The result of continuous enhancements and extensive experience, GE's Jenbacher Type 6 gas engines are an advanced and reliable addition to our product line. The 1,500-rpm engine speed results in a high power density with low installation costs, and its pre-combustion chamber achieves high efficiency with low emissions.

We also provide a variety of upgrades to help maximize performance of the Jenbacher Type 6 gas engine. Explore these offerings through the Jenbacher Upgrades Tool.

Features that Impress

The Type 6’s pre-combustion chamber achieves maximum efficiency.

Lowered Emissions

With features like LEANOX* lean burn control and an enhanced steel piston, Type 6 engines provide betters emission reductions than ever.

Proven Reliability

Type 6 engines’ enhanced components and 60,000-hour service life continue Jenbacher’s legacy of quality and reliability.
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Jenbacher Type 6

Type 6 engines are loaded with features that enhance heat recovery, assure stable combustion, reduce emissions, and increase efficiency—taking the Jenbacher line to new levels of performance. 

  • A centrally-located purged pre-combustion chamber helps provide optimal ignition conditions.
  • The spark plug ignition energy is amplified in the pre-combustion chamber, facilitating stable and reliable combustion.
  • Miller valve timing creates reduced compression temperature and increased safety margin to knocking limits, providing improved ignition timing and high efficiency.
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Product Specifications

Jenbacher Type 6 J612 J616 J620
Electrical Output (kW) 2004 2679 3360
Energy Input (kW) 4434 5860 7357
NOx  500 500 500
Thermal Efficiency 42.9% 42.4% 42.4%
Electrical Efficiency 45.2% 45.7% 45.7%
Total Efficiency 88.1% 88.1% 88.1%
Jenbacher Type 6 J612 J616 J620
Electrical Output (kW) 1979 2649 3325
Energy Input (kW) 4434 5860 7357
NOx  500 500 500
Thermal Efficiency 43.1% 42.7% 42.6%
Electrical Efficiency 44.6% 45.2% 45.2%
Total Efficiency 87.7% 87.9% 87.8%
Jenbacher Type 6 J612 J616 J620
Electrical Output (kW) 1820 2435 3047
Energy Input (kW) 4142 5523 6904
NOx  500 500 500
Thermal Efficiency 40.3% 40.3% 40.3%
Electrical Efficiency 44.0% 44.1% 44.1%
Total Efficiency 84.3% 84.4% 84.4%
Jenbacher Type 6 J612 J616 J620
Electrical Output (kW) 1795 2405 3017
Energy Input (kW) 4142 5523 6904
NOx  500 500 500
Thermal Efficiency 40.5% 40.5% 40.5%
Electrical Efficiency 43.3% 43.6% 43.7%
Total Efficiency 83.8% 84.1% 84.2%