Electric Power C175-16 (60 Hz) 2500 - 3100 kW Diesel Generator Set

Product Specifications for C175-16 (60 Hz)

Generator Set Specifications

Engine Specifications

Generator Set Dimensions

C175-16 (60 Hz) Standard Equipment

Air Inlet System

  • 4 x Single element canister with service indicator(s).

Control Panel

  • 2 Programmable relay outputs (Form C)
  • Low coolant level
  • Over / under voltage
  • Coolant temperature
  • Serial annunciator module data link
  • Alarm acknowledge
  • Text alarm/event descriptions
  • Volts (L-L & L-N)
  • Reverse power
  • Over / under frequency
  • Environmental sealed front face
  • Programmable Protective Relaying Functions
  • Speed adjust
  • Generator phase sequence
  • Low coolant temperature
  • Generator mounted - rear facing
  • Overspeed
  • Controls
  • Frequency (Hz)
  • Engine cycle crank
  • Engine cool-down timer
  • Warning / Shutdown Indicators
  • Lamp test
  • 2 Programmable digital outputs
  • 6 Programmable digital inputs
  • High coolant temperature
  • Customer data link (Modbus RTU)
  • Auto / start / stop control
  • Emergency stop pushbutton
  • RPM
  • Digital Indicators
  • Communications
  • Accessory module data link
  • Oil pressure (psi, kPa or bar)
  • Low oil pressure
  • Overcurrent
  • Emergency stop
  • 24 Volt DC operation
  • 4 Programmable relay outputs (Form A)
  • Failure to start (overcrank)
  • True RMS AC metering, 3-phase, +/-2% accuracy
  • Power Factor (per phase & average)
  • Operating hours
  • DC volts
  • Amps (per phase & average)
  • EMCP 4.2B
  • Reverse reactive power

Exhaust System

  • Bolted flange, with bellow for each turbo
  • Exhaust flange outlet

Fuel System

  • Engine mounted filters #REF!
  • Filters x 3
  • 10 Micron spin on yype
  • Secondary / tertiary fuel filters
  • 4 Micron spin on type
  • Primary fuel filter water / fuel water separator

Generators and Attachments

  • Right side extension box, bottom cable entry
  • IEC Platinum stator RTDs
  • Reactive droop capability
  • 3 Phase voltage sensing
  • (MV) Busbar connections, right side extension box, bottom cable entry
  • Class F temperature rise at 40C ambient
  • Anti condensation space heater
  • NEMA Class H insulation
  • 6 Leads
  • Class H temperature rise at 40C ambient
  • Voltage regulator:
  • Exciter diode monitor
  • Form wound
  • RFI suppression
  • (LV) Busbar connections, top/center mounted, top cable entry
  • 3 Phase brushless
  • 60 Hz models: NEMA standard hole pattern
  • Permanent magnet
  • Min / max exciter limiter
  • Salient Pole

Governing System

  • Redundant shutdown (Overspeed protection through a duplicate speed sensing system)
  • ADEM A4

Lube System

  • Oil filter, filler and dipstick
  • Integral lube oil cooler
  • Oil drain lines and valve
  • Fumes disposal
  • Lubricating oil
  • Prelube - required with prime, continuous, and standby
  • Gear type lube oil pump

Mounting Systems

  • Rails - Engine / generator
  • Rubber anti-vibration mounts (shipped loose)
  • Dual 24 volt electric starting motors
  • Battery disconnect switch
  • Batteries and battery rack w/cables

Power Termination

  • Busbar

Service Instructions

  • Two PM inspections

General

  • Paint - Caterpillar yellow with high gloss black rails & radiator
  • SAE standard rotation
  • LH Service
  • Flywheel and flywheel housing-SAE No. 00

C175-16 (60 Hz) Optional Equipment

Air Inlet System

  • Air inlet adapters
  • Dual element air cleaner
  • Single element air cleaner
  • Air inlet protection

Control Panel

  • Package mounted radiator
  • Automatically selected ground
  • Customer AC-DC connection mounting location - LV/MV
  • Load share governor
  • EMCP 4.3, EMCP 4.4
  • E-Stop
  • Frame boxes
  • Annunciator modules
  • Load share module / auxiliary plate and auxiliary box (LV)
  • Fuel cooler
  • EMCP mounting location - LV/MV
  • Modbus monitoring of packages
  • Customer interface options
  • EMCP 4.4 optional harness
  • EMCP voltage and current sensing groups
  • Remote radiators
  • Generator harness
  • Interconnect harness
  • Speed adjust
  • EMCP and MV and HV power connection locations
  • Raise lower switch

Crankcase Systems

  • Explosive relief valves
  • Crankcase ventilation system

Exhaust System

  • Mufflers
  • Exhaust support group
  • Weld flanges
  • Exhaust collectors / Manifold
  • Front housing - Prime or continuous
  • Front housing - Standby or mission critical
  • Aftercooler drain

Fuel System

  • Primary fuel filter

Generators and Attachments

  • Low voltage - 1800 and 3000 Frames - 60 Hz, 3 phase, 1800 rpm, FW, PM, No of leads=6, Pitch 0.6667
  • Medium voltage - 1800 and 3000 Frames - 60 Hz, 3 phase, 1800 rpm, FW, PM, No of leads=6, Pitch 0.6667
  • Conversion GP-Top cable entry
  • Low voltage - 1800 and 3000 Frames - 50 Hz, 3 phase, 1500 rpm, FW, PM, No of leads=6, Pitch 0.6667
  • Differential current transformers
  • Space heater kit
  • Medium voltage - 1800 and 3000 Frames - 50 Hz, 3 phase, 1500 rpm, FW, PM, No of leads=6, Pitch 0.6667
  • Thermostat for space heater
  • Generator air intake

Instrumentation

  • Pyrometer and thermocouples

Lube System

  • Drain group oil pans
  • Oil filters
  • Lube oil heater
  • Electric prelube pumps
  • Lubricating oil

Mounting Systems

  • IBC vibration isolators - Shipped loose
  • Spring type linear vibration isolators
  • Rubber anti-vibration mounts

Power Connections

  • Low voltage connection cable
  • Center post busbars (LV)
  • 1800 Frame generator side / rear mounted busbars (MV)
  • Enclosures - Control packaging (LV)
  • Paralleling circuit breakers
  • 1800 Frame generators circuit breaker
  • Neutral ground (LV)
  • Neutral ground (MV)
  • Cable entry options (LV)
  • Cable entry options (MV)
  • Masterpack breakers
  • Power connection covers (LV)
  • Harnesses (Breaker)
  • Masterpack breaker connections
  • Side / Rear mounted busbars (LV)

Special Tests / Reports

  • IBC seismic certification
  • Special test charge - Engine only
  • PGS test report @ 0.8 power factor
  • Genset fuel consumption test
  • Standard genset TVA (Torsional vibration analysis) report
  • PGS test report @ 1.0 power factor
  • OSCOSH1 seismic certification
  • Custom genset TVA report
  • Generator test report
  • Standard engine test charge

Starting / Charging System

  • Heavy duty battery sets with rack
  • Charging alternators - Dry
  • Air pressure regulator
  • Starter location covers
  • 24 Volt power distribution box
  • 24 Volt electric starting motors
  • 35 Amp battery chargers
  • 24 Volt battery sets - Dry
  • 20 Amp battery chargers
  • Jacket water heaters
  • 50 Amp battery chargers
  • Air starting motor
  • Jacket water heater wiring groups

General

  • Special paint colors
  • Control GP - Air powered bar group
  • Barring group manual
  • Service tools - Engine barring group
  • Engine barring air powered

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