New | C18 Generator Set

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Generator Set Specifications
Minimum Rating455 ekW
Maximum Rating500 ekW
Voltage480 Volts
Frequency60 Hz
Speed1800 RPM
Generator Set Configurations
Emissions/Fuel StrategyU.S. EPA Tier 4 Final
Engine Specifications
Engine ModelC18 ATAAC, I-6, 4-Stroke Water-Cooled Diesel
Bore145 mm (5.71 in)
Displacement18.13 L (1106.36 in3)
Stroke183 mm (7.2 in)
Compression Ratio14.5:1
AspirationAir to Air Aftercooled
Governor TypeAdem™A4
Fuel SystemElectronic unit injection

  • the Four Cycle Cat Diesel Engine Combines Consistent Performance With Excellent Fuel Economy And Transient Response That Meets Or Exceeds Iso 8528-5.
  • The Engines Have Been Designed And Built For A Wide Range Of Applications Are Certified To The Us Epa Tier 4 Final Emissions Requirements.
  • The Engines Feature A Reliable, Rugged, And Durable Design That Has Been Field Proven In Thousands Of Applications Worldwide From Emergency Standby Installations To Continuously Operating Power Plants.

  • the Tier 4 Final Engine Has Been Optimized To Work With The Cat Cem.
  • The Cem Is A Reliable, Compact, And Lightweight System That Gives Maximum Installation Flexibility.
  • It Features A Diesel Oxidation Catalyst For Particulate Matter (pm) And Hydrocarbon (hc) Control.
  • Selective Catalytic Reduction (scr) Reduces Nox Output And Provides Integrated Sound Attenuation.
  • The Cem Is Controlled By A Separate Dosing Module That Has Been Integrated Into The Standard Generator Set Controls For Complete Monitoring, Protection And Closed Loop Nox Control.
  • For More Information On The Cem, Refer To Cut Sheet Lehe0359.
  • matched To The Performance And Output Characteristics Of Cat Engines
  • industry Leading Mechanical And Electrical Design
  • industry Leading Motor Starting Capabilities
  • high Efficiency
  • 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.

  • 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
  • The Generator Set Accepts 100% Rated Load In One Step Per Nfpa 110 And Meets Iso 8528-5 Transient Response.

  • ul 2200 Listed Packages
  • Csa Certified
  • certain Restrictions May Apply.
  • Consult With Your Cat® Dealer.
  • Fully Prototype Tested With Certified Torsional Vibration Analysis Available

    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

    Standard Equipment

    Air Inlet
    • Air Cleaner
    Cooling
    • Package mounted radiator
    Exhaust
    • Exhaust flange outlet
    Fuel
    • Primary fuel filter with integral water separator
    • Secondary fuel filter
    • Fuel priming pump
    Generator
    • 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
    • IP23 Protection
    Power Termination
    • Bus Bar
    Control Panel
    • EMCP 4 Genset Controller
    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
    • Excitation: [ ] Permanent Magnet Excited (PM) [ ] Internally Excited (IE)
    • Anti-condensation heater
    • Oversize and premium generators
    Power Termination
    • Circuit breakers, UL listed
    Control Panels
    • EMCP (4.2) (4.3) (4.4)
    • Local & remote annunciator modules
    • Load share module
    • Digital I/O module
    • Remote monitoring software
    Starting/Charging
    • Battery chargers
    • Oversize batteries
    • Jacket water heater
    • Heavy-duty starting system
    • Charging alternator
    General
    • The following options are based on regional and product configuration:
    • Seismic Certification per applicable building codes: IBC 2000, IBC 2003, IBC 2006, IBC 2009, CBC 2007
    • UL 2200 package
    • EU Certificate of Conformance (CE)
    • CSA Certification
    • EEC Declaration of Conformity
    • Narrow, Wide or Skid Base
    • Sound attenuated, weather protective or high ambient weather protective enclosure
    • Enclosures: sound attenuated, weather protective
    • Single or dual wall integral fuel tanks
    • Single or dual wall sub-base fuel tanks
    • Integral & sub-base UL listed dual wall fuel tanks
    • Automatic transfer switches (ATS)

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