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Overview

The Cat® C13B Industrial Diesel Engine is offered in ratings ranging from 340-430 bkW (456-577 bhp) @ 1800-2100 rpm. Industries and applications powered by C13B engines include: Agriculture, Ag Tractors, Aircraft Ground Support, Bore/Drill Rigs, Chippers/Grinders, Combines/Harvesters, Compactors/Rollers, Compressors, Construction, Cranes, Crushers, Dredgers, Forestry, General Industrial, Hydraulic Power Units, Irrigation Equipment, Loaders/Forwarders, Material Handling, Mining, Mobile Earthmoving Equipment, Paving Equipment, Pumps, Shovels/Draglines, Specialty Ag Equipment, Surface Hauling Equipment, Trenchers and Underground Mining Equipment.

Power Rating

Units:
Minimum Power 385.0 BHP 287.0 bkW Less
Maximum Power 520.0 BHP 388.0 bkW Less
Rated Speed 1800-2100 rpm 1800-2100 rpm Less

Emission Standards

Emissions U.S. EPA Tier 4 Final Nonroad. Designed to meet proposed EU Stage V Nonroad Emission Standards U.S. EPA Tier 4 Final Nonroad. Designed to meet proposed EU Stage V Nonroad Emission Standards Less

General

Engine Configuration In-Line 6, 4-Stroke-Cycle Diesel In-Line 6, 4-Stroke-Cycle Diesel Less
Bore 130 mm (5.1 in) 130 mm (5.1 in) Less
Stroke 157 mm (6.2 in) 157 mm (6.2 in) Less
Displacement 12.5 L (762.8 in³) 12.5 L (762.8 in³) Less
Aspiration Turbocharged-Aftercooled (TA) Turbocharged-Aftercooled (TA) Less
Compression Ratio 17.0:1 17.0:1 Less
Combustion System Direct Injection Direct Injection Less
Rotation from Flywheel End Counterclockwise Counterclockwise Less
Cooling System - Capacity 18.7 L (19.8 qt) 18.7 L (19.8 qt) Less
Lube System - Refill 34 L (35.9 qt) 34 L (35.9 qt) Less

Engine Dimensions - Approximate

Height 1134 mm (45 in) 1134 mm (45 in) Less
Length 1274 mm (50 in) 1274 mm (50 in) Less
Weight - Net Dry - Basic Operating Engine Without Optional Attachments 1125 kg (2480 lb) 1125 kg (2480 lb) Less
Width 994 mm (39 in) 994 mm (39 in) Less

Cat Regeneration System Aftertreatment Dimensions - Approximate

Diameter 330.2 mm (13 in) 330.2 mm (13 in) Less
Height 451.3-654 mm (17.8-25.7 in) 451.3-654 mm (17.8-25.7 in) Less
Length 1053-1077 mm (41.5-42.4 in) 1053-1077 mm (41.5-42.4 in) Less
Weight 248-259 kg (547-571 lb) 248-259 kg (547-571 lb) Less
Width 779.8-1069 mm (30.7-42.1 in) 779.8-1069 mm (30.7-42.1 in) Less

PETU Dimensions - Tier 4 Final, Stage IV Only

Height TBC TBC Less
Length TBC TBC Less
Volume Capacity TBC TBC Less
Weight TBC TBC Less
Width TBC TBC Less

Passive Regeneration System Aftertreatment Dimensions - Approximate

Height 530 mm (21 in) 530 mm (21 in) Less
Length 894 mm (35 in) 894 mm (35 in) Less
Weight 125 kg (275 lb) 125 kg (275 lb) Less
Width 796 mm (31 in) 796 mm (31 in) Less

C13BStandard Equipment

Air Inlet System
  • Turbocharged
  • Air-to-Air Aftercooled
  • Mid-mount turbocharged system with front and rear exhaust configurations (Tier 4 Final, Stage IV)

Control System
  • Electronic control system
  • Over-foam wiring harness
  • Automatic altitude compensation
  • Power compensated for fuel temperature
  • Configurable software features
  • Engine monitoring system SAE J1939 broadcast and control
  • Integrated Electronic Control Unit (ECU)
  • Remote fan control

Cooling System
  • Vertical or RH thermostat outlet
  • Centrifugal water pump
  • Guidance on cooling system design available through your dealer to ensure equipment reliability

Flywheels and Flywheel Housing
  • SAE No. 1 flywheel housing
  • Available SAE No. 1 power take off with optional SAE A, SAE B or SAE C power take off drives. Engine power can also be taken from the front of the engine with optional attachments. (Tier 4 Final, Stage IV).

Fuel System
  • MEUI injection
  • Primary fuel filter
  • Secondary fuel filters
  • Fuel transfer pump
  • Electronic fuel priming

Lube System
  • Open crankcase ventilation system
  • Oil cooler
  • Oil filler
  • Lube oil filter
  • Oil dipstick
  • Gear driven oil pump
  • Choice of front, rear or center sumps
  • Open crankcase ventilation system with fumes disposal (optional OCV filter system) (Tier 4 Final, Stage IV)

Power Take Off (PTO)
  • SAE A, SAE B or SAE C power take off (PTO) drives. Engine power can also be taken from the front of the engine on some applications.

General
  • Paint: Caterpillar yellow, with optional colors available at request

U.S. EPA Tier 4 Interim, EU Stage IIIB Aftertreatment / Clean Emissions Control Equipment
  • Cat Regeneration System
  • Clean Emissions Module (CEM), consisting of Diesel Particulate Filter (DPF) and Diesel Oxidation Catalyst (DOC)
  • NOx Reduction System (NRS)
  • Flex pipe connection kit with 90° rotatable elbows to attach to Cat Regeneration System Inlet
  • Available in 12 volt or 24 volt systems

U.S. EPA Tier 4 Final, EU Stage IV Aftertreatment
  • Cat Regeneration System
  • Clean Emissions Module (CEM), consisting of Diesel Particulate Filter (DPF) and Diesel Oxidation Catalyst (DOC)
  • Aftertreatment Electronic Control Unit (ECU)
  • NOx Reduction System (NRS)
  • Pump Electronic Control Unit (PETU)
  • Selective Catalytic Reduction (SCR)
  • Available in 12V or 24V systems