Volvo Penta to 'keep it simple' for Indian OEMs ahead of BS (CEV/Trem) IV emission regulations Volvo Penta will use its tried and tested Selective Catalytic Reduction (SCR) technology for Indian OEMs when the stringent BS (CEV/Trem) IV emission regulations come into effect in October 2020. The SCR technology, which was first developed by Volvo Group in 2006, was introduced by Volvo Penta in 2011 for industrial off-road customers, and further developed in 2014. The same technology will now be used to comply with the BS(CEV/Trem) IV emission regulations, effective October 2020. ForOEMs, this means no re-generation, easy installation, continuous optimized fuel consumption, and low operating costs.

Vovlo Penta

For the Indian market, the current emission legislations applicable for off road vehicles is BS (CEV) III from 2014, covering limited applications. Now, as announced by regulatory authorities, BS (CEV/Trem) IV will cover most of the off-road applications. All engine manufacturers are required to introduce after-treatment systems for engines between 129kW to 560kW. This, in turn, will put enormous demands on OEMs, forcing them to re-design their machines to install new engines and after-treatment systems.

Volvo Penta’s strategy is to keep these changes as simple as possible for Indian OEMs. Volvo Penta’s proven SCR technology complies with BS (CEV/Trem) IV emission regulations without using a separate diesel particulate filter (DPF) or diesel oxidation catalyst (DOC).

The SCR system is based on highefficiency combustion, which reduces fuel consumption and results in extremely low levels of particulate matter (PM) and in high levels of nitrogen oxide (NOx). Here, the ingenuity of the system is revealed: the exhaust NOx is converted into harmless nitrogen gas and water vapor. The SCR system automatically injects diesel exhaust fluid/urea to the exhaust gases. The gases are then passed through a catalytic converter before it is emitted to the environment. The extremely low levels of particulate matter in the emissions also make exhaust gas filtration (DPF) unnecessary.

Miron Thoms
"We have extensive experience of SCR technology in the Volvo Group and we firmly believe that our BS (CEV/Trem) IV-compliant product range is industry-leading," says MironThoms, Vice President & Head of Volvo Penta India. "We have been supplying BS (CEV/Trem) IV equivalent Stage IV/Tier4 Final engines globally since 2014 and have more than 200 OEM customers who are extremely pleased with the competitive advantages of these engines such as no regeneration, easy installation, as well as low operating costs."

Volvo Penta has engines that meet all emission standards, so, OEMs already using Volvo Penta BS (CEV) III engines will have no trouble changing to a BS(CEV/Trem) IV model, as the SCR catalyst will simply just replace the current silencer. It will also allow for lesser regulated export markets to be served without need of engine room re-design, and can be considered future-proof against the inevitable BS (CEV/Trem) V regulations.

Volvo Penta, which has recently supplied its engines to Indian crushing equipment major Puzzolana Machinery Fabricators through our GOEM for its tracked crushing and screening solutions, sees rising demand from tracked crushers. Said MironThoms, "We foresee rising demand of tracked crushing plants in India owing to their higher levels of mobility, low operating costs and faster set up times, making them suitable for road contractors requiring crushed granular sub base materials close to construction sites. The rising demand is likely to catalyze demand of our engines."

Vovlo Penta
He informed that there are three demand segments of engines for the mineral processing industry. They include solutions featuring diesel electric drive, direct diesel drive line and diesel hydraulic driveline. "Demand for diesel electric driveline solutions has been flat for us over the years due to better availability of power from local electricity grids; while demand for direct diesel drive solutions has been moderate. However, demand for diesel hydraulic driveline has been robust."

He added: "To ensure more efficient performance of the diesel hydraulic driveline, our application team is working in close association with the OEMs to minimize total cost of ownership, and improvisations are being considered for installation flexibility, ease of maintenance and higher uptime of the engines through extended interval schedules."

As a standard Volvo Penta engines share a number of high-technology design features like compact design and high power to weight ratio, electronically controlled engine control system and waste-gate turbocharger for increased block load acceptance, excellent performance with peak torque at low engine speed. These features contribute to optimized total cost of operations. Also the most of operators will confirm, the high reliability, less down time and excellent fuel efficiency as key benefits of our engines

With our readiness and extensive global experience in BS CEV IV equivalent products we are confident on our ambitious growth plans in coming years.
Click Here
To Know More or to Contact the Manufacturer
Please let us know your name.
Invalid Input
Please let us know your Designation.
Please let us know your Contact Number.
Please let us know your email address.
Please brief your query.
Our other Value-Added Services:

To receive updates through e-mail on Products, New Technologies & Equipment, please select the Product Category(s) you are interested in and click 'Submit'. This will help you save time plus you will get the best price quotations from many manufacturers, which you can then evaluate and negotiate.

