4016-TAG1A Diesel Engine <br> 1844 kVA @ 1500 RPM

4016-TAG1A Diesel Engine
1844 kVA @ 1500 RPM



The Perkins 4000 Series family of 8, 12 and 16 cylinder diesel engines was designed in advance of today’s uncompromising demands within the power generation industry and includes superior performance and reliability.

The 4016TAG1A is a turbocharged, air to air charge cooled, 16 cylinder vee form diesel engine.

Its premium design and specification features provide economic and durable operation as well as exceptional power to weight ratio, improved serviceability, low gaseous emissions, overall performance and reliability essential to the power generation market. The 4016TAG1A is specially tuned for improved load acceptance response in standby duty.


Number of cylinders : 16 60º Vee form
Bore and stroke 160 x 190 mm 6.3 x 7.5 in
Displacement 61.123 litres 3722 in3
Aspiration Turbocharged and air to air charge cooled
Cycle 4 stroke
Combustion system Direct injection
Compression ratio 13.6:1
Rotation Anti-clockwise, viewed from flywheel end
Total lubricating capacity 237.2 litres 63 US gal
Cooling system Water-cooled
Total coolant capacity 95 litres 25 US gal 316 litres 85 US gal


Economic power

  • Individual 4 valve cylinder heads give optimised gas flows, while unit fuel injectors ensure ultra fine fuel atomisation and hence controlled rapid combustion for efficiency and economy
  • Commonality of components with other engines in 4000 Series family allows reduced parts stocking levels

Reliable power

  • Developed and tested using latest engineering techniques
  • Piston temperatures are controlled by an advanced gallery jet cooling system
  • All engines are tolerant of a wide range of temperatures without derate
  • Perkins global product support is designed to enhance the customer experience of owning a Perkins powered machine. We deliver this through the quality of our distribution network, extensive global coverage and a range of Perkins supported OEM partnership options. So whether you are an end-user or an equipment manufacturer our engine expertise is essential to your success

Clean, efficient power

  • Exceptional power to weight ratio and compact size for easier transportation and installation
  • Designed to provide excellent service access for ease of maintenance
  • Engines designed to comply with major international standards
  • Low gaseous emissions for cleaner operation

Product support

  • Perkins actively pursues product support excellence by ensuring our distribution network invest in their territory – strengthening relationships and providing more value to you, our customer
  • Through an experienced global network of distributors and dealers, fully trained engine experts deliver total service support around the clock, 365 days a year. They have a comprehensive suite of web based tools at their fingertips covering technical information, parts identification and ordering systems, all dedicated to maximising the productivity of your engine
  • l Throughout the entire life of a Perkins engine, we provide access to genuine OE specification parts and service. We give 100% reassurance that you receive the very best in terms of quality for lowest possible cost .. wherever your Perkins powered machine is operating in the world



Air inlet

  • Mounted air filters and turbochargers

Fuel system

  • Unit fuel injectors with lift pump and hand stop control
  • Electronic governor to ISO 3046 Part 4 class A1
  • Full-flow spin-on fuel oil filters

Lubrication system

  • Wet sump with filler and dipstick
  • Full-flow spin-on oil filters
  • Engine jacket water/lub oil temperature stabiliser

Cooling system

  • Twin gear driven circulating pumps
  • Two twin thermostats
  • Crankshaft pulley for fan drive

Electrical equipment

  • 24 volt starter motor and 24 volt/40 amp alternator with integral regulator and DC output
  • 24 volt combined high coolant temperature/low oil pressure switch
  • Overspeed switch and magnetic pickup
  • Turbine inlet temperature shutdown switch
  • 24 volt stop solenoid (energised to run)

Flywheel and housing

  • Flywheel to SAE J620 size 18
  • SAE 00 flywheel housing




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