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All About the Cummins QSK38-G5 Engine

What is the Cummins QSK38-G5 diesel engine?

The Cummins QSK38 series are manufactured using sophisticated electronics and world class engineering to provide an engine with premium performance levels. The QSK38-G5 is a 12 cylinder, turbocharged and after cooled engine which is currently made in India. The turbocharger makes use of Cummins Turbo Technologies (CTT) for improved emissions and fuel consumption.

The engine comes in either the 50 Hz or 60 Hz configuration and has a modular common rail fuel injection system.

What is the power output of the Cummins QSK38-G5 diesel engine?

This engine has a total displacement of 37.7L and requires 170L of oil. The engine produces 1484 horsepower (1107 kWm) at 1500 RPM and 1425 horsepower (1063 kWm) at 1800 RPM.

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What power rating does the Cummins QSK38-G5 diesel engine run at?

The QSK38-G5 can be used in a diesel generator at Prime (PRP)Standby (ESP) or Continuous (COP) power ratings.

What is the fuel consumption of the Cummins QSK38-G5 engine?

The Cummins QSK38-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 81 litres/hr
  • At 50% it uses 154 litres/hr
  • At 75% it uses 206 litres/hr
  • At 100% it uses 274 litres/hr

What are the dimensions of the Cummins QSK38-G5 diesel engine?

This Cummins Diesel Engine has dimensions of 2081mm length, 1492mm width, 1860mm height and has a (dry) weight of 4100 kg. The bore and stroke are both 159mm. 

This powerful 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 parallel with other generators to increase the power output.

What customer support is offered with the Cummins QSK38-G5 diesel engine?

Cummins offer a high level of technical support and after sales service with all their products. This support is delivered through their professional global network to make sure your engine is always performing at its best levels.

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