What is the Perkins 4012-46TWG2A diesel engine?
The 4012-46TWG2A is a 12 cylinder 46 L turbocharged diesel engin. This reliable engine is a part of Perkins 4000 range of diesel engines.
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Where is the Perkins 4012-46TWG2A diesel engine currently manufactured?
The 4012-46TWG2A is currently manufactured in Stafford, UK. The Perkins build list for this engine model begins DGKM.
The 4012-46TWG2A only runs at 50 Hz however it is still a very capable and versatile engine. It also has the option of coming with a temperate or tropical radiator.
What is the displacement of the Perkins 4012-46TWG2A diesel engine?
The turbocharged and air to water cooled engine requires 177 L of oil for lubrication, 196 L of coolant for the water cooling system and has a total displacement of 45.842L.
What is the power output of the Perkins 4012-46TWG2A diesel engine?
The power output of the Perkins 4012-46TWG2A is 1641 horsepower (1224 kWm) at 1500 RPM and an excellent power to weight ratio.
What power rating does the Perkins 4012-46TWG2A diesel engine run at?
What is the fuel consumption of the Perkins 4012-46TWG2A diesel engine?
The Perkins 4012-46TWG2A 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 143 litres/hr
- At 75% it uses 196 litres/hr
- At prime power it uses 259 litres/hr
- At standby power it uses 288 litres/hr
What are the dimensions of the Perkins 4012-46TWG2A diesel engine?
This Perkins Diesel Engine has dimensions of 3714mm (146") Long, 1780mm (70") Wide and 2255mm (89") high. The cylinders have dimensions of 160mm for the bore and 190mm for the stroke. The (dry) mass of the engine is 5220kg.
The rotation of this engine is anti-clockwise, as viewed from the fly wheel.
This powerful engine can be used for a variety of high power sectors around the world. This would be done by pairing the engine with an alternator to make a generator. To further increase the power output the generator set can be placed in parallel with other generators.
What customer support is offered with the Perkins 4012-46TWG2A diesel engine?
Full time assistance is available from the Perkins team to ensure your engine is always maximising its efficiency and productivity. The team are located around the world and have a selection of modern web based tools which can help solve a range of issues including identifying parts, technical information and ordering systems.