October 2023 has marked a significant achievement for Perkins as their renowned 2.8 and 3.6-liter engines have surpassed the production of 100,000 units. Since their inception in May 2019, these engines have powered an array of machinery, ranging from excavators to tractors and from dumpers to pumping equipment. The journey of these engines, in sync with both original equipment manufacturers (OEMs) and end-users, reflects Perkins’ unwavering commitment to innovation and excellence.
Features of the Perkins’ 2.8 and 3.6-liter Engines
The Perkins’ 2.8 and 3.6-liter engines are not just numbers but a blend of performance and utility. Here are the distinctive attributes of these engines:
- Compact Design: Integrated into over 80 different machine models, these engines have revolutionized compactness without compromising on power.
- High Power and Torque: Despite their compact size, they have become a “game-changer” by offering high power density and torque.
- Fuel Efficiency: These models have shown up to an 8 percent improvement in fuel economy during operation.
- Powerful Performance: The 3.6-liter model, in particular, delivers powers up to 100 kW (134 hp) with up to 550 Nm of torque.
- Ease of Maintenance: Features such as single side servicing, hydraulic lash adjusters, and long-life belts ensure that these engines are user-friendly and easy to maintain.
- Innovative Regeneration Process: To ensure uninterrupted operation, the 2.8 and 3.6-liter engines employ a DPF regeneration process that remains undetected by the operator.
Matt Coleman, product manager of the range, remarked:
“We’ve always had high expectations for the 2.8 and 3.6-liter engines and they’ve met our expectations and more.”
Furthermore, Jaz Gill, the vice president of global sales, marketing, service, and parts, proudly stated:
“The addition of the 2.8 and 3.6-liter engines to our range of sustainable power solutions truly embodied that sentiment.”
The accomplishments of these engines over the years are a testament to Perkins’ commitment to quality and innovation. Whether it’s a dumper, heavy articulated tandem roller, pumping equipment, tractor, or excavator, Perkins ensures that they power the future with precision and reliability.