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Generator Set Specifications
Minimum Rating3150 ekW
Maximum Rating4000 ekW
Emissions/Fuel StrategyLow Fuel Consumption
Voltage4160 to 13800 Volts
Frequency60 Hz
Speed1800 rpm
Duty CycleStandby, Mission Critical, Prime, Continuous
Engine Specifications
Engine ModelC175-20 SCAC, V-20, 4-Stroke Water-Cooled Diesel
Bore6.89 in
Stroke8.66 in
Displacement6456.31 in³
Compression Ratio15:03:01
AspirationTurbo Aftercooled
Fuel SystemCommon Rail
Governor TypeADEM™ A4
Generator Set Dimensions
Length - Minimum261.5 in
Length - Maximum330.6 in
Width - Minimum85.4 in
Width - Maximum127.7 in
Height - Minimum87.6 in
Height - Maximum150.7 in
Dry Weight - Genset (minimum)55100 lb
Dry Weight - Genset (maximum)66200 lb

  • cat Generator Set Packages Have Been Fully Prototype Tested
  • accepts 100% Block Load In One Step And Meets Nfpa 110 Loading Requirements
  • conform To Iso 8528-5 Steady State And Transient Response Requirements

  • 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

  • superior Motor Starting Capability Minimizes Need For Oversizing Alternator
  • designed To Match Performance And Output Characteristics Of Cat Diesel Engines
  • robust Class H Insulation

  • user-Friendly Interface And Navigation
  • scalable System To Meet A Wide Range Of Installation Requirement
  • expansion Modules And Site-Specific Programming For Specific Customer Requirements

  • designed To Operate In Standard Ambient Temperatures Up To 50°c (122°f)
  • contact Your Cat Dealer For Specific Ambient And Altitude Capabilities

  • ul2200
  • ibc Seismic Certification
  • oshpd Pre-Approval
  • eu Certification Of Conformance (ce)
  • eec Declaration Of Conformity

  • components Used In The Generator Set Are Selected At The Design Stage To Provide Optimum Package Performance
  • the Generator Set Is Fully Assembled At A Caterpillar Facility Following Our Quality Guidelines
  • each Generator Set Package Is Tested Before Leaving The Caterpillar Facility
  • cat Product Support, Including Dealer Service, Parts And Warranty Covers The Entire Cat Power System

  • cat Dealers Have Over 1,800 Dealer Branch Stores Operating In 200 Countries
  • your Local Cat Dealer Provides Extensive Post-Sale Support, Including Maintenance And Repair Agreements

Standard Equipment

Air Inlet System
  • 4 x Single element air cleaner canisters with service indicator(s).
Control Panel
  • Lamp test
  • oil pressure (psi, kPa or bar)
  • Operating hours
  • 4 programmable relay Inputs
  • Environmental sealed front face.
  • Volts (L-L & L-N)
  • Amps (per phase & average)
  • Low Coolant level
  • Coolant temperature
  • Engine cool-down timer.
  • High Coolant temperature
  • Frequency (Hz)
  • EMCP 4.2
  • Digital indicators:
  • Overspeed
  • True RMS AC metering, 3-phase, +/-2% accuracy
  • Speed adjust
  • Warning / shutdown Indicators:
  • 24-volt DC operation
  • Engine cycle crank
  • 4 programmable relay output
  • Text alarm / event descriptions.
  • Emergency stop pushbutton
  • Auto / start / stop Control
  • RPM
  • Wall mounted controls:
  • Low oil pressure
  • Alarm acknowledge
  • DC Volts
  • Failure to start (overcrank)
  • Emergency stop
Cooling System
  • SCAC cooling
  • Coolant sensors
  • AC Inlet: 6" ANSI / AC Outlet: 3-1/2" ANSI
  • JW Inlet: 6" ANSI / JW Outlet: 5" Cat Flange
Exhaust System
  • Dry exhaust manifold
  • Dual ANSI 18" / DIN 450 flanges. Shipped loose. Support required from installation
Fuel System
  • Primary fuel filter water / fuel water separator
  • 4 Micron spin on type
  • Engine mounted filters x 3
  • Secondary / tertiary fuel filters
  • Filters x 3
  • 10 Micron spin on yype
Generators and attachments
  • 3 Phase brushless
  • Exciter diode monitor
  • Salient pole
  • RFI suppression
  • 6 Leads
  • Anti condensation space heater
  • IEC Platinum stator RTDs
  • Class H temperature rise at 40C ambient
  • Form wound
  • 3 Phase voltage sensing
  • Min / max exciter limiter
  • Permanent magnet
  • Right side extension box, bottom cable entry
  • Reactive droop capability
  • NEMA Class H insulation
  • Voltage regulator:
Governing System
  • ADEM A4
  • Redundant shutdown (Overspeed protection through a duplicate speed sensing system)
Lube System
  • Oil filter, filler and dipstick
  • Gear type lube oil pump
  • Fumes disposal
  • Lubricating oil
  • Integral lube oil cooler
  • Oil drain lines and valve
Mounting Systems
  • Rails - Engine / generator
  • Rubber anti-vibration mounts (shipped loose)
Starting / Charging System
  • Battery disconnect switch
  • Batteries and battery rack w/cables
  • Dual 24 volt electric starting motors
General
  • Right hand service
  • Paint - Caterpillar yellow with high gloss black rails
  • SAE standard rotation

