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All About the Perkins 4006-23TAG2A Engine

What is the Perkins 4006-23TAG2A diesel engine?

The powerful Perkins 4006-23TAG2A diesel engine is a part of the reliable Perkins 4000 range. The 4006-23TAG2A is a 6 cylinder, 23 litre, turbocharged diesel engine.

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

Where is the Perkins 4006-23TAG2A diesel engine currently manufactured?

The Perkins 4006-23TAG2A diesel engine is currently manufactured in Stafford, UK. The Perkins build list for this engine model begins DGBF.

The 4006-23TAG2A can be ran at either 50Hz or 60Hz and offers either temperate or tropical cooling, for more versatility.

What is the displacement of the Perkins 4006-23TAG2A diesel engine?

The engine has a turbocharger with an air-to-air charge cooler and requires 113.4 L of oil for lubrication, 105 L of coolant for the water cooling system and has a total displacement of 22.921L.

What is the power output of the Perkins 4006-23TAG2A diesel engine?

All these lead to the production of 953 horsepower (711 kWm) at 1500 RPM and 1018 horsepower (759 kWm) at 1800RPM. Oil service intervals are 500 hours as standard.

What power rating does the Perkins 4006-23TAG2A diesel engine run at?

The engine is available for use in diesel generators at Prime (PRP), Standby (ESP) and Continuous (COP) power ratings to cover most requirements in any industry.

What is the fuel consumption of the Perkins 4006-23TAG2A diesel engine?

The Perkins 4006-23TAG2A 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 83 litres/hr
  • At 75% it uses 121 litres/hr
  • At prime power it uses 157 litres/hr
  • At standby power it uses 173 litres/hr

What are the dimensions of the Perkins 4006-23TAG2A diesel engine?

The dimensions of this Perkins Diesel Engine are 3027mm (119") Long, 1706mm (67") Wide and 1964mm (77") high. The cylinders have measurements of 160mm for the bore and 190mm for the stroke. The (dry) mass of the engine is 2524kg.

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 industries around the world, at either 50Hz or 60Hz configuration. For jobs that require even more power, generator sets can be placed in parallel with one another to further increase the power output.

What customer support is offered with the Perkins 4006-23TAG2A diesel engine?

Full time service assistance is available from Perkins at all times. They have a world class network of stockists, suppliers and trained engine experts at their disposal to help along with a selection of modern web based tools at their disposal to cover a range of issues. Including; technical information, parts identification and ordering systems these are all committed to ensuring that your engine is performing at its best throughout its lifetime.

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