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Overview

Producing reliable power from 2500 ekW to 3100 ekW at 60Hz, our C175-16 diesel generator sets are made to meet your mission critical, continuous, standby and prime applications, and match your power standards. We’ve engineered each to ISO 8528-5 transient response requirements and to accept 100 percent rated load in one step. Our C175-16 generator sets range from low fuel consumption systems to EPA Stationary Emergency (Tier 2). Leading innovation means some models offer emissions reduced by up to 90 percent — that’s technology with benefits beyond today. Seismic certification is also available for select models, maintaining your power after unexpected disturbances. Our integrated control system, including Cat® UPS, ATS and switchgear, ensures a consistent power supply and connection to your fleet through on-site and remote monitoring options. Our EMCP 4 control panel provides expandable controller options, with management and diagnostic tools, and a user-friendly interface. We know your power needs are unique. Customize your generator sets with our broad range of accessories and bolt-on system expansion attachments. Find flexible packaging options to work with your spatial requirements and environmental conditions. We build to the highest power quality, so you can build to your power demands.

Generator Set Specifications

Units:
Minimum Rating 2500 ekW (2500 kVA) 2500 ekW (2500 kVA) Less
Maximum Rating 3100 ekW (3100 kVA) 3100 ekW (3100 kVA) Less
Voltage 220 - 13800 Volts 220 - 13800 Volts Less
Frequency 50 Hz or 60 Hz 50 Hz or 60 Hz Less
Speed 1500 or 1800 RPM 1500 or 1800 RPM Less

Generator Set Configurations

Emissions/Fuel Strategy Low Fuel Consumption, EPA Certified for Stationary Emergency Application (Emits Equivalent U.S. EPA Tier 2 Nonroad Standards) Low Fuel Consumption, EPA Certified for Stationary Emergency Application (Emits Equivalent U.S. EPA Tier 2 Nonroad Standards) Less

Engine Specifications

Engine Model C175-16 SCAC, V-16, 4-Stroke Water-Cooled Diesel C175-16 SCAC, V-16, 4-Stroke Water-Cooled Diesel Less
Bore 175 mm (8.89 in) 175 mm (8.89 in) Less
Displacement 84.67 L (5155.88 in3) 84.67 L (5155.88 in3) Less
Stroke 220 mm (8.66 in) 220 mm (8.66 in) Less
Compression Ratio 50 Hz 16:7:1 16:7:1 Less
Compression Ratio 60 Hz 15:3:1 15:3:1 Less
Aspiration Turbo Aftercooled Turbo Aftercooled Less
Governor Type ADEM™ A4 ADEM™ A4 Less
Fuel System Common Rail Common Rail Less
Exhaust Flange Size (Internal Diameter) 150 mm (6.0 in) 150 mm (6.0 in) Less

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
  • Generator

  • Matched to the performance and output characteristics of Cat engines
  • Industry leading mechanical and electrical design
  • Industry leading motor starting capabilities
  • High Efficiency
  • Cat EMCP Control Panel

    The EMCP controller features the reliability and durability you have come to expect from your Cat equipment. EMCP4 is a scalable control platform designed to ensure reliable generator set operation, providing extensive information about power output and engine operation. EMCP4 systems can be further customized to meet your needs through programming and expansion modules.

    Seismic Certification

  • Seismic Certification available.
  • Anchoring details are site specific, and are dependent on many factors such as generator set size, weight, and concrete strength. IBC Certification requires that the anchoring system used is reviewed and approved by a Professional Engineer
  • Seismic Certification per Applicable Building Codes: IBC 2000, IBC 2003, IBC 2006, IBC 2009, CBC 2007, CBC 2010
  • Pre-approved by OSHPD and carries an OSP-0321-10 for use in healthcare projects in California
  • Design Criteria

    The generator set accepts 100% rated load in one step per NFPA 110 and meets ISO 8528-5 transient response.

    UL 2200 / CSA - Optional

  • UL 2200 listed packages
  • CSA Certified
  • Certain restrictions may apply.
  • Consult with your Cat® Dealer.
  • Single-Source Supplier

    Fully prototype tested with certified torsional vibration analysis available

    World Wide Product Support

    Cat Dealers provide extensive post sale support including maintenance and repair agreements. Cat dealers have over 1,800 dealer branch stores operating in 200 countries. The Cat® S•O•SSM program cost effectively detects internal engine component condition, even the presence of unwanted fluids and combustion by-products.

    C175-16 Standard Equipment

    Air Inlet
    • Air Cleaner

    Exhaust
    • Exhaust flange outlet

    Fuel
    • Primary fuel filter with integral water separator
    • Secondary fuel filter
    • Fuel priming pump

    Generator
    • Matched to the performance and output characteristics of Cat engines
    • IP23 Protection

    Power Termination
    • Bus Bar

    Control Panel
    • EMCP 4 Genset Controller

    General
    • Paint - Caterpillar Yellow except rails and radiators gloss black

    C175-16 Optional Equipment

    Exhaust
    • Exhaust mufflers

    Generator
    • Anti-condensation heater
    • Internal excitation (IE)
    • Permanent magnet excitation (PMG)
    • Oversize and premium generators

    Power Termination
    • Circuit breakers, UL listed
    • Circuit breakers, IEC compliant

    Control Panels
    • EMCP 4.2
    • EMCP 4.3
    • EMCP 4.4
    • Generator temperature monitoring & protection
    • Load share module
    • Digital I/O module
    • Remote monitoring software

    Mounting
    • Rubber anti-vibration mounts
    • Spring-type vibration isolator
    • IBC isolators

    Starting/Charging
    • Battery chargers
    • Oversize batteries
    • Jacket water heater
    • Heavy-duty starting system
    • Charging alternator
    • Air starting motor with control and silencer

    General
    • The following options are based on regional and product configuration:
    • Seismic Certification per applicable building codes: IBC 2000, IBC 2003, IBC 2006, IBC 2009, CBC 2007
    • UL 2200 package
    • EU Certificate of Conformance (CE)
    • CSA Certification
    • EEC Declaration of Conformity
    • Enclosures: sound attenuated, weather protective
    • Automatic transfer switches (ATS)
    • Integral & sub-base fuel tanks
    • Integral & sub-base UL listed dual wall fuel tanks

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