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Caterpillar CG260-16 Gas Generator Set

CAT CG260-16 Gas Generator Set is a V-16-Cylinders 272 Liter Displacement Engine with 260.0 mm Bore and 320.0 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 (1000 RPM) of CAT CG260-16 Diesel Generator Sets is 4500 kW.

CAT CG260-16 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 CG260-16 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.

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

  • 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.

Technical Specifications

Basic Introduction of CAT CG260-16 Gas Generator Set

Engine Model: CG260-16
Engine Type: V-12 Cylinders, in Line
Displacement: 272 L
Rated Speed: 1000 RPM
Aspiration Method: Turbocharged-Aftercooled
Emission Standard: N/A
Bore * Stroke: 260 mm * 320 mm
Packing Size(L * W * H): 6640 mm * 1778 mm * 2210 mm
Dry Weight: 51400 kg
Lead Time: 15-30 Working Days
Payment Terms: T/T ,L/C

Engine Model

Maximum Power Efficiency

Maximum Continuous Power Rating

Standard Gas

CG260-12 43.90% 3333/3000 ekW @1.0pf Natural Gas, MN = 70
CG260-16  44.1 % / 43.8 % 4300/4000 ekW @1.0pf Natural Gas, MN = 70
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Genset Information of CAT CG260-16 Gas Generator Set

Engine Model CG260-16 Speed 1000 RPM
Configuration / Number of Cylinders V / 16 Engine-Management-System TEM EVO
Bore / Stroke / Displacement 260 mm  / 320 mm  / 272 dm3 Generator Marelli MJH 800 MC6
Compression Ratio 12.0 : 0 Voltage / Voltage Range / Cos Phi 10500 V / ±10 % / 1
Mean Piston Speed 10.7 m/s Frequency 50 Hz
Mean Lube Oil Consumption at Full Load 0.3 g/kWh Length / Width / Height 6640 mm / 1778 mm / 2210 mm
Comb. Air Temperature / Rel. Humidity 25 °C / 60 % Methane Number 70
Altitude 100 m Lower Calorific Value 10.95 kWh/Nm3
Exhaust Temp. After Heat Exchanger 120 °C Gas Density 0.83 kg/Nm3
NOx Emission (Tolerance – 8%) 500 mg/Nm³ @ 5%O2 Standard Gas Natural Gas, MN = 70
Aspiration TA
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Energy Balance Information of CAT CG260-16 Gas Generator Set

Load (%) 100 75 50 Load (%) 100 75 50
Electrical Power COP Acc. ISO 8528-1 (kW) 4500 3375 2250 Exhaust Mass Flow, Wet (kg/h) 24616 18825 12660
Engine Jacket Water Heat (kW ±8%) 1647 1220 841 Combustion Mass Air Flow (kg/h) 23849 18233 12240
Intercooler LT Heat (kW ±8%) 354 240 158 Radiation Heat Engine / Generator (kW ±8%) 198 / 98 153 / 83 109 / 72
Lube Oil Heat (kW ±8%) 683 557 484 Fuel Consumption (kW+5%) 10095 7783 5525
Exhaust Heat With Temp. After Heat Exchanger (kW ±8%) 1932 1636 1261 Electrical / Thermal Efficiency (%) 44.6 / 42.2 43.4 / 43.8 40.7 / 46.8
Exhaust Temperature (°C ±25°C) 380 406 446 Total Efficiency (%) 86.8 87.2 87.5
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System Parameters Information of CAT CG260-16 Gas Generator Set

Ventilation Air Flow (Comb. Air Incl.) With ΔT = 15K 116100 kg/h Pre-Pressure Gas Control Unit Selectable From / To 0.5 bar / 10 bar
Combustion Air Temperature Minimum / Design 5 °C / 25 °C Air Bottle, Volume / Pressure 2000 dm³ / 30 bar
Exhaust Back Pressure From / To 30 mbar / 50 mbar Starter Motor 800 dm³ /s / 16 bar
Maximum Pressure Loss in Front of Air Cleaner 5 mbar Lube Oil Content Engine / Base Frame 1850 dm3 / N/A
Zero-Pressure Gas Control Unit Selectable From / To 20 mbar / 200 mbar Dry Weight Engine / Genset 24890 kg  / 51400 kg

