Custom control systems and switchgear

Custom Control Systems and Switchgear

Caterpillar offers complete solutions for controlling and monitoring generators and associated switchgear in applications where complex control philosophies are employed.

Our comprehensive range of control and load management options include:

  • Multiple synchronized paralleling generator sets
  • Multiple utility
  • Utility protection
  • Control panels for generator ancillary equipment
  • Intelligent transfer systems
  • Sophisticated high-end building and load management controls assembled around programmable logic controllers (PLCs)
  • Human machine interface (HMI) displays
  • Remote monitoring – ranging from simple alarm events to SCADA displays
  • Modular switchgear that conforms to IEC61439-2 international standard

When purchased as a complete generator set package, Caterpillar engineers can fully integrate the generator controllers, switchboard, and PLC into one seamless modular design, with the ability to witness test the complete integrated package in the factory.

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generator controllers

generator controllers

You have many options for customizing Cat® and other industry leading controllers. We can integrate the best controller for your needs into your custom system.

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PROGRAMMABLE LOGIC CONTROLLER (PLC)

PROGRAMMABLE LOGIC CONTROLLER (PLC)

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SWITCHGEAR AND PARALLELING CONTROLS

Switchgear

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