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Overview

The C13 diesel generator sets have been developed for your mission critical, standby and prime applications. Producing reliable power from 320 to 400 ekW at 60 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 are certified to Low Fuel Consumption Emissions / Fuel Strategy.

Generator Set Specifications

Units:
Minimum Rating 320 ekW 320 ekW Less
Maximum Rating 400 ekW 400 ekW Less
Emissions/Fuel Strategy EPA Stationary Emerg Use EPA Stationary Emerg Use 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 C13 ACERT In-line 6, 4-cycle diesel C13 ACERT In-line 6, 4-cycle diesel Less
Bore 5.12 in 130.0 mm Less
Stroke 6.2 in 157.0 mm Less
Displacement 763.0 in³ 12.5 B Less
Compression Ratio 16.3:1 16.3:1 Less
Aspiration Turbocharged Air to Air Aftercooled Turbocharged Air to Air Aftercooled Less
Fuel System MEUI MEUI Less
Governor Type Adem™A4 Adem™A4 Less

Generator Set Dimensions

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

Cat Generator Set Package

  • Cat generator set packages have been fully prototype tested
  • Accepts 100% block load in one step and meets NFPA 110 loading requirements
  • Conform to ISO 8528-5 steady state and transient response requirements

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

SR5 Alternator

  • Superior motor starting capability minimizes need for oversizing alternator
  • Designed to match performance and output characteristics of Cat diesel engines
  • Robust Class H insulation

EMCP Control Panel

  • User-friendly interface and navigation
  • Scalable system to meet a wide range of installation requirement
  • Expansion modules and site-specific programming for specific customer requirements

Cooling System

  • Designed to operate in standard ambient temperatures up to 55°C (131°F)
  • Contact your Cat Dealer for specific ambient and altitude capabilities

Certifications

One Safe Source

  • Components used in the generator set are selected based on seamless design integration to provide the optimum performance
  • The generator set is fully assembled at a Caterpillar facility following our quality guidelines
  • Each generator set package is tested before leaving the Caterpillar facility
  • Cat product support, including dealer service, parts and warranty covers the entire Cat power system

World Wide Product Support

  • Cat dealers have over 1,800 dealer branch stores operating in 200 countries
  • Your local Cat dealer provides extensive post-sale support, including maintenance and repair agreements

C13 (60 Hz) Standard Equipment

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

Starting / Charging
  • Charging alternator
  • 24-Volt electric starting motor

Control Panel
  • EMCP 4.2

Control System Controller
  • EMCP 4.2

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

Certification
  • EPA stationary emergency use

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

Base / Fuel Tank
  • Audio and visual fuel alarm

Fuel System
  • Standard open set fuel tank / base supplied
  • Base, formed steel with single wall integral 8-hour fuel tank

Protection
  • Safety Shutoff - Overspeed
  • Safety Shutoff - Low Oil Pressure
  • Safety Shutoff - High water temperature

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

Governing System
  • Cat Electronic Governor (ADEM A4)

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

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

Starting / Charging System
  • 24V battery with rack and cables

General
  • Engine and alternator pre-paint, Caterpillar yellow

C13 (60 Hz) Optional Equipment

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

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

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

Control Panels
  • 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
  • EMCP 4.3, EMCP 4.4
  • Volt free contacts
  • 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
  • Flexible 8 inch exhaust fittings
  • Mufflers - End in / End out
  • 10, 25 and 35 dBA attenuation
  • 6 and 8 inch elbow kit
  • 6 and 8 inch flange GP

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

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

Lube System
  • Manual sump pump

Mounting System
  • Narrow skid base

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

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