CG170-16 1560 kW

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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.

Generator Set Specification

Units:
Maximum Continuous Rating 1560 ekW @1.0pf 1560 ekW @1.0pf Less

Generator Set Specifications

Fuel Type Natural Gas, Biogas, Coal Gas Natural Gas, Biogas, Coal Gas Less
Maximum Electrical Efficiency 43.30% 43.30% Less
Frequency 50 or 60 Hz 50 or 60 Hz Less
RPM 1500 or 1800 rpm 1500 or 1800 rpm Less

Engine Specifications

Engine Model CG170 CG170 Less
Displacement 4320.0 in³ 70.8 l Less
Aspiration TA TA Less
Bore 6.7 in 170.0 mm Less
Stroke 7.7 in 195.0 mm Less

Generator Set Dimensions

Length 261.4 in 6640.0 mm Less
Width 70.0 in 1778.0 mm Less
Height 87.0 in 2210.0 mm Less
Dry Weight - Genset 32848.5 lb 14900.0 kg Less

High Efficiency, Lower Operating Costs

  • Miller cycle timing with combustion chamber and spark plug improvement help on saving up to 15% fuel gas per year
  • CG170 (non-miller) is optimized for Island-Mode capability
  • Gearbox helps limit wear and tear on engine components, lowering operating costs and increasing availability

Low installation, Building and Operating Costs

  • Extended maintenance intervals thanks to sooth-free combustion and enlarged oil tank
  • Low fuel consumption due to improved combustion chamber and pre-chamber spark-plugs
  • Flexible fields of application also with fluctuating gas qualities due to Total Electronic Management (TEM)
  • Optimized oil management

Optimized Lubrication Consumption

  • Consumes up to 1900 liter less lube oil per year than comparable models<\li>
  • Longer lubricant change and oil change intervals<\li>

CG170-16 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
  • Jacket water and SCAC thermostats
  • Electrical jacket water and aftercooler coolant pump
  • flange connections for JW inlet and outlet
  • Cat flanges on SCAC circuit
  • flange connections for JW inlet and outlet

Exhaust
  • PEARL/Low resistence exhaust system
  • Closed crankcase ventilation system

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

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

Starting/Charging
  • Battery disconnect switch
  • 24V starting motors
  • 24V starting motors
  • Battery disconnect switch

General
  • Crankshaft vibration damper and guard
  • Crankshaft vibration damper and guard

CG170-16 Optional Equipment

Air Inlet
  • Mounting stand
  • Air cleaner with precleaner

Cooling
  • CHP skid
  • CHP skid

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