Caterpillar Introduces C175-16 Diesel Generator Set
Caterpillar Inc. announced the introduction of the C175-16 diesel package generator set for standby, prime and continuous applications. The generator set is available worldwide in 60 Hz packages with ratings up to 3.1 MW and 50 Hz packages with ratings up to 3.1 MVA.
The Cat® C175-16 generator set package was designed to offer a larger unit rating, higher power density, lower emissions and reduced installation costs. Meeting U.S. EPA Tier 2 requirements, the new generator set addresses current and future needs of the worldwide electric power industry.
Unveiled in 2006, C175 diesel generator sets have successfully completed rigorous field reliability demonstrations in real-world applications spanning the globe. It has achieved more than 100,000 hours of proven reliability across all Caterpillar product lines, with over 60,000 hours in generator set applications. The C175 has been used for applications ranging from distributed generation to prime power for remote communities, industrial processing plants and rock crushing applications.
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