C18 ACERT™ Dry Manifold Engine

Overview
Length
55 in.
Width
36 in.
Height
50 in.

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. Equipment powered by C18 ACERT engines include, pump skids, nitrogen units, acidizing units, cementing units, blenders, and hydraulic power units. Cat engines are backed by the worldwide network of Cat dealers ready to support your operation with technical support, service, parts, and warranty. C18 ACERT engines, with 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. Ratings below 560 bkW (751 bhp) are available using U.S. EPA and EU Flexibility, and for other global regulated and non-regulated areas. Ratings above 560 bkW (751 bhp are available using U.S. EPA Flexibility and for other global regulated and non-regulated areas.

Dimensions

Length
55 in.
Width
36 in.
Height
50 in.
Weight
2,807 lb
Length
55 in
Width
36 in
Height
50 in
Weight
2,807 lb

General Specifications

Minimum Rating
575 BHP
Maximum Rating
800 BHP
Governor and Protection
ADEM A3
Aspiration
Turbocharged-Aftercooled
Displacement
1,100 in³
Flywheel and Flywheel Housing
SAE No. 0 or SAE No. 1
Flywheel Teeth
136 (SAE No. 0), 113 (SAE No. 1)
Rotation from Flywheel End
Counterclockwise
Stroke
7 in
Bore
6 in

Emissions

Emissions
EPA and CARB Non-Road Mobile Tier 3, EU Stage IIIA

Capacity for Liquids

Cooling System
13 gal (US)

Custom Packaging

For any petroleum application, trust Caterpillar to meet your project needs with custom factory generator sets and mechanical packages. Cat engines, generators, controls, radiators, and transmissions can be custom designed and matched in collaboration with our local dealers to create unique solutions. Custom packages are globally supported and are covered by a one year warranty after startup.

For any petroleum application, trust Caterpillar to meet your project needs with custom factory generator sets and mechanical packages. Cat engines, generators, controls, radiators, and transmissions can be custom designed and matched in collaboration with our local dealers to create unique solutions. Custom packages are globally supported and are covered by a one year warranty after startup.

Custom Packaging

For any petroleum application, trust Caterpillar to meet your project needs with custom factory generator sets and mechanical packages. Cat engines, generators, controls, radiators, and transmissions can be custom designed and matched in collaboration with our local dealers to create unique solutions. Custom packages are globally supported and are covered by a one year warranty after startup.

For any petroleum application, trust Caterpillar to meet your project needs with custom factory generator sets and mechanical packages. Cat engines, generators, controls, radiators, and transmissions can be custom designed and matched in collaboration with our local dealers to create unique solutions. Custom packages are globally supported and are covered by a one year warranty after startup.

Transmissions

Caterpillar has a full line of engine-transmission packages that can be fully integrated with your axle, hydraulics, and operator interface. Cat transmissions deliver continuous operation under full load, smooth shifting at any speed, and maximum up time, with unmatched durability and easy maintenance.

Caterpillar has a full line of engine-transmission packages that can be fully integrated with your axle, hydraulics, and operator interface. Cat transmissions deliver continuous operation under full load, smooth shifting at any speed, and maximum up time, with unmatched durability and easy maintenance.

Full Range of Attachments

Large variety of factory-installed engine attachments reduces packaging time

Testing

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

Product Support Offered Through Global Cat Dealer

- More than 2,200 dealer outlets - Cat factory-trained dealer technicians service every aspect 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 samples against Caterpillar set standards

- More than 2,200 dealer outlets - Cat factory-trained dealer technicians service every aspect 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 samples against Caterpillar set standards

Over 80 Years of Engine Manufacturing Experience

Ownership of these manufacturing processes enables Caterpillar to produce high quality, dependable products.

Ownership of these manufacturing processes enables Caterpillar to produce high quality, dependable products.

Over 80 Years of Engine Manufacturing Experience

Ownership of these manufacturing processes enables Caterpillar to produce high quality, dependable products.

Ownership of these manufacturing processes enables Caterpillar to produce high quality, dependable products.

