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C15 Generator Set

Design Criteria

The generator set accepts 100% rated load in one step per NFPA 110 and meets ISO 8528-5 transient response.

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
  • Generator

  • Matched to the performance and output characteristics of Cat engines
  • Industry leading mechanical and electrical design
  • Industry leading motor starting capabilities
  • High Efficiency
  • Cat EMCP Control Panel

    The EMCP controller features the reliability and durability you have come to expect from your Cat equipment. EMCP4 is a scalable control platform designed to ensure reliable generator set operation, providing extensive information about power output and engine operation. EMCP4 systems can be further customized to meet your needs through programming and expansion modules.

    Single-Source Supplier

    Fully prototype tested with certified torsional vibration analysis available

    World Wide Product Support

    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

    Seismic Certification

  • Seismic Certification available.
  • Anchoring details are site specific, and are dependent on many factors such as generator set size, weight, and concrete strength.
  • IBC Certification requires that the anchoring system used is reviewed and approved by a Professional Engineer
  • Seismic Certification per Applicable Building Codes: IBC 2000, IBC 2003, IBC 2006, IBC 2009, CBC 2007, CBC 2010
  • Pre-approved by OSHPD and carries an OSP-0321-10 for use in healthcare projects in California
  • Generator Set Specifications
    Minimum Rating 320 ekW
    Maximum Rating 500 ekW
    Voltage 208 to 600 Volts
    Frequency 60 Hz
    Speed 1800 RPM
    Generator Set Configurations
    Emissions/Fuel Strategy Low Fuel Consumption, U.S. EPA Certified for Stationary Emergency Use Only (Tier 2 or Tier 3 Nonroad Equivalent Emission Standards), EU Stage IIIA Nonroad Emission Standards, China Nonroad III Emission Standards
    Engine Specifications
    Engine Model C15 ATAAC, I-6, 4-Stroke Water-Cooled Diesel
    Displacement 15.2 l (927.56 inu00b3)
    Fuel System MEUI
    Aspiration Air to Air Aftercooled
    Governor Type Adem™A4
    Compression Ratio 16.1:1
    Bore 137.2 mm (5.4 in)
    Stroke 171.4 mm (6.75 in)
    Generator Set Dimensions
    Length - Maximum 4273 mm (168.2 in)
    Width - Maximum 2058 mm (81 in)
    Height - Maximum 2092 mm (82.4 in)

    Standard Equipment

    • Air System
      • Air Cleaner – Non Canister disposable paper filter
      • Aftercooler core
      • Turbocharger
    • 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
      • Standard open set fuel tank / base supplied
      • Base, formed steel with single wall integral 8-hour fuel tank
    • Fuel System
      • Primary fuel filter w/integral water separator & secondary filter
      • Fuel cooler
      • Fuel priming pump
      • Flexible fuel lines
      • Engine fuel transfer pump
    • 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 circuit breaker, IEC, 3 pole, mounted in power centre
    • Governing System
      • Cat Electronic Governor (ADEM A4).
    • Lube System
      • Oil cooler
      • 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

    Optional Equipment

    • Air Inlet System
      • Single element air cleaner
      • Dual element air cleaner
    • Certifications
      • EU certificate of conformance
      • Global certification for CIS
    • 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
      • Auxiliary contacts, circuit breaker
      • Shunt trip for IEC circuit breaker
      • Pad-lockable circuit breaker device
      • Power terminal strip
    • Control Panels
      • EMCP 4.3, EMCP 4.4
      • Volt free contacts
      • Local alarm horn
      • Oil temperature displays
      • Protective devices: Earth fault relay ; Earth leakage ground fault relay ; Overload shutdown via breaker ; Low fuel level alarm ; Low fuel level shutdown ; High fuel level alarm ; Fuel level sensor
      • Local annunciator
      • Remote annunciator
    • Cooling System
      • Radiator duct flange
      • Stone guards
      • Low coolant temperature alarm
    • Enclosures
      • Sound attenuated enclosures
      • High ambient sound attenuated enclosures
    • Exhaust System
      • Engine mounted muffler
      • End in / End out mufflers – 10, 25 and 35 dBA attenuation
      • 6 and 8 inch flange GP
      • Flexible exhaust fittings
      • 6 and 8 inch elbow kit
      • Manifold and turbocharger guard
    • Fuel System
      • Dual wall fuel tank base
      • Manual fuel transfer pump
      • Fuel transfer system controls
    • Generator and Attachments
      • Ingress protection
      • Permanent magnet generator
      • Space heaters
      • Oversize A frame generator
      • CIP a frame generator
      • LC frame generator
      • Oversize LC frame generator
      • LC frame CIP generator
    • Lube System
      • Manual sump pump
    • Mounting System
      • Narrow skid base – replaces standard fuel tank base
    • Special Test / Reports
      • PGS Test report @ 1.0 power factor
      • PGS Test report @ 0.8 power factor
    • Starting / Charging System
      • 5 Amp single battery charger
      • Battery disconnect switch
      • Jacket water heater

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