C18 ACERT™

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C18 ACERT™ Standard Equipment

Air Inlet System
  • Turbocharged
  • Air-to-Air Aftercooled
  • Mid-mount turbocharged system with front and rear exhaust configurations (Tier 4 Final, Stage IV)

Control System
  • Electronic control system
  • Over-foam wiring harness
  • Automatic altitude compensation
  • Power compensated for fuel temperature
  • Remote fan control
  • Configurable software features
  • Engine monitoring system SAE J1939 broadcast and control
  • Integrated Electronic Control Unit (ECU)

Cooling System
  • Thermostats and housing, vertical outlet
  • Centrifugal water pump
  • Guidance on cooling system design available through your dealer to ensure equipment reliability

Flywheels and Flywheel Housing
  • Choice of SAE No. 0 or SAE No. 1 flywheel housing
  • Available SAE No. 1 power take off with optional SAE A, SAE B or SAE C power take off drives. Engine power can also be taken from the front of the engine with optional attachments. (Tier 4 Final, Stage IV).

Fuel System
  • MEUI injection
  • Primary fuel filter
  • Secondary fuel filters
  • Fuel transfer pump
  • Electronic fuel priming

Lube System
  • Open crankcase ventilation system
  • Oil cooler
  • Oil filler
  • Lube oil filter
  • Oil dipstick
  • Gear driven oil pump
  • Choice of front, rear or center sumps
  • Open crankcase ventilation system with fumes disposal (optional OCV filter system) (Tier 4 Final, Stage IV)

Power Take Off (PTO)
  • SAE A, SAE B or SAE C power take off (PTO) drives. Engine power can also be taken from the front of the engine on some applications.

General
  • Paint: Caterpillar yellow, with optional colors available at request

U.S. EPA Tier 4 Interim, EU Stage IIIB Aftertreatment / Clean Emissions Control Equipment
  • Cat Regeneration System
  • Aftertreatment information applies to ratings from 429-522 bkW (575-700 bhp)
  • Clean Emissions Module (CEM), consisting of Diesel Particulate Filter (DPF) and Diesel Oxidation Catalyst (DOC)
  • NOx Reduction System (NRS)
  • Flex pipe connection kit with 90° rotatable elbows to attach to Cat Regeneration System Inlet
  • Available in 12 volt or 24 volt systems

U.S. EPA Tier 4 Final, EU Stage IV Aftertreatment/ Clean Emissions Control Equipment
  • Cat Regeneration System
  • Aftertreatment information applies to ratings from 429-522 bkW (575-700 bhp)
  • Clean Emissions Module (CEM), consisting of Diesel Particulate Filter (DPF) and Diesel Oxidation Catalyst (DOC)
  • Aftertreatment Electronic Control Unit (ECU)
  • NOx Reduction System (NRS)
  • Pump Electronic Control Unit (PETU)
  • Selective Catalytic Reduction (SCR)
  • Available in 12V or 24V systems

Overview

The Cat® C18 ACERT™ Industrial Power Unit is offered in ratings ranging from 429-470 bkW (575-630 bhp)@ 1800-1900 rpm. Conveniently pre-configured for a wide range of applications, the Cat® Industrial Power Unit is a complete power package containing a radiator, flywheel, alternator and alternator wiring completely pre-assembled for fast, straightforward installation in a number of OEM, customer and packager applications. These fuel efficient units are ready made for irrigation, industrial, mining and other pump applications.

