2806a E18tag


Although the Perkins 2800 range of diesel engines caters for both prime and standby generation, the engines are proving particularly popular for the standby market sector. They can deliver 514-652 kWm engine power and 591-750 kVA generator output, along with mechanically operated unit fuel injectors, electronic control and carefully matched turbocharging. And, with flexible packaging, the Perkins 2800 range will fit into whatever space you have available within your equipment.


18.1 litre

600-750 kVA generator output

This engine is designed for use in unregulated territories.

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Power Rating  
Mechanical Output 522-652 kWm
Electrical Output  600-750 kVA (480-600 kWe)
Rated Speed  1500/1800 rpm
Emission Standards  
Emissions This engine does not comply to Harmonised International Regulated Emissions Limits
Bore 145.0 mm
Stroke 183.0 mm
Displacement 18.1 l
Aspiration Turbocharged and air-to-air charge cooled
Rotation from Flywheel End Anti-clockwise
Combustion System Direct injection
Compression Ratio 14.5:1
Cooling System Liquid
Cycle 4 stroke
Number of Cylinders 6 vertical inline
Total Coolant Capacity 61.0 l
Total Lubricating Capacity 62.0 l
Note 1 Final dimensions dependent on selected options
Engine Dimensions  
Dry Weight 2050.0 kg
Height 1808.0 mm
Length 2545.0 mm
Width 1536.0 mm

2806C-E18TAG Standard Equipment

Air inlet system
Mounted air filter
Cooling system
Gear driven circulating pump
Low coolant level switch
Mounted belt driven pusher fan
Radiator incorporating air-to-air charge cooler, (supplied loose)
System designed for ambients up to 50ºC (122ºF)
Electrical equipment
3 level engine protection system
24 volt starter motor and 24 volt 70 amp alternator with DC output
ECM mounted on engine with wiring looms and sensors
Flywheels and flywheel housing
High inertia flywheel to SAE J620 size 18
SAE No. 0 flywheel housing
Fuel system
Fuel cooler
Governing to ISO 8528-5 class G2 with isochronous capability
Mechanically actuated electronically controlled unit fuel injectors with full authority electronic control
Replaceable ‘Ecoplus' fuel filter elements with primary filter/water separator
Front engine mounting bracket
Oil system
Full flow replaceable ‘Ecoplus' filter
Oil cooler integral with filter header
Wet sump with filler and dipstick
Optional equipment
110 volt/240 volt immersion heater
Additional speed sensor
Air filter rain hood
Temperature and pressure sensors for gauges
Tool kit
Twin starters/facility for second starter

Optional equipment

Options for your 2800 range of engines include:
110 volt/240 volt immersion heater
Additional speed sensor
Temperature and pressure sensors for gauges
Electric hours counter
Air filter rain hood
Twin starters/facility for second starter
Tool kit
Reliability and efficiency
Our engines in the 2800 range give you:
Reliable power
Low oil usage
 Low wear rates
High compression ratios to ensure clean, rapid starting in all conditions