4000 Series: 8 cylinder

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 844-1250 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.

The high performance, versatile engines in our 4008 range are ideal for your large scale power generation requirements.

Whether your need is for prime or standby generation, you need the performance and reliability that come with the diesel 4008 range.

These engines have proven reliability in prime and standby installations in all of the key sectors, such as manufacturing facilities, hospitals, and data centres.

The introduction of the 1250 kVA engine gives a large power increase from an 8 cylinder, 30 litre platform, reducing the installation and shipping cost.

The 4008 range diesel engines offer the solution for your generation needs

Whether you are looking for a diesel for prime or standby generation, our 4008 range has something for you. The engines offer exceptional efficiency with compact designs giving the reliability and ease of maintenance you need.
Simon Gray, EP marketing manager

Reliable power

The 4008 range engines provide 884-1250 kVA generator output.

The 8 cylinder option in the 4000 Series, the 4008 range engines can be supplied with cooling systems for either tropical or temperate environments to meet your needs, whatever your location.

Economical and durable, the engines give you excellent power-to-weight ratios, outstanding load acceptance and improved gas emissions.

Optional equipment

Options for your 4008 range diesel engines include:

  • Tropical radiator, including water pipes, clips and hoses, fan, fan guards and bolts
  • Twin heavy-duty air cleaners – paper element with pre-cleaner
  • Changeover lubrication oil filter
  • Changeover fuel oil filter
  • Immersion heater with thermostat
  • Air starters
  • Instrument panel

Fast facts

  • Diesel ElectropaK/Electro Unit
  • High power output from small package
  • Excellent load acceptance
  • Class-leading warranty
  • Prime or standby generation usage

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