The Perkins 2500 Series has been engineered to address the never relenting power demands in the generation industry, which has lead to the 2506A-E15TAG2 with superior performance and reliability being created. The 2506A-E15TAG2 is currently manufactured in the USA.
The excellent features of this engine lead to low oil usage and low wear rates, reudcing costs of ownership. This engine can also be set up in either the 50Hz or 60Hz configuration making it even more adaptable.
The engine makes use of a turbocharger with an air-to-air charge cooler and requires 62 litres of oil for lubrication, has a water cooled cooling system which requires 58 litres of coolant and a total displacement of 15.2L. All these elements combine to produce 664 horsepower (495 kWm) at 1500 RPM and 689 horsepower (514 kWm) at 1800RPM. Oil service intervals are 500 hours as standard.
The dimensions of this Perkins Engine are 2657mm (105") Long, 1120mm (44") Wide and 1718mm (68") high. The cylinders have measurements of 137mm for the bore and 171mm for the stroke. The engine has a (dry) mass of 1633kg.
The rotation of this engine is anti-clockwise, as viewed from the fly wheel.
The performance and reliability features of this engine makes it the prime choice in todays power generation industy. The engine can also be placed in parallel to increase power output if a larger power is required. The excellent global network of Perkins dealerships, suppliers and trained engine experts are available to deliver full time service asssitance around the clock, 365 days a year. They have a selection of modern web based tools at their disposal to cover technical information, parts identification and ordering systems. All dedicated to maximising the productivity of your engine over its life-cycle.