C15

Cat?� C15 Industrial Diesel Engine

C15 LRC

DESCRIPTION

On construction sites and mining operations, in agriculture and forestry, and in a wide range of industries, Cat?� C15 Industrial Diesel Engines deliver the power, performance and durability to take on the biggest challenges. More importantly, they're backed by the world-class Cat dealer network ready to service and support every Cat?� industrial engine. Industries and applications powered by C15 engines include Agriculture, Ag Tractors, Aircraft Ground Support, Bore/Drill Rigs, Chippers/Grinders, Combines/Harvesters, Compactors/Rollers, Compressors, Construction, Cranes, Crushers, Dredgers, Forestry, General Industrial, Hydraulic Power Units, Irrigation Equipment, Loaders/Forwarders, Material Handling, Mining, Mobile Earthmoving Equipment, Paving Equipment, Pumps, Shovels/Draglines, Surface Hauling Equipment and Trenchers. C15 engines, with ratings: 328-444 bkW (440-595 bhp) @ 1800-2100 rpm, meet China Stage II, U.S. EPA Tier 3 equivalent, EU Stage IIIA equivalent emission standards. They are available using U.S. EPA and EU Flexibility, and for other regulated and non-regulated areas.The Cat?� C15 Industrial Diesel Engine is offered in ratings ranging from 328-444 bkW (440-595 bhp) @ 1800-2100 rpm. These ratings meet China Stage II, U.S. EPA Tier 3 equivalent, and EU Stage IIIA equivalent emission standards. Industries and applications powered by C15 engines include Agriculture, Ag Tractors, Aircraft Ground Support, Bore/Drill Rigs, Chippers/Grinders, Combines/Harvesters, Compactors/Rollers, Compressors, Construction, Cranes, Crushers, Dredgers, Forestry, General Industrial, Hydraulic Power Units, Irrigation Equipment, Loaders/Forwarders, Material Handling, Mining, Mobile Earthmoving Equipment, Paving Equipment, Pumps, Shovels/Draglines, Surface Hauling Equipment and Trenchers.Industrial Power

Reliable, Quiet and Durable Power

World-class manufacturing capability and processes coupled with proven core engine designs assure reliability, quiet operation, and many hours of productive life.

Broad Application Range

Industry leading range of factory configurable ratings and options for agricultural, material handling, construction, mining, aircraft ground support, and other industrial applications.

Package Size

Exceptional power density enables standardization across numerous applications. Multiple installation options minimize total package size. Ideal for equipment with narrow engine compartments.

World-class Product Support Offered Through Global Cat Dealer Network

  • Scheduled maintenance, including SOSSM sample
  • Customer Support Agreements (CSA)
  • Caterpillar Extended Service Coverage (ESC)
  • Superior dealer service network
  • Extended dealer service network through the Cat Industrial Service Distributor (ISD) program

  • Standard Equipment
  • Specs

Standard Equipment

  • Air Inlet System
    • Turbocharged
    • Air-to-Air Aftercooled
  • Control System
    • Electronic governing, PTO speed control
    • Programmable ratings
    • Automatic altitude compensation
    • Power compensation for fuel temperature
    • Programmable low and high idle and total engine limit
    • Electronic diagnostics and fault logging
    • Engine monitoring system SAE J1939 broadcast and control
    • ADEM™ A4 Electronic Control Unit (ECU)
  • Cooling System
    • Thermostats and housing, vertical outlet
    • Jacket water pump, centrifugal
    • Water pump, inlet
  • Exhaust System
    • Exhaust manifold, dry
    • Optional exhaust outlet
  • Flywheels and Flywheel Housing
    • SAE No. 1 flywheel housing
  • Fuel System
    • MEUI injection
    • Fuel filter, secondary (2 micron)
    • Fuel filter, tertiary (2 micron)
    • ACERT™ Technology
    • Fuel transfer pump
    • Fuel priming pump
  • Lube System
    • Crankcase breather
    • Oil cooler
    • Oil filler
    • Lube oil filter
    • Front sump oil pan
    • Oil dipstick
    • Gear driven oil pump
  • General
    • Vibration damper
    • Lifting eyes
    • Cold start capability to -20° C (-4° F)
    • Paint: Caterpillar yellow, with optional colors available at request

Specs

Overview

Long Name:
Cat?� C15 Industrial Diesel Engine
Name:
C15
Brand:
Caterpillar
Status:
Current

