New | C9 Generator Set

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Generator Set Specifications
Height - Maximum73.5 in
Length - Maximum157 in
Width - Maximum47.5 in
Minimum Rating230 kVA
Maximum Rating330 kVA
Voltage220-480 Volts
Frequency50 Hz
Speed1500 RPM
Generator Set Configurations
Emissions/Fuel StrategyEU Stage IIIA, Low Fuel Consumption, U.S. EPA Certified for Stationary Emergency Use only ( Tier 3 Nonroad Equivalent Emission Standards)
Engine Specifications
Engine ModelC9 ATAAC, I-6, 4-Stroke Water-Cooled Diesel
Compression Ratio16.1:1
AspirationAir to Air Aftercooled
Governor TypeAdem™A4
Fuel SystemHydraulic electronic unit injection
Bore4.41 in
Displacement537.01 in³
Stroke5.87 in

The Generator Set Meets Transient Response And Block Loading Steps As Per Iso 8528-5.

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 And Can Be Optimized For Low Fuel Consumption Or Low Emissions. 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.

  • 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
  • The Generators Used On Cat Packages Have Been Designed And Tested To Work With The Cat Engine. The Generators Are Built With Robust Class H Insulation And Provide Industry Leading Motor Starting Capability. They Provide High Efficiency In A Majority Of Applications And Optional Coastal Protection For The Windings Is Available For Harsh Environments.

  • matched To The Performance And Output Characteristics Of Cat Engines
  • industry Leading Mechanical And Electrical Design
  • industry Leading Motor Starting Capabilities
  • high Efficiency
  • Cat® Generator Set Packages Have Been Fully Prototype Tested, And Certified Torsional Vibration Analysis Reports Are Available. The Packages Are Designed To Meet The Nfpa 110 Requirement For Loading, And Conform To The Iso 8528-5 Steady State And Transient Response Requirements.

    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.

    The Cooling System Has Been Designed To Operate In Standard Ambient Temperatures Up To 50°c (122°f) With An Air Flow Restriction Of 0.5 In Water. The Factory Installed Cooling System Has Been Designed And Tested To Ensure Proper Generator Set Cooling, And Includes The Radiator, Fan, Belts, And All Guarding Installed As Standard. Contact Your Cat Dealer For Specific Ambient And Altitude Capabilities.

    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 System
    • Air cleaner, light duty with disposable paper filter
    Control Panels
    • EMCP 4.2
    Cooling System
    • Radiator and cooling fan with guard
    • Coolant drain line with valve
    • Fan drive, battery charging alternator drive
    • Caterpillar extended life coolant
    Exhaust System
    • Stainless steel exhaust flex, gaskets, rain cap & SAE exhaust flange for customer use; shipped loose
    Fuel System
    • Standard open set fuel tank / base supplied
    • Base, formed steel with single wall integral 8-hour fuel tank
    Generators and Generator Attachments
    • 12 leads
    • IP23 protection
    • Voltage regulator (single phase sensing)
    • Power centre, IP22
    • Segregated low voltage (AC/DC) wiring panel
    • Mandatory option circuit breaker, IEC, 3 pole mounted in powercentre
    Governing System
    • Cat electronic governor (ADEM A4)
    Lube System
    • Oil cooler
    • Lubricating oil
    • Oil drain valves
    Mounting System
    • Captive linear vibration isolators between base and engine-generator
    • Includes lifting provisions and termination points for coolant and lube oil drain lines
    Starting / Charging System
    • 24V battery with rack and cables
    General
    • Engine and alternator re-paint, Caterpillar Yellow

    Optional Equipment

    Certifications
    • European certificate for conformance
    • Global certificate fpr CIS
    Air inlet system
    • Single element air cleaner
    Circuit Breakers
    • 4 Pole (IEC-100% rated) circuit breaker upgrades: 400, 630, 800 and 100 amps
    Control Panels
    • Control panel Options: Volt free contacts ; Local alarm horn ; Oil temperature displays
    • Control panel protective devices: Earth fault relay ; Earth leakage ground fault ; overload shutdown via breaker ; Low fuel level shutdown ; Low fuel level alarm ; Fuel level sensor
    Cooling System
    • Radiator duct flange
    • Low coolant temperature alarm
    Enclosures
    • Sound attenuated enclosure
    • High ambient sound attenuated enclosure
    Exhaust System
    • Mufflers - End in / End out; 10 dBA or 25 dBA attenuation
    • 5 - 6 inch flange adaptor
    • 6 inch flange
    • 5 and 6 inch elbow kits
    Fuel System
    • Integral duel wall fuel tank base
    Generators and Attachments
    • Permanent magnet generator
    • Oversize, AREP, CIP generators
    Mounting System
    • Narrow skid base
    Starting / Charging System
    • 5 Amp single battery charger
    • Battery disconnet switch
    • Jacket water heater

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