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Producing reliable power from 2500 to 3000 ekW (3100 ekW without fan) in 60 Hz, our C175-16 diesel generator sets are made to meet your mission critical, continuous, standby and prime applications. We've designed each to ISO 8528-5 transient response requirements and to accept 100 per cent rated load in one step. The generator set is U.S. EPA Certified for Non-Emergency Stationary certified.

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Generator Set Specifications
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Minimum Rating 2500 ekW 2500 ekW
Maximum Rating 3100 ekW 3100 ekW
Emissions/Fuel Strategy U.S. EPA Certified U.S. EPA Certified
Voltage 480 to 13800 Volts 480 to 13800 Volts
Frequency 60 Hz 60 Hz
Speed 1800 rpm 1800 rpm
Duty Cycle Standby, Mission Critical, Prime, Continuous Standby, Mission Critical, Prime, Continuous

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

  • UL 2200 Listed
  • CSA
  • 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

C175-16 Tier 4 Final (60 Hz) Standard Equipment

Control Panel
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  • - Warning/shutdown with common LED indication of shutdowns with indicating lights for:
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  • Environmental sealed front face
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  • Lamp test
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  • Generator mounted - rear facing
  • - Volts (L-L & L-N)
  • - Amps (per phase & average)
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  • Auto / start / stop control
  • 24 Volt DC operation
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  • - Overcurrent (50/51)
  • Local annunciator option
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  • Overspeed
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  • 12 Programmable digital inputs
  • kW (per phase, average & percent)
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  • True RMS AC metering, 3-phase, +/-0.25% accuracy
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  • DC volts
  • Low coolant level Over / Under voltage (27/59)
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  • Controls:
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  • Amps (per phase & average)
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  • kVAr (per phase, average & percent)
  • - kVA (per phase, average & percent)
  • - Over / Under voltage (27/59)
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  • Failure to start (overcrank)
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  • 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
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  • 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
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  • Digital indication for:
  • Engine cool-down timer
  • 6 Programmable digital inputs
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  • Customer data link (Modbus RTU)
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  • 2 Programmable PWM outputs
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  • 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
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  • Operating hours
  • - Reverse reactive power (kVAr) (32RV)
  • Programmable protective relaying functions:
  • RPM
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  • 3 Programmable analog outputs
  • Overcurrent (50/51)
  • Alarm acknowledge
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  • - Reverse power (kW) (32)
  • kW-hr (total)
  • High coolant temperature
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  • Communications
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  • 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
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C175-16 Tier 4 Final (60 Hz) Optional Equipment

Air Inlet System
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  • Single stage air cleaner