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Cat® C13B Diesel Engine

The Cat® C13B engine supplies remarkable power and torque in a smaller, lighter engine package. With a aftertreatment that is 65% smaller and 54% lighter than its current equivalent and over 34 kW/L of power density, the C13B is designed to allow OEMs to downsize their engine platforms, lower installation costs and maximize uptime by providing long life in the toughest applications.

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    Peak Power Increased Up To 20% Compared to Previous Models

    Over 120 MILLION hours of customer application experience

    Engine package is 32% lighter, compared to previous models

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    • Aftertreatment Dimensions
      18.1 in
      35.3 in
      220 lb
      31.8 in
    • Emission Standards
      EU Stage V, U.S. EPA Tier 4 Final, Korea Stage V, Japan 2014, China NRIV
    • Engine Dimensions - Approximate
      45 in
      50 in
      Weight - Net Dry - Basic Operating Engine Without Optional Attachments
      2480 lb
      39 in
    • General
      Turbocharged-Aftercooled (TA)
      5.1 in
      Combustion System
      Direct Injection
      Compression Ratio
      762.8 in³
      Engine Configuration
      In-Line 6
      Rotation from Flywheel End
      6.2 in
    • Power Rating
      Maximum Power
      577 HP
      Maximum Torque
      1943 lb-ft @ 1400 rpm
      Minimum Power
      456 HP
      Rated Speed
      1800-2100 rpm
    Air Inlet System
    • Turbocharged
    • Air-to-Air Aftercooled
    • Front or rear exhaust configurations available
    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 or RH thermostat outlet
    • Centrifugal water pump
    • Guidance on cooling system design available through your dealer to ensure equipment reliability
    Flywheels and Flywheel Housing
    • Available SAE No. 1 power take-off with optional SAE B or SAE C power take-off drives. Engine power can also be taken from the front of the engine with optional attachments.
    Fuel System
    • Mechanical Electronic Unit Injector fuel system (MEUI-C)
    • Primary fuel filter
    • Secondary and tertiary fuel filters
    • Fuel transfer pump
    • Electronic fuel priming
    Lube System
    • Open crankcase ventilation system
    • Oil cooler
    • Oil filler
    • Lube oil filter
    • Oil dipstick
    • Gear driven oil pump
    • Choice of front, rear or center sumps
    • Open crankcase ventilation system with fumes disposal (OCV filter system required for EU Stage V certification engines)
    Power Take Off (PTO)
    • SAE B or SAE C power take off (PTO) drives. Engine power can also be taken from the front of the engine on some applications.
    • Caterpillar yellow paint, with optional colors available at request
    • Vibration damper
    • Lifiting eyes

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