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All About the Cummins QSK50-G7 Engine

What is the Cummins QSK50-G7 diesel engine?

The Cummins QSK50 series makes use of refined electronics and premium engineering to provide the best possible performance levels. Each component of the engine has been designed and developed to make sure the engine always delivers premium performance and superior durability. The QSK50-G7 is manufactured in the UK and is turbocharged and after cooled.

The 16 cylinder engine comes in the 50 Hz configuration and uses a modular common rail fuel injection system. The fuel pump can deliver up to 1600 bar injection pressure without any mechanical linkage adjustments.

What is the power output of the Cummins QSK50-G7 diesel engine?

This engine has a total displacement of 50.3 litres, requires 235 litres of oil and 294 litres of coolant. The engine therefore produces 1905 horsepower (1421 kWm) at 1500 RPM.

What power rating does the Cummins QSK50-G7 diesel engine run at?

The QSK50-G7 is available for use in diesel generators at Prime (PRP)Standby (ESP) and Continuous (COP) ratings and runs at top performance levels and reliability at all three ratings.

What is the fuel consumption of the Cummins QSK50-G7 engine?

The Cummins QSK50-G7 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 QSK50-G7 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. 

This engine can be used in the power generation industry by pairing it with an alternator to make a generator. Due to the size of the engine, the generator could be used to produce high amounts of power in many different industries. If a greater power output is required the generator can be put in parallel with another generator to double the output.

What customer support is offered with the Cummins QSK50-G7 diesel engine?

Cummins have one of the best technical and after sales support teams with all their products. They deliver this through a strong global network who are always on hand to help solve any issues with one of their products such as locating genuine spare parts.

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