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Generator Set Specifications
Minimum Rating2500 ekW
Maximum Rating3100 ekW
Voltage480 - 13800 Volts
Frequency60 Hz
Speed1800 RPM
Generator Set Configurations
Emissions/Fuel StrategyU.S. EPA Certified for Non-Emergency Stationary Genset
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

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  • 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.

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    Standard Equipment

    Air Inlet System
    • Air Cleaner; 4 x single element canister with service indicator(s).
    Control Panel
    • EMCP4.3 controls including emergency stop button
    • EMCP4.3 controller including:
    • - 24-volt DC operation.
    • - Environmental sealed front face
    • - Text alarm/event descriptions
    • - Warning/shutdown with common LED indication of shutdowns with indicating lights for:
    • - Low oil pressure
    • - High coolant temperature.
    • - Overspeed
    • - Emergency stop.
    • - Failure to start (overcrank)
    • - Low coolant level (requires optional coolant sensor)
    • 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, +/-0.25% accuracy
    • Digital indication for:
    • - RPM
    • - DC volts
    • - Operating hours
    • - Coolant temperature
    • - Volts (L-L & L-N
    • - Frequency (Hz).
    • - Amps (per phase & average).
    • - Power Factor (per phase & average)
    • - kW (per phase, average & percent)
    • - kVA (per phase, average & percent)
    • - kVAr (per phase, average & percent)
    • - kW-hr (total)
    • - kVAr-hr (total)
    • Warning/shutdown with common LED indication of shutdowns for:
    • - 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 (27/59)
    • - Over / Under frequency (81 o/u)
    • - Reverse power (kW) (32)
    • - Reverse reactive power (kVAr) (32RV)
    • - Overcurrent (50/51)
    • 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
    • - 12 programmable digital inputs
    • - 16 programmable digital outputs
    • - 3 programmable analog inputs
    • - 3 programmable analog outputs
    • - 2 programmable PWM outputs
    • Local annunciator option
    Cooling System
    • SCAC cooling
    • Radiator group shipped loose.
    • Fan and belt guards
    • Coolant drain line and valves
    • Coolant sensor - (2 x shipped loose: 1/4-18 and 1/2-14 NPTF).
    Exhaust System
    • Insulated CEM
    • CEM dosing module
    • CEM dosing module features:
    • - Air filter
    • - DEF filter
    • - 120VAC
    • - Freeze protection
    • - DEF line purge
    • - External relay
    • Harness from dosing module to CEM
    • Air and heated DEF lines from dosing module to CEM
    • Dry exhaust manifold
    • Flanged faced outlets at CEM in (21.2") and out (25")
    Fuel System
    • Primary fuel filter water / fuel water separator
    • 10 Micron spin on type
    • 3 Filters, shipped loose - can be mounted on frame rails (Requires dealer provided flex)
    • Secondary / tertiary fuel filters
    • 4 Micron Spin On Type
    • 3 Filters, engine mounted
    Generator and Attachments
    • 3 Phase brushless, salient pole
    • 6 lead
    • IEC platinum stator RTDs (.00385 temperature coefficient)
    • Caterpillar's digital voltage regulator (CDVR) includes:
    • - Reactive droop capability
    • - 3-Phase voltage sensing
    • - KVAR / PF modes
    • - RFI suppression
    • - Min / Max exciter limiter
    • - Exciter diode monitor
    • 1800 Frame generators (LV/MV)
    • Form wound
    • NEMA Class H insulation
    • Class H temperature rise at 40C ambient (125C prime / 150C standby)
    • (LV) Bus bar connections, top / center mounted, top cable entry
    • - 60 Hz models: NEMA standard hole pattern
    • (MV)Bus bar connections, right side extension box, bottom cable entry
    • - 60 Hz models: NEMA standard hole pattern.
    • 3000 Frame generators (MV/HV)
    • Form wound
    • Permanent magnet
    • Anti condensation space heater
    • NEMA Class H insulation, Class F temperature rise at 40C ambient (105C prime / 130C standby)
    • 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 and continuous; optional with standby
    Mounting System
    • 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
    General
    • Paint - Caterpillar yellow with high gloss black rails & radiator
    • RH Service (except oil filter service 60 Hz models: left hand service
    • Flywheel and flywheel housing-SAE No. 00
    • SAE standard rotation
    • *For HV EMCP4.3 control panel: Includes wall mount control panel, shipped loose, for customer mounting and 7.5 meter interconnect harness.
    • * For HV applications, customer to provide 120V secondary sensing, 5A secondary current sensing and harness between package and EMCP4.3 (drawing provided). CDVR is installed in wall mount.

