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C13 ACERT™

Reliable, Quiet and Durable Power

World-class manufacturing capability and processes coupled with proven core engine designs assure reliability, quiet operation, and many hours of productive life.

Broad Application Range

Industry leading range of factory configurable ratings and options for agricultural, material handling, construction, mining, aircraft ground support, and other industrial applications.

Package Size

Exceptional power density enables standardization across numerous applications. Multiple installation options minimize total package size. Ideal for equipment with narrow engine compartments.

Quality

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

World-class Product Support Offered Through Global Cat Dealer Network

  • Scheduled maintenance, including SOSSM sample
  • Customer Support Agreements (CSA)
  • Caterpillar Extended Service Coverage (ESC)
  • Superior dealer service network
  • Extended dealer service network through the Cat Industrial Service Distributor (ISD) program

World-class Product Support Offered Through Global Cat Dealer Network

  • Scheduled maintenance, including SOSSM sample
  • Customer Support Agreements (CSA)
  • Caterpillar Extended Service Coverage (ESC)
  • Superior dealer service network
  • Extended dealer service network through the Cat Industrial Service Distributor (ISD) program

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Overview

Providing reliable power for applications requiring 287-388 bkW (385-520 bhp), Cat® C13 ACERT™ Industrial Diesel Engines are proven performers, providing greater options for customers who require powerful flexibility for their equipment. More importantly, they're backed by the world-class Cat dealer network ready to service and support every Cat industrial engine. Industries and applications powered by C13 ACERT engines include Agriculture, Ag Tractors, Aircraft Ground Support, Bore/Drill Rigs, Chippers/Grinders, Combines/Harvesters, Compactors/Rollers, Compressors, Construction, Cranes, Crushers, Dredgers, Forestry, General Industrial, Hydraulic Power Units, Irrigation Equipment, Loaders/Forwarders, Material Handling, Mining, Mobile Earthmoving Equipment, Paving Equipment, Pumps, Shovels/Draglines, Specialty Ag Equipment, Surface Hauling Equipment, Trenchers and Underground Mining Equipment. C13 ACERT engines, with ratings: 287-388 bkW (385-520 bhp) @ 1800-2100 rpm, meet China Stage II, U.S. EPA Tier 3 equivalent or U.S. EPA Tier 2 equivalent, EU Stage IIIA equivalent or EU Stage II equivalent emission standards. U.S. EPA Tier 3 equivalent and EU Stage IIIA equivalent ratings are available using U.S. EPA and EU Flexibility. They are also available for other regulated and non-regulated areas.

Power Rating

  • Minimum Power 385.0 BHP 287.0 bkW
  • Maximum Power 520.0 BHP 388.0 bkW
  • Rated Speed 1800-2100 rpm 1800-2100 rpm

Emission Standards

  • Emissions China Nonroad III, U.S. EPA Tier 3 Equivalent or U.S. EPA Tier 2 Equivalent, EU Stage IIIA Equivalent or EU Stage II Equivalent China Nonroad III, U.S. EPA Tier 3 Equivalent or U.S. EPA Tier 2 Equivalent, EU Stage IIIA Equivalent or EU Stage II Equivalent

General

  • Engine Configuration Inline 6, 4-Stroke-Cycle Diesel Inline 6, 4-Stroke-Cycle Diesel
  • Bore 130 mm (5.12 in) 130 mm (5.12 in)
  • Stroke 157 mm (6.18 in) 157 mm (6.18 in)
  • Aspiration Turbocharged Aftercooled (TA) Turbocharged Aftercooled (TA)
  • Displacement 12.5 L (762.8 in³) 12.5 L (762.8 in³)
  • Compression Ratio 17.3:1 17.3:1
  • Combustion System Direct Injection Direct Injection
  • Rotation from Flywheel End Counterclockwise Counterclockwise

Engine Dimensions - Approximate

  • Height 1053.8 mm (41.49 in) 1053.8 mm (41.49 in)
  • Length 1295 mm (50.98 in) 1295 mm (50.98 in)
  • Weight - Net Dry - Basic Operating Engine Without Optional Attachments 908.4 kg (2002.7 lb) 908.4 kg (2002.7 lb)
  • Width 1186 mm (346.69 in) 1186 mm (346.69 in)

C13 ACERT™ Standard Equipment

Air Inlet System

  • Turbocharged
  • Air-to-Air Aftercooled

Control System

  • Electronic governing, PTO speed control
  • Programmable ratings
  • Automatic altitude compensation
  • Power compensation for fuel temperature
  • Programmable low and high idle and total engine limit
  • Electronic diagnostics and fault logging
  • Engine monitoring system SAE J1939 broadcast and control
  • ADEM™ A4 Electronic Control Unit (ECU)

Cooling System

  • Thermostats and housing, vertical outlet
  • Jacket water pump, centrifugal
  • Water pump, inlet

Exhaust System

  • Exhaust manifold, dry
  • Optional exhaust outlet

Flywheels and Flywheel Housing

  • SAE No. 1 flywheel housing

Fuel System

  • MEUI injection
  • Fuel filter, secondary (2 micron)
  • Fuel filter, tertiary (2 micron)
  • ACERT™ Technology
  • Fuel transfer pump
  • Fuel priming pump

Lube System

  • Crankcase breather
  • Oil cooler
  • Oil filler
  • Lube oil filter
  • Front sump oil pan
  • Oil dipstick
  • Gear driven oil pump

General

  • Vibration damper
  • Lifting eyes
  • Cold start capability to -20° C (-4° F)
  • Paint: Caterpillar yellow, with optional colors available at request

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