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All About the Cummins QSK23-G3 Engine

What is the Cummins QSK23-G3 diesel engine?

The Cummins QSK23 series provides excellent performance levels, reliability and is an all round great engine range. The engine has been designed to meet not only present but also future worldwide emissions regulations whilst also providing an excelling power to weight ratio and efficiency.

The 6 engine comes in either the 50 Hz or 60 Hz configuration and uses the Cummins high pressure fuel injection system. The engine is turbocharged and currently manufactured in India.

What is the power output of the Cummins QSK23-G3 diesel engine?

The total displacement of this engine is 23.1L, it requires 103L of oil and 110L of coolant. This leads to the engine producing 940 horsepower (701 kWm) at 1500 RPM and 1085 horsepower (809 kWm) at 1800 RPM.

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What power rating does the Cummins QSK23-G3 diesel engine run at?

The engine is available for use in diesel generators at Prime (PRP)Standby (ESP) and Continuous (COP) power ratings making it a versatile engine which can have a variety of uses.

What is the fuel consumption of the Cummins QSK23-G3 engine?

The Cummins QSK23-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 46 litres/hr
  • At 50% it uses 85 litres/hr
  • At 75% it uses 121 litres/hr
  • At 100% it uses 161 litres/hr

What are the dimensions of the Cummins QSK23-G3 diesel engine?

This Cummins Diesel Engine has dimensions of 2976mm length, 1656mm width, 1964mm height and has a dry weight of 3245 kg. The bore and stroke both have dimensions of 170mm.

This engine can be coupled with an alternator to make a generator. The generator could then be used in a wide range of industries for power generation, and if a larger power is required the generator can be placed in parallel with another generator to increase the output.

What customer support is offered with the Cummins QSK23-G3 diesel engine?

Cummins offer a high level of technical support and after sales service with all their products. This support is delivered via their professional global network to make sure your engine is always performing at its optimum levels. Cummins are able to help with queries revolving around genuine Cummins parts, maintenance, service locator and much more.