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All About the Perkins 2806A-E18TAG1A Engine

What is the Perkins 2806A-E18TAG1A diesel engine?

The Perkins 2806A-E18TAG1A is an efficient diesel engine from the Perkins 2800 range. The 2806A-E18TAG1A is a 6 cylinder diesel engine with a capacity of 18 litres and it is turbocharged.

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

Where is the Perkins 2806A-E18TAG1A diesel engine currently manufactured?

The 2806A-E18TAG1A is currently made in the USA and the Perkins build number starts JGAF.

The engine produces low gaseous emissions along with being durable and economic to run. The engine also can either be ran at 50 Hz or 60 Hz.

What is the displacement of the Perkins 2806A-E18TAG1A diesel engine?

The engine includes a turbocharger with an air-to-air charge cooler and requires 62 L of oil for lubrication, 61 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-E18TAG1A diesel engine?

The power output of the Perkins 2806A-E18TAG1A is 795 horsepower (592.7 kWm) at 1500 RPM and 835 horsepower (623 kWm) at 1800RPM. Oil service intervals are 500 hours as standard.

What power rating does the Perkins 2806A-E18TAG1A diesel engine run at?

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

What is the fuel consumption of the Perkins 2806A-E18TAG1A diesel engine?

The Perkins 2806A-E18TAG1A 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 61 litres/hr
  • At 75% it uses 90 litres/hr
  • At prime power it uses 123 litres/hr
  • At standby power it uses 134 litres/hr

What are the dimensions of the Perkins 2806A-E18TAG1A diesel engine?

The dimensions of this Perkins Diesel Engine are 2545mm (100") Long, 1536mm (60.5") Wide and 1808mm (71") high. The cylinders have measurements of 145mm for the bore and 183mm for the stroke. The (dry) mass of the engine is 2050kg.

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, at either 50Hz or 60Hz. If a larger power output is required then placing a generator which uses this engine in parallel alongside another generator of the same type will lead to an increased power output.

What customer support is offered with the Perkins 2806A-E18TAG1A diesel engine?

Perkins have a global network of suppliers, dealerships and trained engine experts who are on hand 24/7, 365 days a year to provide assistance with your Perkins engine. Using modern web based tools the experts are able to help solve issues revolving around technical information, identifying parts and ordering systems. The Perkins team are dedicated to making sure your engine is always performing at its most productive and efficient throughout its life time.