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C18 (60 Hz) Standard Equipment

Air Inlet System
  • Aftercooler core
  • Turbocharger

Control System
  • EMCP4.2B
  • Standard breaker
  • 3 Pole
  • Right mounted power centre

Cooling System
  • Radiator and cooling fan with belt guards
  • Thermostats and housing
  • Coolant level sensor
  • Coolant level sight gauge
  • Jacket water pump, gear driven
  • Coolant drain valve; terminated on edge of base
  • Cooling system filled with Caterpillar Extended Life Coolant

Exhaust System
  • Exhaust manifold; dry

Fuel System
  • Primary fuel filter w/integral water separator & secondary filter
  • Fuel cooler
  • Fuel priming pump
  • Flexible fuel lines
  • Engine fuel transfer pump

Generator and Attachments
  • Brushless, self-excited 2/3 pitch, random wound
  • IP23 Protection
  • Insulation Class H and temperature rise
  • Power centre, IP22 bottom cable entry
  • Segregated low voltage wiring panel

Mounting System
  • Narrow skid base
  • Generator mounting & Duct Plate
  • Anti-vibration mounts (Non-captive)

Protection System
  • Overspeed
  • High coolant temperature shutdown
  • Low oil pressure shutdown
  • Low Coolant level shutdown

Starting/Charging
  • 24 Volt electric starting motor

C18 (60 Hz) Optional Equipment

Air Inlet System
  • Dual element air cleaner
  • Heavy duty canister air filters

Control System
  • EMCP 4.4
  • Local annunciator
  • Annunciators box
  • Remote E-Stop button
  • Discrete I/O module
  • Volt free contact
  • Earth (Ground) fault relay

Circuit Breakers
  • Single LSI motorised Circuit Breaker
  • Single LSI motorised circuit breaker
  • External paralleling
  • Auxiliary contacts
  • Neutral bar (208V)

Enclosures
  • Sound attenuated (SA)
  • Weather protective
  • Aluminium enclosure

Cooling System
  • Coolant heater
  • Jacket water heater with pump
  • Stone guards

Base / Fuel Tank
  • Audio & visual fuel alarm
  • Sub Base Dual Wall Fuel Tank: 660, 1000, 1900, 2200 gal

Fuel System
  • Integral 8 hr tank base
  • Sub tank bases: 24 hr & 48 hr

Generator and Attachments
  • PMG, AREP
  • Oversize
  • Coastal protection (CIP)
  • Space heater control
  • LC frame oversize generators

Starting and Charging
  • Standard battery set
  • Oversize battery set
  • 5 Amp battery charger
  • Battery disconnect switch

Certifications
  • UL2200 Listed
  • CSA 22.2
  • Certification of Compliance � IBC
  • Seismic
  • Dual IBC & OSHPD

General
  • Tool set

Lube System
  • Manual sump pump

Overview

The C18 diesel generator sets developed for critical, standby and prime applications. Producing reliable power from 500 to 750 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 Emissions / Fuel Strategy.

Generator Set Specifications

Units:
Minimum Rating 500 ekW 500 ekW Less
Maximum Rating 750 ekW 750 ekW Less
Emissions/Fuel Strategy U.S. EPA Certified for Stationary Emergency Use Only (Tier 2 Nonroad Equivalent Emission Standards) U.S. EPA Certified for Stationary Emergency Use Only (Tier 2 Nonroad Equivalent Emission Standards) Less
Voltage 208 to 600 Volts 208 to 600 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 Cat® C18 ATAACTM In-line 6, 4-cycle diesel Cat® C18 ATAACTM In-line 6, 4-cycle diesel Less
Bore 5.71 in 145.0 mm Less
Stroke 7.2 in 183.0 mm Less
Displacement 1106.3 in³ 18.1 l Less
Compression Ratio 14:01 14:01 Less
Aspiration Turbocharged Air to Air Aftercooled Turbocharged Air to Air Aftercooled Less
Fuel System Electronic unit injection Electronic unit injection Less
Governor Type Electronic ADEM™ A4 Electronic ADEM™ A4 Less

Generator Set Dimensions

Length - Maximum 138.0 in 3512.0 mm Less
Width - Maximum 67.0 in 1690.0 mm Less
Height - Maximum 88.0 in 2222.0 mm Less

Cat Generator Set Package

  • Cat generator set packages have been fully prototype tested
  • Accepts 100% block load in one step and meets 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
  • Application Centre

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