New | C18 Generator Set

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Generator Set Specifications
Minimum Rating455 ekW
Maximum Rating600 ekW
Emissions/Fuel StrategyU.S. EPA Cert., Tier 2
Voltage208 to 600 Volts
Frequency60 Hz
Speed1800 rpm
Duty CycleStandby, Prime
Engine Specifications
Engine ModelC18 ATAAC, I-6, 4-Stroke Water-Cooled Diesel
Bore5.71 in
Stroke7.2 in
Displacement1106.4 l
Compression Ratio14.5:1
AspirationAir to Air Aftercooled
Fuel SystemElectronic unit injection
Governor TypeAdem™A4
Generator Set Dimensions
Length - Maximum5550 in
Width - Maximum80.9 in
Height - Maximum107.8 in

  • 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

  • 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

  • superior Motor Starting Capability Minimizes Need For Oversizing Alternator
  • designed To Match Performance And Output Characteristics Of Cat Diesel Engines
  • robust Class H Insulation

  • 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

  • designed To Operate In Standard Ambient Temperatures Up To 55°c (131°f)
  • contact Your Cat Dealer For Specific Ambient And Altitude Capabilities

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

  • 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

  • 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

Air Inlet
  • Air Cleaner
Air Inlet System
  • Turbocharger
  • Light duty air cleaner
  • Aftercooler core
Cooling
  • Caterpillar extended life coolant
  • Fan drive, battery charging alternator drive
  • Coolant drain line with valve
  • Radiator and cooling fan with guard
  • Package mounted radiator
Exhaust
  • Exhaust flange outlet
Exhaust System
  • Stainless steel exhaust flex gaskets, raincap and SAE exhaust flange for customer use; shipped loose
Fuel System
  • Standard 8 hour open set fuel tank
Fuel
  • Secondary fuel filter
  • Fuel priming pump
  • Primary fuel filter with integral water separator
Generator and Attachments
  • Matched to the performance and output characteristics of Cat engines
  • Segregated low voltage (AC/DC) wiring panel
  • Power center, IP22
  • A frame generator - IP21 protection
  • Integrated Voltage Regulator
  • Mandatory Option circuit breaker, IEC, 3 pole, mounted in power centre
  • Integrated Voltage Regulator
Generator
  • IP23 Protection
  • Matched to the performance and output characteristics of Cat engines
  • Load adjustment module provides engine relief upon load impact and improves load acceptance and recovery time
Power Termination
  • Bus Bar
Control System
  • EMCP 4.2
Governing System
  • Cat Electronic Governor (ADEM A4)
Control Panel
  • EMCP 4 Genset Controller
Lube System
  • 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
Mounting
  • Rubber vibration isolators
Starting/Charging
  • 24 Volt battery with rack and cables
  • 24 volt starting motor
  • Batteries
General
  • Engine and alternator pre-paint, Caterpillar yellow
  • Paint - Caterpillar Yellow except rails and radiators gloss black

Optional Equipment

Air Inlet System
  • Single element air cleaner
  • Dual element air cleaner
Exhaust
  • Industrial, Residential, Critical Mufflers
Generator
  • Oversize and premium generators
  • Excitation: [ ] Permanent Magnet Excited (PM) [ ] Internally Excited (IE)
  • Anti-condensation heater
Power Termination
  • Circuit breakers, UL listed
  • Circuit breakers, IEC compliant
Circuit Breakers
  • 3 Pole (IEC-100% rated) circuit breakers - Motorised
  • 4 Pole (IEC-100% rated) circuit breakers - Motorised
  • Shunt trip for IEC breaker
  • Power terminal strip
  • Circuit breaker (IEC) auxiliary contacts
  • 3 Pole (IEC-100% rated) circuit breakers - Package mounted
  • Pad-lockable circuit breaker device
  • 4 Pole (IEC-100% rated) circuit breakers - Package mounted
Control Panels
  • Remote monitoring software
  • Load share module
  • Local & remote annunciator modules
  • EMCP (4.2) (4.3) (4.4)
  • Digital I/O module
Control System
  • Local alarm modules
  • Volt free contact
  • Local alarm horn
  • Remote annunciator modules
  • Oil temperature displays
  • Protective devices: Earth fault relay - earth leageage ground fault relay - Overload shutdown via breaker - Low fuel level alarm - Low fuel level shutdown - high fuel level alarm - Fuel level sensor
  • EMCP 4.4
Cooling System
  • Low coolant temperature alarm
  • Radiator duct flange
Enclosures
  • Sound attenuated enclosures
Starting/Charging
  • Jacket water heater
  • Battery chargers
  • Heavy-duty starting system
  • Oversize batteries
  • Charging alternator
Exhaust System
  • 8 and 10 inch GP flanges
  • 8 and 10 inch elbow kits
  • Engine mounted muffler
  • 10, 25 and 35 end in / end out Mufflers
  • Manifold and Turbocharger guard
Fuel System
  • Manual fuel transfer pump
  • Fuel transfer system
  • Integral - Duel wall fuel tank base
General
  • Sound attenuated, weather protective or high ambient weather protective enclosure
  • Integral & sub-base UL listed dual wall fuel tanks
  • CSA Certification
  • Automatic transfer switches (ATS)
  • The following options are based on regional and product configuration:
  • Single or dual wall sub-base fuel tanks
  • EU Certificate of Conformance (CE)
  • EEC Declaration of Conformity
  • UL 2200 package
  • Single or dual wall integral fuel tanks
  • Seismic Certification per applicable building codes: IBC 2000, IBC 2003, IBC 2006, IBC 2009, CBC 2007
  • Narrow, Wide or Skid Base
  • Enclosures: sound attenuated, weather protective
Generator and Attachments
  • Space heaters
  • A frame CIP generator
  • Permanent magnet excitation
  • LC frame generator
  • A frame oversize generator
  • Ingress protection
  • LC frame CIP generator
  • LC frame oversize generators
Lube System
  • Manual sump pump
Starting and Charging
  • Battery disconnect switch
  • Jacket water heaters
  • 5 Amp battery charger

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