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Overview

Producing reliable power from 230 to 330 kVA at 50 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.

Generator Set Specifications

Units:
Minimum Rating 230 kVA 230 kVA Less
Maximum Rating 330 kVA 330 kVA Less
Emissions/Fuel Strategy EU Stage IIIA EU Stage IIIA Less
Voltage 220 to 480 Volts 220 to 480 Volts Less
Frequency 50 Hz 50 Hz Less
Speed 1500 rpm 1500 rpm Less
Duty Cycle Standby, Prime Standby, Prime Less

Engine Specifications

Engine Model C9 ATAAC, I-6, 4-Stroke Water-Cooled Diesel C9 ATAAC, I-6, 4-Stroke Water-Cooled Diesel Less
Bore 4.41 in 112.0 mm Less
Stroke 5.87 in 149.0 mm Less
Displacement 537.01 in³ 8.8 l Less
Compression Ratio 16.1:1 16.1:1 Less
Aspiration Air to Air Aftercooled Air to Air Aftercooled Less
Fuel System Hydraulic electronic unit injection Hydraulic electronic unit injection Less
Governor Type Adem™A4 Adem™A4 Less

Generator Set Dimensions

Length - Maximum 157.0 in 3988.0 mm Less
Width - Maximum 47.5 in 1207.0 mm Less
Height - Maximum 73.5 in 1867.0 mm Less

Cat Generator Set Package

  • Cat generator set packages have been fully prototype tested
  • Accepts 100% block load in one step and meets NFPA 110 loading requirements
  • Conform to ISO 8528-5 steady state and transient response requirements

SR5 Alternator

  • Superior motor starting capability minimizes need for oversizing alternator
  • Designed to match performance and output characteristics of Cat diesel engines
  • Robust Class H insulation

Cat Diesel Engine

  • Reliable, rugged, durable design
  • Field-proven in thousands of applications worldwide
  • Four-stroke-cycle diesel engine combines consistent performance and excellent fuel economy with minimum weight

EMCP Control Panel

  • User-friendly interface and navigation
  • Scalable system to meet a wide range of installation requirement
  • Expansion modules and site-specific programming for specific customer requirements

Cooling System

  • Designed to operate in standard ambient temperatures up to 55°C (131°F)
  • Contact your Cat Dealer for specific ambient and altitude capabilities

Generator Features

  • Matched to the performance and output characteristics of Cat engines
  • Industry leading mechanical and electrical design
  • Industry leading motor starting capabilities
  • High Efficiency

Certifications

The generator set meets transient response and block loading steps as per ISO 8528-5.

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

C9 (50 Hz) Standard Equipment

Air Inlet System
  • Air cleaner, light duty with disposable paper filter

Control Panels
  • EMCP 4.2

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

Exhaust System
  • Stainless steel exhaust flex, gaskets, rain cap & SAE exhaust flange for customer use; shipped loose

Fuel System
  • Base, formed steel with single wall integral 8-hour fuel tank
  • Standard open set fuel tank / base supplied

Generators and Generator Attachments
  • 12 leads
  • Mandatory option circuit breaker, IEC, 3 pole mounted in powercentre
  • Voltage regulator (single phase sensing)
  • Segregated low voltage (AC/DC) wiring panel
  • IP23 protection
  • Power centre, IP22

Governing System
  • Cat electronic governor (ADEM A4)

Lube System
  • Oil drain valves
  • Lubricating oil
  • Oil cooler

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

Starting / Charging System
  • 24V battery with rack and cables

General
  • Engine and alternator re-paint, Caterpillar Yellow

C9 (50 Hz) Optional Equipment

Certifications
  • European certificate for conformance
  • Global certificate fpr 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: Volt free contacts ; Local alarm horn ; Oil temperature displays

Cooling System
  • Radiator duct flange
  • Low coolant temperature alarm

Enclosures
  • Sound attenuated enclosure
  • High ambient sound attenuated enclosure

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

Fuel System
  • Integral duel wall fuel tank base

Generators and Attachments
  • Permanent magnet 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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