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C18 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
  • UL 2200 / CSA
     - Optional

  • UL 2200 listed packages
  • CSA Certified
  • Certain restrictions may apply.
  • Consult with your Cat® Dealer.
  • Generator Set Specifications
    Minimum Rating 650 ekW
    Maximum Rating 750 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 ATAACTM In-line 6, 4-cycle diesel
    Displacement 18.1 l (1106.3 inu00b3)
    Fuel System Electronic unit injection
    Aspiration Turbocharged Air to Air Aftercooled
    Governor Type Electronic Adem™A4
    Compression Ratio 14:01
    Bore 145 mm (5.71 in)
    Stroke 183 mm (7.2 in)
    Generator Set Dimensions
    Length - Maximum 3512 mm (138 in)
    Width - Maximum 1690 mm (67 in)
    Height - Maximum 2222 mm (88 in)

    Standard Equipment

    • Air Inlet System
      • Aftercooler core
      • Turbocharger
    • Control System
      • EMCP4.2B
      • Standard breaker
      • 3 Pole
      • Right mounted power centre
    • Cooling System
      • Radiator and cooling fan with belt guards
      • Thermostats and housing
      • Coolant level sensor
      • Coolant level sight gauge
      • Jacket water pump, gear driven
      • Coolant drain valve; terminated on edge of base
      • Cooling system filled with Caterpillar Extended Life Coolant
    • Exhaust System
      • Exhaust manifold; dry
    • 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
      • Brushless, self-excited 2/3 pitch, random wound
      • IP23 Protection
      • Insulation Class H and temperature rise
      • Power centre, IP22 bottom cable entry
      • Segregated low voltage wiring panel
    • Mounting System
      • Narrow skid base
      • Generator mounting & Duct Plate
      • Anti-vibration mounts (Non-captive)
    • Protection System
      • Overspeed
      • High coolant temperature shutdown
      • Low oil pressure shutdown
      • Low Coolant level shutdown
    • Starting/Charging
      • 24 Volt electric starting motor

    Optional Equipment

    • Air Inlet System
      • Dual element air cleaner
      • Heavy duty canister air filters
    • Control System
      • EMCP 4.4
      • Local annunciator
      • Annunciators box
      • Remote E-Stop button
      • Discrete I/O module
      • Volt free contact
      • Earth (Ground) fault relay
    • Circuit Breakers
      • Single LSI motorised Circuit Breaker
      • Single LSI motorised circuit breaker
      • External paralleling
      • Auxiliary contacts
      • Neutral bar (208V)
    • Enclosures
      • Sound attenuated (SA)
      • Weather protective
      • Aluminium enclosure
    • Cooling System
      • Coolant heater
      • Jacket water heater with pump
      • Stone guards
    • Base / Fuel Tank
      • Audio & visual fuel alarm
      • Sub Base Dual Wall Fuel Tank: 660, 1000, 1900, 2200 gal
    • Fuel System
      • Integral 8 hr tank base
      • Sub tank bases: 24 hr & 48 hr
    • Generator and Attachments
      • PMG, AREP
      • Oversize
      • Coastal protection (CIP)
      • Space heater control
    • Starting and Charging
      • Standard battery set
      • Oversize battery set
    • Certifications
      • UL2200 Listed
      • CSA 22.2
      • Certification of Compliance � IBC
      • Seismic
      • Dual IBC & OSHPD
    • General
      • Tool set

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