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Generator Set Specifications
Minimum Rating2500 ekW
Maximum Rating3100 ekW
Emissions/Fuel StrategyU.S. EPA Certified
Voltage480 to 13800 Volts
Frequency60 Hz
Speed1800 rpm
Duty CycleStandby, Mission Critical, Prime, Continuous
Engine Specifications
Engine ModelC175-16 SCAC, V-16, 4-Stroke Water-Cooled Diesel
Bore6.89 in
Stroke8.66 in
Displacement5155.88 in³
Compression Ratio16:07:01
AspirationTurbo Aftercooled
Fuel SystemEUI
Governor TypeADEM™ A4
Generator Set Dimensions
Length - Minimum242.77 in
Length - Maximum312.2 in
Width - Minimum83.1 in
Width - Maximum123 in
Height - Minimum87 in
Height - Maximum142.3 in
Dry Weight - Genset (minimum)42750 lb
Dry Weight - Genset (maximum)45114 lb

Cat Generator Set Package

  • 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
  • Cat Diesel Engine

  • 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
  • SR5 Alternator

  • Superior motor starting capability minimizes need for oversizing alternator
  • Designed to match performance and output characteristics of Cat diesel engines
  • Robust Class H insulation
  • EMCP 4 Control Panel

  • 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
  • Cooling System

  • Designed to operate in standard ambient temperatures up to 50°C (122°F)
  • Contact your Cat Dealer for specific ambient and altitude capabilities
  • Certifications

  • UL2200 Listed
  • CSA Certified
  • IBC Seismic Certification
  • OSHPD pre-approval
  • One Safe Source

  • 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
  • World Wide Product Support

