C27 Generator Set

Overview
Bore
5 in
Displacement
1,649 in³
Stroke
6 in
  • Exterior View

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

Engine Specifications

Bore
5 in
Displacement
1,649 in³
Stroke
6 in
Aspiration
TA
Fuel System
MEUI
Engine Model
C27 ATAAC, V-12, 4-Stroke, Water-Cooled Diesel
Compression Ratio
16.5:1
Governor Type
Adem™A4
Fuel System
6 in
Aspiration
TA
Fuel System
MEUI
Bore
5 in
Displacement
1,649 in³
Stroke
6 in

Generator Set Specifications

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

Generator Set Dimensions

Height - Maximum
85 in
Length - Maximum
184 in
Width - Maximum
68 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

  • UL2200
  • IBC seismic certification
  • OSHPD pre-approval
  • EU Certification of Conformance (CE)
  • EEC Declaration of Conformity
  • UL2200
  • IBC seismic certification
  • OSHPD pre-approval
  • EU Certification of Conformance (CE)
  • EEC Declaration of Conformity
  • 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
      • Air Cleaner; single element canister type with service indicator
    • Control Panel
      • EMCP 4.2B
      • Features:
      • Digital Indicators
      • Warning/shutdown Indicators
      • Programmable Protective Relaying Functions
      • Communications
    • Cooling System
      • ATAAC
      • Radiator sized to 50 degrees C
      • Coolant drain line with valve terminated on edge of base
      • Fan and belt guards drive
      • Coolant level sensor
      • Caterpillar Extended Life Coolant
    • Exhaust System
      • Exhaust Manifold - dry
      • 203mm (8in) ID round flanged outlet
    • Fuel System
      • Primary fuel filter with integral water separator
      • Secondary fuel filter
      • Fuel cooler
      • Flexible fuel lines - installed
      • Electric fuel priming pump
    • Generators And Attachments
      • SR5 Permanent Magnet (PM)
      • For EPA Stationary Emergency (EPA Tier 2 Emissions) configurations:
      • For Low BSFC configurations:
      • Integrated Voltage Regulator (IVR) includes
      • Bus bar connections:
    • Lube System
      • Lubricating oil
      • Standard volume oil pan - 68 Ltr
      • Gear type lube oil pump
      • Integral lube oil cooler
      • Oil filter, filler and dipstick
      • Oil drain lines and valve
      • Fumes disposal - open crankcase ventilation routed to front of package
    • Mounting System
      • Rails - engine/generator/radiator mounting
      • Rubber anti-vibration mounts - shipped loose
    • Starting And Charging System
      • 24-volt electric starting motor
      • Charging Alternator 45A
      • Battery, rack and cables - shipped-loose
      • Battery disconnect switch
    • General
      • Paint: Caterpillar Yellow with high gloss black rails & radiator
      • Right hand service
      • Flywheel and flywheel housing-SAE No. 0 and SAE No. 18
      • SAE Standard Rotation
    • Air Inlet System
      • Standard air cleaners
      • Dual element air cleaners
      • Heavy duty air cleaners
    • Starting / Charging System
      • 10 Amp battery chargers
      • 20 Amp enclosure battery chargers
      • 24 Volt battery sets - Dry
      • 24 Volt electric start motors - Heavy duty
      • Jacket water heaters
      • Air starting motor with control and silencer
      • Space heater
    • Circuit Breakers
      • 400, 800, 1200, 1600, 2000, 2500, 3000 Amp, 3 pole, UL-100% rated circuit breakers
      • 2000 Amp, 3 pole, IEC rated circuit breakers
      • 800 Amp, 4 pole, IEC rated circuit breakers
    • Control Panels
      • EMCP 4.3, EMCP4.4
      • Remote mounting harness
      • Remote mounted circuit breaker terminals
      • Remote mounted panel harness mounting kit
      • Auxiliary box options
      • Side extension box
      • Cable shroud - Top mounted
      • Cable shroud - Bottom mounted
      • Cat connect telematics
      • Installed DIO module
      • Remote DIO module
      • Annunciator modules
      • Remote annunciator modules
      • Modbus monitor local packages
      • Load share module
      • Vandal proof panel cover
    • Cooling System
      • Standard radiator
      • High ambient radiator
      • Certified radiator
      • Extended life coolant
      • Radiator duct flange
    • Enclosures
      • Special sound attenuated enclosure
      • Enclosure with lifting base or fuel tank
      • Enclosure fuel tank options
      • Enclosure louvers
      • Cold weather bundle
      • Enclosure lighting
      • AC distribution panel, lights and outlet
      • Panel bracket
      • Enclosure colors
    • Exhaust System
      • Flanges
      • Guard and shield system
      • Elbows
      • Flexible fittings
      • Mufflers
      • Exhaust through the wall kit
    • Generator And Attachments
      • 60 Hz standard generators
      • 60 Hz premium generators
    • Lube System
      • Oil level regulator
      • Prelube pumps
    • Mounting System
      • Puck style low efficiency isolators
      • Spring type vibration isolators
      • IBC vibration isolators
      • Mounting base type
    • Power Connections
      • Neutral grounding connection
      • Center post busbar
      • Power connections - Right / Left / Rear
      • Cable entry - Right / Left / Rear
    • Special Tests / Reports
      • IBC Seismic certifications
      • OSHPD Seismic certifications
      • Special CSA test cerification
      • PGS test report @ 1.0 power factor
      • PGS test report @ 0.8 power factor
      • Generator test report
      • Standard engine test
      • Torsional vibration analysis report
    • General
      • Special paint
      • US aid emblem
      • SGS Inspection
      • Miscellaneous inspection
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