DE450S GC (60 Hz)

DE450S GC (60 Hz) Generator Set

DE450S GC (60 Hz), 450 kW Diesel Generator is developed with specific power needs in mind, allowing a wide range of customization to fit your use.



Producing reliable power 450 ekW at 60 Hz, our DE450S GC generator set powerd by C13 diesel engine designed to ISO 8528-5 transient response requirements.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

A-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 1.1 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


  • CE Certification Available
  • CIS 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

  • Engine
    • Cat® C13 Inline 6 Cylinder, 4 Stroke Diesel
  • Control Panels
    • GCCP 1.1
  • Governor
    • Mechanical Governor
  • Alternator
    • A Frame Standard Alternator
  • Fuel Storage
    • Single Wall 8 Hour Tank
  • Cooling System
    • Radiator and cooling fan with guards
    • Fan drive, battery charging alternator drive
  • Electrical Options
    • 3 Pole Circuit Breaker
    • Neutral Earth Link
    • 24 Volt battery with rack and cables
  • Air inlet system
    • Air cleaner; light duty with disposable element
  • Lube system
    • Lubricating oil
    • Oil drain line with valve
  • Mounting system
    • Captive linear vibration isolators
    • Lifting provision and drag points
  • General
    • Engine and alternator pre paint, Caterpillar yellow
    • Engine and alternator pre-paint, Caterpillar yellow
  • Lube System
    • Oil drain valves
  • Mounting System
    • Includes lifting provisions and termination points for coolant and lube oil drain lines
    • Captive linear vibration isolators between base and engine-generator
  • Starting / Charging System
    • 24V battery with rack and cables

Optional Equipment



Long Name:
DE450S GC (60 Hz) Generator Set
DE450S GC (60 Hz)

Generator Set Specifications

Maximum Rating
450 ekW
Minimum Rating
450 ekW
Emissions/Fuel Strategy
Non Regulated
220 to 480 Volts
60 Hz
1800 RPM
Duty Cycle

Engine Specifications

Engine Model
C13 In-line 6, 4-cycle diesel
5.1 in / 130 mm
6.2 in / 157 mm
763 in³ / 12.5 l
Compression Ratio
Turbocharged Air-to-Air Aftercooled
Fuel System
Governor Type

Generator Set Dimensions

Length - Maximum
122 in / 3100 mm
Width - Maximum
52.7 in / 1338 mm
Height - Maximum
85.4 in / 2168 mm
Dry Weight - Genset (maximum)
6446 lb / 2924 kg