Perkins to Unveil Tier 4 Engines

Perkins Engines, Peterborough, U.K., will be unveiling engines from its latest Tier 4 Interim (Stage IIIB) at Intermat in Paris, April 20-25, 2009. Called the 1200 Series, the new range builds on the strengths of the current 1100D Series of engines.

At the top of the range is a 7-liter, six-cylinder engine, capable of 225 kW. This represents a 21-percent increase in power output over Perkins’ current 5.5-liter offering, giving customers who may have chosen a larger engine previously the choice of the same power from a smaller engine package.

The 1206E-E70TTA has two turbochargers—one small and one large, mounted in series. The smaller first stage turbo accelerates quickly, giving response and torque at low speeds, while the larger second stage provides the high airflow required to provide class-leading power density.

Below 130 kW, a shorter stroke version—the 1206E-66TA will provide a 6.6-liter engine, which will be of interest to customers who need plenty of torque at low engine speed.

The 1204E-E44TA and TTA will replace the popular 1104 engines. It will be offered in a choice of two versions, the TA, which uses a single turbocharger with intercooler, and the TTA, which uses a two-stage turbocharger, just like the 7-liter engine, for extra power density and quicker response.

All Perkins 1200 Series engines will employ Perkins’ NOx reduction technology and be available with a range of rated speeds and torque curves.

Perkins Engines will be located in Hall 5B, Stand J002 at Intermat.

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