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All About the Perkins 4006-23TAG3A Engine

What is the Perkins 4006-23TAG3A diesel engine?

The powerful Perkins 4006-23TAG3A is a reliable engine from the Perkins 4000 range. The 4006-23TAG3A is a straight 6, 23 litres, turbocharged and air to air charge cooled diesel engine.

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

Where is the Perkins 4006-23TAG3A diesel engine currently manufactured?

The 4006-23TAG3A is currently manufactured in Stafford, UK. The Perkins build list for this engine model begins DGDF.

The 4006-23TAG3A can be ran at either 50Hz or 60Hz and offers either temperate or tropical cooling system.

What is the displacement of the Perkins 4006-23TAG3A diesel engine?

The engine 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 4006-23TAG3A diesel engine?

The power output of the Perkins 4006-23TAG3A is 1054 horsepower (786 kWm) at 1500 RPM and 1125 horsepower (839 kWm) at 1800RPM. Oil service intervals are 500 hours as standard.

What power rating does the Perkins 4006-23TAG3A diesel engine run at?

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

What is the fuel consumption of the Perkins 4006-23TAG3A diesel engine?

The Perkins 4006-23TAG3A fuel consumption depends on its load. At 1500 rpm prime power it is has the following fuel consumption:

  • At 50% it uses 90 litres/hr
  • At 75% it uses 130 litres/hr
  • At prime power it uses 172 litres/hr
  • At standby power it uses 194 litres/hr

What are the dimensions of the Perkins 4006-23TAG3A diesel engine?

This Perkins Diesel Engine has dimensions of 3027mm (119") Long, 1706mm (67") Wide and 1964mm (77") high. The cylinders have dimensions 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. If a larger output is required, this engine could also be placed in parallel with other engines to increase output.

What customer support is offered with the Perkins 4006-23TAG3A diesel engine?

Full time service assistance is available from Perkins at all times. Perkins team are able to resolve issues surrounding technical information, genuine spare parts and ordering systems. They do this by using a selection of modern web based tools and having experts located all around the world. All committed to maximising the performance of your engine over its life-time.