|DONALDSON'S LNF & LXF Muffler Systems Receive CARB Level 3 Verification for On-Road Vehicles|
|Monday, 16 November 2009 07:28|
MINNEAPOLIS – Donaldson Company (NYSE:DCI), a leading, worldwide manufacturer of filtration systems and parts, announced today that the company received Level 3 Plus verification by the California Air Resources Board (CARB) on October 26, 2009 for two new on-road emissions retrofit devices.
The new approvals:
CARB extended the previously verified Donaldson Low NO2 Filter (LNF) Muffler System to cover additional high NOx 1993 through 2006 model year diesel engines. The extension added engine families between 100 and 150 hp and high NOx 2002-2006 engines used in on-road applications.
CARB verified the Donaldson Low NOx Filter (LXF) Muffler System for select 2002 through 2006 model year diesel engines used in on-road applications. The verification covers select low NOx engine families that did not come from the OEM with an oxidation catalyst.
"We are pleased to have received the CARB verification and verification extension of both our LNF and LXF Muffler Systems," said Fred Schmidt, Director of Donaldson Retrofit Emissions. "We are pursuing a final verification extension for the LXF Muffler System to cover low NOx engines with OEM oxidation catalysts and hope to obtain that approval in the next couple of months. Once verified, these products will provide broad engine coverage for vehicles subject to the upcoming regulatory deadlines of the California Diesel Risk Reduction Program. They are also outstanding Level 3 Plus technologies for the increased DERA (Diesel Emission Reduction Act) funding and the stimulus funds included in the American Recovery and Repatriation Act signed into law by the Obama administration."
The LNF and LXF Muffler Systems offer vehicle and fleet owners a best-in-class DPF (diesel particulate filter) solution for vehicles with sufficient duty cycles to permit a passive DPF. "These technologies will offer the lowest regeneration temperatures, expanding the range for passive DPF application. In addition, they are the only truly passive systems available for this complete range of engines, resulting in less complexity and lower installation costs," says Schmidt.
Specific engine families and conditions for which the LNF and LXF Muffler Systems have been approved can be found in the Executive Order on the CARB webpage at: http://www.arb.ca.gov/diesel/verdev/verdev.htm.
To learn more about Donaldson filtration technology for retrofit emissions applications, visit www.donaldson.com/emissions or contact the company at 866-675-2847.
About Donaldson Company
Donaldson is a leading worldwide provider of filtration systems that improve people's lives, enhance our Customers' equipment performance, and protect our environment. We are a technology-driven company committed to satisfying our Customers' needs for filtration solutions through innovative research and development, application expertise, and global presence. Our employees contribute to the Company's success by supporting our Customers at our more than 100 sales, manufacturing, and distribution locations around the world.
Donaldson is a member of the S&P MidCap 400 and Russell 1000 indices, and our shares trade on the NYSE under the symbol DCI. Additional information is available at www.donaldson.com.
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