• 19-OCT-2021

  • Turin, October 19, 2021

FPT INDUSTRIAL SHOWCASES ITS ENERGY TRANSITION ROADMAP AT EIMA INTERNATIONAL 2021

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FPT Industrial is taking part in EIMA International 2021, the International Agricultural and Gardening Machinery Exhibition being held in Bologna (Italy) from 19 to 23 October.

For this very important occasion, which will finally see the return of large audiences, the Brand will be showcasing its roadmap to enable an easy and feasible energy transition, through a comprehensive collection of products and solutions on display, all meant to drive and lead the change to alternative and sustainable propulsion systems.

The FPT Industrial stand – Hall 15 / Stand B17 – will, indeed, be displaying the following main themes: commitment to innovation for a sustainable future with the use of multi-propulsion solutions for the agricultural segment; the consolidation of the company’s extensive experience with CNG engines; the full range of Stage V engines for the agricultural and power generation segments featuring breakthrough technology for Stage V compliance and PowerPack solutions; our innovative Customer Service offering, with a presentation of the latest remote assistance and predictive maintenance solutions.

New F28 – The modular engine platform

Incorporating various models ranging from 37 to 75 kW, the F28 Stage V is a one-engine solution ideal for both space and performance-driven applications thanks to its enhanced output in a highly compact package. Delivering 3.4 l performance in a 2 l package, the F28 diesel allows for genuine streamlining, thanks to the integrated EGR channel through the cylinder head, reduced bridge block design and the most compact ATS in the category.

High low-end torque (300Nm @1,000 rpm; +23% vs. competitors) and maximum torque 26% higher than the competitor average (375Nm @1,400 rpm) ensures top performance in the 55kW category.

The high-hp version (up to 75kW) enables installation synergies across vehicle platforms, with a wide range of options and datasets for different working cycles ensuring maximum ease of installation.

Its versatile design makes the F28 ideal for a large number of agricultural applications, such as specialized and small utility tractors.

Single-side serviceability and a 600-hour oil change interval mean real ease of maintenance and reduced operating costs.

The F28 is designed to be multi-power and features a modular architecture - it can run on diesel and natural gas, and is also suitable for hybrid applications - providing the best performance in all working conditions and ensuring maximum installation flexibility.

New F28 Hybrid – Agricultural power enters a new era

The hybrid version of the “Diesel of the Year 2020” F28 engine for agricultural machinery will be unveiled for the first time. The F28 Hybrid leverages the new multi-fuel platform design for a scalable hybrid approach. Starting with the P1 Low Voltage (48V) architecture (electric power up to 20 kW continuous-30kW peak) for improved load response with e-torque assist to ensure productivity in all working conditions, the system is a modular concept, scalable to high voltage solutions for more demanding electric loads and ready for P2 architecture with integrated clutch enabling plug-in solutions for low noise/zero-emissions operations (indoor/stable/greenhouse activities). Its integrated layout allows for plug & play replacement of larger diesel versions.

The F28 Hybrid is the best solution for an effective use of agricultural e-implements, guaranteeing improved efficiency thanks to engine downsizing and optimized operating points. Thanks to decoupling and improved implement efficiency, a 15% to 20% reduction in fuel consumption can be achieved, depending on the e-implement technology.

F28 Hybrid technical specifications

Architecture: In-line 4 cylinder

Displacement: 2.8 l

Injection system: common rail

ICE Max Power [kW]: 55 kW

ICE Max torque [Nm]: 375 Nm

Electrical power output: 20kWc (30 kWp)

Voltage: 48 V

LV architecture scalable to High Voltage

F28 NG – The first natural alternative

The F28 Natural Gas is the first agricultural engine in its category to run on alternative propulsion. Designed with a modular approach, the F28 Natural Gas shares common base components with the Diesel version, offering the same performance but with netCO2 emissions which are near-zero or even negative when running on biomethane obtained from agricultural waste and liquid manure.Its versatile designmakes the F28 ideal fora range of agricultural applications, such as specialized andsmall utility tractors.

The F28 Natural Gas offers up to 55 kW (75 HP) / 375 Nm with high torque approach for prompt response: low-end torque is 23% higher than the market average. The specific high-performance version achieves 75kW (100hp) / 415Nm.

Stoichiometric technology and multi-point injection ensure clean combustion, high performance and low emissions.

New proprietary model-based engine emission controls, with EGR-free technology and compact maintenance-free three-way catalyst, allows for Stage V compliance with no need for either DPF or SCR. Single-side serviceability and a 600-hour service interval ensure easier maintenance and low running costs.

