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Caterpillar CG170-20 Gas Generator Set

CAT CG170-20 Gas Generator Set is a V-20-Cylinders 89 Liter Displacement Engine with 170.0 mm Bore and 195.0 mm Stroke.

Equipped with Dual Caterpillar® A3 Electronic Control Unit (ECU) LH with Electronic Unit Injector Fuel System Rigid Wiring Harness and ADEM™ A5 Governor.The Prime Power for 50 Hz Generator Set (1500 RPM) of CAT CG170-20 Diesel Generator Sets is 2000 kW.

CAT CG170-20 Diesel Genset Powered by CAT Diesel Engine with EMCP 4 Control Panel, Diesel Genset with Turbocharged-Aftercooled.

CAT Diesel Generator Sets Meet Tier III / Tier IV Emission Standards. 

Our Diesel Generator Set Series Includes High Power Medium and High Voltage Generator Sets and High Power Low Voltage Generator Sets. The Engine Provides Electronically Controlled and Mechanical Fuel Injection Systems for Customers to Choose. In Addition to Generating Diesel Generator Sets, We Can Also Supply Marine Diesel, Oil, Gas, Marine Generator Sets.

We Provide Full Life Cycle Services for All Customers, From Design to Power System Supply, From Installation to Commissioning, From After-Sales Service Training to Spare Parts Supply, From Troubleshooting to Overhaul Technical Support.

Advantages of Caterpillar CG170-20 Gas GenSet

  • Engine Design : Proven reliability and durability, Ability to burn a wide spectrum of gaseous fuels, Robust diesel strength design prolongs life and lowers owning and operating costs, Broad operating speed range.

  • Advanced Digital Engine Management : ADEM A3 control system providing integrated ignition, speed governing, protection, and controls, including detonation-sensitive variable ignition timing. ADEM A3 has improved: user interface, display system, shutdown controls, and system diagnostics.

  • Lean Burn Engine Technology : Lean-burn engines operate with large amounts of excess air. The excess air absorbs heat during combustion reducing the combustion temperature and pressure, greatly reducing levels of NOx. Lean-burn design also provides longer component life and excellent fuel consumption.

  • Ease of Operation : Side covers on block allow for inspection of internal components.

  •  Full Range of Attachments : Large variety of factory-installed engine attachments reduces packaging time.

  • Testing : Every engine is full-load tested to ensure proper engine performance.

Technical Specifications

Basic Introduction of CAT CG170-20 Gas Generator Set

Engine Model: CG170-20
Engine Type: V-20 Cylinders
Displacement: 89 L
Rated Speed: 1500 RPM
Aspiration Method: Turbocharged-Aftercooled
Emission Standard: N/A
Bore * Stroke: 170 mm * 195 mm
Packing Size(L * W * H): 7467.6 mm * 1710 mm * 2190 mm
Dry Weight: 18050 kg
Lead Time: 15-30 Working Days
Payment Terms: T/T ,L/C

Engine Model

Maximum Power Efficiency

Maximum Continuous Power Rating

Standard Gas

CG170-12 43.40% 1200 ekW @ 1.0pf Natural Gas, MN = 80
CG170-16 43.30% 1560 ekW @ 1.0pf Natural Gas, MN =80
CG170-20 43.70% 2000 ekW @ 1.0pf Natural Gas, MN = 80
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Genset Information of CAT CG170-20 Gas Generator Set

Engine Model CG170-20 Speed 1500 RPM
Configuration / Number of Cylinders V / 20 Engine-Management-System TEM EVO
Bore / Stroke / Displacement 170 mm  / 195 mm  / 89 dm3 Generator Marelli MJB 560 LA4
Compression Ratio 13.5 : 0 Voltage / Voltage Range / Cos Phi 400 V / ±5 % / 1
Mean Piston Speed 9.8 m/s Frequency 50 Hz
Mean Lube Oil Consumption at Full Load 0.2 g/kWh Length / Width / Height 7467.6 mm / 1710 mm / 2190 mm
Comb. Air Temperature / Rel. Humidity 25 °C / 60 % Methane Number 80
Altitude 100 m Lower Calorific Value 10.19 kWh/Nm3
Exhaust Temp. After Heat Exchanger 120 °C Gas Density 0.80 kg/Nm3
NOx Emission (Tolerance – 8%) 500 mg/Nm³ @ 5%O2 Standard Gas Natural Gas, MN = 80
Aspiration TA
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Energy Balance Information of CAT CG170-20 Gas Generator Set

Load (%) 100 75 50 Load (%) 100 75 50
Electrical Power COP Acc. ISO 8528-1 (kW) 2000 1500 1000 Exhaust Mass Flow, Wet (kg/h) 10842 8269 5730
Engine Jacket Water Heat (kW ±8%) 1005 759 535 Combustion Mass Air Flow (kg/h) 10485 7993 5536
Intercooler LT Heat (kW ±8%) 178 127 76 Radiation Heat Engine / Generator (kW ±8%) 70 / 55 66 / 43 60 / 35
Lube Oil Heat (kW ±8%) N/A N/A N/A Fuel Consumption (kW+5%) 4578 3537 2486
Exhaust Heat With Temp. After Heat Exchanger (kW ±8%) 972 814 623 Electrical / Thermal Efficiency (%) 43.7 / 43.2 42.4 / 44.5 40.2 / 46.6
Exhaust Temperature (°C ±25°C) 414 442 474 Total Efficiency (%) 86.9 86.9 86.8
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System Parameters Information of CAT CG170-20 Gas Generator Set

