Seals play a significant role in your engine’s operation. Although these parts are relatively small, they are crucial to the smooth running of your equipment. In their simplest form, they retain engine oil and prevent any dirt or contaminants from entering that could damage your engine.

This prevents potentially disastrous consequences from different liquids or gases leaking, mixing or escaping.

Seals are made of high grade flexible rubber compounds and they can withstand enormous ranges of temperature. Every Perkins seal is thoroughly tested to very high tolerances so you have the reassurance that it will work in harmony with your engine.

The two major seals in your engine are the front and rear end oil seals, which are located at either end of the crankshaft, and connect to the flywheel at one end and the fan at the other. They are also found on, among other places, the valves in the combustion chamber of your engine.

Seals are small but vital for your engine

All our seals have been developed and then thoroughly tested to ensure that they are capable of withstanding the heat generated by your Perkins engine over hundreds of hours of operation. They are manufactured to the high standard that you would expect from a Perkins engine. All replacement seals are covered by the standard 12 month warranty.   

It’s always highly advisable to replace the seals in your engine when carrying out any form of routine overhaul, in line with the recommendations in your user handbook. Reusing old seals can result in a bad seal and increase the likelihood of oil, fuel, or exhaust gas leakage.  For any assistance identifying the correct part number for your engine, please contact your local Perkins distributor.

 


Gaskets provide critical seals

Gaskets provide critical seals

Gaskets are mechanical seals that are found in every engine between its non-rotating parts. Perkins gaskets are designed and manufactured to fit their specific engine. They’re built to last and withstand operating temperatures up to 750°C and as low as -40°C, giving you the reassurance that they will work in all conditions.

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Overhaul kits: the complete package

Overhaul kits: the complete package

A complete overhaul of your Perkins engine takes place very rarely. If you do decide to undertake this process, our overhaul kits have been designed to complement other parts kits offerings to ensure you have the right parts for the job.

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