The Perkins 1500 series now fits even closer to customer needs. The 1506A-E88TAG3 is a 6 cylinder, fully electronic, turbocharged, air-to-air charge cooled diesel engine. It has a 7.0 litre, 6 cyclinder engine which is currently manufactured in the USA.
The world-class power to weight ratio of this engine has been achieved by using a hydraulic actuated unit injection (HEUI) fuel system which makes it robust for all markets and industries. This engine can also be set at either a 50Hz or 60Hz configuration.
The engine makes use of a turbocharger with an aftercooler and requires 41 litres of oil for lubrication, has a liquid cooled cooling system and a total displacement of 8.8L. All these elements combine to produce 398 horsepower (297 kWm) at 1500 RPM. Oil service intervals are 500 hours as standard.
The dimensions of this Perkins Engine are 1941mm (76") Long, 1013mm (40") Wide and 1366mm (54") high. The cylinders have measurements of 112mm for the bore and 149mm for the stroke. The engine has a (dry) mass of 1136kg.
As viewed from the flywheel end, the rotation of this engine is anti-clockwise.
This engine could be used to supply a multitude of power needs in varying conditions set up either at 50Hz or 60Hz. The engine could also be ran in parallel with other engines to increase the total power output for when a larger power job is required. The professional comprehensive system of Perkins suppliers, distributors and trained engine experts are available to deliver full time service asssitance at all times. They have a variety of modern web based tools at their ready to cover technical information, parts identification and ordering systems. All dedicated to maximising the efficiency and performance of your engine over its life-cycle.