MTU Engine with Centrifugal Oil-Separation

Friday, December 18, 2009

MTU Series 60 engines for the marine market now feature a centrifugal oil separator that is 99 percent efficient at de-oiling crankcase ventilation gases. The oil-separation system prevents contamination of the turbocharger, and requires no maintenance throughout the life of the engine other than periodic inspection of clamps and hoses. This results in a reduction of the life cycle cost of the engine.
 
The centrifugal oil separator employs an 8,000 rpm centrifuge that eliminates oil and soot in crankcase ventilation gases.
 
“Eliminating oil from crankcase ventilation gases helps control emissions,” said Steve Neil, senior manager of marine service technical support, MTU Detroit Diesel. “It also increases the closed crankcase ventilation system efficiency of the Series 60 Marine engine. The owner can feel confident that his system is operating effectively even while requiring less maintenance.”
 
The Series 60 Marine engine is a four-stroke diesel engine with direct fuel injection, turbocharging and charge-air cooling. It is widely used to power workboats, ferries, tugs and barges – applications that require low fuel consumption, rugged and compact design and low maintenance. The centrifugal oil separator is available on new Series 60 Marine engines and as an aftermarket retrofit. Upgrade kits are available from local MTU distributors.
 
(www.mtu-online.com)
 

Maritime Reporter August 2015 Digital Edition
FREE Maritime Reporter Subscription
Latest Maritime News    rss feeds

Marine Propulsion

Wärtsilä 34DF Becoming a Trendsetter

The upgraded version of the Wärtsilä 34DF engine is rapidly becoming established as an industry standard. The three major South Korean shipyards are supporting

MacGregor to Lay Off 100 Staff

MacGregor, part of Cargotec, plans to reduce workforce in MacGregor Uetersen site in Germany to restructure the operations to the weak market demand. The market

Powering the First Electric Commercial Fishing Boat

The world’s first electric commercial fishing vessel will be powered by a Corvus lithium polymer Energy Storage System (ESS) integrated with a Siemens propulsion

 
 
Maritime Security Naval Architecture Navigation Offshore Oil Pod Propulsion Ship Repair Ship Simulators Shipbuilding / Vessel Construction Sonar Winch
rss | archive | history | articles | privacy | contributors | top maritime news | about us | copyright | maritime magazines
maritime security news | shipbuilding news | maritime industry | shipping news | maritime reporting | workboats news | ship design | maritime business

Time taken: 0.3897 sec (3 req/sec)