Power Rating

Units:
Minimum Power 575.0 BHP 429.0 bkW Less
Maximum Power 630.0 BHP 470.0 bkW Less
Rated Speed 1800-2000 rpm 1800-2000 rpm Less

Emission Standards

Emissions U.S. EPA Tier 4 Final, EU Stage IV nonroad emission standards. Designed to meet proposed EU Stage V nonroad emission standards. U.S. EPA Tier 4 Final, EU Stage IV nonroad emission standards. Designed to meet proposed EU Stage V nonroad emission standards. Less

General

Engine Configuration Inline 6, 4-Stroke-Cycle Diesel Inline 6, 4-Stroke-Cycle Diesel Less
Bore 145 mm (5.71 in) 145 mm (5.71 in) Less
Stroke 183 mm (7.2 in) 183 mm (7.2 in) Less
Displacement 18.1 L (1104.5 in³) 18.1 L (1104.5 in³) Less
Aspiration Turbocharged Aftercooled (TA) Turbocharged Aftercooled (TA) Less
Compression Ratio 16:1 16:1 Less
Rotation from Flywheel End Counterclockwise Counterclockwise Less
Cooling System - Capacity 26.9 L (28.4 qt) 26.9 L (28.4 qt) Less
Lube System - Refill 40-74 L (42.3-78.1 qt) 40-74 L (42.3-78.1 qt) Less

Power Unit Dimensions - Approximate

Height 1912-2006 mm (75.3-79 in) 1912-2006 mm (75.3-79 in) Less
Length 2172-2532 mm (85.5-99.7 in) 2172-2532 mm (85.5-99.7 in) Less
Weight - Approximate, Net Dry - Standard Configuration Without Oil, Cooling, Clutch, Compressor, A/C 2113-2650 kg (4658-5842 lb) 2113-2650 kg (4658-5842 lb) Less
Width 1180-1241 mm (46.5-48.9 in) 1180-1241 mm (46.5-48.9 in) Less

Aftertreatment Dimensions - Approximate

Diameter 330.2 mm (13 in) 330.2 mm (13 in) Less
Height 468-652 mm (18-25.7 in) 468-652 mm (18-25.7 in) Less
Weight 180-268 kg (397-590.8 lb) 180-268 kg (397-590.8 lb) Less
Width 762-1112 mm (30-43.8 in) 762-1112 mm (30-43.8 in) Less

PETU Dimensions - Tier 4 Final, Stage IV Only

Height 551 mm (21.7 in) 551 mm (21.7 in) Less
Length 854 mm (33.6 in) 854 mm (33.6 in) Less
Volume Capacity 48.4 L (51.1 qt) 48.4 L (51.1 qt) Less
Weight 19.42 kg (42.8 lb) 19.42 kg (42.8 lb) Less
Width 287 mm (11.3 in) 287 mm (11.3 in) Less

Reliable, Quiet and Durable Power

World-class manufacturing capability and processes coupled with proven core engine designs assure reliability, quiet operation, and many hours of productive life.

High Performance

Simple and efficient turbocharger or series turbocharger for high power applications.

Fuel Efficiency

Fuel consumption optimized to match operating cycles of a wide range of equipment and applications while maintaining low operating costs.

Fuel & Oil

Tier 4 Interim or Tier 4 Final, Stage IIIB or Stage IV engines require Ultra Low Sulfur Diesel (ULSD) fuel containing a maximum of 10 ppm sulfur (EU) and 15 ppm sulfur (U.S.), and new oil formulations to support the new technology. Cat® engines are designed to accommodate B20 biofuel. Your Cat dealer can provide more information regarding fuel and oil.

Broad Application Range

Industry leading range of factory configurable ratings and options for agricultural, material handling, construction, mining, aircraft ground support, and other industrial applications.

World-class Product Support Offered Through Global Cat Dealer Network

  • Scheduled maintenance, including SOS℠ sample
  • Customer Support Agreements (CSA)
  • Caterpillar Extended Service Coverage (ESC)
  • Superior dealer service network
  • Extended dealer service network through the Cat Industrial Service Distributor (ISD) program

Tier 4 Final, Stage IV Aftertreatment Features


Regeneration. Cat Regeneration System maximizes fuel efficiency during regeneration. Transparent regeneration maximizes uptime. Aftertreatment life is twice as long as engine rebuild


Mounting. Remote installation options provide OEM flexibility for many applications, including horizontal and vertical mounting.
Service. Minimum 5000 hour DPF ash service interval. PETU filter service is 5000 hours. PETU DEF capacity up to 48 liters (51 U.S. quarts)