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C18 (50 Hz)

Design Criteria

The generator set meets NFPA 110 loading requirement and meets ISO 8528-5 transient response.

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

  • Matched to the performance and output characteristics of Cat engines
  • Industry leading mechanical and electrical design
  • Industry leading motor starting capabilities
  • High Efficiency

EMCP Control Panel

The EMCP controller features the reliability and durability you have come to expect from your Cat equipment. EMCP4 is a scalable control platform designed to ensure reliable generator set operation, providing extensive information about power output and engine operation. EMCP4 systems can be further customized to meet your needs through programming and expansion modules.

Single-Source Supplier

Fully prototype tested with certified torsional vibration analysis available

World Wide Product Support

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

Seismic Certification

  • Seismic Certification available.
  • Anchoring details are site specific, and are dependent on many factors such as generator set size, weight, and concrete strength.
  • IBC Certification requires that the anchoring system used is reviewed and approved by a Professional Engineer
  • Seismic Certification per Applicable Building Codes: IBC 2000, IBC 2003, IBC 2006, IBC 2009, CBC 2007, CBC 2010
  • Pre-approved by OSHPD and carries an OSP-0321-10 for use in healthcare projects in California

C18 (50 Hz) Standard Equipment

Air Inlet System

  • Single element air cleaner
  • Turbocharger
  • Aftercooler core
  • Light duty air cleaner

Control System

  • EMCP 4.2B

Cooling

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

Exhaust System

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

Fuel System

  • Standard 8 hour open set integral fuel tank

Generator and Attachments

  • LC frame generator - IP23 protection
  • Matched to the performance and output characteristics of Cat engines
  • Segregated low voltage (AC/DC) wiring panel
  • Mandatory Option circuit breaker, IEC, 3 pole, mounted in power centre
  • Integrated Voltage Regulator
  • Power center, IP22
  • Integrated Voltage Regulator

Governing System

  • Cat Electronic Governor (ADEM A4)

Lube System

  • Lubricating oil
  • Oil drain lines with valves

Starting/Charging

  • 24 Volt battery with rack and cables

General

  • Engine and alternator pre-paint, Caterpillar yellow

Mounting System

  • Captive linear vibration isolators between base and engine-generator.

C18 (50 Hz) Optional Equipment

Air Inlet System

  • Dual element air cleaner

Circuit Breakers

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

Control System

  • Local alarm horn
  • 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
  • EMCP 4.4
  • Remote annunciator modules
  • Oil temperature displays
  • Local alarm modules

Cooling System

  • Radiator transition flange
  • Low coolant temperature alarm

Enclosures

  • Sound attenuated enclosures (to be available soon)

Exhaust System

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

Fuel System

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

Generator and Attachments

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

Lube System

  • Manual sump pump

Starting and Charging

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

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Overview

The C18 diesel generator sets have been developed for your standby and prime applications. Producing reliable power from 706 to 850 kVA at 50 Hz, meeting ISO 8528-5 transient response requirements. The engines are configured for Low Fuel Consumption.

Generator Set Specifications

  • Minimum Rating 706 kVA 706 kVA
  • Maximum Rating 850 kVA 850 kVA
  • Emissions/Fuel Strategy Low Fuel Low Fuel
  • Voltage 380 to 415 Volts 380 to 415 Volts
  • Frequency 50 Hz 50 Hz
  • Speed 1500 1500
  • 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
  • Stroke 7.2 in 183.0 mm
  • Displacement 1106.4 in³ 18.1 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 Adem™A4 Adem™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
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