Optional Equipment

Control Panel
  • Customer interface options
  • Annunciator modules
  • EMCP 4.3
  • Speed adjust
  • EMCP voltage and current sensing groups
  • Generator Harness
  • Generator temperature monitoring
  • E-Stop
  • Modbus monitoring of packages
  • Load share module
  • Interconnect harness
  • EMCP and MV and HV power connection locations
  • Vandal proof panel door
Generator
  • Internal excitation (IE)
  • Permanent magnet excitation (PMG)
  • Anti-condensation heater
  • Oversize and premium generators
Power Termination
  • Circuit breakers, UL listed
  • Circuit breakers, IEC compliant
Air Inlet Systems
  • Single element air cleaner
Cooling System
  • Fuel cooler
  • Package mounted radiators
  • Remote radiators
Exhaust System
  • Front housing - Standby or mission critical
  • Exhaust collectors / Manifold
  • Mufflers (15, 25 and 34 dBA silencers)
  • Front housing - Prime or continuous
Fuel System
  • Primary fuel filter
General
  • Engine barring group
  • Manual
  • Control GP - Air powered bar group
  • Engine Air powered
  • Barring groups:
  • Special paint - 3500
Generators and Attachments
  • Differential current transformers
  • Medium Voltage - 3000 Frames - 60 Hz, 3 phase, 1800 rpm, FW, PM, No of leads=6, Pitch 0.6667
  • Generator air cleaner
  • Thermostat for space heater
Instrumentation
  • Pyrometer and thermocouples
Lube System
  • Lube oil heater
  • Drain group oil pans
  • Electric prelube pumps
  • Oil filters
  • Lubricating oil
Crankcase Systems
  • Crankcase ventilation system
  • Explosive relief valves
Mounting System
  • IBC vibration isolators - Shipped loose
  • Rubber anti-vibration mounts
  • Spring type linear vibration isolators
Special Tests / Reports
  • Custom genset TVA report
  • PGS test report @ 0.8 power factor
  • Genset fuel consumption test
  • Special test charge - Engine only
  • Standard genset TVA (Torsional Vibration Analysis) report
  • PGS test report @ 1.0 power factor
  • Standard engine test charge
  • Generator test report
Starting / Charging System
  • Air pressure regulator
  • 20 Amp battery chargers
  • 50 Amp battery chargers
  • 24 Volt electric starting motors
  • Air starting motor
  • Starter location covers
  • Charging alternators - Dry
  • 24 Volt battery sets - Dry
  • Jacket water heaters
  • 35 Amp battery chargers

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