G3408 Gas Compression Engine

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Engine Design


 - Improved 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

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.

Gas Engine Rating Pro

GERP is a PC-based program designed to provide site performance capabilities for Cat® natural gas engines for the gas compression industry. GERP provides engine data for your site’s altitude, ambient temperature, fuel, engine coolant heat rejection, performance data, installation drawings, spec sheets, and pump curves.

Product Support Offered Through Global Cat Dealer

More than 2,200 dealer outletsCat factory-trained dealer technicians service every aspect of your petroleum engineCat parts and labor warrantyPreventive maintenance agreements available for repairbefore-failure optionsS•O•SSM program matches your oil and coolant samples against Caterpillar set standards to determine:
 - Internal engine component condition
 - Presence of unwanted fluids
 - Presence of combustion by-products
 - Site-specific oil change interval

Over 80 Years of Engine Manufacturing Experience

Over 60 years of natural gas engine productionOwnership of these manufacturing processes enables Caterpillar to produce high quality, dependable products.
 - Cast engine blocks, heads, cylinder liners, and flywheel housings
 - Machine critical components
 - Assemble complete engine

Web Site

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Engine Specifications
Minimum Rating 190 bkW (255 BHP)
Maximum Rating 298 bkW (400 BHP)
Emissions NSPS Site Compliant Capable or non-regulated
Displacement 18 l (1099 inu00b3)
Compression Ratio 9.7:1
Aspiration Naturally Aspirated or Turbocharged-Aftercooled
Rotation from Flywheel End Counterclockwise
Flywheel and Flywheel Housing SAE No. 0
Flywheel Teeth 136
Weight - Dry 1678 kg (3700 lb)
Oil Change Interval 750 hours
Ignition, Protection Altronic III
Stroke 152 mm (6 in)
Bore 137 mm (5.4 in)
Capacity for Liquids
Cooling System 54.9 l (14.5 gal (US))
Lube Oil System - Refill 46.2 l (12.2 gal (US))

Standard Equipment

  • Air Inlet System
    • Air cleaner — single element with service indicator
  • Control System
    • Governor — Woodward PSG mechanical
    • Governor control — positive locking
  • Cooling System
    • Thermostats and housing
    • Jacket water pump
    • Aftercooler water pump
    • Aftercooler core
  • Exhaust System
    • Watercooled exhaust manifolds
    • Dry exhaust elbow
  • Flywheel & Flywheel Housing
    • SAE No. 0 flywheel
    • SAE No. 0 flywheel housing
    • SAE standard rotation
  • Fuel System
    • Gas pressure regulator
    • Natural gas carburetor
  • Ignition System
    • Digital ignition system
  • Instrumentation
    • Service meter
  • Lube System
    • Crankcase breather — top mounted
    • Oil cooler
    • Oil filter — RH
    • Auxiliary oil reservoir
    • Rear sump oil pan
    • Oil filler in valve cover and dipstick — RH
  • Mounting System
    • Engine supports
  • Protection System
    • Shutoffs
  • General
    • Paint — Cat yellow
    • Crankshaft vibration damper and drive pulleys
    • Lifting eyes

Optional Equipment

  • Air Inlet System
    • Air cleaner — dual element
    • Air inlet adapter
    • Precleaner
    • Air cleaner rain cap
  • Charging System
    • Battery chargers
    • Charging alternators
    • Ammeter gauge
    • Ammeter gauge and wiring
    • Control mounting
  • Control System
    • EG3P/2301A speed control governor
    • PSG electric governor
    • PSG pneumatic governor
  • Cooling System
    • Radiators
    • Non-sparking blower fan
    • Blower fan and fan drives for customer suppliedradiators
    • ATAAC conversion
    • Aftercooler
    • Expansion tank
    • Heat exchanger
  • Exhaust System
    • Flexible fittings
    • Elbows
    • Flanges
    • Rain caps
    • Mufflers
    • Exhaust manifold
  • Fuel System
    • Dual gas regulator
    • Low energy fuel carburetor
    • Low pressure gas conversion
    • Propane and natural gas valve and jet kits
    • Fuel filter
  • Ignition System
    • CSA ignition
    • Ignition ground wiring harness
    • Power supply — digital ignition system
  • Instrumentation
    • Gauges and instrument panels
  • Lube System
    • Auxiliary oil reservoir removal
    • Lubricating oil
  • Mounting System
    • Vibration isolators
  • Power Take-Offs
    • Auxiliary drive pulleys
    • Enclosed clutch
    • Clutch support
    • Front stub shaf
    • Flywheel stub shaft
    • Pulley removal
  • Protection System
    • Gas valves
  • Starting System
    • Air starting motor
    • Electric air start control
    • Air pressure regulator
    • Air silencer
    • Electric starting motor — single 24-volt
    • Starting aids
    • Battery sets (24-volt dry), cables, and rack

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