CG170-12

Displacement
3240 in³ / 53.1 l
Bore
6.7 in / 170 mm
Stroke
7.7 in / 195 mm

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 Rating 1200 ekW @1.0pf
Fuel Type Natural Gas, Biogas, Coal Gas
Maximum Electrical Efficiency 43.40%
Frequency 50 or 60 Hz
RPM 1500 rpm
Engine Specifications
Engine Model CG170-12
Displacement 3240 in³ / 53.1 l
Aspiration TA
Bore 6.7 in / 170 mm
Stroke 7.7 in / 195 mm
Generator Set Dimensions
Length 235 in / 5970 mm
Width 70 in / 1778 mm
Height 87 in / 2210 mm
Dry Weight - Genset 28659.8 lb / 13000 kg

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
    • Electrical jacket water and aftercooler coolant pump
    • Jacket water and SCAC thermostats
    • flange connections for JW inlet and outlet
  • Exhaust
    • PEARL/Low resistence exhaust system
    • Closed crankcase ventilation system
    • Exhaust waste gate for the CG170-12
  • Fuel system
    • Electronic fuel metering valve
    • Independently controlled cylinder monitoring and ignition system
    • Pre-chamber spark plugs
  • Generator
    • Winding temperature detectors
    • Reactive droop
    • 3-phase sensing and KVAR/PF control
    • Anti-condensation space heater
    • closed-coupled generator result in no torque transmission to the base frame
    • Busbar connections
    • grid code generator
  • Starting/Charging
    • 24V starting motors
    • Battery disconnect switch
  • General
    • Crankshaft vibration damper and guard

Optional Equipment

  • Cooling
    • CHP skid
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