D80 GC

D80 GC Generator Set

D80 GC C4.4 (60 HZ) 80 kW Diesel Generator models represent a customizable and flexible solution for your standby applications.

D80 GC Open Set


Producing reliable power of 80 ekW at 60 Hz, our D80 GC diesel generator sets are designed to meet ISO 8528-5 transient response requirements. All D80 GC generator sets meet EPA Stationary Emergency (Tier 3) emissions standards.Caterpillar is leading the power generation marketplace with Power Solutions engineered to deliver unmatched flexibility, expandability, reliability, and cost-effectiveness.Electric Power

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 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

M-Frame 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

GCCP 1.2 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

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


  • UL 2200 Listed
  • ULC Certification Available

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

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

  • Standard Equipment
  • Optional Equipment
  • Specs
  • Docs

Standard Equipment

  • Air Inlet System
    • Air cleaner; light duty with disposable element
    • Air cleaner
  • Cooling System
    • Radiator and cooling fan with guards
    • Fan drive, battery charging alternator drive
    • Caterpillar extended life coolant
    • Coolant drain line with valve
  • Control Panel
    • GCCP 1.2 Control panel
  • Exhaust System
    • Stub pipe, gaskets, raincap and SAE exhaust flange for customer use - shipped loose
  • Fuel System
    • Standard open set fuel tank/base supplied base, formed steel with single wall integral 24-hour fuel tank
  • Generator
    • Circuit breaker, IEC, 3 pole, mounted in tower panel
    • Voltage regulator (single phase sensing)
    • IP23 Protection
    • Segregated low voltage (AC/DC) wiring panel
    • 12 Leads
    • Tower panel, IP22, bottom cable entry
  • Governing System
    • Mechanical and electrical governing system - model dependent
  • Lube System
    • Lubricating oil
    • Oil drain line with valve
  • Mounting System
    • Includes lifting provision and drag points
    • Termination points for coolant and lube oil drain lines
    • Captive linear vibration isolators between base and engine-generator
  • Starting/Charging System
    • Batteries
    • 24V battery with rack and cables
  • General
    • Engine and alternator pre-paint, Caterpillar yellow

Optional Equipment

  • Alternator System
    • 3 Phase sensing
    • Anti-condensation heater
    • R Frame auxilliary winding
    • Permanent magnet excitation (PMG)
  • Circuit breakers
    • Circuit breaker upgrades - 4 Pole circuit reaker to 250A, 400A and 630 A
  • Cooling System
    • Low coolant level shutdown
    • Coolant heater
    • Low coolant temperature alarm
  • Control Panel Options
    • Earth fault (2 wire only)
    • Overload shutdown via breaker
    • Earth leakage (2 wire only)
    • Volt free contacts
    • Panel mounted audible alarm
    • Battery charger
    • GCCP 1.2 Control panel
    • Control panel heater
    • Voltage adjust potentiometer
    • Emergency stop with key
    • Speed adjust potentiometer
  • Enclosures
    • Sound attenuated Level 2 enclosure
  • Fuel System
    • High fuel level alarm
    • Open set narrow tankbase
    • Low fuel level alarm
    • Bunded fuel tank
    • Low fuel level shutdown
    • Compact skidbase for open set
    • Skidbase for CALG enclosure sets
  • Global Certifications
    • Certification for CIS
  • Mounting Options
    • Battery removal
    • Industrial silencer
    • Electronic governor
    • External single point lift - enclosure
    • Silencer installation kit
  • Special Packing/Inspectons for Shipment
    • PGS Test report @ 1.0 power factor
    • PGS Test report @ 0.8 power factor
  • General - Accessories / Miscellaneous
    • Stone guards/rad trans flange
    • Packing case - canopied set
    • Packing case - compact set



Long Name:
D80 GC Generator Set
D80 GC

Generator Set Specifications

Maximum Rating
80 ekW
Minimum Rating
80 ekW
Emissions/Fuel Strategy
U.S. EPA Cert., Tier 3
208 to 600 Volts
60 Hz
1800 rpm
Duty Cycle

Engine Specifications

Engine Model
C4.4, In-line 4, 4-cycle diesel
4.1 in / 105 mm
5 in / 127 mm
269 in³ / 4.4 l
Compression Ratio
Fuel System
Common Rail
Governor Type
Mechanical, ADEM™A4

Generator Set Dimensions

Length - Maximum
82.6 in / 2097 mm
Width - Maximum
43.3 in / 1100 mm
Height - Maximum
52.9 in / 1343 mm
Dry Weight - Genset (maximum)
950 lb / 2095 kg