C18 Generator Set

Overview
Aspiration
Air to Air Aftercooled
Fuel System
Electronic unit injection
Minimum Rating
455 ekW
  • Exterior View

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Engine Specifications

Aspiration
Air to Air Aftercooled
Fuel System
Electronic unit injection
Engine Model
C18 ATAAC, I-6, 4-Stroke Water-Cooled Diesel
Bore
145 mm (5.71 in)
Displacement
18.13 L (1106.36 in3)
Stroke
183 mm (7.2 in)
Compression Ratio
14.5:1
Governor Type
Adem™A4
Aspiration
Air to Air Aftercooled
Fuel System
Electronic unit injection
Fuel System
Electronic unit injection
Displacement
1,106 l
Bore
6 in
Stroke
7 in

Generator Set Specifications

Minimum Rating
455 ekW
Maximum Rating
600 ekW
Voltage
208 to 600 Volts
Frequency
60 Hz
Speed
1800 rpm
Emissions/Fuel Strategy
U.S. EPA Certified for Stationary Emergency Use Only (Tier 2 Nonroad Equivalent Emission Standards)
Duty Cycle
Standby, Prime

Generator Set Dimensions

Height - Maximum
108 in
Length - Maximum
5,550 in
Width - Maximum
81 in

Cat Generator Set Package

  • Cat generator set packages have been fully prototype tested
  • Accepts 100% block load in one step and meets other NFPA 110 loading requirements
  • Conform to ISO 8528-5 steady state and transient response requirements
  • Cat generator set packages have been fully prototype tested
  • Accepts 100% block load in one step and meets other NFPA 110 loading requirements
  • Conform to ISO 8528-5 steady state and transient response requirements
  • 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
  • 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

  • Superior motor starting capability minimizes need for oversizing alternator
  • Designed to match performance and output characteristics of Cat diesel engines
  • Robust Class H insulation
  • Superior motor starting capability minimizes need for oversizing alternator
  • Designed to match performance and output characteristics of Cat diesel engines
  • Robust Class H insulation
  • EMCP Control Panel

  • User-friendly interface and navigation
  • Scalable system to meet a wide range of installation requirement
  • Expansion modules and site-specific programming for specific customer requirements
  • User-friendly interface and navigation
  • Scalable system to meet a wide range of installation requirement
  • Expansion modules and site-specific programming for specific customer requirements
  • Cooling System

  • Designed to operate in standard ambient temperatures up to 55°C (131°F)
  • Contact your Cat Dealer for specific ambient and altitude capabilities
  • Designed to operate in standard ambient temperatures up to 55°C (131°F)
  • Contact your Cat Dealer for specific ambient and altitude capabilities
  • Certifications

    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

    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

    One Safe Source

  • Components used in the generator set are selected based on seamless design integration to provide the optimum performance
  • The generator set is fully assembled at a Caterpillar facility following our quality guidelines
  • Each generator set package is tested before leaving the Caterpillar facility
  • Cat product support, including dealer service, parts and warranty covers the entire Cat power system
  • Components used in the generator set are selected based on seamless design integration to provide the optimum performance
  • The generator set is fully assembled at a Caterpillar facility following our quality guidelines
  • Each generator set package is tested before leaving the Caterpillar facility
  • Cat product support, including dealer service, parts and warranty covers the entire Cat power system
  • World Wide Product Support

  • Cat dealers have over 1,800 dealer branch stores operating in 200 countries
  • Your local Cat dealer provides extensive post-sale support, including maintenance and repair agreements
  • Cat dealers have over 1,800 dealer branch stores operating in 200 countries
  • Your local Cat dealer provides extensive post-sale support, including maintenance and repair agreements
    • Air Inlet System
      • Light duty air cleaner
      • Single element air cleaner
      • Aftercooler core
      • Turbocharger
      • Dual element air cleaner
    • Control System
      • EMCP 4.4
      • EMCP 4.2
      • Volt free contact
      • Local alarm horn
      • Oil temperature displays
      • 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
      • Local alarm modules
      • Remote annunciator modules
    • Cooling
      • Radiator and cooling fan with guard
      • Coolant drain line with valve
      • Fan drive, battery charging alternator drive
      • Caterpillar extended life coolant
    • Generator And Attachments
      • Matched to the performance and output characteristics of Cat engines
      • A frame generator - IP21 protection
      • Integrated Voltage Regulator
      • Integrated Voltage Regulator
      • Power center, IP22
      • Segregated low voltage (AC/DC) wiring panel
      • Mandatory Option circuit breaker, IEC, 3 pole, mounted in power centre
      • Ingress protection
      • Permanent magnet excitation
      • Space heaters
      • A frame oversize generator
      • A frame CIP generator
      • LC frame generator
      • LC frame oversize generators
      • LC frame CIP generator
    • Governing System
      • Cat Electronic Governor (ADEM A4)
    • Mounting System
      • Captive linear vibration isolators between base and engine-generator. includes lifting provisions and termination points for coolant and lube oil drain lines
    • Starting/charging
      • 24 Volt battery with rack and cables
    • General
      • Engine and alternator pre-paint, Caterpillar yellow
    • Circuit Breakers
      • 3 Pole (IEC-100% rated) circuit breakers - Package mounted
      • 4 Pole (IEC-100% rated) circuit breakers - Package mounted
      • 3 Pole (IEC-100% rated) circuit breakers - Motorised
      • 4 Pole (IEC-100% rated) circuit breakers - Motorised
      • Circuit breaker (IEC) auxiliary contacts
      • Shunt trip for IEC breaker
      • Pad-lockable circuit breaker device
      • Power terminal strip
    • Cooling System
      • Radiator duct flange
      • Low coolant temperature alarm
    • Enclosures
      • Sound attenuated enclosures
    • Exhaust System
      • Stainless steel exhaust flex gaskets, raincap and SAE exhaust flange for customer use; shipped loose
      • Engine mounted muffler
      • 10, 25 and 35 end in / end out Mufflers
      • 8 and 10 inch GP flanges
      • 8 and 10 inch elbow kits
      • Manifold and Turbocharger guard
    • Fuel System
      • Standard 8 hour open set fuel tank
      • Integral - Duel wall fuel tank base
      • Manual fuel transfer pump
      • Fuel transfer system
    • Lube System
      • Lubricating oil
      • Oil drain valves
      • Manual sump pump
    • Starting And Charging
      • 5 Amp battery charger
      • Battery disconnect switch
      • Jacket water heaters
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