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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 Specifications

  • Maximum Continuous Rating 1200 ekW @1.0pf 1200 ekW @1.0pf
  • Fuel Type Natural Gas, Biogas, Coal Gas Natural Gas, Biogas, Coal Gas
  • Maximum Electrical Efficiency 43.40% 43.40%
  • Frequency 50 or 60 Hz 50 or 60 Hz
  • RPM 1500 rpm 1500 rpm

Engine Specifications

  • Engine Model CG170-12 CG170-12
  • Displacement 3240.0 in³ 53.1 l
  • Aspiration TA TA
  • Bore 6.7 in 170.0 mm
  • Stroke 7.7 in 195.0 mm

Generator Set Dimensions

  • Length 235.0 in 5970.0 mm
  • Width 70.0 in 1778.0 mm
  • Height 87.0 in 2210.0 mm
  • Dry Weight - Genset 28659.8 lb 13000.0 kg

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 up to 64,000 Oh
  • 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>

CG170-12 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

  • Electrical jacket water and aftercooler coolant pump
  • Jacket water and SCAC thermostats
  • flange connections for JW inlet and outlet

Exhaust

  • PEARL/Low resistence exhaust system
  • Closed crankcase ventilation system
  • Exhaust waste gate for the CG170-12

Fuel system

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

Generator

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

Starting/Charging

  • 24V starting motors
  • Battery disconnect switch

General

  • Crankshaft vibration damper and guard

CG170-12 Optional Equipment

Cooling

  • CHP skid

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