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All About the Perkins 2806A-E18TTAG4 Engine

What is the Perkins 2806A-E18TTAG4 diesel engine?

The Perkins 2806A-E18TTAG4 is a reliable engine from Perkins 2800 range. The 2806A-E18TTAG4 is a straight 6 diesel engine with a capacity of 18 litres.

Need a diesel generator? Our UK made diesel generators include this Perkins diesel engine.

Where is the Perkins 2806A-E18TTAG4 diesel engine currently manufactured?

The 2806A-E18TTAG4 is currently manufactured in the USA.

This engine can be set to run at the 50Hz or 60Hz configuration and its design allows this engine to have excellent fuel atomisation and combustion with optimum economy.

What is the displacement of the Perkins 2806A-E18TTAG4 diesel engine?

The engine includes two turbochargers in series with an air-to-air charge cooler, requires 68 L of oil for lubrication, 110 L of coolant for the water cooling system and has a total displacement of 18.1L.

What is the power output of the Perkins 2806A-E18TTAG4 diesel engine?

The 2806A-E18TTAG4 engine produces 919 horsepower (685 kWm) at 1500 RPM and 1063 horsepower (793 kWm) at 1800 RPM. Oil service intervals are 500 hours as standard.

What power rating does the Perkins 2806A-E18TTAG4 diesel engine run at?

This diesel engine is available at either Prime (PRP) or Standby (ESP) ratings however this particular engine is aimed at the standby market.

What is the fuel consumption of the Perkins 2806A-E18TTAG4 diesel engine?

The Perkins 2806A-E18TTAG4 fuel consumption depends on its load. At 1500 rpm prime power it is has the following fuel consumption (percentage of prime power):

  • At 50% it uses 87 litres/hr
  • At 75% it uses 129 litres/hr
  • At prime power it uses 179 litres/hr
  • At standby power it uses 197 litres/hr

What are the dimensions of the Perkins 2806A-E18TTAG4 diesel engine?

The dimensions of this Perkins Diesel Engine are 2538mm (100") Long, 1691mm (67") Wide and 2126mm (84") high. The cylinders have measurements of 145mm for the bore and 183mm for the stroke. The (dry) mass of the engine is 2361kg.

The rotation of this engine is anti-clockwise, as viewed from the fly wheel.

This powerful engine can be used to produce power for a number of power hungry industries. For jobs that require more power than what one of these engines can provide, it is possible to put the generators in parallel with another generator to further increase the output.

What customer support is offered with the Perkins 2806A-E18TTAG4 diesel engine?

Perkins has a world class network of stockists, suppliers and trained engine experts who are available to deliver full time service assistance around the clock, 365 days a year. They have a selection of state of the art web based tools at their disposal to cover a range of issues. Including; technical information, parts identification and ordering systems. This is all done to ensure your engine is running at its best throughout its life time.