Alphabet Soup: What Are Sogavs And Icps?

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Alphabet Soup:

What are sogavs and ICPS?

Alphabet Soup: What Are Sogavs And Icps?

If you’re looking into the new Cat® 3512E Tier 4 Final engine with Dynamic Gas Blending, you’ve probably seen reference to acronyms like SOGAVS and ICPS. What do they stand for — and what do they mean for your well service operation?

Caterpillar Field Service Engineer Andy Westen has the answers. (Hint: It’s all about controlling gas and monitoring pressure in-cylinder to maximize your diesel displacement and keep you emissions-compliant.) Watch now!





3512E Tier 4 Final Dynamic Gas Blending Engine

The first in the industry certified to U.S. EPA Tier 4 Final, this innovative dual-fuel engine automatically maximizes the amount of gas used to displace diesel. You save big on fuel without giving up the performance of diesel.

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Displacement Vs. Substitution: What’s the Difference?

Displacement VS. Substitution

The two terms are often used interchangeably — but they shouldn’t be. It pays to understand the difference as you’re calculating your diesel savings.

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Less Idle, More Profit with EIRS


Most frac rigs operate at idle 40-60 percent of the time. That’s a lot of nonproductive hours, and they’re not free. New technology from Caterpillar that reduces idle time can pay for itself in about a year.

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An Eye on EIRS

An Eye on EIRS

Available as a factory-installed option or retrofit on Cat® 3512C and 3512E engines, the Engine Idle Reduction System (EIRS) was developed for one purpose: to decrease your nonproductive idle time.

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Save $1M+ A Year

Save $1M+ A Year* With 3 Simple Well Service Technologies

A 16-unit frac rig could save more than a million dollars annually with the Pump Electronic Monitoring System, Dynamic Transmission Output Control and Engine Idle Reduction System. See how.

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Save Fuel. Reduce Emissions. All Without Sacrificing Diesel Performance.

Cat® 3512E Dynamic Gas Blending Engine

Cat® Dynamic Gas Blending (DGB) engines for well service let you operate on the industry’s wide range of fuels. You could cut your diesel consumption by as much as 85%.

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Cat® Oil & Gas Ratings Guide

Get the detailed specifications of Cat Oil & Gas solutions needed for your projects right at your fingertips.

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Need help determining which product meets your needs? Your Cat dealer can help you find the right model and ensure that your equipment is operating correctly to help you get the job done.

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