C1.5 (60 Hz)

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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 Diesel Engine

SR5 Alternator

EMCP Control Panel

Cooling System

Certifications

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C1.5 (60 Hz) Standard Equipment

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

Control Panel
  • EMCP 4.1
  • EMCP4.1 control panel

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

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

Fuel System
  • Standard open set fuel tank / base supplied
  • Base, formed steel with single wall integral 8-hour fuel tank
  • Base, formed steel with single wall integral 8-hour fuel tank
  • Standard open set fuel tank / base supplied

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

Governing System
  • Mechanical governing system
  • Mechancial governing system

Lube System
  • Lubricating oil
  • Oil drain line with valve
  • 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
  • includes lifting provisions and termination points for coolant
  • Captive linear vibration isolators between base and engine-generator

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

General
  • Engine and alternator pre-paint, Caterpillar yellow

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
  • Pad-locable breaker device
  • 4 Pole circuit breaker

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

Cooling System
  • Coolant heater

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

Fuel System
  • Low fuel level alarm
  • Skidbase for open sets
  • 1000 hr extended service interval
  • Base feet
  • Fuel transfer control
  • Skidbase for Enclosures
  • DEFRA bunded fuel tank

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

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

General
  • Packing case - canopied set
  • Radiator Stone Guard
  • Packing Case - compact set

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