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Overview

Cat C15 ACERT engines are the ideal solution for your demanding operations in the oilfield. Decades of field operation and intense research and development allow Cat C15 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 C15 ACERT™ Industrial Diesel Engine. Ratings: 328-444 bkW (440-595 bhp) @ 1800-2100 rpm meet China Stage II, U.S. EPA Tier 3 equivalent, EU Stage IIIA equivalent emission standards.

Engine Specifications

Units:
Minimum Rating 440.0 bhp 328.0 bkW Less
Maximum Rating 595.0 bhp 444.0 bkW Less
Emissions EPA and CARB Non-Road Mobile Tier 3, EU Stage IIIA EPA and CARB Non-Road Mobile Tier 3, EU Stage IIIA Less
Rated Speed 2100.0 RPM 1800.0 RPM Less
Bore 5.4 in 137.2 mm Less
Stroke 6.75 in 171.0 mm Less
Displacement 928.0 in3 15.2 L Less
Aspiration Turbocharged-Aftercooled Turbocharged-Aftercooled Less
Governor and Protection ADEM A3 ADEM A3 Less
Engine Weight, net dry 2743.0 lb 1245.0 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) 5.5 gal 20.8 L Less

Dimensions

Length 54.2 in 1377.0 mm Less
Width 36.5 in 927.0 mm Less
Height 48.3 in 1227.0 mm Less

Engine Design

- Proven reliability and durability- Robust diesel strength design prolongs life and lowersowning and operating costs- Broad operating speed range.- PTO drive options provide flexible access to auxiliarypower for pumps and other needs

Advanced Digital Engine Management

ADEM A3 control system provides integrated speed control, monitoring, and protection. ADEM A3has improved user interface, display system, shutdowncontrols, and system diagnostics.

Optional Attachments

- Engine-Mounted Transmission Oil Cooler —integration with engine cooling system allows ease ofinstallation and a tighter overall engine package- Engine Brakes — braking capabilities for mobileapplications

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 packagesthat can be fully integrated with your axle, hydraulics, andoperator interface. Cat transmissions deliver continuousoperation under full load, smooth shifting at any speed,and maximum up time, with unmatched durability andeasy maintenance.

Full Range of Attachments

Large variety of factory-installed engine attachmentsreduces packaging time

Testing

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

Product Support Offered Through Global Cat Dealer

- More than 2,200 dealer outlets- Cat factory-trained dealer technicians service everyaspect 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 samplesagainst Caterpillar set standards

Over 80 Years of Engine Manufacturing Experience

Ownership of these manufacturing processes enablesCaterpillar to produce high quality, dependable products.- Cast engine blocks, heads, cylinder liners, and flywheelhousings- Machine critical components- Assemble complete engine

Web Site

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

C15 ACERT™ Standard Equipment

Air Inlet System
  • Single turbocharger, mid-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 vertical
  • Jacket water pump — gear-driven, centrifugal, RH
  • RH front water pump inlet
  • All plugs/fittings are STOR for lines gp water

Exhaust System
  • Exhaust manifold — dry
  • Front turbo exhaust
  • Full marmon connection, maximum load 10 kg for directconnection to turbo

Flywheels and Flywheel Housings
  • See Mandatory Options

Fuel System
  • MEUI system
  • Fuel filter, secondary, mid-mount (LH 2 micron highperformance)
  • Fuel transfer pump, LH front
  • Fuel priming pump, LH mid-mount
  • Fuel sample valve, mounted on fuel filter base

Lube System
  • Crankcase breather — rear valve cover
  • Oil cooler — RH
  • Oil filter — RH
  • Oil pan — front sump
  • Oil filler — LH front
  • Oil dipstick — LH front
  • Oil pump
  • Oil valve sampling — on oil filter base

Mounting System
  • Front support (shipping only)

Power Take-Offs
  • Crankshaft pulley, 203.2 mm (8 in), 3 grooves 292.1 mm(11.5 in) 1 groove, all 15.9 mm (.63 in) width
  • Hydraulic pump drive, SAE A, 11 tooth

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

Mandatory Options
  • Throttle position sensor
  • Exhaust system — front or rear
  • Flywheel housing or rear PTO
  • Primary filter/water separator

C15 ACERT™ Optional Equipment

Transmission Arrangement
  • Transmission cooler
  • Tool set

Air Compressor
  • Air chambers
  • Air compressor governor

Air Inlet System
  • Air cleaners
  • Precleaners
  • Air lines
  • Air inlet gasket

Charging System
  • Charging alternators
  • Alternator mountings
  • Alternator wiring
  • Circuit breaker mountings
  • Alternator belt guard

Cooling System
  • Radiator — installed
  • Radiator — ship loose
  • Fan drive f/u/w Caterpillar installed radiator
  • Fan drives for customer-supplied radiators
  • Fan height instructions
  • Vee belts for customer-supplied radiators
  • Aftercooler lines f/u/w Caterpillar installed radiator
  • Rear-facing exhaust
  • Aftercooler lines
  • Suction fan adapters — attaches fan to fan pulley
  • Blower fan adapter — attaches fan to fan pulley
  • Blower fan
  • Suction fan
  • Fan belt tightener
  • Coolant level sensor
  • Dry charge coolant conditioners
  • Dry charge coolant conditioner element

Exhaust System
  • Turbo exhaust connection
  • Flexible fitting
  • Elbows
  • Flanges
  • Dry elbow

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