Saint-Gobain to build Multi-Comfort House in Masdar City

Saint-Gobain to build Multi-Comfort Hous…

Sunday, 19 February 2017 12:24

Saint-Gobain will bring its innovative and sustainable solutions to the UAE with the construction of an energy-efficient ‘Multi–Comfort House’ in Masdar City

Quester’s features lower cost of ownership for Middle East businesses

Quester’s features lower cost of ownersh…

Sunday, 19 February 2017 08:35

As part of its commitment to reduce the overall cost of ownership, Japanese manufacturer UD Trucks has revealed eight key features of its new Quester range and the aftermarket service...

RMD Kwikform supports Kuwait’s Sea City project

RMD Kwikform supports Kuwait’s Sea City …

Friday, 17 February 2017 13:46

For the new beachfront development Sabah Al-Ahmed Sea City, 85km south of Kuwait City, equipment specialist RMD Kwikform has provided a wide range of formwork and shoring to developer La’ala...

Caterpillar to debut Cat® Connect for expanded range of assets

Caterpillar to debut Cat® Connect for ex…

Thursday, 16 February 2017 14:42

At CONEXPO-CON/AGG 2017 in Las Vegas from 7-11 March, Caterpillar will launch new Cat® Connect hardware and software to enable equipment managers to connect all of their assets – from...

John Deere extends generator drive range

John Deere extends generator drive range

Thursday, 16 February 2017 02:48

John Deere Power Systems (JDPS), is launching its new 200 kVA prime/225 kVA standby power generator drive engine at the Middle East Electricity show in Dubai

ABB delivers substation to enable power flow from solar park in Dubai

ABB delivers substation to enable power …

Wednesday, 15 February 2017 16:50

ABB has successfully energised a major substation that will help stream power from the Mohamed Bin Rashid Al Maktoum (MBR) Solar Park

Borouge showcases XLPE insulation materials at MEE

Borouge showcases XLPE insulation materi…

Wednesday, 15 February 2017 07:44

Borouge and Borealis showcased their latest cutting-edge products for advanced insulation and cable protection applications at the Middle East Electricity 2017, with Borouge focusing on its new cross-linkable polyethylene (XLPE)...

Perkins offers durable and reliable power in the Middle East

Perkins offers durable and reliable powe…

Tuesday, 14 February 2017 07:54

Perkins aims to address the growing demand for power in the Middle East with a strong presence in MEE 2017.

Volvo Penta launch power generation engines at MEE 2017

Volvo Penta launch power generation engi…

Tuesday, 14 February 2017 07:37

Volvo Penta is launching two new diesel engines - the TWD1645GE and TWD1644GE - offering up 800 kVA for genset market 

Middle East Electricity and Solar Middle East is 'essential to business'

Middle East Electricity and Solar Middle…

Tuesday, 14 February 2017 07:19

His Highness Sheikh Hamdan bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Deputy Ruler of Dubai and the Minister of Finance of the UAE, officially inaugurated the 42nd edition of Middle East Electricity (MEE2017) as Anita...

Cummins set to launch new STAMFORD alternator

Cummins set to launch new STAMFORD alter…

Monday, 13 February 2017 11:39

Cummins Generator Technologies will launch its latest product in the new STAMFORD S- Range of alternators at Middle East Electricity 2017 that will be held from 14-16 February

Portable hi-end switchgear test systems from KoCoS

Portable hi-end switchgear test systems …

Monday, 13 February 2017 09:54

At Middle East Electricity (MEE) 2017, KoCoS will present its latest switchgear test system ACTAS, which is a portable and stationary test system for performing fully automatic function tests on...

Quick and easy three-phase testing of power transformers

Quick and easy three-phase testing of po…

Monday, 13 February 2017 08:47

Testing and diagnostic solutions provider OMICRON claims it has developed the world’s first portable, three-phase test system, which supports all common electrical tests on power transformers – TESTRANO 600

Omicron release solutions for on-line partial discharge monitoring on rotating machines

Omicron release solutions for on-line pa…

Monday, 13 February 2017 07:34

Early detection of insulation defects helps prevent machine failure and safeguards investments, and the latest Omicron on-line partial discharge monitoring detects insulation defects early so that corrective action can be...

Lloyd's Register: renewable power generation is cost competitive with fossil fuels

Lloyd's Register: renewable power genera…

Monday, 13 February 2017 07:30

According to Lloyd's Register, renewable power generation technologies are now cost competitive with fossil fuels and innovations are gathering pace across the sector 

HIMOINSA sets eyes on leading the genset sector

HIMOINSA sets eyes on leading the genset…

Monday, 13 February 2017 04:39

At Middle East Electricity (MEE) 2017, HIMOINSA will showcase a complete series of generator sets with increased autonomy, less operation costs and reduced noise emissions

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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