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All About the Perkins 2506A-E15TAG2 Engine

What is the Perkins 2506A-E15TAG2 diesel engine?

The Perkins 2506A-E15TAG2 is an efficient diesel engine from the Perkins 2500 series. The Perkins 2506A-E15TAG2 is a reliable engine with superior performance.

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Where is the Perkins 2506A-E15TAG2 diesel engine currently manufactured?

The 2506A-E15TAG2 is currently manufactured in the USA and the Perkins build list number for this engine begins MGBF.

Due to the design of this the engine has low oil usage and low wear rates, which reduces the costs of ownership. This engine can also be set up at either 50 Hz or 60 Hz.

What is the displacement of the Perkins 2506A-E15TAG2 diesel engine?

The engine includes a turbocharger, an air-to-air charge cooler, requires 62 L of oil for lubrication, has a water cooled cooling system which requires 58 L of coolant and a total displacement of 15.2L.

What is the power output of the Perkins 2506A-E15TAG2 diesel engine?

This Perkins 2506A-E15TAG2 can produce 664 horsepower (495 kWm) at 1500 RPM and 689 horsepower (514 kWm) at 1800RPM. Oil service intervals are 500 hours as standard.

What power rating does the Perkins 2506A-E15TAG2 diesel engine run at?

This engine is available at either Prime (PRP) or Standby (ESP) ratings and has an outstanding power to weight ratio leading to excellent fuel consumption.

What is the fuel consumption of the Perkins 2506A-E15TAG2 diesel engine?

The Perkins 2506A-E15TAG2 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 53 litres/hr
  • At 75% it uses 76 litres/hr
  • At prime power it uses 100 litres/hr
  • At standby power it uses 111 litres/hr

What are the dimensions of the Perkins 2506A-E15TAG2 diesel engine?

The dimensions of this Perkins Engine are 2657mm (105") Long, 1120mm (44") Wide and 1718mm (68") high. The cylinders have measurements of 137mm for the bore and 171mm for the stroke. The engine has a (dry) mass of 1633kg.

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

The performance and reliability features of this engine makes it the prime choice in today's power generation industry. The engine can also be placed in parallel to increase power output if a larger power is required.

What customer support is offered with the Perkins 2506A-E15TAG2 diesel engine?

The excellent global network of Perkins dealerships, suppliers and trained engine experts are available to deliver full time service assistance around the clock, 365 days a year. They have a selection of modern web based tools at their disposal to cover technical information, parts identification and ordering systems. All dedicated to maximising the productivity of your engine over its life-cycle.