Allison Transmission Delivers First Next-Generation Hydraulic Fracturing Transmissions to Multiple Industry Partners
Compatible with dual fuel engines capable of running on natural gas, while offering increased horsepower and substantially reduced idle time, Allison’s FracTranTM offers a unique combination of versatility, power and efficiency
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Allison’s FracTran is an all-new Oil
“The delivery of the first FracTran units marks a significant milestone in Allison’s commitment to bring our energy customers the purpose-built solution they demanded,” said
The robust hydraulic fracturing transmission will deliver unparalleled performance in high pressure duty cycles in the harshest of operating environments. The FracTran is designed for high reliability with a service life up to 25,000 hours and an overhaul designed to provide a second life without hard parts replacement, resulting in low total cost of ownership.
The FracTran incorporates eight gear ranges, and is available with multiple gear ratio options to meet the unique performance demands of our customers. The FracTran is launched with a rating of 3,300 horsepower and 10,000 lb.-ft. of input torque to meet current market requirements. However, the product is capable of up to 3,500 horsepower with no hardware modifications required. In addition, the FracTran offers filter and fluid life prognostics, a transmission-mounted control module, torsional measuring diagnostics, and an on-rig telematics gateway.
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