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C18 ACERT Tier 3 Recreational

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Overview

The C18 ACERT marine propulsion engine has ratings for recreational applications that meet U.S. EPA Tier 3, IMO II, and EU Stage IIIA Regulations. This marine engine incorporates the latest core engine system innovations to provide maximum benefits in power density, performance, emissions, and fuel efficiency. Not only is it equipped with engine monitoring and protection features, it is also compatible with Cat display and vessel control systems. With this engine comes the unmatched worldwide marine support network including Cat dealers and hundreds of authorized marine dealers. Their combined experience and expertise, products and services, backup and support allow your recreational pleasure craft to remain precisely that — a pleasure.

Ratings

Units:
Power Range 1015-1150 mhp, 1001-1136 bhp, 747-847 bkW 1015-1150 mhp, 1001-1136 bhp, 747-847 bkW Less

Engine

Speed Range 2300 rpm 2300 rpm Less
Emissions EPA Tier 3, IMO II, EU IW EPA Tier 3, IMO II, EU IW Less
Aspiration TA,TTA TA,TTA Less
Bore 5.7 in 145.0 mm Less
Stroke 7.2 in 183.0 mm Less
Displacement 1106.0 in3 18.1 L Less
Rotation (from flywheel end) Counterclockwise Counterclockwise Less
Configuration In-line 6, 4-Stroke-Cycle Diesel In-line 6, 4-Stroke-Cycle Diesel Less

Dimensions & Weights

Minimum Length 73.0 in 1854.0 mm Less
Maximum Length 76.0 in 1931.0 mm Less
Minimum Width 44.6 in 1134.0 mm Less
Maximum Width 47.4 in 1204.0 mm Less
Minimum Height 47.2 in 1198.0 mm Less
Maximum Height 51.2 in 1300.0 mm Less
Minimum Dry Weight 4000.0 lb 44.6 kg Less
Maximum Dry Weight 4299.0 lb 47.4 kg Less

Separate circuit aftercooling system

The primary advantage of the separate circuit aftercooling system (SCAC) is that no sea water circulates through the aftercooler

Emissions

EPA Tier 3 compliant, IMO II and EU IWW compliant

Cooling system

Heat exchanger and Keel cooled options for all ratings

Turbo Configurations

Single turbo configurations for all ratings

Competitive size and weight

Marine Certifications

All major MCS type approvals available from factory

C18 ACERT Tier 3 Recreational Standard Equipment

AIR INLET SYSTEM
  • Aftercooler - sea water, corrosion resistant
  • Air cleaner/fumes disposal (closed system)
  • Turbocharger, jacket water cooled
  • Front-down and rear-down aftercooler condensate drains

CONTROL SYSTEM
  • Electronic diagnostics and fault logging
  • Cold mode start strategy
  • Engine and transmission monitoring (speed, temperature, pressure)
  • Electronic fuel/air ratio control
  • 70-pin customer connector
  • Engine Protection Mode for High Ambient Conditions
  • Three types of throttle inputs (primary/ secondary PWM, 0-5V, 4-20mA +/-)

COOLING SYSTEM
  • Sea water pump, rubber impeller, self-priming, gear driven
  • Sea water aftercooled
  • Jacket water pump, gear driven
  • JW Heat Exchanger - Titanium plate with integral fuel cooler expansion tank, and thermostat housing (fully open temp 92C)
  • Coolant recovery system

EXHAUST SYSTEM
  • Water-cooled exhaust manifold & turbocharger
  • 114.3 mm (4.5 in) ID round flanged exhaust outlet

FLYWHEELS & FLYWHEEL HOUSINGS
  • Flywheel Housing, SAE No. 1
  • Flywheel, 18 inch, 113 teeth
  • SAE standard rotation

FUEL SYSTEM
  • Fuel filter, RH service on Port, LH service on Starboard
  • Fuel transfer pump
  • Fuel priming pump
  • Hybrid fuel line design

LUBE SYSTEM
  • Crankcase breather
  • Oil cooler
  • Oil filter, spin-on, low profile, RH service on Port, LH service on
  • Oil pan, center sump
  • Dipstick, RH service on Port, LH service on Starboard
  • Oil pump, gear driven

POWER TAKE-OFFS
  • Hydraulic pump drive, SAE A, 11-tooth spline, 46 ft-lbs max torque, counterclockwise as viewed from the front of the engine with 1.41 x engine speed
  • Crankshaft pulley, 292 mm (11.5 in) two groove, 15.88 mm (0.63 in) width

PROTECTION SYSTEM
  • A4 ECM Electronic Engine Monitoring System provides customer programmable engine de-rate strategies to protect against adverse operating conditions

GENERAL
  • Front damper guard
  • Lifting eyes
  • RH or LH service options
  • Upper rear-facing customer wiring connector and Service Tool connection

C18 ACERT Tier 3 Recreational Optional Equipment

CHARGING SYSTEM
  • Battery Chargers
  • Charging Alternators

FUEL SYSTEM
  • Primary Fuel Filter / Water Separator
  • Primary Fuel Filter

LUBE SYSTEM
  • Transmission Oil Cooler

POWER TAKE-OFFS
  • Crankshaft Pulleys

STARTING SYSTEM
  • Electric Starting Motor - Single 24 Volt
  • Battery Sets - 24 Volt - Dry

CONTROL SYSTEM
  • MECP I

INSTRUMENTATION
  • OEM Wiring Harness
  • Engine to Engine Harness
  • Instrument Panels
  • Transmission Sensors

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