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

Standard Equipment

Exhaust System
  • Exhaust manifold; dry
Fuel System
  • Primary fuel filter w/integral water separator & secondary filter
  • Fuel cooler
  • Fuel priming pump
  • Flexible fuel lines
  • Engine fuel transfer pump
Generator and Attachments
  • Brushless, self-excited 2/3 pitch, random wound.
  • IP23 Protection
  • Insulation Class H and temperature rise
  • Power center, IP22 bottom cable entry
  • Segregated low voltage (AC/DC) wiring panel
  • AREP generator
  • CIP - generators
Governing System
  • Cat Electronic Governor (ADEM A4)
Lube System
  • Oil cooler
  • Lubricating oil
  • Oil filter and dipstick
  • Oil drain lines with valve; piped to edge of base
  • Fumes disposal; piped to front of radiator
Protection System
  • Safety shutoffs for: Higher water temperature - Overspeed - Low oil pressure
Cooling System
  • Coolant drain line with valve; terminated on edge of base
  • Fan and belt guards
  • Coolant Level Sensor
  • Thermostats and housing, full open temperature 92 deg C (198 deg F)
  • Coolant level sight gauge.
  • Jacket water pump, gear driven, centrifugal
  • Caterpillar Extended Life Coolant
Starting/Charging
  • 24-volt electric starting motor
  • 24V, 45 amp charging alternator.
General
  • Paint, Caterpillar yellow
  • Vibration damper
  • Parts book
  • Operation and maintenance manual pack and OMM Storage Compartment
Control System
  • EMCP4.2
  • Controls include: Run / auto / stop control - Speed adjust - Voltage adjust - Engine cycle crank - Emergency stop pushbutton
  • Digital indication for: rpm - DC volts - operating hours - Oil pressure (psi, kPa or bar) - Coolant temperature (C or F) - Volts (L-L & L-N), frequency (Hz) - Amps (per phase & average) - Power factor (per phase & average) - kW (per phase & average) - kVA
  • Warning / Shutdowns with common LED indication of shutdowns for: Low oil pressure - high coolant temperature - Overspeed - Emergency stop - Failure to start (overcrank) - Low coolant temperature - Low coolant level
  • Programmable protective relaying functions: Generator phase sequence - Over / Under voltage (27/59) - Over / Under frequency (81 o/u) - Overcurrent (50/51)
  • Programmable Input / Output: 2 programmable digital inputs - 2 programmable relay outputs (Form A) - 2 programmable relay outputs (Form C)
  • Communications: Customer data link (RS485 Modbus RTu) - Serial annunciator module data link for local and remote annunciator IVR - Integrated Voltage Regulation (Digital) - EM10 Excitation Module
  • Control panel mounting location
  • Local annunciator
  • Remote annunciators
  • Control panel options: Dust proof control panel - volt free contact - Device server - Ground fault relay
  • Optional external analog input
  • Breaker box mounting location
  • Suitable for use as service equipment label
  • Separation plate
Air Inlet System
  • Single element air filter
  • Air cleaner - Single element
  • Air cleaner - Heavy duty
Extended Service Coverage
  • Silver, Gold and Platinum coverage
Circuit breakers
  • 3 Pole 100% rated

Optional Equipment

Control System
  • EMCP4.4
  • Control panel mounting
  • Local annunciator
  • Remote annunciators
  • Dust proof control panel
  • Volt free contact
  • Device server
  • Ground fault relay
  • Optional external analog input
  • Breaker box mounting location
  • Separation plate
  • Remote E-stop button
Generators and Attachments
  • AREP Generator
  • CIP generators
  • Generator mounting and duct plate
  • Space heater
Air Inlet System
  • Single element air filter
  • Dual element air cleaner
Certifications
  • IBC certification wind load
  • Certificate of compliance
Circuit breakers
  • Package mounted single circuit breakers
  • Motorized single circuit breaker
  • Dual breakers first circuit breaker (CB1) LS/I package mounted
  • Dual breakers first circuit breaker (CB2) LS/I package mounted
  • Auxiliary contacts
  • Neutral bars
  • Current transformers
  • Power cables
Cooling System
  • Standard radiator
  • Aftertreatment guard
Enclosures
  • Sound attenuated enclosures
Exhaust System
  • Exhaust flexible fittings
  • Flange kits
Fuel System
  • 660 gallon base tank
Generator Attachments
  • Permanent magnet generator
Mounting System
  • Standard base Wide
  • Optional CB shroud
  • Locking fuel fill
  • 5 gallon spill containment
  • Overfill prevention valve
Starting / Charging System
  • 10 Amp dual battery charger
  • Battery disconnect switch
  • Jacket water heater
  • Shore power control group
TESTS
  • PGS test report @ 1.0 power factor
  • PGS test report @ 0.8 power factor
  • Generator test report
  • 4 Hour factory test (un-witnessed)

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