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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 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

  • ul 2200 Listed
  • csa
  • ibc Seismic Certification
  • oshpd Pre-Approval

  • 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

Control Panel
  • - Warning/shutdown with common LED indication of shutdowns with indicating lights for:
  • - Speed adjust
  • Environmental sealed front face
  • - Overspeed
  • Lamp test
  • - Emergency stop
  • Generator mounted - rear facing
  • - Volts (L-L & L-N)
  • - Amps (per phase & average)
  • - Auto / start / stop control
  • Auto / start / stop control
  • 24 Volt DC operation
  • - Low oil pressure
  • - Overcurrent (50/51)
  • Local annunciator option
  • - High coolant temperature.
  • Overspeed
  • - Generator phase sequence
  • - Low coolant temperature
  • 12 Programmable digital inputs
  • kW (per phase, average & percent)
  • - Emergency stop
  • True RMS AC metering, 3-phase, +/-0.25% accuracy
  • - Accessory module data link
  • DC volts
  • Low coolant level Over / Under voltage (27/59)
  • - Low coolant level
  • Controls:
  • - Operating hours
  • Amps (per phase & average)
  • - coolant temperature
  • - DC volts
  • kVAr (per phase, average & percent)
  • - kVA (per phase, average & percent)
  • - Over / Under voltage (27/59)
  • - Engine cool-down timer
  • Failure to start (overcrank)
  • - RPM
  • - kVAr-hr (total)
  • Low coolant level (requires optional coolant sensor)
  • 4 Programmable relay outputs (Form A)
  • Power Factor (per phase & average)
  • Reverse reactive power (kVAr) (32RV)
  • Emergency stop button
  • - Frequency (Hz)
  • Over / Under frequency (81 o/u)
  • Volts (L-L & L-N)
  • Warning / Shutdown with common LED indication of shutdowns with indicating lights for:
  • - Power Factor (per phase & average)
  • 2 Programmable digital outputs
  • - alarm acknowledge
  • - Customer data link (Modbus RTU)
  • - Environmental sealed front face
  • - Text alarm/event descriptions
  • Digital indication for:
  • Engine cool-down timer
  • 6 Programmable digital inputs
  • - Failure to start (overcrank)
  • Customer data link (Modbus RTU)
  • - Engine cycle crank
  • 2 Programmable PWM outputs
  • - Overspeed
  • kVAr-hr (total)
  • Low oil pressure
  • - Over / Under frequency (81 o/u)
  • Accessory module data link
  • Low coolant temperature
  • 16 Programmable digital outputs
  • - kVAr (per phase, average & percent)
  • kVA (per phase, average & percent)
  • - kW (per phase, average & percent)
  • Serial annunciator module data link
  • EMCP 4.2B
  • 2 Programmable relay outputs (Form C)
  • Coolant temperature
  • - kW-hr (total)
  • Operating hours
  • - Reverse reactive power (kVAr) (32RV)
  • Programmable protective relaying functions:
  • RPM
  • - Lamp test
  • 3 Programmable analog outputs
  • Overcurrent (50/51)
  • Alarm acknowledge
  • - High coolant temperature
  • - Reverse power (kW) (32)
  • kW-hr (total)
  • High coolant temperature
  • - Failure to start (overcrank)
  • Communications
  • - Low coolant level (requires optional coolant sensor)
  • Engine cycle crank
  • EMCP 4.2B controller including:
  • Reverse power (kW) (32)
  • - True RMS AC metering, 3-phase, +/-0.25% accuracy
  • Frequency (Hz)
  • - 24 Volt DC operation
  • Text alarm / event descriptions
  • 3 Programmable analog inputs
  • Speed adjust
  • - Low oil pressure
Cooling System
  • Radiator group shipped loose
  • Fan and belt guards
  • SCAC cooling
  • Coolant sensor - (2 x shipped loose: 1/4-18 and 1/2-14 NPTF)
  • Coolant drain line and valves
Exhaust System
  • CEM dosing module features:
  • Insulated CEM
  • DEF filter
  • CEM dosing module
  • Harness from dosing module to CEM
  • Air filter
  • Anti-freeze protection
  • 120 VAC
  • Dry exhaust manifold
  • Flanged faced outlets at CEM in (21.2") and out (25")
  • Air and heated DEF lines from dosing module to CEM
Fuel System
  • Secondary / tertiary fuel filters
  • Primary fuel filter water / fuel water separator
  • 3 Filters, shipped loose - can be mounted on frame rails (Requires dealer provided flex)
  • 10 Micron spin on type
  • 3 Filters, engine mounted
  • 4 Micron Spin On Type
  • 10 Micron spin on type
Generator and Attachments
  • Caterpillar's digital voltage regulator (CDVR) includes:
  • Permanent magnet
  • (MV) Busbar connections, right side extension box, bottom cable entry: - 60 Hz models: NEMA standard hole pattern
  • NEMA Class H insulation, Class F temperature rise at 40C ambient (105C prime / 130C standby)
  • RFI suppression
  • 3000 Frame generators (MV/HV)
  • 6 Lead
  • Reactive droop capability
  • Class H temperature rise at 40C ambient (125C prime / 150C standby)
  • Form wound
  • 3 Phase voltage sensing
  • KVAR / PF modes
  • Right side extension box, bottom cable entry
  • 3 Phase brushless, salient pole
  • Anti condensation space heater
  • IEC platinum stator RTDs (.00385 temperature coefficient)
  • Exciter diode monitor
  • 1800 Frame generators (LV/MV)
  • Min / Max exciter limiter
  • (LV) Busbar connections, top / center mounted, top cable entry 60 Hz models: NEMA standard hole pattern
  • NEMA Class H insulation
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
  • Integral lube oil cooler
  • Lubricating oil
  • Prelube - required with prime and continuous; optional with standby
  • Oil drain lines and valve
  • Fumes disposal
Mounting System
  • Batteries and battery rack w/cables
  • Battery disconnect switch
  • Rubber anti-vibration mounts (shipped loose)
  • Dual 24-volt electric starting motors
  • Rails - Engine / Generator
Service Instructions
  • Two PM Inspections
General
  • * 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.
  • 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.
  • RH Service (except oil filter service 60 Hz models: left hand service
  • SAE standard rotation
  • 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

Optional Equipment

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

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