C18 ACERT Tier 4 Final

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 - Designed to meet U.S. EPA Tier 4 Final emissions requirements.
 - On-engine NOx reduction system with optimized piston, ring, liner, and fuel system configuration to reduce NOx while minimizing in-cylinder sooting
 - Aftertreatment features diesel oxidation catalyst
 - Meets Tier 4 Final emissions requirements four years early, achieving environmental benefits earlier than required

Engine Design

 - Proven reliability and durability
 - Broad operating speed range
 - High power density
 - PTO drive options provide flexible access to auxiliary power for pumps and other needs

Low Total Cost of Ownership

 - Maintenance-free aftertreatment
 - Optimized fuel consumption
 - 250
 - to 500-hour oil change intervals enable low maintenance costs

Advanced Digital Engine Management

ADEM A4 control system providing integrated ignition, speed governing, protection, and controls, including detonationsensitive variable ignition timing. ADEM A4 has improved: user interface, display system, shutdown controls, and system diagnostics.

Custom Packaging

For any petroleum application, trust Caterpillar to meet your exact needs with a factory custom package. Cat engines, generators, enclosures, controls, radiators, transmissions, aftertreatment solutions — anything your project requires — can be custom designed and matched to create a one-of-a kind solution. Custom packages are globally supported and are covered by a one-year warranty after startup.

Fuel & Oil

Requires Ultra Low Sulfur Diesel (ULSD) containing a maximum of 15 ppm sulfur, and new oil formulations to support the new technology. Designed to accommodate B20 biofuel.


 - Caterpillar has a full line of engine-transmission packages that can be fully integrated with your axle, hydraulics, and operator interface.
 - C18 ACERT™ Caterpillar optimized transmission matches: CX35-P800

Product Support Offered Through Global Cat Dealer Network

 - 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 repair-beforefailure options
 - S•O•SSM program matches your oil and coolant samples against Caterpillar set standards to determine:
 - Internal engine component condition
 - Presence of unwanted fluids
 - Presence of combustion by-products
 - Site-specific oil change interval

Over 80 Years of Engine Manufacturing Experience

Ownership of these manufacturing processes enables Caterpillar to produce high quality, dependable products.
 - Cast engine blocks, heads, cylinder liners, and flywheel housings
 - Machine critical components
 - Assemble complete engine

Web Site

For all your petroleum power requirements, visit www.cat.com/oilandgas.

Engine Specifications
Maximum Rating 597 bkW (800 BHP)
Emissions U.S. EPA Non-road Tier 4 Final
Displacement 18.1 l (1104 inu00b3)
Minimum Rating 563 bkW (755 BHP)
Bore 145 mm (5.7 in)
Stroke 183 mm (7.2 in)
Rated Speed 1800 r/min (1800 r/min)
Aspiration Turbocharged-Aftercooled
Governor and Protection ADEM A4
Engine Weight - Net Dry 1580 kg (3482 lb)
Oil Change Interval 250 - 500
Rotation from Flywheel End Counterclockwise
Flywheel and Flywheel Housing SAE No. 0 or SAE No. 1
Flywheel Teeth 136 (SAE 0), 113 (SAE 1)
Capacity for Liquids
Minimum Cooling System - Engine Only 26.9 l (7.1 gal (US))
Length 1530 mm (60.2 in)
Width 961 mm (37.8 in)
Height 1282 mm (50.5 in)

Standard Equipment

  • Air Inlet System
    • Turbocharged Aftercooled
  • Control System
    • Electronic control system, over-foam wiring harness, automatic altitude compensation, power compensated for fuel temperature, configurable software features, engine monitoring system SAE J1939 broadcast and control, integrated Electronic Control Unit (ECU) remote fan control
  • Cooling System
    • Vertical outlet thermostat housing, centrifugal water pump
  • Exhaust System
    • Dry exhaust manifold, Diesel Oxidation Catalyst (DOC)
  • Flywheels and Flywheel Housing
    • SAE 0 and SAE 1 flywheel housing
  • Fuel System
    • MEUI injection; primary fuel filter, secondary fuel filters, fuel transfer pump, electronic fuel priming
  • Lube System
    • Open crankcase ventilation system, oil cooler, oil filler, oil filter, oil dipstick, oil pump (gear driven), choice of sumps (front, rear, high-capacity center, and high-capacity front)
  • Power Take Off
    • SAE B and SAE C drives available, engine power can also be taken from the front of the engine on some applications
  • General
    • Paint: Cat yellow; vibration damper; lifting eyes

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