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Gas Compression Engines

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G3516B LE Gas Engine

Product Details

Engine Specifications

Minimum Rating 1029.0 bkW
Maximum Rating 1029.0 bkW
Emissions NSPS Site Compliant Capable
Displacement 69.3 L
Aspiration Turbocharged-2 Stage Aftercooled
Flywheel and Flywheel Housing SAE No. 00
Flywheel Teeth 183
Weight (dry) 8401.0 kg
Oil Change Interval 1000 hr
Ignition, Protection ADEM™ A3
Stroke 190.0 mm
Bore 170.0 mm

Capacity for Liquids

Cooling System 221.5 L
Lube Oil System (refill) 424.0 L
  • Air Inlet System
    •  Axial flow air cleaners
    •  Service indicator
    •  Cleanable
  • Cooling System
    •  Two-stage charge air cooling:
    •  Engine cooling and charge air cooling thermostats
  • Exhaust System
    •  Dry exhaust manifolds and turbocharger housings
  • Flywheels and Housings
    •  SAE 00 flywheel
    •  SAE 00 flywheel housing
    •  SAE standard rotation
  • Fuel System
    •  Electronic fuel metering valve
    •  Requires 7-50 psig gas supply
    •  Gas pressure regulator
    •  Gas shutoff valve
  • Instrumentation
    •  Remote-mounted Advisor control panel
    •  Interconnect harness
  • Lube System
    •  Top-mounted crankcase breathers
    •  Oil cooler
    •  Oil filter and oil sampling valve
    •  Drain valve
    •  Turbo oil accumulator
    •  API B16.3 approved gas/air-driven pre-lube system
  • Torsional Vibration Analysis
    •  Caterpillar provided
  • Caterpillar provided
    • Mounting
      •  Rails
    • Control Panels
      •  4" LCD Advisor display panel
      •  Shipped loose
    • Starting System
      •  90 psi TDI starter
      •  150 psi TDI starter
    • Power Take-Offs
      •  Front housing, two sided
      •  Front lower LH accessory drive
    • Protection System — Display/Alarm/Shutdown
      •  Low oil pressure
      •  Oil filter differential pressure
      •  High fuel or oil temperature
      •  Engine oil to engine coolant
      •  Differential temperature
      •  High coolant temperature
      •  Engine speed
      •  Engine load
      •  Battery voltage
      •  Detonation
      •  Manifold air temperature
      •  Coolant JW inlet/outlet pressure
      •  Left turbo inlet temperature
      •  Right turbo inlet temperature
      •  Cylinder port temperature
    • Protection System — Display Only
      •  Service hours
      •  Oxygen level
    • General
      •  Paint — Cat yellow
      •  Dual 23" vibration damper with guard
      •  CSA Certification, Class 1 Division 2 Groups C and D
    • Paint — Cat yellow
      • Dual 23" vibration damper with guard
        • CSA Certification, Class 1 Division 2 Groups C and D
          • Air Inlet System
            •  Rectangular air inlet adapter
            •  Circular air inlet adapter
          • Charging System
            •  Battery Charger 20 amp
          • Connections
            •  Mechanical joint assembly
            •  Inlet connection
          • Exhaust System
            •  Flexible fittings available at first production build
            •  Elbows and mufflers
          • Instrumentation
            •  Optional interconnect harness
          • Lube System
            •  Shipped with lube oil
          • Shipped with lube oil
            • Mounting System
              •  Rails
            • Power Take-Offs
              •  Front stub shaft
            • Front stub shaft
              • Literature
                •  Options available
              • Packing
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