New | C175-16 Generator Set

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Generator Set Specifications
Minimum Rating2500 kVA
Maximum Rating3100 kVA
Voltage220 - 13800 Volts
Frequency50 Hz
Speed1500 RPM
Generator Set Configurations
Emissions/Fuel StrategyLow Fuel Consumption, U.S. EPA Certified for Stationary Emergency Use Only (Tier 2 Nonroad Equivalent Emission Standards)
Engine Specifications
Engine ModelC175-16 SCAC, V-16, 4-Stroke Water-Cooled Diesel
Bore8.89 in
Displacement5155.88 in³
Stroke8.66 in
Compression Ratio 50 Hz16:7:1
Compression Ratio 60 Hz15:3:1
AspirationTurbo Aftercooled
Governor TypeADEM™ A4
Fuel SystemCommon Rail

  • reliable, Rugged, Durable Design
  • field-proven In Thousands Of Applications Worldwide
  • four-stroke-cycle Diesel Engine Combines Consistent Performance And Excellent Fuel Economy With Minimum Weight
  • matched To The Performance And Output Characteristics Of Cat Engines
  • industry Leading Mechanical And Electrical Design
  • industry Leading Motor Starting Capabilities
  • high Efficiency
  • The Emcp Controller Features The Reliability And Durability You Have Come To Expect From Your Cat Equipment. Emcp4 Is A Scalable Control Platform Designed To Ensure Reliable Generator Set Operation, Providing Extensive Information About Power Output And Engine Operation. Emcp4 Systems Can Be Further Customized To Meet Your Needs Through Programming And Expansion Modules.

  • seismic Certification Available.
  • anchoring Details Are Site Specific, And Are Dependent On Many Factors Such As Generator Set Size, Weight, And Concrete Strength.
  • ibc Certification Requires That The Anchoring System Used Is Reviewed And Approved By A Professional Engineer
  • seismic Certification Per Applicable Building Codes: Ibc 2000, Ibc 2003, Ibc 2006, Ibc 2009, Cbc 2007, Cbc 2010
  • pre-approved By Oshpd And Carries An Osp-0321-10 For Use In Healthcare Projects In California
  • The Generator Set Accepts 100% Rated Load In One Step Per Nfpa 110 And Meets Iso 8528-5 Transient Response.

  • ul 2200 Listed Packages
  • Csa Certified
  • certain Restrictions May Apply.
  • Consult With Your Cat® Dealer.
  • Fully Prototype Tested With Certified Torsional Vibration Analysis Available

    Cat Dealers Provide Extensive Post-sale Support Including Maintenance And Repair Agreements. Cat Dealers Have Over 1,800 Dealer Branch Stores Operating In 200 Countries. The Caterpillar S•o•s℠ Program Cost Effectively Detects Internal Engine Component Condition, Even The Presence Of Unwanted Fluids And Combustion By-products

    Standard Equipment

    Air Cleaner
    • Air Cleaner; 4 x single element canister with service indicator(s)
    Control Panel
    • EMCP4 / EMCP4.2
    • Emergency stop pushbutton
    • 24-volt DC operation
    • Environmental sealed front face.
    • Text alarm/event descriptions.
    • Generator mounted - rear facing
    • Controls
    • - Speed adjust
    • - Auto/start/stop control.
    • - Engine cool-down timer.
    • - Engine cycle crank
    • - Alarm acknowledge
    • - Lamp test
    • True RMS AC metering, 3-phase, +/-2% accuracy
    • Digital Indicators
    • - RPM
    • - DC volts
    • - Operating hours
    • - Oil pressure (psi, kPa or bar)
    • - Coolant temperature
    • - Volts (L-L & L-N)
    • - Frequency (Hz)
    • - Amps (per phase & average)
    • Power Factor (per phase & average)
    • Warning/shutdown Indicators
    • - Low oil pressure
    • - High coolant temperature
    • - Overspeed
    • - Emergency stop
    • - Failure to start (overcrank)
    • - Low coolant temperature
    • - Low coolant level
    • Programmable Protective Relaying Functions
    • - Generator phase sequence
    • - Over/Under voltage
    • - Over/Under Frequency
    • - Reverse Power
    • - Reverse Reactive Power
    • - Overcurrent
    • Communications
    • - Customer data link (Modbus RTU)
    • - Accessory module data link
    • - Serial annunciator module data link
    • - 6 programmable digital inputs
    • - 4 programmable relay outputs (Form A)
    • - 2 programmable relay outputs (Form C)
    • - 2 programmable digital outputs
    Cooling System
    • SCAC cooling
    • Radiator Group Shipped loose
    • Fan and belt guards
    • Coolant drain line and valves
    • Coolant Sensors
    Exhaust System
    • Dry Exhaust Manifold
    • Bolted Flange, with bellow for each turbo
    Fuel System
    • Primary fuel filter water / fuel water separator
    • 10 Micron Spin On Type
    • Filters x 3
    • Secondary / Tertiary fuel filters
    • - 4 Micron Spin On Type
    • - Engine mounted filters x3
    Generator and Attachments
    • 3 Phase Brushless
    • Salient Pole
    • 6 lead
    • IEC Platinum Stator RTDs
    • Voltage Regulator
    • Voltage Regulator
    • - Reactive droop capability
    • - 3-Phase voltage sensing
    • - RFI suppression
    • - Min/max exciter limiter
    • - exciter diode monitor
    • Form Wound
    • Permanent Magnet
    • NEMA Class H insulation
    • Class H temperature rise at 40C ambient
    • (LV) Busbar connections, top/center mounted, top cable entry
    • - 50 Hz models: IEC standard hole pattern
    • (MV) Busbar connections, right side extension box, bottom cable entry
    • Anti Condensation Space Heater
    • Class F temperature rise at 40C ambient
    • Right side extension box, bottom cable entry
    Governing System
    • ADEM A4
    • Redundant Shutdown (Overspeed protection through a duplicate speed sensing system)
    Lube System
    • Lubricating oil
    • Gear type lube oil pump
    • Integral lube oil cooler
    • Oil filter, filler and dipstick
    • Oil drain lines and valve
    • Fumes disposal
    • Prelube - required with prime, continuous, and standby
    Mounting Systems
    • Rails - Engine/Generator
    • Rubber anti-vibration mounts (shipped loose)
    • Dual 24-volt electric starting motors
    • Batteries and battery rack w/cables
    • Battery disconnect switch
    Service Instructions
    • Two PM inspections
    Power Termination
    • Bus Bar
    General
    • Paint - Caterpillar Yellow with high gloss black rails & radiator
    • Right hand service
    • Flywheel and flywheel housing-SAE No. 00
    • SAE standard rotation

