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This is a collection of technical papers published by MAN Energy Solutions, Copenhagen/Holeby, Denmark, covering both MAN B&W two-stroke and MAN four-stroke diesel engines.

Our technical papers provide information on new engine developments and trends, service experience, important aspects of engine management and maintenance, and emissions requirements compliance and development, etc. 

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  • Nov 30, 2018

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    SL2018-667
    Ridge Wear at Crankpin Journals
    PDF, 563.19 KB
  • Nov 30, 2018

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    SL2018-666
    Elongation Measurements of Hydraulically Tightened Bolts
    PDF, 1.11 MB
  • Oct 01, 2018

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    SL2018-665
    SOx scrubber retrofit on two-stroke engines in service
    PDF, 1.42 MB
  • Sep 07, 2018

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    SL2018-664
    Risk of breakage of cylinder liner lifting tool - In case of foreseeable misuse
    PDF, 2.32 MB
  • Aug 22, 2018

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    SL2018-663
    Cylinder and System Oils - MAN B&W Low-Speed Two-Stroke Engines
    PDF, 506.63 KB
  • Jun 20, 2018

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    SL2018-662
    Boll & Kirch Hydraulic Oil Filters for ME Engines
    PDF, 553.14 KB
  • May 11, 2018

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    SL2018-661
    New Piston Ring Package (Replacement of SL2018-657/JNN)
    PDF, 2.08 MB
  • Apr 24, 2018

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    SL2018-660
    Issuing of Service Letters - By e-mail
    PDF, 144.11 KB
  • Mar 23, 2018

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    SL2018-659
    Cermet-Coated Piston Rings for Operation on Low-Sulphur Fuels (0.5% S or lower) Including LNG, LPG, methanol and ethane, replaces SL2017-633/JAP
    PDF, 395.46 KB
  • Mar 23, 2018

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    SL2018-658
    Safety Information, indicator valves
    PDF, 438.36 KB

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