The steady evolution of the powerful 4000 Series has taken place over a number of years, thanks to significant investment from Perkins. Its development means the engine is no longer seen as simply a standby source – it’s seriously considered for prime applications by Original Equipment Manufacturers (OEMs) and end users. The series is tough and durable, provides consistent performance in the harshest conditions, and is proving to be a constant, reliable, low emissions electric power source for prime applications all over the world.
At Perkins, we are selling hundreds of 4000 Series engines every year into the prime power market. We’ve built more than 50,000 4000 Series engines for some of the world’s biggest businesses, and up to 30 percent of those are for prime use in the electric power sector.
Constant power is critical to people’s lives and livelihoods. And whether it’s for powering hospitals, telecoms, data centres or manufacturing plants, the 4000 Series provides dependable power 24/7, 365 days a year.
The high performance range includes diesel and gas engines, from 6 to 16 cylinders, with exceptional power-to-weight ratios and a compact design. The engines are easy to transport, install and maintain.
“For more than 20 years, Perkins has made major investments in the design and manufacture of the 4000 Series. The heritage of the 4000 Series diesel and gas engines goes back to the early 1990s.
The range is seen as representing excellent value for money, and Perkins is so confident about reliability that it has extended warranties to:
Simon added: “The 4000 Series is all about quality and reliability. Not just for standby, but for prime.
“Where quality and reliability are paramount, you can depend on the Perkins 4000 Series to keep the power on… permanently.”
The 4000 Series: