Electric Power C18 (60 Hz) Tier 4 455 kW - 500 kW Diesel Generator Set

Minimum Rating
455 ekW
455 ekW
Maximum Rating
500 ekW
500 ekW
Emissions/Fuel Strategy
U.S. EPA Tier 4 Final
U.S. EPA Tier 4 Final

Product Specifications for C18 (60 Hz) Tier 4

Generator Set Specifications

Engine Specifications

C18 (60 Hz) Tier 4 Standard Equipment

Air Inlet

  • Air Cleaner

Exhaust System

  • Exhaust manifold; dry

Cooling

  • Package mounted radiator

Fuel System

  • Fuel cooler
  • Engine fuel transfer pump
  • Primary fuel filter w/integral water separator & secondary filter
  • Fuel priming pump
  • Flexible fuel lines

Exhaust

  • Exhaust flange outlet

Fuel

  • Primary fuel filter with integral water separator
  • Fuel priming pump
  • Secondary fuel filter

Generator

  • Matched to the performance and output characteristics of Cat engines
  • IP23 Protection
  • Load adjustment module provides engine relief upon load impact and improves load acceptance and recovery time

Power Termination

  • Bus Bar

Lube System

  • Oil filter and dipstick
  • Lubricating oil
  • Oil drain lines with valve; piped to edge of base
  • Fumes disposal; piped to front of radiator
  • Oil cooler

Control Panel

  • EMCP 4 Genset Controller

Mounting

  • Rubber vibration isolators

Protection System

  • Safety shutoffs for: Higher water temperature - Overspeed - Low oil pressure

Cooling System

  • Thermostats and housing, full open temperature 92 deg C (198 deg F)
  • Coolant Level Sensor
  • Coolant level sight gauge.
  • Fan and belt guards
  • Jacket water pump, gear driven, centrifugal
  • Coolant drain line with valve; terminated on edge of base
  • Caterpillar Extended Life Coolant

Starting/Charging

  • 24V, 45 amp charging alternator.
  • 24-volt electric starting motor
  • 24 volt starting motor
  • Batteries

General

  • Paint - Caterpillar Yellow except rails and radiators gloss black
  • Paint, Caterpillar yellow
  • Operation and maintenance manual pack and OMM Storage Compartment
  • Parts book
  • Vibration damper

Control System

  • Local annunciator
  • Programmable Input / Output: 2 programmable digital inputs - 2 programmable relay outputs (Form A) - 2 programmable relay outputs (Form C)
  • Suitable for use as service equipment label
  • Separation plate
  • Control panel mounting location
  • Breaker box mounting location
  • Optional external analog input
  • Remote annunciators
  • EMCP 4.2
  • Communications: Customer data link (RS485 Modbus RTu) - Serial annunciator module data link for local and remote annunciator IVR - Integrated Voltage Regulation (Digital) - EM10 Excitation Module
  • Controls include: Run / auto / stop control - Speed adjust - Voltage adjust - Engine cycle crank - Emergency stop pushbutton
  • Digital indication for: rpm - DC volts - operating hours - Oil pressure (psi, kPa or bar) - Coolant temperature (C or F) - Volts (L-L & L-N), frequency (Hz) - Amps (per phase & average) - Power factor (per phase & average) - kW (per phase & average) - kVA (per phase & average) - kVAr (per phase and average) - kW-hr (total) - kVAr-hr (total)
  • Programmable protective relaying functions: Generator phase sequence - Over / Under voltage (27/59) - Over / Under frequency (81 o/u) - Overcurrent (50/51)
  • Warning / Shutdowns with common LED indication of shutdowns for: Low oil pressure - high coolant temperature - Overspeed - Emergency stop - Failure to start (overcrank) - Low coolant temperature - Low coolant level
  • Control panel options: Dust proof control panel - volt free contact - Device server - Ground fault relay

Governing System

  • Cat Electronic Governor (ADEM A4)

Generator and Attachments

  • Segregated low voltage (AC/DC) wiring panel
  • Brushless, self-excited 2/3 pitch, random wound.
  • Insulation Class H and temperature rise
  • AREP generator
  • CIP - generators
  • IP23 Protection
  • Power center, IP22 bottom cable entry

Air Inlet System

  • Single element air filter
  • Air cleaner - Heavy duty
  • Air cleaner - Single element

Extended Service Coverage

  • Silver, Gold and Platinum coverage

Circuit breakers

  • 3 Pole 100% rated

C18 (60 Hz) Tier 4 Optional Equipment

Control System

  • Ground fault relay
  • Dust proof control panel
  • Breaker box mounting location
  • Volt free contact
  • Device server
  • Separation plate
  • Remote annunciators
  • EMCP 4.4
  • Local annunciator
  • Remote E-stop button
  • Optional external analog input
  • Control panel mounting

Exhaust

  • Industrial, Residential, Critical Mufflers

Generator

  • Anti-condensation heater
  • Excitation: [ ] Permanent Magnet Excited (PM) [ ] Internally Excited (IE)
  • Oversize and premium generators

Power Termination

  • Circuit breakers, UL listed

Generators and Attachments

  • AREP Generator
  • CIP generators
  • Space heater
  • Generator mounting and duct plate

Air Inlet System

  • Single element air filter
  • Dual element air cleaner

Certifications

  • Certificate of compliance
  • IBC certification wind load

Circuit breakers

  • Motorized single circuit breaker
  • Neutral bars
  • Power cables
  • Dual breakers first circuit breaker (CB2) LS/I package mounted
  • Current transformers
  • Package mounted single circuit breakers
  • Dual breakers first circuit breaker (CB1) LS/I package mounted
  • Auxiliary contacts

Cooling System

  • Aftertreatment guard
  • Standard radiator

Enclosures

  • Sound attenuated enclosures

Exhaust System

  • Flange kits
  • Exhaust flexible fittings

Fuel System

  • 660 gallon base tank

Generator Attachments

  • Permanent magnet generator

Mounting System

  • Standard base Wide
  • 5 gallon spill containment
  • Optional CB shroud
  • Overfill prevention valve
  • Locking fuel fill

Starting / Charging System

  • Battery disconnect switch
  • Jacket water heater
  • Shore power control group
  • 10 Amp dual battery charger

TESTS

  • PGS test report @ 0.8 power factor
  • 4 Hour factory test (un-witnessed)
  • PGS test report @ 1.0 power factor
  • Generator test report

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