C18 ACERT™ (T4 Final)

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Overview

Cat C18 ACERT engines are the ideal solution for your demanding operations in the oilfield. Decades of field operation and intense research and development allow Cat C18 ACERT engines to deliver excellent performance with low operating costs while meeting tight environmental requirements.This is an ideal engine for applications that require compliance with the highest emission standards in well service applications such as pump skids, nitrogen units, acidizing units, cementing units, blenders, and hydraulic power units. Cat engines are backed by the worldwide network of Cat dealers ready to support your operation with technical support, service, parts, and warranty.C18 ACERT engines with ratings: 429-470 bkW (575-630 bhp)@ 2000 rpm are designed to meet U.S. EPA Tier 4 Final, EU Stage IV emission standards. Ratings 563-597 bkW (755-800 bhp) @ 1800 rpm are designed to meet U.S. EPA Tier 4 Final emission standards. This information about Emissions describes the particular rating's emissions technology. For more information about emissions certification, please contact your local Cat dealer.

General Specifications

Units:
Minimum Rating 755.0 bhp 563.0 bkW Less
Maximum Rating 800.0 bhp 597.0 bkW Less
Governor and Protection ADEM A4 ADEM A4 Less
RPM 1800.0 RPM 1800.0 RPM Less
Aspiration Turbocharged-Aftercooled Turbocharged-Aftercooled Less
Displacement 1104.0 in3 18.1 L 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
Rotation (from flywheel end) Counterclockwise Counterclockwise Less
Stroke 7.2 in. 183.0 mm Less
Bore 5.7 in 145.0 mm Less

Emissions

Emissions EPA Tier 4 Final and EU Stage IV EPA Tier 4 Final and EU Stage IV Less

Dimensions

Length 60.2 in. 1530.3 mm Less
Width 37.8 in. 960.5 mm Less
Height 50.5 in. 1281.9 mm Less
Weight 3482.0 lb 1580.0 kg Less

Capacity for Liquids

Cooling System 7.1 gal 26.9 L Less

Emissions

- Designed to meet U.S. EPA Tier 4 Final emissions requirements. - On-engine NOx reduction system with optimized piston, ring, liner, and fuel system configuration to reduce NOx while minimizing in-cylinder sooting- Aftertreatment features diesel oxidation catalyst- Meets Tier 4 Final emissions requirements four years early, achieving environmental benefits earlier than required

Engine Design

- Proven reliability and durability- Broad operating speed range- High power density- PTO drive options provide flexible access to auxiliary power for pumps and other needs

Low Total Cost of Ownership

- Maintenance-free aftertreatment- Optimized fuel consumption- 250- to 500-hour oil change intervals enable low maintenance costs

Advanced Digital Engine Management

ADEM A4 control system providing integrated ignition, speed governing, protection, and controls, including detonationsensitive variable ignition timing. ADEM A4 has improved: user interface, display system, shutdown controls, and system diagnostics.

Custom Packaging

For any petroleum application, trust Caterpillar to meet your exact needs with a factory custom package. Cat engines, generators, enclosures, controls, radiators, transmissions, aftertreatment solutions — anything your project requires — can be custom designed and matched to create a one-of-a kind solution. Custom packages are globally supported and are covered by a one-year warranty after startup.

Fuel & Oil

Requires Ultra Low Sulfur Diesel (ULSD) containing a maximum of 15 ppm sulfur, and new oil formulations to support the new technology. Designed to accommodate B20 biofuel.

Transmissions

- Caterpillar has a full line of engine-transmission packages that can be fully integrated with your axle, hydraulics, and operator interface.- C18 ACERT™ Caterpillar optimized transmission matches: CX35-P800

Product Support Offered Through Global Cat Dealer Network

- 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 repair-beforefailure 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.- Cast engine blocks, heads, cylinder liners, and flywheel housings- Machine critical components- Assemble complete engine

Web Site

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

C18 ACERT™ (T4 Final) Standard Equipment

Air Inlet System
  • Turbocharged Aftercooled

Control System
  • Electronic control system, over-foam wiring harness, automatic altitude compensation, power compensated for fuel temperature, configurable software features, engine monitoring system SAE J1939 broadcast and control, integrated Electronic Control Unit (ECU) remote fan control

Cooling System
  • Vertical outlet thermostat housing, centrifugal water pump

Exhaust System
  • Dry exhaust manifold, Diesel Oxidation Catalyst (DOC)

Flywheels and Flywheel Housing
  • SAE 0 and SAE 1 flywheel housing

Fuel System
  • MEUI injection; primary fuel filter, secondary fuel filters, fuel transfer pump, electronic fuel priming

Lube System
  • Open crankcase ventilation system, oil cooler, oil filler, oil filter, oil dipstick, oil pump (gear driven), choice of sumps (front, rear, high-capacity center, and high-capacity front)

Power Take Off
  • SAE B and SAE C drives available, engine power can also be taken from the front of the engine on some applications

General
  • Paint: Cat yellow; vibration damper; lifting eyes

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