
8000 Watts
Fuel Type
LP/Natural Gas
NG Power Capacity
6000 Watts
LP Power Capacity
8000 Watts
NG Fuel Consumption @ 50% Load
94 ft³/hr
NG Fuel Consumption @ 100% Load
121 ft³/hr
LP Fuel Consumption @ 50% Load
1.04 gallons/hr
LP Fuel Consumption @ 100% Load
1.57 gallons/hr
Rated Amps
33 Amps
Decibel Rating @ 7m
79 dbA
Transfer Switch
Automatic (Not Included)
Enclosure
Steel
Battery
Not Included (540 CCA)
Mounting Pad
Steel (Included)
Cooling System
Air Cooled
UL Listed
Yes
Grade Type
Emergency
Overview
Made in USA
Yes
Weight
252 Pounds
Product Style
Standby Generator
Product Length
28 Inches
Product Width
24.4 Inches
Product Height
35.1 Inches
Consumer Warranty
4 Years
UPC
011675403515
Product Specs
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Specifications
Engine
Engine Brand
Briggs and Stratton Intek
Starting System
12v Auto Start
CC
500 CC
Consumer Engine Warranty
4 Years
Engine RPM
3600 RPM
Low Oil Alert/Shutdown
Yes
Product Specs
Voltage
120/240 Single-Phase
Frequency
60 Hertz
Surge Watts
8000 Watts
Rated Watts
8000 Watts
Fuel Type
LP/Natural Gas
NG Power Capacity
6000 Watts
LP Power Capacity
8000 Watts
NG Fuel Consumption @ 50% Load
94 ft³/hr
NG Fuel Consumption @ 100% Load
121 ft³/hr
LP Fuel Consumption @ 50% Load
1.04 gallons/hr
LP Fuel Consumption @ 100% Load
1.57 gallons/hr
Rated Amps
33 Amps
Decibel Rating @ 7m
79 dbA
Transfer Switch
Automatic (Not Included)
Enclosure
Steel
Battery
Not Included (540 CCA)
Mounting Pad
Steel (Included)
Cooling System
Air Cooled
UL Listed
Yes
Grade Type
Emergency
Overview
Made in USA
Yes
Weight
252 Pounds
Product Style
Standby Generator
Product Length
28 Inches
Product Width
24.4 Inches
Product Height
35.1 Inches
Consumer Warranty
4 Years
UPC
011675403515
Reviews
(2)
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Briggs & Stratton 40351 Reviews & Ratings
Product Q&A
(2)
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Search Product Q&A's Answered by Mike, the Generator Expert
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Hi Mike. I have about a 1800 squ. ft house that is well insulated. I have a geo thermal heat pump for furnace and ac. I also have 2 pellet stoves one up stairs and one down stairs. I have a well that is 54 ft. deep and is run by a 3/4 horse motor. I also have ham radio gear that I would like to be abele to run. I also have 2 refrigerators a electric stove an 80 gallon hot water heater and an electric dryer. If I do not use the geo thermal heat pump what size generator will I need to run the house? I was thinking I could get away with a 12k generator.
Barry Heintz 
from Michigan 
June 27, 2016
Answer
In regards to your question, proper sizing of the generator is crucial to the success of any generator installation and requires a good working knowledge of electricity and its characteristics, as well as the varying requirements of the electrical equipment comprising the load. A certified electrician needs to be consulted for proper sizing and installation of any generator. When analyzing the electrical load, consult the manufacturer’s nameplate on each major appliance or piece of equipment to determine its starting requirements in terms of amps and voltage which can be calculated to watts using Ohms Law (Amps x Volts = Watts). When choosing the generator output select a rating that is approximately 20 to 25% higher than the peak load (for example, if the load is about 8 kilowatts, select a 10 kW generator). A higher rated generator will operate comfortably at approximately 80% of its full capacity and will provide a margin of flexibility if the load increases in the future. Note: Applications that are commercial, all-electric homes, have heat pump systems or geothermal systems require special installation procedures and a certified electrician must be contacted to evaluate and install these types of systems.
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Is there a remote or auto start kit available for this generator -Briggs 40351? Non-grid tie.
Kevin 
from Massachusetts 
September 21, 2013
Answer
These units cannot be used in off grid applications as this would void the manufacturers warranty. They are specifically designed for emergency power backup/standby use only as the internal generator controller needs to be properly connected to an automatic transfer switch otherwise the unit will error and not operate properly.

The only systems we offer for off grid, prime or primary power applications would be portable or tow-behind diesel generators.

Portable Generators

Tow-Behind Diesel Generators
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