C175-16 (60 Hz)

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C175-16 (60 Hz) Standard Equipment

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

Power Termination
  • Busbar

Service Instructions
  • Two PM inspections

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

C175-16 (60 Hz) Optional Equipment

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

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

Crankcase Systems
  • Crankcase ventilation system
  • Explosive relief valves

Exhaust System
  • Mufflers
  • Exhaust collectors / Manifold
  • Front housing - Prime or continuous
  • Exhaust support group
  • Weld flanges
  • 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
  • Low voltage - 1800 and 3000 Frames - 50 Hz, 3 phase, 1500 rpm, FW, PM, No of leads=6, Pitch 0.6667
  • Medium voltage - 1800 and 3000 Frames - 50 Hz, 3 phase, 1500 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
  • Generator air intake
  • Differential current transformers
  • Space heater kit
  • Conversion GP-Top cable entry
  • Thermostat for space heater

Instrumentation
  • Pyrometer and thermocouples

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

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

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

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

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

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

Overview

Producing reliable power from 2500 ekW to 3100 ekW at 60 Hz, our 175-16 diesel generator sets are made to meet your mission critical, continuous, standby and prime applications. We've designed each to ISO 8528-5 transient response requirements and to accept 100 per cent rated load in one step. The generator set is Low Fuel Consumption, U.S. EPA Certified for Stationary Emergency Use Only (Tier 2 Nonroad Equivalent Emission Standards) certified.

Generator Set Specifications

Units:
Minimum Rating 2500 ekW 2500 ekW Less
Maximum Rating 3100 ekW 3100 ekW Less
Emissions/Fuel Strategy Low Fuel,Tier 2 Low Fuel,Tier 2 Less
Voltage 480 to 13800 Volts 480 to 13800 Volts Less
Frequency 60 Hz 60 Hz Less
Speed 1800 RPM 1800 RPM Less
Duty Cycle Standby, Mission Critical, Prime, Continuous Standby, Mission Critical, Prime, Continuous 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 6.89 in 175.0 mm Less
Stroke 8.66 in 220.0 mm Less
Displacement 6456.31 in³ 84.7 l Less
Compression Ratio 16:07:01 16:07:01 Less
Aspiration Turbo Aftercooled Turbo Aftercooled Less
Fuel System Common Rail Common Rail Less
Governor Type ADEM™ A4 ADEM™ A4 Less

Generator Set Dimensions

Length - Minimum 241.6 in 6137.0 mm Less
Length - Maximum 312.9 in 7947.0 mm Less
Width - Minimum 83.1 in 2110.0 mm Less
Width - Maximum 113.7 in 2889.0 mm Less
Height - Minimum 87.0 in 2211.0 mm Less
Height - Maximum 134.3 in 3410.0 mm Less
Dry Weight - Genset (minimum) 42750.0 lb 19391.0 kg Less
Dry Weight - Genset (maximum) 50500.0 lb 22906.0 kg Less

Cat Generator Set Package

  • Cat generator set packages have been fully prototype tested
  • Accepts 100% block load in one step and meets NFPA 110 loading requirements
  • Conform to ISO 8528-5 steady state and transient response requirements

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

SR5 Alternator

  • Superior motor starting capability minimizes need for oversizing alternator
  • Designed to match performance and output characteristics of Cat diesel engines
  • Robust Class H insulation

EMCP 4 Control Panel

  • User-friendly interface and navigation
  • Scalable system to meet a wide range of installation requirement
  • Expansion modules and site-specific programming for specific customer requirements

Cooling System

  • Designed to operate in standard ambient temperatures up to 50°C (122°F)
  • Contact your Cat Dealer for specific ambient and altitude capabilities

Certifications

  • IBC Seismic Certification
  • EU Certification of Conformance (CE)
  • EEC Declaration of Conformity

One Safe Source

  • Components used in the generator set are selected at the design stage to provide optimum package performance
  • The generator set is fully assembled at a Caterpillar facility following our quality guidelines
  • Each generator set package is tested before leaving the Caterpillar facility
  • Cat product support, including dealer service, parts and warranty covers the entire Cat power system

World Wide Product Support

  • Cat dealers have over 1,800 dealer branch stores operating in 200 countries
  • Your local Cat dealer provides extensive post-sale support, including maintenance and repair agreements

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