Electric Power C18 (50 Hz) 550 - 715 kVA Diesel Generator Set

Product Specifications for C18 (50 Hz)

Generator Set Specifications

Engine Specifications

Generator Set Dimensions

C18 (50 Hz) Standard Equipment

Air Inlet System

  • Turbocharger
  • Light duty air cleaner
  • Aftercooler core

Air Inlet

  • Air Cleaner

Control System

  • EMCP 4.2

Exhaust

  • Exhaust flange outlet

Cooling

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

Exhaust System

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

Fuel

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

Fuel System

  • Standard 8 hour open set fuel tank

Generator

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

Generator and Attachments

  • Segregated low voltage (AC/DC) wiring panel
  • Integrated Voltage Regulator
  • A frame generator - IP21 protection
  • Integrated Voltage Regulator
  • Mandatory Option circuit breaker, IEC, 3 pole, mounted in power centre
  • Power center, IP22
  • Matched to the performance and output characteristics of Cat engines

Power Termination

  • Bus Bar

Governing System

  • Cat Electronic Governor (ADEM A4)

Control Panel

  • EMCP 4 Genset Controller

Lube System

  • Lubricating oil
  • Oil drain valves

Mounting

  • Rubber vibration isolators

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

  • 24 Volt battery with rack and cables

General

  • Engine and alternator pre-paint, Caterpillar yellow

C18 (50 Hz) Optional Equipment

Exhaust

  • Industrial, Residential, Critical Mufflers

Air Inlet System

  • Dual element air cleaner
  • Single element air cleaner

Circuit Breakers

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

Generator

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

Power Termination

  • Circuit breakers, IEC compliant
  • Circuit breakers, UL listed

Control Panels

  • Local & remote annunciator modules
  • Load share module
  • Remote monitoring software
  • EMCP (4.2) (4.3) (4.4)
  • Digital I/O module

Control System

  • Oil temperature displays
  • EMCP 4.4
  • Volt free contact
  • Protective devices: Earth fault relay - earth leageage ground fault relay - Overload shutdown via breaker - Low fuel level alarm - Low fuel level shutdown - high fuel level alarm - Fuel level sensor
  • Local alarm modules
  • Remote annunciator modules
  • Local alarm horn

Cooling System

  • Low coolant temperature alarm
  • Radiator duct flange

Starting/Charging

  • Oversize batteries
  • Jacket water heater
  • Battery chargers
  • Heavy-duty starting system
  • Charging alternator

Enclosures

  • Sound attenuated enclosures

Exhaust System

  • Manifold and Turbocharger guard
  • Engine mounted muffler
  • 8 and 10 inch elbow kits
  • 8 and 10 inch GP flanges
  • 10, 25 and 35 end in / end out Mufflers

Fuel System

  • Integral - Duel wall fuel tank base
  • Manual fuel transfer pump
  • Fuel transfer system

Generator and Attachments

  • LC frame generator
  • Permanent magnet excitation
  • LC frame oversize generators
  • Space heaters
  • A frame oversize generator
  • A frame CIP generator
  • Ingress protection
  • LC frame CIP generator

General

  • Single or dual wall integral fuel tanks
  • UL 2200 package
  • Enclosures: sound attenuated, weather protective
  • EU Certificate of Conformance (CE)
  • Integral & sub-base UL listed dual wall fuel tanks
  • Narrow, Wide or Skid Base
  • The following options are based on regional and product configuration:
  • Seismic Certification per applicable building codes: IBC 2000, IBC 2003, IBC 2006, IBC 2009, CBC 2007
  • EEC Declaration of Conformity
  • CSA Certification
  • Sound attenuated, weather protective or high ambient weather protective enclosure
  • Automatic transfer switches (ATS)
  • Single or dual wall sub-base fuel tanks

Lube System

  • Manual sump pump

Starting and Charging

  • Jacket water heaters
  • 5 Amp battery charger
  • Battery disconnect switch

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