Cooling system Information of CAT CG260-16 Gas Generator Set

Glycol Content Engine Jacket Water / Intercooler 0 / 35 Vol. Intercooler Coolant Temperature In / Out 40 °C / 45 °C
Water Volume Engine Jacket / Intercooler 570 dm3 / 51 dm3 Engine Jacket Water Flow Rate From / To 110 m3/h / 130 m3/h
KVS / Cv Value Engine Jacket Water / Intercooler 88 m3/h / 62 m3/h Water Flow Rate Engine Jacket Water / Intercooler 121 m3/h / 65 m3/h
Jacket Water Coolant Temperature In / Out 78 °C / 90 °C Water Pressure Loss Engine Jacket Water / Intercooler 1.8 bar / 1.1 bar
Lube Oil Temp. Engine Inlet Max. / Lube Oil Fflow Rate 80 °C / 125 m³/h
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Frequency  of CAT CG260-16 Gas Generator Set

Frequency Band  f [Hz] 25 31.5 40 50 63 80 100 125 160 200 250 315 400 500 630 LWA [dB(A)] S[m²]
Air-Borne Noise 3) LW,Terz [dB(lin)] 101.1 104.1 107.5 107.4 112.6 113.7 120.6 121.2 120.5 117.3 116.4 114.9 114.2 112.9 115 132.4±4dB(A) 224
Exhaust noise 4) LW,Terz [dB(lin)] 123 127.2 141.9 125.1 144.6 129.2 132.4 133 133.3 130 129.2 129 128.5 128.8 128.6 137.2±3dB(A) 16.5
Frequency Band  f [Hz] 800 1k 1.25k 1.6k 2k 2.5k 3.15k 4k 5k 6.3k 8k 10k 12.5k 16k LWA [dB(A)] S[m²]
Air-Borne Noise 3) LW,Terz [dB(lin)] 115.9 115.3 112 112.1 111.6 112.8 115.8 124.8 129.1 121.8 111.5 111.5 108.8 104.2 132.4±4dB(A) 224
Exhaust noise 4) LW,Terz [dB(lin)] 126.5 125.7 124.4 124.4 124.6 123.2 124 126.3 123.5 121.7 119.6 119.6 122.4 117.9 137.2±3dB(A) 16.5
3) DIN EN ISO 3746 (σR0=±4 dB)                             4) Measured In Exhaust Pipe (f ≤ 250Hz: ±5dB; f > 250Hz: ±3db)                             LW: Sound Power Level                              S: Area of Measurement Surface (S0=1m²)
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Performance Overview of CAT CG260-16 Gas Generator Set

High Reliability 1. Anti-Vibration Control And Cylinder Balancing Prevent Engine Overload For Reliable Operation
2. Advanced Turbocharger A140 With Wastegate For High Performance Even At High Temperatures And Altitudes
3. Reduce Maintenance Costs While Increasing Reliability With Open-Chamber Technology
High Availability, High Profitability. 1. Create More Profit For The Factory
2. Miller Timing Valves And Optimized Compression Ratios Ensure High Efficiency And Low Fuel Consumption
3. Flexible Application Areas, Even Fluctuating Gas Quality Thanks To Total Electronic Management (Tem)
4. Long Service Intervals, Requiring Only Regular Overhauls After 80,000 Operating Hours, Thus Guaranteeing 10 Years Of Operation Without Overhauls
Optimized Oil Consumption 1. Save Up To 4000 Liters Of Lubricant Per Year Compared To Comparable Generator Sets
2. Improved Components Reduce Lubricant Consumption
3. Lubricant Consumption Is 30% Lower Than Comparable Products, Resulting In Lower Operating Costs
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Standard of CAT CG260-16 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 N/A
Exhaust 1. Exhaust Gas Door Of CG260-16 Fuel System 1. Individually Controlled Cylinder Monitoring And Ignition System
2. Enclosed Crankcase Ventilation System 2. Electronic Fuel Metering Valve
N/A 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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