Diesel Generator Sets C27 (60 Hz) 680 - 800 ekW Diesel Generator Set

Product Specifications for C27 (60 Hz)

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C27 (60 Hz) Standard Equipment

Air Inlet

  • Air Cleaner; single element canister type with service indicator

Control Panel

  • EMCP 4.2B
  • Digital Indicators
  • Warning/shutdown Indicators
  • Programmable Protective Relaying Functions
  • Communications
  • Features:

Cooling System

  • Coolant level sensor
  • Coolant drain line with valve terminated on edge of base
  • Caterpillar Extended Life Coolant
  • Radiator sized to 50 degrees C
  • Fan and belt guards drive

Exhaust System

  • 203mm (8in) ID round flanged outlet
  • Exhaust Manifold - dry

Fuel System

  • Primary fuel filter with integral water separator
  • Electric fuel priming pump
  • Fuel cooler
  • Flexible fuel lines - installed
  • Secondary fuel filter

Generators and Attachments

  • Integrated Voltage Regulator (IVR) includes
  • For EPA Stationary Emergency (EPA Tier 2 Emissions) configurations:
  • Bus bar connections:
  • SR5 Permanent Magnet (PM)
  • For Low BSFC configurations:

Lube System

  • Standard volume oil pan - 68 Ltr
  • Lubricating oil
  • Oil drain lines and valve
  • Gear type lube oil pump
  • Oil filter, filler and dipstick
  • Fumes disposal - open crankcase ventilation routed to front of package
  • Integral lube oil cooler

Mounting System

  • Rubber anti-vibration mounts - shipped loose
  • Rails - engine/generator/radiator mounting

Starting and Charging System

  • 24-volt electric starting motor
  • Battery, rack and cables - shipped-loose
  • Battery disconnect switch
  • Charging Alternator 45A


  • Paint: Caterpillar Yellow with high gloss black rails & radiator
  • SAE Standard Rotation
  • Right hand service
  • Flywheel and flywheel housing-SAE No. 0 and SAE No. 18

C27 (60 Hz) Optional Equipment

Air Inlet System

  • Standard air cleaners
  • Heavy duty air cleaners
  • Dual element air cleaners

Starting / Charging System

  • 20 Amp enclosure battery chargers
  • 10 Amp battery chargers
  • 24 Volt battery sets - Dry
  • Air starting motor with control and silencer
  • Space heater
  • 24 Volt electric start motors - Heavy duty
  • Jacket water heaters

Circuit Breakers

  • 400, 800, 1200, 1600, 2000, 2500, 3000 Amp, 3 pole, UL-100% rated circuit breakers
  • 2000 Amp, 3 pole, IEC rated circuit breakers
  • 800 Amp, 4 pole, IEC rated circuit breakers

Control Panels

  • Cable shroud - Bottom mounted
  • Cable shroud - Top mounted
  • EMCP 4.3, EMCP4.4
  • Side extension box
  • Remote annunciator modules
  • Auxiliary box options
  • Remote mounted panel harness mounting kit
  • Remote mounted circuit breaker terminals
  • Modbus monitor local packages
  • Remote DIO module
  • Cat connect telematics
  • Load share module
  • Vandal proof panel cover
  • Installed DIO module
  • Remote mounting harness
  • Annunciator modules

Cooling System

  • Radiator duct flange
  • High ambient radiator
  • Extended life coolant
  • Certified radiator
  • Standard radiator


  • Enclosure louvers
  • Enclosure with lifting base or fuel tank
  • Panel bracket
  • AC distribution panel, lights and outlet
  • Enclosure lighting
  • Enclosure colors
  • Special sound attenuated enclosure
  • Enclosure fuel tank options
  • Cold weather bundle

Exhaust System

  • Mufflers
  • Elbows
  • Flanges
  • Exhaust through the wall kit
  • Flexible fittings
  • Guard and shield system

Generator and Attachments

  • 60 Hz standard generators
  • 60 Hz premium generators

Lube System

  • Prelube pumps
  • Oil level regulator

Mounting System

  • Mounting base type
  • IBC vibration isolators
  • Puck style low efficiency isolators
  • Spring type vibration isolators

Power Connections

  • Center post busbar
  • Cable entry - Right / Left / Rear
  • Neutral grounding connection
  • Power connections - Right / Left / Rear

Special Tests / Reports

  • Torsional vibration analysis report
  • Generator test report
  • IBC Seismic certifications
  • OSHPD Seismic certifications
  • PGS test report @ 1.0 power factor
  • PGS test report @ 0.8 power factor
  • Special CSA test cerification
  • Standard engine test


  • Miscellaneous inspection
  • US aid emblem
  • Special paint
  • SGS Inspection

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