  • 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

    Control Panel
    • EMCP4.3 controls including emergency stop button
    • Accessory module data link
    • kVAr (per phase, average & percent)
    • Engine cool-down timer
    • Emergency stop
    • Power Factor (per phase & average)
    • Low coolant temperature
    • Overcurrent (50/51)
    • 2 Programmable digital outputs
    • EMCP4.3
    • Operating hours
    • Warning/shutdown with common LED indication of shutdowns for:
    • High coolant temperature
    • Generator mounted - rear facing
    • Failure to start (overcrank)
    • Communications
    • Low oil pressure
    • Low oil pressure
    • Customer data link (Modbus RTU)
    • 4 Programmable relay outputs (Form A)
    • Overspeed
    • kW-hr (total)
    • RPM
    • Emergency stop
    • 12 Programmable digital inputs
    • kVAr-hr (total)
    • Over / Under frequency (81 o/u)
    • Amps (per phase & average)
    • Reverse reactive power (kVAr) (32RV)
    • 16 Programmable digital outputs
    • Low coolant level Over / Under voltage (27/59)
    • Alarm acknowledge
    • Environmental sealed front face
    • Frequency (Hz)
    • Reverse power (kW) (32)
    • True RMS AC metering, 3-phase, +/-0.25% accuracy
    • High coolant temperature
    • Low coolant level (requires optional coolant sensor)
    • DC volts
    • 2 Programmable relay outputs (Form C)
    • 3 Programmable analog inputs
    • Failure to start (overcrank)
    • 3 Programmable analog outputs
    • Coolant temperature
    • Speed adjust
    • Controls:
    • Digital indication for:
    • Engine cycle crank
    • Local annunciator option
    • Serial annunciator module data link
    • Volts (L-L & L-N)
    • Overspeed
    • Auto/start/stop control
    • kW (per phase, average & percent)
    • Warning / Shutdown with common LED indication of shutdowns with indicating lights for:
    • Lamp test
    • Emergency stop button
    • 24-volt DC operation
    • 2 Programmable PWM outputs
    • Text alarm / event descriptions
    • 6 Programmable digital inputs
    • kVA (per phase, average & percent)
    • - High coolant temperature.
    • - Accessory module data link
    • - Engine cycle crank
    • - DC volts
    • - Reverse reactive power (kVAr) (32RV)
    • - Frequency (Hz).
    • - Auto/start/stop control.
    • - Low oil pressure
    • - Text alarm/event descriptions
    • - kVAr-hr (total)
    • - kW (per phase, average & percent)
    • EMCP4.3 controller including:
    • - Reverse power (kW) (32)
    • - Warning/shutdown with common LED indication of shutdowns with indicating lights for:
    • - Speed adjust
    • Generator mounted - rear facing.
    • - Alarm acknowledge
    • - Overspeed
    • - Over / Under voltage (27/59)
    • Programmable protective relaying functions:
    • - Customer data link (Modbus RTU)
    • Communications:
    • - 24-volt DC operation.
    • - Over / Under frequency (81 o/u)
    • Digital indication for:
    • - Low oil pressure
    • - Failure to start (overcrank)
    • - kVAr (per phase, average & percent)
    • - Lamp test
    • - Overcurrent (50/51)
    • - Power Factor (per phase & average)
    • - kW-hr (total)
    • - Failure to start (overcrank)
    • - Environmental sealed front face
    • - kVA (per phase, average & percent)
    • - Emergency stop
    • Warning/shutdown with common LED indication of shutdowns for:
    • - Coolant temperature
    • - Operating hours
    • - Volts (L-L & L-N
    • - Low coolant level (requires optional coolant sensor)
    • - Amps (per phase & average).
    • - Low coolant temperature
    • - Generator phase sequence
    • Controls:
    • - Overspeed
    • - True RMS AC metering, 3-phase, +/-0.25% accuracy
    • - Engine cool-down timer
    • - High coolant temperature
    • - RPM
    • - Emergency stop.
    • - Low coolant level
    Cooling System
    • Coolant sensor - (2 x shipped loose: 1/4-18 and 1/2-14 NPTF)
    • SCAC cooling
    • Radiator group shipped loose
    • Fan and belt guards
    • Coolant drain line and valves
    • Radiator group shipped loose.
    • SCAC cooling
    • Fan and belt guards
    Exhaust System
    • Insulated CEM
    • Dry exhaust manifold
    • 120 VAC
    • Anti-freeze protection
    • Flanged faced outlets at CEM in (21.2") and out (25")
    • DEF filter
    • CEM dosing module
    • Harness from dosing module to CEM
    • Air and heated DEF lines from dosing module to CEM
    • CEM dosing module features:
    • Air filter
    • Insulated CEM
    Fuel System
    • 3 Filters, shipped loose - can be mounted on frame rails (Requires dealer provided flex)
    • 10 Micron spin on type
    • Primary fuel filter water / fuel water separator
    • Secondary / tertiary fuel filters
    • 3 Filters, engine mounted
    • 4 Micron Spin On Type
    • 4 Micron Spin On Type
    • Secondary / tertiary fuel filters
    • 3 Filters, engine mounted
    • 3 Filters, shipped loose - can be mounted on frame rails (Requires dealer provided flex)
    • 10 Micron spin on type
    • Primary fuel filter water / fuel water separator
    Generator and Attachments
    • Permanent magnet
    • NEMA Class H insulation
    • Right side extension box, bottom cable entry
    • Reactive droop capability
    • 3 Phase brushless, salient pole
    • 1800 Frame generators (LV/MV)
    • RFI suppression
    • IEC platinum stator RTDs (.00385 temperature coefficient)
    • 6 Lead
    • NEMA Class H insulation, Class F temperature rise at 40C ambient (105C prime / 130C standby)
    • Exciter diode monitor
    • Anti condensation space heater
    • Caterpillar's digital voltage regulator (CDVR) includes:
    • (MV) Busbar connections, right side extension box, bottom cable entry: - 60 Hz models: NEMA standard hole pattern
    • KVAR / PF modes
    • Min / Max exciter limiter
    • Form wound
    • (LV) Busbar connections, top / center mounted, top cable entry 60 Hz models: NEMA standard hole pattern
    • 3-Phase voltage sensing
    • Class H temperature rise at 40C ambient (125C prime / 150C standby)
    • Form wound
    • 3000 Frame generators (MV/HV)
    • 3 Phase brushless, salient pole
    • 6 lead
    Governing System
    • ADEM A4
    • Redundant shutdown (Overspeed protection through a duplicate speed sensing system)
    Lube System
    • Fumes disposal
    • Integral lube oil cooler
    • Lubricating oil
    • Oil filter, filler and dipstick
    • Oil drain lines and valve
    • Prelube - required with prime and continuous; optional with standby
    • Gear type lube oil pump
    Mounting System
    • Rubber anti-vibration mounts (shipped loose)
    • Battery disconnect switch
    • Batteries and battery rack w/cables
    • Dual 24-volt electric starting motors
    • Rails - Engine / Generator
    Service Instructions
    • Two PM Inspections
    General
    • RH Service (except oil filter service 60 Hz models: left hand service
    • * 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.
    • SAE standard rotation
    • Paint - Caterpillar yellow with high gloss black rails & radiator
    • *For HV EMCP4.3 control panel: Includes wall mount control panel, shipped loose, for customer mounting and 7.5 meter interconnect harness.
    • Flywheel and flywheel housing-SAE No. 00
    Air Inlet System
    • Air Cleaner; 4 x single element canister with service indicator(s).
    • Single stage air cleaner
    • Air Cleaner; 4 x single element canister with service indicator(s).

    Optional Equipment

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

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