Perkins

Perkins Engines Company Limited, a subsidiary of Caterpillar Inc, is primarily a diesel engine manufacturer for several markets including agricultural, construction, material handling, power generation and industrial. It was established in Peterborough, England, in 1932. Over the years Perkins has expanded its engine ranges and produces thousands of different engine specifications including diesel and gas engines.

Perkins 1100 Series Industrial Diesel Engine
Perkins 2800 Series Engine for High Performance
Perkins 4016 Series
The Engines:
No Engine Family Output Range
(Prime Power Application)
Cylinders
kVA kWE
1 400 Series 9 - 25 7.2 - 20 L2 - L4
2 1100 Series 30 - 200 24 - 160 L3 - L6
3 1500 Series 200 - 300 160 - 240 L6
4 2200 Series 350 - 400 280 - 320 L6
5 2500 Series 450 - 500 360 - 400 L6
6 2800 Series 600 - 650 480 - 520 L6
7 4006 Series 750 - 800 600 - 640 L6
8 4008 Series 900 - 1000 720 - 800 L8
9 4012 Series 1250 - 1700 1000 - 1360 V12
10 4016 Series 1850 - 2250 1480 - 1800 V16
  • The quoted typical kVA / kWe ratings are based on typical generator efficiencies.
  • The kVA figures are calculated with a 0.8 power factor ; 1500 RPM (50 Hz) ; 220 / 380 V