Loadbank Hire

Macfarlane’s options of load banks for hire include both small and large sets for various power testing abilities, starting from 1kW going up to 1650kVA as well as 3.3MVA. Even larger loads can be supported by combining multiple loadbanks.

We have a complete range of AC resistive and reactive load banks for hire. Smaller sets include trailers for ease of transportation. We can also supply additional equipment such as cables.

Common Loadbank Uses

  • Generator load testing
  • Synchronising checks and proof of load-sharing equipment
  • Hot restarts
  • Proven protection scheme
  • Rapid availability
  • UPS loading testing
  • Generator capacity testing
  • UPS runtime testing
  • General power system proving
  • Test air conditioning systems

How to hire a load bank:


1. How much power do you need?

Use the Macfarlane Generators Power Calculator to find the load bank size that you will need. If you're not sure, give us a call on 1300 MAC GEN (1300 622 436)

2. Do you need AC resistive or reactive load banks?


3. Are you going to need any accessories to accompany the load bank?

We have all the accessories that you may need, such as power boards, cables, cable guards, and more. 

4. How long will you need the load bank for?

Hire short term or long term, whether it's for a day, a week, a month, or longer. 

5. Do you need help installing or operating the load bank?


6. Do you need us to organise delivery, or are you going to pick it up?

Contact our dedicated hire team with the above information and we will arrange the rest.
1300 MAC GEN (1300 622 436)
If not in operating hours please use the form to the right and we will get back to you as soon as possible.

Load Bank Hire Enquiry Form

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