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Overview

Caterpillar employs a team of controls and power engineers with the capability to design and provide a power generation, automation and distribution system specific to your electrical needs. Your needs for customized sequences of operation, diverse monitoring and dispatch, combined Heat and Power control, or any specific power control needs you have can be automated and integrated into our graphical operator interface.

Technical Summary

  • Configuration Application-specific switchgear with control logic designed to meet any customer's sequence of operations. Examples are 3+ Utilities, CHP applications, complex load shed schemes, etc Application-specific switchgear with control logic designed to meet any customer's sequence of operations. Examples are 3+ Utilities, CHP applications, complex load shed schemes, etc
  • Modes of Operation All modes of paralleling generator sets to each other and to other sources (utility, alternative fuels, wind, etc) can be supported. Caterpillar generation and control experts can design and program the most complex power schemes to meet your critical power needs All modes of paralleling generator sets to each other and to other sources (utility, alternative fuels, wind, etc) can be supported. Caterpillar generation and control experts can design and program the most complex power schemes to meet your critical power needs
  • Application LV and MV ( 208V - 38 kV) 50 / 60 Hz LV and MV ( 208V - 38 kV) 50 / 60 Hz

Generator Protective Devices

  • ANSI Protective Devices Per customer specification Per customer specification

Utility Protective Devices

  • ANSI Protective Devices Per customer specification Per customer specification

Environmental Parameters

  • Certifications Per customer specification Per customer specification
  • Control Panel Enclosure Per customer specification Per customer specification
  • Operating Temperature Per customer specification Per customer specification
  • Storage Temperature Per customer specification Per customer specification
  • Low Voltage Standards Per customer specification Per customer specification
  • Medium Voltage Standards Per customer specification Per customer specification

XLM Switchgear

  • High Speed Supervisory Network
  • Automatic Start/Stop
  • Automatic “Dead Bus” Coordination
  • Automatic Power Factor Control when in Parallel with Utility Power
  • Programmable Load Shed / Load Add Functions
  • Networked Engine Communications
  • Generator & Utility Protection
  • Engine Tuning
  • Mode Selection
  • Selectable Auto/ Manual Control
  • Password Protection for Protective Settings and Setup
  • Load/No Load Test
  • Touch Screen (HMI) Display
  • NFPA 99/110 Compliant Alarm
  • Annunciation with Audible Horn
  • Engine Control mimic Screen with gauges for RPM, DC Battery Voltage, Oil Pressure, Engine Coolant temperature, Engine Hours, Number of starts

Cat Customizable Switchgear and Controls Standard Equipment

Generator Demand Priority Control

  • Per customer specifications

Cat Customizable Switchgear and Controls Optional Equipment

Data Table Interface

  • Per customer specifications

Supplemental Hardware Synchronization check relay (ANSI 25 Device)

  • Per customer specifications

Remote Power Monitoring System

  • Per customer specifications

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