    Optional Equipment

    Air Inlet System
    • Single stage air cleaner
    Control Panels
    • EMCP 4.3
    • EMCP 4.4 requires 1800 frame low voltage packages
    • E-Stop - Only for use with 3000 frame generators and EMCP4.3
    • Load share module
    • EMCP mounting location - LV / MV -- requires 1800 frame generator
    • Customer AC-DC connection mounting location - LV / MV
    • Load share governor / auxiliary plate and auxiliary box (LV)
    • Remote speed adjust
    • Annunciator modules
    • Customer interface options
    • Generator temperature monitoring
    • Modbus monitoring of packages
    • Vandal proof panel door
    Cooling System
    • Package mounted radiator
    • Remote radiators
    • SCAC circuits
    • Fuel cooler
    Exhaust
    • Exhaust collectors / manifold
    Fuel System
    • Primary fuel filter
    General
    • Paint - colors (other than Caterpillar yellow) or high performance paints
    • US aid emblem
    Generator and Attachments
    • 480 Volts, Generators (LV) 60 Hz, 3 phase, 1800 rpm, FW, PM, 6 leads, pitch = 0.6667 - 1800 frame
    • 480 Volts, Generators (MV) 60 Hz, 3 phase, 1800 rpm, FW, PM, 6 leads, pitch = 0.6667 -- 1800, 3000 frame
    • Space heater kit
    • Thermostat for space heater
    • Differential current transformers (DCT):
    • - 5, 9 and 15 kV class DCTs
    Instrumentation
    • Pyrometer and thermocouples
    • Harness - ECM interconnect
    Lube System
    • Lube oil heater
    • Oil pan drain valve
    • Standard sump oil pan
    • Lubricating oil
    • Electric prelube pump
    • Oil filters
    Crankcase Systems
    • Explosion relief valves
    Mounting System
    • Rubber anti-vibration mounts
    • Spring-type linear vibration isolators
    • IBC vibration isolators - shipped loose
    Power Connections
    • Center post busbars (LV) connections
    • Side / Rear monted busbars (LV)
    • Cable entry options (LV)
    • Control packating (LV) - Enclosures
    • Power connection covers
    • Optional package mounted circuit breakers (LV)
    • 4000 Amp, 3 Pole, UL-100% Rated Circuit Breakers
    • 4000 Amp, 3 Pole, IEC-Rated Circuit Breakers
    • 5000 Amp, 3 Pole, UL-100% Rated Circuit Breakers
    • 5000 Amp, 3 Pole, IEC-Rated Circuit Breakers
    • Circuit Breaker Harness
    • MV Power Connection Options:
    • - 1800 Frame generator side / rear mounted busbars:
    • - Left hand MV nema busbar
    • - Right hand MV nema busbar
    • Cable entry options - 1800 frame (MV)
    • Neutral ground - (MV)
    • Masterpack breaker connections
    Service Tools - Barring Groups
    • Engine group
    • Group manual
    • Engine air powered
    • Control GP-airpowered group
    Special Tests / Reports
    • Generator test report
    • PGS test report @ 1.0 power factor
    • PGS test report @ 0.8 power factor
    • Standard genset torsional nibration analysis (TVA) report
    • Custom genset TVA report
    • Fuel consumption test
    • Standard engine test charge
    Starting/Charging
    • 24 Volt power distribution box
    • 24 Volt electric starting motor
    • Air starting motor
    • Covers - starter locations
    • 24 Volt battery set - dry
    • Heavy duty battery set with rack
    • 35 and 50 Amp battery chargers
    • Jacket water heaters
    • Jacket water heater wiring groups

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