CM43C InLine | 5520-8290 kW Diesel Generator

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SPECS SUMMARY

Minimum Rating5520 kWe
Maximum Rating8290 kWe
Emissions/Fuel Strategy(WB) Cert stage 1 and 2
Voltage3000 to 13800 Volts
Caterpillar electric power stands for reliable energy supply. Especially during the energy system transformation, Cat generator sets close the energy gap caused by renewable energy source such as wind and photo voltaic. Short ramp up time, low operating costs and rapid maintenance times ensures a high availability according to the need of our customers. Combined heat /cool and power solutions allow our customers to maximize the efficiency and earnings paired with low emissions. Wherever power is needed around the globe, Caterpillar is able to support you with the best products and services to maximize your profit.

Specifications

Minimum Rating5520 kWe
Maximum Rating8290 kWe
Emissions/Fuel Strategy(WB) Cert stage 1 and 2
Voltage3000 to 13800 Volts
Frequency At Speed50 Hz @ 500 / 60 Hz @ 514
Duty CyclePrime, Continuous
Ready To Accept Loads (Preheated/Vented)40 s
Normal Ramp Up To 100% Load95 s
Emergency Ramp Up 10% To 100% Load35 s
Genset Efficiency Up To47.80%
Engine ModelCM43C Inline, 4-stroke-engine
Bore16.93 in (430 mm)
Stroke24.02 in (610 mm)
AspirationTurbocharged-aftercooled
Engine Rating Range5640 - 8460 kW
Configuration6,7,8,9 cylinder
Fuel TypeDiesel oil / heavy fuel oil (HFO) / crude oil
Swept Volume5406 in³ (88.6 l/cyl)
Mean Effective Pressure Up To370 psi (25.5 bar)
Specific Fuel Oil Consumption (WB I) Up To0.381 Ib/kWh (173 g/kWh)
Specific Fuel Oil Consumption (WB II) Up To0.384 Ib/kWh (174 g/kWh)
Specific Lube Oil Consumption0.001 Ib/kWh (0.35 g/kWh)
Length - Minimum480 in (12202 mm)
Length - Maximum569 in (14459 mm)
Width - Minimum134 in (3400 mm)
Width - Maximum134 in (3400 mm)
Height - Minimum247 in (6278 mm)
Height - Maximum262 in (6649 mm)
Dry Weight - Genset (minimum)392422 lb (178 ton (US))
Dry Weight - Genset (maximum)529109 lb (240 ton (US))

Benefits and Features

  • Intensive cooling of key components including exhaust valve seats, injector cooling integrated into lube oil system
  • Reliable, proven and high efficient single turbo charging system
  • Classification society standards ensure high safety and quality
  • Intelligent simplicity ensures a robust engine platform
  • Optimized service schedules enable high availability and long durability

  • Ultrafast start time and load acceptance
  • No engine start limitations
  • Continuous power (base and peak load), prime power, stand-by
  • Part load with high efficiency
  • Monitoring for unattended operation
  • Asset intelligence system

  • Reduced complexity of standard modular design allows an easy installation
  • Low space requirements between the gensets
  • Genset is ready for installation
  • Generator set designed for direct elastic mounting

  • Low fuel and oil consumption
  • Low maintenance requirements
  • Operator and maintenance training courses available

  • High reliability, modular design and integral construction reduce the number of components by 40% over conventional designs e.g.:
    - Dry engine block with integrated ducts for lubricating oil and charge air and underslung crankshaft
    - Compact cylinder head design
  • Smart maintenance solutions:
    - Easily removable cylinder heads, quick removable fluid connections
    - Split connecting rods to allow fast and easy piston removal without disturbing the big end bearing
    - Segmental camshaft design
    - Simplified parts spectrum by using single-pipe exhaust gas
    - Engine block free from cooling water
  • State-of-art material ensures long life time

  • Smart maintenance solutions allow an easy component accessibility
  • Large inspection openings afford an easy serviceability to core engine internals
  • Core engine components designed for reconditioning and reuse
  • Short maintenance times enable high availability
  • No engine removal necessary for maintenance and overhauls

  • Liquid: Light fuel oil (LFO), crude oil and heavy fuel oil (HFO) with fuel quality up to 700 cSt/50°C according to CIMAC H55/K55
  • Dual:
    - Light fuel oil (LFO), crude oil and heavy fuel oil (HFO) with fuel quality up to 700 cSt/50°C according to CIMAC H55/K55
    - Natural gas with methane number > 80 and lower heating value of 28MJ/Nm3
  • Gaseous: Natural gas with methane number > 80 and lower heating value of 31.5 MJ/Nm3

  • World bank emission certification (Stage 2)
  • Technische Anleitung (TA) Luft (only gas)
  • Post-emission treatment systems for lower emission requirements available

  • Assistance for planning - delivery - commissioning - operation and service)
  • Expertise and experience for solutions to maximize benefits, e.g. combine heat and power systems (CHP)

Standard Equipment

  • Gas valve unit (GVU) (only dual fuel (DF) and gas)
  • Engine ventilation module (only dual fuel (DF) and gas)
  • Separator module
  • Pre-pressure module
  • Circulation module
  • Ignition fuel oil module (only dual fuel (DF))
  • Piping interface module
  • Combined module: cooling water system and lube oil system
  • Lube oil separator module
  • Combined module: see lube oil system
  • Piping interface module
  • Cooling water system with radiators
  • Starting air compressor module
  • Starting air receiver module
  • Air filter - pocket
  • Air filter - pulse
  • Air filter - oil bath
  • Exhaust gas silencer
  • Exhaust gas ventilation module (only dual fuel (DF) and gas)
  • Selective catalytic reduction (SCR) system
  • Oxidation catalytic (Oxicat) converter system
  • Local control panel (LCP)
  • Engine monitoring package
  • Gas leak detection per cylinder (only dual fuel (DF) and gas)
  • Motor control center module (MCC)
  • Local data panel (LDP) / generator control panel (GCP)
  • Elastic mounting - genset/engine