What is the Perkins 2806A-E18TAG2 diesel engine?
The Perkins 2806A-E18TAG2 diesel engine is from Perkins 2800 series of engines. The 2806A-E18TAG2 is a 6 cylinder diesel engine with a capacity of 18 litres.
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Where is the Perkins 2806A-E18TAG2 diesel engine currently manufactured?
The 2806A-E18TAG2 is currently built in the USA and has a Perkins build number which begins JGBF.
This engine can be set to run at the 50Hz or 60Hz configuration and the mechanically operated but electronically controlled unit fuel injectors alongside the carefully matched turbocharging allow for this engine to have excellent fuel atomisation with optimum economy.
What is the displacement of the Perkins 2806A-E18TAG2 diesel engine?
The engine includes a turbocharger with an air-to-air charge cooler. It requires 62 litres of oil for lubrication, 61 litres of coolant for the water cooling system and has a total displacement of 18.1 litres.
What is the power output of the Perkins 2806A-E18TAG2 diesel engine?
The power output of the Perkins 2806A-E18TAG2 is 842 horsepower (628 kWm) at 1500 RPM and 835 horsepower (623 kWm) at 1800 RPM. Oil service intervals are 500 hours as standard.
What power rating does the Perkins 2806A-E18TAG2 diesel engine run at?
This engine is available at either Prime (PRP) or Standby (ESP) ratings however this particular engine is aimed for the Standby market.
What is the fuel consumption of the Perkins 2806A-E18TAG2 diesel engine?
The Perkins 2806A-E18TAG2 fuel consumption depends on its load. At 1500 rpm prime power it is has the following fuel consumption (percent of prime power):
- At 50% it uses 66 litres/hr
- At 75% it uses 97 litres/hr
- At prime power it uses 132 litres/hr
- At standby power it uses 143 litres/hr
What are the dimensions of the Perkins 2806A-E18TAG2 diesel engine?
The dimensions of this Perkins Diesel Engine are 2545mm (100") Long, 1536mm (60.5") Wide and 1808mm (71") high. The cylinders have measurements of 145mm for the bore and 183mm for the stroke. The (dry) mass of the engine is 2050kg.
The rotation of this engine is anti-clockwise, as viewed from the fly wheel.
This engine is ideally suited for the power generation industry. Its low costs of operation and high reliability mean that used in a generator set it will be a very dependable and cheaper to run power source. If an increased power output is required, placing this generator in parallel with another generator will increase the output.
What customer support is offered with the Perkins 2806A-E18TAG2 diesel engine?
After you have purchased your engine, Perkins after sales service will be on hand to make sure your engine is always performing at its optimum levels. The team are available 24/7 and can help solve a range of issues such as identifying genuine Perkins spare parts, technical support and ordering systems.
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