1603 KWe G3516C

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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Generator Set Specifications
Maximum Continuous Rating1660 ekW
Fuel TypeNatural Gas
Maximum Electrical Efficiency37.70%
Maximum Standby Rating1500
Frequency50 / 60 Hz
RPM1500/1800
Engine Specifications
Engine ModelG3516C
Displacement69l
AspirationTA
Bore170mm
Stroke190mm
Generator Set Dimensions
Length5553mm
Width1828mm
Height2340mm
Dry Weight - Genset14161kg
Air Inlet
Two-element single-stage air cleaner with enclosure and service indicator
Control Panels
EMCP 4.3
Cooling
Jacket water and SCAC driven pumps and bypass lines
2nd Stage SCAC-Cat Flange
Engine driven water pumps for jacket water and aftercooler
Jacket water and SCAC thermostats
ANSI/DN customer flange connections for JW inlet and outlet
Cat flanges on SCAC circuit
Exhaust
Integrated Sensing Module (ISM)
Cat-flanged face outlet on turbocharger
Provides exhaust port temperatures and stack temperature to customer supplied screen via CCM
Dry exhaust manifolds, insulated and shielded
Fuel System
24V ETR Gas Shutoff Valve
Engine installed, fuel metering valve
Throttle plate, 24V DC actuator, controlled by ECM
Fuel system is sized for 31.5 to 47.2 MJ/NM3 dry pipeline natural gas with pressure of 10.2 to 34.5KPa to the engine fuel control valve
Fuel Filter
Ignition System
Individual Cylinder Detonation Sensitive Timing (DST) 
Electronic Ignition System (controlled by ECM) 
Fuel system
Electronic fuel metering valve
Generator
Anti-condensation space heater
Busbar connections
Class H Insulation & Class F temperature rise
Reactive Droop
Permanent Magnet Excitation
3-phase brushless, salient pole
Caterpillar's Digital Voltage Regulator (CDVR) with 3-phase sensing and KVAR/PF control
SR4B
Winding temperature detectors
General
RH Service
Operation and maintenance manuals
Crankshaft Vibration Damper and Guard
Parts Book
Starting/Charging
24V starting motors
CAT G3516C Gas Engine
  • Robust high speed block design provides prolonged life and lower owning operationg costs
  • Designed for maximum performance on low pressure pipeline natural gas
  • Simple open chamber combustion system for reliability and fuel flexibility
  • Leading edge technology in ignition system and air/fuel ratio control for lower emission and engine efficiency
  • One electronic control module handles all engine functions: ignition, governing, air/fuel ratio control and engine protection
SR4B Generator
  • Designed to match performance and output characteristics of Caterpillar gas engines
  • Industry leading mechanical and electrical design
  • High efficiency
EMCP 4.3 Control Panel
  • User-friendly interface and navigation
  • Scalable system to meet a wide range of installation requirement
  • Expansion modules and site-specific programming for specific customer requirements
CAT Electronic Control System
  • Simple user friendly interface and navigation
  • Digital monitoring, metering and protection setting
  • Fully-featured power metering and protective relaying
  • Remote control and monitor capability options
Emissions
  • Meets most worldwide emissions requirements down to 0.5 g/bhp-hr NOx level without aftertreatment
Proven System
  • Field proven in a wide range of applications worldwide
  • fully prototype tested
  • Certified torsional vibration analysis available
Full Range of Attachments
  • Wide range of bolt-on system expansion attachments
  • Factory designed and tested
  • Flexible packaging options for easy and cost effective installation
World Wide Product Support
  • Cat dealers have over 1,800 dealer branch stores operating in 200 countries
  • Your local Cat dealer provides extensive post-sale support, including maintenance and repair agreements
Specifications
Generator Set Specifications
Maximum Continuous Rating1660 ekW
Fuel TypeNatural Gas
Maximum Electrical Efficiency37.70%
Maximum Standby Rating1500
Frequency50 / 60 Hz
RPM1500/1800
Engine Specifications
Engine ModelG3516C
Displacement69l
AspirationTA
Bore170mm
Stroke190mm
Generator Set Dimensions
Length5553mm
Width1828mm
Height2340mm
Dry Weight - Genset14161kg
Equipment
Air Inlet
Two-element single-stage air cleaner with enclosure and service indicator
Control Panels
EMCP 4.3
Cooling
Jacket water and SCAC driven pumps and bypass lines
2nd Stage SCAC-Cat Flange
Engine driven water pumps for jacket water and aftercooler
Jacket water and SCAC thermostats
ANSI/DN customer flange connections for JW inlet and outlet
Cat flanges on SCAC circuit
Exhaust
Integrated Sensing Module (ISM)
Cat-flanged face outlet on turbocharger
Provides exhaust port temperatures and stack temperature to customer supplied screen via CCM
Dry exhaust manifolds, insulated and shielded
Fuel System
24V ETR Gas Shutoff Valve
Engine installed, fuel metering valve
Throttle plate, 24V DC actuator, controlled by ECM
Fuel system is sized for 31.5 to 47.2 MJ/NM3 dry pipeline natural gas with pressure of 10.2 to 34.5KPa to the engine fuel control valve
Fuel Filter
Ignition System
Individual Cylinder Detonation Sensitive Timing (DST) 
Electronic Ignition System (controlled by ECM) 
Fuel system
Electronic fuel metering valve
Generator
Anti-condensation space heater
Busbar connections
Class H Insulation & Class F temperature rise
Reactive Droop
Permanent Magnet Excitation
3-phase brushless, salient pole
Caterpillar's Digital Voltage Regulator (CDVR) with 3-phase sensing and KVAR/PF control
SR4B
Winding temperature detectors
General
RH Service
Operation and maintenance manuals
Crankshaft Vibration Damper and Guard
Parts Book
Starting/Charging
24V starting motors
Benefits & Features
CAT G3516C Gas Engine
SR4B Generator
EMCP 4.3 Control Panel
CAT Electronic Control System
Emissions
Proven System
Full Range of Attachments
World Wide Product Support
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