C175-16 (50 Hz)

C175-16 Generator Set

Producing reliable power from 2500 – 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% rated load in one step. The generator set is optimized for Low Fuel Consumption or Low Emissions.

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

Cat ECS 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

  • EU Declaration of Incorporation
  • EU Declaration of Conformity
  • IBC seismic certification
  • Eurasian Conformity (EAC)

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

Worldwide 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

Standard Equipment

Air Inlet System
  • 4 x Single element canister with service indicator(s)
Control Panel
  • Cat ECS 100
  • Volts (L-L & L-N)
  • Engine cycle crank
  • Power factor (per phase & average)
  • Overcurrent
  • Communications
  • Emergency stop
  • 2 Programmable relay outputs (Form C)
  • 6 Programmable digital inputs
  • 2 Programmable digital outputs
  • Environmental sealed front face.
  • DC Volts
  • Reverse power
  • Programmable protective relaying functions
  • High coolant temperature
  • Accessory module data link
  • Low coolant level
  • Over/under frequency
  • Amps (per phase & average)
  • True RMS AC metering, 3-phase, +/-2% accuracy
  • Low coolant temperature
  • Reverse reactive power
  • Controls
  • Oil pressure (psi, kPa or bar)
  • Lamp test
  • Coolant temperature
  • Warning/shutdown Indicators:
  • 4 Programmable relay outputs (Form A)
  • Alarm acknowledge
  • Generator phase sequence
  • 24 Volt DC operation
  • Serial annunciator module data link
  • Customer data link (Modbus RTU)
  • Failure to start (overcrank)
  • Auto/start/stop control.
  • Low oil pressure
  • RPM
  • Text alarm/event descriptions.
  • Digital Indicators
  • Generator mounted - rear facing
  • Emergency stop pushbutton
  • Engine cool-down timer
  • Operating hours
  • Over/under voltage
  • Overspeed
  • Frequency (Hz)
Cooling System
  • Radiator group - shipped loose
  • SCAC cooling
  • Coolant Sensors
  • Coolant drain line and valves
  • 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
  • 10 Micron spin On Type
  • 4 Micron Spin On Type
  • Primary fuel filter water/fuel water separator
  • Engine mounted filters x 3
Generator and Attachments
  • 6 Leads
  • IEC platinum stator RTDs
  • Voltage regulator
  • Reactive droop capability
  • 3 Phase voltage sensing
  • RFI suppression
  • Min / max exciter limiter
  • exciter diode monitor
  • Form wound
  • Permanent magnet excitation (PMG)
  • NEMA Class H insulation
  • Class H temperature rise at 40C ambient
  • (LV) Busbar connections, top/center mounted, top cable entry
  • 3 Phase Brushless
  • Salient pole
  • 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
  • Gear type lube oil pump
  • Lubricating oil
  • Fumes disposal
  • Integral lube Oil cooler
  • Oil drain lines and valve
  • Oil filter, filler and dipstick
  • Prelube - required with prime, continuous, and standby
Mounting Systems
  • Rubber anti-vibration mounts - shipped loose
  • Battery disconnect switch
  • Batteries and battery rack w/cables
  • Dual 24 volt electric starting motors
  • Rails - Engine/generator
Service Instructions
  • Two PM inspections
Power Termination
  • Busbar
General
  • Paint - Caterpillar yellow with high gloss black rails & radiator
  • Right hand servicing
  • Flywheel and flywheel housing-SAE No. 00
  • SAE standard rotation

Additional information

Offering Type

Generator Set Specifications - Standby Rating

3100(no fan)/3000 kVA

Generator Set Specifications - Prime Power Rating

2825(no fan)/2725 kVA

Generator Set Specifications - Emissions/Fuel Strategy

Low Fuel, Low Emissions

Generator Set Specifications - Voltage

380 to 11000 Volts

Generator Set Specifications - Frequency

50 Hz

Generator Set Specifications - Speed

1500 rpm

Generator Set Specifications - Duty Cycle

Standby, Mission Critical, Prime, Continuous

Generator Set Specifications - Maximum Rating

3100 kVA

Generator Set Specifications - Minimum Rating

2500 kVA

Engine Specifications - Engine Model

C175-16 SCAC, V-16, 4-Stroke Water-Cooled Diesel

Engine Specifications - Bore

175 mm ( 6.89 in )

Engine Specifications - Stroke

220 mm ( 8.66 in )

Engine Specifications - Displacement

84.7 l ( 5166.88 in³ )

Engine Specifications - Compression Ratio

16.7:1

Engine Specifications - Aspiration

Turbo Aftercooled

Engine Specifications - Fuel System

Common Rail

Engine Specifications - Governor Type

ADEM� A4

Generator Set Dimensions - Length - Minimum

6137 mm ( 241.6 in )

Generator Set Dimensions - Length - Maximum

7900 mm ( 311 in )

Generator Set Dimensions - Width - Minimum

2110 mm ( 83 in )

Generator Set Dimensions - Width - Maximum

2786 mm ( 108.5 in )

Generator Set Dimensions - Height - Minimum

2211 mm ( 87 in )

Generator Set Dimensions - Height - Maximum

3307 mm ( 130.2 in )

Generator Set Dimensions - Dry Weight - Genset (minimum)

19391 kg ( 42750 lb )

Generator Set Dimensions - Dry Weight - Genset (maximum)

23020 kg ( 50750 lb )

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