GE enhances its gas engines
Waukesha 275GL+ gas engines are offered in a 16-cylinder model, rated at 5000 bhp, and a 12-cylinder model, rated at 3750 bhp
GE Distributed Power (GE) has announced the latest enhancement to its Waukesha 275GL+ lean-burn gas engines, the 275GL+ with ESM2. With a current lead time of less than 20 weeks, this new generation provides a high-performance and economical alternative for customers in the oil and gas midstream industry with compression needs for gathering, processing and transportation applications.
Waukesha 275GL+ gas engines are offered in a 16-cylinder model, rated at 5000 bhp, and a 12-cylinder model, rated at 3750 bhp. This latest generation of the 275GL+ represents a significant enhancement for the largest Waukesha gas compression engine platform.
“We focused our priorities on improving fuel flexibil- ity, altitude capability and lowering NOx emissions for this latest generation of the Waukesha 275GL+ gas engine family. A low compression ratio piston design coupled with larger turbochargers and the latest ESM2 engine controller for Waukesha gas engines were instrumental in getting us these improvements,” said Dr. Andreas Lippert, General Manager Product Management at GE’s Distributed Power business.
The latest 275GL+ engine achieves 0.3 g/ bhp (140 mg/Nm3) NOx emissions levels while maintaining flexibility to offer full power up to 1550 Btu/ft3 (58 MJ/ Nm3) and at altitudes up to 6000 ft (1829 m).
The 275GL+ now also comes with ESM2, the next-generation Waukesha gas engine controller and full-colour touchscreen.
ESM2 helps enhance performance by improving ignition timing