CG170B-12

CG170B-12 Gas Generator Set

Cat® CG170B-12 (1380kW) Gas Generator models offer the optimal balance between profitability and reliability through state-of-the-art components.

DESCRIPTION

State-of-the-art components providing more power: the compact design, a focus on a wide range of applications and highest efficiency values of its class make sure of that. Managed by a smart and secure control system, the new CG170B series offers the optimal balance between profitability and reliability.Electric Power

Frequency

50 Hz

High Efficiency, Lower Operating Costs

  • Up to 45% electrical efficiency with Natural Gas
  • 43.6% electrical efficiency with biogas
  • Electrical output up to 1,380 kWel
  • Reduced vibration and stress on components

Compact Size, High Profitability

  • Compact design that delivers up to 18% more power output at the same size as its predecessor
  • Long maintenance intervals (up to 80,000 hours)
  • Available in different applications, such as natural gas, biogas, wellhead- and propane gas operation
  • Maximum flexibility through different engine variants

Optimized Lubrication Consumption

  • Consumes ~0.15g/kWh
  • Reduced lube oil temperature through better cooling performance
  • Savings of up to 3,000 liters of lube oil per year compared to comparable gensets

  • Standard Equipment
  • Optional Equipment
  • Specs
  • Docs

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
    • TPEM (Total Plant & Energy Management System)
  • Cooling
    • Jacket water and SCAC thermostats
    • ANSI/DN customer flange connections for JW inlet and outlet
    • Electrical jacket water and aftercooler coolant pump
    • flange connections for JW inlet and outlet
  • Exhaust
    • Exhaust waste gate for the CG170B-12
    • PEARL/Low resistence exhaust system
    • Closed crankcase ventilation system
  • Fuel system
    • Pre-chamber spark plugs
    • Electronic fuel metering valve
    • Independently controlled cylinder monitoring and ignition system
  • Generator
    • Reactive droop
    • closed-coupled generator result in no torque transmission to the base frame
    • Winding temperature detectors
    • Busbar connections
    • grid code generator
    • Anti-condensation space heater
    • 3-phase sensing and KVAR/PF control
  • Starting/Charging
    • 24V starting motors
    • Battery disconnect switch
  • General
    • Crankshaft vibration damper and guard

Optional Equipment

Specs

Overview

Long Name:
CG170B-12 Gas Generator Set
Name:
CG170B-12
Brand:
Caterpillar
Status:
Current

Generator Set Specifications

Continuous Rating
1380 ekW @1.0pf
Fuel Type
Natural Gas, Biogas, Coal Gas, Hydrogen Blend (up to 25%)
Maximum Electrical Efficiency
45.00%
Maximum Standby Rating
1380
Frequency
50 Hz
RPM
1500 rpm

Engine Specifications

Engine Model
CG170B-12
Aspiration
TA
Bore
6.7 in / 170 mm
Stroke
7.7 in / 195 mm

Generator Set Dimensions

Length
200 in / 5080 mm
Width
67 in / 1710 mm
Height
86 in / 2190 mm
Dry Weight - Genset
28440 lb / 12900 kg