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Caterpillar

CG170 Gas Generator Set

Maximum Continuous Rating

1560 ekW @1.0pf

Fuel Type

Natural Gas, Biogas, Coal Gas

Maximum Electrical Efficiency

43.30%

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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Features

Specifications

  • Generator Set Specifications
    Spec Value
    Maximum Continuous Rating 1560 ekW @1.0pf
    Fuel Type Natural Gas, Biogas, Coal Gas
    Maximum Electrical Efficiency 43.30%
    Frequency 50 or 60 Hz
    RPM 1500 or 1800 rpm
  • Engine Specifications
    Spec Value
    Engine Model CG170-16
    Displacement 4320 in³
    Aspiration TA
    Bore 6.7 in
    Stroke 7.7 in
  • Generator Set Dimensions
    Spec Value
    Length 261.4 in
    Width 70 in
    Height 87 in
    Dry Weight - Genset 32848.5 lb

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

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

Exhaust

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

Fuel system

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

Generator

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

Starting/Charging

  • 24V starting motors
  • Battery disconnect switch

General

  • Crankshaft vibration damper and guard

Optional Equipment

Air Inlet

  • Mounting stand
  • Air cleaner with precleaner

Cooling

  • CHP skid