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Nov. 1, 2006
Briggs & Stratton Commercial Power introduces air-cooled, vertical-shaft Big Block engines in the 30- to 36-hp range. The engines feature

Briggs & Stratton

Briggs & Stratton Commercial Power introduces air-cooled, vertical-shaft Big Block engines in the 30- to 36-hp range. The engines feature an advanced debris management system that is designed to allow the engine to run cooler and cleaner to enhance durability and performance. The V-twin/OHV technology offers balance and low vibration that saves wear and tear on the components and equipment. Increased horsepower-to-weight ratio contributes to engine efficiency and reduces compaction. The intake and exhaust system results in a quieter-running engine. The line of Vanguard Big Block V-twins features large oil capacity, low oil and fuel consumption, low noise and smooth-running operation.

Briggs & Stratton produces engines for various markets including commercial turf, construction, rental, fire/rescue, farm and ranch, golf and sports, and off-road/marine. A commercial power extensive dealer network, special commercial/rental service programs, parts performance and dedicated toll-free and web support services allow customers to get the answers and support they need to keep working. Briggs & Stratton also offers engine support and engine service manuals online.
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The new 2009 Series from Deutz offers a choice of water-cooled engines with three and four cylinders, or a turbo-charged 4-cylinder version. The output ranges from 20 to 67 hp at 1,500 to 3,000 rpm. This series has a compact design and is intended to meet the demands of mobile construction equipment, agricultural machines, pumps and generators.

The Deutz 2011 family of oil-cooled engines has complied with the various stages of EPA off-highway emission legislation. By focusing on high-power density, Deutz has increased the rating choices up to 99 hp with low-fuel consumption and cold starting in an easy-to-install package. Refining the combustion process, Deutz met Tier 3 standards by using mechanical engine controls and direct fuel injection.

To better serve customers' needs, Deutz has a full range of remanufactured engines and spare parts under the Deutz Xchange trademark. The company's worldwide network of distributors and dealers are also available around the clock to provide aftermarket support on the latest engines.
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Designed for commercial turf and construction equipment users, Kohler will add six new models to its Command Pro line of engines in January 2007. For the commercial turf market, the new 34-, 36- and 38-hp gasoline engines will provide more power and offer a new design that provides serviceability and extends maintenance intervals. The new air-cooled, V-twin Command Pro models at 999cc are available in both horizontal- and vertical-shaft configurations and meet the new EPA Tier 3 and CARB emissions requirements.

The new engines target a range of commercial and industrial applications, including turf mowers, generators and pumps. The basic configuration is a 90-degree, twin-cylinder, overhead valve design with an electronic ignition system, two-barrel carburetor and mechanical governor. The engine uses an aluminum block with cast-iron cylinder liners, a common feature on such engines intended to promote longer life and durability.
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John Deere

John Deere Power Systems' PowerTech E 4.5L and 6.8L engines are Tier 3 certified by EPA. The PowerTech E 4.5L engine features a power range of 115 to 140 hp and the PowerTech E 6.8L engine (pictured) features a power range of 140 to 200 hp. These engines come with two-valve cylinder head and incorporate a high-pressure common-rail fuel system, full-authority electronic controls, a multiple injection strategy and a fixed geometry turbocharger.

The PowerTech Plus engine group, also Tier 3 certified by EPA, is composed of the 4.5L, 6.8L, 9.0L and 13.5L models. The 13.5L engine features a power range of 350 to 600 hp and employs the same technologies as the other engines in the PowerTech Plus family, particularly the engine electronics, cooled exhaust gas recirculation and the variable geometry turbocharger.

John Deere Power Systems offers customers the opportunity to visit John Deere University online to gain information and resources that increase knowledge, sharpen skills and improve performance. Another feature on the John Deere Power Systems website is the option code search by engine serial number. This tool allows customers to locate emissions data, parts catalog, or the options the engine was designed to provide.
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Yanmar offers 10 compact liquid-cooled diesel engines in its TNV Series of engines. These Tier 2-compliant diesel engines are engineered to meet forthcoming Tier 3 requirements mechanically with only the higher horsepower units incorporating electronics. These engines include three indirect-injected, liquid-cooled models and seven direct-injected models.

Skid-steer loaders, excavators, tractors, turf equipment, aerial lifts, backhoe loaders, material-handling equipment, gen-sets, pumps and compressors are just a few of the various applications for Yanmar's TNV Series. Yanmar also offers three horizontal-shaft air-cooled diesel engines rated at 4.7, 6.4 and 9.1 hp.

Yanmar produces diesel engines ranging from 4.5 to 5,000 hp that are designed for various markets including construction equipment, generator sets, pressure washers, turf equipment, military applications and agricultural equipment.
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Subaru Robin

Subaru Robin EX Series engines use high-performance chain-driven overhead cam technology in the industrial air-cooled market. Featuring four models with power ranges from 4.5 to 9 hp, the EX Series allows the intake and exhaust valves to be positioned for optimum engine performance, which offers lower resistance for the air/fuel mixture flow. Designed with an efficient pent-roof-type combustion chamber, the engines are able to use a high compression ratio, producing high power and torque while limiting exhaust emissions and fuel consumption.

The EX Series of engines includes the EX13, EX17, EX21 and EX27 models, which produce 4.5-, 6-, 7- and 9-hp respectively. Designed for use in general construction equipment, compaction equipment, portable generators, pumps, compressors and other industrial engine applications, all models comply with both EPA Phase 2 and CARB Tier 2 emission regulations.
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Honda's GX Series is engineered to offer reliable, easy-starting, fuel-efficient power for a variety of commercial applications. Its rugged OHV design ensures a high level of durability for construction, maintenance and power equipment in the rental market. Honda produces 21 models in the GX Series, ranging from 3 to 24 hp. These engines are available in either horizontal- or vertical-shaft designs and in either single cylinder or V-twin versions. The GX V-twins offer the same advanced technology found in the single-cylinder GX engines, adding commercial-grade features such as a high capacity, automotive-style air cleaner, high-pressure lubrication system, and a forced-air oil cooler on the 670 models that constantly maintains optimum oil temperature during prolonged operation.

The iGX Series of engines (pictured) features an integrated electronic control unit that delivers complete drive-by-wire remote control capability and controls key aspects of engine operation. Benefiting both consumers and the environment, iGX technology results in lower fuel consumption, lower emissions and lower noise through reduced total engine running time and engine speed that can be lowered based on power demands. This technology works in conjunction with the new engine's V-type valve layout and sparkplug-center combustion chamber to yield a fuel economy increase of about 15 percent.

Honda's website offers service manuals and parts catalogs for all engines as well as a comprehensive list of dealers and distributors by state to find a servicing dealer if problems arise.
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