Cat® Dynamic Gas Blending™

Dynamic Gas Blending™ (DGB™) technology gives you a methane and diesel genset with the flexibility to handle variations in fuel quality and engine operating conditions – use gas when it’s available and diesel when it’s not. 


A dual-fuel solution

Your DGB generator set automatically adjusts to fuel quality changes, eliminating the need for field calibration. DGB ensures maximum substitution over the widest load range in the industry, so you enjoy the same service intervals and component longevity while maintaining diesel generator set power and transient response performance. Our Custom Power Solutions team will design a fuel-blending system to meet your specific needs. 


Benefits of Cat DGB Generator Sets and Power Solutions

  • Lower operating costs, using gas in place of fuel oil where available
  • Reduced commissioning times facilitated by single-point interface for engine, generator, and DGB functions
  • Maintain existing service intervals and component life, eliminating extra servicing costs 
  • Meets and in some instances exceeds emissions certification requirements for diesel product.
  • Ability to accept a range of gas quality; system automatically adjusts to fuel quality changes, eliminating the need for field calibration.

Safety features built into integrated controls

  • E-stop push-button on instrument panel
  • Optional air shut-off and explosion relief valves
  • Configurable alarm and shutdown features
  • Extra alarm switches available for customer-supplied inputs
  • Flame arrestors

EMCP 4.4 control panel 

  • Remote monitoring capabilities and single-point interface for the engine, generator, and DGB functions.
  • Generator-to-generator paralleling capability.
  • Load monitoring and load sharing. 

Features and Specifications 

  • CE certification
  • Control Systems – optional engine and alternator protection alarms/shutdowns and remote monitoring packages.
  • Switchgear
  • Alternator – Medium voltage output, IP4X, IP5X
  • Residential and critical grade exhaust silencer systems
  • Starting System – upgraded batteries and chargers. Air starter motor with controls
  • Factory acceptance and witness testing
  • Site commissioning services

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DGB Genset DGB Genset

Cat 3516B Genset with DGB, 50 Hz, optimised for Low Fuel consumption or low emissions

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2000 kVA (1600 ekW) Prime
1750 kVA (1400 ekW) Continuous

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Cat 3516B Genset with DGB, 50 Hz, optimised for Low Fuel consumption

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2275 kVA (1820 ekW) Prime
2000 kVA (1600 ekW) Continuous

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Cat 3516B Genset with DGB, 60 Hz, optimised for Low Fuel consumption

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1825 ekW (2281 kVA) Prime
1640 ekW (2050 kVA) Continuous

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