Fluid Handling (Pump)

Reliability of the fire protections systems is a major concern for insurance companies and end users. A prime contributor to the reliability of fire pumps is a dependable driver.

With over sixty years of experience in engine designing and manufacturing, Kirloskar Oil engines ltd has the capability to offer dependable diesel engines for critical applications. The company works with OEMs, contractors, consultants and end users over the years, has given it a comprehensive understanding of the need for cost effective and reliable diesel engines for fire pump packages.

Kirloskar presence and dominance (85% market share) is for more than two decades for Engines on applications like Standard Fire Fighting,  FM/UL certified firefighting pumpsets, Dewatering, Industrial application as well as pumpsets required in Oil and Gas sector.

The engines are available in Radiator cooled, Heat exchanger cooled as well as Air cooled options, and have wide range of power ratings (142 different ratings) available from 1500 RPM to 3000 RPM and power available from 19 HP to 750 HP.

Fire Fighting Standard Pumpsets

Radiator Cooled Engines
Sr No Engine Model 1500 RPM 1800 RPM RPM 2000 RPM RPM 2150 RPM 2300 RPM 2900 RPM 3000 RPM
    HP HP HP HP HP HP HP
1 4R810 - - - - - 60 -
2 4R1040 - - - - - - 83
3 3R1040 38 43 47 50 51 - -
4 4R1040 52 60 65 68 69 - -
5 4R1040T 72 85 92 94 97 - -
6 4R1040T 83 90 - - - - -
7 4R1040TA 105 - - - - - -
8 4R1040TA - 112 - - - - -
9 6R1080 79 92 97 104 107 - -
10 6R1080T 127 - - - - - -
11 6R1080T - 133 145 149 152 - -
12 6R1080TA 156 - - - - - -
13 6R1080TA - 167 178 183 186 - -
14 6SL9088TA 198 231 - - - - -
15 6SL1500TA 254 - - - - - -
16 6SL8800TA 310 313 - - - - -
17 DV8TA 400 - - - - - -
18 DV8TA 490 - - - - - -
19 DV8TA - 490 - - - - -

Fire Fighting FMUL Certified

Kirloskar offers KFP series engines which are designed to meet the stringent requirements of Factory Mutual (FM), Underwriters Laboratories (UL) as well as NFPA 20 standards. KFP series engines are currently available in 37 different ratings approved by FM and listed by UL. These stringent approval criteria covers performance and functional requirements, examination of manufacturing facility, quarterly audits of quality assurance procedures and a follow up program to verify approved conformance.  Kirloskar is the only company in Asia Pacific and amongst the three global players to have FM/UL certification for firefighting engines.  The range for FMUL listed engines is available from 62 HP to 336 HP and RPM from 1760 RPM to 3000 RPM.

Dewatering Pumpsets

Kirloskar air cooled engine (HA series) are used more prominently for dewatering applications in domestic as well as in exports mainly in Middle East countries. KOEL air cooled engines are known for the highest reliability and continuous running in without any breakdowns. 

Fire Fighting for Oil Refineries

The oil refineries require fire pumpset with highest reliability and safeties to ensure the pumpset operates during the untoward incident of fire. Kirloskar engines are the preferred choice by all the leading refineries in India as well as in Exports market. The population of more than 1500 nos+ Kirloskar engines in different refineries in India.

Industrial Pumpsets

The KOEL engines are also preferred choice in the Industrial Pumpset segment and available in the varied engine ratings and option of radiator, heat exchanger and air cooled engines