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C18 Generator Set

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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
  • UL 2200 / CSA
     - Optional

  • UL 2200 listed packages
  • CSA Certified
  • Certain restrictions may apply.
  • Consult with your Cat® Dealer.
  • Generator Set Specifications
    Minimum Rating 455 ekW
    Maximum Rating 600 ekW
    Voltage 208 to 600 Volts
    Frequency 60 Hz
    Speed 1800 RPM
    Generator Set Configurations
    Emissions/Fuel Strategy U.S. EPA Certified for Stationary Emergency Use Only (Tier 2 Nonroad Equivalent Emission Standards)
    Engine Specifications
    Engine Model C18 ATAAC, I-6, 4-Stroke Water-Cooled Diesel
    Bore 145 mm (5.71 in)
    Displacement 18.13 L (1106.36 in3)
    Stroke 183 mm (7.2 in)
    Compression Ratio 14.5:1
    Aspiration Air to Air Aftercooled
    Governor Type Adem™A4
    Fuel System Electronic unit injection

    Standard Equipment

    • Air Inlet System
      • Aftercooler core
      • Heavy duty air cleaner
      • Turbocharger
    • Control System
      • EMCP 4.2B
    • Cooling
      • Radiator and cooling fan with belt guard
      • Coolant drain line with valve
      • Caterpillar extended life coolant
    • Exhaust System
      • Flexible exhaust connections, ANSI Weld flanges and Gasket, raincap, Exhaust manifold
    • Fuel System
      • Standard 8 hour open set fuel tank
    • Generator and Attachments
      • Matched to the performance and output characteristics of Cat engines
      • A frame generator – IP21 protection
      • Integrated voltage regulator
      • Power center, IP22 bottom cable entry
      • 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
      • Lubricating oil
      • Oil drain lines with valve; piped to edge of base
      • Fumes disposal; piped to front of radiator
    • Mounting System
      • Captive linear vibration isolators between base and engine-generator
      • Four certified base mounted lift ing eyes. includes lifting provisions and termination points for coolant and lube oil drain lines
    • Starting/Charging
      • 24 Volt electric starting motor
      • 24V, 45 amp charging alternator

    Optional Equipment

    • Air Inlet System
      • Dual Element air cleaner
      • Heavy Duty Canister air filters
    • Circuit Breakers
      • Single LSI motorised Circuit Breaker
      • External Paralleling
      • Auxiliary Contacts
      • Neutral Bar (208V)
      • Power terminal strip
      • Shunt trip
    • Control System
      • Local alarm horn
      • EMCP 4.4
      • Volt free contact
      • 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 alarm modules
      • Remote annunciator modules
    • Cooling System
      • Radiator duct flange
      • Low coolant temperature alarm
    • Enclosures
      • Sound attenuated enclosures
    • Exhaust System
      • Exhaust silencer
      • Manifold and Turbocharger guard
    • Fuel System
      • Integral – Duel wall fuel tank base
      • Manual fuel transfer pump
      • Fuel transfer system
      • Spill containment system
    • Generator and Attachments
      • Ingress protection
      • Permanent magnet excitation
      • Space heaters
      • A frame oversize generator
      • A frame CIP generator
      • LC frame generator
      • LC frame oversize generators
      • LC frame CIP generator
    • Lube System
      • Manual sump pump
    • Starting and Charging
      • 5 Amp battery charger
      • Battery disconnect switch
      • Jacket water heaters

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