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
Displacement
1106.4l
Bore
5.71in
Stroke
7.2in

Generator Set Specifications

Minimum Rating
455 ekW
Maximum Rating
600 ekW
Voltage
208 to 600 Volts
Frequency
60 Hz
Speed
1800 rpm
Emissions/Fuel Strategy
U.S. EPA Cert., Tier 2
Duty Cycle
Standby, Prime

Generator Set Dimensions

Height - Maximum
107.8in
Length - Maximum
5550in
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
  • Air Inlet System
    • Turbocharger
    • Light duty air cleaner
    • Aftercooler core
  • Cooling
    • Caterpillar extended life coolant
    • Fan drive, battery charging alternator drive
    • Coolant drain line with valve
    • Radiator and cooling fan with guard
    • Package mounted radiator
  • Exhaust
    • Exhaust flange outlet
  • 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
  • Fuel
    • Secondary fuel filter
    • Fuel priming pump
    • Primary fuel filter with integral water separator
  • Generator And Attachments
    • Matched to the performance and output characteristics of Cat engines
    • Segregated low voltage (AC/DC) wiring panel
    • Power center, IP22
    • A frame generator - IP21 protection
    • Integrated Voltage Regulator
    • Mandatory Option circuit breaker, IEC, 3 pole, mounted in power centre
    • Integrated Voltage Regulator
  • 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 System
    • EMCP 4.2
  • Governing System
    • Cat Electronic Governor (ADEM A4)
  • Control Panel
    • EMCP 4 Genset Controller
  • 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
  • Mounting
    • Rubber vibration isolators
  • Starting/charging
    • 24 Volt battery with rack and cables
    • 24 volt starting motor
    • Batteries
  • General
    • Engine and alternator pre-paint, Caterpillar yellow
    • Paint - Caterpillar Yellow except rails and radiators gloss black

Optional Equipment

  • Air Inlet System
    • Single element air cleaner
    • Dual element air cleaner
  • Exhaust
    • Industrial, Residential, Critical Mufflers
  • Generator
    • Oversize and premium generators
    • Excitation: [ ] Permanent Magnet Excited (PM) [ ] Internally Excited (IE)
    • Anti-condensation heater
  • Power Termination
    • Circuit breakers, UL listed
    • Circuit breakers, IEC compliant
  • Circuit Breakers
    • 3 Pole (IEC-100% rated) circuit breakers - Motorised
    • 4 Pole (IEC-100% rated) circuit breakers - Motorised
    • Shunt trip for IEC breaker
    • Power terminal strip
    • Circuit breaker (IEC) auxiliary contacts
    • 3 Pole (IEC-100% rated) circuit breakers - Package mounted
    • Pad-lockable circuit breaker device
    • 4 Pole (IEC-100% rated) circuit breakers - Package mounted
  • Control Panels
    • Remote monitoring software
    • Load share module
    • Local & remote annunciator modules
    • EMCP (4.2) (4.3) (4.4)
    • Digital I/O module
  • Control System
    • Local alarm modules
    • Volt free contact
    • Local alarm horn
    • Remote annunciator modules
    • 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
    • EMCP 4.4
  • Cooling System
    • Low coolant temperature alarm
    • Radiator duct flange
  • Enclosures
    • Sound attenuated enclosures
  • Starting/charging
    • Jacket water heater
    • Battery chargers
    • Heavy-duty starting system
    • Oversize batteries
    • Charging alternator
  • Exhaust System
    • 8 and 10 inch GP flanges
    • 8 and 10 inch elbow kits
    • Engine mounted muffler
    • 10, 25 and 35 end in / end out Mufflers
    • Manifold and Turbocharger guard
  • Fuel System
    • Manual fuel transfer pump
    • Fuel transfer system
    • Integral - Duel wall fuel tank base
  • General
    • Sound attenuated, weather protective or high ambient weather protective enclosure
    • Integral & sub-base UL listed dual wall fuel tanks
    • CSA Certification
    • Automatic transfer switches (ATS)
    • The following options are based on regional and product configuration:
    • Single or dual wall sub-base fuel tanks
    • EU Certificate of Conformance (CE)
    • EEC Declaration of Conformity
    • UL 2200 package
    • Single or dual wall integral fuel tanks
    • Seismic Certification per applicable building codes: IBC 2000, IBC 2003, IBC 2006, IBC 2009, CBC 2007
    • Narrow, Wide or Skid Base
    • Enclosures: sound attenuated, weather protective
  • Generator And Attachments
    • Space heaters
    • A frame CIP generator
    • Permanent magnet excitation
    • LC frame generator
    • A frame oversize generator
    • Ingress protection
    • LC frame CIP generator
    • LC frame oversize generators
  • Lube System
    • Manual sump pump
  • Starting And Charging
    • Battery disconnect switch
    • Jacket water heaters
    • 5 Amp battery charger