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  • 2019 February 18 16:41

    MAN Energy Solutions launches new TCT turbocharger series

    At a ceremony in Piraeus, Greece on February 7th, 2019, MAN Energy Solutions unveiled its new TCT turbocharger series. The event took place at the premises of the local MAN PrimeServ Academy, the company’s after-sales division, where the large invited crowd of guests witnessed MAN Energy Solutions’ Ralph Klaunig – Vice President – and Alexander Schäfer – Vice President, After-Sales – personally disassemble a TCT40 turbocharger, testament to its simplified design.

    The TCT series has been introduced to accompany and – eventually – replace the TCA generation whose design has been continuously updated since its introduction but is now some 15 years old. With TCT turbochargers, MAN Energy Solutions can significantly reduce turbocharger dimensions to meet current market requirements. The company reports that a key focus during the design phase was a reduction in manufacturing and operating costs while maintaining compliance with thermodynamic requirements.

    The introduction of the TCT series means that MAN Energy Solutions’ two-stage turbocharging solution can now achieve efficiency levels of up to 80%, a market-leading accomplishment. MAN Energy Solutions states that it is currently offering just the TCT40 and TCT60 types, but expects the other TCT sizes to come on stream by 2020 and 2021. MAN Energy Solutions states further, that the TCT40 was already sold to two customers and is currently undergoing it’s first field test, while the TCT60 will be delivered to it’s first customer mid of 2020.

    The company also states that the TCT is not only aimed at low-speed engines, but is also eminently suitable for two-stage turbocharging on four-stroke engines.

    MAN TCT turbochargers are suitable for conventional fuel and dual-fuel engines in both marine and power applications ranging from 6 MW up to 24 MW output per turbocharger.
     
    MAN Energy Solutions enables its customers to achieve sustainable value creation in the transition towards a carbon neutral future. Headquartered in Germany, MAN Energy Solutions employs some 14,000 people at over 120 sites globally.




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