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Whether or not the outage was expected, Cat® Rental Power is here to keep your operation running.


Rating 175 ekW (218.8 kVA) - Standby 175 ekW (218.8 kVA) - Standby Less
Frequency 60 Hz 60 Hz Less
Voltage 208 to 480 Volts 208 to 480 Volts Less


Model C6.6 C6.6 Less
Type 4-cycle 4-cycle Less


Width 76.5 in 1943.1 mm Less
Height 99.54 in 2528.4 mm Less
Length 207.75 in 5276.9 mm Less
Weight 8687.0 lb 3940.5 kg Less

EPA Tier 3 and CARB Certified for Non-Road Mobile Applications

Heavy duty industrial Tier 3 compliant Caterpillar C6.6 with electronic governor compliant with BS5514, Class A1.

Sound Attenuated Enclosure

  • The fully weatherproof enclosure incorporates an internally mounted exhaust silencer and is of extremely rugged construction in order to withstand the rough handling common with rental applications.
  • Highly corrosion resistant construction.
  • Excellent access for maintenance.
  • Excellent access for maintenance.
  • Excellent access for maintenance.

Robust Design for Rental Environment

Packages designed to survive in rugged environments.

Distribution Panel

Switchable voltage from 480/277V 3-phase to 240/139V 3-phase (can be adjusted down to 208/120V 3-phase).

Rear Customer Access

Separate control panel and distribution panel access doors.

Environmentally Friendly Design

Rental Ready Features

XQ175 Standard Equipment

Air Inlet
  • Air cleaner, two stage cyclonic/paper with dust cup and service indicator

Charging System
  • 12V – 100A charging alternator with integral regulator and fully guarded

Control Panel
  • Analog auto-start control panel in a vibration isolated enclosure with hinged lockable door and clear plexi-glass viewing window

Cooling System
  • Radiator package mounted with vertical discharge designed for 43° C ambient capability

Distribution Panel
  • NEMA 1 steel enclosure with separate, hinged lockable door for load section

  • Sound attenuating, 12-gauge steel enclosure of modular panel construction limits overall noise 73 dBA at 7 m (23 feet)

  • Heavy duty industrial Tier 3 compliant Caterpillar C6.6 with electronic governor compliant with BS5514, Class A1

Exhaust System
  • Critical exhaust silencer with flexible connector and vertical discharge

Fuel System
  • Integral UL142 dual wall fuel tank in base-frame with 264 gallon capacity (provides 24 hours of operation at 75% of prime rating)

  • Screen protected and drip proof, self regulating, brushless generator with fully interconnected damper windings, IC06 cooling system and sealed for life bearings

Lube System
  • Cartridge type full flow lube oil filters (spin-on) and dipstick

Mounting System
  • Engine-generator are directly coupled using SAE flange prohibiting misalignment and the engine flywheel is flexibly coupled to the generator rotor

Starting System
  • Single, 12V starting motor on engine

  • Full manufacturer’s warranty
  • Factory Testing
  • The equipment meets the following quality standards: BS49999, BS5000, BS5514, IEC60034, EN6100-6, NEMA MG1-22.

XQ175 Optional Equipment

Tandem axle trailers with hydraulic or electric brakes.

CSA Certification

Power Profile - Jefferson X-ray Group

The Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center is one of the largest in the world and has developed major breakthroughs in the treatment of cancer and other diseases. The Center requires careful temperature control and called upon NC Power Systems when a critical cooling system failed on one of the hottest days of the year.

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