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Overview

Cat C27 ACERT engines are the ideal solution for your demanding operations in the oilfield. Decades of field operation and intense research and development allow Cat C27 ACERT engines to deliver excellent performance with low operating costs and emissions. This is an ideal engine for land mechanical drilling applications such as mud pump drives. Cat engines are backed by the worldwide network of Cat dealers ready to support your operation with technical support, service, parts, and warranty. Cat C27 ACERT Diesel Engine. Ratings: 597-858 bkW (800-1150 bhp) @ 1800-2100 rpm meet U.S. EPA Tier 2 equivalent emission standards.

Engine Specifications

Units:
Minimum Rating 800.0 bhp 597.0 bkW Less
Maximum Rating 1150.0 bhp 858.0 bkW Less
Emissions U.S. EPA Non-road Tier 2 U.S. EPA Non-road Tier 2 Less
Rated Speed 2100.0 RPM 1800.0 RPM Less
Bore 5.4 in 137.7 mm Less
Stroke 6.0 in 152.4 mm Less
Displacement 1658.0 in3 27.2 L Less
Aspiration Turbocharged-Aftercooled Turbocharged-Aftercooled Less
Governor and Protection ADEM A3 ADEM A3 Less
Engine Weight, net dry 6382.0 lb 2895.0 kg Less
Oil Change Interval 250 250 Less
Rotation (from flywheel end) Counterclockwise Counterclockwise Less
Flywheel and Flywheel Housing SAE No. 0 or SAE No. 1 SAE No. 0 or SAE No. 1 Less
Flywheel Teeth 136 (SAE 0), 113 (SAE 1) 136 (SAE 0), 113 (SAE 1) Less

Capacity for Liquids

Minimum Cooling System (engine only) 14.5 gal 54.9 L Less

Dimensions

Length 75.5 in 1918.0 mm Less
Width 57.6 in 1463.0 mm Less
Height 52.0 in 1321.0 mm Less

Engine Design

- Proven reliability and durability - Robust diesel strength design prolongs life and lowers owning and operating costs - Broad operating speed range - High power density — lightweight engine for weightsensitive applications - PTO drive options provide flexible access to auxiliary power for pumps and other needs

Advanced Digital Engine Management

ADEM A3 control system providing integrated ignition, speed governing, protection, and controls, including detonation-sensitive variable ignition timing. ADEM A3 has improved: user interface, display system, shutdown controls, and system diagnostics.

Optional Attachments

Optional Turbo Configurations — provides flexibility in air intake and exhaust installations

Custom Packaging

For any petroleum application, trust Caterpillar to meet your project needs with custom factory generator sets and mechanical packages. Cat engines, generators, controls, radiators, and transmissions can be custom designed and matched in collaboration with our local dealers to create unique solutions. Custom packages are globally supported and are covered by a one year warranty after startup.

Transmissions

Caterpillar has a full line of engine-transmission packages that can be fully integrated with your axle, hydraulics, and operator interface. Cat transmissions deliver continuous operation under full load, smooth shifting at any speed, and maximum up time, with unmatched durability and easy maintenance

Full Range of Attachments

Large variety of factory-installed engine attachments reduces packaging time

Testing

Every engine is full-load tested to ensure proper engine performance.

Product Support Offered Through Global Cat Dealer

- More than 2,200 dealer outlets - Cat factory-trained dealer technicians service every aspect of your petroleum engine - Cat parts and labor warranty - Preventive maintenance agreements available for repairbefore-failure options - S•O•SSM program matches your oil and coolant samples against Caterpillar set standards to determine: - Internal engine component condition - Presence of unwanted fluids - Presence of combustion by-products - Site-specific oil change interval

Over 80 Years of Engine Manufacturing Experience

Ownership of these manufacturing processes enables Caterpillar to produce high quality, dependable products.

Web Site

For all your petroleum power requirements, visit www.catoilandgasinfo.com.

C27 ACERT™ Standard Equipment

Air Inlet System
  • Dual turbochargers side or rear mounted — inlet 152.4 mm (6 in.) hose connection

Control System
  • Electronic governing, PTO speed control
  • Programmable ratings
  • Cold mode start strategy
  • Automatic altitude compensation
  • Power compensation for fuel temperature
  • Programmable low and high idle and TEL
  • Electronic diagnostics and fault logging
  • Engine monitoring and protection system (speed, temperature, pressure)
  • J1939 Broadcast (diagnostic, engine status, and control)

Cooling System
  • Thermostats and housing — outlet LH vertical orientation
  • Jacket water pump — gear-driven, centrifugal RH

Exhaust System
  • Exhaust manifold — dry, heat shields
  • Dual turbo — rear turbo exhaust, full marmon connection 127 mm (5 in.), maximum load 10 kg for direct
  • Water-cooled center sections

Flywheels and Flywheel Housings
  • SAE No. 0 or SAE No. 1
  • SAE standard rotation

Fuel System
  • MEUI system
  • Fuel filter, RH ( 2 micron high performance)
  • Fuel transfer pump
  • Fuel priming pump (optional electric priming pump)

Lube System
  • Crankcase breather — rear mounted
  • Oil cooler — RH
  • Side turbo — oil filler in RH front gear case
  • Rear turbo — oil filler in RH valve cover
  • Oil level gauge — RH
  • Oil filter — RH
  • Oil pan rear sump

Mounting System
  • Front support — narrow

Power Take-Offs
  • Crankshaft pulley — 203.2 mm (8 in), 5 grooves 15.9 mm (.63 in) wide; 292.1 mm (11.5 in.) 1 groove 15.9 mm (.63 in.) wide

General
  • Vibration damper
  • Paint — Cat yellow
  • Lifting eyes
  • Automatic variable timing, electronic
  • Electronic installation kit 70-pin connector (connectors, pins, sockets)

C27 ACERT™ Optional Equipment

Air Inlet System
  • Air lines
  • Air cleaners
  • Precleaners

Charging System
  • Battery chargers
  • Charging alternators
  • Alternator mountings

Circuit Breakers
  • Circuit breaker mounting

Cooling System
  • Blower fans
  • Suction fans
  • Radiators

Exhaust System
  • Muffler

Flywheel and Flywheel Housings

Fuel Systems
  • Electric fuel priming pump

Instrumentation
  • Gauges and instrument panels

Lube System
  • Lubricating oil
  • Oil pan
  • Oil filter

Mounting System
  • Engine supports

Power Take-Offs
  • Hydraulic pump drives
  • Pulley
  • Auxiliary drive

Starting System
  • Electric starting motor
  • Battery sets - 24V
  • Battery cable
  • Battery rack
  • Starting aids

Packaging
  • Overseas preservation
  • Storage preservation
  • Export packaging

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