Perkins expands product range to meet critical needs of power generation industry

The 18-litre 2806J-E18TAG1 ElectropaK produces up to 610 kVA at 50 Hz and is switchable to 60 Hz, delivering up to 625 kVA. (Image source: Perkins)

Perkins Engines has built on its range of EU Stage V power offering by announcing the 2806J-E18TAG1 ElectropaK, a new engine designed to deliver a powerful package and ease of integration

The 18-litre 2806J, available to order and supported by the company’s global network of 88 distributors covering 185 countries, provides excellent load acceptance in a wide range of electric power applications. From a stationary prime source of power to a mobile unit serving the rental sector, the 2806J can generate dependable power for everything from jobsites to critical installations such as hospitals and data centres.

Jaz Gill, vice president of global sales, marketing, service and parts, remarked, “Reliable electric power is not an option, it’s a fundamental need to keep operations running, whether that’s for standby when the mains power fails or to meet onsite prime power requirements. Our engines are engineered and expertly crafted to provide reliable, stable and sustainable power for our customers, with the new 2806J being the latest in a long line of products that also deliver a low total cost of ownership.”

A key feature of the 2806J is that it can run with biodiesel up to B20 based on a 20% dilution of biodiesel with standard diesel or on 100% hydrotreated vegetable oil (subject to fuel used meeting Perkins’ fuel specifications). It produces up to 610kVA at 50Hz and is switchable to 60Hz, delivering up to 625kVA. 

The Electropak features the latest electronics with a single, on-engine electronic control module (ECM) to simplify wiring harnesses, ease installation, and support future diagnostics. It is also fully capable of integration with customers’ telematics solution. The ECM also manages all aspects of aftertreatment operation and regeneration without operator input.

Perkins offers a growing portfolio of connectivity solutions that can help promote the optimal performance of diesel engines. Available as a standalone service from Perkins or easily integrated with generator equipment manufacturers’ offerings, connected engine capabilities deliver timely insights through a customisable dashboard of performance, fuel and oil consumption, and other vital engine data points that assist in maximising the uptime of Perkins-powered equipment.

These connectivity offerings are integrated with expert maintenance and service capabilities from the Perkins global distributor network to prompt the proactive diagnosis and resolution of engine issues.