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Overview

The C18 diesel generator sets have been developed for your mission critical, standby and prime applications. Producing reliable power from 550 to 715 kVA at 50 Hz, meeting ISO 8528-5 transient response requirements and built to accept 100 percent rated load in one step. Our C18 generator sets range from Low Fuel Consumption, Low Emissions and China Nonroad III Emission Standards Emissions / Fuel Strategy.

Generator Set Specifications

  • Minimum Rating 550 kVA 550 kVA
  • Maximum Rating 715 kVA 715 kVA
  • Emissions/Fuel Strategy Low Fuel, China Nonroad III Emis Stds Low Fuel, China Nonroad III Emis Stds
  • Voltage 380 to 415 Volts 380 to 415 Volts
  • Frequency 50 Hz 50 Hz
  • Speed 1500 rpm 1500 rpm
  • Duty Cycle Standby, Prime Standby, Prime

Engine Specifications

  • Engine Model C18 ATAAC, I-6, 4-Stroke Water-Cooled Diesel C18 ATAAC, I-6, 4-Stroke Water-Cooled Diesel
  • Bore 5.71 in 145.0 mm
  • Stroke 7.2 in 183.0 mm
  • Displacement 1106.36 in³ 18.13 l
  • Compression Ratio 14.5:1 14.5:1
  • Aspiration Air to Air Aftercooled Air to Air Aftercooled
  • Fuel System Electronic unit injection Electronic unit injection
  • Governor Type Ademâ„¢A4 Ademâ„¢A4

Generator Set Dimensions

  • Length - Maximum 162.4 in 4135.0 mm
  • Width - Maximum 78.3 in 1989.0 mm
  • Height - Maximum 75.0 in 1906.0 mm

Cat Generator Set Package

  • Cat generator set packages have been fully prototype tested
  • Accepts 100% block load in one step and meets NFPA 110 loading requirements
  • Conform to ISO 8528-5 steady state and transient response requirements

Cat Diesel Engine

  • Reliable, rugged, durable design
  • Field-proven in thousands of applications worldwide
  • Four-stroke-cycle diesel engine combines consistent performance and excellent fuel economy with minimum weight

SR5 Alternator

  • Superior motor starting capability minimizes need for oversizing alternator
  • Designed to match performance and output characteristics of Cat diesel engines
  • Robust Class H insulation

EMCP Control Panel

  • User-friendly interface and navigation
  • Scalable system to meet a wide range of installation requirement
  • Expansion modules and site-specific programming for specific customer requirements

Cooling System

  • Designed to operate in standard ambient temperatures up to 55°C (131°F)
  • Contact your Cat Dealer for specific ambient and altitude capabilities

Certifications

Cat dealers provide extensive post-sale support including maintenance and repair agreements. Cat dealers have over 1,800 dealer branch stores operating in 200 countries. The Caterpillar S•O•S℠ program cost effectively detects internal engine component condition, even the presence of unwanted fluids and combustion by-products

One Safe Source

  • Components used in the generator set are selected based on seamless design integration to provide the optimum performance
  • The generator set is fully assembled at a Caterpillar facility following our quality guidelines
  • Each generator set package is tested before leaving the Caterpillar facility
  • Cat product support, including dealer service, parts and warranty covers the entire Cat power system

World Wide Product Support

  • Cat dealers have over 1,800 dealer branch stores operating in 200 countries
  • Your local Cat dealer provides extensive post-sale support, including maintenance and repair agreements

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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