Gas Generator Sets CG170-12

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Key Specs

Maximum Continuous Rating
1200 ekW @1.0pf
1200 ekW @1.0pf
Fuel Type
Natural Gas, Biogas, Coal Gas
Natural Gas, Biogas, Coal Gas
Maximum Electrical Efficiency
43.40%
43.40%

Overview

1200 KW Gas & Coal 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

Up to 50% Greater oil change interval

Lower lube oil consumption leading to greater time interval between lube oil changes

Up to 21% savings on service

Extended maintenance intervals leading to lower service costs

Up to 1900 L/Year Lower lube oil consumption

leading to lower service costs and extended maintenance intervals

Product Specifications for CG170-12

Maximum Continuous Rating 1200 ekW @1.0pf 1200 ekW @1.0pf
Fuel Type Natural Gas, Biogas, Coal Gas Natural Gas, Biogas, Coal Gas
Maximum Electrical Efficiency 43.40% 43.40%
Frequency 50 or 60 Hz 50 or 60 Hz
RPM 1500 rpm 1500 rpm
Engine Model CG170-12 CG170-12
Displacement 3240 in³ 53.1 l
Aspiration TA TA
Bore 6.7 in 170 mm
Stroke 7.7 in 195 mm
Length 235 in 5970 mm
Width 70 in 1778 mm
Height 87 in 2210 mm
Dry Weight - Genset 28659.8 lb 13000 kg

CG170-12 Standard Equipment

Air Inlet

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

Control Panels

  • TEM (Total Electronic Management)

Cooling

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

Exhaust

  • PEARL/Low resistence exhaust system
  • Closed crankcase ventilation system
  • Exhaust waste gate for the CG170-12

Fuel system

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

Generator

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

Starting/Charging

  • 24V starting motors
  • Battery disconnect switch

General

  • Crankshaft vibration damper and guard

CG170-12 Optional Equipment

Cooling

  • CHP skid

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