A special F28 prototype running on biomethane and powering a New Holland TK Methane Power crawled tractor is the star of the show in a three-year partnership signed between FPT Industrial and the famous and historic Fontanafredda winery (Langhe Region, Piedmont, Italy), founded in 1858 by the first King of Italy, with the goal of producing the first zero-emissions Barolo wine vintage. The grapes were harvested in October for the Vigna La Rosa cru, a Barolo which Wine Spectator magazine ranks in its world top 100.

Through this successful experience, the biomethane-powered F28 will establish itself as a real enabler of sustainable viticulture and agriculture.

F28 NG technical specifications

Max Power: 75 kW

Certification: Stage V / Tier 4 Final

No. of cylinders / valves: 4L / 2

Injection System: Multipoint

Turbocharger: WG (TCA)

Displacement [liters]: 2.8

Bore x stroke [mm]: 91 x 108

Max Power [kW] @ rpm: 75 @ 2,300

Max Torque [Nm] @ rpm: 415 @ 1,500

Dry Weight [Kg]: 290

Dimensions [L x W x H, mm]: 623 x 580 x 750

ATS: Three-way catalyst

N67 Natural Gas – The same performance as diesel, with one big difference

Leveraging more than 20 years’ experience in Natural Gas engine development, proven by over 60,000 units sold globally, FPT Industrial is now pioneering the introduction of Natural Gas technology in off-road applications, with customized engine solutions for installation on agricultural equipment.

Powering the “Tractor of the Year 2022” candidate New Holland T6.180 Methane Power, the N67 Natural Gas is the 6-cylinder, 6.7 l engine from the NEF series that represents the ultimate clean energy solution specifically designed for agricultural applications.

The N67 NG engine delivers the same performance as Diesel engines in terms of power, with up to 180 kW @ 1,800 rpm, 1,184 Nm torque @ 1,500 rpm, and extended durability and maintenance intervals, with an oil change interval of up to 600 hours, thus ensuring equivalent in-field performance and operation for end-users. Stage V compliance is attained through a simple maintenance-free 3-way catalyst, with no need for EGR, DPF or SCR, maximizing reliability, machine uptime and efficiency.

In real-world agricultural working conditions, CO2 emissions are reduced by a minimum of 10% when compared to a standard diesel tractor and are close to net-zero when running on biomethane. Moreover, polluting emissions are reduced by 80% on average when compared to a standard Diesel engine.

The structural engine configurationensures robustness and reliability in all operating conditions thanks to newhigh-strength materials: a new cylinder head and exhaust manifold with increased thermomechanical resistance, and a stainless-steel turbine housing with water-cooled bearings.

The N67 NG engine will also be on display at the New Holland stand (Hall 16 / Stand A 11) together with the V20 model powering the New Holland FR920 Forage Harvester.

N67 NG technical specifications

Max Power: 180 kW

Certification: Stage V / Tier 4 Final

No. of cylinders / valves: 6L / 4

Injection System: Multipoint injection

Turbocharger: WG

Displacement [liters]: 6.7

Bore x stroke [mm]: 104 x 132

Rated power [kW] @ rpm: 180 @ 1,800

Max Torque [Nm] @ rpm: 1,184 @ 1,500

Dry Weight [kg]: 650

Dimensions [L x W x H, mm]: 1,062 x 687 x 1,049

ATS: Three-way catalytic converter

New F34 Stage V PowerPack – The all-in-one Plug & Play solution for Power Units and Power Generation

FPT Power units featuring F5 engines deliver from 55 to 105kW. The F5 Series stands out for its compactness, with 3.4 and 3.6-liter displacement and high torque up to 600 Nm; a 3.2-liter version is also available for Tier 3 / Stage III A markets.

The FPT F34 Stage V / Tier 4 Final presented at EIMA International 2021 comes in a complete pre-assembled Plug & Play solution: this means that the cooling package, air filter and ATS are installed on the engine with an optimized and compact layout to minimize installation and assembly work.

But there’s more. In fact, this innovative solution actually reduces fuel consumption, thus minimizing costs and simplifying maintenance.

The F34 Stage V / Tier4F for agricultural applications below 56kW is equipped with a compact DOC+DPF solution, ensuring ease of use and low operating costs. High pressure Common Rail and Waste Gate turbocharging allows for a fast and ready engine response to all loads, delivering 55kW with reduced fuel consumption. Long oil change interval (600h), single-side maintenance, and a maintenance-free ATS simplify maintenance activities and maximize engine uptime.

Designed for demanding applications, such as construction, rental and events, and featuring the same ATS architecture of the IPU engines, the F34 Stage V / Tier4F for Power Generation is available in 30 kVA, 40kVA and 60kVA G-Drive versions.

The standard switch-ability feature allows cross regional emission compliance with the same solution: this means that it is possible to switch from 1,500rpm (Stage V compliant) to 1,800rpm (Tier 4F compliant) without any hardware or software changes, or the need to install additional components.

