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Overview

Producing reliable power from 12 to 13.2 ekW at 60 Hz, our C1.5 diesel generator sets designed to ISO 8528-5 transient response requirements. All C1.5 generator sets are R96/EUIIIa equivalent emissions compliant.

Generator Set Specifications

Units:
Minimum Rating 12.0 ekW 12.0 ekW Less
Maximum Rating 13.2 ekW 13.2 ekW Less
Emissions/Fuel Strategy R96/EUIIIa Equivalent R96/EUIIIa Equivalent Less
Voltage 110 to 415 Volts 110 to 415 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® C1.5 Cat® C1.5 Less
Bore 3.3 in 84.0 mm Less
Stroke 3.5 in 90.0 mm Less
Displacement 91.3 in³ 1.5 l Less
Compression Ratio 22.5:1 22.5:1 Less
Aspiration Naturally Aspirated Naturally Aspirated Less
Fuel System Indirect Injection Indirect Injection Less
Governor Type Mechanical Mechanical Less

Generator Set Dimensions

Length - Maximum 55.1 in 1400.0 mm Less
Width - Maximum 24.4 in 90.0 mm Less
Height - Maximum 41.5 in 1054.0 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 Cat® SOSSM 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
  • C1.5 (60 Hz) Standard Equipment

    Air Inlet System
    • Air cleaner; light duty with disposable element

    Control Panel
    • EMCP 4.1

    Exhaust System
    • Stub pipe, gaskets, raincap & SAE exhaust flange for customer use; shipped loose

    Generators and Generator Attachments
    • 12 leads
    • IP23 Protection
    • Voltage regulator (single phase sensing)
    • Tower panel, IP22, bottom cable entry
    • Segregated low voltage (AC/DC) wiring panel
    • Circuit breaker, IEC, 3 pole, mounted in tower panel

    Governing System
    • Mechanical governing system

    Lube System
    • Lubricating oil
    • Oil drain line with valve

    Mounting System
    • Captive linear vibration isolators between base and engine-generator
    • Includes lifting provisions and termination points for coolant

    Starting / Charging System
    • 12 Volt battery with rack and cables

    C1.5 (60 Hz) Optional Equipment

    Alternator Options
    • Coastal insulation protection

    Certificates
    • Global certification for CIS
    • European upgrade to STD set for CE certificate

    Circuit Breakers
    • 4 Pole circuit breaker
    • Pad-locable breaker device

    Control Panel Options
    • EMCP 4.2
    • Volt free contacts for common alarm
    • Volt free contacts for genset running
    • Battery charger
    • Emergency stop with key

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

    Enclosures
    • Sound attenuated enclosure (GALV)
    • Single point lift for enclosure

    Fuel System
    • Standard open set fuel tank / base supplied
    • Base, formed steel with single wall integral 8-hour fuel tank
    • Skidbase for open sets
    • Skidbase for Enclosures
    • DEFRA bunded fuel tank
    • Low fuel level alarm
    • Fuel transfer control
    • 1000 hr extended service interval
    • Base feet

    Mounting Options
    • Battery removal
    • Industrial silencer removal
    • Silencer installation kit

    Special Test and Inspection
    • PGS test report @ 1.0 power factor

    General
    • Engine and alternator pre-paint, Caterpillar yellow
    • Radiator Stone Guard
    • Packing Case - compact set
    • Packing case - canopied set

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