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All About the Cummins QST30-G3 Engine

What is the Cummins QST30-G3 diesel engine?

The Cummins QST30 range has been engineered to deliver an optimum power to weight ratio. The engine has been engineered to be compact but deliver more torque and power than anything else its size.

The QST30-G3 is a 12 cylinder, turbocharged and after cooled engine which is currently made in the USA.

The engine comes in both the 50 Hz and 60 Hz configuration and provides outstanding performance levels.

What is the power output of the Cummins QST30-G3 diesel engine?

The total displacement of this engine is 30.5L, requires 40.7L of oil and 114L of coolant. The engine therefore produces 1080 horsepower (806 kWm) at 1500 RPM and 1220 horsepower (910 kWm) at 1800 RPM.

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What power rating does the Cummins QST30-G3 diesel engine run at?

The QST30-G3 is available for use in diesel generators at Prime (PRP)Standby (ESP) and Continuous (COP) ratings making it a versatile engine.

What is the fuel consumption of the Cummins QST30-G3 engine?

The Cummins QST30-G3 fuel consumption depends on its load. At 1500 rpm prime power it is has the following fuel consumption (percent of prime power):

  • At 25% it uses 26.6 litres/hr
  • At 50% it uses 45.7 litres/hr
  • At 75% it uses 67 litres/hr
  • At 100% it uses 85.7 litres/hr

What are the dimensions of the Cummins QST30-G3 diesel engine?

This Cummins Diesel Engine has dimensions of 2621mm length, 1448mm width, 2021mm height and has a dry weight of 3437 kg. The dimensions of the bore and stroke are 140.0mm and 165.1mm respectively. 

This engine can be paired with an alternator to make a generator. The generator could be used in a wide range of industries for power generation, and if a larger power is required the generators can be placed in sync to increase power output.

What customer support is offered with the Cummins QST30-G3 diesel engine?

Cummins products come with superior technical support and after sales service to make sure your engine is always running smoothly. The Cummins team provide one of the best warranty's in the industry and the team will always act quickly to help.