C18 Generator Set

Overview
Aspiration
Air to Air Aftercooled
Fuel System
Electronic unit injection
Minimum Rating
550 kVA
  • 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 in³
Stroke
7 in
Bore
6 in

Generator Set Specifications

Minimum Rating
550 kVA
Maximum Rating
715 kVA
Voltage
380 to 415 Volts
Frequency
50 Hz
Speed
1500 rpm
Emissions/Fuel Strategy
Low Fuel Consumption, EU Stage IIIA Nonroad Emission Standards, China Nonroad III Emission Standards
Duty Cycle
Standby, Prime

Generator Set Dimensions

Height - Maximum
108 in
Length - Maximum
219 in
Length - Minimum
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 System
      • Air Cleaner, light duty
      • Turborcharger
    • Control Panel
      • EMCP 4.2
    • Cooling System
      • Radiator and cooling fan with guard
      • Coolant drain line with valve
      • Fan drive, battery charging alternator drive
      • Caterpillar Extended Life Coolant
    • Exhaust System
      • Stainless steel exhaust flex, gaskets, raincap and SAE exhaust flange for customer use; shipped loose
    • Fuel System
      • Standard open set fuel tank / base supplied Base, formed steel with single wall integral 8-hour fuel tank
    • Generator And Attachments
      • A frame generator - IP21 Protection
      • Optional LC frame generator - IP23 Protection,
      • Integrated Voltage Regulator
      • Power center, IP22
      • Segregated low voltage (AC / DC) wiring panel
      • Mandatory Option Rear circuit breaker, IEC, 3 pole, mounted in power center
    • Governing System
      • Cat Electronic Governor (ADEM A4)
    • Lube System
      • Lubricating oil
      • Oil drain valves
    • 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
    • Certifications
      • European Certifications - EU certificate of conformance
      • Global
    • Air Inlet System
      • Single element air cleaner
      • Dual element air cleaner
    • Circuit Breakers
      • 3 Pole (IEC-100% rated) - package mounted
      • 4 Pole (IEC-100% rated) - package mounted
      • 3 Pole (IEC-100% rated) - motorized
      • 4 Pole (IEC-100% rated) - motorized
      • Pad-lockable device
      • Power terminal strips
    • Control Panel
      • EMCP 4.4
    • Control System
      • Volt free contacts
      • Control panel protective devices
      • Local alarm modules
      • Remote annunciator modules
    • Cooling System
      • Radiator duct flange
    • Enclosures
      • Sound attenuated enclosures
    • Exhaust System
      • Engine mounted muffler
      • Mufflers, End in / End out
      • Flange groups; 8 and 10 inch weld flanges and gaskets
      • Elbow Kit
      • Manifold and turbocharger guard
    • Fuel System
      • Integral -Duel wall fuel tank bases
      • Manual fuel transfer system
      • Fuel transfer system
    • Generator And Attachments
      • Ingress protection
      • Permanent magnet excitation
      • Space heaters
      • A frame oversize generator
      • A frame CIP generator
      • LC frame generator
      • LC frame oversize generator
      • LC frame CIP generator
    • Lube System
      • Manual sump pump
    • Mounting System
      • Narrow skid base
    • Starting / Charging System
      • 5 Amp battery charger
      • Battery disconnect switch
      • Jacket water heater
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