QSK38 Land-Based Power Module for Drilling


QSK38 Land-Based Power Module for DrillingCummins® Land Based Drilling Power Modules are designed and tested based on oil field customer requirements to provide optimum performance, reliability, and versatility for oil and gas land drilling applications.


General Specifications
V-12, 4-Cycle Diesel

Bore 6.25 in (159 mm)
Stroke 6.25 in (159 mm)
Displacement 37.8 L (2307 cubic in)
Aspiration Turbocharged and aftercooled
Governor Electronic
Cooling System Vertical or horizontal discharge options 
Lube Oil Capacity   57 gal (216 liters) 
Base Design   Three-point mounting 
Alternator Rotor Design   Two bearing 
Alternator Insulation   Class H 
Voltage   600 V 
Power factor  


Product Finder Specifications

Certification Level Tier 2 / Stage II
Power 1034 hp / 771 kW


These modules are to be used in continuous operation at varying load land drilling applications where maximum power is needed for short periods of time during initial starting or sudden overload. Refer to engine data sheet for additional information.

Model Advertised Power BHP (kW) Hz Rating Emissions Certification Level
QSK38 1650 (1231) @ 1800 rpm 60 Tier 2
QSK38 1326 (989) @ 1500 rpm 50 Tier 2
KTA38 1350 (1007) @ 1800 rpm 60 Non-Certified
KTA38 1180 (880) @ 1500 rpm 50 Non-Certified

Brochures Available

Title Bulletin Number Request View  
Cummins Power For Oil And Gas Drilling Brochure 4087346 Request View  Download
Modular Common Rail Fuel System (MCRS) Overview Flyer 4087371 Request View  Download
QSK38 Oil And Gas Drilling And Pumping Applications Flyer 4087391 View  Download
Worldwide COE Package Drilling Power Module Warranty 5300006 View  Download