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Generator Set Specifications
Minimum Rating3150 ekW
Maximum Rating4000 ekW
Emissions/Fuel StrategyLow Fuel Consumption, U.S. EPA Stationary Emergency Use Only
Voltage3300 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 Other 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
    • EMCP 4.2
    • Emergency stop pushbutton
    • 24-volt DC operation
    • Environmental sealed front face.
    • Text alarm / event descriptions.
    • Wall mounted 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)
    • Warning / shutdown Indicators:
    • Low oil pressure
    • High Coolant temperature
    • Overspeed
    • Emergency stop
    • Failure to start (overcrank)
    • Low Coolant level
    • 4 programmable relay Inputs
    • 4 programmable relay output
    Cooling System
    • SCAC cooling
    • JW Inlet: 6" ANSI / JW Outlet: 5" Cat Flange
    • AC Inlet: 6" ANSI / AC Outlet: 3-1/2" ANSI
    • Coolant sensors
    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
    • 10 Micron spin on yype
    • Filters x 3
    • Secondary / tertiary fuel filters
    • 4 Micron spin on type
    • Engine mounted filters x 3
    Generators and attachments
    • 3 Phase brushless
    • Salient pole
    • 6 Leads
    • IEC Platinum stator RTDs
    • 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
    • Anti condensation space heater
    • 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
    Mounting Systems
    • Rails - Engine / generator
    • Rubber anti-vibration mounts (shipped loose)
    Starting / Charging System
    • Dual 24 volt electric starting motors
    • Batteries and battery rack w/cables
    • Battery disconnect switch
    General
    • Paint - Caterpillar yellow with high gloss black rails
    • Right hand service
    • SAE standard rotation

    Optional Equipment

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

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