Industrial Diesel Engines C15

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Key Specs

Maximum Power
595 HP
444 kW
Maximum Torque
2004 lb-ft @ 1400 rpm
2717 Nm @ 1400 rpm
Emissions
China Nonroad III, U.S. EPA Tier 3 Equivalent, EU Stage IIIA Equivalent
China Nonroad III, U.S. EPA Tier 3 Equivalent, EU Stage IIIA Equivalent

Overview

On construction sites and mining operations, in agriculture and forestry, and in a wide range of industries, Cat® C15 Industrial Diesel Engines deliver the power, performance and durability to take on the biggest challenges. More importantly, they're backed by the world-class Cat dealer network ready to service and support every Cat® industrial engine. Industries and applications powered by C15 engines include Agriculture, Ag Tractors, Aircraft Ground Support, Bore/Drill Rigs, Chippers/Grinders, Combines/Harvesters, Compactors/Rollers, Compressors, Construction, Cranes, Crushers, Dredgers, Forestry, General Industrial, Hydraulic Power Units, Irrigation Equipment, Loaders/Forwarders, Material Handling, Mining, Mobile Earthmoving Equipment, Paving Equipment, Pumps, Shovels/Draglines, Surface Hauling Equipment and Trenchers. C15 engines, with ratings: 328-444 bkW (440-595 bhp) @ 1800-2100 rpm, meet China Stage II, U.S. EPA Tier 3 equivalent, EU Stage IIIA equivalent emission standards. They are available using U.S. EPA and EU Flexibility, and for other regulated and non-regulated areas.

Product Specifications for C15

Maximum Power 595 HP 444 kW
Maximum Torque 2004 lb-ft @ 1400 rpm 2717 Nm @ 1400 rpm
Rated Speed 1800-2100 rpm 1800-2100 rpm
Minimum Power 440 HP 328 kW
Emissions China Nonroad III, U.S. EPA Tier 3 Equivalent, EU Stage IIIA Equivalent China Nonroad III, U.S. EPA Tier 3 Equivalent, EU Stage IIIA Equivalent
Engine Configuration Inline 6, 4-Stroke-Cycle Diesel Inline 6, 4-Stroke-Cycle Diesel
Bore 5.4 in 137 mm
Stroke 6.8 in 171 mm
Displacement 927.6 in³ 15.2 l
Compression Ratio 18.0:1 18.0:1
Aspiration Turbocharged Aftercooled (TA) Turbocharged Aftercooled (TA)
Combustion System Direct Injection Direct Injection
Rotation from Flywheel End Counterclockwise Counterclockwise
Aftertreatment - -
Length 54.2 in 1377 mm
Width 36.2 in 919 mm
Height 48.3 in 1226 mm
Weight - Net Dry - Basic Operating Engine Without Optional Attachments 3239 lb 1469 kg

C15 Standard Equipment

Air Inlet System

  • Turbocharged
  • Air-to-Air Aftercooled

Control System

  • Electronic governing, PTO speed control
  • Programmable ratings
  • Automatic altitude compensation
  • Power compensation for fuel temperature
  • Programmable low and high idle and total engine limit
  • Electronic diagnostics and fault logging
  • Engine monitoring system SAE J1939 broadcast and control
  • ADEM™ A4 Electronic Control Unit (ECU)

Cooling System

  • Thermostats and housing, vertical outlet
  • Jacket water pump, centrifugal
  • Water pump, inlet

Exhaust System

  • Exhaust manifold, dry
  • Optional exhaust outlet

Flywheels and Flywheel Housing

  • SAE No. 1 flywheel housing

Fuel System

  • MEUI injection
  • Fuel filter, secondary (2 micron)
  • Fuel filter, tertiary (2 micron)
  • ACERT™ Technology
  • Fuel transfer pump
  • Fuel priming pump

Lube System

  • Crankcase breather
  • Oil cooler
  • Oil filler
  • Lube oil filter
  • Front sump oil pan
  • Oil dipstick
  • Gear driven oil pump

General

  • Vibration damper
  • Lifting eyes
  • Cold start capability to -20° C (-4° F)
  • Paint: Caterpillar yellow, with optional colors available at request

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