Cummins Introduces 2007 ISL For Vocational Market; Lightest Weight of Any Engine in Its Class - With 365 hp Peak Power, Enhanced Productivity and Performance.LAS VEGAS -- Cummins Inc. (NYSE NYSE
See: New York Stock Exchange :CMI (Computer-Managed Instruction) Using computers to organize and manage an instructional program for students. It helps create test materials, tracks the results and monitors student progress. ) announced today during World of Concrete 2006 that the 2007 ISL delivers increased performance and fuel efficiency for vocational customers. The 2007 ISL combines the lightest weight of any engine in its class and the highest power-to-weight ratio, with a peak horsepower of 365 hp and peak torque of 1250 lb-ft. Best-in-class low life cycle costs (maintenance intervals, fuel efficiency, overhaul costs) and long-life durability will be retained. Maintenance intervals will be unchanged and a new option allows mixer operators to monitor the engine oil level from inside the cab - eliminating the need for daily manual inspection.
The 2007 ISL will also feature an enhanced Cummins High Pressure Common Rail (HPCR HPCR Humanitarian Policy and Conflict Research (Harvard University International Law Research Program)
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HPCR High Performance Corrosion Resistant (trademark of Abu Garcia) ) fuel system, which delivers higher injection pressures for lower emissions.
The ISL will continue to feature the patented Variable Geometry Turbocharger Variable geometry turbochargers (VGTs) are a family of turbochargers, usually designed to allow the effective aspect ratio (sometimes called A/R Ratio) of the turbo to be altered as conditions change. (VG Turbo), which constantly adjusts airflow to reduce turbo lag, improve transient response and increase vehicle performance.
"The Cummins ISL is an exceptional engine for mixers," stated Chuck Goode, Cummins Director-Specialty Markets. "The ISL has the lightest weight of any engine in its class, and is available with peak horsepower up to 365 hp, for an unbeatable combination of productivity and performance."
The popular ISL engine will also add proven cooled Exhaust Gas Recirculation “EGR” redirects here. For other uses, see EGR (disambiguation).
Exhaust gas recirculation (EGR) is a NOx (nitrogen oxide and nitrogen dioxide) reduction technique used in most gasoline and diesel engines. (EGR) technology and an integrated Cummins Particulate Filter to meet the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency Environmental Protection Agency (EPA), independent agency of the U.S. government, with headquarters in Washington, D.C. It was established in 1970 to reduce and control air and water pollution, noise pollution, and radiation and to ensure the safe handling and (EPA EPA eicosapentaenoic acid.
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n. ) and CARB (California Air Resources Board California Air Resources Board (CARB) is the "clean air agency" of the state of California in the United States. Established originally in 1967, it is a part of the California Environmental Protection Agency, an organization which reports directly to the California ) emissions standards for 2007. Cummins emissions reduction approach - cooled-EGR and exhaust aftertreatment - will be consistent across all Cummins 2007 on-highway diesel engines for North America. Key in-house technologies enable the engine and aftertreatment system to be totally integrated for optimal reliability, efficiency and lowest cost of ownership.
"Having the right technology applied to the right markets yields optimum reliability. In-house technology combined with a common and stable architecture across product lines assures vocational customers increased uptime," commented Jeff Weikert, Executive Director-MidRange Engineering, Cummins Inc.
The Cummins Particulate Filter is designed to last the life of the engine. The filter automatically collects and oxidizes particulates. When there is not sufficient heat in the exhaust, the Engine Control Module (ECM (1) (Enterprise Change Management) See version control and configuration management.
(2) (Error Correcting Mode) A Group 3 fax capability that can test for errors within a row of pixels and request retransmission. ) actively controls exhaust gas temperatures so the catalytic reaction can take place. The Cummins Particulate Filter will require periodic service to remove the ash content. A typical vocational truck will need this filter serviced only once every 6,000 hours.
The ISL engine will also feature a simple crankcase crank·case
The metal case enclosing the crankshaft and associated parts in a reciprocating engine.
the metal case that encloses the crankshaft in an internal-combustion engine ventilation management system that virtually eliminates any oil carryover from the engine. The average vocational truck will need to replace the low-cost Enviroguard(TM) coalescing filter at every third oil change.
Cummins Inc., a global power leader, is a corporation of complementary business units that design, manufacture, distribute and service engines and related technologies, including fuel systems, controls, air handling, filtration, emission solutions and electrical power generation systems. Headquartered in Columbus, Indiana (USA), Cummins serves customers in more than 160 countries through its network of 550 company-owned and independent distributor facilities and more than 5,000 dealer locations. With more than 28,000 employees worldwide, Cummins reported sales of $8.4 billion in 2004. Press releases can be found on the Web at cummins.com or the Engine Business web site at www.everytime.cummins.com.