Gas Generator Sets G3516B

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Key Specs

Maximum Continuous Rating
1300 ekW
1300 ekW
Fuel Type
Natural Gas
Natural Gas
Maximum Electrical Efficiency
35.70%
35.70%

Overview

910 - 1300 kW Natural Gas Generator

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

Integrated Cat Control System

Designed to match engine and alternator performance

Over 200,000 Shipped

Since 1981

Optimised for Robust Operation on Natural Gas

Product Specifications for G3516B

Maximum Continuous Rating 1300 ekW 1300 ekW
Fuel Type Natural Gas Natural Gas
Maximum Electrical Efficiency 35.70% 35.70%
Maximum Standby Rating 1300 kW 1300 kW
Frequency 60 Hz 60 Hz
RPM 1800 1800
Engine Model G3516B G3516B
Displacement 4210 in³ 69 l
Aspiration TA TA
Bore 6.7 in 170 mm
Stroke 7.5 in 190 mm
Length 165 in 4203 mm
Width 85 in 2155 mm
Height 95 in 2419 mm
Dry Weight - Genset 27823 lb 12618 kg

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

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

  • 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
  • Winding temperature detectors

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

  • 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

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