C18 Generator Set

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Aspiration
Air to Air Aftercooled
Fuel System
Electronic unit injection
Minimum Rating
455 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

Generator Set Specifications

Minimum Rating
455 ekW
Maximum Rating
600 ekW
Voltage
208 to 600 Volts
Frequency
60 Hz
Speed
1800 RPM
Height - Maximum
107.8in
Length - Maximum
5550mm
Width - Maximum
80.9in

Generator Set Configurations

Emissions/Fuel Strategy
U.S. EPA Certified for Stationary Emergency Use Only (Tier 2 Nonroad Equivalent Emission Standards)

Features

Design Criteria

The generator set accepts 100% rated load in one step per NFPA 110 and meets ISO 8528-5 transient response.

The generator set accepts 100% rated load in one step per NFPA 110 and meets ISO 8528-5 transient response.

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
  • Generator

  • Matched to the performance and output characteristics of Cat engines
  • Industry leading mechanical and electrical design
  • Industry leading motor starting capabilities
  • High Efficiency
  • Matched to the performance and output characteristics of Cat engines
  • Industry leading mechanical and electrical design
  • Industry leading motor starting capabilities
  • High Efficiency
  • Cat EMCP Control Panel

    The EMCP controller features the reliability and durability you have come to expect from your Cat equipment. EMCP4 is a scalable control platform designed to ensure reliable generator set operation, providing extensive information about power output and engine operation. EMCP4 systems can be further customized to meet your needs through programming and expansion modules.

    The EMCP controller features the reliability and durability you have come to expect from your Cat equipment. EMCP4 is a scalable control platform designed to ensure reliable generator set operation, providing extensive information about power output and engine operation. EMCP4 systems can be further customized to meet your needs through programming and expansion modules.

    Single-Source Supplier

    Fully prototype tested with certified torsional vibration analysis available

    World Wide Product Support

    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

    Seismic Certification

  • Seismic Certification available.
  • Anchoring details are site specific, and are dependent on many factors such as generator set size, weight, and concrete strength.
  • IBC Certification requires that the anchoring system used is reviewed and approved by a Professional Engineer
  • Seismic Certification per Applicable Building Codes: IBC 2000, IBC 2003, IBC 2006, IBC 2009, CBC 2007, CBC 2010
  • Pre-approved by OSHPD and carries an OSP-0321-10 for use in healthcare projects in California
  • Seismic Certification available.
  • Anchoring details are site specific, and are dependent on many factors such as generator set size, weight, and concrete strength.
  • IBC Certification requires that the anchoring system used is reviewed and approved by a Professional Engineer
  • Seismic Certification per Applicable Building Codes: IBC 2000, IBC 2003, IBC 2006, IBC 2009, CBC 2007, CBC 2010
  • Pre-approved by OSHPD and carries an OSP-0321-10 for use in healthcare projects in California
  • UL 2200 / CSA - Optional

  • UL 2200 listed packages
  • CSA Certified
  • Certain restrictions may apply.
  • Consult with your Cat® Dealer.
  • UL 2200 listed packages
  • CSA Certified
  • Certain restrictions may apply.
  • Consult with your Cat® Dealer.
  • Standard Equipment

    • Air Inlet System
      • Light duty air cleaner
      • Aftercooler core
      • Turbocharger
    • Control System
      • EMCP 4.2
    • Cooling
      • Radiator and cooling fan with guard
      • Coolant drain line with valve
      • Fan drive, battery charging alternator drive
      • Caterpillar extended life coolant
    • Exhaust System
      • Stainless steel exhaust flex gaskets, raincap and SAE exhaust flange for customer use; shipped loose
    • Fuel System
      • Standard 8 hour open set fuel tank
    • Generator And Attachments
      • Matched to the performance and output characteristics of Cat engines
      • A frame generator - IP21 protection
      • Integrated Voltage Regulator
      • Integrated Voltage Regulator
      • Power center, IP22
      • Segregated low voltage (AC/DC) wiring panel
      • Mandatory Option circuit breaker, IEC, 3 pole, mounted in power centre
    • Governing System
      • Cat Electronic Governor (ADEM A4)
    • Lube System
      • Lubricating oil
      • Oil drain valves
    • Mounting System
      • Captive linear vibration isolators between base and engine-generator. includes lifting provisions and termination points for coolant and lube oil drain lines
    • Starting/charging
      • 24 Volt battery with rack and cables
    • General
      • Engine and alternator pre-paint, Caterpillar yellow

    Optional Equipment

    • Air Inlet System
      • Single element air cleaner
      • Dual element air cleaner
    • Circuit Breakers
      • 3 Pole (IEC-100% rated) circuit breakers - Package mounted
      • 4 Pole (IEC-100% rated) circuit breakers - Package mounted
      • 3 Pole (IEC-100% rated) circuit breakers - Motorised
      • 4 Pole (IEC-100% rated) circuit breakers - Motorised
      • Circuit breaker (IEC) auxiliary contacts
      • Shunt trip for IEC breaker
      • Pad-lockable circuit breaker device
      • Power terminal strip
    • Control System
      • EMCP 4.4
      • Volt free contact
      • Local alarm horn
      • Oil temperature displays
      • Protective devices: Earth fault relay - earth leageage ground fault relay - Overload shutdown via breaker - Low fuel level alarm - Low fuel level shutdown - high fuel level alarm - Fuel level sensor
      • Local alarm modules
      • Remote annunciator modules
    • Cooling System
      • Radiator duct flange
      • Low coolant temperature alarm
    • Enclosures
      • Sound attenuated enclosures
    • Exhaust System
      • Engine mounted muffler
      • 10, 25 and 35 end in / end out Mufflers
      • 8 and 10 inch GP flanges
      • 8 and 10 inch elbow kits
      • Manifold and Turbocharger guard
    • Fuel System
      • Integral - Duel wall fuel tank base
      • Manual fuel transfer pump
      • Fuel transfer system
    • Generator And Attachments
      • Ingress protection
      • Permanent magnet excitation
      • Space heaters
      • A frame oversize generator
      • A frame CIP generator
      • LC frame generator
      • LC frame oversize generators
      • LC frame CIP generator
    • Lube System
      • Manual sump pump
    • Starting And Charging
      • 5 Amp battery charger
      • Battery disconnect switch
      • Jacket water heaters