Total Cost of Ownership (TCO) is a financial estimate intended to help determine the direct and indirect costs of a product or service. Not unlike an iceberg however, there is often a tendency to focus solely on visible upfront costs and overlook the hidden smaller details.
Looking after your industrial diesel engine will help improve uptime and durability, reduce emissions and lower your total cost of ownership (TCO). As industrial diesel engines become technologically more advanced, they also become more complex. Many of the new features on a modern-day engine – such as electronics and aftertreatment systems – bring many benefits such as lower emissions and pollutants. But they also bring new questions when it comes to proper maintenance and their impact on TCO.
“Engines today are not quite as straightforward to maintain as they might have been in the past,” says Per Karlsson, Application Engineer, Volvo Penta. “That’s why it’s more important than ever to keep an eye on the small details as these can have a big impact on the health of the engine if overlooked.” Detail such as accessibility, ensuring the engine is properly maintained and operators appropriately trained in new technologies such the effect of dirt and contamination on Diesel Exhaust Fluid (DEF) after treatment systems,
Learn more about TCO for industrial diesel engines and learn about the simple-measures-to-get-the-most-out-of-your-diesel-engine. To learn more please navigate to www.volvopenta.com and search News or follow the Volvo Penta website link below.
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Volvo Penta Oceania Dealers in South Australia:
Don Morton Power & Propulsion
Authorised Volvo Penta Centre
70 Humphries Terrace, Kilkenny SA 5009
Phone: (08) 8347 0011
Anthony Squire Diesel Services
35 Woodlands Terrace, Edwardstown SA 5039
Phone: (08) 8277 1825
Ashbrook Diesel Pty Ltd
14 Elizabeth St, Port Macdonnell SA 5291
Phone: (08) 8738 2028
Can Do Marine
38 Chatfield Terrace, Wallaroo SA 5556
Phone: (08) 8823 3025
West Coast Diesel Service
32 St Andrews Terrace, Port Lincoln SA 5606
Phone: (08) 8682 1753