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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 Sets Specification

Units:
Maximum Continuous Rating 1660 ekW 1660 ekW Less

Generator Set Specifications

Fuel Type Natural Gas Natural Gas Less

Generator Sets Specifications

Maximum Electrical Efficiency 37.70% 37.70% Less
Maximum Standby Rating 1500 1500 Less
Frequency 50 / 60 Hz 50 / 60 Hz Less
RPM 1500/1800 1500/1800 Less

Engine Specifications

Engine Model G3516C G3516C 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 219.0 in 5553.0 mm Less
Width 72.0 in 1828.0 mm Less
Height 92.0 in 2340.0 mm Less
Dry Weight - Genset 31226.0 lb 14161.0 kg Less

Emissions

Full Range of Attachments

World Wide Product Support

SR4B Generator

EMCP4.2 Control Panel

Proven System

CAT G3516C Gas Engine

CAT Electronic Control System

G3516C Standard Equipment

Air Inlet
  • Two-element single-stage air cleaner with enclosure and service indicator
  • Two-element single-stage air cleaner with enclosure and service indicator

Control Panel
  • EMCP 4.3

Control Panels
  • EMCP 4.3

Cooling
  • Jacket water and SCAC thermostat and outlet--ANSI 6 in/DN150
  • Jacket water and SCAC driven pumps and bypass lines
  • ANSI Class 6 in/DN customer flange connections for JW inlet and outlet
  • 2nd Stage SCAC-Cat Flange
  • Engine driven water pumps for jacket water and aftercooler
  • Jacket water and SCAC thermostats
  • ANSI/DN customer flange connections for JW inlet and outlet
  • Engine driven water pumps for jacket water and after cooler
  • Cat flanges on SCAC circuit

Exhaust
  • Integrated Sensing Module (ISM)
  • Cat-flanged face outlet on turbocharger
  • Provides exhaust port temperatures and stack temperature to customer supplied screen via CCM
  • Dry exhaust manifolds, insulated and shielded

Fuel System
  • 24V ETR Gas Shutoff Valve
  • Engine installed, fuel metering valve
  • Throttle plate, 24V DC actuator, controlled by ECM
  • 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
  • Fuel Filter

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

Fuel system
  • Throttle plate, 24V DC actuator, controlled by GECM
  • Electronic fuel metering valve
  • Fuel system is sized for 31.5 to 47.2 MJ/NM3 dry pipeline natural gas with pressure of 4.5 to 34.5KPa to the engine fuel control valve

Generator
  • Anti-condensation space heater
  • Winding temperature detectors
  • Caterpillar's Digital Voltage Regulator (CDVR) with 3-phase sensing and KVARIPF control
  • Busbar connections
  • Class H Insulation & Class F temperature rise
  • SR4B
  • Reactive Droop
  • Permanent Magnet Excitation
  • 3-phase brushless, salient pole
  • Reactive droop
  • Caterpillar's Digital Voltage Regulator (CDVR) with 3-phase sensing and KVAR/PF control
  • SR4B
  • Winding temperature detectors
  • Busbar connections

General
  • RH Service
  • Operation and maintenance manuals
  • Crankshaft Vibration Damper and Guard
  • Parts Book

Starting/Charging
  • 24V starting motors

G3516C Optional Equipment

Air Inlet
  • Vertical, horizontal dual element air cleaner
  • Enclosure mounting brackets and piping
  • Air cleaner with precleaner

Control Panel
  • Local NFPA99-110 Alarm Module w/LEDs
  • Synchronizing Module
  • Remote 24V 8/16 Light Annunciator
  • Engine Failure Relay
  • PL1000E/PL1000T Communications Module
  • Custom 8-Light Alarm Module

Cooling
  • Inlet/Outlet connections
  • Jacket water coolant heater
  • Engine Pumps
  • Aftercooler air lines, aftercooler core replacement
  • Cat Flange, ANS/DIN Adapter Flange

Exhaust
  • Flexible Fittings
  • 14" Flange Kit
  • 406 mm Elbow Kits
  • 406 mm flange kits
  • Mufflers (15/18/25 dBA Attenuation) and spark-arresting muffler with ANSI companion flanges
  • 16" Spark Arresting Muffler
  • 356-406mm Flange and Exhaust Expander
  • 15/18/25 dBA Muffler Attenuation

Fuel System
  • 207-276kPa, 30-40 psi gas knockdown regulator
  • 14-69 kPa (2-10 psi) gas pressure regulator
  • 24VDC Gas Shutoff Valve, Gas Knockdown Regulator
  • Fuel Filter, Gas Filter

Generator
  • Cable access box
  • 8.7/15 kV Cross, Differential, Current Transformers (CCCT, DCT, CT)
  • Medium and high voltage generators and attachment
  • 480/4160/13200 Volt Generator Options (60 Hz)
  • Generator air filter
  • Bearing temperature detectors
  • European Bus Bars
  • 415/400/380, 3300/6600/11000 Volt Generator Options (50 Hz)
  • Annunciator Modules
  • Generator Removal
  • Low voltage extension box

Governing System
  • Load share module

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

Starting/Charging
  • 60A, 24V charging alternator (requires engine driven pumps)
  • Battery removal
  • Jacket water coolant heater
  • 20A battery charger
  • Battery disconnect switch
  • Battery with cables and rack (shipped loose)

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