New | CG260-16 Gas Generator Set

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.

Generator Sets Specification
Maximum Continuous Rating4000 ekW @1.0pf
Generator Set Specifications
Fuel TypeNatural Gas, Biogas, Coal Gas, Associated Gas, Synthesis Gas
Generator Sets Specifications
Maximum Electrical Efficiency44.6%
Maximum Standby Rating4500 ekW
Frequency60 Hz
RPM900 rpm
Engine Specifications
Engine ModelCG260-16
Displacement16586 in³
AspirationTA
Bore10.2 in
Stroke12.6 in
Generator Set Dimensions
Length371 in
Width110 in
Height133 in
Dry Weight - Genset117505 lb

High Reliability

  • Anti-knock control and cylinder balancing protect the engine from overload and ensure reliable operation
  • State-of-the-art turbocharger A140 with Wastegate ensures full performance even under high temperatures and higher altitudes
  • Higher reliability and lower maintenance costs due to open combustion chamber technology
  • High Availability, High Profitability

  • Miller valve timing and optimized compression ratios ensure high efficiency and low fuels costs
  • More profit for your plant
  • Long maintenance intervals and general overhaul only after 80,000 oh allow an operation of 10 years without general overhaul
  • Flexible fields of application also with fluctuating gas qualities due to Total Electronic Management (TEM)
  • Optimized Lubrication Consumption

  • Savings of up to 4,000 liters of lube oil per year compared to comparable gensets<\li>
  • Improved components reduce lube oil consumption<\li>
  • Lower operating costs due to 30% lower lube oil consumption in comparison to similar products<\li>
  • Standard Equipment

    Air Inlet
    • One-element single-stage air cleaner with enclosure and sevice indicator
    • Turbocharger with a water-cooled bearing case for all cylinder
    Control Panels
    • TEM (Total Electronic Management)
    Cooling
    • flange connections for JW inlet and outlet
    • Jacket water and SCAC thermostats
    • Electrical jacket water and aftercooler coolant pump
    Exhaust
    • Exhaust waste gate for the CG132B-16
    • Closed crankcase ventilation system
    Fuel system
    • Electronic fuel metering valve
    • Independently controlled cylinder monitoring and ignition system
    • Pre-chamber spark plugs
    Generator
    • Busbar connections
    • closed-coupled generator result in no torque transmission to the base frame
    • Reactive droop
    • 3-phase sensing and KVAR/PF control
    • grid code generator
    • Anti-condensation space heater
    • Winding temperature detectors
    Starting/Charging
    • Battery disconnect switch
    • 24V starting motors
    General
    • Crankshaft vibration damper and guard

    Optional Equipment

    Cooling
    • CHP skid

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