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The 8 cylinder Perkins 4008 range gives you the versatility you need in today's power generation market. The range's diesel ElectropaK engines/Electro Units deliver 849-1022 kVA and are supplied with or without radiator and air cleaner. This engine has proven reliability in prime and standby installations in all of the key sectors, such as manufacturing facilities, hospitals, and data centres. The 4008 engines have exceptional power-to-weight ratios and compact designs, making them simple to transport and install.


30 litre

849-1022 kVA

Designed for use in unregulated territories

Power Rating

Mechanical Output 606-947 kWm 606-947 kWm Less
Electrical Output 694-1100 kVA (555-1000 kWe) 694-1100 kVA (555-1000 kWe) Less
Rated Speed 1500/1800 rpm 1500/1800 rpm Less

Emission Standards

Emissions Unregulated Unregulated Less


Bore 6.3 in 160.0 mm Less
Stroke 7.5 in 190.0 mm Less
Displacement 1865.0 in³ 30.6 l Less
Aspiration Turbocharged and air-to-air charge cooled Turbocharged and air-to-air charge cooled Less
Rotation from Flywheel End Anti-clockwise Anti-clockwise Less
Combustion System Direct injection Direct injection Less
Compression Ratio 13.6:1 13.6:1 Less
Cooling System Liquid Liquid Less
Cycle 4 stroke 4 stroke Less
Number of Cylinders 8 inline 8 inline Less
Total Coolant Capacity 42.8 gal (US) 162.0 l Less
Total Lubricating Capacity 43.8 gal (US) 165.6 l Less

Engine Dimensions*

Maximum Dry Weight 9612.1 lb 4360.0 kg Less
Maximum Height 88.9 in 2258.0 mm Less
Maximum Length 154.9 in 3935.0 mm Less
Maximum Width 80.5 in 2046.0 mm Less
Minimum Dry Weight 8223.2 lb 3730.0 kg Less
Minimum Height 81.3 in 2067.0 mm Less
Minimum Length 146.0 in 3711.0 mm Less
Minimum Width 64.2 in 1630.0 mm Less