Did you know that…
9. November 2020

… Perkins tests the func­tion of all spare parts at a sim­u­lat­ed alti­tude of 4,500 metres?

That is almost as high as Mont Blanc, at 4,810 metres the highest mountain in the Alps and the EU. Perkins spare parts are also tested for their tolerance to temperature fluctuations. This is because many Perkins engines operate in…
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4. September 2020

… the com­pres­sion pres­sure of a cylin­der in a Perkins engine is about 30–35 bar?

This corresponds approximately to the pressure at 300 m depth. So we are already in the lightless area of the sea - the so-called deep sea. All Perkins engines are of high quality design and, thanks to extensive testing, also…
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10. July 2019

… BU Pow­er Sys­tems cur­rent­ly has approx­i­mate­ly 195,000 spare parts in stock?

Taken together, these spare parts have a total weight of just under 160,000 kg – roughly equivalent to the weight of (more…)
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17. December 2018

…Perkins Extend­ed Life Coolant is designed specif­i­cal­ly for your Perkins engine and lasts at least twice as long as con­ven­tion­al coolants?

You are able to reduce coolant costs by up to 50%. (more…)
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27. September 2018

…with­in a 4.4 litre engine, 360,000 litres of water pass through the water pump every 24 hours it operates?

This is equal to five truckloads of 40-foot overseas containers. (more…)
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17. July 2018

…a typ­i­cal city has 100 tons of dust and grit per cubic kilometer?

Every piece of dust and grit has the potential to damage your engine. A genuine Perkins air filter stops 99,99% of particles, (more…)
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12. March 2018

…Perkins tur­bocharg­ers are pre­ci­sion man­u­fac­tured with tol­er­ances as fine as one-mil­lionth of an inch?

That is 1/100th the thickness of a piece of paper. (more…)
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13. November 2017

…Perkins engines are test­ed for oper­abil­i­ty at ‑25 ° C to + 50 ° C?

This ensures that all spare parts - such as starters and alternators - work reliably even under extremely cold weather conditions. (more…)
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