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Engines and engine technology


Common rail and its benefits

Common rail and its benefits

Common rail is a fuel injection system found in modern diesel engines. Common rail systems provide a level of flexibility.


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Variable and fixed speed engines

Variable and fixed speed engines

Perkins pours decades of expertise into developing world class variable speed and fixed speed engines. This know-how and heritage means that whatever the application you can rely on Perkins.

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Parts and Service


Reading the blue smoke signals

Reading the blue smoke signals

Blue smoke coming from your engine is a warning sign you can’t ignore. It’s never a good sign and could indicate a problem with your engine, so the sooner you address it, the lower the risk of causing lasting damage.

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Self service OEMs explained

Self service OEMs explained

Plant manufacturers who build their own, branded machines can buy Perkins engines direct from us to use in their equipment.



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Electric power service kits

EP Service Kits

A range of ‘service kits’ has been launched by Perkins for its electric power (EP) engines. Providing end users with all the parts they need to carry out 500 hour and 1,000 hour services for most standard EP engines.

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Other


Engine nomenclature explained

Engine nomenclature explained

Perkins engines are produced with a large number of options. Most of the information you need is included in the engine’s name – as long as you know how to read it.

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Secrets of the Perkins paint shop

Secrets of the Perkins paint shop

The paint products and processes used by Perkins ensure that the appearance of your engine matches its engineering excellence.

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Case studies

View our range of real world challenges, where customers have partnered with Perkins to help define, provide and deliver the right solution.

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Useful information

We're dedicated to providing not only power solutions for your needs, but also passing on our knowledge and the expertise we've gathered over the last 84 years.

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Webinars

We also announce from time-to-time we have public available webinars and they are recorded and saved here. We're also announce up and coming sessions here too.

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Meet the experts

We pride ourselves on the innovative products we produce and recognise that without our experts it would not be possible. See what they saying today.


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eBooks

We know time is a rare commodity these days and to help we've packaged topical information into these beautifully designed and informative ebooks, the best thing is they are free.

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User guides

Dive deep into the details. For thorough and visual information about owning and operating Perkins engines, see our user guides, installation manuals, and drawings.


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If you're ready to learn more or want to receive trusted advice from a Perkins expert, speak to our team today.

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