qsx15-g9 generator

QSX15-G9 for Rental

Frequency (Hz) 60
Certification EPA Tier 2
Rated for kW kVa
Standby 500 625
Prime 455 569



This Cummins Power Generation rental package is a fully integrated mobile power generation system, providing optimum performance, reliability, and versatility for standby and prime power applications.

The package utilizes custom designed switchgear to meet robust customer requirements. This switchgear provides reconnectable voltage via a link board design, automatic start/stop control and easy connection to existing installations

Engine model: QSX15-G9 NR

Engine data sheet: DS-10349

Tier rating: TPEM (Tier 2)

Design: Turbocharged with air-to-air charge air cooling, diesel fueled

Bore: 136.9 mm (5.39 in.)

Stroke: 168.9 mm (6.65 in.)

Displacement: 14.9 liters (912 in3)

Cylinder block: Cast iron, In-Line 6 cylinder with replaceable wet liners.

Battery capacity: 2 x 12V 1235 CCA (Wired in series for 24V)

Battery charging alternator: 35 amps

Starting voltage: 24 volt, negative ground

Fuel system: Direct injection: number 2-D per ASTM D975 diesel fuel

Fuel filter: Spin on fuel filter with water separator

Air cleaner type: 2-stage dry replaceable element with dust ejectors (qty: 2)

Lube oil filter type(s): Single spin-on combination element with full flow and bypass filtration

Oil capacity: 83.3 L (88 qt)

Standard cooling system: 122 °F (50 °C) ambient radiator

Generator Model Hz Prime kVA / kW Standby kVA / kW Certification Spec Sheet
C500D6RG 60 569 / 455 625 / 500 EPA Tier 2 S-1279

Cummins diesel engines

  • Rugged 4-cycle industrial diesel delivers reliable power and fast response to load changes.
  • Lightweight, compact, and excellent fuel economy.
  • Equipped with heavy duty air cleaners, bypass-type oil filters, and dual-element fuel/water separation filtration system with 4-way valve.
  • Includes jacket water heaters for more reliable operation in emergency standby applications.

Control system

  • The most advanced, reliable, and capable generator set control system available with parallel and Masterless Load Demand (MLD) capabilities
  • Integrated generator set governing, voltage regulation, protection, in one easy-to-operate customer interface.
  • Integrated ground fault indication.

Stamford alternators

  • Designed and built by Cummins Generator Technologies.
  • Voltage reconnectable - 480/277 VAC high Wye to 208/120 VAC low Wye standard, 600 VAC optional.
  • Alternators designed for improved motor starting.
  • Permanent magnet excitation for improved performance in cyclic and non-linear load applications.

Rental package enclosure

  • Designed for serviceability access.
  • Optimized fuel capacity.
  • Fluid containment design for greater environmental protection.
  • Sound attenuated to minimize impact on local environment.
  • Vertical cooling air and engine exhaust path to minimize sound level adjacent to the container.
  • Equipped with 24 VDC lighting.
  • Utility grade breaker.
  • Shore power 100 amp service breaker panel – single phase 120/240 VAC: (2) 30 amp breakers (one for each coolant heater) – 240 VAC: (26.75 amp = 6420 watts for the heater). (1) 15 amp breaker – 120 VAC (GFIs), (1) 15 amp breaker – 120 VAC (battery charger).


Cold weather package (includes):

  • Additional diesel fired block heater
  • Battery heating pad
  • Floor insulation
  • Actuated louver control
  • Transport Canada UN31A certified fuel tank

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