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Impco Installs a Cubogas Pocket

December 12, 2014 in CNG, Infrastructure, NGVs by Rich Piellisch  |  No Comments

Small Versatile CNG Unit Is Said to Be the First in the U.S.

Italy’s Cubogas confirms installation of a Cubogas Pocket compressed natural gas fueling unit at the Impco Automotive facility in Sterling Heights, Mich.

The Cubogas Pocket CNG fueling unit for Impco Automotive in Michigan is said to be the first in the U.S.

The Cubogas Pocket CNG fueling unit for Impco Automotive in Michigan is said to be the first in the U.S.

“Cubogas has designed this system to offer a cost effective solution to those customers that want to start using CNG without spending a fortune,” Cubogas sales manager Francesco Donalisio says in a report that likewise noted Impco’s unit to be the first for a Cubogas Pocket in the U.S.

The Cubogas Pocket can handle a wide variety of inlet pressures and can compress natural gas at rates of up to 50 or more GGEs per hour.

The Cubogas Pocket can handle a wide variety of inlet pressures and can compress natural gas at rates of up to 50 or more GGEs per hour.

Like Impco, Cubogas is a subsidiary of Fuel Systems Solutions, Inc.

Two More for the U.S. Soon

Cubogas describes the Pocket CNG unit as a compact, integrated, plug-and-fill station with a “broad range of inlet pressures… engineered to be easily installed and relocated.”

The Cubogas Pocket has a 50-horsepower electric motor, a gas aircooler for interstage and compressor final discharge, and 47 gasoline gallon equivalents of CNG storage. It is available with or without an integrated dispenser and can reportedly fill a vehicle at a rate of about one GGE per minute.

Two more units are to be in place with U.S. customers by year-end, the report said.


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Source: published report with Fleets & Fuels follow-up

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