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All About the Cummins QSK60-G3 HPI Engine

What is the Cummins QSK60-G3 diesel engine?

The Cummins QSK60 series makes use of refined electronics and premium engineering to provide the best possible performance levels. The QSK60-G3 HPI is a massive 16 cylinder, turbocharged and after cooled engine which is currently manufactured in the UK. 

The engine comes in the 50 Hz configuration and uses a Cummins high pressure injection fuel system which is managed by a G-Drive Governor Control System (GCS) controller.

What is the power output of the Cummins QSK60-G3 diesel engine?

This engine has a total displacement of 60.2L, requires 280L of oil and 490L of coolant. The engine produces 2165 horsepower (1615 kWm) at 1500 RPM and utilizes energy from the exhaust to improve efficiency and fuel consumption.

What power rating does the Cummins QSK60-G3 diesel engine run at?

The QSK60-G3 HPI provides optimum performance levels and reliability in a diesel generator at Prime (PRP)Standby (ESP) and Continuous (COP) power applications making it a versatile engine.

What is the fuel consumption of the Cummins QSK60-G3 engine?

The Cummins QSK60-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 114 litres/hr
  • At 50% it uses 196 litres/hr
  • At 75% it uses 276 litres/hr
  • At 100% it uses 371 litres/hr

What are the dimensions of the Cummins QSK60-G3 diesel engine?

The dimensions of this Cummins Diesel Engine are 4979mm long, 2494mm wide, 3201mm high and has a dry weight of 9685 kg. The dimensions of the bore and stroke are 159mm and 190mm respectively.

Pairing this massive engine with an alternator would make a generator fit for many uses in a multitude of industries. If a larger power output is required, the generator could be placed in parallel with more generators to further increase the power output.

What customer support is offered with the Cummins QSK60-G3 diesel engine?

Cummins engines come with a high level of technical support and after sales service with their products. The support is delivered through their world class international network of professionals to make sure your engine is always performing at its best.