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C15 ACERT™

Emissions

Meets U.S. EPA Tier 4 Final, EU Stage IV emission standards. Designed to meet proposed EU Stage V emission standards (As of publishing date, Stage V regulations have not been finalized). U.S. EPA Tier 4 Interim, EU Stage IIIB configurations are also available using EPA or EU Flex Provisions.

Package

Exceptional power density enables standardization across numerous applications. Available factory-installed configurations: full package, including radiator and Clean Emissions Module (CEM); package with CEM, but no radiator; and package with radiator installed, but CEM shipped loose.

Low Cost Maintenance

Worldwide service delivers ease of maintenance and simplifies the servicing routine. If applicable, minimum 5000-hour diesel particulate filter (DPF) ash service interval enables low-cost maintenance. Capable of optimal oil change intervals of up to 500-hours, depending on rating, application, operating conditions, and maintenance practices. Engine B10 life up to 10000 hours for Tier 4 Final, Stage IV. The S·O·SSM program is available from your Cat dealer to determine oil change intervals and provide optimal performance.

Quality

Every Cat engine is manufactured to stringent quality standards in order to assure customer satisfaction.

Tier 4 Interim, Stage IIIB Aftertreatment Features


Regeneration. Cat Regeneration System maximizes fuel efficiency during regeneration. Flexible regeneration options maximize uptime.


Mounting. Remote installation options provide OEM flexibility for many applications, including horizontal and vertical mounting, with and without muffler.
Service. Minimum 5000 hour DPF ash service interval.

Tier 4 Final, Stage IV Aftertreatment Features


Regeneration. Cat Regeneration System maximizes fuel efficiency during regeneration. Transparent regeneration maximizes uptime. Aftertreatment life is twice as long as engine rebuild


Mounting. Remote installation options provide OEM flexibility for many applications, including horizontal and vertical mounting.
Service. Minimum 5000 hour DPF ash service interval. PETU filter service is 5000 hours. PETU DEF capacity up to 48 liters (51 U.S. quarts)

Select Units

Overview

The Cat® C15 ACERT™ Industrial Power Unit is offered in ratings ranging from 354-433 bkW (475-580 bhp) @ 1800-2100 rpm. Conveniently pre-configured for a wide range of applications, the Cat® Industrial Power Unit is a complete power package containing a radiator, flywheel, alternator and alternator wiring completely pre-assembled for fast, straightforward installation in a number of OEM, customer and packager applications. These fuel efficient units are ready made for irrigation, industrial, mining and other pump applications.

Power Rating

  • Minimum Power 475.0 BHP 354.0 bkW
  • Maximum Power 580.0 BHP 433.0 bkW
  • Rated Speed 1800-2100 rpm 1800-2100 rpm

Emission Standards

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

General

  • Engine Configuration Inline 6, 4-Stroke-Cycle Diesel Inline 6, 4-Stroke-Cycle Diesel
  • Bore 137 mm (5.39 in) 137 mm (5.39 in)
  • Stroke 171 mm (6.73 in) 171 mm (6.73 in)
  • Displacement 15.2 L (927.6 in³) 15.2 L (927.6 in³)
  • Aspiration Turbocharged Aftercooled (TA) Turbocharged Aftercooled (TA)
  • Compression Ratio 17:1 17:1
  • Rotation from Flywheel End Counterclockwise Counterclockwise
  • Cooling System - Capacity 26.9 L (28.4 qt) 26.9 L (28.4 qt)
  • Lube System - Refill 38-72 L (40-76 qt) 38-72 L (40-76 qt)

Power Unit Dimensions - Approximate

  • Height 1912-2006 mm (75.3-79 in) 1912-2006 mm (75.3-79 in)
  • Length 2172-2488 mm (85.5-98 in) 2172-2488 mm (85.5-98 in)
  • Weight - Approximate, Net Dry - Standard Configuration Without Oil, Cooling, Clutch, Compressor, A/C 2113-2650 kg (4658-5842 lb) 2113-2650 kg (4658-5842 lb)
  • Width 1180-1229 mm (46.5-48.4 in) 1180-1229 mm (46.5-48.4 in)

Aftertreatment Dimensions - Approximate

  • Diameter 330.2-355.6 mm (13-14 in) 330.2-355.6 mm (13-14 in)
  • Height 451.3-654 mm (17.8-25.7 in) 451.3-654 mm (17.8-25.7 in)
  • Weight 180-268 kg (397-590.8 lb) 180-268 kg (397-590.8 lb)
  • Width 779.8-1112 mm (30.7-43.8in) 779.8-1112 mm (30.7-43.8in)

PETU Dimensions - Tier 4 Final, Stage IV Only

  • Height 551 mm (21.7 in) 551 mm (21.7 in)
  • Length 854 mm (33.6 in) 854 mm (33.6 in)
  • Volume Capacity 48.4 L (51.1 qt) 48.4 L (51.1 qt)
  • Weight 19.42 kg (42.8 lb) 19.42 kg (42.8 lb)
  • Width 287 mm (11.3 in) 287 mm (11.3 in)

C15 ACERT™ Standard 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

  • Thermostats and housing, vertical outlet
  • Centrifugal water pump
  • Guidance on cooling system design available through your dealer to ensure equipment reliability

Flywheels and Flywheel Housing

  • Choice of SAE No. 0 or 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/ Clean Emissions Control Equipment

  • 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

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