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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

  • Maximum Continuous Rating 1560 ekW 1560 ekW
  • Fuel Type Natural Gas, Biogas, Coal Gas Natural Gas, Biogas, Coal Gas
  • Maximum Electrical Efficiency 43.3% 43.3%
  • Frequency 50 or 60 Hz 50 or 60 Hz
  • Speed 1500 or 1800 rpm 1500 or 1800 rpm

Engine Specifications

  • Engine Model CG170 CG170
  • Displacement 4320.0 in³ 70.8 l
  • Aspiration TA TA
  • Bore 6.7 in 170.0 mm
  • Stroke 7.7 in 195.0 mm

Generator Set Dimensions

  • Length 261.4 in 6640.0 mm
  • Width 70.0 in 1778.0 mm
  • Height 87.0 in 2210.0 mm
  • Dry Weight - Genset 32848.5 lb 14900.0 kg

CG170-16 Standard Equipment

Air Inlet

  • Two-element single-stage air cleaner with enclosure and service indicator
  • Turbocharger for the CG132-8 with a water-cooled bearing case

Control Panels

  • TEM(Total Electronic Management)

Exhaust

  • Closed crankcase ventilation system
  • PEARL/Low resistence exhaust system

Cooling

  • Jacket water and SCAC thermostats
  • Cat flanges on SCAC circuit
  • Electrical jacket water and aftercooler coolant pump
  • flange connections for JW inlet and outlet
  • 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
  • Pre-chamber spark plugs
  • Independently controlled cylinder monitoring and ignition system

Generator

  • Reactive droop
  • Bus bar connections
  • Winding temperature detectors
  • Anti-condensation space heater
  • 3-phase sensing and KVAR/PF control

Starting/Charging

  • 24V starting motors
  • Battery disconnect switch

General

  • Crankshaft vibration damper and guard

CG170-16 Optional Equipment

Air Inlet

  • Mounting stand
  • Air cleaner with precleaner

Cooling

  • CHP skid

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