Electric Power

  • Specs Summary
  • Minimum Rating
    2500 ekW
  • Maximum Rating
    3100 ekW
  • Prime
  • Standby

C175-16 Generator Set

Producing reliable power from 2500 ekW to 3100 ekW at 60 Hz, our C175-16 diesel generator sets are made to meet your mission critical, continuous, standby and prime applications, and match your power standards. We’ve engineered each to ISO 8528-5 transient response requirements and to accept 100 percent rated load in one step. Our C175-16 generator sets range from low fuel consumption systems to EPA Stationary Emergency (Tier 2). Leading innovation means some models offer emissions reduced by up to 90 percent — that’s technology with benefits beyond today. Seismic certification is also available for select models, maintaining your power after unexpected disturbances. Our integrated control system, including, ATS and switchgear, ensures a consistent power supply and connection to your fleet through on-site and remote monitoring options. Our EMCP 4 control panel provides expandable controller options, with management and diagnostic tools, and a user-friendly interface. We know your power needs are unique. Customize your generator sets with our broad range of accessories and bolt-on system expansion attachments. Find flexible packaging options to work with your spatial requirements and environmental conditions. We build to the highest power quality, so you can build to your power demands.

Generator Set Specifications

  • Minimum Rating 2500 ekW
  • Maximum Rating 3100 ekW
  • Voltage 220 - 13800 Volts
  • Frequency 60 Hz
  • Speed 1800 RPM

Generator Set Configurations

  • Emissions/Fuel Strategy Low Fuel Consumption, U.S. EPA Certified for Stationary Emergency Use Only (Tier 2 Nonroad Equivalent Emission Standards)

Engine Specifications

  • Engine Model C175-16 SCAC, V-16, 4-Stroke Water-Cooled Diesel
  • Bore 8.89 (175 )
  • Displacement 5155.88 (84.67 )
  • Stroke 8.66 (220 )
  • Compression Ratio 50 Hz 16:7:1
  • Compression Ratio 60 Hz 15:3:1
  • Aspiration Turbo Aftercooled
  • Governor Type ADEM™ A4
  • Fuel System Common Rail

Generator Set Dimensions

Standard Equipment

Air Inlet

  • Air Cleaner; 4 x single element canister with service indicator(s).

Control Panel

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

Exhaust

  • Exhaust flange outlet
  • Bolted Flange, with bellow for each turbo

Fuel

  • Primary fuel filter water / fuel water separator
  • 10 Micron Spin On Type
  • Filters x 3
  • Secondary / tertiary fuel filters
  • - 4 Micron Spin On Type
  • - Engine mounted filters x3

Generators and Attachments

  • 3 Phase Brushless
  • Salient Pole
  • 6 lead
  • 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
  • NEMA Class H insulation
  • Class H temperature rise at 40C ambient
  • (LV) Busbar connections, top/center mounted, top cable entry
  • - 60 Hz models: NEMA standard hole pattern
  • (MV) Busbar connections, right side extension box, bottom cable entry
  • - 60 Hz models: NEMA standard hole pattern
  • 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

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

Mounting Systems

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

Power Termination

  • Bus Bar

Service Instructions

  • Two PM inspections

General

  • Paint - Caterpillar Yellow with high gloss black rails & radiator
  • LH Service
  • Flywheel and flywheel housing-SAE No. 00
  • SAE standard rotation

Optional Equipment

Air Inlet Systems

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

Control Panels

  • EMCP 4.2 / 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
  • Customer interface options
  • Modbus monitoring of packages
  • E-Stop
  • Interconnect harness
  • Generator Harness

Cooling System

  • Package mounted radiator
  • Remote radiators
  • Fuel cooler

Crankcase Systems

  • Explosive relief valves
  • Crankcase ventilation system

Exhaust

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

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
  • Medium 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 Systems

  • 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