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 Set Specifications
Maximum Continuous Rating4300 / 4000 ekW @1.0pf
Fuel TypeNatural Gas, Biogas, Coal Gas, Associated Gas, Synthesis Gas
Maximum Electrical Efficiency44.1 / 43.8%
Maximum Standby Rating4500 ekW
Frequency50 / 60 Hz
RPM1000 / 900 rpm
Engine Specifications
Engine ModelCG260-16
Displacement16586 in³
Bore10.2 in
Stroke12.6 in
Generator Set Dimensions
Length371 in
Width110 in
Height133 in
Dry Weight - Genset117505 lb

  • 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

  • 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)

  • 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)
  • flange connections for JW inlet and outlet
  • Jacket water and SCAC thermostats
  • Electrical jacket water and aftercooler coolant pump
  • Exhaust waste gate for the CG260-16
  • Closed crankcase ventilation system
Fuel system
  • Electronic fuel metering valve
  • Independently controlled cylinder monitoring and ignition system
  • Pre-chamber spark plugs
  • 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
  • Battery disconnect switch
  • 24V starting motors
  • Crankshaft vibration damper and guard

Optional Equipment

  • CHP skid



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