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Why Perkins Generator Is So Popular

Nov. 10, 2017

Perkins is one of the world’s leading engine maker and has a long history of success in global market. As a world-famous engine brand, Perkins not only has its global network product support, but also has 132 distributors, 3500 service workshops in 182 countries & areas worldwide. With integrated parts & service capability as well as reliable, sustainable customer service solutions, it is loved by customers.


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Perkins technical service

 

In 1985, Perkins celebrated engines production of 10,000,000 units. And in 1998, Caterpillar Inc purchased Perkins Engine Company Limited with $1.3 billion, creating the world’s largest diesel engine manufacturer.


So far, it has provided the global with 15 million gensets ranging from 4 KW to 1940 KW; it currently has three production bases, with an annual production of 400,000 sets; the company has established two parts release center in Manchester, England and Singapore and set up more than 3500 service outlets worldwide, which provide worldwide customers with uninterrupted service throughout the year.


Perkins Genset and Gas Engine Range (Prime)


Perkins engine series

 

We have introduced Perkins 400 Series, 1100 Series, and 1500 Series engine in previous articles. Well, in this post, you will learn its another series – 4000 Series disel engine.


Highly reliable heavy industrial engine, power Range 750-2250kVA.


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Product Advantage:


1. 23 to 61 litre.

2. In-line 6 and 8 cylinder, V 12 and 16 cylinder.

3. Electronic governing for excellent load response and fuel consumption.

4. Excellent service access for easy maintenance.

5. Common Components, Convenient repair.

6. 50HZ/60HZ switchable engines to meet different market requirements.

7. Emissions variants, EU2 capableGerman TA Luft 1986 capable.

8. Twin actuators introduced on all 4016 models, engine operates on 1 bank at low load can improve emissions, smoke characteristic, engine response, better engine control and fuel consumption reduction.

9. Warranty, continuous power: 1year/no limited; prime: 2 years/6,000H; Standby: 3 years/1500H.


Prime power

1) Total use is lower than 6000 hours in the first year, warranty period extends to the second year or 6000 hours which is the first occur.

2) Total use is over 6000 hours in the first year, warranty period is one year.

Standby power

1)Total use of engines is restricted to 500 hours or less per annul, the engine warranty will be extended into a second year and shall last the end of the second year or until total use reaches 1000 hours, whichever is the first to occur. Note: In cases where the total use of *4000 Series engines is restricted to 500 hours or less per annul, the engine warranty will be extended into a third year and shall last until the  end of the  third year or until total use reaches 1500 hours, whichever is the first to occur.

2) Total use of engine is over 500 hours in the first year, engine warranty time is two years or 6000 hours which is the first to occur.

3)Total use of engine is over 1000 hours in the second year, warranty period is 2years.

10. Load acceptance, up to 73% first load step Engine.


4000 Series  Key Engine Models


 

 

 

Engine   Model

 

 

 

Speed

 

Genset   Prime Power

Engine   Output Power

 

 

Control   Mode






KW

KVA

KW

4006-23TAG2A       

1500

600

750

632

 

Electric

4006-23TAG2A  

1500/1800

4006-23TAG3A  

1500

640

800

679

4008TAG1A      

720

900

767

4008-30TAG1    

758

4008-30TAG2    

800

1000

842

4008TAG2A      

861

4008TAG2A       

1500/1800

4008-30TAG3    

1500

900

1125

947

4012-46TWG2A 

1000

1250

1055

4012-46TWG2A 

1500/1800

4012-46TAG2A  

1500

1200

1500

1267

4012-46TAG2A  

1500/1800

1267

4012-46TAG3A  

1500

1368

1710

1440

4016TAG1A       

1480

1850

1537

4016TAG2A       

1600

2000

1715

4016-61TRG1    

1480

1850

1558

4016-61TRG2    

1600

2000

1684

4016-61TRG3    

1800

2250

1875

 

Note: 1500/1800 shows that it is switchable engine, the power shown in the sheet is under 1500rpm.

 

Don’t know which brand of generator is reliable? Want to purchase a high quality generating unit? Perkins generator should be the right one.

 

Perkins diesel generator


About Perkins generator maintenance, please refer to the following tips:

1. Changing the oil, cleaning diesel filter and oil filter after diesel generator runs up to 60 hours.

2. Regularly checking the battery electrolyte and adding electrolyte in a timely manner when necessary.

3. Regularly checking belt release situation, adjusting the tension mechanism, and keeping the state of tension.

4. During the cold season, opening the oil heating and water heating switch to keep a certain temperature of generator set, so as to ensure that diesel genset can be normally used.

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