C27 Generator Set

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Bore
5.4 in
Displacement
1649.47 in³
Stroke
6 in
Aspiration
TA

Specs

Engine Specifications

Bore
5.4in
Displacement
1649.47in³
Stroke
6in
Aspiration
TA
Fuel System
MEUI
Engine Model
C27 ATAAC, V-12, 4-Stroke, Water-Cooled Diesel
Compression Ratio
16.5:1
Governor Type
Adem™A4
Aspiration
TA
Fuel System
MEUI
Bore
5.4in
Displacement
1649.47in³
Stroke
6in

Generator Set Specifications

Minimum Rating
680 ekW
Maximum Rating
800 ekW
Voltage
208 to 600
Frequency
60 Hz
Speed
1800 rpm
Height - Maximum
85.1in
Length - Maximum
184
Width - Maximum
67.8in

Generator Set Configurations

Emissions/Fuel Strategy
Low Fuel Consumption, 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
      • Air Cleaner; single element canister type with service indicator
    • Control Panel
      • EMCP 4.2
      • Features:
      • Digital Indicators
      • Warning/shutdown Indicators
      • Programmable Protective Relaying Functions
      • Communications
    • Cooling System
      • ATAAC
      • Radiator sized to 50 degrees C
      • Coolant drain line with valve terminated on edge of base
      • Fan and belt guards drive
      • Coolant level sensor
      • Caterpillar Extended Life Coolant
    • Exhaust System
      • Exhaust Manifold - dry
      • 203mm (8in) ID round flanged outlet
    • Fuel System
      • Primary fuel filter with integral water separator
      • Secondary fuel filter
      • Fuel cooler
      • Flexible fuel lines - installed
      • Electric fuel priming pump
    • Generators And Attachments
      • SR5 Permanent Magnet (PM)
      • For EPA Stationary Emergency (EPA Tier 2 Emissions) configurations:
      • For Low BSFC configurations:
      • Integrated Voltage Regulator (IVR) includes
      • Bus bar connections:
    • Lube System
      • Lubricating oil
      • Standard volume oil pan - 68 Ltr
      • Gear type lube oil pump
      • Integral lube oil cooler
      • Oil filter, filler and dipstick
      • Oil drain lines and valve
      • Fumes disposal - open crankcase ventilation routed to front of package
    • Mounting System
      • Rails - engine/generator/radiator mounting
      • Rubber anti-vibration mounts - shipped loose
    • Starting And Charging System
      • 24-volt electric starting motor
      • Charging Alternator 45A
      • Battery, rack and cables - shipped-loose
      • Battery disconnect switch
    • General
      • Paint: Caterpillar Yellow with high gloss black rails & radiator
      • Right hand service
      • Flywheel and flywheel housing-SAE No. 0 and SAE No. 18
      • SAE Standard Rotation

    Optional Equipment

    • Air Inlet System
      • Standard air cleaners
      • Dual element air cleaners
      • Heavy duty air cleaners
    • Starting / Charging System
      • 10 Amp battery chargers
      • 20 Amp enclosure battery chargers
      • 24 Volt battery sets - Dry
      • 24 Volt electric start motors - Heavy duty
      • Jacket water heaters
      • Air starting motor with control and silencer
      • Space heater
    • Circuit Breakers
      • 400, 800, 1200, 1600, 2000, 2500, 3000 Amp, 3 pole, UL-100% rated circuit breakers
      • 2000 Amp, 3 pole, IEC rated circuit breakers
      • 800 Amp, 4 pole, IEC rated circuit breakers
    • Control Panels
      • EMCP 4.3, EMCP4.4
      • Remote mounting harness
      • Remote mounted circuit breaker terminals
      • Remote mounted panel harness mounting kit
      • Auxiliary box options
      • Side extension box
      • Cable shroud - Top mounted
      • Cable shroud - Bottom mounted
      • Cat connect telematics
      • Installed DIO module
      • Remote DIO module
      • Annunciator modules
      • Remote annunciator modules
      • Modbus monitor local packages
      • Load share module
      • Vandal proof panel cover
    • Cooling System
      • Standard radiator
      • High ambient radiator
      • Certified radiator
      • Extended life coolant
      • Radiator duct flange
    • Enclosures
      • Special sound attenuated enclosure
      • Enclosure with lifting base or fuel tank
      • Enclosure fuel tank options
      • Enclosure louvers
      • Cold weather bundle
      • Enclosure lighting
      • AC distribution panel, lights and outlet
      • Panel bracket
      • Enclosure colors
    • Exhaust System
      • Flanges
      • Guard and shield system
      • Elbows
      • Flexible fittings
      • Mufflers
      • Exhaust through the wall kit
    • Generator And Attachments
      • 60 Hz standard generators
      • 60 Hz premium generators
    • Lube System
      • Oil level regulator
      • Prelube pumps
    • Mounting System
      • Puck style low efficiency isolators
      • Spring type vibration isolators
      • IBC vibration isolators
      • Mounting base type
    • Power Connections
      • Neutral grounding connection
      • Center post busbar
      • Power connections - Right / Left / Rear
      • Cable entry - Right / Left / Rear
    • Special Tests / Reports
      • IBC Seismic certifications
      • OSHPD Seismic certifications
      • Special CSA test cerification
      • PGS test report @ 1.0 power factor
      • PGS test report @ 0.8 power factor
      • Generator test report
      • Standard engine test
      • Torsional vibration analysis report
    • General
      • Special paint
      • US aid emblem
      • SGS Inspection
      • Miscellaneous inspection