Diesel Generator Sets

Tough task in sludge and slime

Posted on 04 April 2016 by Ulrich Heyden, Images by Ulrich Heyden

Series 1600 engines prove themselves in a quarry.
Giant crushing machines reduce the quarried stone to different grades suitable for their ultimate purpose.
Valery Gromov, Chief Engineer at Donskoi Kamen, is always on the look-out for favorably-priced German technology.
Donskoi Kamen has decided not to use dust-tight enclosures for its engines. Heavy-duty air filters with cyclone pre-filters ensure that dust does not penetrate the engines. Nevertheless, the engines need to be cleared of dust every day.

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