C18 (60 HZ)

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Overview

The C18 diesel generator sets have been developed for your mission critical, standby and prime applications. Producing reliable power from 500 to 600 ekW at 60 Hz, meeting ISO 8528-5 transient response requirements and built to accept 100 percent rated load in one step. Our C18 generator sets range from low fuel consumption systems to EPA Stationary Emergency (Tier 2) certified.

Generator Set Specifications

Units:
Minimum Rating 500 ekW 500 ekW Less
Maximum Rating 600 ekW 600 ekW Less
Emissions/Fuel Strategy Low Fuel Consumption Low Fuel Consumption Less
Voltage 220 to 380 Volts 220 to 380 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 C18 ATAAC, I-6, 4-Stroke Water-Cooled Diesel C18 ATAAC, I-6, 4-Stroke Water-Cooled Diesel Less
Bore 5.71 in 145.0 mm Less
Stroke 7.2 in 183.0 mm Less
Displacement 1106.4 in³ 18.1 l Less
Compression Ratio 14.5:1 14.5:1 Less
Aspiration Air to Air Aftercooled Air to Air Aftercooled Less
Fuel System Electronic unit injection Electronic unit injection Less
Governor Type Adem™A4 Adem™A4 Less

Generator Set Dimensions

Length - Maximum 218.5 in 5550.0 mm Less
Width - Maximum 80.9 in 2056.0 mm Less
Height - Maximum 107.8 in 107.8 mm Less

Cat Generator Set Package

Cat Diesel Engine

SR5 Alternator

EMCP Control Panel

Cooling System

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C18 (60 Hz) Standard Equipment

Air Inlet
  • Air Cleaner

Cooling
  • Package mounted radiator

Exhaust
  • Exhaust flange outlet

Fuel
  • Fuel priming pump
  • Secondary fuel filter
  • Primary fuel filter with integral water separator

Generator
  • IP23 Protection
  • Matched to the performance and output characteristics of Cat engines
  • Load adjustment module provides engine relief upon load impact and improves load acceptance and recovery time

Power Termination
  • Bus Bar

Control Panel
  • EMCP 4.2

Mounting
  • Rubber vibration isolators

Starting/Charging
  • 24 volt starting motor
  • Batteries

General
  • Paint - Caterpillar Yellow except rails and radiators gloss black

C18 (60 Hz) Optional Equipment

Exhaust
  • Industrial, Residential, Critical Mufflers

Generator
  • Anti-condensation heater
  • Oversize and premium generators
  • Excitation: [ ] Permanent Magnet Excited (PM) [ ] Internally Excited (IE)

Power Termination
  • Circuit breakers, UL listed
  • Circuit breakers, IEC compliant

Control Panels
  • Remote monitoring software
  • Local & remote annunciator modules
  • Digital I/O module
  • EMCP 4.4
  • Load share module

Starting/Charging
  • Oversize batteries
  • Battery chargers
  • Heavy-duty starting system
  • Jacket water heater
  • Charging alternator

General
  • Narrow, Wide or Skid Base
  • CSA Certification
  • UL 2200 package
  • EU Certificate of Conformance (CE)
  • Enclosures: sound attenuated, weather protective
  • Single or dual wall integral fuel tanks
  • Integral & sub-base UL listed dual wall fuel tanks
  • Automatic transfer switches (ATS)
  • Sound attenuated, weather protective or high ambient weather protective enclosure
  • The following options are based on regional and product configuration:
  • Single or dual wall sub-base fuel tanks
  • EEC Declaration of Conformity
  • Seismic Certification per applicable building codes: IBC 2000, IBC 2003, IBC 2006, IBC 2009, CBC 2007

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