Power Rating

Maximum Power
595 HP / 444 kW
Maximum Torque
2004 lb-ft @ 1400 rpm / 2717 Nm @ 1400 rpm
Rated Speed
1800-2100 rpm
Minimum Power
440 HP / 328 kW

Emission Standards

Emissions
China Nonroad III, U.S. EPA Tier 3 Equivalent, EU Stage IIIA Equivalent

General

Engine Configuration
Inline 6, 4-Stroke-Cycle Diesel
Bore
5.4 in / 137 mm
Stroke
6.8 in / 171 mm
Displacement
927.6 in³ / 15.2 l
Compression Ratio
18.0:1
Aspiration
Turbocharged Aftercooled (TA)
Combustion System
Direct Injection
Rotation from Flywheel End
Counterclockwise
Aftertreatment
-

Engine Dimensions - Approximate

Length
54.2 in / 1377 mm
Width
36.2 in / 919 mm
Height
48.3 in / 1226 mm
Weight - Net Dry - Basic Operating Engine Without Optional Attachments
3239 lb / 1469 kg

SEE HOW C15 COMPARES AGAINST FREQUENTLY COMPARED PRODUCTS.

Industrial Diesel Engines
C15
C15 LRC
Brand
Caterpillar
Status
Current
Maximum Power
595 HP / 444 kW
Maximum Torque
2004 lb-ft @ 1400 rpm / 2717 Nm @ 1400 rpm
Rated Speed
1800-2100 rpm
Minimum Power
440 HP / 328 kW
Emissions
China Nonroad III, U.S. EPA Tier 3 Equivalent, EU Stage IIIA Equivalent
Engine Configuration
Inline 6, 4-Stroke-Cycle Diesel
Bore
5.4 in / 137 mm
Stroke
6.8 in / 171 mm
Displacement
927.6 in³ / 15.2 l
Compression Ratio
18.0:1
Aspiration
Turbocharged Aftercooled (TA)
Combustion System
Direct Injection
Rotation from Flywheel End
Counterclockwise
Aftertreatment
-
Length
54.2 in / 1377 mm
Width
36.2 in / 919 mm
Height
48.3 in / 1226 mm
Weight - Net Dry - Basic Operating Engine Without Optional Attachments
3239 lb / 1469 kg
Industrial Diesel Engines
C15
C15 Tier 4 Diesel Engine
Brand
Caterpillar
Status
Current
Maximum Power
580 HP / 433 kW
Maximum Torque
1958 lb-ft @ 1400 rpm / 2655 Nm @ 1400 rpm
Rated Speed
1800-2100 rpm
Minimum Power
475 HP / 354 kW
Emissions
U.S. EPA Tier 4 Final
Engine Configuration
In-Line 6
Bore
5.4 in / 137 mm
Stroke
6.7 in / 171 mm
Displacement
927.6 in³ / 15.2 l
Compression Ratio
17.0:1
Aspiration
Turbocharged-Aftercooled (TA)
Combustion System
Direct Injection
Rotation from Flywheel End
Counterclockwise
Aftertreatment
DOC+DPF+SCR
Length
33.6 in / 854 mm
Width
11.3 in / 287 mm
Height
21.7 in / 551 mm
Weight - Net Dry - Basic Operating Engine Without Optional Attachments
3673 lb / 1666 kg
Industrial Diesel Engines
C15 China NR4
C15 Tier 4 Diesel Engine
Brand
Caterpillar
Status
Current
Maximum Power
580 HP / 433 kW
Maximum Torque
1958 lb-ft @ 1400 rpm / 2655 Nm @ 1400 rpm
Rated Speed
1800-2100 rpm
Minimum Power
475 HP / 354 kW
Emissions
China Nonroad Stage IV
Engine Configuration
In-Line 6
Bore
5.4 in / 137 mm
Stroke
6.7 in / 171 mm
Displacement
927.6 in³ / 15.2 l
Compression Ratio
17.0:1
Aspiration
Turbocharged-Aftercooled (TA)
Combustion System
Direct Injection
Rotation from Flywheel End
Counterclockwise
Aftertreatment
DOC+DPF+SCR
Length
33.6 in / 854 mm
Width
11.3 in / 287 mm
Height
21.7 in / 551 mm
Weight - Net Dry - Basic Operating Engine Without Optional Attachments
3673 lb / 1666 kg