Stage V

Stage V Technology

Optimized for Tomorrow

With our Stage V technology, meeting tougher emission standards, we are taking a big step forward towards a more sustainable tomorrow. As input to our Stage V solution, we have both listened to our customers to understand their future needs, as well as leveraged experience from across the Volvo Group. The result is a solution designed especially for the Stage V legislation – and for meeting the future needs of our customers’ off-road applications.

Ease of installation, operation and maintenance

Our approach to Stage V follows the Volvo Penta philosophy to design a system with ease in mind – ease of installation, operation and maintenance – and to offer a concept adapted to our customers’ working environments. What’s more, the system is optimized for enhanced fuel efficiency and reduced emission levels which benefits both customers and the environment. To learn more, watch the film where Volvo Penta’s Chief Technology Officer, Johan Carlsson, explains the approach to Stage V.

A complete system

In Volvo Penta’s Stage V concept, the engine and exhaust aftertreatment system (EATS) work in perfect harmony to deliver performance to match customer needs while meeting upcoming emission standards. The high efficiency of the aftertreatment system allows for low engine complexity – the end result is that the technology across the Stage V range is optimized for maximized reliability and uptime.

The Benefits of the Volvo Penta Solution

Common rail injection system 

Contributes to an outstanding fuel efficiency and keeps down the noise levels emitted by the engine - which is very important for equipment operating in urban environments.

Fixed geometry turbo 

Low complexity, high efficiency, low fuel consumption.

All heat mode devices on the engine 

Volvo Penta has selected to use an air inlet throttle, uncooled exhaust gas recirculation (EGR) and an electrical exhaust pressure governor (EPG) for highly effective heat management of the engine. All three heat mode devices work together to enable maximized efficiency of the exhaust aftertreatment and they thereby deliver maximized uptime, fuel efficiency and low cooling requirements.

No high temperature regeneration 

Due to the fact that no sulfur regeneration in the Selective Catalytic Reduction (SCR) catalyst is required, only soot regeneration is needed to clean the diesel particulate filter (DPF). There is no need for addittional fuel injection to create this regeneration, it is always achieved by the engine's highly efficient heat management.

Regeneration Strategy

Regeneration strategy for ease of operation

Volvo Penta’s Stage V engine and EATS are designed to work together to maximize passive regeneration during normal operation. The engine-mounted heat management devices will automatically maintain the exhaust temperature at an optimum level. This leads to maximized uptime for the customer.

How the Stage V aftertreatment technology works

The aftertreatment system is flexible – easy to install, operate and maintain. The modular approach ensures that the system can be installed in a number of different configurations and positions. View the film to find out more on how the technology works.

The engine range

Stage V

Engine range with a global footprint

The Stage V line-up includes Volvo Penta’s all five engine models – D5, D8, D11, D13 and D16 – offering the same power range from 105 to 565 kW (143-770 hp) as the  existing offer for industrial, off-road applications. The new Stage V range ensures installation commonality between different emission levels. The engine program will be consistent, from Stage II to Stage V, which is hugely beneficial for OEMs. Thanks to the compatibility with earlier emission legislations, customers can integrate solutions from across emission stages minimizing the need for re-engineering.

Why Volvo Penta’s Stage V concept is your best option

  • Ease of installation, operation, maintenance
  • Low total cost of ownership
  • Exceptional fuel efficiency
  • A complete scope of supply, “plug and play”, from fan to exhaust pipe
  • Best-in-class regeneration strategy for maximized uptime
  • Worldwide service network, excellent technical support during and after installation
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