The Cummins QSX15 series consists of a heavy duty diesel with 24 valve dual overhead camshaft technology. The QSX15-G8 is a 6 cylinder, turbocharged and air cooled engine which is currently manufactured in the USA.
The engine comes in either the 50 Hz or 60 Hz configuration and can be matched to meet a specific duty cycle and operating conditions of any genset.
The total displacement of this engine is 15L and also requires 91L of oil and 42L of coolant. The engine therefore produces 595 horsepower (444 kWm) at 1500 RPM and 555 horsepower (414 kWm) at 1800 RPM.
The dimensions of this Cummins Diesel Engine are 2269mm long, 1332mm wide, 1669mm high and has a dry weight of 1658 kg. The dimensions of the bore and stroke are 137mm and 169mm respectively.
Paired with an alternator in a generator this engine could be used for a variety of different power applications and if placed in parallel with other units it would increase the power generation even more to suit larger jobs. Cummins offer a high level of technical support and after sales service with all their products which is delivered through an excellent global network to make sure your engine is always performing at its best.