Gas Generator Sets CG260-16

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Key Specs

Maximum Continuous Rating
4300 / 4000 ekW @1.0pf
4300 / 4000 ekW @1.0pf
Fuel Type
Natural Gas, Biogas, Coal Gas, Associated Gas, Synthesis Gas
Natural Gas, Biogas, Coal Gas, Associated Gas, Synthesis Gas
Maximum Electrical Efficiency
44.1 / 43.8%
44.1 / 43.8%

Overview

4000 KW Gas Generator Set

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.

Benefits

Cogeneration Up to 9% Savings

On owning and operating costs from improved efficiency

Up to 35% Savings on Service

Extended maintenance intervals leading to lower service costs

Approximately 30% Lower lube oil consumption

leading to lower service costs and extended maintenance intervals

Product Specifications for CG260-16

Maximum Continuous Rating 4300 / 4000 ekW @1.0pf 4300 / 4000 ekW @1.0pf
Fuel Type Natural Gas, Biogas, Coal Gas, Associated Gas, Synthesis Gas Natural Gas, Biogas, Coal Gas, Associated Gas, Synthesis Gas
Maximum Electrical Efficiency 44.1 / 43.8% 44.1 / 43.8%
Maximum Standby Rating 4500 ekW 4500 ekW
Frequency 50 / 60 Hz 50 / 60 Hz
RPM 1000 / 900 rpm 1000 / 900 rpm
Engine Model CG260-16 CG260-16
Displacement 16586 in³ 271.8 l
Aspiration TA TA
Bore 10.2 in 260 mm
Stroke 12.6 in 320 mm
Length 371 in 9420 mm
Width 110 in 2794 mm
Height 133 in 3390 mm
Dry Weight - Genset 117505 lb 53299.4 kg

CG260-16 Standard Equipment

Air Inlet

  • One-element single-stage air cleaner with enclosure and sevice indicator
  • Turbocharger with a water-cooled bearing case for all cylinder

Control Panels

  • TEM (Total Electronic Management)

Cooling

  • flange connections for JW inlet and outlet
  • Jacket water and SCAC thermostats
  • Electrical jacket water and aftercooler coolant pump

Exhaust

  • Exhaust waste gate for the CG260-16
  • Closed crankcase ventilation system

Fuel system

  • Electronic fuel metering valve
  • Independently controlled cylinder monitoring and ignition system
  • Pre-chamber spark plugs

Generator

  • Busbar connections
  • Closed-coupled generator result in no torque transmission to the base frame
  • Reactive droop
  • 3-phase sensing and KVAR/PF control
  • Grid code generator
  • Anti-condensation space heater
  • Winding temperature detectors

Starting/Charging

  • Compressed air engine start

General

  • Crankshaft vibration damper and guard

CG260-16 Optional Equipment

Cooling

  • CHP skid

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