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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.

Gas Generator Sets Specification

Units:
Maximum Continuous Rating 1603 ekW 1603 ekW Less
Fuel Type Natural Gas Natural Gas Less
Maximum Electrical Efficiency 41.7% 41.7% Less
Maximum Standby Rating 1603 1603 Less
Frequency 50 Hz 50 Hz Less
RPM 1500rpm 1500rpm Less

Engine Specifications

Aspiration TA TA Less
Bore 6.7 in 170.0 mm Less
Displacement 4210.0 in³ 69.0 l Less
Engine Model G3516E G3516E Less
Stroke 7.5 in 190.0 mm Less

Generator Set Dimensions

Length 219.0 in 5523.0 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 null Less

G3516E Standard Equipment

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

Control Panels
  • EMCP II+

Exhaust
  • Dry exhaust manifolds, insulated and shielded
  • Center section cooled turbocharger with Cat flanged outlet
  • Individual exhaust port and turbocharger outlet wired to Integrated Temperature Sensing Module (ITSM) with GECM providing alarms and shutdowns

Cooling
  • Engine driven water pumps for jacket water and after cooler
  • Jacket water and SCAC thermostats
  • ANSI/DN customer flange connections for JW inlet and outlet
  • Cat flanges on SCAC circuit
  • Engine driven water pumps for jacket water and after cooler
  • Jacket water and SCAC thermostats
  • ANSI/DN customer flange connections for JW inlet and outlet
  • Cat flanges on SCAC circuit

Fuel system
  • Electronic fuel metering valve
  • Throttle plate, 24V DC actuator, controlled by GECM
  • 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
  • SR4B
  • Caterpillar's Digital Voltage Regulator (CDVR) with 3-phase sensing and KVAR/PF control
  • Reactive droop
  • Bus bar connections
  • Winding temperature detectors
  • Anti-condensation space heater

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

G3516E Optional Equipment

Air Inlet
  • Mounting stand
  • Air cleaner with precleaner

Control Panels
  • Local alarm module
  • Remote annuciator
  • Remote Communications Module (PL1000T, PL1000E)

Cooling
  • Coolant level drain line with valves, fan with guard
  • Inlet/Outlet connections

Exhaust
  • Flange
  • Exhaust expander

Fuel System
  • Fuel filter
  • Gas pressure regulator

Generator
  • Medium and high voltage generators and attachment
  • Low voltage extension box
  • Cable access box

General
  • Crankcase explosion relief valve
  • Engine barring group

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