C18 Generator Set

Overview
Aspiration
Air to Air Aftercooled
Fuel System
Electronic unit injection
Minimum Rating
550 kVA
  • Exterior View

Caterpillar is leading the power generation marketplace with Power Solutions engineered to deliver unmatched flexibility, expandability, reliability, and cost-effectiveness.

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, EU Stage IIIA
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 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 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
  • Air Inlet
    • Air Cleaner
  • Control Panel
    • EMCP 4.2
    • EMCP 4 Genset Controller
  • Cooling
    • Package mounted radiator
  • Cooling System
    • Coolant drain line with valve
    • Fan drive, battery charging alternator drive
    • Radiator and cooling fan with guard
    • Caterpillar Extended Life Coolant
  • Exhaust
    • Exhaust flange outlet
  • 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
  • Fuel
    • Fuel priming pump
    • Secondary fuel filter
    • Primary fuel filter with integral water separator
  • Generator
    • Matched to the performance and output characteristics of Cat engines
    • IP23 Protection
    • Load adjustment module provides engine relief upon load impact and improves load acceptance and recovery time
  • Generator And Attachments
    • Segregated low voltage (AC / DC) wiring panel
    • Power center, IP22
    • Optional LC frame generator - IP23 Protection,
    • Mandatory Option Rear circuit breaker, IEC, 3 pole, mounted in power center
    • Integrated Voltage Regulator
    • A frame generator - IP21 Protection
  • Governing System
    • Cat Electronic Governor (ADEM A4)
  • Power Termination
    • Bus Bar
  • Lube System
    • Oil drain valves
    • Lubricating oil
  • 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
  • Starting/charging
    • 24 volt starting motor
    • Batteries
  • Mounting
    • Rubber vibration isolators
  • General
    • Engine and alternator pre-paint, Caterpillar Yellow
    • Paint - Caterpillar Yellow except rails and radiators gloss black
  • Certifications
    • Global
    • European Certifications - EU certificate of conformance
  • Exhaust
    • Industrial, Residential, Critical Mufflers
  • Air Inlet System
    • Dual element air cleaner
    • Single element air cleaner
  • Generator
    • Oversize and premium generators
    • Excitation: [ ] Permanent Magnet Excited (PM) [ ] Internally Excited (IE)
    • Anti-condensation heater
  • Power Termination
    • Circuit breakers, IEC compliant
    • Circuit breakers, UL listed
  • Circuit Breakers
    • 4 Pole (IEC-100% rated) - package mounted
    • 3 Pole (IEC-100% rated) - package mounted
    • Pad-lockable device
    • 4 Pole (IEC-100% rated) - motorized
    • Power terminal strips
    • 3 Pole (IEC-100% rated) - motorized
  • Control Panel
    • EMCP 4.4
  • Control Panels
    • Local & remote annunciator modules
    • Digital I/O module
    • Load share module
    • EMCP (4.2) (4.3) (4.4)
    • Remote monitoring software
  • Control System
    • Local alarm modules
    • Control panel protective devices
    • Remote annunciator modules
    • Volt free contacts
  • Cooling System
    • Radiator duct flange
  • Enclosures
    • Sound attenuated enclosures
  • Starting/charging
    • Heavy-duty starting system
    • Battery chargers
    • Charging alternator
    • Oversize batteries
    • Jacket water heater
  • Exhaust System
    • Elbow Kit
    • Mufflers, End in / End out
    • Manifold and turbocharger guard
    • Engine mounted muffler
    • Flange groups; 8 and 10 inch weld flanges and gaskets
  • Fuel System
    • Integral -Duel wall fuel tank bases
    • Manual fuel transfer system
    • Fuel transfer system
  • General
    • Integral & sub-base UL listed dual wall fuel tanks
    • UL 2200 package
    • Narrow, Wide or Skid Base
    • Enclosures: sound attenuated, weather protective
    • Sound attenuated, weather protective or high ambient weather protective enclosure
    • EEC Declaration of Conformity
    • Seismic Certification per applicable building codes: IBC 2000, IBC 2003, IBC 2006, IBC 2009, CBC 2007
    • The following options are based on regional and product configuration:
    • Single or dual wall sub-base fuel tanks
    • Automatic transfer switches (ATS)
    • CSA Certification
    • EU Certificate of Conformance (CE)
    • Single or dual wall integral fuel tanks
  • Generator And Attachments
    • A frame CIP generator
    • LC frame generator
    • Permanent magnet excitation
    • LC frame oversize generator
    • Space heaters
    • Ingress protection
    • LC frame CIP generator
    • A frame oversize generator
  • Lube System
    • Manual sump pump
  • Mounting System
    • Narrow skid base
  • Starting / Charging System
    • 5 Amp battery charger
    • Jacket water heater
    • Battery disconnect switch
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