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Overview

The C18 diesel generator sets have been developed for your mission critical, standby and prime applications. Producing reliable power from 500 to 600 ekW at 60 Hz, meeting ISO 8528-5 transient response requirements and built to accept 100 percent rated load in one step. Our C18 generator sets range from low fuel consumption systems to EPA Stationary Emergency (Tier 2) certified.

Generator Set Specifications

Units:
Minimum Rating 500 ekW 500 ekW Less
Maximum Rating 600 ekW 600 ekW Less
Emissions/Fuel Strategy Low Fuel Consumption Low Fuel Consumption Less
Voltage 220 to 380 Volts 220 to 380 Volts Less
Frequency 60 Hz 60 Hz Less
Speed 1800 rpm 1800 rpm Less
Duty Cycle Standby, Prime Standby, Prime Less

Engine Specifications

Engine Model C18 ATAAC, I-6, 4-Stroke Water-Cooled Diesel C18 ATAAC, I-6, 4-Stroke Water-Cooled Diesel Less
Bore 5.71 in 145.0 mm Less
Stroke 7.2 in 183.0 mm Less
Displacement 1106.4 in³ 18.1 l Less
Compression Ratio 14.5:1 14.5:1 Less
Aspiration Air to Air Aftercooled Air to Air Aftercooled Less
Fuel System Electronic unit injection Electronic unit injection Less
Governor Type Adem™A4 Adem™A4 Less

Generator Set Dimensions

Length - Maximum 218.5 in 5550.0 mm Less
Width - Maximum 80.9 in 2056.0 mm Less
Height - Maximum 107.8 in 107.8 mm Less

One Safe Source

  • Components used in the generator set are selected based on seamless design integration to provide the optimum performance
  • The generator set is fully assembled at a Caterpillar facility following our quality guidelines
  • Each generator set package is tested before leaving the Caterpillar facility
  • Cat product support, including dealer service, parts and warranty covers the entire Cat power system
  • World Wide Product Support

  • Cat dealers have over 1,800 dealer branch stores operating in 200 countries
  • Your local Cat dealer provides extensive post-sale support, including maintenance and repair agreements
  • C18 (60 Hz) Standard Equipment

    Air Inlet
    • Air Cleaner

    Cooling
    • Package mounted radiator

    Exhaust
    • Industrial, Residential, Critical Mufflers
    • Exhaust flange outlet

    Fuel
    • Primary fuel filter with integral water separator
    • Secondary fuel filter
    • Fuel priming pump

    Generator
    • Excitation: [ ] Permanent Magnet Excited (PM) [ ] Internally Excited (IE)
    • Anti-condensation heater
    • Oversize and premium generators
    • Matched to the performance and output characteristics of Cat engines
    • Load adjustment module provides engine relief upon load impact and improves load acceptance and recovery time
    • IP23 Protection

    Control Panel
    • EMCP 4.2

    Mounting
    • Rubber vibration isolators

    C18 (60 Hz) Optional Equipment

    Power Termination
    • Circuit breakers, UL listed
    • Circuit breakers, IEC compliant
    • Bus Bar

    Control Panels
    • EMCP 4.4
    • Local & remote annunciator modules
    • Load share module
    • Digital I/O module
    • Remote monitoring software

    Starting/Charging
    • Battery chargers
    • Oversize batteries
    • Jacket water heater
    • Heavy-duty starting system
    • Charging alternator
    • 24 volt starting motor
    • Batteries

    General
    • The following options are based on regional and product configuration:
    • Seismic Certification per applicable building codes: IBC 2000, IBC 2003, IBC 2006, IBC 2009, CBC 2007
    • UL 2200 package
    • Paint - Caterpillar Yellow except rails and radiators gloss black
    • EU Certificate of Conformance (CE)
    • CSA Certification
    • EEC Declaration of Conformity
    • Narrow, Wide or Skid Base
    • Sound attenuated, weather protective or high ambient weather protective enclosure
    • Enclosures: sound attenuated, weather protective
    • Single or dual wall integral fuel tanks
    • Single or dual wall sub-base fuel tanks
    • Integral & sub-base UL listed dual wall fuel tanks
    • Automatic transfer switches (ATS)

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