What is the Volvo Penta TAD1642GE diesel engine?
The TAD1642GE is a dual speed diesel engine that can be ran at either 50 or 60 Hz. The engine is turbocharged and air cooled as well as including a high tech fuel injection system which helps to keep the fuel consumption low for the engine.
Where is the Volvo Penta TAD1642GE diesel engine currently manufactured?
The TAD1642GE is currently manufactured in Skovde, Sweden.
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What is the displacement of the Volvo Penta TAD1642GE diesel engine?
The total displacement of the of the diesel engine is 16.12 litres. The net coolant capacity in the engine and radiator is 93 litres and the capacity of the oil system is 48 litres.
The engine has a generator efficiency of 94%.
What is the power output of the Volvo Penta TAD1642GE diesel engine?
Running this alternator at 50 Hz/1500 RPM will generate a prime power output of 591 kVA and a standby power output of 651 kVA.
Running this alternator at 60 Hz/1800 RPM will generate a prime power output of 625 kVA and a standby power output of 687 kVA.
What power rating does the Volvo Penta TAD1642GE diesel engine run at?
The TAD1642GE can be ran at either Prime or Standby Power ratings.
What is the fuel consumption of the Volvo Penta TAD1642GE diesel engine?
The Volvo Penta TAD1642GE fuel consumption depends on its load. At 1500 rpm prime power it is has the following fuel consumption (percent of prime power):
- At 25% it uses 213 g/KWh
- At 50% it uses 195 g/KWh
- At 75% it uses 195 g/KWh
- At 100% it uses 198 g/KWh
What are the dimensions of the Volvo Penta TAD1642GE diesel engine?
The dimensions of the TAD1642GE are 2386 x 1160 x 1881 mm. The dry weight of the engine is 1480 kg and the wet weight is 1550 kg.
Pairing this engine with an alternator will make an impressive diesel generator that can be used to provide power to a wide selection of power hungry jobs.
What customer support is offered with the Volvo Penta TAD1642GE diesel engine?
The Volvo Penta is covered by the Volvo Penta Action Service. Therefore there is a network of experts available 24/7 who can provide constant assistance. The network are also able to connect you to your local Volvo Penta dealer who will also be able to assist you with your case.
The specification sheet for the engine can be found here.
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