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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 Cat® S•O•SSM 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 radiatorsgloss 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

    Cat® Dealer Service

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    Biogas Project Financing

    Cat Financial stands behind a wide range of projects utilizing renewable biogas to fuel generator sets.

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