C9 (60 HZ) | 180-300 kW Diesel Generator

Diesel Generator Sets C9 (60 Hz)

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Key Specs

Maximum Rating
300 ekW
300 ekW
Minimum Rating
180 ekW
180 ekW
Emissions/Fuel Strategy
Low Fuel, Tier 3
Low Fuel, Tier 3


180 - 300 ekW Diesel Generator Set

Producing reliable power from 180 to 300 ekW at 60 Hz, our C9 diesel generator sets designed to ISO 8528-5 transient response requirements. All C9 generator sets are engineered to EPA Stationary Emergency (Tier 3) emissions standards.


Integrated Cat® Product Link™ Control System

  • Track Genset Health and Operation Parameters
  • Genset Utilization and Performance Tracking

Remote Connectivity 24/7/365 Monitoring

Cat Connect option ensures your generator set is always ready to start and perform as expected

Optimised for 5% Lower Fuel Consumption

Longer run times between fuel fills; reduced operating costs

Product Specifications for C9 (60 Hz)

Maximum Rating 300 ekW 300 ekW
Minimum Rating 180 ekW 180 ekW
Emissions/Fuel Strategy Low Fuel, Tier 3 Low Fuel, Tier 3
Voltage 220 to 480 Volts 220 to 480 Volts
Frequency 60 Hz 60 Hz
Speed 1800 rpm 1800 rpm
Duty Cycle Standby, Prime Standby, Prime
Engine Model C9 ATAAC, I-6, 4-Stroke Water-Cooled Diesel C9 ATAAC, I-6, 4-Stroke Water-Cooled Diesel
Bore 4.41 in 112 mm
Stroke 5.87 in 149 mm
Displacement 537.01 in³ 8.8 l
Compression Ratio 16.1:1 16.1:1
Aspiration Air to Air Aftercooled Air to Air Aftercooled
Fuel System Hydraulic electronic unit injection Hydraulic electronic unit injection
Governor Type Adem™A4 Adem™A4
Length - Maximum 157 in 3988 mm
Width - Maximum 47.5 in 1207 mm
Height - Maximum 73.5 in 1867 mm

C9 (60 Hz) Standard Equipment

Air Inlet System

  • Turbocharger
  • Air cleaner, light duty with disposable paper filter
  • Aftercooler core

Exhaust System

  • Exhaust manifold - dry
  • Stainless steel exhaust flex, gaskets, rain cap & SAE exhaust flange for customer use - shipped loose

Control Panels

  • GCCP 1.3

Cooling System

  • Caterpillar extended life coolant
  • Fan drive, battery charging alternator drive
  • Coolant drain line with valve
  • Radiator and cooling fan with guard

Fuel System

  • Standard open set fuel tank/base supplied
  • Fuel cooler
  • Primary fuel filter w/integral water separator and secondary filter
  • Base, formed steel with single wall integral 8-hour fuel tank
  • Fuel priming pump

Generators and Generator Attachments

  • Mandatory option circuit breaker, IEC, 3 pole mounted in power centre
  • IP23 Protection
  • 12 Leads
  • Segregated low voltage (AC/DC) wiring panel
  • Insulation Class H and temperature rise
  • Power centre, IP22
  • Brushless, self-excited 2/3 pitch, random wound
  • Voltage regulator (single phase sensing)

Governing System

  • Cat electronic governor (ADEM A4)

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 System

  • 24V battery with rack and cables


  • Engine and alternator re-paint, Caterpillar yellow

Lube System

  • Oil cooler
  • Oil drain valves
  • Fumes disposal, piped to front of radiator
  • Lubricating oil
  • Oil filter and dipstick
  • Oil drain lines with valve; piped to edge of base

C9 (60 Hz) Optional Equipment


  • European Certificate for Conformance
  • Global Certification for CIS

Air inlet system

  • Single element air cleaner

Circuit breakers

  • 4 Pole (IEC-100% rated) Circuit breaker upgrades: 400, 630, 800 and 100 amps

Control Panels

  • Control panel protective devices: Earth fault relay ; Earth leakage ground fault ; overload shutdown via breaker ; Low fuel level shutdown ; Low fuel level alarm ; Fuel level sensor
  • Control panel Options: GCCP 1.4 ; Volt free contacts ; Local alarm horn ; Oil temperature displays

Cooling System

  • Radiator duct flange
  • Low coolant temperature alarm


  • High ambient sound attenuated enclosure
  • Sound attenuated enclosure

Exhaust System

  • 5 - 6 inch flange adaptor
  • 6 inch flange
  • Mufflers - End in/end out; 10 dBA or 25 dBA attenuation
  • 5 and 6 inch elbow kits

Fuel System

  • Integral dual wall fuel tank base

Generators and Attachments

  • Permanent magnet excitation (PMG) generator
  • Oversize, AREP, CIP generators

Mounting System

  • Narrow skid base

Starting / Charging System

  • Jacket water heater
  • 5 Amp single Battery charger
  • Battery disconnet switch

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