C18 (60 Hz) Tier 4

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C18 (60 Hz) Tier 4Standard Equipment

Exhaust System
  • Exhaust manifold; dry

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

Generator and Attachments
  • Brushless, self-excited 2/3 pitch, random wound.
  • IP23 Protection
  • Insulation Class H and temperature rise
  • Power center, IP22 bottom cable entry
  • Segregated low voltage (AC/DC) wiring panel
  • AREP generator
  • CIP - generators

Governing System
  • Cat Electronic Governor (ADEM A4)

Lube System
  • Oil cooler
  • Lubricating oil
  • Oil filter and dipstick
  • Oil drain lines with valve; piped to edge of base
  • Fumes disposal; piped to front of radiator

Protection System
  • Safety shutoffs for: Higher water temperature - Overspeed - Low oil pressure

Cooling System
  • Coolant drain line with valve; terminated on edge of base
  • Fan and belt guards
  • Coolant Level Sensor
  • Thermostats and housing, full open temperature 92 deg C (198 deg F)
  • Coolant level sight gauge.
  • Jacket water pump, gear driven, centrifugal
  • Caterpillar Extended Life Coolant

  • 24-volt electric starting motor
  • 24V, 45 amp charging alternator.

  • Paint, Caterpillar yellow
  • Vibration damper
  • Parts book
  • Operation and maintenance manual pack and OMM Storage Compartment

Control System
  • EMCP4.2
  • Controls include: Run / auto / stop control - Speed adjust - Voltage adjust - Engine cycle crank - Emergency stop pushbutton
  • Digital indication for: rpm - DC volts - operating hours - Oil pressure (psi, kPa or bar) - Coolant temperature (C or F) - Volts (L-L & L-N), frequency (Hz) - Amps (per phase & average) - Power factor (per phase & average) - kW (per phase & average) - kVA
  • Warning / Shutdowns with common LED indication of shutdowns for: Low oil pressure - high coolant temperature - Overspeed - Emergency stop - Failure to start (overcrank) - Low coolant temperature - Low coolant level
  • Programmable protective relaying functions: Generator phase sequence - Over / Under voltage (27/59) - Over / Under frequency (81 o/u) - Overcurrent (50/51)
  • Programmable Input / Output: 2 programmable digital inputs - 2 programmable relay outputs (Form A) - 2 programmable relay outputs (Form C)
  • Communications: Customer data link (RS485 Modbus RTu) - Serial annunciator module data link for local and remote annunciator IVR - Integrated Voltage Regulation (Digital) - EM10 Excitation Module
  • Control panel mounting location
  • Local annunciator
  • Remote annunciators
  • Control panel options: Dust proof control panel - volt free contact - Device server - Ground fault relay
  • Optional external analog input
  • Breaker box mounting location
  • Suitable for use as service equipment label
  • Separation plate

Air Inlet System
  • Single element air filter
  • Air cleaner - Single element
  • Air cleaner - Heavy duty

Extended Service Coverage
  • Silver, Gold and Platinum coverage

Circuit breakers
  • 3 Pole 100% rated

C18 (60 Hz) Tier 4Optional Equipment

Control System
  • EMCP4.4
  • Control panel mounting
  • Local annunciator
  • Remote annunciators
  • Dust proof control panel
  • Volt free contact
  • Device server
  • Ground fault relay
  • Optional external analog input
  • Breaker box mounting location
  • Separation plate
  • Remote E-stop button

Generators and Attachments
  • AREP Generator
  • CIP generators
  • Generator mounting and duct plate
  • Space heater

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

  • IBC certification wind load
  • Certificate of compliance

Circuit breakers
  • Package mounted single circuit breakers
  • Motorized single circuit breaker
  • Dual breakers first circuit breaker (CB1) LS/I package mounted
  • Dual breakers first circuit breaker (CB2) LS/I package mounted
  • Auxiliary contacts
  • Neutral bars
  • Current transformers
  • Power cables

Cooling System
  • Standard radiator
  • Aftertreatment guard

  • Sound attenuated enclosures

Exhaust System
  • Exhaust flexible fittings
  • Flange kits

Fuel System
  • 660 gallon base tank

Generator Attachments
  • Permanent magnet generator

Mounting System
  • Standard base Wide
  • Optional CB shroud
  • Locking fuel fill
  • 5 gallon spill containment
  • Overfill prevention valve

Starting / Charging System
  • 10 Amp dual battery charger
  • Battery disconnect switch
  • Jacket water heater
  • Shore power control group

  • PGS test report @ 1.0 power factor
  • PGS test report @ 0.8 power factor
  • Generator test report
  • 4 Hour factory test (un-witnessed)


Producing reliable power from 455 ekW to 500 ekW at 60 Hz, our C18 diesel generator sets are made to meet your standby and prime applications. The engines are certified to the US EPA Tier 4 Final emissions levels. Each is designed to meet ISO 8528-5 transient response requirements and built to accept 100 percent rated load in one step. Seismic certification is also available for these models, so you can deliver power despite disturbances. Our integrated control system, including ATS and switchgear ensure a consistent power supply and connection to your fleet through on-site and remote monitoring options. We offer a wide range of EMCP 4 control panel options, with a simple screen display, consolidating all your management and diagnostics tools. The EMCP 4.4 controller provides on package paralleling capability, allowing you to use multiple generator sets to power your facility, providing added capacity and redundancy. We've made our generator sets adaptable to your demands with a broad range of accessories and bolt-on system expansion attachments. Find flexible packaging to fit your spatial restrictions and environmental conditions. Even choose UL 2200 and CSA certified package options for added safety.

Generator Set Specifications

Minimum Rating 455 ekW 455 ekW Less
Maximum Rating 500 ekW 500 ekW Less
Voltage 480 Volts 480 Volts Less
Frequency 60 Hz 60 Hz Less
Speed 1800 RPM 1800 RPM Less

Generator Set Configurations

Emissions/Fuel Strategy U.S. EPA Tier 4 Final U.S. EPA Tier 4 Final 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 145 mm (5.71 in) 145 mm (5.71 in) Less
Displacement 18.13 L (1106.36 in3) 18.13 L (1106.36 in3) Less
Stroke 183 mm (7.2 in) 183 mm (7.2 in) Less
Compression Ratio 14.5:1 14.5:1 Less
Aspiration Air to Air Aftercooled Air to Air Aftercooled Less
Governor Type Adem™A4 Adem™A4 Less
Fuel System Electronic unit injection Electronic unit injection Less