TYPE 4 B-VERSION UPGRADE

Upgrading your Jenbacher Type 4 A-Version gas engine to the latest B-Version technology for gas mixture distribution, combustion and knock control can offer greater uptime, reliability, and performance.

  • Increase Power Output
  • Increase Uptime
  • Lifetime & Services Interval Extension
  • Lower Operating Costs

What can this upgrade do for you?

  • Increase Uptime.
    Provides up to 1.5 percent more operating hours annually, based on current fleet analytics.
  • Lower lifecycle costs.
    • Improved piston ring and blow-by system  designs can lower oil consumption by up to 50 percent, reduce combustion chamber deposit formation, and decrease oil carryover to the turbocharger and intercooler.
    • Enhanced control algorithms, better mixture distribution to the cylinders, and improved piston and cylinder head designs provide increased resistance to combustion chamber deposits.
    • Advanced blow-by and air filter concepts provide extended service intervals.
  • Enhance engine performance.
    More stable engine performance can be achieved over the life of the unit under varying fuel gas and ambient conditions.
  • Additional power feed-in.
    When an output increase is feasible, up to 5 percent boost in nominal power output can be obtained.

 

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Advanced air filter system Available optional in the Light and Full Package

New blow-by system Available in the Light and Full Package
 

Enhanced gas mixture manifold Available in the Full Package

New piston and cylinder head design Available in the Light and Full Package

 

HOW WE GET YOU THERE

The B-version upgrade packages, available in light and full versions, include a variety of enhancements as well as optional features.

Upgrade Versions

 

Light Package

This reduced bundle of measures can be applied during any scheduled service

Full Package

The complete bundle of measures, ideally applies during a minor or major overhaul 

Enhanced piston concept with modified piston shape and piston rings*
Enhanced gas mixture manifold  
Cylinder head with enhanced mixture intake flow
Improved knock control logic
New blow-by system
Power boost: up to five percent output increase.   Optional
Advanced air filter concept   Optional
OEM documentation update

*This enhancement – introduced in the second quarter of 2010 for all Type 4 engines – completely replaced the previous piston version. The new piston concept may have already been applied to some engines during previous minor/major overhauls.

Applicability

Upgrade applicable for all Type 4 A-Versions. Units manufactured before 2005 need to be checked individually.

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Spare Parts

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