    Optional Equipment

    Air Inlet Systems
    • Single element air cleaner
    • Dual element air cleaner
    • Air inlet adapters
    • Air inlet protection
    Control Panels
    • EMCP 4.2 / EMCP 4.3 / EMCP 4.4
    • EMCP 4.4 optional harness
    • EMCP and MV&HV power connection locations
    • Load share module
    • EMCP mounting location - LV/MV
    • Customer AC-DC connection mounting location - LV/MV
    • Load share module / auxiliary plate and auxiliary box (LV)
    • Load share governor
    • Frame boxes
    • Automatically selected ground
    • EMCP voltage and current sensing groups
    • Raise lower switch
    • Speed adjust
    • Annunciator modules
    • Customer interface options
    • Generator temperature monitoring
    • Modbus monitoring of packages
    • E-Stop
    • Interconnect harness
    • Generator Harness
    Cooling System
    • Package mounted radiator
    • Remote radiators
    • Fuel cooler
    Exhaust System
    • Front housing - Standby or mission critical
    • Front housing - Prime or continuous
    • Exhaust collectors / Manifold
    • Exhaust support group
    • Mufflers
    • Weld flanges
    • Aftercooler drain
    Crankcase Systems
    • Explosive relief valves
    • Crankcase ventilation system
    Fuel System
    • Primary fuel filter
    Generators and Attachments
    • Low Voltage - 1800 and 3000 Frames - 50 Hz, 3 phase, 1500 rpm, FW, PM, No of leads=6, Pitch 0.6667
    • Medium Voltage - 1800 and 3000 Frames - 50 Hz, 3 phase, 1500 rpm, FW, PM, No of leads=6, Pitch 0.6667
    • Low Voltage - 1800 and 3000 Frames - 60 Hz, 3 phase, 1800 rpm, FW, PM, No of leads=6, Pitch 0.6667
    • Space heater kit
    • Thermostat for space heater
    • Conversion GP-Top cable entry
    • Generator air intake
    • Differential current transformers
    Instrumentation
    • Pyrometer and thermocouples
    Lube System
    • Lube oil heater
    • Drain group oil pans
    • Lubricating oil
    • Electric prelube pumps
    • Oil filters
    Mounting
    • Rubber anti-vibration mounts
    • Spring type linear vibration isolators
    • IBC vibration isolators - Shipped loose
    Power Connections
    • Center post busbars (LV)
    • Side / Rear mounted busbars (LV)
    • Harnesses (Breaker)
    • Cable entry options (LV)
    • Enclosures - Control packaging (LV)
    • Power connection covers (LV)
    • Neutral ground (LV)
    • 1800 Frame generators circuit breaker
    • Masterpack breakers
    • Paralleling circuit breakers
    • 1800 Frame generator side / rear mounted busbars (MV)
    • Cable entry options (MV)
    • Neutral ground (MV)
    • Low voltage connection cable
    • Masterpack breaker connections
    Special Tests / Reports
    • Generator test report
    • PGS test report @ 1.0 power factor
    • PGS test report @ 0.8 power factor
    • Standard genset TVA (Torsional Vibration Analysis) report
    • Custom genset TVA report
    • Special test charge - Engine only
    • Genset fuel consumption test
    • Standard engine test charge
    • IBC seismic certification
    • OSCOSH1 seismic certification
    Starting / Charging System
    • 24 Volt power distribution box
    • 24 Volt electric starting motors
    • Air starting motor
    • Air pressure regulator
    • Starter location covers
    • 24 Volt battery sets - Dry
    • Heavy duty battery sets with rack
    • 20 Amp battery chargers
    • 35 Amp battery chargers
    • 50 Amp battery chargers
    • Charging alternators - Dry
    • Jacket water heaters
    • Jacket water heater wiring groups
    General
    • Special paint colors
    • Service tools - Engine barring group
    • Barring group manual
    • Engine barring air powered
    • Control GP - Air powered bar group

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