New | C18 Generator Set

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Generator Set Specifications
Minimum Rating550 kVA
Maximum Rating715 kVA
Emissions/Fuel StrategyLow Fuel, EU Stage IIIA
Voltage380 to 415 Volts
Frequency50 Hz
Speed1500 rpm
Duty CycleStandby, Prime
Engine Specifications
Engine ModelC18 ATAAC, I-6, 4-Stroke Water-Cooled Diesel
Bore5.71 in
Stroke7.2 in
Displacement1106.4 in³
Compression Ratio14.5:1
AspirationAir to Air Aftercooled
Fuel SystemElectronic unit injection
Governor TypeAdem™A4
Generator Set Dimensions
Length - Minimum218.5 in
Length - Maximum218.5 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 System
  • Air Cleaner, light duty
  • Turborcharger
Air Inlet
  • Air Cleaner
Control Panel
  • EMCP 4.2
  • EMCP 4 Genset Controller
Cooling
  • Package mounted radiator
Cooling System
  • Coolant drain line with valve
  • Fan drive, battery charging alternator drive
  • Radiator and cooling fan with guard
  • Caterpillar Extended Life Coolant
Exhaust
  • Exhaust flange outlet
Exhaust System
  • Stainless steel exhaust flex, 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 8-hour fuel tank
Fuel
  • Fuel priming pump
  • Secondary fuel filter
  • Primary fuel filter with integral water separator
Generator
  • Matched to the performance and output characteristics of Cat engines
  • IP23 Protection
  • Load adjustment module provides engine relief upon load impact and improves load acceptance and recovery time
Generator and Attachments
  • Segregated low voltage (AC / DC) wiring panel
  • Power center, IP22
  • Optional LC frame generator - IP23 Protection,
  • Mandatory Option Rear circuit breaker, IEC, 3 pole, mounted in power center
  • Integrated Voltage Regulator
  • A frame generator - IP21 Protection
Governing System
  • Cat Electronic Governor (ADEM A4)
Power Termination
  • Bus Bar
Lube System
  • Oil drain valves
  • Lubricating oil
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
  • 24 Volt battery with rack and cables
Starting/Charging
  • 24 volt starting motor
  • Batteries
Mounting
  • Rubber vibration isolators
General
  • Engine and alternator pre-paint, Caterpillar Yellow
  • Paint - Caterpillar Yellow except rails and radiators gloss black

Optional Equipment

Certifications
  • Global
  • European Certifications - EU certificate of conformance
Exhaust
  • Industrial, Residential, Critical Mufflers
Air Inlet System
  • Dual element air cleaner
  • Single element air cleaner
Generator
  • Oversize and premium generators
  • Excitation: [ ] Permanent Magnet Excited (PM) [ ] Internally Excited (IE)
  • Anti-condensation heater
Power Termination
  • Circuit breakers, IEC compliant
  • Circuit breakers, UL listed
Circuit Breakers
  • 4 Pole (IEC-100% rated) - package mounted
  • 3 Pole (IEC-100% rated) - package mounted
  • Pad-lockable device
  • 4 Pole (IEC-100% rated) - motorized
  • Power terminal strips
  • 3 Pole (IEC-100% rated) - motorized
Control Panel
  • EMCP 4.4
Control Panels
  • Local & remote annunciator modules
  • Digital I/O module
  • Load share module
  • EMCP (4.2) (4.3) (4.4)
  • Remote monitoring software
Control System
  • Local alarm modules
  • Control panel protective devices
  • Remote annunciator modules
  • Volt free contacts
Cooling System
  • Radiator duct flange
Enclosures
  • Sound attenuated enclosures
Starting/Charging
  • Heavy-duty starting system
  • Battery chargers
  • Charging alternator
  • Oversize batteries
  • Jacket water heater
Exhaust System
  • Elbow Kit
  • Mufflers, End in / End out
  • Manifold and turbocharger guard
  • Engine mounted muffler
  • Flange groups; 8 and 10 inch weld flanges and gaskets
Fuel System
  • Integral -Duel wall fuel tank bases
  • Manual fuel transfer system
  • Fuel transfer system
General
  • Integral & sub-base UL listed dual wall fuel tanks
  • UL 2200 package
  • Narrow, Wide or Skid Base
  • Enclosures: sound attenuated, weather protective
  • Sound attenuated, weather protective or high ambient weather protective enclosure
  • EEC Declaration of Conformity
  • Seismic Certification per applicable building codes: IBC 2000, IBC 2003, IBC 2006, IBC 2009, CBC 2007
  • The following options are based on regional and product configuration:
  • Single or dual wall sub-base fuel tanks
  • Automatic transfer switches (ATS)
  • CSA Certification
  • EU Certificate of Conformance (CE)
  • Single or dual wall integral fuel tanks
Generator and Attachments
  • A frame CIP generator
  • LC frame generator
  • Permanent magnet excitation
  • LC frame oversize generator
  • Space heaters
  • Ingress protection
  • LC frame CIP generator
  • A frame oversize generator
Lube System
  • Manual sump pump
Mounting System
  • Narrow skid base
Starting / Charging System
  • 5 Amp battery charger
  • Jacket water heater
  • Battery disconnect switch

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