Auxiliary Power Units2021-11-12T11:46:00+01:00



Suter Industries offers a variety of APUs to meet your specific requirements. Our products are characterized by the best-known power to weight ratio, complete system integration with CAN BUS support, extremely compact design, and many more customer-specific features.

Platform Concept

  • Best known power to weight ratio as 10kw Diesel Genset
  • Various versions available with common core technology
  • Extremely attractive J1939 CAN BUS interface; only known power unit on market with J1939.
  • Attractive option for customers with different versions in service. All on same core technology > optimized service and spare parts logistics.
  • Complete system integration (CAN BUS support) to any vehicle / station
  • Extremely compact design: Space-saving up to 50% space and weight compared to competitor models
  • Extremely light & compact
    for its power class
  • New, specific developed, Mil spec ECU
  • Control by SAE J1939 CAN-BUS
  • Robust twin cylinder diesel Engine
  • Multifuel-compatible
  • Long service intervals
  • Low vibration

Integrated APU

Version Piranha 5

  • Fully integrated version for the wheeled armored vehicle
  • Completely autonomous
    powerpack with its
    cooling and exhaust system
  • Controlled by
    JS 1939 Can Bus
    from cockpit


Piggyback version to mount on vehicles

  • Version for mounting externally on a vehicle.
  • Fully autonomous powerpack controlled via can bus from driver’s cockpit.
  • Integrated cooling & exhaust system.
  • Optional: Integrated fuel tank and
    extra-low noise level exhaust
  • Customized detail and mounting
  • Very light and compact for its power
  • Higher output & 250 / 400V AC version
    possible at request (customized


Standalone version

  • Standalone version for bivouac or stationary application
  • Autonomous powerpack run from the integrated user panel
  • Integrated fuel tank, cooling and exhaust system
  • Hand carriable by 4 persons or wheeled version
  • Optional: Quick-fit Wheels & handle


Customized version

  • Customized version based on core technologies.
  • Extremely compact customized options possible.
  • Different power output versions possible according to customer requests
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