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C175-16 Offshore Generator Set

C175-16 Offshore Generator Set

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.

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Minimum Rating2619kV·A

Maximum Rating3325kV·A

EmissionsAvailable in IMO Tier II/ EPA Marine Tier 2 configurations



Oil Change Interval1000h

Fuel SystemCommon Rail/EUI™

Engine ControlDual ADEM™ A4

Generator Set ControlMPD 3.0 / Cat® Alarm and Protection System



AspirationTurbocharged/2-stage aftercooled

Speed1200/1500/1800 rpm

Height50 Hz - 2928 (115 in) / 60 Hz - 2916 mm ( 115 in)

Width50 Hz - 2413 mm (95 in) / 60 Hz - 2125 mm (84 in)

Length50 Hz - 6782 mm (267 in) / 60 Hz - 6742 mm (265 in)

Cooling System - Engine92gal (US)

Lube Oil System - Refill250gal (US)


Dual turbochargers

Corrosion-resistant aftercooler core

Air cleaners — single or dual element


Air cleaner service indicator


Dry exhaust manifolds with thermo-laminated heat shields

Dual turbochargers with water-cooled bearings and thermo-laminated heat shields

Vertical exhaust outlet

Flange and exhaust expanders


Separate-circuit-aftercooler (SCAC) and jacket water (JW) circuit cooling system

Gear-driven centrifugal pumps, one for each circuit

SCAC electronic thermostat, outlet-controlled with aftercooler inlet temperature sensing

JW electronic thermostat, outlet-controlled with outlet temperature sensing

Engine oil cooler in JW circuit


9 kW, 240V, 60 hz jacket water heater

Custom jacket water heater


Cat common rail high-pressure fuel system with electronically controlled unit injectors

Duplex primary fuel filter with water separator

Duplex secondary/tertiary fuel filters

Electric fuel priming pump

Gear-driven low pressure transfer pump

Gear-driven high pressure transfer pump

Double-walled high pressure fuel lines

Fuel pressure, temperature, and leak detection sensors


Four canister duplex oil filter


Engine-driven, gear-type oil pump

Integral lube oil cooler

Front-mounted oil drain lines and valve

Oil sampling valve

Filler and dipstick

Four-canister simplex oil filter

Prelube pump — electric, air, or custom

Fumes disposal with crankcase breathers

Crankcase explosion relief valves


Dual ADEM A4 engine control unit (ECU) for redundancy

Software monitors engine parameters and performs alarm, derate, and shutdown functions

Rigid wiring harness

Marine Power Display 3.0 (MPD 3.0)


Cat Alarm and Protection System

Communication module PL1000T/E

Direct-rack control


Metal particle detector

SOLAS spray shielding


Inner-outer base with vibration isolators


Custom I-beam base with vibration isolators


Kato brushless permanent magnet 6P6.6-3200 HR

2-bearing, close-coupled arrangement

60 Hz, 600V, 0.7 PF

UL/CSA listed, IP23


Custom generator


Flywheel housing, SAE No. 00

Flywheel, SAE No. 00

ABS certified, non-certified, or custom-coupling and coupling mounting

Free-standing or close-coupled generator set arrangements


Turbine air starter or

Dual electric starting motors or

Air and electric starting motors (redundant)


Power distribution box — 24V or custom

20A battery charger

Cat yellow paint

Offshore oil field sub-base

Integral spring isolators with limit stop

Lift provisions on base

Oil drain extension

Engine length drip pan with drain

Torsional dampened driveline couplings


TVA report

Special tests

Project-specific installation drawings

P&ID-electrical drawings

Spare parts kit

Barring group

Engine lifting group

Custom generators and radiators



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