VOLVO PENTA’S TWD1652GE ENGINE
Volvo Penta recently heralded the release of two new 16-liter genset units that round out the company’s range of CPCB Stage II (similar to EU Stage IIIA) emissions-compliant engines. With the new TWD1652GE and TWD1653GE engines, Volvo Penta now offers a CPCB Stage II-compliant range from 250 kVA (the 7-liter TAD754GE) to 600 kVA (TWD1652GE) and 650 KVA (TWD1653GE) on prime power. Durable and robust for optimum uptime, these new engines are also notable for their low fuel consumption and low total cost of ownership. The TWD1652GE and TWD1653GE have a high power density, which enables them to compete with much larger engines from other manufacturers, the company claims. The Volvo Penta CPCB Stage II engines have the same installation footprint as the current engine for minimal customer impact. The TWD1652GE is a powerful, reliable and economical generating set diesel engine built on the dependable in-line six design. Some of the advantages of using this engine are: Durability and low noise - Designed for easiest, fastest and most economical installation. Well-balanced to produce smooth and vibration-free operation with low noise level. To maintain a controlled working temperature in cylinders and combustion chambers, the engine is equipped with piston cooling. The engine is also fitted with replaceable cylinder liners and valve seats/ guides to ensure maximum durability and service life of the engine. Low exhaust emission - The state of the art, high-tech injection and charging system with low internal losses contributes to excellent combustion and low fuel consumption. The TWD1652GE complies with Indian emission legislation CPCB Stage II (similar to EU stage IIIA). Easy service and maintenance - Easily accessible service and maintenance points contribute to the ease of service of the engine. Salient features: Volvo Penta Electronic management system Certified for CPCB Stage II at 1500 rpm High efficient cooling system Compact design Base engines as well as Gen Pac configurations Excellent step load performance acc. to ISO 8528-5 G3 governing class Low operating cost Volvo Penta is a global player in the off- road and powergen engine business, with a dealer and aftermarket network spanning 130 countries. As a member of the Volvo Group, Volvo Penta can also take advantage of the experience, research and development, and dealer network of its sister companies, including Volvo Construction Equipment and Volvo Trucks. Volvo Penta is already active in India with 5 and 8 liter base engine production taking place at the Volvo Eicher joint venture factory in Pithampur for markets with Tier 4 final requirement.