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C15 ACERT™

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Designed to meet China Nonroad III emission standards. Meets U.S. EPA Tier 3 equivalent, EU Stage IIIA equivalent emission standards. Available using EPA (U.S.) Flexibility and EU Flexibility, and for other regulated and non-regulated areas.

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Overview

On construction sites and mining operations, in agriculture and forestry, and in a wide range of industries, Cat® C15 ACERT™ Industrial Diesel Engines deliver the power, performance and durability to take on the biggest challenges. 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 C15 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, Surface Hauling Equipment and Trenchers. C15 ACERT engines, with ratings: 328-444 bkW (440-595 bhp) @ 1800-2100 rpm, meet China Stage II, U.S. EPA Tier 3 equivalent, EU Stage IIIA equivalent emission standards. They are available using U.S. EPA and EU Flexibility, and for other regulated and non-regulated areas.

Power Rating

  • Minimum Power 440.0 BHP 328.0 bkW
  • Maximum Power 595.0 BHP 444.0 bkW
  • Rated Speed 1800-2100 rpm 1800-2100 rpm

Emission Standards

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

General

  • Engine Configuration Inline 6, 4-Stroke-Cycle Diesel Inline 6, 4-Stroke-Cycle Diesel
  • Bore 137.2 mm (5.4 in) 137.2 mm (5.4 in)
  • Stroke 171.4 mm (6.75 in) 171.4 mm (6.75 in)
  • Aspiration Turbocharged Aftercooled (TA) Turbocharged Aftercooled (TA)
  • Displacement 15.2 L (927.56 in³) 15.2 L (927.56 in³)
  • Compression Ratio 18.0:1 18.0:1
  • Combustion System Direct Injection Direct Injection
  • Rotation from Flywheel End Counterclockwise Counterclockwise

Engine Dimensions - Approximate

  • Height 1226 mm (48.3 in) 1226 mm (48.3 in)
  • Height - Approximate 48.3 in 1226.0 mm
  • Length 1377 mm (54.2 in) 1377 mm (54.2 in)
  • Length - Approximate 54.2 in 1377.0 mm
  • Weight - Net Dry - Basic Operating Engine Without Optional Attachments 1469 kg (3239 lb) 1469 kg (3239 lb)
  • Width 926 mm (36.5 in) 926 mm (36.5 in)
  • Width - Approximate 36.2 in 918.6 mm

C15 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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