New | C175-16 Generator Set

Caterpillar is leading the power generation marketplace with Power Solutions engineered to deliver unmatched flexibility, expandability, reliability, and cost-effectiveness.

Generator Set Specifications
Minimum Rating2500 kVA
Maximum Rating3100 kVA
Emissions/Fuel StrategyLow Fuel, Low Emissions
Voltage380 to 11000 Volts
Frequency50 Hz
Speed1500 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
Displacement5166.88 in³
Compression Ratio16:07:01
AspirationTurbo Aftercooled
Fuel SystemCommon Rail
Governor TypeADEM™ A4
Generator Set Dimensions
Length - Minimum241.6 in
Length - Maximum311 in
Width - Minimum83 in
Width - Maximum108.5 in
Height - Minimum87 in
Height - Maximum130.2 in
Dry Weight - Genset (minimum)42750 lb
Dry Weight - Genset (maximum)50750 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

  • eu Declaration Of Incorporation
  • eu Declaration Of Conformity
  • ibc Seismic Certification
  • eurasian Conformity (eac)

  • 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 canister with service indicator(s)
Control Panel
  • EMCP 4.2B
  • Volts (L-L & L-N)
  • Engine cycle crank
  • Power Factor (per phase & average)
  • Overcurrent
  • Communications
  • Emergency stop
  • 2 Programmable relay outputs (Form C)
  • 6 Programmable digital inputs
  • 2 Programmable digital outputs
  • Environmental sealed front face.
  • DC Volts
  • Reverse power
  • Programmable Protective Relaying Functions
  • High coolant temperature
  • Accessory module data link
  • Low coolant level
  • Over / under frequency
  • Amps (per phase & average)
  • True RMS AC metering, 3-phase, +/-2% accuracy
  • Low coolant temperature
  • Reverse Reactive Power
  • Controls
  • Oil pressure (psi, kPa or bar)
  • Lamp test
  • Coolant temperature
  • Warning / shutdown Indicators
  • 4 Programmable relay outputs (Form A)
  • Alarm acknowledge
  • Generator phase sequence
  • 24 Volt DC operation
  • Serial annunciator module data link
  • Customer data link (Modbus RTU)
  • Failure to start (overcrank)
  • Auto / start / stop control.
  • Low oil pressure
  • RPM
  • Text alarm / event descriptions.
  • Digital Indicators
  • Generator mounted - rear facing
  • Emergency stop pushbutton
  • Engine cool-down timer.
  • Operating hours
  • Over / under voltage
  • Overspeed
  • Frequency (Hz)
Cooling System
  • Radiator group - shipped loose
  • SCAC cooling
  • Coolant Sensors
  • Coolant drain line and valves
  • Fan and belt guards
Exhaust System
  • Bolted flange, with bellow for each turbo
  • Dry Exhaust Manifold
Fuel System
  • Filters x 3
  • Secondary / Tertiary fuel filters
  • 10 Micron Spin On Type
  • 4 Micron Spin On Type
  • Primary fuel filter water / fuel water separator
  • Engine mounted filters X3
Generator and Attachments
  • 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
  • (LV) Busbar connections, top/center mounted, top cable entry
  • 3 Phase Brushless
  • Salient pole
  • 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
  • Gear type lube oil pump
  • Lubricating oil
  • Fumes disposal
  • Integral lube oil cooler
  • Oil drain lines and valve
  • Oil filter, filler and dipstick
  • Prelube - required with prime, continuous, and standby
Mounting Systems
  • 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
Power Termination
  • Busbar
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 System
  • Single element air cleaner
  • Dual element air cleaner
  • Air inlet adapters
  • Air inlet protection
Control Panel
  • 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

listofrelationships

original

original

original

original

Other Models in this Category

Select Generator Type


Hawthorne Power Systems Logo

Request a Quote

Why Cat is Better. Machine Comparison

"
With only a few days notice, we were able to get the emergency system working properly. Hawthorne Cat provided great leadership and excellent field support.
Mark Cripe
Helix Electric
"

San Diego - Power
Kyle Farmer
Engine Business Manager
858.376.6821 office
760.715.9565 mobile
kfarmer@hawthornecat.com

Tim Roberts
Product Support
General Manager
858.376.6820 office
858.583.8460 mobile
troberts@hawthornecat.com

Mark Reza
Used Engine Sales Manager
858.376.6840 office
858.688.0076 mobile
mreza@hawthornecat.com

Jeff Reid
Service Manager
858.376.6890 office
858.472.1852 mobile
jreid@hawthornecat.com

Hawaii – Power
Cliff Yuen
Director of Sales & Rentals
808.676.0322 office
808.349.7767 mobile
cyuen@hawthornecat.com

Guam – Power
Myver Hecita
Power Systems Rental &
Sales Representative
671.649.4241 office
671.898.2740 mobile
mhecita@hawthornecat.com