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C175-16 Offshore Generator Set

C175-16 Offshore Generator Set

At a Glance

Minimum Rating
2619 kV·A
Maximum Rating
3325 kV·A
Available in IMO Tier II/ EPA Marine Tier 2 configurations
1200/1500/1800 rpm
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Caterpillar can help you navigate the challenges in the oil and gas industry, including global competition, tightening emission standards, and high productivity demands. The Cat® C175 delivers more reliable power in less space than any other generator set in its class. As efficient as it is powerful, this compact package will make a huge impact on your rig’s performance. The proven success of the 3500 series engines forms the foundation of the Cat C175 diesel engine. Low owning and operating costs, high endurance components, and outstanding serviceability add to the innovations. The Cat Alarm and Protection System integrates with dual ADEM A4 engine control modules to provide redundant engine control, generator set protection, and a simple operator interface. Cat generator sets are backed by the worldwide network of Cat dealers ready to support your operation with technical support, service, parts, and warranty. Cat C175-16 offshore generator set. Ratings: 1833-2660 ekW (2619-3325 kVA) @ 50/60 Hz (1500/1200/1800 rpm). U.S. EPA Marine Tier 2 certified and IMO Tier II emissions compliant.

Engine Specifications

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Minimum Rating 2619kV·A
Maximum Rating 3325kV·A
Emissions Available in IMO Tier II/ EPA Marine Tier 2 configurations
Speed 1200/1500/1800 rpm
Engine Control Dual ADEM™ A4
Generator Set Control MPD 3.0 / Cat® Alarm and Protection System
Weight 53599lb
Aspiration Turbocharged/2-stage aftercooled
Bore 6.89in
Displacement 5167in³
Fuel System Common Rail/EUI™
Oil Change Interval 1000h
Stroke 8.66in


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Height 50 Hz - 2928 (115 in) / 60 Hz - 2916 mm ( 115 in)
Length 50 Hz - 6782 mm (267 in) / 60 Hz - 6742 mm (265 in)
Width 50 Hz - 2413 mm (95 in) / 60 Hz - 2125 mm (84 in)

Capacity for Liquids

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Cooling System - Engine 92gal (US)
Lube Oil System - Refill 250gal (US)