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Cat Generator Set Package

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

    Cat dealers provide extensive post-sale support including maintenance and repair agreements. Cat dealers have over 1,800 dealer branch stores operating in 200 countries. The Caterpillar S•O•S℠ program cost effectively detects internal engine component condition, even the presence of unwanted fluids and combustion by-products

    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 (50 Hz) Standard Equipment

    Air Inlet System
    • Light duty air cleaner
    • Aftercooler core
    • Turbocharger

    Control System
    • EMCP 4.2

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

    Exhaust System
    • Stainless steel exhaust flex gaskets, raincap and SAE exhaust flange for customer use; shipped loose

    Fuel System
    • Standard 8 hour open set fuel tank

    Generator and Attachments
    • Matched to the performance and output characteristics of Cat engines
    • A frame generator - IP21 protection
    • Integrated Voltage Regulator
    • Integrated Voltage Regulator
    • Power center, IP22
    • Segregated low voltage (AC/DC) wiring panel
    • Mandatory Option circuit breaker, IEC, 3 pole, mounted in power centre

    Governing System
    • Cat Electronic Governor (ADEM A4)

    Lube System
    • Lubricating oil
    • Oil drain valves

    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
    • 24 Volt battery with rack and cables

    General
    • Engine and alternator pre-paint, Caterpillar yellow

    C18 (50 Hz) Optional Equipment

    Air Inlet System
    • Single element air cleaner
    • Dual element air cleaner

    Circuit Breakers
    • 3 Pole (IEC-100% rated) circuit breakers - Package mounted
    • 4 Pole (IEC-100% rated) circuit breakers - Package mounted
    • 3 Pole (IEC-100% rated) circuit breakers - Motorised
    • 4 Pole (IEC-100% rated) circuit breakers - Motorised
    • Circuit breaker (IEC) auxiliary contacts
    • Shunt trip for IEC breaker
    • Pad-lockable circuit breaker device
    • Power terminal strip

    Control System
    • EMCP 4.4
    • Volt free contact
    • Local alarm horn
    • Oil temperature displays
    • Protective devices: Earth fault relay - earth leageage ground fault relay - Overload shutdown via breaker - Low fuel level alarm - Low fuel level shutdown - high fuel level alarm - Fuel level sensor
    • Local alarm modules
    • Remote annunciator modules

    Cooling System
    • Radiator duct flange
    • Low coolant temperature alarm

    Enclosures
    • Sound attenuated enclosures

    Exhaust System
    • Engine mounted muffler
    • 10, 25 and 35 end in / end out Mufflers
    • 8 and 10 inch GP flanges
    • 8 and 10 inch elbow kits
    • Manifold and Turbocharger guard

    Fuel System
    • Integral - Duel wall fuel tank base
    • Manual fuel transfer pump
    • Fuel transfer system

    Generator and Attachments
    • Ingress protection
    • Permanent magnet excitation
    • Space heaters
    • A frame oversize generator
    • A frame CIP generator
    • LC frame generator
    • LC frame oversize generators
    • LC frame CIP generator

    Lube System
    • Manual sump pump

    Starting and Charging
    • 5 Amp battery charger
    • Battery disconnect switch
    • Jacket water heaters

    Overview

    The C18 diesel generator sets have been developed for your mission critical, standby and prime applications. Producing reliable power from 550 to 715 kVA at 50 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, Low Emissions and China Nonroad III Emission Standards Emissions / Fuel Strategy.

    Generator Set Specifications

    Units:
    Minimum Rating 550 kVA 550 kVA Less
    Maximum Rating 715 kVA 715 kVA Less
    Emissions/Fuel Strategy Low Fuel Consumption, China Nonroad III Emission Standards Low Fuel Consumption, China Nonroad III Emission Standards Less
    Voltage 380 to 415 Volts 380 to 415 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 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 1106.36 in³ 18.13 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 Ademâ„¢A4 Ademâ„¢A4 Less

    Generator Set Dimensions

    Length - Maximum 162.4 in 4135.0 mm Less
    Width - Maximum 78.3 in 1989.0 mm Less
    Height - Maximum 75.0 in 1906.0 mm Less

    Application Centre

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