C175-20

Overview

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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
  • OSHPD pre-approval
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
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
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
  • OSHPD pre-approval
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

Engine Specifications

Bore
6.89in
Displacement
6456.31in³
Stroke
8.66in
Aspiration
Turbo Aftercooled
Fuel System
Common Rail
Engine Model
C175-20 SCAC, V-20, 4-Stroke Water-Cooled Diesel
Compression Ratio
15:03:01
Governor Type
ADEM™ A4
Aspiration
Turbo Aftercooled
Fuel System
Common Rail
Bore
6.89in
Displacement
6456.31in³
Stroke
8.66in

Generator Set Specifications

Minimum Rating
3150 ekW
Maximum Rating
4000 ekW
Voltage
4160 to 13800 Volts
Frequency
60 Hz
Speed
1800 rpm
Emissions/Fuel Strategy
Low Fuel Consumption
Height - Maximum
127.7in
Duty Cycle
Standby, Mission Critical, Prime, Continuous

Generator Set Dimensions

Length - Minimum
261.5in
Height - Maximum
150.7in
Length - Maximum
330.6in
Width - Maximum
127.7in
Dry Weight - Genset (maximum)
66200lb
Width - Minimum
85.4in
Height - Minimum
87.6in
Dry Weight - Genset (minimum)
55100lb

Standard/Optional Features

Standard Equipment:

  • Air Inlet System
    • 4 x Single element air cleaner canisters with service indicator(s).
  • Control Panel
    • 24-volt DC operation
    • 4 Programmable relay Inputs
    • 4 Programmable relay output
    • Alarm acknowledge
    • Amps (per phase & average)
    • Auto / start / stop Control
    • Coolant temperature
    • DC Volts
    • Digital indicators:
    • EMCP 4.2B
    • Emergency stop
    • Emergency stop pushbutton
    • Engine cool-down timer
    • Engine cycle crank
    • Environmental sealed front face
    • Failure to start (overcrank)
    • Frequency (Hz)
    • High Coolant temperature
    • Lamp test
    • Low Coolant level
    • Low oil pressure
    • Oil pressure (psi, kPa or bar)
    • Operating hours
    • Overspeed
    • RPM
    • Speed adjust
    • Text alarm / event descriptions.
    • True RMS AC metering, 3-phase, +/-2% accuracy
    • Volts (L-L & L-N)
    • Wall mounted controls:
    • Warning / shutdown Indicators:
  • Cooling System
    • AC Inlet: 6" ANSI / AC Outlet: 3-1/2" ANSI
    • Coolant sensors
    • JW Inlet: 6" ANSI / JW Outlet: 5" Cat Flange
    • SCAC cooling
  • Exhaust System
    • Dry exhaust manifold
    • Dual ANSI 18" / DIN 450 flanges. Shipped loose. Support required from installation
  • Fuel System
    • 10 Micron spin on yype
    • 4 Micron spin on type
    • Engine mounted filters x 3
    • Filters x 3
    • Primary fuel filter water / fuel water separator
    • Secondary / tertiary fuel filters
  • Generators And Attachments
    • 3 Phase brushless
    • 3 Phase voltage sensing
    • 6 Leads
    • Anti condensation space heater
    • Class H temperature rise at 40C ambient
    • Exciter diode monitor
    • Form wound
    • IEC Platinum stator RTDs
    • Min / max exciter limiter
    • NEMA Class H insulation
    • Permanent magnet
    • Reactive droop capability
    • RFI suppression
    • Right side extension box, bottom cable entry
    • Salient pole
    • Voltage regulator:
  • Governing System
    • ADEM A4
    • Redundant shutdown (Overspeed protection through a duplicate speed sensing system)
  • Lube System
    • Fumes disposal
    • Gear type lube oil pump
    • Integral lube oil cooler
    • Lubricating oil
    • Oil drain lines and valve
    • Oil filter, filler and dipstick
  • Mounting Systems
    • Rails - Engine / generator
    • Rubber anti-vibration mounts (shipped loose)
  • Starting / Charging System
    • Batteries and battery rack w/cables
    • Battery disconnect switch
    • Dual 24 volt electric starting motors
  • General
    • Paint - Caterpillar yellow with high gloss black rails
    • Right hand service
    • SAE standard rotation

Optional Equipment:

  • Air Inlet Systems
    • Single element air cleaner
  • Control Panel
    • EMCP 4.3 and EMCP 4.4
    • EMCP and MV and HV power connection locations
    • EMCP voltage and current sensing groups
    • E-Stop
    • Generator harness
    • Generator temperature monitoring
    • Interconnect harness
    • Load share module
    • Modbus monitoring of packages
    • Speed adjust
    • Vandal proof panel door
    • Annunciator modules
    • Customer interface options
  • Cooling System
    • Fuel cooler
    • Package mounted radiators
    • Remote radiators
  • Crankcase Systems
    • Crankcase ventilation system
    • Explosive relief valves
  • Exhaust System
    • Exhaust collectors / Manifold
    • Front housing - Prime or continuous
    • Front housing - Standby or mission critical
    • Mufflers (15, 25 and 34 dBA silencers)
  • Fuel System
    • Primary fuel filter
  • Generator
    • Anti-condensation heater
    • Internal excitation (IE)
    • Oversize and premium generators
    • Permanent magnet excitation (PMG)
  • Generators And Attachments
    • Differential current transformers
    • Generator air cleaner
    • Medium Voltage - 3000 Frames - 60 Hz, 3 phase, 1800 rpm, FW, PM, No of leads=6, Pitch 0.6667
    • Thermostat for space heater
  • Instrumentation
    • Pyrometer and thermocouples
  • Lube System
    • Drain group oil pans
    • Electric prelube pumps
    • Lube oil heater
    • Lubricating oil
    • Oil filters
  • Mounting System
    • IBC vibration isolators - Shipped loose
    • Rubber anti-vibration mounts
    • Spring type linear vibration isolators
  • Power Termination
    • Circuit breakers, IEC compliant
    • Circuit breakers, UL listed
  • Special Tests / Reports
    • Custom genset TVA report
    • Generator test report
    • Genset fuel consumption test
    • PGS test report @ 0.8 power factor
    • PGS test report @ 1.0 power factor
    • Special test charge - Engine only
    • Standard engine test charge
    • Standard genset TVA (Torsional Vibration Analysis) report
  • Starting / Charging System
    • 20 Amp battery chargers
    • 24 Volt battery sets - Dry
    • 24 Volt electric starting motors
    • 35 Amp battery chargers
    • 50 Amp battery chargers
    • Air pressure regulator
    • Air starting motor
    • Charging alternators - Dry
    • Jacket water heaters
    • Starter location covers
  • General
    • Barring groups:
    • Control GP - Air powered bar group
    • Engine Air powered
    • Engine barring group
    • Manual
    • Special paint - 3500

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Engine Model
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Voltage
4160 to 13800 Volts
Maximum Rating
4000 ekW
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