2027 KWe G3516H

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 Rating2027 / 2007 ekW @ 1.0pf
Fuel TypeNatural Gas
Maximum Electrical Efficiency45.30%
Frequency50 / 60 Hz
RPM1500 / 1800 rpm
Engine Specifications
Engine ModelG3516H
Displacement78l
AspirationTA
Bore170mm
Stroke215mm
Compression Ratio12.1
Fuel SystemNatural Gas
Generator Set Dimensions
Length7395mm
Width2139mm
Height2402mm
Dry Weight - Genset18315kg
Control Panels
EMCP4.3
Air Inlet
Package Mounted Air Cleaner with service indicator
Two-element single-stage air cleaner with enclosure and service indicator
Cooling
Jacket water and SCAC driven thermostats
ANSI Class 150/DN custom flange connections for JW inlet and outlet
Engine driven water pumps for jacket water and after cooler
2nd stage SCAC-Cat Flange
Exhaust
Center section cooled turbocharger with Cat flanged outlet
Individual exhaust port and turbocharger outlet wired to integrated temperature sensing module (ITSM) with GCEM providing alarms and shutdowns
Dry exhaust manifolds, insulated and shielded
Cat-flanged face outlet on turbocharger
Fuel System
Throttle plate, 24V DC actuator, controlled by GECM
Electronic fuel metering valve
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
Ignition System
Electronic Ignition System (controlled by ADEM A4)
Individual Cylinder Detonation Sensitive Timing (DST)
Generator
Permanent Magnet Excitiation
Anti-condensation space heater
Winding temperature detectors
SR5
Reactive Droop
Caterpillar's Digital Voltage Regulator (CDVR) with 3-phase sensing and KVAR/PF control
General
Crankshaft vibration damper and guard
Paint - Caterpillar Yellow except rails and radiators gloss black
RH Service
Parts book
Operation and maintenance manuals
Governing System
ADEM A4 4-20mA (0-5V) Speed Input
Starting/Charging
24V starting motors
CAT G3516H 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
SR5 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 Rating2027 / 2007 ekW @ 1.0pf
Fuel TypeNatural Gas
Maximum Electrical Efficiency45.30%
Frequency50 / 60 Hz
RPM1500 / 1800 rpm
Engine Specifications
Engine ModelG3516H
Displacement78l
AspirationTA
Bore170mm
Stroke215mm
Compression Ratio12.1
Fuel SystemNatural Gas
Generator Set Dimensions
Length7395mm
Width2139mm
Height2402mm
Dry Weight - Genset18315kg
Equipment
Control Panels
EMCP4.3
Air Inlet
Package Mounted Air Cleaner with service indicator
Two-element single-stage air cleaner with enclosure and service indicator
Cooling
Jacket water and SCAC driven thermostats
ANSI Class 150/DN custom flange connections for JW inlet and outlet
Engine driven water pumps for jacket water and after cooler
2nd stage SCAC-Cat Flange
Exhaust
Center section cooled turbocharger with Cat flanged outlet
Individual exhaust port and turbocharger outlet wired to integrated temperature sensing module (ITSM) with GCEM providing alarms and shutdowns
Dry exhaust manifolds, insulated and shielded
Cat-flanged face outlet on turbocharger
Fuel System
Throttle plate, 24V DC actuator, controlled by GECM
Electronic fuel metering valve
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
Ignition System
Electronic Ignition System (controlled by ADEM A4)
Individual Cylinder Detonation Sensitive Timing (DST)
Generator
Permanent Magnet Excitiation
Anti-condensation space heater
Winding temperature detectors
SR5
Reactive Droop
Caterpillar's Digital Voltage Regulator (CDVR) with 3-phase sensing and KVAR/PF control
General
Crankshaft vibration damper and guard
Paint - Caterpillar Yellow except rails and radiators gloss black
RH Service
Parts book
Operation and maintenance manuals
Governing System
ADEM A4 4-20mA (0-5V) Speed Input
Starting/Charging
24V starting motors
Benefits & Features
CAT G3516H 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
SR5 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