Invalid Input
Invalid Input
Invalid Input
Nakoda Machinery has expanded its engineering and manufacturing capabilities and currently has 3 plants in Ahmednagar, with the 4th coming up in Chakan near Pune. It is now offering diesel portable compressors under the Truecomp brand

Read more ...

Atlas Copco’s E-Air range, including 45KW, 55KW, 75KW, 90KW, 110KW and 132KW offers the most versatile and full range of pressure and flow combinations so that users can experience the full power of electric. The E-Air portable electric compressors

Read more ...

Conrad Latham, GM, Compressor Technique, Atlas Copco India, gives 6 tips to reduce compressed air energy costs despite production demand. Everything in our lives requires a regular check-up, and in most cases timely replacement. This safeguards proper

Read more ...

Atlas Copco India is leading the Indian construction, infrastructure, and mining segments with its technologically advanced products, many of which have been innovated by the company. It pioneered the asymmetrical profile

Read more ...

Pneumatech is a compressed air treatment and gas generation equipment manufacturer, under the Atlas Copco Group with a presence across the globe. Its energy-efficient products and services help

Read more ...

Chicago Pneumatic - a part of Atlas Copco group in India – has launched two new product variations in their Permanent Magnet Motor Compressors – the CPMV and the CPVS range. Equipped with a proven energy-saving technology

Read more ...

In the construction industry, producing high quality concrete in the right amount and delivering it on time is a challenging task. The right quality of concrete, produced by the concrete batching plants, increases

Read more ...

MARK Compressors, a part of Atlas Copco Group in India, has launched two new product variations in their Piston Compressor range: the Ironwind series and the Bluewind series. Equipped with a robust cast iron pump and a simple

Read more ...

In residences and commercial buildings, pressure boosting has become an important element in distributing water, especially with the onset of summer, to ensure that a consistent water pressure is maintained

Read more ...

Two new air compressors from Doosan Bobcat India are benefitting from fuel efficiency, productivity, reliability, long service intervals – as well as reduced noise and vibrations – thanks to Volvo Penta engines. The Doosan compressors

Read more ...

Atlas Copco has set new benchmarks in the portable air compressor segment with the launch of four compressors and extended light tower range. Making the life of drillers easier in key application segments is the XRH 1100 PLUS

Read more ...

Electronic engines will be the future of the CE industry as tighter BS1V emission norms come into effect in wheeled applications from Oct’20. The transition from mechanical engines to electronic engines will give better control of

Read more ...

Japanese off-highway engine manufacturer, Kubota Corporation is targeting mobile off-highway construction machinery, light towers, generators and the industrial vehicles market in India. It is especially eyeing

Read more ...

At bauma CONEXPO India, Doosan Bobcat showcased its light towers and compressors. According to BS Srinivas, Director - Portable Power and Ramachandran N, GM - Sales & Marketing, Doosan Bobcat is

Read more ...

Driven by the requirements of OEMs, engine manufacturers are developing solutions that enable fuel efficiency, installation flexibility, ease of maintenance, and above all, enhanced ability to withstand dynamic

Read more ...

Kubota Agricultural Machinery India Pvt. Ltd. (KAI), the Indian subsidiary of Kubota Corporation, has announced start of sales of industrial engines for OEMs in addition to their current product portfolio of tractors

Read more ...

Atlas Copco’s ZT 90-160 air-cooled oil-free screw air compressor is available with fixed or variable speed drive and with or without an integrated dryer. The compressor elements have been adapted to work even more

Read more ...

Doosan Bobcat India Pvt. Ltd. is a subsidiary of the Doosan Group, which took over the global business of Bobcat and Portable Power Business of Ingersoll Rand in 2007. Ingersoll Rand pioneered the introduction

Read more ...

Atlas Copco's HiLight H5+ LED light tower makes job sites brighter and safer, and is the most silent and efficient light tower for road construction, airports, hydro power projects, mining and construction

Read more ...

×
Sign-up for Free Subscription
'India Construction Week'
Weekly e-Newsletter on Construction Industry
Get the latest news, product launches, projects announced / awarded, government policies, investments, and expert views.