C18 Generator Set

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 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

A-Frame 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

GCCP 1.3 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

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


UL2200 Listed; CSA 22.2; Certification of Compliance
 - IBC Seismic; Dual IBC & HCAI

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

Worldwide 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

Generator Set Specifications
Maximum Rating 600 ekW
Minimum Rating 500 ekW
Emissions/Fuel Strategy Low Fuel Consumption
Voltage 220 to 380 Volts
Frequency 60 Hz
Speed 1800 rpm
Duty Cycle Standby, Prime
Engine Specifications
Engine Model C18 ATAAC, I-6, 4-Stroke Water-Cooled Diesel
Bore 145 mm (5.71 in)
Stroke 183 mm (7.2 in)
Displacement 18.1 l (1106.4 inu00b3)
Compression Ratio 14.5:1
Aspiration Air to Air Aftercooled
Fuel System Electronic unit injection
Governor Type Adem™A4
Generator Set Dimensions
Length - Maximum 5550 mm (218.5 in)
Width - Maximum 2056 mm (80.9 in)
Height - Maximum 107.8 mm (107.8 in)

Standard Equipment

  • Air Inlet
    • Air cleaner
  • Cooling
    • Package mounted radiator
  • Exhaust
    • Exhaust flange outlet
  • Fuel
    • Fuel priming pump
    • Secondary fuel filters
    • Primary fuel filter with integral water separator
  • Generator
    • IP23 Protection
    • Matched to the performance and output characteristics of Cat engines
    • Load adjustment module provides engine relief upon load impact and improves load acceptance and recovery time
  • Power Termination
    • Busbar
  • Control Panel
    • GCCP 1.3
  • Mounting
    • Rubber vibration isolators
  • Starting/Charging
    • 24 volt starting motor
    • Batteries
  • General
    • Paint – Caterpillar yellow except rails and radiators gloss black

Optional Equipment

  • Exhaust
    • Industrial, residential, critical mufflers
  • Generator
    • Anti-condensation heater
    • Oversize and premium generators
    • Excitation: [ ] Permanent magnet excitation (PMG) Excited (PM) [ ] Internally Excited (IE)
  • Power Termination
    • Circuit breakers, UL listed
    • Circuit breakers, IEC compliant
  • Control Panels
    • Remote monitoring software
    • Local & remote annunciator modules
    • Digital I/O module
    • GCCP 1.4
    • Load share module
  • Starting/Charging
    • Oversize batteries
    • Battery chargers
    • Heavy duty starting system
    • Jacket water heater
    • Charging alternator
  • General
    • Narrow, wide or skid base
    • CSA Certification
    • UL 2200 package
    • EU Certificate of Conformance (CE)
    • Enclosures: Sound attenuated, weather protective
    • Single or dual wall integral fuel tanks
    • Integral & sub-base UL listed dual wall fuel tanks
    • Automatic transfer switches (ATS)
    • Sound attenuated, weather protective or high ambient weather protective enclosure
    • The following options are based on regional and product configuration:
    • Single or dual wall sub-base fuel tanks
    • EEC Declaration of Conformity
    • Seismic Certification per applicable building codes: IBC 2000, IBC 2003, IBC 2006, IBC 2009, CBC 2007

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