C175-16 Offshore Generator Set


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Engine Specifications


Capacity for Liquids

C175-16 Standard Equipment

Air Inlet System

  • Dual turbochargers
  • Corrosion-resistant aftercooler core
  • Air cleaners — single or dual element

Exhaust System

  • Dry exhaust manifolds with thermo-laminated heat shields
  • Dual turbochargers with water-cooled bearings and thermo-laminated heat shields
  • Vertical exhaust outlet
  • Flange and exhaust expanders

Cooling System

  • Separate-circuit-aftercooler (SCAC) and jacket water (JW) circuit cooling system
  • Gear-driven centrifugal pumps, one for each circuit
  • SCAC electronic thermostat, outlet-controlled with aftercooler inlet temperature sensing
  • JW electronic thermostat, outlet-controlled with outlet temperature sensing
  • Engine oil cooler in JW circuit

Fuel System

  • Cat common rail high-pressure fuel system with electronically controlled unit injectors
  • Duplex primary fuel filter with water separator
  • Duplex secondary/tertiary fuel filters
  • Electric fuel priming pump
  • Gear-driven low pressure transfer pump
  • Gear-driven high pressure transfer pump
  • Double-walled high pressure fuel lines
  • Fuel pressure, temperature, and leak detection sensors

Lubrication System

  • Engine-driven, gear-type oil pump
  • Integral lube oil cooler
  • Front-mounted oil drain lines and valve
  • Oil sampling valve
  • Filler and dipstick
  • Four-canister simplex oil filter
  • Prelube pump — electric, air, or custom
  • Fumes disposal with crankcase breathers
  • Crankcase explosion relief valves

Engine Control and Protection

  • Dual ADEM A4 engine control unit (ECU) for redundancy
  • Software monitors engine parameters and performs alarm, derate, and shutdown functions
  • Rigid wiring harness
  • Marine Power Display 3.0 (MPD 3.0)


  • Inner-outer base with vibration isolators


  • Kato brushless permanent magnet 6P6.6-3200 HR
  • 2-bearing, close-coupled arrangement
  • 60 Hz, 600V, 0.7 PF
  • UL/CSA listed, IP23

Flywheel and Coupling

  • Flywheel housing, SAE No. 00
  • Flywheel, SAE No. 00
  • ABS certified, non-certified, or custom-coupling and coupling mounting
  • Free-standing or close-coupled generator set arrangements

Starting System

  • Turbine air starter or
  • Dual electric starting motors or
  • Air and electric starting motors (redundant)


  • Power distribution box — 24V or custom
  • 20A battery charger
  • Cat yellow paint
  • Offshore oil field sub-base
  • Integral spring isolators with limit stop
  • Lift provisions on base
  • Oil drain extension
  • Engine length drip pan with drain
  • Torsional dampened driveline couplings

C175-16 Optional Equipment

Air Inlet System

  • Air cleaner service indicator

Cooling System

  • 9 kW, 240V, 60 hz jacket water heater
  • Custom jacket water heater

Fuel System

  • Four canister duplex oil filter

Engine Control and Protection

  • Cat Alarm and Protection System
  • Communication module PL1000T/E
  • Direct-rack control
  • Thermocouples
  • Metal particle detector
  • SOLAS spray shielding


  • Custom I-beam base with vibration isolators


  • Custom generator


  • TVA report
  • Special tests
  • Project-specific installation drawings
  • P&ID-electrical drawings
  • Spare parts kit
  • Barring group
  • Engine lifting group
  • Custom generators and radiators

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