Deutz' New Three-cylinder Gas Engine
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In early 2019 Deutz will launch its first gas engine for non-road mobile machinery. The G2.2 is based on the new diesel engine platform D/TD/TCD2.2 which is a three-cylinder version of the existing D/TD/TCD2.9 engine family. The G2.2 has been developed primarily for LPG, but operation with CNG is also possible with slight modifications. This article describes the commonalities with the diesel engine as well as the specific properties needed for a monovalent robust gas engine for industrial applications.
Market Situation and Project Specification
With the launch of the TCD2.9, which was introduced to comply with EU Stage III B legislation, Deutz has started to replace the existing mechanically controlled oil-cooled 2011 engine family. Six years after the successful market introduction, a three-cylinder version of the 2.9 model, known as D/TD/TCD2.2, was launched in April 2018 to close the existing power gap down to 19 kW through the naturally aspirated D2.2 engine. Since diesel engines...