Electric Power Generation

G3516B

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.

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.

Gas Generator Sets Specification

Maximum Continuous Rating1312 ekW
Fuel TypeNatural Gas
Maximum Electrical Efficiency35.5%
Maximum Standby Rating1500kW
Frequency50/60Hz
rpm1500/1800rpm

Engine Specification

Engine ModelG3516C
Bore6.7 in
Stroke7.5 in
Displacement4210 in3
AspirationTA

Generator Set Dimension

Length165 in
Width85 in
Height95 in
Dry weight genset27823 lb

Air Inlet

  • Modular air cleaner, single element service indicator

Control Panels

  • EMCP II+

Cooling

  • Engine driven water pumps for jacket water and after cooler
  • Jacket water and SCAC thermostats
  • Cat flanges on SCAC circuit

Exhaust

  • Dry exhaust manifolds, insulated and shielded
  • Exhaust flange outlet

Fuel system

  • Electronic fuel metering valve
  • Electric air-fuel ratio control
  • Gas shutoff valve
  • 24V energized-to-run

Generator

  • Permanent magnet excitation
  • Form would stator
  • Stator RTDs
  • Bus bar termination
  • DVR with adjustable 1:1 or 2:1 volts/Hz
  • Extension box
  • segregated low voltage wiring panel
  • Single bearing

Starting/Charging

  • 24V starting motors
  • Battery with cables and rack(shipped loose)
  • Battery disconnect switch
  • 60A, 24V charging alternator (standard on 60Hz 1800 rpm only)

General

  • Paint - Caterpillar Yellow except rails and radiators gloss black
  • Crankshaft vibration damper and guard
  • Operation and maintenance manuals
  • Parts book

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