C15 ACERT Tier 2

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Producing oil and gas is a complex task that requires equipped designed specifically for the oilfield. Cat C-Series oilfield diesel generator sets offer a rugged design capable of withstanding harsh conditions in the oilfield. Decades of experience in engine manufacturing combined with the latest electronics deliver the highest performance, safe operation, low emissions, and simplified operator interface. Cat generator sets are backed by the worldwide network of Cat dealers ready to support your operation with technical support, service, parts, and warranty. C15 ACERT oilfield diesel generator set. Ratings: 292 - 455 ekW (365 - 570 kVA) @ 50 and 60 Hz (1500 and 1800 rpm) meet China Stage II, U.S. EPA Tier 2 equivalent, EU Stage II equivalent emission standards.

Engine Specifications

  • Maximum Rating 455 ekW (570 kVA) 455 ekW (570 kVA)
  • Minimum Rating 292 ekW (365 kVA) 292 ekW (365 kVA)
  • Emissions/Fuel Strategy U.S. EPA Tier 2, U.S. EPA Tier 3, EU Stage II, China Phase II U.S. EPA Tier 2, U.S. EPA Tier 3, EU Stage II, China Phase II
  • Aspiration Turbocharged, air-to-air aftercooled Turbocharged, air-to-air aftercooled
  • Manifold Type Dry Dry
  • Bore 5.4 in 137.2 mm
  • Stroke 6.75 in 171.4 mm
  • Displacement 927.0 in³ 15.2 l
  • Engine Control and Protection ADEM A4 ADEM A4
  • Generator Set Control EMCP 3.1 EMCP 3.1
  • Generator SR4B SR4B
  • Fuel System MEUI MEUI
  • Frequency - Speed 50/60 Hz (1500/1800 rpm) 50/60 Hz (1500/1800 rpm)

Capacity for Liquids

  • Fuel Diesel Diesel


  • Length 138.5 in 3518.0 mm
  • Width 60.0 in 1524.0 mm
  • Height 83.1 in 2110.0 mm
  • Weight 10500.0 lb 4760.0 kg

Product Support Offered Through the Global Cat Dealer Network

- More than 2,200 dealer outlets - Cat factory-trained dealer technicians service every aspect of your Cat petroleum product - Worldwide parts availability, service, and warranty - Preventive maintenance agreements available for repairbefore- failure options - SOSSM program matches your oil and coolant samples against Caterpillar set standards to determine: Internal engine component condition Presence of unwanted fluids Presence of combustion by-products Site-specific oil change interval

Over 80 Years of Engine Manufacturing Experience

Ownership of these manufacturing processes enables Caterpillar to produce high quality, dependable products.

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C15 ACERT Tier 2 Standard Equipment

Air Inlet System

  • Heavy-duty air filter

Cooling System

  • Radiator package mounted (50° C)
  • Coolant drain line with valve at edge of base
  • Coolant level sensor
  • Fan and belt guards
  • Coolant level sight gauge
  • Cat Extended Life Coolant

Exhaust System

  • Dry exhaust manifold
  • Flanged faced outlets
  • Stainless steel flex with split-cuff connection

Fuel System

  • Primary fuel filter with integral water separator
  • Secondary fuel filters
  • Fuel priming pump
  • Flex fuel lines


  • SR4B brushless, single-bearing, self-excited
  • Class H insulation
  • Random wound
  • IP23 protection
  • CDVR 3-phase sensing with selectable volts/Hz
  • 3 sensing CTs and one droop CT
  • Coastal protection

Generator Attachments

  • RH extended cable access box


  • EMCP 3 Control Panel

Lube System

  • Deep sump (60 L) — 500-hour service interval
  • High efficiency oil filter
  • Oil drain valves
  • Fumes disposal
  • Gear-type lube oil pump

Mounting System

  • Steel base frame (skidable)
  • Linear vibration isolation — seismic zone 4

Starting/Charging System

  • 24-volt starting motor
  • 45-amp charging alternator
  • Battery rack


  • Paint — Caterpillar yellow except rails and radiators (gloss black)
  • Flywheel and flywheel housing — SAE No. 1
  • Vibration damper with pulley
  • Engine lifting eyes

C15 ACERT Tier 2 Optional Equipment

Air Inlet System

  • Precleaner

Exhaust System

  • Mufflers
  • Manifold and turbocharger guards
  • Elbows


  • Permanent magnet excitation
  • Oversize and premium generators
  • Anti-condensation space heaters available with permanent magnet excitation generators
  • Top and bottom power cable entry

Starting/Charging System

  • Jacket water heater with shutoff valves
  • Battery disconnect switch
  • Battery rack with heavy duty batteries

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