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G3516CStandard Equipment

Air Inlet
  • Two-element single-stage air cleaner with enclosure and service indicator

Control Panels
  • EMCP II+

Cooling
  • Engine driven water pumps for jacket water and after cooler
  • Jacket water and SCAC thermostats
  • ANSI/DN customer flange connections for JW inlet and outlet
  • Cat flanges on SCAC circuit
  • Engine driven water pumps for jacket water and after cooler
  • Jacket water and SCAC thermostats
  • ANSI/DN customer flange connections for JW inlet and outlet
  • Cat flanges on SCAC circuit

Exhaust
  • Dry exhaust manifolds, insulated and shielded
  • Center section cooled turbocharger with Cat flanged outlet
  • Individual exhaust port and turbocharger outlet wired to Integrated Temperature Sensing Module (ITSM) with GECM providing alarms and shutdowns

Fuel system
  • Electronic fuel metering valve
  • Throttle plate, 24V DC actuator, controlled by GECM
  • Fuel system is sized for 31.5 to 47.2 MJ/NM3 dry pipeline natural gas with pressure of 4.5 to 34.5KPa to the engine fuel control valve

Generator
  • SR4B
  • Caterpillar's Digital Voltage Regulator (CDVR) with 3-phase sensing and KVAR/PF control
  • Reactive droop
  • Bus bar connections
  • Winding temperature detectors
  • Anti-condensation space heater

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

G3516COptional Equipment

Air Inlet
  • Heavy Duty air cleaner with precleaner
  • Mounting stand

Control Panels
  • Local alarm module
  • Remote annuciator
  • Remote Communications Module (PL1000T, PL1000E)

Cooling
  • Coolant level drain line with valves, fan with guard
  • Inlet/Outlet connections

Exhaust
  • Flange
  • Exhaust expander

Fuel System
  • Fuel filter
  • Gas pressure regulator

Generator
  • Medium and high voltage generators and attachment
  • Low voltage extension box
  • Cable access box

General
  • Crankcase explosion relief valve
  • Engine barring group

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 1605 ekW 1605 ekW Less
Fuel Type Natural Gas Natural Gas Less
Maximum Electrical Efficiency 40.1% 40.1% Less
Maximum Standby Rating 1500kW 1500kW Less
Frequency 50/60Hz 50/60Hz Less
RPM 1500/1800rpm 1500/1800rpm Less

Engine Specifications

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

Generator Set Dimensions

Length 217.0 in 5518.0 mm Less
Width 72.0 in 1830.0 mm Less
Height 92.0 in 2340.0 mm Less
Dry Weight - Genset 30315.0 lb 13748.0 null Less

Proven system

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 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