Ankara’s new Metromall provided paralleling solution from Cummins

Cummins Turkey has supplied the standby power system, comprised of 11 Cummins paralleled generator sets, for a new shopping center and mixed-use site situated in the bustling capital city of Ankara.
Cummins Turkey has supplied the standby power system, comprised of 11 Cummins paralleled generator sets, for a new shopping center and mixed-use site situated in the bustling capital city of Ankara.

Metromall is a new mixed-use development in Turkey’s capital Ankara, comprising office, retail and residential spaces. A retractable roof is the first for any Ankara shopping center, and an end-to-end skylight, outdoor cafés and expansive seating and walking areas both inside and out add to the spacious, open design. There are large entertainment areas, including bowling, billiards and a cinema, and plentiful dining options. The residential project offers a variety of dwellings and floor plans for its residents of varied lifestyles along five blocks of property. 

Cummins Turkey has supplied 11 Cummins generator sets working in parallel that provide backup power in the event of a utility failure. The standby power system is comprised of 7 x C1675D5A, 3 x C1100D5B and 1 x C700D5 diesel generators, coupled with the latest in controls technology with the Cummins PowerCommand® Control 3.3 and masterless load demand. MLD allows the controller to smartly manage power from paralleled generators and match varying load patterns, offering additional flexibility and fuel savings. 

Cummins authorized dealer AET Güç Sistemleri San. ve Tic. Ltd. Şti of Ankara led the project, supplying circuit breakers locally and providing technical assistance to the customer during the entire commissioning phase. Cummins Turkey also provided technical support with ventilation and noise. The customer, Sogut Construction, selected Cummins and its dealer as its standby power provider based on previous experience, ability to meet a tight delivery schedule and exceptional service, reliability and partnership from project planning through execution. Metromall opened in late 2017.
 

Adam Sidders

Adam Sidders is the Marketing Communications Leader for the Power Systems Business Unit of Cummins Inc. Prior to joining Cummins in 2012 Adam worked in Financial Services for Europe’s largest independently owned insurer as their Marketing and Communications Manager.

Mechanical Design training brings Cummins distributor and dealer engineers to Daventry, UK

Following the first edition of a redesigned Cummins Application Engineering Training Program, Part 2 – Mechanical Design was delivered by the Sales Application Engineering team in Daventry, UK, from 27th to 30th November 2017. In total, 22 people from across Cummins European distributors and dealers attended the course.

The first edition of Part 1 – Product Selection, was delivered in May, at the Cummins Holland facilities in Dordrecht, Netherlands. The objective of Part 2 is primarily to focus on the mechanical considerations required for project design and implementation. Due to its technical nature, the course was targeted at engineers seeking to develop and improve their skills and knowledge in this field.

Unlike the previous Application Engineering Training Program, the new program introduced in 2017 divided the training into three standalone courses: Product Selection, Mechanical Design and Electrical Design. These trainings provide engineers from varied backgrounds with the necessary skills and tools to leverage sales and select and install Cummins products effectively. Each course includes a number of modules and are more focused on real case studies and practical examples.

Part 2 training consisted of the following modules, which included challenging calculations and class exercises:

  • Fuel Systems
  • Fuel Tanks Pipework
  • Cooling Systems
  • Remote Cooling & Heat Exchangers
  • Exhaust Systems
  • Noise Considerations
  • Mechanical Installations
  • Genset Mounting Considerations
  • Gas Considerations

The training team introduced a live power generation installation review, carried out at the Cummins Service Training School in Daventry, as well as a plant tour at Cummins Daventry Engine Plant.

The last day of the training is set aside for the exam. Attendees are given four hours to complete questions related to the work covered in the training, as well as calculating expected exhaust back pressures to cooling system restrictions. The training is challenging with an expected pass mark of 85%.

The team is now looking forward to delivering Part 3 – Electrical Design in Q2 2018, date and location to be confirmed.

For further information on application engineering training courses, including the program curriculum and how to register for future sessions, visit https://power.cummins.com/application-engineering-training.

Adam Sidders

Adam Sidders is the Marketing Communications Leader for the Power Systems Business Unit of Cummins Inc. Prior to joining Cummins in 2012 Adam worked in Financial Services for Europe’s largest independently owned insurer as their Marketing and Communications Manager.

