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C13 (50 Hz) Standard Equipment

Air Inlet System
  • Air cleaner; light duty with disposable paper filter
  • Aftercooler core
  • Turbocharger

Control Panel
  • EMCP 4.2

Cooling System
  • Radiator and cooling fan with guard
  • Coolant drain line with valve
  • Fan drive, battery charging alternator drive
  • Caterpillar Extended Life Coolant

Exhaust System
  • Stainless steel exhaust flex, 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

Generator and Attachments
  • A frame generator - IP21 Protection
  • Optional LC frame generator - IP23 Protection
  • Integrated Voltage Regulator
  • Power center, IP22
  • Segregated low voltage (AC/DC) wiring panel
  • Mandatory Option circuit breaker, IEC, 3 pole, mounted in power centre

Governing System
  • Cat Electronic Governor (ADEM A4)

Lube System
  • Oil Cooler
  • Lubricating oil
  • Oil drain valves

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 System
  • 24V battery with rack and cables

General
  • Engine and alternator pre-paint, Caterpillar yellow

C13 (50 Hz) Optional Equipment

European Certificates
  • EU certificate of conformance
  • Global certificate for CIS

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

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

Control Panels
  • Volt free contacts
  • EMCP 4.3, EMCP 4.4
  • Control panel protective devices: Earth fault relay ; Earth leakage ground fault ; Overload shutdown via breaker ; low fuel level alarm ; Low fuel level shutdown ; High fuel level alarm ; Fuel level sensor
  • Local alarm modules: Local annunciator
  • Remote annunciator modules

Cooling System
  • Radiator duct flange
  • Stone guards
  • Low coolant temperature alarm

Enclosures
  • Sound attenuated enclosures
  • High ambient sound attenuated enclosures

Exhaust System
  • Mufflers - End in / End out
  • 10, 25 and 35 dBA attenuation
  • 6 and 8 inch flange GP
  • Flexible 8 inch exhaust fittings
  • 6 and 8 inch elbow kit

Fuel System
  • Integral dual wall fuel tank base
  • Manual fuel transfer pump
  • Fuel transfer system controls

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

Lube System
  • Manual sump pump

Mounting System
  • Narrow skid base

starting / Charging System
  • 5 Amp single battery charger
  • Battery disconnect switch
  • Jacket water heater

Overview

The C13 diesel generator sets have been developed for your mission critical, standby and prime applications. Producing reliable power from 350 to 450 kVA at 50 Hz, each generator set has been designed to meet ISO 8528-5 transient response requirements and built to accept 100 percent rated load in one step. Our C13 generator sets range from low fuel consumption systems EU Stage IIIA Non-road Emission Standards. We offer a wide range of EMCP 4 control panel options, with a simple screen display, consolidating all your management and diagnostics tools. The optional EMCP 4.4 provides multi generator set paralleling capability, allowing you to use multiple generator sets for increased power output and improved reliability. It's not just quality that matters but customization, choose from a broad range of accessories and bolt-on system expansion attachments. Discover our flexible upgradeable packaging options to work with your spatial restrictions and environmental conditions. Our C13 generator sets are developed for such prerequisites, so that you can meet your specific power needs.

Generator Set Specifications

Units:
Minimum Rating 350 kVA 350 kVA Less
Maximum Rating 450 kVA 450 kVA Less
Emissions/Fuel Strategy Low Fuel Consumption, EU Stage IIIA Nonroad Emission Standards Low Fuel Consumption, EU Stage IIIA Nonroad Emission Standards Less
Voltage 380 to 415 Volts 380 to 415 Volts Less
Frequency 50 Hz 50 Hz Less
Speed 1500 rpm 1500 rpm Less

Engine Specifications

Engine Model C13 ATAAC, I-6, 4-Stroke Water-Cooled Diesel C13 ATAAC, I-6, 4-Stroke Water-Cooled Diesel Less
Displacement 762.8 in³ 12.5 l Less
Fuel System MEUI MEUI Less
Aspiration Air to Air Aftercooled Air to Air Aftercooled Less
Governor Type Adem™A4 Adem™A4 Less
Compression Ratio 16.3:1 16.3:1 Less
Bore 5.12 in 130.0 mm Less
Stroke 6.18 in 157.0 mm Less

Generator Set Dimensions

Length - Maximum 186.7 in 4743.0 mm Less
Width - Maximum 79.3 in 2014.0 mm Less
Height - Maximum 84.0 in 2133.0 mm Less

Design Criteria

The generator set accepts 100% rated load in one step per NFPA 110 and meets ISO 8528-5 transient response.

Cat Diesel Engine

  • Reliable, rugged, durable design
  • Field-proven in thousands of applications worldwide
  • Four-stroke-cycle diesel engine combines consistent performance and excellent fuel economy with minimum weight
  • Generator

  • Matched to the performance and output characteristics of Cat engines
  • Industry leading mechanical and electrical design
  • Industry leading motor starting capabilities
  • High Efficiency
  • Cat EMCP Control Panel

    The EMCP controller features the reliability and durability you have come to expect from your Cat equipment. EMCP 4 is a scalable control platform designed to ensure reliable generator set operation, providing extensive information about power output and engine operation. EMCP 4 systems can be further customized to meet your needs through programming and expansion modules.

    World Wide Product Support

    Cat dealers provide extensive post-sale support including maintenance and repair agreements. Cat dealers have over 1,800 dealer branch stores operating in 200 countries. The Caterpillar S•O•S℠ program cost effectively detects internal engine component condition, even the presence of unwanted fluids and combustion by-products

    EMCP 4 Generator Set Controls

    Cat generator sets provide a complete factory-built solution with fully featured standard and advanced controls. Optional accessories enhance the capabilities of the genset package-mounted control system.

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    Why Choose Cat® Electric Power?

    Caterpillar offers a comprehensive variety of electric power systems, customized to fit your needs. Our specialized systems deliver high power and performance in industries across the globe. With Caterpillar, you get outstanding manufacturing quality, expert support, and the essential tools and applications to complete any project.

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    Application Center

    Explore valuable resources for generator sizing, specification, and training materials. SpecSizer evaluates load types, collects data, and organizes it to help you select the generator set that's best for you. Find product comparisons, technical data, product sizing, and more using our technical information portal (TIP) specifically created for consultants, architects, engineers, and owners.

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