New Marine Diesel Engines From Cummins EPA Tier 3 Certified

By George Backwell at December 01, 2012 04:00
Filed Under: Company News, General
New marine diesel engines by Cummins are now available in its Quantum series, Tier 3 certified by the  US Environmental Protection Agency (EPA). To sell an engine or vehicle within the United States manufacturers must demonstrate compliance with the Clean Air Act and all applicable EPA regulations. Hence Cummins has now upgraded its popular Tier 2 certified QSK19 and QSK60 engines to comply with the more stringent Tier 3 standard. Marine Diesel Engine: Cummins QSK19: Photo credit Cummins A Tier 3 engine requires 50% reduction in particulate matter and a 20% reduction in nitrogen oxides compared to Tier 2 standards, which Cummins achieved through the application of advanced combustion technology without any need for after-treatment of engine exhaust gas emissions.The Tier 3-certified QSK19 and QSK60 feature the same premium base engine hardware and footprint as the existing MCRS product. Furthermore, the lubrication, cooling, air handling, fuel and exhaust systems are the same de... [More]

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