Key Specifications

Cummins K38 engine is designed to reduce engine operating and maintenance costs while maximizing productivity


  • PT Fuel System – uses the time-tested and proven PT fuel system for high performance and ease of maintenance. PT injectors are built to handle high pressures for optimum combustion.Cummins Mining Engine K38Cummins Mining Engine K38
  • Fillet-Hardened Crankshaft – smaller bolt circle and rolled threads for strength and durability
  • Cummins Prelub System – Distributes and pressurizes oil in the engine before cranking can occur, and is proven to greatly extend life-to-rebuild.
  • Galley-cooled pistons – reduced piston crown temperatures by as much as 100°F (38°C) for enhanced durability, reduced piston ring wear and 30% longer cylinder life.
  • Turbochargers – Custom-built for K Series engines and are available in single-stage or two-stage configurations to meet any application’s requirement.


Feature Specifications
Engine Family K38
Engine Configuration Vee, 12 cylinder
Displacement 38 L
HP Range (diesel) 750-1400 HP
HP Range (gas) 507-850 HP
Aspiration TA, TTA
Fuel System Cummins Pressure Time (PT)®
Dimensions (mm) 2281 x 1362 x 1751
Weight (Kg) 4300
Emissions US EPA Tier I Compliant
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