Cat EGP Switchgear

Overview

Caterpillar offers standard Switchgear products, which can support a wide variety of applications, or provide a custom designed system to meet your specific project needs. The Emergency Generator paralleling (EGP) product supports paralleling on an isolated generator bus and is commonly used in prime power or emergency standby systems. Caterpillar Standard Switchgear products provide a solution able to combine all elements of monitoring and control for Caterpillar generator sets in a single-source package. Caterpillar also designs and manufacturers custom switchgear to meet specific customer requirements and functionality.

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Technical Summary
ConfigurationConfigurable PLC based switchgear capable of controlling and monitoring multiple generator sets, tie and load breakers in conjunction with downstream transfer switches for standby or emergency applications
Modes of OperationMulti-unit Island and multi-unit standby mode with optional redundant controls and components.
ApplicationLV and MV (208V - 38 kV)
Generator Protective Devices
ANSI Protective Devices15/25, 27/59, 81 O/U, 32, 40, 50, 51
Environmental Parameters
CertificationsIBC, CBC, UBC & OSHPD Certified
Control Panel EnclosureNEMA 1 or NEMA 3R Freestanding Construction
Operating Temperature0°C to 50°C
Storage Temperature-20°C to +60°C
Low Voltage StandardsNEMA SG-5, CSA, ANSI C37.51, ANSI C37.20.1, UL 1558 or UL 891, NFPA 110, NFPA 99 and NFPA 70
Medium Voltage StandardsNEMA SG-5, ANSI / IEEE C37.20.2, CSA-C22.2 No. 31-M89, EEMAC G8-3.2, NFPA 70, NFPA 99 and NFPA 1110
EGP Switchgear
Choice of 19” Surface Acoustic Wave Color or 15” Resistive Color Touchscreen
Emergency Stop Button for each generator
Instant Auto Switch
Generator Demand Priority Control
Audible Alarm & Horn Silence Button
Circuit Breaker Control Switch with Indicators
EGP Switchgear
  • High Speed Supervisory Network
  • Automatic Start/Stop
  • Automatic “Dead Bus” Coordination
  • Programmable Load Shed / Load Add Functions
  • Networked Engine Communications
  • Generator Protection
  • Engine Tuning
  • Mode Selection
  • Selectable Auto/ Manual Control
  • Password Protection for Protective Settings and Setup
  • Load/No Load Test
  • Touch Screen (HMI) Display
  • NFPA 99/110 Compliant Alarm
  • Annunciation with Audible Horn
  • Engine Control mimic Screen with gauges for RPM, DC Battery Voltage oil Pressure, Engine Coolant temperature, Engine Hours, Number of starts
Specifications
Technical Summary
ConfigurationConfigurable PLC based switchgear capable of controlling and monitoring multiple generator sets, tie and load breakers in conjunction with downstream transfer switches for standby or emergency applications
Modes of OperationMulti-unit Island and multi-unit standby mode with optional redundant controls and components.
ApplicationLV and MV (208V - 38 kV)
Generator Protective Devices
ANSI Protective Devices15/25, 27/59, 81 O/U, 32, 40, 50, 51
Environmental Parameters
CertificationsIBC, CBC, UBC & OSHPD Certified
Control Panel EnclosureNEMA 1 or NEMA 3R Freestanding Construction
Operating Temperature0°C to 50°C
Storage Temperature-20°C to +60°C
Low Voltage StandardsNEMA SG-5, CSA, ANSI C37.51, ANSI C37.20.1, UL 1558 or UL 891, NFPA 110, NFPA 99 and NFPA 70
Medium Voltage StandardsNEMA SG-5, ANSI / IEEE C37.20.2, CSA-C22.2 No. 31-M89, EEMAC G8-3.2, NFPA 70, NFPA 99 and NFPA 1110
Equipment
EGP Switchgear
Choice of 19” Surface Acoustic Wave Color or 15” Resistive Color Touchscreen
Emergency Stop Button for each generator
Instant Auto Switch
Generator Demand Priority Control
Audible Alarm & Horn Silence Button
Circuit Breaker Control Switch with Indicators
Benefits & Features
EGP Switchgear
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