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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 350 to 450 kVA at 50 Hz, our C13 diesel generator sets designed to ISO 8528-5 transient response requirements. These generator sets range from low fuel consumption systems EU Stage IIIA Non-road Emission Standards Emissions / Fuel Strategy.

Generator Set Specifications

Units:
Minimum Rating 350 kVA 350 kVA Less
Maximum Rating 450 kVA 450 kVA Less
Emissions/Fuel Strategy Low Fuel, R96/EUIIIa Low Fuel, R96/EUIIIa Less
Voltage 380 to 415 Volts 380 to 415 Volts Less
Frequency 50 Hz 50 Hz Less
Speed 1500 rpm 1500 rpm Less
Duty Cycle Standby, Prime Standby, Prime Less

Engine Specifications

Engine Model C13 ATAAC, I-6, 4-Stroke Water-Cooled Diesel C13 ATAAC, I-6, 4-Stroke Water-Cooled Diesel Less
Bore 5.12 in 130.0 mm Less
Stroke 6.18 in 157.0 mm Less
Displacement 762.8 in³ 12.5 l Less
Compression Ratio 16.3:1 16.3:1 Less
Aspiration Air to Air Aftercooled 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 79.3 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 (50 Hz) Standard Equipment

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

Control Panel
  • EMCP 4.2

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

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

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

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

Packaged Generator Set
  • Coolant drain line with valve
  • Disposable Air filter
  • Coolant level sight gauge
  • Low coolant level sensor
  • Radiator package mounted
  • Service indicator

Governing System
  • Cat Electronic Governor (ADEM A4)

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

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
  • Global certificate for CIS
  • EU certificate of conformance

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

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

Control Panels
  • EMCP 4.3, EMCP 4.4
  • Volt free contacts
  • 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
  • Stone guards
  • Radiator duct flange
  • Low coolant temperature alarm

Enclosures
  • High ambient sound attenuated enclosures
  • Sound attenuated enclosures

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

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

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

Lube System
  • Manual sump pump

Mounting System
  • Narrow skid base

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

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