Switchgear and Paralleling Controls Cat EGP Switchgear

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Key Specs

Configuration
Configurable PLC based switchgear capable of controlling and monitoring multiple generator sets, tie and load breakers in conjunction with downstream transfer switches for standby or emergency applications
Configurable PLC based switchgear capable of controlling and monitoring multiple generator sets, tie and load breakers in conjunction with downstream transfer switches for standby or emergency applications
Modes of Operation
Multi-unit Island and multi-unit standby mode with optional redundant controls and components.
Multi-unit Island and multi-unit standby mode with optional redundant controls and components.
Application
LV and MV (208V - 38 kV)
LV and MV (208V - 38 kV)

Overview

Caterpillar offers standard Switchgear products, which can support a wide variety of applications, or provide a custom designed system to meet your specific project needs. The Emergency Generator paralleling (EGP) product supports paralleling on an isolated generator bus and is commonly used in prime power or emergency standby systems. Caterpillar Standard Switchgear products provide a solution able to combine all elements of monitoring and control for Caterpillar generator sets in a single-source package. Caterpillar also designs and manufacturers custom switchgear to meet specific customer requirements and functionality.

Benefits

Automatic operation

Dead Bus coordination, Load Shed/Load Add functions/ Load-No load Test

Reduced Commissioning Times

High-speed network connections to Caterpillar Generator Set

Flexible Power offerings

UL 891, UL1558, ANSI37.20 -Indoor, Outdoor, E-house

Product Specifications for Cat EGP Switchgear

Configuration Configurable PLC based switchgear capable of controlling and monitoring multiple generator sets, tie and load breakers in conjunction with downstream transfer switches for standby or emergency applications Configurable PLC based switchgear capable of controlling and monitoring multiple generator sets, tie and load breakers in conjunction with downstream transfer switches for standby or emergency applications
Modes of Operation Multi-unit Island and multi-unit standby mode with optional redundant controls and components. Multi-unit Island and multi-unit standby mode with optional redundant controls and components.
Application LV and MV (208V - 38 kV) LV and MV (208V - 38 kV)
ANSI Protective Devices 15/25, 27/59, 81 O/U, 32, 40, 50, 51 15/25, 27/59, 81 O/U, 32, 40, 50, 51
Certifications IBC, CBC, UBC & OSHPD Certified IBC, CBC, UBC & OSHPD Certified
Control Panel Enclosure NEMA 1 or NEMA 3R Freestanding Construction NEMA 1 or NEMA 3R Freestanding Construction
Operating Temperature 0°C to 50°C 0°C to 50°C
Storage Temperature -20°C to +60°C -20°C to +60°C
Low Voltage Standards NEMA SG-5, CSA, ANSI C37.51, ANSI C37.20.1, UL 1558 or UL 891, NFPA 110, NFPA 99 and NFPA 70 NEMA SG-5, CSA, ANSI C37.51, ANSI C37.20.1, UL 1558 or UL 891, NFPA 110, NFPA 99 and NFPA 70
Medium Voltage Standards NEMA SG-5, ANSI / IEEE C37.20.2, CSA-C22.2 No. 31-M89, EEMAC G8-3.2, NFPA 70, NFPA 99 and NFPA 1110 NEMA SG-5, ANSI / IEEE C37.20.2, CSA-C22.2 No. 31-M89, EEMAC G8-3.2, NFPA 70, NFPA 99 and NFPA 1110

Cat EGP Switchgear Standard Equipment

EGP Switchgear

  • Choice of 19” Surface Acoustic Wave Color or 15” Resistive Color Touchscreen
  • Emergency Stop Button for each generator
  • Instant Auto Switch
  • Generator Demand Priority Control
  • Audible Alarm & Horn Silence Button
  • Circuit Breaker Control Switch with Indicators

Cat EGP Switchgear Optional Equipment

Data Table Interface

  • * Accomodates interface with a building management system for monitoring all system parameters via Modbus RTU or TCP

Supplemental Hardware Synchronization check relay (ANSI 25 Device)

  • * Provides additional discrete synchronization protection

Remote Power Monitoring System

  • * To monitor breaker status, alarms, metering and other operating parameters

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