New | C1.5 Marine Generator Set Engine

Cat® C1.5 Diesel Marine Generator Set has single phase ratings of 50 Hertz at 10.0 ekW and 60 Hertz at 12.0 ekW that meet U.S. EPA Tier 3 and EU IW emission standards. The Cat® C1.5 also has three phase ratings of 50 Hertz at 11.0 ekW and 60 Hertz at 13.0 ekW that meet U.S. EPA Tier 3 and EU IW emissions standards. This generator set is available in 12 or 24 volt as an open gen set or as an enclosed package.

Generator Set Specifications
Minimum Rating10 ekW (10 kVA)
Maximum Rating13 ekW (16.5 kVA)
Frequency50 Hz or 60 Hz
Speed1500 rpm (50Hz) or 1800 rpm (60 Hz)
Emissions/Fuel Strategy60 Hz meets EPA Tier 3*, 50 Hz meets EU 97/68EC Stage II regulations
Engine Specifications
Engine ModelC1.5, In-line 3, 4-Stroke-Cycle-Diesel
AspirationNaturally Aspirated
Bore3.31 in
Stroke3.5 in
Displacement91 in³
Governor TypeElectrical Isochronous
Generator Set Dimensions
Weight319 kg/703 lbs (open), 368 kg/811 lbs (enclosed)
Length37.4 in/962 mm (open), 40 in/1021 mm (enclosed)
Width21 in/533 mm (open), 24 in/608 mm (enclosed)
Height27.5 in/699 mm (open), 28 in/710 mm (enclosed)
Generator Specifications
InsulationClass H
Voltage Regulation±0.5%
Frame Size1.5

Single-side servicing

500-hour oil and filter change interval

ELC for extended cooling system maintenance intervals

Excellent power quality is suitable for sophisticated equipment

100% block loading capability starts big loads (like air conditioning units on pleasure craft or heavy loads in commercial applications)

Indirect injection system with glow plug enhances coldweather starting

Fuel economy and minimized service needs unite to deliver low operating and maintenance costs.

Automatic safety shutdowns include low engine oil pressure, high fresh water temperature, overspeed, and high exhaust temperature (when fitted with a wet exhaust system).

Available as an open or closed set with heat exchanger or keel cooling

60 Hz meets EPA Tier 3*, 50 Hz meets EU 97/68EC Stage IIregulations

Integral steel drip pan with base keeps the engine room clean

Anti-vibration mounts keep vibration levels at a minimum

Standard Equipment

Air Inlet System
  • Air cleaner, single element canister type with rain cap (open generator set only)
Control System
  • Electronic isochronous governor
Cooling System
  • Belt-driven centrifugal jacket water pump
  • gear-driven seawater pump
  • heat exchanger with copper nickel tubes
  • expansion tank
Exhaust System
  • Watercooled exhaust manifold and elbow
Fuel System
  • Fuel filter — RH or LH service
  • fuel priming
  • fuel transfer pump
  • flexible fuel lines
  • Single Phase
Lube System
  • Lubricating oil
  • oil filter (RH)
  • dipstick (RH)
  • fumes disposal (closed system)
Mounting System
  • Anti-vibration mounts, connected to drip tray and steel base sitting on PVC foam sound-absorbent pad
Protection System
  • Electronic automatic safety shutdown for low oil pressure, high water temperature, high exhaust (wet exhaust only) temperature, and overspeed
Starting System
  • 12 or 24 volt electronic starting motor, 12 volt 55 amp alternator
  • Single-side service (RH), decals, literature



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