C18 (60 Hz)

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Overview

The C18 diesel generator sets developed for mission critical, standby and prime applications. Producing reliable power from 455 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 Emissions / Fuel Strategy.

Generator Set Specifications

Units:
Minimum Rating 455 ekW 455 ekW Less
Maximum Rating 600 ekW 600 ekW Less
Emissions/Fuel Strategy Low Fuel Consumption Low Fuel Consumption Less
Voltage 208 to 600 Volts 208 to 600 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 2737.0 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

Air Inlet System
  • Light duty air cleaner
  • Turbocharger
  • Aftercooler core

Governing System
  • Cat Electronic Governor (ADEM A4)

Control System
  • EMCP 4.2

Cooling
  • Radiator and cooling fan with guard
  • Fan drive, battery charging alternator drive
  • Coolant drain line with valve
  • Caterpillar extended life coolant
  • Package mounted radiator

Exhaust
  • Exhaust flange outlet

Exhaust System
  • Stainless steel exhaust flex gaskets, raincap and SAE exhaust flange for customer use; shipped loose

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

Fuel System
  • Standard 8 hour open set fuel tank

Generator and Attachments
  • Matched to the performance and output characteristics of Cat engines
  • Integrated Voltage Regulator
  • Segregated low voltage (AC/DC) wiring panel
  • A frame generator - IP21 protection
  • Integrated Voltage Regulator
  • Mandatory Option circuit breaker, IEC, 3 pole, mounted in power centre
  • Power center, IP22

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 Genset Controller

Lube System
  • Lubricating oil
  • Oil drain valves

Mounting
  • Rubber vibration isolators

Mounting System
  • Captive linear vibration isolators between base and engine-generator. includes lifting provisions and termination points for coolant and lube oil drain lines

Starting/Charging
  • 24 Volt battery with rack and cables
  • 24 volt starting motor
  • Batteries

General
  • Engine and alternator pre-paint, Caterpillar yellow
  • Paint - Caterpillar Yellow except rails and radiators gloss black

C18 (60 Hz) Optional Equipment

Air Inlet System
  • Dual element air cleaner
  • Single element air cleaner

Exhaust
  • Industrial, Residential, Critical Mufflers

Circuit Breakers
  • 3 Pole (IEC-100% rated) circuit breakers - Motorised
  • Power terminal strip
  • 3 Pole (IEC-100% rated) circuit breakers - Package mounted
  • Shunt trip for IEC breaker
  • Pad-lockable circuit breaker device
  • Circuit breaker (IEC) auxiliary contacts
  • 4 Pole (IEC-100% rated) circuit breakers - Package mounted
  • 4 Pole (IEC-100% rated) circuit breakers - Motorised

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
  • Load share module
  • Local & remote annunciator modules
  • EMCP (4.2) (4.3) (4.4)
  • Remote monitoring software
  • Digital I/O module

Control System
  • Protective devices: Earth fault relay - earth leageage ground fault relay - Overload shutdown via breaker - Low fuel level alarm - Low fuel level shutdown - high fuel level alarm - Fuel level sensor
  • Local alarm modules
  • Local alarm horn
  • Oil temperature displays
  • EMCP 4.4
  • Volt free contact
  • Remote annunciator modules

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

Cooling System
  • Low coolant temperature alarm
  • Radiator duct flange

Enclosures
  • Sound attenuated enclosures

Exhaust System
  • Engine mounted muffler
  • 8 and 10 inch GP flanges
  • 10, 25 and 35 end in / end out Mufflers
  • Manifold and Turbocharger guard
  • 8 and 10 inch elbow kits

Fuel System
  • Manual fuel transfer pump
  • Integral - Duel wall fuel tank base
  • Fuel transfer system

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

Generator and Attachments
  • Ingress protection
  • Permanent magnet excitation
  • A frame CIP generator
  • LC frame generator
  • LC frame oversize generators
  • A frame oversize generator
  • LC frame CIP generator
  • Space heaters

Lube System
  • Manual sump pump

Starting and Charging
  • Jacket water heaters
  • 5 Amp battery charger
  • Battery disconnect switch

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