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Caterpillar

CG170 Gas Generator Set

Maximum Continuous Rating

1500 ekW

Fuel Type

Natural Gas

Maximum Electrical Efficiency

40.9%

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.

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Specifications

  • Generator Set Specifications
    Spec Value
    Maximum Continuous Rating 1500 ekW
    Fuel Type Natural Gas
    Maximum Electrical Efficiency 40.9%
    Frequency 50 or 60 Hz
    RPM 1500 or 1800 rpm
  • Engine Specifications
    Spec Value
    Engine Model CG170K-16
    Displacement 4320 in³
    Aspiration TA
    Bore 6.7 in
    Stroke 7.7 in
  • Generator Set Dimensions
    Spec Value
    Length 261 in
    Width 71 in
    Height 87 in
    Dry Weight - Genset 32848 lb

Standard Equipment

Air Inlet

  • Two-element single-stage air cleaner with enclosure and service indicator
  • Turbocharger for the CG170K comes with a water-cooled bearing case

Control Panels

  • TEM(Total Electronic Management)

Exhaust

  • Closed crankcase ventilation system
  • Low resistence exhaust system

Cooling

  • Engine driven water pumps for jacket water and after cooler
  • Jacket water and SCAC thermostats
  • Flange connections for JW inlet and outlet

Fuel system

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

Generator

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

Starting/Charging

  • Battery disconnect switch
  • 24V starting motors

General

  • Crankshaft vibration damper and guard

Optional Equipment

Air Inlet

  • Mounting stand
  • Air cleaner with precleaner

Cooling

  • CHP skid