Menu

CG260-16

Select Units

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 4300 / 4000 ekW @1.0pf 4300 / 4000 ekW @1.0pf
  • Fuel Type Natural Gas, Biogas, Coal Gas, Associated Gas, Synthesis Gas Natural Gas, Biogas, Coal Gas, Associated Gas, Synthesis Gas
  • Maximum Electrical Efficiency 44.1 / 43.8% 44.1 / 43.8%
  • Maximum Standby Rating 4500 ekW 4500 ekW
  • Frequency 50 / 60 Hz 50 / 60 Hz
  • RPM 1000 / 900 rpm 1000 / 900 rpm

Engine Specifications

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

Generator Set Dimensions

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

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<\li>
  • Improved components reduce lube oil consumption<\li>
  • Lower operating costs due to 30% lower lube oil consumption in comparison to similar products<\li>

CG260-16 Standard Equipment

Air Inlet

  • One-element single-stage air cleaner with enclosure and sevice indicator
  • Turbocharger with a water-cooled bearing case for all cylinder

Control Panels

  • TEM (Total Electronic Management)

Cooling

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

Exhaust

  • Exhaust waste gate for the CG260-16
  • Closed crankcase ventilation system

Fuel system

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

Generator

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

Starting/Charging

  • Battery disconnect switch
  • 24V starting motors

General

  • Crankshaft vibration damper and guard

CG260-16 Optional Equipment

Cooling

  • CHP skid

Customer Stories

Discover what’s new and how customers like you are benefiting from our products and services. Check back often for updates.

Promotions

Looking for that perfect piece of used equipment to complement your fleet? Check out our Used Exclusives, featuring new machines every week!

Social

Let’s talk. Connect with us on one of our social channels to start the conversation and see what we’re up to.

Branch Locator

Looking for your nearest branch? Get in touch with us today by contacting one of our branches directly. We’re always ready to help.

Services

When you choose Finning, you have a wide array of support and specialty services to help you get the most from your equipment.

Technology

Integrated technology can help you understand your equipment's output and help extend its lifespan.

Finance

Choose from a range of financing solutions that allow you to purchase equipment, parts, services, and technology when you need it.