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Cat C18 ACERT engines are the ideal solution for your demanding operations in the oilfield. Decades of field operation and intense research and development allow Cat C18 ACERT engines to deliver excellent performance with low operating costs and emissions.This is an ideal engine for land mechanical drilling applications such as mud pump drives.Cat engines are backed by the worldwide network of Cat dealers ready to support your operation with technical support, service, parts, and warranty.Cat C18 ACERT™ Industrial Diesel Engine. Ratings: 429-522 bkW (575-700 bhp) @ 1800-2100 rpm meet China Stage II, U.S. EPA Tier 3 equivalent, EU Stage IIIA equivalent emission standards. Ratings: 570-597 bkW (765-800 bhp) @ 1800-2100 rpm meet U.S. EPA Tier 2 equivalent emission standards.

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Engine Specifications
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Minimum Rating 575.0 BHP 429.0 bkW
Maximum Rating 800.0 BHP 597.0 bkW
Emissions EPA and CARB Non-Road Mobile Tier 3, EU Stage IIIA EPA and CARB Non-Road Mobile Tier 3, EU Stage IIIA
Rated Speed 2100.0 r/min 2100.0 r/min
Bore 5.71 in 145.0 mm
Stroke 7.2 in 183.0 mm
Displacement 1100.0 in³ 18.0 l
Aspiration Turbocharged-Aftercooled Turbocharged-Aftercooled
Governor and Protection ADEM A3 ADEM A3
Engine Weight - Net Dry 2807.0 lb 1273.0 kg
Rotation from Flywheel End Counterclockwise Counterclockwise
Oil Change Interval 250 250
Flywheel and Flywheel Housing SAE No. 0 or SAE No. 1 SAE No. 0 or SAE No. 1
Flywheel Teeth 136 (SAE 0), 113 (SAE 1) 136 (SAE 0), 113 (SAE 1)

Engine Design

- Proven reliability and durability- Robust diesel strength design prolongs life and lowersowning and operating costs- Broad operating speed range- High power density — lightweight engine for weightsensitive applications- PTO drive options provide flexible access to auxiliarypower for pumps and other needs

Advanced Digital Engine Management

ADEM A3 control system providing integrated ignition,speed governing, protection, and controls, includingdetonation-sensitive variable ignition timing. ADEM A3has improved: user interface, display system, shutdowncontrols, and system diagnostics.

Optional Attachments

- Engine-Mounted Transmission Oil Cooler — integration with engine cooling system allows ease ofinstallation and a tighter overall engine package- Engine Brakes — braking capabilities for mobileapplications

Custom Packaging

For any petroleum application, trust Caterpillar to meetyour exact needs with a factory custom package. Cat®engines, generators, enclosures, controls, radiators,transmissions — anything your project requires — can becustom designed and matched to create a one-of-a kindsolution. Custom packages are globally supported andare covered by a one-year warranty after startup.

Transmissions

Caterpillar has a full line of engine-transmission packagesthat can be fully integrated with your axle, hydraulics, andoperator interface. Cat transmissions deliver continuousoperation under full load, smooth shifting at any speed,and maximum up time, with unmatched durability andeasy maintenance.

Full Range of Attachments

Large variety of factory-installed engine attachmentsreduces packaging time

Testing

Every engine is full-load tested to ensure proper engineperformance.

Product Support Offered Through Global Cat Dealer

- More than 2,200 dealer outlets- Cat factory-trained dealer technicians service everyaspect of your petroleum engine- Cat parts and labor warranty- Preventive maintenance agreements available for repairbefore-failure options- S•O•SSM program matches your oil and coolant samplesagainst Caterpillar set standards

Over 80 Years of Engine Manufacturing Experience

Ownership of these manufacturing processes enablesCaterpillar to produce high quality, dependable products.- Cast engine blocks, heads, cylinder liners, and flywheelhousings- Machine critical components- Assemble complete engine

Web Site

For all your petroleum power requirements, visit www.catoilandgasinfo.com

C18 ACERT™ Standard Equipment

Air Inlet System
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  • Single turbocharger, mid-mounted, inlet 152.4 mm (6 in), hoseconnection
  • Dual turbocharger, front and rear inlet 127.0 mm (5 in.), hoseconnection

C18 ACERT™ Optional Equipment

Air Compressor
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  • Air compressor governor
  • Expansion chambers