CG260-16 4000 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 Sets Specification

Units:
Maximum Continuous Rating 4000 ekW @1.0pf 4000 ekW @1.0pf Less

Generator Set Specifications

Fuel Type Natural Gas, Biogas, Coal Gas, Associated Gas, Synthesis Gas Natural Gas, Biogas, Coal Gas, Associated Gas, Synthesis Gas Less

Generator Sets Specifications

Maximum Electrical Efficiency 44.6% 44.6% Less
Maximum Standby Rating 4500 ekW 4500 ekW Less
Frequency 60 Hz 60 Hz Less
RPM 900 rpm 900 rpm Less

Engine Specifications

Engine Model CG260-16 CG260-16 Less
Displacement 16586.0 in³ 271.8 l Less
Aspiration TA TA Less
Bore 10.2 in 260.0 mm Less
Stroke 12.6 in 320.0 mm Less

Generator Set Dimensions

Length 371.0 in 9420.0 mm Less
Width 110.0 in 2794.0 mm Less
Height 133.0 in 3390.0 mm Less
Dry Weight - Genset 117505.0 lb 53299.4 kg Less

High Reliability

Anti-knock control and cylinder balancing protect the engine from overload and ensure reliable operation
State-of-the-art turbocharger A140 with Wastegate ensures full performance even under high temperatures and higher altitudes
Higher reliability and lower maintenance costs due to open combustion chamber technology

High Availability, High Profitability

Miller valve timing and optimized compression ratios ensure high efficiency and low fuels costs - more profit for your plant
Long maintenance intervals and general overhaul only after 80,000 oh allow an operation of 10 years without general overhaul
Flexible fields of application also with fluctuating gas qualities due to Total Electronic Management (TEM)

Optimized Lubrication Consumption

Savings of up to 4,000 liters of lube oil per year compared to comparable gensets
Improved components reduce lube oil consumption
Lower operating costs due to 30% lower lube oil consumption in comparison to similar products

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Caterpillar offers a comprehensive variety of electric power systems, customized to fit your needs. Our specialized systems deliver high power and performance in industries across the globe. With Caterpillar, you get outstanding manufacturing quality, expert support, and the essential tools and applications to complete any project.

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