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All About the Cummins QSK50-G4 Engine

What is the Cummins QSK50-G4 diesel engine?

The Cummins QSK50 series makes use of refined electronics and premium engineering to provide the best possible performance levels. Due to the engine also including new injectors, turbos, valve covers and more the engine is also one of the cleanest in its class.

The 16 cylinder engine comes in either the 50 Hz or 60 Hz configuration and uses a modular common rail fuel injection system which is integrated to an electronic control system to provide the best possible performance.

What is the power output of the Cummins QSK50-G4 diesel engine?

The total displacement of the engine is 50.3L, it requires 235L of oil and 294L of coolant. The engine therefore produces 1780 horsepower (1328 kWm) at 1500 RPM or 1971 horsepower (1470 kWm) at 1800 RPM.

What power rating does the Cummins QSK50-G4 diesel engine run at?

The QSK50-G4 is available for use in diesel generators at Prime (PRP)Standby (ESP) and Continuous (COP) ratings making an engine which can be used for many different jobs.

What is the fuel consumption of the Cummins QSK50-G4 engine?

The Cummins QSK50-G4 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 100 litres/hr
  • At 50% it uses 183 litres/hr
  • At 75% it uses 258 litres/hr
  • At 100% it uses 338 litres/hr

What are the dimensions of the Cummins QSK50-G4 diesel engine?

The dimensions of this Cummins Diesel Engine are 4674mm long, 2468mm wide, 3100mm high and has a dry weight of 7429 kg. The dimensions of the bore and stroke are both 159mm. 

Pairing this engine with an alternator would make a generator fit for many uses in many industries. If a larger power output is required, the generator could be placed in sync with another generator to further increase the power output.

What customer support is offered with the Cummins QSK50-G4 diesel engine?

Cummins engines come with a superior level of technical support and after sales service with their products. The support is delivered through their expert international network of professionals to make sure your engine is always performing at its best. The Cummins warranty team make sure your engine is always running at its best and always act as quickly as possible.

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