The Cummins KTA50 series has improved over the years through technical development and the aim to future proof the engines so that it keeps in pace with the forever changing generator set requirements. 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.
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.
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.
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.