C18 Generator Set

Caterpillar is leading the power generation marketplace with Power Solutions engineered to deliver unmatched flexibility, expandability, reliability, and cost-effectiveness.

Aspiration
Air to Air Aftercooled
Fuel System
Electronic unit injection
Minimum Rating
500 ekW
Maximum Rating
600 ekW

Specs

Engine Specifications

Aspiration
Air to Air Aftercooled
Fuel System
Electronic unit injection
Engine Model
C18 ATAAC, I-6, 4-Stroke Water-Cooled Diesel
Bore
145 mm (5.71 in)
Displacement
18.13 L (1106.36 in3)
Stroke
183 mm (7.2 in)
Compression Ratio
14.5:1
Governor Type
Adem™A4
Aspiration
Air to Air Aftercooled
Fuel System
Electronic unit injection
Bore
5.71in
Displacement
1106.4in³
Stroke
7.2in

Generator Set Specifications

Minimum Rating
500 ekW
Maximum Rating
600 ekW
Voltage
220 to 380 Volts
Frequency
60 Hz
Speed
1800 rpm
Emissions/Fuel Strategy
Low Fuel Consumption
Duty Cycle
Standby, Prime

Generator Set Dimensions

Height - Maximum
107.8in
Length - Maximum
218.5in
Width - Maximum
80.9in

Features

Cat Generator Set Package

  • Cat generator set packages have been fully prototype tested
  • Accepts 100% block load in one step and meets NFPA 110 loading requirements
  • Conform to ISO 8528-5 steady state and transient response requirements
  • Cat generator set packages have been fully prototype tested
  • Accepts 100% block load in one step and meets NFPA 110 loading requirements
  • Conform to ISO 8528-5 steady state and transient response requirements

Cat Diesel Engine

  • Reliable, rugged, durable design
  • Field-proven in thousands of applications worldwide
  • Four-stroke-cycle diesel engine combines consistent performance and excellent fuel economy with minimum weight
  • Reliable, rugged, durable design
  • Field-proven in thousands of applications worldwide
  • Four-stroke-cycle diesel engine combines consistent performance and excellent fuel economy with minimum weight

SR5 Alternator

  • Superior motor starting capability minimizes need for oversizing alternator
  • Designed to match performance and output characteristics of Cat diesel engines
  • Robust Class H insulation
  • Superior motor starting capability minimizes need for oversizing alternator
  • Designed to match performance and output characteristics of Cat diesel engines
  • Robust Class H insulation

EMCP Control Panel

  • User-friendly interface and navigation
  • Scalable system to meet a wide range of installation requirement
  • Expansion modules and site-specific programming for specific customer requirements
  • User-friendly interface and navigation
  • Scalable system to meet a wide range of installation requirement
  • Expansion modules and site-specific programming for specific customer requirements

Cooling System

  • Designed to operate in standard ambient temperatures up to 55°C (131°F)
  • Contact your Cat Dealer for specific ambient and altitude capabilities
  • Designed to operate in standard ambient temperatures up to 55°C (131°F)
  • Contact your Cat Dealer for specific ambient and altitude capabilities

Certifications

Cat dealers provide extensive post-sale support including maintenance and repair agreements. Cat dealers have over 1,800 dealer branch stores operating in 200 countries. The Caterpillar S•O•S℠ program cost effectively detects internal engine component condition, even the presence of unwanted fluids and combustion by-products

Cat dealers provide extensive post-sale support including maintenance and repair agreements. Cat dealers have over 1,800 dealer branch stores operating in 200 countries. The Caterpillar S•O•S℠ program cost effectively detects internal engine component condition, even the presence of unwanted fluids and combustion by-products

One Safe Source

  • Components used in the generator set are selected based on seamless design integration to provide the optimum performance
  • The generator set is fully assembled at a Caterpillar facility following our quality guidelines
  • Each generator set package is tested before leaving the Caterpillar facility
  • Cat product support, including dealer service, parts and warranty covers the entire Cat power system
  • Components used in the generator set are selected based on seamless design integration to provide the optimum performance
  • The generator set is fully assembled at a Caterpillar facility following our quality guidelines
  • Each generator set package is tested before leaving the Caterpillar facility
  • Cat product support, including dealer service, parts and warranty covers the entire Cat power system

World Wide Product Support

  • Cat dealers have over 1,800 dealer branch stores operating in 200 countries
  • Your local Cat dealer provides extensive post-sale support, including maintenance and repair agreements
  • Cat dealers have over 1,800 dealer branch stores operating in 200 countries
  • Your local Cat dealer provides extensive post-sale support, including maintenance and repair agreements

Standard Equipment

  • Air Inlet
    • Air Cleaner
  • Cooling
    • Package mounted radiator
  • Exhaust
    • Exhaust flange outlet
  • Fuel
    • Fuel priming pump
    • Secondary fuel filter
    • Primary fuel filter with integral water separator
  • Generator
    • IP23 Protection
    • Matched to the performance and output characteristics of Cat engines
    • Load adjustment module provides engine relief upon load impact and improves load acceptance and recovery time
  • Power Termination
    • Bus Bar
  • Control Panel
    • EMCP 4.2
  • Mounting
    • Rubber vibration isolators
  • Starting/charging
    • 24 volt starting motor
    • Batteries
  • General
    • Paint - Caterpillar Yellow except rails and radiators gloss black

Optional Equipment

  • Exhaust
    • Industrial, Residential, Critical Mufflers
  • Generator
    • Anti-condensation heater
    • Oversize and premium generators
    • Excitation: [ ] Permanent Magnet Excited (PM) [ ] Internally Excited (IE)
  • Power Termination
    • Circuit breakers, UL listed
    • Circuit breakers, IEC compliant
  • Control Panels
    • Remote monitoring software
    • Local & remote annunciator modules
    • Digital I/O module
    • EMCP 4.4
    • Load share module
  • Starting/charging
    • Oversize batteries
    • Battery chargers
    • Heavy-duty starting system
    • Jacket water heater
    • Charging alternator
  • General
    • Narrow, Wide or Skid Base
    • CSA Certification
    • UL 2200 package
    • EU Certificate of Conformance (CE)
    • Enclosures: sound attenuated, weather protective
    • Single or dual wall integral fuel tanks
    • Integral & sub-base UL listed dual wall fuel tanks
    • Automatic transfer switches (ATS)
    • Sound attenuated, weather protective or high ambient weather protective enclosure
    • The following options are based on regional and product configuration:
    • Single or dual wall sub-base fuel tanks
    • EEC Declaration of Conformity
    • Seismic Certification per applicable building codes: IBC 2000, IBC 2003, IBC 2006, IBC 2009, CBC 2007