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Cummins prepares to launch ISX11.9

COLUMBUS, Ind. - Cummins says it is on track to begin full production of its ISX11.9 engine this month and that the engine has already been certified by the EPA and CARB.


COLUMBUS, Ind. –Cummins says it is on track to begin full production of its ISX11.9 engine this month and that the engine has already been certified by the EPA and CARB.

Cummins said its newest engine meets EPA2010 targets of 0.01 grams per brake hp/hr of PM and 0.2 g per brake hp/hr NOx.

As with other Cummins engines, the ISX11.9 will use selective catalytic reduction (SCR) exhaust after-treatment technology.

Cummins says the newest ISX will feature excellent pulling power and driveability and stronger clutch engagement torque making it well suited for rigorous duty cycles. It will be ideal for dump and mixer trucks as well as refuse applications, the company claims.

The ISX11.9 will be available with horsepower ratings of 310-450 and torque ranging from 1,150-1,650 lb.-ft. The engine has already undergone about 1.44 million miles and nearly 19,000 hours of validation testing.


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