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All About the Cummins KTA50-G3 Engine

What is the Cummins KTA50-G3 diesel engine?

The Cummins KTA50 series are a range of diesel engines that have been developed so that they are future proofed for years to come. The KTA50-G3 is a 16 cylinder, turbocharged and after cooled engine which is built in India.

The engine performs well in the most extreme weather conditions and can also be set up to run at either 50 Hz or 60 Hz.

What is the power output of the Cummins KTA50-G3 diesel engine?

The total displacement of the engine is 50L, it requires 177L of oil and 152L of coolant. The engine  produces 1470 horsepower (1097 kWm) at 1500 RPM and 1635 horsepower (1220 kWm) at 1800 RPM.

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What power rating does the Cummins KTA50-G3 diesel engine run at?

The KTA50-G3 is available for use in diesel generators at Prime (PRP)Standby (ESP) and Continuous (COP) ratings making it an ideal engine for a variety of applications.

What is the fuel consumption of the Cummins KTA50-G3 engine?

The Cummins KTA50-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 76 litres/hr
  • At 50% it uses 139 litres/hr
  • At 75% it uses 199 litres/hr
  • At 100% it uses 261 litres/hr

What are the dimensions of the Cummins KTA50-G3 diesel engine?

This Cummins Diesel Engine has dimensions of 3275mm length, 2000mm width, 2200mm height and has a dry weight of 5900 kg. The bore and stroke are both 158.8mm. 

This robust engine is ideal for the generator set market due to its versatility. Pairing it with an alternator will make a generator which can be used to produce power. The generator could also be placed in parallel with another generator to increased the power produced.

What customer support is offered with the Cummins KTA50-G3 diesel engine?

The technical support and after sales service that Cummins provide with all of their products is second to none. Their warranty is one of the best in the industry and Cummins will always try and help in whatever way they can. Whether that be identifying parts or trying to find out technical dsata.

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