Web Site

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

Web Site

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

  • Air Inlet System
    • Single turbocharger, mid-mounted, inlet 152.4 mm (6 in), hose connection
    • Dual turbocharger, front and rear inlet 127.0 mm (5 in.), hose connection
  • Control System
    • Electronic governing, PTO speed control
    • Programmable ratings
    • Cold mode start strategy
    • Automatic altitude compensation
    • Power compensation for fuel temperature
    • Programmable low and high idle and TEL
    • Electronic diagnostics and fault logging
    • Engine monitoring and protection system (speed, temperature, pressure)
    • J1939 Broadcast (diagnostic, engine status, and control)
  • Cooling System
    • Thermostats and housing — outlet vertical
    • Jacket water pump — gear-driven, centrifuga
    • RH front water pump inlet
    • All plugs/fittings are STOR for lines gp water
  • Exhaust System
    • Exhaust manifold — dry
    • Single turbo — front-facing turbo exhaust, full marmon connection, maximum load 10 kg for direct connection to turbo
    • Dual turbo — exhaust elbow, dry 203 mm (8 in)
  • Flywheels And Flywheel Housings
    • See Mandatory Options
  • Fuel System
    • Electronic unit injector
    • Fuel filter, secondary, mid-mount (LH 2 micron high performance)
    • Fuel transfer pump, LH front
    • Fuel priming pump, LH mid-mount
    • Fuel sample valve, mounted on fuel filter base.
  • Lube System
    • Crankcase breather — rear valve cover
    • Oil cooler — RH (dual)
    • Oil filter — RH, LH
    • Oil pan — front sump
    • Oil dipstick — LH front
    • Oil pump
  • Mounting System
    • Front support (shipping only)
  • Power Take-offs
    • Crankshaft pulley, 203.2 mm (8 in), 3 grooves 292.1 mm (11.5 in) 1 groove, all 15.9 mm (.63 in) width
    • Hydraulic pump drive, SAE A, 11-tooth
  • General
    • Vibration damper
    • Paint — Cat yellow
    • Lifting eyes
    • Automatic variable timing, electronic
    • Electronic installation kit 70-pin connector (connectors, pins, sockets)
  • Mandatory Options
    • Throttle position sensor
    • Single turbo only — exhaust system (front or rear)
    • Flywheel housing or rear PTO
    • Primary filter/water separator
  • Air Compressor
    • Air compressor governor
    • Expansion chambers
  • Air Inlet System
    • Air cleaners
    • Air lines
  • Charging System
    • Charging alternators
    • Alternator mountings
    • Alternator wiring
    • Circuit breakers and mountings
    • Alternator belt guard
  • Cooling System
    • Radiator
    • Fan drive with radiator packages
    • Fan height instructions
    • Vee belts
    • Aftercooler lines with Caterpillar installed radiator
    • Single turbo configuration rear-facing exhaust
    • Single turbo configuration rear-facing exhaust
    • Aftercoooler lines
    • Suction fan adapters
    • Blower fan adapter
    • Blower fan
    • Suction fan
    • Fan belt
    • Coolant level sensor
    • Dry charge coolant conditioners
  • Exhaust System
    • Turbo exhaust connection
    • Flexible fittings
    • Elbows, flange, clamp, pipes
    • Exhaust adapters
    • Manifold
    • Mufflers
  • Fuel Systems
    • Flexible fuel lines
    • Fuel filter location
    • Fuel cooler
    • Water separator
  • Instrumentation
    • Gauges and instrument panels
  • Lube System
    • Oil pans
    • Drain and cover
    • Oil level gauge
    • Remote oil filters
    • Oil filters
    • Lubricating oils
  • Mounting System
    • Structural steel base
    • Front and rear engine support
  • Power Take-offs
    • Rear enclosed clutches
    • Hydraulic pump drives
    • Hydraulics gear pumps
    • Clutch supports
    • Crankshaft pulleys
  • Protection System
    • Air shutoff
  • Starting System
    • Air starting motors
    • Air pressure regulator
    • Air silencer
    • Start switch
    • Electric starting motors — 12V, 24V
    • Battery sets - 24V
    • Battery cable and rack
    • Starting aids
  • Transmission Arrangement
    • Transmission water lines
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