D450 GC C15 (60 Hz) | 450 kW Diesel Generator

Diesel Generator Sets D450 GC

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Key Specs

Maximum Rating
450 ekW
450 ekW
Minimum Rating
450 ekW
450 ekW
Emissions/Fuel Strategy
EPA Stationary Emergency
EPA Stationary Emergency


450 ekW Diesel Generator Set

The D450 GC diesel generator sets have been developed to meet your needs in standby applications. Producing reliable power of 450 ekW at 60 Hz, meeting ISO 8528-5 transient response requirements and built to accept 100 % rated load in one step. The engines are certified for U.S. EPA Certified for Stationary Emergency Use Only (Tier 2 or Tier 3 Nonroad Equivalent Emission Standards).


Saves up to 28% Installed Space

Requires less space for installation; leaves more room for your on-going operations

Weighs up to 26% Less

Easier handling; less structural reinforcement required to support genset weight

Standard 105°C Alternator Temperature Rise

Meets most all specifications; ensures long alternator life

Product Specifications for D450 GC

Maximum Rating 450 ekW 450 ekW
Minimum Rating 450 ekW 450 ekW
Emissions/Fuel Strategy EPA Stationary Emergency EPA Stationary Emergency
Voltage 480 to 600 Volts 480 to 600 Volts
Frequency 60 Hz 60 Hz
Speed 1800 RPM 1800 RPM
Duty Cycle Standby Standby
Engine Model Cat® C15 In-line 6, 4-cycle diesel Cat® C15 In-line 6, 4-cycle diesel
Bore 5.4 in 137 mm
Stroke 6.8 in 171 mm
Displacement 928 in³ 15.2 l
Compression Ratio 16.1:1 16.1:1
Aspiration Turbocharged Air-to-Air Aftercooled Turbocharged Air-to-Air Aftercooled
Fuel System MEUI MEUI
Governor Type ADEM™A4 ADEM™A4
Length - Maximum 189.6 in 4815 mm
Width - Maximum 64.2 in 1630 mm
Height - Minimum 80.1 in 2034 mm
Height - Maximum 101.7 in 2584 mm
Dry Weight - Genset (minimum) 8172.5 lb 3707 kg
Dry Weight - Genset (maximum) 10238.3 lb 4644 kg

D450 GC Standard Equipment

Air Inlet System

  • Aftercooler core
  • Turbocharger
  • Air cleaner - Non canister, disposable

Control Panel

  • GCCP 1.2

Cooling System

  • Thermostats and housing
  • Blower fan and fan drive with guards
  • Radiator, package mounted
  • Coolant drain valve
  • Jacket water pump, gear driven, centrifugal
  • Radiator sight gauge

Exhaust System

  • Exhaust manifold - dry

Fuel System

  • Fuel priming pump
  • Integral tank base, 24 hours, UL142
  • Primary fuel filter w/integral water separator and secondary filter, spin on
  • Engine fuel transfer pump
  • Fuel cooler

Generator Set

  • Complete system designed & built at ISO 9001:2000 certified facilities
  • Factory tested to design specifications at full load conditions
  • All protective devices and control functions simulated and checked

Generators and Generator Attachments

  • IP23 Protection
  • Voltage regulator (single phase sensing)
  • Easy access to AVR and terminals
  • Brushless, self-excited 2/3 pitch (600V uses Internal excitation (IE))
  • Terminal box, IP22 RHS facing, bottom cable entry
  • Standard winding protection for non-harsh environments with relative humidity ? 95%
  • 6 Leads
  • Insulation system, Class H

Governing System

  • Cat electronic governor (ADEM A4)

Lube System

  • Fumes disposal to front of radiator
  • Oil filter, spin on
  • Lubricating oil, CK-4 (10W-30)
  • Shallow oil pan
  • Oil cooler
  • Oil filler and dipstick
  • Oil drain with valve

Mounting System

  • Includes lifting provisions and termination points for coolant and lube oil drain lines
  • Captive linear vibration isolators between base and engine-generator


  • Safety shutoff - Low oil pressure
  • Safety shutoff - Overspeed
  • Safety shutoff - High water temperature

Starting/Charging System

  • 24-volt electric starting motor
  • 24V, 45 Amp Charging alternator


  • Vibration damper
  • Parts book
  • Lifting eyes

D450 GC Optional Equipment

Air Inlet System

  • Air cleaner (Non canister disposable)

Bases, Mounting & Fuel Tanks

  • Overfill prevention valve
  • Wide Base - Skid
  • Audio & visual fuel alarm (@90% fuel level)
  • Integral tank base, 24 hours, UL142
  • Fuel tank pill pipe & lockable cap
  • 5 Gallon Spill Containment


  • Industrial, residential, critical mufflers

Circuit breaker

  • 400A LSI
  • 400A LS/I
  • 800A LSI
  • Auxiliary contacts
  • 600A LS/I
  • 1200A LSI
  • 600A LSI
  • 1200A LS/I
  • 800A LS/I

Control System

  • Volt free contacts
  • 100A Load center
  • Product link remote monitoring hardware
  • Twist release, Red button emergency stop
  • 16 -light NFPA 99/110 Annunciator
  • 20A GFCI (Ground Fault Circuit Interrupter)
  • Audible alarm Gp
  • Ground fault relay


  • E-Stop
  • AC & DC Source lights
  • Sound attenuated Level 2 enclosure (White)


  • Anti-condensation heater
  • Oversize and premium generators
  • Excitation: [ ] Permanent magnet excitation (PMG) Excited (PM) [ ] Internally Excited (IE)
  • Permanent magnet excitation (PMG) generator
  • Space heater

Exhaust System

  • Manifold and turbocharger guards
  • Flexible exhaust connection
  • 8" Muffler - 25 dBA attenuation

Starting System

  • Standard battery set: 1000 CCA, 90 amp/hr.
  • Oversize battery set, 1400 CCA, 200 amp/hr
  • Battery charger (UL Certified)
  • Jacket water heater

Power Termination

  • Circuit breakers, IEC compliant
  • Circuit breakers, UL listed


  • UL2200 Certification
  • CSA Certification
  • Extended Service Coverage
  • Generator test report
  • CSA Certification
  • UL 2200 package

Lube System

  • Manual sump pump

Mounting System

  • Narrow skid base - replaces standard fuel tank base

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