C175-16 (50 Hz)

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Overview

Producing reliable power from 2500 kVA to 3100 kVA at 50 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 optimized for Low Fuel Consumption or Low Emissions.

Generator Set Specifications

Units:
Minimum Rating 2500 kVA 2500 kVA Less
Maximum Rating 3100 kVA 3100 kVA Less
Emissions/Fuel Strategy Low Fuel, Low Emissions Low Fuel, Low Emissions Less
Voltage 380 to 11000 Volts 380 to 11000 Volts Less
Frequency 50 Hz 50 Hz Less
Speed 1500 rpm 1500 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 5166.88 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 311.0 in 7900.0 mm Less
Width - Minimum 83.0 in 2110.0 mm Less
Width - Maximum 108.5 in 2786.0 mm Less
Height - Minimum 87.0 in 2211.0 mm Less
Height - Maximum 130.2 in 3307.0 mm Less
Dry Weight - Genset (minimum) 42750.0 lb 19391.0 kg Less
Dry Weight - Genset (maximum) 50750.0 lb 23020.0 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

C175-16 (50 Hz) Standard Equipment

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

Control Panel
  • EMCP4 / EMCP4.2
  • Engine cool-down timer.
  • Frequency (Hz)
  • RPM
  • Lamp test
  • True RMS AC metering, 3-phase, +/-2% accuracy
  • Failure to start (overcrank)
  • Controls
  • Alarm acknowledge
  • Speed adjust
  • Digital Indicators
  • 4 Programmable relay outputs (Form A)
  • Coolant temperature
  • Oil pressure (psi, kPa or bar)
  • Programmable Protective Relaying Functions
  • Reverse power
  • Volts (L-L & L-N)
  • Overspeed
  • Emergency stop pushbutton
  • Overcurrent
  • 2 Programmable relay outputs (Form C)
  • Reverse Reactive Power
  • Low coolant level
  • Serial annunciator module data link
  • Communications
  • 6 Programmable digital inputs
  • Text alarm / event descriptions.
  • Warning / shutdown Indicators
  • Amps (per phase & average)
  • Accessory module data link
  • Customer data link (Modbus RTU)
  • Low coolant temperature
  • 24 Volt DC operation
  • Over / under voltage
  • High coolant temperature
  • Engine cycle crank
  • Generator mounted - rear facing
  • Emergency stop
  • 2 Programmable digital outputs
  • Power Factor (per phase & average)
  • Auto / start / stop control.
  • Generator phase sequence
  • Operating hours
  • Over / under frequency
  • Environmental sealed front face.
  • DC Volts
  • Low oil pressure

Cooling System
  • SCAC cooling
  • Coolant Sensors
  • Coolant drain line and valves
  • Radiator group - shipped loose
  • Fan and belt guards

Exhaust System
  • Bolted flange, with bellow for each turbo
  • Dry Exhaust Manifold

Fuel System
  • Filters x 3
  • Secondary / Tertiary fuel filters
  • 4 Micron Spin On Type
  • 10 Micron Spin On Type
  • Primary fuel filter water / fuel water separator
  • Engine mounted filters X3

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

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

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

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

Service Instructions
  • Two PM inspections

Power Termination
  • Bus Bar

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

C175-16 (50 Hz) Optional Equipment

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

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

Cooling System
  • Package mounted radiator
  • Remote radiators
  • Fuel cooler

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

Crankcase Systems
  • Explosive relief valves
  • Crankcase ventilation system

Fuel System
  • Primary fuel filter

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

Instrumentation
  • Pyrometer and thermocouples

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

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

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

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

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

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

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