Cummins expands QuietConnect Series with release of new generators

Cummins Inc. announces the new RS125 and RS150 in the QuietConnect Series, now ranging from 13 kW up to 150 kW to back up homes and small businesses of various sizes and power requirements. The 125 kW and 150 kW models will be available in early January 2018, just in time for the winter storm season. Every year during winter storm season, hundreds of thousands – sometimes millions – of people lose power, which, in many cases also means loss of heat.

“The release of RS125 and RS150 reinforces Cummins commitment to providing power that homes and small businesses can rely on when they need it most,” according to George Iarca, Territory Manager for the South Central Region at Cummins. “Our new generators are designed to power up seamlessly when the power goes down, providing home and business owners with a peace of mind that their families and businesses won’t be without lights and heat during the winter months or air conditioning during the summer months.”

The new generators run on natural gas and are built to weather everything from biting winter storms to high-powered hurricanes. Both models are designed to operate under extreme environmental conditions including cold weather well below 0°F and winds up to 180 miles per hour when equipped with the necessary accessories. The generator can also operate reliably in ambient temperatures up to 122°F, providing peace of mind to consumers worried about grid failure due to extreme heat.

For more information, visit homegenerators.cummins.com.

Adam Sidders

Adam Sidders is the Marketing Communications Leader for the Power Systems Business Unit of Cummins Inc. Prior to joining Cummins in 2012 Adam worked in Financial Services for Europe’s largest independently owned insurer as their Marketing and Communications Manager.

Largest mixed-use development in Istanbul powered by Cummins in third phase

One of the newest icons of Istanbul has again turned to Cummins for a complete standby power system.

After providing the standby power in the first and second phases of the 42 Maslak building project, Cummins Turkey has now delivered the power for the third phase, in the form of 2 x Cummins C1675D5A generator sets together with master panel and fuel tank. Cummins Turkey also performed full mechanical installation and commissioning, along with providing technical support throughout the planning and implementation. Cummins’ product quality and performance was noted as a key factor for the continued partnership.

42 Maslak has become known as the largest and most comprehensive mixed-life center in Istanbul, set in a 250,000 m² area and consisting of four different concepts – residences, multi-offices, flat offices and a mall for shopping, dining and entertainment – across two 42-floor towers.

The customer, Bay Construction, continues to rely on Cummins for the project due to the strong relationship with Cummins Turkey and the team’s ability to provide a turnkey solution as a project partner.

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Adam Sidders

Adam Sidders is the Marketing Communications Leader for the Power Systems Business Unit of Cummins Inc. Prior to joining Cummins in 2012 Adam worked in Financial Services for Europe’s largest independently owned insurer as their Marketing and Communications Manager.

7×24 Exchange expert panel features Cummins

The Lake Michigan Chapter of the 7x24 Exchange hosted an event on Dec. 7 at the Gibson Electric & Technology Solutions headquarters in Downers Grove, Illinois (USA). Over 100 data center end-users, consulting engineers and contractors gathered for the information sharing and networking event, in which Cummins participated on a panel with other industry manufacturers and service providers.

In the panel discussion, Rich Scroggins, Product Application Technical Marketing Specialist for Cummins, joined industry professionals from Syska Hennessy, Caterpillar, Interstate Power, Hitzinger and Gibson Electric & Technology Solutions. Topics discussed included:

  • How generators in data center applications compare to other facilities and applications, and what features on these systems have evolved due to these differences
  • Emission regulations affecting generators, specifically to those in data center facilities
  • How various fuel systems for generators have evolved and what technologies have been utilized to improve data center operations
  • Where DRUPS and DeRUPS systems are being deployed vs. battery UPS, and the pros and cons to these systems

The evening also included Building Information Modeling (BIM) demonstrations, Gibson factory tours and live generator and loadbank demos.

7x24 Exchange International is an educational nonprofit for mission-critical industry professionals consisting of more than 400 member companies and 26 chapters. Cummins Sales and Service Central Region is a member of the Lake Michigan Chapter.

 

Adam Sidders

Adam Sidders is the Marketing Communications Leader for the Power Systems Business Unit of Cummins Inc. Prior to joining Cummins in 2012 Adam worked in Financial Services for Europe’s largest independently owned insurer as their Marketing and Communications Manager.

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