The Perkins 1500 series has been designed to meet the criteria of its customers, by dong this Perkins have made the 1506A-E88TAG5 diesel engine. The 1506A-E88TAG5 is a 6 cylinder, turbocharged, air-to-air charge cooled diesel engine with a total displacement of 7.0 L. The engine, which is currently manufactured in the USA, has a Perkins build number that starts LGFF.
The world-class power to weight ratio of this engine has been achieved by the engines excellent features, such as using a hydraulic actuated unit injection (HEUI) fuel system. This engine can also be set at either a 50Hz or 60Hz configuration making it even more versatile.
The engine requires 41 L of oil for lubrication, has a liquid cooled cooling system and a total displacement of 8.8L. The engine produces 398 horsepower (297 kWm) at 1500 RPM and oil service intervals are 500 hours as standard.
The dimensions of this Perkins Engine are 2032mm (80") Long, 1091mm (43") Wide and 1320mm (52") high. The cylinders have measurements of 112mm for the bore and 149mm for the stroke. The engine has a (dry) mass of 1183kg.
As viewed from the flywheel end, the rotation of this engine is anti-clockwise.
This engine could be used to supply power for various different industries in varying conditions, set up either at 50Hz or 60Hz. Running the generator in sync with other generators would further increase the power output meaning this engine would also be well suited for more power hungry jobs.
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