New | C18 Generator Set

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Generator Set Specifications
Minimum Rating455 ekW
Maximum Rating600 ekW
Emissions/Fuel StrategyLow Fuel Consumption
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 in³
Compression Ratio14.5:1
AspirationAir to Air Aftercooled
Fuel SystemElectronic unit injection
Governor TypeAdem™A4
Generator Set Dimensions
Length - Maximum218.5 in
Width - Maximum80.9 in
Height - Maximum107.8 in

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

SR5 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

EMCP 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

Certifications

  • 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

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

Air Inlet
  • Air Cleaner
Air Inlet System
  • Light duty air cleaner
  • Turbocharger
  • Aftercooler core
Governing System
  • Cat Electronic Governor (ADEM A4)
Control System
  • EMCP 4.2
Cooling
  • Radiator and cooling fan with guard
  • Fan drive, battery charging alternator drive
  • Coolant drain line with valve
  • Caterpillar extended life coolant
  • 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
  • Fuel priming pump
  • Secondary fuel filter
  • Primary fuel filter with integral water separator
Fuel System
  • Standard 8 hour open set fuel tank
Generator and Attachments
  • Matched to the performance and output characteristics of Cat engines
  • Integrated Voltage Regulator
  • Segregated low voltage (AC/DC) wiring panel
  • A frame generator - IP21 protection
  • Integrated Voltage Regulator
  • Mandatory Option circuit breaker, IEC, 3 pole, mounted in power centre
  • Power center, IP22
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 Panel
  • EMCP 4 Genset Controller
Lube System
  • Lubricating oil
  • Oil drain valves
Mounting
  • Rubber vibration isolators
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
  • 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
  • Dual element air cleaner
  • Single element air cleaner
Exhaust
  • Industrial, Residential, Critical Mufflers
Circuit Breakers
  • 3 Pole (IEC-100% rated) circuit breakers - Motorised
  • Power terminal strip
  • 3 Pole (IEC-100% rated) circuit breakers - Package mounted
  • Shunt trip for IEC breaker
  • Pad-lockable circuit breaker device
  • Circuit breaker (IEC) auxiliary contacts
  • 4 Pole (IEC-100% rated) circuit breakers - Package mounted
  • 4 Pole (IEC-100% rated) circuit breakers - Motorised
Generator
  • Anti-condensation heater
  • Oversize and premium generators
  • Excitation: [ ] Permanent Magnet Excited (PM) [ ] Internally Excited (IE)
Power Termination
  • Circuit breakers, UL listed
  • Circuit breakers, IEC compliant
Control Panels
  • Load share module
  • Local & remote annunciator modules
  • EMCP (4.2) (4.3) (4.4)
  • Remote monitoring software
  • Digital I/O module
Control System
  • 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
  • Local alarm modules
  • Local alarm horn
  • Oil temperature displays
  • EMCP 4.4
  • Volt free contact
  • Remote annunciator modules
Starting/Charging
  • Heavy-duty starting system
  • Battery chargers
  • Jacket water heater
  • Charging alternator
  • Oversize batteries
Cooling System
  • Low coolant temperature alarm
  • Radiator duct flange
Enclosures
  • Sound attenuated enclosures
Exhaust System
  • Engine mounted muffler
  • 8 and 10 inch GP flanges
  • 10, 25 and 35 end in / end out Mufflers
  • Manifold and Turbocharger guard
  • 8 and 10 inch elbow kits
Fuel System
  • Manual fuel transfer pump
  • Integral - Duel wall fuel tank base
  • Fuel transfer system
General
  • CSA Certification
  • Seismic Certification per applicable building codes: IBC 2000, IBC 2003, IBC 2006, IBC 2009, CBC 2007
  • Integral & sub-base UL listed dual wall fuel tanks
  • Narrow, Wide or Skid Base
  • Single or dual wall integral fuel tanks
  • Automatic transfer switches (ATS)
  • UL 2200 package
  • The following options are based on regional and product configuration:
  • Single or dual wall sub-base fuel tanks
  • EEC Declaration of Conformity
  • Sound attenuated, weather protective or high ambient weather protective enclosure
  • Enclosures: sound attenuated, weather protective
  • EU Certificate of Conformance (CE)
Generator and Attachments
  • Ingress protection
  • Permanent magnet excitation
  • A frame CIP generator
  • LC frame generator
  • LC frame oversize generators
  • A frame oversize generator
  • LC frame CIP generator
  • Space heaters
Lube System
  • Manual sump pump
Starting and Charging
  • Jacket water heaters
  • 5 Amp battery charger
  • Battery disconnect switch

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