Posts tagged as Cummins

Global technical centre for high-power engines

  Cummins has begun construction of a global technical centre for its high-power engine business co-located within the Seymour Engine Plant in close proximity to 22 test cells dedicated to engine research and development work for mining, rail, oil and gas, marine, power generation and industrial applications. The technical centre and the ongoing expansion of […]

Drives for international trucks since 1970s

Global truck manufacturer Navistar International powers a number of its latest model ranges with engines manufactured by Cummins. It has been fitting these engines to its range of vehicles since the early 1970s. The international product line includes the 9800 series 6×4, Workstar 6×4 and Transtar 6×4 truck tractors. All the vehicles feature Cummins engines, […]

Electric shovel at diamond mine

Cummins is powering a large scale electric rope shovel at Debswana’s Jwaneng open pit diamond mine in Botswana. The Bucyrus 495 rope shovel is powered by a 2 MVA Cummins motivator (a containerised diesel generator that is genset mounted onto a custom built trailer, which is pulled by a truck. The diesel generator is powered […]

Impact of leading power factor loads on synchronous alternators

by Gary Olson, Cummins Power Generation Many electrical loads incorporate elements that can impose a leading power factor on the power source. While these loads are typically not a problem for utility power sources, leading power factor can cause generator set failures or the failure of certain loads to operate properly on a generator set. […]

Ensuring stable energy supply in Africa

The international Cummins Power Generation of Cummins SA is said to be recognised as a leader in the design and manufacture of pre-integrated generator sets, ranging from 8 kVA to 3300 kVA. Its PowerCommand technology ensures the equipment in a power system works in synergy from the start. According to the company it involves a […]