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Energy Conversions Inc.

offers innovative retrofit technologies to convert your engine systems to


operate reliably and efficiently on natural gas. ECI systems range from basic gas fumigation with
minimized engine modifications to optimized direct low pressure gas injection with revised after
cooling and modified pistons. ECI considers individual customer requirements to determine if
their application is better suited for just a standard system or if custom options should be applied.
To give you an idea of the types of configuration information we need to optimize your ECI
system, we've placed a project questionnaire on our contact page. Please take a moment to look
it over.

Economizer
Conversion systems for four stroke engines, high speed, medium and low speed engines for
electric generation and industrial power. Simple, no major engine changes, affordable.

EMD Dual Fuel


ECI 645E-DF Dual fuel conversion system for the
General Motors EMD 645 turbocharged series diesel
engines
Our cleanest and most efficient system, the ECI 645DF conversion
has all the necessary equipment for retrofitting a standard EMD 645
diesel to run on natural gas. The system uses 90% gas, with 10%
diesel fuel for ignition, with nearly 70% reduction in NOx emissions
over a locomotive duty cycle. Power generators will see even greater
fuel replacement and emissions reductions. Maintains versatility of
running on diesel fuel alone.
Kit includes: Specially designed pistons and heads, ECI patented
gas injectors, electronic control and monitoring system, diesel pilot
fuel control, gas plumbing and special after cooling design, Low

645 8-cylinder version of


ECI's dual fuel conversion
system

>90% diesel to gas


replacement

Emission Idle (LEI) bank idling system, and Installation and


Maintenance documentation. Available in 8, 12, 16, & 20 cylinder
configurations. (For more information, see EMD specifications).

Maintains diesel-only
capability for greater
versatility

ECI 645E2 DF- Dual fuel conversion system for the


General Motors EMD 645 series roots blown diesel
engines

Achieves full rated


horsepower in both diesel
and dual fuel modes

The blower style version of the ECI 645DF conversion, this system
retrofits a standard 645 blower style diesel to run on natural gas,
while retaining the ability to run on diesel fuel alone.
Kit includes: Specially designed pistons and heads, ECI patented
gas injectors, electronic control and monitoring system, diesel pilot
fuel control, gas plumbing, LEI bank idling system, Installation and
Maintenance documentation. Available in 8, 12 & 16 cylinder
configurations. (For more information, see EMD specifications).

>66% Reduction in NOx


emissions
Fully automated operation
Cleaner fuel reduces
engine wear and
maintenance

EMD Clean Diesel


(Contact ECI)

EMD Spark Ignited Gas


ECI 645SIP - Dedicated natural gas conversion
system for the General Motors EMD 645 series diesel
engines
This retrofit system allows any standard EMD645 to run on 100%
natural gas. Ideal for locomotive switch engines and other
applications with typically long periods of idling or any application
where diesel backup in truely not necessary.. System includes:
Specially designed pistons and heads, ECI spark pre chambers,
electronic control and monitoring system, gas plumbing, Installation
and Maintenance documentation. Available in 8, 12, 16 &20 cylinder
configurations. (For more information, see EMD specifications).
(Turbocharged version of the system is still under development)
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>100% diesel to gas


replacement
A super-clean system,
with 1-2 g/hp-hr of NOx
Fully automated operation
Cleaner fuel reduces
engine wear and
maintenance

Cat Dual Fuel


ECI 399DF - Caterpillar 399 dual fuel conversion
system
This kit is a relatively low cost way to get your existing CAT 399, 389,
or 378 running on dual fuel. Taking advantage of inexpensive natural ECI's dual fuel converted
gas as a primary fuel, you will also retain the ability to run your engine
Caterpillar 399 system
on full diesel without losing horsepower. Current replacement rate of
diesel-to-gas is approximately 80% of the diesel fuel used in a
standard 399. Kit includes: Modified pistons, electronic control
system, gas delivery system, additional diesel delivery components, 80% diesel replacement
air controls, gas plumbing and necessary operational documentation.
(For more information, see CAT specifications). Pictures
Diesel-only capability for
greater versatility
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Electronically controlled,
fully automated operation
Economical installation
Reduced engine wear

Low Emission Idle (LEI) - Bank idling system for GMEMD and GE-FDL engines
LEI is a linkage system which mounts to an existing EMD or GE-FDL
engine that allows the engine to operate on one bank at a time. This
substantially reduces excessive smoke that can occur during low load
conditions. A low cost way of improving visible emissions around the
switch yard, port, or high traffic locations. (For more information see
LEI page).

Fuel Storage Systems


Tender car or Fuel car for locomotive applications can be for LNG or
CNG types of gas storage. Tender page

Low Emission Idle (LEI)


bank idling system

Electronic Engine Control systemsEnergy Conversions' patented electronic controls are an essential
component to all of ECI's conversions systems. Now you can employ
ECI's technology to monitor and adjust your engines vital operations.
Perform such tasks as electronic valve sequencing, pressure and
temperature monitoring, emissions analysis, air balance, data
acquisition and fault history, as well as special tasks such as skip
cylinder firing. Proprietary software allows the operator to view and
adjust functions through an easy to use on site interface or remote
laptop computer. ECI will customize your electronic system to fit your
specific engine requirements. Contact ECI for more details.

ECI's innovative control


and monitoring
technologies

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Energy Conversions Inc., and its subsidiary group Commercial Sales


Inc., also offers research & development testing and consulting
services at their state-of-the-art facilities in Tacoma. Our qualified
personnel have over 15 years of experience in the development of
natural gas engines, and over 30 years in the marine and industrial
diesel equipment business. We enjoy our work and welcome
16 cylinder 710 test cell at
collaboration with others on new development projects. Our
ECI facilities in Tacoma
personable staff, combined this with top notch facilities and a genuine
desire to excel makes Energy Conversions Inc. an ideal member for
your development team.
Personable &
knowledgeable staff
Facilities

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State-of-the-art facilities
EMD 645, 8-cylinder turbo charged test cell,
complete with electronic monitoring and data
acquisition .
Fully functional EMD 710 16-cylinder turbocharged
test engine.
Natural gas supply line and compressor plumbed to
operational engines.
Numerous other smaller engine models and makes,
both conventional and natural gas capable.
Soundproof electronic control lab with umbilical links
to the engines providing accurate electronic data

20 years experience in
natural gas engine
development
40 years in large industrial
equipment sales and
service

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acquisition, real-time functions adjustment, and


convenient access to the units during operation.
Emissions analyzing equipment for monitoring
chemical makeup of exhaust.
Fully outfitted machine shop for manufacturing and
prototype development.
Convenient and quick access to the Port of Tacoma,
locomotive rebuild centers and shipyard.

Special Projects
Energy Conversions Inc. is not limited to the product line listed here.
We continually accept new challenges for special projects specific to
customers engine makes, models, and applications. Feel free to
contact us with any particular questions you may have.
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ENERGY CONVERSIONS INC.


6411 Pacific Hwy. East,
Tacoma, WA 98424-1587
USA
(253) 922-6670, FAX (253) 922-2258
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