Perkins 4000 Series Overview
The Perkins 4000 Series provide top levels of performance and reliability for both standby and prime electricity generation. The series aims to meet the uncompromising demands of customers for power generation and it has become a true leader at this size.
Perkins 4000 Series Manufacturing Locations
The Perkins 4000 series engines are manufactured in the Stafford, UK and in Aurangabad, in India. Want to find out how you can tell where your Perkins engine was made?
Perkins 4000 Series Range
The 4000 series includes 6, 8, 12 and 16 cylinder diesel engines which cover a wide range of power outputs. The generator output of this range is 750-2500 kVA, with outputs which can be achieved at a wide range of temperatures.
Perkins 4000 Series Diesel Engine Range
The Perkins diesel engine range for electric power includes the following models. Click for more details on each individual engine.
Perkins 4006 Series, 6 Cylinder, Diesel
Perkins 4008 Series, 8 Cylinder, Diesel
Perkins 4012 Series, 12 Cylinder, Diesel
Perkins 4016 Series, 16 Cylinder, Diesel
Perkins 4000 Series Gas Engine Range
The Perkins gas engine range for electric power includes the following models. providing reliable base load power, this range of engines can be used with a variety of gas types with suitable application appraisal.
Perkins 4006 Series, 6 Cylinder, Gas
Perkins 4008 Series, 8 Cylinder, Gas
Perkins 4012 Series, 12 Cylinder, Gas
It is or understanding that the 4012 Series Gas product has been discontinued.
Perkins 4016 Series, 16 Cylinder, Gas
Advantages and Disadvantages of the Perkins 4000 Series
Every engine will have good advantages and disadvantages compared to other competitors products. Here are the key advantages and disadvantages on the Perkins 4000 series range.
Advantages of Perkins 4000 Series
- Well known, reliable, strong platform
- Good initial purchasing cost and excellent residual value
- Good fuel consumption
- Excellent warranty support
- Available in gas and diesel models
Disadvantages of Perkins 4000 Series
- Poor outputs at 60Hz
- Specifications require large bulk fuel tanks
- Some of the radiators are extremely large.