New control units for gas gensets by HIMOINSA

New control units for gas gensets by HIM…

Thursday, 20 July 2017 09:10

HIMOINSA has developed control units for gas-powered generator sets

Iron ore exports to Middle East from Brazil surge

Iron ore exports to Middle East from Bra…

Thursday, 20 July 2017 06:40

Iron ore exports from Brazil to Middle East countries fetched US$564.5mn in the first half of 2017, up 133 per cent from H1 2016, according to Brazilian Ministry of Industry,...

Chicago Pneumatic towers to light up oil and gas project in Kuwait

Chicago Pneumatic towers to light up oil…

Wednesday, 19 July 2017 08:32

Chicago Pneumatic has sold 100 CPLT V15 metal halide tough and efficient light towers in Kuwait to its authorised distributor General Transportation & Equipment Company (GTE)

Iran and Iraq sign deals for joint industrial parks

Iran and Iraq sign deals for joint indus…

Wednesday, 19 July 2017 07:48

Iran and Iraq have recently signed a memorandum of understanding (MoU) to establish joint industrial parks, according to news reports

UAE to set up waste-to-energy facility in Ras Al Khaimah and Fujairah

UAE to set up waste-to-energy facility i…

Wednesday, 19 July 2017 06:16

The UAE Ministry of Climate Change and Environment (MOCCAE) has signed a memorandum of understanding (MoU) with Abu Dhabi’s future energy company Masdar and Bee’ah to develop a waste-to-energy conversion...

Bahri and Bolloré Logistics launch joint venture in Saudi Arabia

Bahri and Bolloré Logistics launch joint…

Wednesday, 19 July 2017 05:00

Bahri, transportation and logistics solutions provider, has signed an agreement with Bolloré Logistics to establish a new logistics joint venture and this new cooperation will serve the needs of customers...

Visa Group to increase use of DEUTZ engines in its ranges

Visa Group to increase use of DEUTZ engi…

Tuesday, 18 July 2017 10:14

Engine manufacturer DEUTZ and Italian genset manufacturer Visa Group are expanding their supply agreement and soon Visa SpA, with its brands such as Onis Visa, Nettuno and Tecnoplus S.A., will...

Kim Fausing takes over as Danfoss CEO

Kim Fausing takes over as Danfoss CEO

Tuesday, 18 July 2017 06:36

Kim Fausing took over as the new president and CEO of Danfoss, with effect from 1 July 2017, and has announced that he will continue the Danfoss strategy, focusing on...

Masdar Institute’s new technology to make solar thermal power generation more affordable in UAE

Masdar Institute’s new technology to mak…

Monday, 17 July 2017 07:51

The Masdar Institute of Science and Technology today announced the development of a high-performance solar absorber that could make solar thermal technologies significantly more efficient

Saudi Arabia issues REQ for 400MW wind power project

Saudi Arabia issues REQ for 400MW wind p…

Monday, 17 July 2017 06:29

Saudi Arabia has issued the request for qualification (REQ) to build a 400MW wind power project in Dumat Al Jandal, situated in the Al Jouf region, thus taking the first...

SDLG’s first asphalt compactor launched in Middle East and Africa

SDLG’s first asphalt compactor launched …

Monday, 17 July 2017 05:19

With the rise in infrastructure spend in the Middle East and Africa regions, SDLG has introduced the first asphalt compactor – RD730 – to meet construction demand

Technical Review Middle East weekly digest - 9th - 13th July 2017

Technical Review Middle East weekly dige…

Sunday, 16 July 2017 06:16

Here is a brief overview of the week’s news on Technical Review Middle East, from 9th July - 13th July 2017

Wärtsilä to supply two baseload power plants in Iran

Wärtsilä to supply two baseload power pl…

Thursday, 13 July 2017 16:19

Global power solutions provider Wärtsilä will be supplying generator sets for two baseload power plants in Iran

HLG wins contract worth US$168mn for Dubai Expo village project

HLG wins contract worth US$168mn for Dub…

Thursday, 13 July 2017 06:47

Dubai World Trade Centre (DWTC) has awarded a contract worth US$168mn to HLG Contracting for the construction of Expo village parcels 10 and 11 residential towers as part of the...

Equinix extends data centre services in MENA region

Equinix extends data centre services in …

Wednesday, 12 July 2017 07:45

Technical Review Middle East, speaks to Eric Schwartz, President EMEA at Equinix who discusses the data centre business in the Middle East and the challenges facing the market 

Dubai to build US$1.5bn food park

Dubai to build US$1.5bn food park

Wednesday, 12 July 2017 06:59

HH Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Vice-President and Prime Minister of the UAE, and Ruler of Dubai, launched US$1.5bn food park project at Dubai Wholesale City, aiming to boost...

Perkins launches new range of diesel engine

Perkins_diesel_enginesPerkins is launching the 1600 Series Electropak diesel engine at MEE 2012.Perkins is launching the 1600 Series Electropak diesel engine for the electric power market at Middle East Electricity 2012.

Designed to meet key market nodes, the new line up fills the gap between the company’s current 1300 and 2000 Series ranges.

Six cylinder 9.3 litre engine

The 1600 Series Electropak family comprises a range of full authority electronic control, turbocharged, air-to-air charge-cooled engines that have been developed to provide prime and standby power.

The six cylinder, 9.3 litre range offers outputs up to 300kVA (240 kWe) prime power and 330 kVA (264 kWe) standby power at 1500 rpm – both key nodes – though the intention is to release a 350kVA (280kWe) standby version later in the year.

Key benefits

For OEMs and genset packagers the key benefits include the combination of higher power density and load acceptance, which effectively means that the 1600 Series can achieve outputs normally associated with much bigger displacement engines, while offering a space saving opportunity during installation.

The tropical radiator, which is fitted as standard, ensures that there is high ambient clearance at even the highest temperatures, making it suitable for applications such as supersound canopies.

Maximum output

With little or no derate the unit can produce its maximum output virtually anywhere in the world. Its global acceptability has also been enhanced through the simultaneous launch of versions for both non-regulated and EU IIIa territories. This versatility has been further increased with the inclusion of switchable models which both reduces parts inventory and supports the needs of the rental market.

Durable and economic

Built for durable and economic use, its operating and maintenance costs are reduced thanks to its frugal consumption of fuel – around 200g/kWhr – while whole life costs are enhanced by the 500 hours service intervals and Perkins standard warranty.

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