C13 (60 HZ) | 320-400 kW Diesel Generator

Diesel Generator Sets C13 (60 Hz)

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Key Specs

Maximum Rating
400 ekW
400 ekW
Minimum Rating
320 ekW
320 ekW
Emissions/Fuel Strategy
EPA Stationary Emerg Use
EPA Stationary Emerg Use


320 - 400 ekW Diesel Generator Set

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 % rated load in one step. Our C13 generator sets are certified to Low Fuel Consumption Emissions / Fuel Strategy.


Integrated Cat® Product Link™ Control System

  • Track Genset Health and Operation Parameters
  • Genset Utilization and Performance Tracking

Remote Connectivity 24/7/365 Monitoring

Cat Connect option ensures your generator set is always ready to start and perform as expected

Optimised for 5% Lower Fuel Consumption

Longer run times between fuel fills; reduced operating costs

Product Specifications for C13 (60 Hz)

Maximum Rating 400 ekW 400 ekW
Minimum Rating 320 ekW 320 ekW
Emissions/Fuel Strategy EPA Stationary Emerg Use EPA Stationary Emerg Use
Voltage 208 to 600 Volts 208 to 600 Volts
Frequency 60 Hz 60 Hz
Speed 1800 rpm 1800 rpm
Duty Cycle Standby, Prime Standby, Prime
Engine Model C13 ACERT In-line 6, 4-cycle diesel C13 ACERT In-line 6, 4-cycle diesel
Bore 5.12 in 130 mm
Stroke 6.2 in 157 mm
Displacement 763 in³ 12.5 B
Compression Ratio 16.3:1 16.3:1
Aspiration Turbocharged Air to Air Aftercooled Turbocharged Air to Air Aftercooled
Fuel System MEUI MEUI
Governor Type Adem™A4 Adem™A4
Length - Maximum 186.7 in 4743 mm
Width - Maximum 79.3 in 2014 mm
Height - Maximum 84 in 2133 mm

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

  • GCCP 1.3

Control System Controller

  • GCCP 1.3

Cooling System

  • Fan drive, battery charging alternator drive
  • Caterpillar extended life coolant
  • Coolant drain line with valve
  • Radiator and cooling fan with guard


  • 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


  • 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 (IVR)
  • 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


  • Engine and alternator pre-paint, Caterpillar yellow

C13 (60 Hz) Optional Equipment

European Certificates

  • Global Certification for CIS
  • EU Certificate of Conformance (CE)

Air Inlet System

  • Single element air cleaner
  • Dual element air cleaner

Circuit breakers

  • Padlockable 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 breakers - 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
  • GCCP 1.4
  • Volt free contacts
  • Local alarm modules: Local annunciator
  • Remote annunciator module

Cooling System

  • Radiator duct flange
  • Stone guards
  • Low coolant temperature alarm


  • 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 excitation (PMG) 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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