C18 Tier 4 Final Oil Field Genset

  • Overview

Engine Design

Extensive validation program comprising millions of hours of testing in heavy duty applications to prove component reliability and durability.
 - Common technology is used in key engine systems across multiple engine models (emissions control components, turbocharger, electronics).
 - Robust engine design that provides long life to overhaul.
 - Engine is designed for multiple rebuilds.
 - Engines are built at a new world class facility in Seguin, TX (USA) that employs the latest in manufacturing techniques to ensure the highest engine quality.
 - Optimized SCR+DOC+DPF aftertreatment to meet EPA/CARB Tier 4F/Stage IV emissions regulations.
 - Cat engines use up to 3x less DEF than SCR only solutions
 - Emissions control strategy (DPF+SCR) allows for optimized combustion strategy, maximizing fuel efficiency.

Ready to Run

Shipped from the factory complete and ready to run

Low Owning and Operating Costs

Paralleling and load sharing capability with Smart Engine Management System (SEMS)
 - Reliable & dependable for maximum uptime in the most demanding Oil & Gas applications
 - Improved fuel efficiency translates to lower operating costs

Custom Packaging

For any oilfield application, trust Caterpillar to meet your project needs with custom factory generator sets and mechanical packages. Cat engines, generators, controls, radiators, and transmissions can be custom designed and matched in collaboration with our local dealers to create unique solutions. Custom packages are globally supported and are covered by a oneyear warranty after startup.


Every Cat engine is full-load tested to ensure proper engine performance
 - Standard configurations are assembled, tested, and validated as a package to ensure performance, reliability and durability

Product Support Offered through Cat Dealer

More than 2200 dealer outlets
 - Caterpillar factory-trained dealer technicians service every aspect of your Cat product
 - Worldwide parts availability, service, and warranty
 - Preventative maintenance agreements available for repair before failure options
 - Internal engine component condition
 - Presence of unwanted fluids and combustion by-products
 - Site-specific oil change interval

Over 80 Years of Engine Manufacturing Experience

The Caterpillar Production System enables manufacturing of products with the highest quality standards for long and dependable operation

Web Site

For all your oil & gas power requirements, visit www.cat.com/oilandgas

General Specifications
Rating 455.0 ekW (528.0 bhp)
Governor and Protection Electronic (ADEM™ A4)
RPM 1800.0 RPM (1800.0 RPM)
Aspiration Turbocharged-Aftercooled
Displacement 18.1 L (1106.36 in3)
Flywheel and Flywheel Housing SAE No. 0
Rotation (from flywheel end) Counterclockwise
Stroke 183.0 mm (7.2 in)
Bore 145.0 mm (5.7 in)
Emissions U.S. EPA/CARB Tier 4 Final/Stage IV
Length 3652.0 mm (144.0 in)
Width 1816.0 mm (72.0 in)
Height 2374.0 mm (93.5 in)
Weight 5532.0 kg (12196.0 lb)

Standard Equipment

  • Aftertreatment
    • Clean Emission Module, Exhaust Pipe Kits, Elbows, Shields, CEM Mounts and CEM Interconnect Harness Pump Electronic Tank Unit (PETU) via DTO
  • Air Inlet System
    • Air Cleaners
    • Air Shut-Off via DTO
  • Control System
    • EMCP 4.4 Control Panel
  • Control Panels
    • EMCP 4.4 Control Panel
  • Cooling System
    • Thermostats and Housing, full open temp. 92 C (198 deg F)
    • Jacket Water Pump, gear driven, centrifugal
    • Radiator available via DTO
  • Flywheels and Flywheel Housing
    • Flywheel & Flywheel Housing, SAE No. 0
  • Fuel System
    • Fuel Priming Pump
    • Flex Fuel Lines
    • Flex Transfer Pump
    • Primary Fuel Filter with integral Water Separator options
  • Generators and Generator Attachments
    • Generator available via DTO
  • Governing System
    • ADEM A4
  • Lube System
    • Sump Oil Pan
    • Oil Filter
    • Oil Filler – LH Front
    • Oil Dip Stick – LH
    • Oil Drain Valves
    • Fumes Disposal – left side
    • Gear-type lube Oil Pump
    • Oil Cooler
  • 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
  • Mounting System
    • Base available via DTO
  • Starting System
    • Starter available via DTO
  • General
    • Paint, Caterpillar Yellow
    • Vibration Damper
    • Engine Lifting Eyes

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