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Caterpillar electric power stands for reliable energy supply. Especially during the energy system transformation, Cat generator sets close the energy gap caused by renewable energy source such as wind and photo voltaic. Short ramp up time, low operating costs and rapid maintenance times ensures a high availability according to the need of our customers. Combined heat /cool and power solutions allow our customers to maximize the efficiency and earnings paired with low emissions. Wherever power is needed around the globe, Caterpillar is able to support you with the best products and services to maximize your profit.

Generator Set Configurations

Specific Energy Consumption Up To 7053.0 Btu/kWh 7441.0 kJ/kWh Less
Specific Pilot Fuel Consumption (Only Dual Fuel) Up To 70.0 Btu/kWh 74.0 kJ/kWh Less

Generator Set Specifications

Genset Rating Range 5290 - 7930 kWe 5290 - 7930 kWe Less
Fuel Type Gas / diesel oil / heavy fuel oil (HFO) / crude oil Gas / diesel oil / heavy fuel oil (HFO) / crude oil Less
Emission Level Up To World bank emission certification (Stage 2) World bank emission certification (Stage 2) Less
Voltage 3-13.8 kV 3-13.8 kV Less
Aspiration Turbocharged-aftercooled Turbocharged-aftercooled Less
Bore 18.11 in 460.0 mm Less
Configuration 6,7,8,9 cylinder 6,7,8,9 cylinder Less
Dry Weight - Genset (maximum) 529109.0 lb 240.0 ton (US) Less
Dry Weight - Genset (minimum) 392422.0 lb 178.0 ton (US) Less
Emergency Ramp Up 10% To 100% Load 25 s 25 s Less
Engine Efficiency Up To 47.40% 47.40% Less
Engine Rating Range 5400 - 8100 kW 5400 - 8100 kW Less
Engine Type 4-stroke-engine 4-stroke-engine Less
Frequency At Speed 50 Hz @ 500 / 60 Hz @ 514 50 Hz @ 500 / 60 Hz @ 514 Less
Height - Maximum 262.0 in 6649.0 mm Less
Height - Minimum 247.0 in 6278.0 mm Less
Length - Maximum 569.0 in 14459.0 mm Less
Length - Minimum 480.0 in 12202.0 mm Less
Mean Effective Pressure Up To 309.0 psi 21.3 bar Less
Normal Ramp Up To 100% Load 80 s 80 s Less
Ready To Accept Loads (Preheated/Vented) 40 s 40 s Less
Specific Fuel Oil Consumption (WB I) Up To 0.41 Ib/kWh 186.0 g/kWh Less
Specific Fuel Oil Consumption (WB II) Up To 0.41 Ib/kWh 186.0 g/kWh Less
Specific Lube Oil Consumption 0.001 Ib/kWh 0.6 g/kWh Less
Stroke 24.02 in 610.0 mm Less
Swept Volume 6186.0 in³ 101.4 l/cyl Less
Width - Maximum 134.0 in 3400.0 mm Less
Width - Minimum 134.0 in 3400.0 mm Less

CM46DF Inline Standard Equipment

Fuel System
  • Circulation module
  • Pre-pressure module
  • Separator module
  • Engine ventilation module (only dual fuel (DF) and gas)
  • Gas valve unit (GVU) (only dual fuel (DF) and gas)
  • Ignition fuel oil module (only dual fuel (DF))

Lubricating Oil System
  • Combined module: cooling water system and lube oil system
  • Lube oil separator module
  • Piping interface module

Cooling Water System
  • Combined module: see lube oil system
  • Cooling water system with radiators
  • Piping interface module

Starting System
  • Starting air compressor module
  • Starting air receiver module

Combustion Air System
  • Air filter - pocket
  • Air filter - oil bath
  • Air filter - pulse

Exhaust System
  • Exhaust gas silencer
  • Selective catalytic reduction (SCR) system
  • Oxidation catalytic (Oxicat) converter system
  • Exhaust gas ventilation module (only dual fuel (DF) and gas)

Control & Monitoring System
  • Local control panel (LCP)
  • Local data panel (LDP) / generator control panel (GCP)
  • Motor control center module (MCC)
  • Engine monitoring package
  • Gas leak detection per cylinder (only dual fuel (DF) and gas)

Mounting System
  • Elastic mounting - genset/engine