KOHLER presents the K-HEM at Executive Hire Show 2019


K-HEM, the new hybrid electrical and mechanical combined power generation unit

Kohler will be presenting the K-HEM (KOHLER Hybrid Energy Module) hybrid electrical and mechanical combined power generation unit at the Executive Hire Show 2019 at the Ricoh Arena Coventry.

In light of the changes that the new emissions directive will bring to the off-road applications
sector beginning on 1 January 2019, Kohler has added a product to its array that is capable
of meeting the new needs of equipment manufacturers in this sector.

A variety of energy sources are available on the market. Rather than investigate their different
applications and individual characteristics in order to set them up in competition with each
other, Kohler has chosen to integrate them, to pair them with each other, so as to reap all of
their potential value.

This is the philosophy behind K-HEM, the unit that generates power using a combination of a
KDW 1003 18-kW diesel engine, compliant with Stage V standards and without DPF, and a
48-volt electric engine that guarantees 15 kW of peak power and 9 kW of continuous power.
This means that the unit is capable of providing over 30 kW without the need for exhaust gas
after-treatment systems. What’s more, K-HEM can operate as a generator for energy
accumulation systems.

The features that the K-HEM hybrid unit offers have been designed to satisfy the needs of all
those types of equipment that are distinguished by intermittent duty operation cycles that call
for power peaks (welders, mowers, tractors with implements, etc.) and machines that chiefly
run continuous low load operation cycles, which prevent them from reaching the temperatures
necessary for passive regeneration to occur inside the particulate filter (aerial platforms,
forklifts, etc.).

Put the 6th and 7th February 2019 in your diary - the EHS team look forward to welcoming you all to the Ricoh Arena.  This is one show in the exhibition calendar you can't afford to miss!