CM46DF (V-Type)

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Generator Set Specifications

Minimum Rating 10580 kWe
Maximum Rating 14110 kWe
Emissions/Fuel Strategy (WB) Cert stage 1 and 2
Voltage 3000 to 13800 Volts
Frequency At Speed 50 Hz @ 500 / 60 Hz @ 514
Duty Cycle Prime, Continuous
Ready To Accept Loads (Preheated/Vented) 40 s
Normal Ramp Up To 100% Load 80 s
Emergency Ramp Up 10% To 100% Load 25 s
Genset Efficiency Up To 48.50%

Engine Specifications

Engine Model CM46DF V-Type, 4-stroke-engine
Bore 18.11in
Stroke 24.02in
Aspiration Turbocharged-aftercooled
Engine Rating Range 10800 - 14400 kW
Configuration 12,16 cylinder
Fuel Type Gas / diesel oil / heavy fuel oil (HFO) / crude oil
Swept Volume 6186in³
Mean Effective Pressure Up To 309psi
Specific Fuel Oil Consumption (WB I) Up To 0.406Ib/kWh
Specific Fuel Oil Consumption (WB II) Up To 0.406Ib/kWh
Specific Lube Oil Consumption 0.001Ib/kWh

Generator Set Dimensions

Length - Minimum 562in
Length - Maximum 652in
Width - Minimum 153in
Width - Maximum 159in
Height - Minimum 183in
Height - Maximum 188in
Dry Weight - Genset (minimum) 500449lb
Dry Weight - Genset (maximum) 630521lb

Standard Equipment

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

Optional Equipment