C18 (60 Hz)

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Overview

The C18 diesel generator sets developed for critical, standby and prime applications. Producing reliable power from 500 to 750 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 500 ekW 500 ekW Less
Maximum Rating 750 ekW 750 ekW Less
Emissions/Fuel Strategy U.S. EPA Certified U.S. EPA Certified 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 Cat® C18 ATAACTM In-line 6, 4-cycle diesel Cat® C18 ATAACTM In-line 6, 4-cycle diesel Less
Bore 5.71 in 145.0 mm Less
Stroke 7.2 in 183.0 mm Less
Displacement 1106.3 in³ 18.1 l Less
Compression Ratio 14:01 14:01 Less
Aspiration Turbocharged Air to Air Aftercooled Turbocharged Air to Air Aftercooled Less
Fuel System Electronic unit injection Electronic unit injection Less
Governor Type Electronic ADEM™ A4 Electronic ADEM™ A4 Less

Generator Set Dimensions

Length - Maximum 138.0 in 3512.0 mm Less
Width - Maximum 67.0 in 1690.0 mm Less
Height - Maximum 88.0 in 2222.0 mm Less

Cat Generator Set Package

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EMCP Control Panel

Cooling System

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C18 (60 Hz) Standard Equipment

Air Inlet System
  • Aftercooler core
  • Turbocharger

Control System
  • 3 Pole
  • EMCP4.2B
  • Right mounted power centre
  • Standard breaker

Cooling System
  • Jacket water pump, gear driven
  • Thermostats and housing
  • Coolant level sight gauge
  • Coolant level sensor
  • Coolant drain valve; terminated on edge of base
  • Cooling system filled with Caterpillar Extended Life Coolant
  • Radiator and cooling fan with belt guards

Exhaust System
  • Exhaust manifold; dry

Fuel System
  • Primary fuel filter w/integral water separator & secondary filter
  • Flexible fuel lines
  • Fuel cooler
  • Engine fuel transfer pump
  • Fuel priming pump

Generator and Attachments
  • Brushless, self-excited 2/3 pitch, random wound
  • Insulation Class H and temperature rise
  • Power centre, IP22 bottom cable entry
  • Segregated low voltage wiring panel
  • IP23 Protection

Mounting System
  • Anti-vibration mounts (Non-captive)
  • Generator mounting & Duct Plate
  • Narrow skid base

Protection System
  • Overspeed
  • Low oil pressure shutdown
  • High coolant temperature shutdown
  • Low Coolant level shutdown

Starting/Charging
  • 24 Volt electric starting motor

C18 (60 Hz) Optional Equipment

Air Inlet System
  • Dual element air cleaner
  • Heavy duty canister air filters

Control System
  • Annunciators box
  • Volt free contact
  • Remote E-Stop button
  • Discrete I/O module
  • Earth (Ground) fault relay
  • Local annunciator
  • EMCP 4.4

Circuit Breakers
  • Auxiliary contacts
  • Neutral bar (208V)
  • Single LSI motorised circuit breaker
  • Single LSI motorised Circuit Breaker
  • External paralleling

Enclosures
  • Sound attenuated (SA)
  • Weather protective
  • Aluminium enclosure

Cooling System
  • Stone guards
  • Coolant heater
  • Jacket water heater with pump

Base / Fuel Tank
  • Audio & visual fuel alarm
  • Sub Base Dual Wall Fuel Tank: 660, 1000, 1900, 2200 gal

Fuel System
  • Sub tank bases: 24 hr & 48 hr
  • Integral 8 hr tank base

Generator and Attachments
  • LC frame oversize generators
  • Space heater control
  • PMG, AREP
  • Oversize
  • Coastal protection (CIP)

Starting and Charging
  • Battery disconnect switch
  • 5 Amp battery charger
  • Oversize battery set
  • Standard battery set

Certifications
  • Certification of Compliance � IBC
  • CSA 22.2
  • Dual IBC & OSHPD
  • UL2200 Listed
  • Seismic

General
  • Tool set

Lube System
  • Manual sump pump

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