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All About the Cummins VTA28-G5 Engine

What is the Cummins VTA28-G5 diesel engine?

The Cummins VTA28 series is known internationally for how it performs in the most extreme climatic conditions and for being one of the most robust diesel engines in its market. The VTA28-G5 has two large capacity after coolers for more efficient combustion, dual camshafts providing precise control and a more efficient cooling system.

The 12 cylinder engine comes in either the 50 Hz or 60 Hz configuration, it is turbocharged and has after coolers. The engine is currently manufactured in India.

What is the power output of the Cummins VTA28-G5 diesel engine?

The total displacement of this engine is 28L, it requires 83L of oil and 126L of coolant. The engine produces 750 horsepower (560 kWm) at 1500 RPM and 815 horsepower (608 kWm) at 1800 RPM.

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What power rating does the Cummins VTA28-G5 diesel engine run at?

The engine can be used in diesel generators at Prime (PRP)Standby (ESP) and Continuous (COP) power ratings.

What is the fuel consumption of the Cummins VTA28-G5 engine?

The Cummins VTA28-G5 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 43 litres/hr
  • At 50% it uses 73 litres/hr
  • At 75% it uses 104 litres/hr
  • At 100% it uses 140 litres/hr

What are the dimensions of the Cummins VTA28-G5 diesel engine?

This Cummins Diesel Engine has dimensions of 2371mm length, 1457mm width, 2092mm height and has a dry weight of 3215 kg. The dimensions of the bore and stroke are 140mm and 152mm respectively. 

This engine can be used in the power generation industry alongside an alternator to create a generator. The generator could then be used to produce power for many different applications in a variety of climates. The generator could also be synced with other generators to further increase the output.

What customer support is offered with the Cummins VTA28-G5 diesel engine?

Cummins have a superior level of technical support and after sales service with all their products. Their warranty is world class and always treats customers fairly and consistently whilst also acting quickly.

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