Ventilation Air Flow (Comb. Air Incl.) With ΔT = 15K 50400 kg/h Pre-Pressure Gas Control Unit Selectable From / To 0.5 bar / 10 bar
Combustion Air Temperature Minimum / Design 5 °C / 25 °C Starter Battery 24V, Capacity Required 430 Ah
Exhaust Back Pressure From / To 30 mbar / 50 mbar Starter Motor 15 kWel. / 24 VDC
Maximum Pressure Loss in Front of Air Cleaner 5 mbar Lube Oil Content Engine / Base Frame 300 dm3 / N/A
Zero-Pressure Gas Control Unit Selectable From / To 20 mbar / 200 mbar Dry Weight Engine / Genset 8070 kg  / 18050 kg

Cooling system Information of CAT CG170-20 Gas Generator Set

Glycol Content Engine Jacket Water / Intercooler 0 / 35 Vol. Intercooler Coolant Temperature In / Out 38 °C / 43 °C
Water Volume Engine Jacket / Intercooler 210 dm3 / 25 dm3 Engine Jacket Water Flow Rate From / To 60 m3/h / 85 m3/h
KVS / Cv Value Engine Jacket Water / Intercooler 58 m3/h / 52 m3/h Water Flow Rate Engine Jacket Water / Intercooler 68 m3/h / 40 m3/h
Jacket Water Coolant Temperature In / Out 80 °C / 93 °C Water Pressure Loss Engine Jacket Water / Intercooler 1.4 bar / 0.6 bar
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Frequency  of CAT CG170-20 Gas Generator Set

Engine Noise Level Octave Band Centre Frequency Sum Level (Distance 1 Meter)
63 125 250 500 1000 2000 4000 8000
Exhaust Noise [dB(lin)] 120 129 122 119 118 117 114 108 124 dB(A)  (±2.5 dB(A))
Air-Borne Noise [dB(lin)] 95 109 104 104 104 102 106 107 112 dB(A)  (±1.0 dB(A))
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Performance Overview of CAT CG170-20 Gas Generator Set

High Efficiency 1. Products With Similar Output Grades Are Most Efficient Lower installation,Construction 1. Oil Consumption Is Less Than 0.1G/Kw
2. Electrical Efficiency Increased By 42.5% 2. Compared With Similar Models, Lubricant Consumption Is Reduced By 66%
3. The Vibration And Stress Of The Components Are Reduced 3. Longer Lubricant Change Cycle (Up To 4000h) And Oil Change Cycle
Floor Space 1. CG Takes Up Less Space System Control 1. Cat Total Electronic Management System
2. Low Installation Cost 2. Realize The Overall System Monitoring
lubrication Oil Consumption 1. Compact Design With Integrated Fuel Tank Higher Availability 1. Use of Pre-Ignition Spark Plug to Achieve Particle – Free Combustion
2. Meet Daily Filling Requirements 2. Extending The Maintenance Period
3. Lower Installation Costs 3. Improve Work Efficiency
4. Long Maintenance Cycle (Up To 80,000 Hours) 4. Extend The Annual Operating Time
5. Optimized Oil Management
6. Investment Costs Are Reduced Through Expanded Product Range And TPEM Digital Control Systems
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Standard of CAT CG170-20 Gas Generator Set

Inlet Air 1. Single Filter Element Single Stage Air Cleaner With Housing And Maintenance Indicator Start/Charge 1. 24V Starter Motor
2. Turbochargers, All Cylinders Are Equipped With Water-Cooled Bearing Boxes 2. Battery Break Switch
Exhaust 1. Exhaust Gas Door Of CG170-12 Fuel System 1. Individually Controlled Cylinder Monitoring And Ignition System
2. Enclosed Crankcase Ventilation System 2. Electronic Fuel Metering Valve
3. Pearl/ Low Resistance Exhaust System 3. Precombustion Chamber Spark Plug
Control Panel 1. Tpem (Whole-Plant Energy Management System) General 1. Crankshaft Shock Absorber And Shield
Generator 1. Anti-Condensation Space Heater Cooling 1. Flange Joints For Jw Inlet And Outlet
2. Reactive Pressure Drop 2. Electric Water Jacket Water And Aftercooler Coolant Pump
3. Generator Grid Criteria 3. Water Jacket Water And Scac Thermostat
4. Winding Temperature Detector
5. Busbar Connection
6. Three-Phase Induction And Kvar/Pf Control Unit
7. The Directly Connected Generator Can Achieve No Torque Transmission To The Base Frame
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Note: All Above Data are Just for Reference, All Data Might Change Without Notices or Updates, Please Contact Our Sales Team to Confirm All Details Via WhatsApp or Email.

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