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All About the Cummins QSL9-G5 Engine

What is the Cummins QSL9-G5 diesel engine?

The Cummins QSL range have been designed and built to deliver heavy-duty performance in any industry. The QSL series also provides a better fuel economy, improved cold starting capability and is about half as loud as its predecessors. The QSL9-G5 is a turbocharged and air-cooled engine which is currently manufactured in India.

The 6 cylinder engine comes in either the 50 Hz or 60 Hz configuration making it a versatile engine. The engine also has a common rail fuel injection system which optimizes engine performance along with four valves per cylinder for improved power.

What is the power output of the Cummins QSL9-G5 diesel engine?

The total displacement of this engine is 8.8L, it requires 26.5L of oil and 36L of coolant. The engine therefore produces 415 horsepower (310 kWm) at 1500 RPM or 476 horsepower (355 kWm) at 1800 RPM.

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What power rating does the Cummins QSL9-G5 diesel engine run at?

The engine is available for use in diesel generators at Prime (PRP)Standby (ESP) and Continuous (COP)  power ratings.

What is the fuel consumption of the Cummins QSL9-G5 engine?

The Cummins QSL9-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 QSL9-G5 diesel engine?

The dimensions of this Cummins Diesel Engine are 2157mm long, 1126mm wide, 1562mm high and has a dry weight of 940 kg. The dimensions of the bore and stroke are 114mm and 145mm respectively. 

This medium sized engine could be used in the power generation industry by coupling it with an alternator. The generator could also be synced with multiple other generators to further increase the power output.

What customer support is offered with the Cummins QSL9-G5 diesel engine?

Cummins products come with one of the best warranty's in the industry and their after sales service team will always be on hand to help. They can help with a wide variety of issues such as technical information on your engine or locating genuine spare parts.

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