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CAT G3516B Gas Engine

  • Robust high speed block design provides prolonged life and lower owning operationg costs
  • Designed for maximum performance on low pressure pipeline natural gas
  • 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

SR5 Generator

  • Designed to match performance and output characteristics of Caterpillar gas engines
  • Industry leading mechanical and electrical design
  • High efficiency

EMCP4.2 Control Panel

  • User-friendly interface and navigation
  • Scalable system to meet a wide range of installation requirement
  • Expansion modules and site-specific programming for specific customer requirements

CAT Electronic Control System

  • Simple user friendly interface and navigation
  • Digital monitoring, metering and protection setting
  • Fully-featured power metering and protective relaying
  • Remote control and monitor capability options

Emissions

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

Proven System

  • Field proven in a wide range of applications worldwide
  • fully prototype tested
  • Certified torsional vibration analysis available

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

World Wide Product Support

  • Cat dealers have over 1,800 dealer branch stores operating in 200 countries
  • Your local Cat dealer provides extensive post-sale support, including maintenance and repair agreements

G3516B Standard Equipment

Air Inlet
  • Single element canister type air cleaner with service indicator
  • Modular air cleaner, single element service indicator

Control Panel
  • EMCP 4.3

Control Panels
  • EMCP 4.3

Cooling
  • CAT flange connections
  • Engine driven water pumps for jacket water and aftercooler
  • Jacket water and SCAC thermostats

Circuit Breaker
  • Left, Right, or Rear-Mounted
  • 1600A-2000A, 3-Pole UL Rated Circuit Breakers

Exhaust
  • Provides exhaust port temperatures and stack temperature to customer supplied screen via CCM
  • Dry exhaust manifolds, insulated and shielded
  • CAT flanged faced outlets

Fuel System
  • Fuel system is sized for 31.5 to 47.2 MJ/NM3 dry pipeline natural gas with pressure of 10.2 to 34.5KPa to the engine fuel control valve
  • 24V DC engerized-to-run gas shutoff valve
  • Throttle plate, hydraulically actuated and controlled by GECM

Fuel system
  • Electronic fuel metering valve
  • Gas shutoff valve
  • Electric air-fuel ratio control

Ignition System
  • Individual Cylinder Detonation Sensitive Timing (DST)�
  • Electronic Ignition System (controlled by GECM)

Generator
  • Permanent magnet excitation
  • Stator RTDs
  • Form would stator
  • Permanent magnet excitation
  • IEC Platinum stator RTDs
  • Caterpillar's digital voltage regulator (CDVR) with droop capability, 3-phase sensing, KVAR/PF modes
  • Anti-condensation space heater
  • 3-phase brushless, salient pole
  • Winding temperature detectors
  • SR4B

General
  • �Stationary Use Only� Label in Correspondence with EPA Nonroad Mobile SI rule�

Govrerning System
  • HV Load share module

G3516B Optional Equipment

Air Inlet
  • Air inlet adapters- rectangular or round

Circuit Breaker
  • 3 Pole UL 489 Listed
  • 3 Pole IEC 947-2 Rated
  • 1200A, 1600A, 2000A, 2500A, 3200A circuit breaker with shunt trip and auxiliary contacts

Control Panel
  • EMCP Panel removal
  • Local alarm module
  • PL1000E/PL1000T communications module
  • Synchronizing module
  • Engine failure relay
  • Remote annuciator
  • Customer Interface Module

Cooling
  • Flexible connection for jacket water inlet and outlet

Exhaust
  • 203mm/305mm Elbow
  • Flexible Fitting (203mm)
  • Flange
  • 15 dBA, 356mm (14 in) muffler attenuation
  • Exhaust Expander

Fuel System
  • Fuel filter/ Gas filter
  • 206-412 kPa (30-60psi) gas knockdown regulator

Generator
  • Generator air filter
  • Low voltage extension box
  • 2400V delta conversion
  • Medium and high voltage generators and attachment
  • Manual voltage control
  • Bearing temperature detectors
  • 3-phase, 380/480/600/4160V @ 1800rpm generator (60 Hz)
  • European bus bar
  • Cable access box

General
  • Digital diagnostic tool
  • US AID Emblem
  • Tool set
  • Special paint order

Starting/Charging
  • Charging alternator
  • 10A/20A Battery charger
  • Jacket water coolant heater
  • Electric starting motor LH
  • 24V Battery Set

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.

Generator Set Specification

Units:
Maximum Continuous Rating 1300 ekW 1300 ekW Less

Generator Set Specifications

Fuel Type Natural Gas Natural Gas Less
Maximum Electrical Efficiency 35.70% 35.70% Less
Maximum Standby Rating 1300 kW 1300 kW Less
Frequency 60 Hz 60 Hz Less
RPM 1800 1800 Less

Engine Specifications

Engine Model G3516B G3516B Less
Displacement 4210.0 in³ 69.0 l Less
Aspiration TA TA Less
Bore 6.7 in 170.0 mm 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 kg Less

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