Industrial Diesel Engines C27

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Key Specs

Maximum Power
1150 HP
858 kW
Maximum Torque
3876 lb-ft @ 1400 rpm
5255 Nm @ 1400 rpm
Emissions
U.S. EPA Tier 2 Equivalent
U.S. EPA Tier 2 Equivalent

Overview

No matter where they operate and no matter what the application, Cat® C27 Industrial Diesel Engines will deliver durable, reliable power that will keep your customers productive while lowering their operating costs to keep them profitable. Today's Cat® engines are the finest ever produced by Caterpillar - with a legacy of power and rugged reliability driven by the demands of performance.

Product Specifications for C27

Maximum Power 1150 HP 858 kW
Maximum Torque 3876 lb-ft @ 1400 rpm 5255 Nm @ 1400 rpm
Rated Speed 1800-2100 rpm 1800-2100 rpm
Minimum Power 800 HP 597 kW
Emissions U.S. EPA Tier 2 Equivalent U.S. EPA Tier 2 Equivalent
Engine Configuration V-12, 4-Stroke-Cycle Diesel V-12, 4-Stroke-Cycle Diesel
Bore 5.4 in 137 mm
Stroke 6 in 152 mm
Displacement 1649.5 in³ 27.03 l
Compression Ratio 16.5:1 16.5:1
Aspiration Turbocharged Aftercooled (TA) Turbocharged Aftercooled (TA)
Combustion System Direct Injection Direct Injection
Rotation from Flywheel End Counterclockwise Counterclockwise
Aftertreatment - -
Length 75.5 in 1917 mm
Width 57.6 in 1464 mm
Height 51.9 in 1319 mm
Weight - Net Dry - Basic Operating Engine Without Optional Attachments 6495 lb 2946 kg

C27 Standard Equipment

Air Inlet System

  • Twin Turbocharged Aftercooled
  • 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)
  • 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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