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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 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 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 null Less

Emissions

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

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

G3516BStandard Equipment

Air Inlet
  • Modular air cleaner, single element service indicator

Control Panels
  • EMCP II+

Cooling
  • Engine driven water pumps for jacket water and after cooler
  • 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

G3516BOptional Equipment

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

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