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All About the Perkins 2806A-E18TTAG5 Engine

What is the Perkins 2806A-E18TTAG5 diesel engine?

The Perkins 2806A-E18TTAG5 is a part of the Perkins 2800 range. It is a straight 6, 18 litre engine which has impressive reliability and efficiency.

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

Where is the Perkins 2806A-E18TTAG5 diesel engine currently manufactured?

The 2806A-E18TTAG5 is currently built in the USA and the Perkins build number begins JGFF.

This engine can be set to run at the 50Hz or 60Hz configuration and the excellent features of this engine allow for improved efficiency and better fuel economy.

What is the displacement of the Perkins 2806A-E18TTAG5 diesel engine?

The 2806A-E18TTAG5 has two turbochargers in series with an air-to-air charge cooler. The engine 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-E18TTAG5 diesel engine?

The 2806A-E18TTAG5 diesel engine produces 996 horsepower (743 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-E18TTAG5 diesel engine run at?

This engine is available for use in a diesel generator 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-E18TTAG5 diesel engine?

The Perkins 2806A-E18TTAG5 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 80 litres/hr
  • At 75% it uses 118 litres/hr
  • At prime power it uses 162 litres/hr
  • At standby power it uses 180 litres/hr

What are the dimensions of the Perkins 2806A-E18TTAG5 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 engine, paired with an alternator, would make a good all round reliable generator set to produce power for many industries. To increase the power produced, the generator can be placed in parallel with other generators, making the engine even more versatile.

What customer support is offered with the Perkins 2806A-E18TTAG5 diesel engine?

Perkins engines come with world class technical support and after sales service. Their worldwide team of trained experts are on hand to help at all times; and with a selection of web based tools they are able to help with issues surrounding ordering systems, technical information and locating genuine spare parts. The Perkins team are committed to making sure your engine is always performing at its optimum levels.