More efficient stock management and higher product flexibility, a key requirement in rental applications and international business, is therefore ensured.

F34 for Power Units technical specifications

Max power: 55 kW

Certification: Stage V

No. of cylinders / valves: 4L / 2

Injection System: Common rail, 1,600 bar

Turbocharger: WG

Displacement [liters]: 3.4

Bore x stroke [mm]: 99 x 110

Max Power [kW] @ rpm: 55 @ 2,500

Max Torque [Nm] @ rpm: 320 @ 1,400

ATS: ecEGR-DOC-DPF

F34 for Power Generation technical specifications

Certification: Stage V / Tier 4 Final

No. of cylinders: 4L

Injection System: Common Rail, 1,600 bar

Air Intake: Turbocharged / Turbocharged Aftercooled

Displacement [liters]: 3.4

Exhaust System: ecEGR-DOC-DPF

Max Stand-by Power [kWm] @ 1,500 rpm: 54

Max Prime Power [kWm] @ 1,500 rpm: 54

Max Stand-by Power [kWm] @ 1,800 rpm: 54

Max Prime Power [kWm] @ 1,800 rpm: 54

New N45 – Best-in-class power, torque, fuel efficiency and reliability

Designed for the most demanding agricultural equipment missions, the NEF series is the prime example of FPT Industrial’s technological excellence. Since 2001, more than two million engines have been produced for a huge range of applications: agriculture, construction equipment, on-road, marine and power generation.

With best-in-category performance in terms of both power and torque, fuel efficiency and reliability, the NEF series stands out for its flexibility, with either structural or non-structural design and a wide range of options to meet customer requirements.

Thanks to FPT’s pioneering EGR-free combustion and exclusive, patented HI-eSCR2 after-treatment technology, the NEF series N45 model represents the benchmark for productivity in mid-range applications, with further enhancements in performance and efficiency with newly designed Stage V engines.

Thanks to cutting-edge Common Rail injection technology, single stage turbocharging, and redesigned hardware, the N45 ensures optimal combustion efficiency. This means low fuel consumption, high power density and high system reliability.

The Stage V NEF engines feature a performance increase compared to Stage IV / Tier 4 Final models with the same engine displacement and no layout changes: up to 150 kW for the N45 (+15%).

A best-in-class service interval of up to 1,200 hours, thanks to new high capacity filters, completes the package.

Both the N45 engines and the Hi-eSCR2 system for Stage V compliance are offered in a compact and lightweight design to reduce packaging and facilitate installation on the vehicle. As a matter of fact, EGR-free technology reduces cooling power requirements, further simplifying installation for OEMs with the same cooling requirements across all emission stages.

N45 technical specifications

Max Power: 150 kW

Certification: Stage IV / Tier 4 Final

No. of cylinders / valves: 4L / 4

Injection System: COMMON RAIL 1,600 bar

Turbocharger: WG

Displacement [liters]: 4.5

Bore x stroke [mm]: 104 x 132

Rated power [kW] @ rpm: 150 @ 2,200

Max Torque [Nm] @ rpm: 750 @ 1,400

Dry Weight [kg]: 402

Dimensions [L x W x H, mm]: 816 x 687 x 1,049

ATS: HI-eSCR2

Customer Service – Innovative Prevention & Timely Intervention

“You need the best uptime, we make it happen”: this is the clear and strongly agricultural business-oriented promise that dominates FPT Industrial’s Customer Service corner at EIMA International 2021. Now more than ever, farmers are under pressure to deliver foodstuffs on time, and both engine and machinery uptime is crucial in making it happen. FPT Industrial answers this requirement with an array of solutions, all designed to guarantee its customers that much-needed peace of mind in order to run their agricultural operations in a smooth and productive manner, and grouped into the FPT Connect services cluster. The Control Room service is at the heart of this offering, because it monitors all connected engines 24/7, through the dedicated FPT kit or via integration with the main connectivity providers. Hundreds of advanced algorithms, designed in-house and field tested, continuously monitor and analyze over 80 parameters for each engine and every potential malfunction.

Information on any problems, error codes, parts, and the main repair steps are automatically sent to the authorized FPT Industrial workshop, allowing for quicker diagnostics and repair times – up to 50% faster; increased uptime – up to 20% less downtime; predictive maintenance – workshops are informed 10 hours before a potential breakdown; lower costs – on average 15% cost reduction each time work is required.

Customers can test both the efficiency and effectiveness of these innovative services through the MyFPT app simulator and the Control Room demo, available at the booth. A wide range of digital brochures – including for Proactive Assistance, Extended Warranty and the Telematic Smart Kit – are available for download via a dedicated QR code.

CONTACTS

  • Emanuela Ciliberti
    FPT Industrial Press Office
    Italy
    +39 366 68 60754
  • Fabio Lepore
    Media Relations
    Italy
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