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Overview

From natural gas-fueled combined heat and power (CHP) systems and emergency power for facilities, to renewable biogas energy to support the local grid, or electricity generated from coal mine gases, Caterpillar has a wide range of reliable gas power solutions.

Gas Generator Sets Specification

Units:
Maximum Continuous Rating 1312 ekW 1312 ekW Less
Fuel Type Natural Gas Natural Gas Less
Maximum Electrical Efficiency 35.5% 35.5% Less
Maximum Standby Rating 1500kW 1500kW Less
Frequency 50/60Hz 50/60Hz Less
rpm 1500/1800rpm 1500/1800rpm Less

Engine Specification

Engine Model G3516C G3516C Less
Bore 6.7 in 170.0 mm Less
Stroke 7.5 in 190.0 mm Less
Displacement 4210.0 in3 69.0 L Less
Aspiration TA TA Less

Generator Set Dimension

Length 165.0 in 4203.0 mm Less
Width 85.0 in 2155.0 mm Less
Height 95.0 in 2419.0 mm Less
Dry weight genset 27823.0 lb 12618.0 kg Less

Emissions

Meets most worldwide emissions requirements down to 0.5 g/bhp-hr Nox level without aftertreatment

Full Range of Attachments

Wide range of bolt-on system expansion attachments, factory designed and tested Flexible packaging options for easy and cost effective installation

Proven system

World Wide Product Support

Cat dealers provide extensive post-sale support including maintenance and repair agreements. Cat dealers have over 1,800 dealer branch stores operating in 200 countries. The Caterpillar S•O•S℠ program cost effectively detects internal engine component condition, even the presence of unwanted fluids and combustion by-products

CAT® G3516C & G3516H Gas Engine

Robust high speed diesel block design provides prolonged life and lower owning operationg costs. Designed for maximum performance on low pressure gaseous fuel supply. Simple open chamber combustion system for reliability and fuel flexibility. Leading edge technology in ignition system and air/fuel ratio control for lower emission and engine efficiency. One electronic control module handles all engine functions: ignition, governing, air/fuel ratio control and engine protection

Cat SR4B Generator

Designed to match performance and output characteristics of Caterpillar gas engines. Industry leading mechanical and electrical design. High efficiency

Cat EMCP II+ Control System

Simple user friendly interface and navigation. Digital monitoring, metering and protection setting. Fully-featured power metering and protective relaying. UL508A listed. Remote control and monitor capability options

G3516B Standard Equipment

Air Inlet
  • Modular air cleaner, single element service indicator

Control Panels
  • EMCP II+

Cooling
  • Engine driven water pumps for jacket water and aftercooler
  • Jacket water and SCAC thermostats
  • Cat flanges on SCAC circuit

Exhaust
  • Dry exhaust manifolds, insulated and shielded
  • Exhaust flange outlet

Fuel system
  • Electronic fuel metering valve
  • Electric air-fuel ratio control
  • Gas shutoff valve
  • 24V energized-to-run

Generator
  • Permanent magnet excitation
  • Form would stator
  • Stator RTDs
  • Bus bar termination
  • DVR with adjustable 1:1 or 2:1 volts/Hz
  • Extension box
  • segregated low voltage wiring panel
  • Single bearing

Starting/Charging
  • 24V starting motors
  • Battery with cables and rack(shipped loose)
  • Battery disconnect switch
  • 60A, 24V charging alternator (standard on 60Hz 1800 rpm only)

General
  • Paint - Caterpillar Yellow except rails and radiators gloss black
  • Crankshaft vibration damper and guard
  • Operation and maintenance manuals
  • Parts book

G3516B Optional Equipment

Air Inlet

Control Panels
  • Local alarm module
  • Remote annuciator
  • Customer Interface Module
  • Synchronizing module

Cooling

Exhaust
  • Muffler and spark-arresting muffler without companion flanges
  • 15dBA muffler
  • 18dBA muffler

Fuel System
  • Fuel filter
  • Gas train with 24V double gas shutoff valve
  • Isolation valve
  • Gas pressure regulator
  • Gas leak detection

Generator
  • Low voltage extension box
  • Bearing temperature detectors
  • Oversize and premium generators
  • Digital voltage regulator with KVAR/PF control
  • Circuit breaker

Start/Charging
  • Charging alternator
  • Battery charger
  • Oversized battery
  • Jacket water heater
  • Air starter system

General
  • EEC declaration of incorporation