Honda showcases engines, generators and pressure washers

November 13, 2017 -  By

GX630 engine

Honda Engines exhibited the GX Series V-Twin engines at the 2017 GIE+EXPO.

The engines are designed to offer more power and adaptability with greater fuel efficiency in a more compact package, according to Honda.

Six V-Twin models (GX630, GXV630, GX660, GXV660, GX690 and GXV660) are available in both horizontal and vertical shaft configurations. The engines are designed for commercial turf equipment and construction equipment.

Additional features of the engines include:

  • A hemispherical combustion chamber;
  • An integrated cylinder and cylinder head;
  • Forged steel connection rods;
  • A 9.3 to 1 compression ratio;
  • A digital CDI with variable ignition timing; and
  • A twin barrel inner-vent carburation.

Also at GIE+EXPO, Honda Engines showcased the GX Pressure Washer Optimized Industrial Series engines, designed for direct-drive pressure washer applications.

The Optimized series is available with Honda GX160, GX200, GX270 and GX390 engines.

The model lineup features a fixed throttle and provides maximized engine performance at wide-open throttle and increased power output in the GX200 and GX390 series engines, according to Honda.

Honda Power Equipment

EB2800i portable generator

Honda Power Equipment featured its newest addition to the portable power linethe EB2800i industrial open-frame inverter generator.

At a dry weight of 67 pounds, the portable generator is light enough for one person to unload from a truck, operate and carry around a job site, Honda said. At the same time, it provides enough power for a variety of tools, such as small compressors, air circulation fans, large concrete drills, multiple hand tools, electric concrete vibrators, circular saws and battery chargers up to 2,800 watts.

It complies with current Occupational Safety and Health Administration regulations.

Photos: Honda

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