Dresser-Rand Guascor® FGLD Engine Series

Guascor FGLD gas engine family

The Dresser-Rand Guascor® lean burn, mechanically carbureted, FGLD engine series ranges from 260 to 800 kWb (349 to 1073 hp). These gas engines have been designed to operate with a variety of fuel types and in extreme environmental conditions.


This engine series is commonly used in cogeneration facilities with natural gas at high temperatures in cooling circuits and with biogas in various applications where electrical efficiency, easy operation and service, and high flexibility of operation are required.


    Output range from 260 to 800 kWb (1500 – 1800 rpm)

    Powered by natural gas, biogas, landfill gas, and sewage gas

    Supplied as a stand-alone engine, generator genset, with cogeneration systems (CHP) skid separately, or in a fully assembled container unit (noise insulated if required)


Features include :


    Inspection doors on both sides

    Suspended crankshaft

    Diagonally split connecting rods

    Bimetallic bearings for connecting rods and crankshaft

    Aluminum alloy pistons with three rings and reduced lube oil consumption

    Cast individual cylinder heads, with four valves extra lubricated to avoid corrosion problems with high sulfur gases

    Electric or pneumatic starter

    High cooling temperature options (120°C in main circuit and 80°C in auxiliary circuit) for special cogeneration requirements

    High performance turbocharger

    Electronically controlled ignition system