C175-16 Generator Set

Overview
Bore
9 in
Displacement
5,156 in³
Stroke
9 in
  • Exterior View

Caterpillar is leading the power generation marketplace with Power Solutions engineered to deliver unmatched flexibility, expandability, reliability, and cost-effectiveness.

Engine Specifications

Bore
9 in
Displacement
5,156 in³
Stroke
9 in
Compression Ratio 50 Hz
16:7:1
Compression Ratio 60 Hz
15:3:1
Aspiration
Turbo Aftercooled
Fuel System
Common Rail
Engine Model
C175-16 SCAC, V-16, 4-Stroke Water-Cooled Diesel
Governor Type
ADEM™ A4
Compression Ratio 50 Hz
16:07:01
Compression Ratio 60 Hz
16:07:01
Aspiration
Turbo Aftercooled
Fuel System
Common Rail
Bore
7 in
Displacement
6,456 in³
Stroke
9 in
Compression Ratio
16:07:01

Generator Set Specifications

Minimum Rating
2500 ekW
Maximum Rating
3100 ekW
Voltage
480 to 13800 Volts
Frequency
60 Hz
Speed
1800 RPM
Emissions/Fuel Strategy
Low Fuel,Tier 2
Height - Maximum
114 in
Duty Cycle
Standby, Mission Critical, Prime, Continuous

Generator Set Dimensions

Height - Maximum
134 in
Length - Maximum
313 in
Width - Maximum
114 in
Dry Weight - Genset (maximum)
50,500 lb
Length - Minimum
242 in
Width - Minimum
83 in
Height - Minimum
87 in
Dry Weight - Genset (minimum)
42,750 lb

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 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
  • 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
  • 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
  • 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
  • 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
  • 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
  • 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
  • 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
  • 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
  • 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
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