Perkins have a reputation for designing and manufacturing reliable and robust engines, and the 1200 series is no different. The 1206A-E70TTAG2 is a 7 L straight 6 engine which which aims to meet customer demands. The engine which is currently manufactured in Peterborough, UK has a build list number starting with BP.
This engine can also be set at either a 50Hz or 60Hz configuration making it even more versatile. This engine also comes with a tropical radiator as standard and has been designed to ensure the engine is reliable, operates quietly and performs at high levels for as long as possible.
The engine makes use of a series turbocharger with an after cooler and requires 16 L of oil for lubrication, has a liquid cooled cooling system which requires 25 L of coolant and a total displacement of 7.01L. This leads to the engine to produce 320 horsepower (238.6 kWm) at 1800 RPM. Oil service intervals are 500 hours as standard.
The dimensions of this Perkins Engine are 1895mm (74.6") Long, 995mm (39.2") Wide and 1372mm (54") high. The cylinders have measurements of 105mm for the bore and 135mm for the stroke. The engine has a (dry) mass of 807.7kg.
As viewed from the flywheel end, the rotation of this engine is anti-clockwise.
This is a versatile engine to be used in the power generation industry due to the fact it can be ran at 50 Hz or 60 Hz. Pairing this engine with an alternator in a diesel generator set will therefore make for a good source of electricity. If more power is required the generator set could be placed in parallel with another generator.
Perkins have a network of suppliers and distributors who are on hand 24/7, 365 days a year to help with the service of your engine. Their trained experts are also on hand to provide information on issues relating to technical information, identifying parts or ordering systems. The Perkins team do their best to ensure your engine is always maximising its potential.