C18 Generator Set

C18 Diesel Generator Set

C18 Generator Set

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Product Specs

Generator Set Specifications

Maximum Rating
500 ekW
Minimum Rating
455 ekW
Frequency
60 Hz
Speed
1800 RPM
Voltage
480 Volts

Engine Specifications

Compression Ratio
14.5:1
Aspiration
Air to Air Aftercooled
Governor Type
Adem™A4
Fuel System
Electronic unit injection
Displacement
18.13 L (1106.36 in3)
Stroke
183 mm (7.2 in)
Engine Model
C18 ATAAC, I-6, 4-Stroke Water-Cooled Diesel
Bore
145 mm (5.71 in)

Generator Set Configurations

Emissions/Fuel Strategy
U.S. EPA Tier 4 Final

Equipment

  • 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 center, IP22 bottom cable entry
    • Segregated low voltage (AC/DC) wiring panel
    • AREP generator
    • CIP - generators
  • Governing System
    • Cat Electronic Governor (ADEM A4)
  • Lube System
    • Oil cooler
    • Lubricating oil
    • Oil filter and dipstick
    • Oil drain lines with valve; piped to edge of base
    • Fumes disposal; piped to front of radiator
  • Protection System
    • Safety shutoffs for: Higher water temperature - Overspeed - Low oil pressure
  • Cooling System
    • Coolant drain line with valve; terminated on edge of base
    • Fan and belt guards
    • Coolant Level Sensor
    • Thermostats and housing, full open temperature 92 deg C (198 deg F)
    • Coolant level sight gauge.
    • Jacket water pump, gear driven, centrifugal
    • Caterpillar Extended Life Coolant
  • Starting/charging
    • 24-volt electric starting motor
    • 24V, 45 amp charging alternator.
  • General
    • Paint, Caterpillar yellow
    • Vibration damper
    • Parts book
    • Operation and maintenance manual pack and OMM Storage Compartment
  • Control System
    • EMCP4.2
    • Controls include: Run / auto / stop control - Speed adjust - Voltage adjust - Engine cycle crank - Emergency stop pushbutton
    • Digital indication for: rpm - DC volts - operating hours - Oil pressure (psi, kPa or bar) - Coolant temperature (C or F) - Volts (L-L & L-N), frequency (Hz) - Amps (per phase & average) - Power factor (per phase & average) - kW (per phase & average) - kVA
    • Warning / Shutdowns with common LED indication of shutdowns for: Low oil pressure - high coolant temperature - Overspeed - Emergency stop - Failure to start (overcrank) - Low coolant temperature - Low coolant level
    • Programmable protective relaying functions: Generator phase sequence - Over / Under voltage (27/59) - Over / Under frequency (81 o/u) - Overcurrent (50/51)
    • Programmable Input / Output: 2 programmable digital inputs - 2 programmable relay outputs (Form A) - 2 programmable relay outputs (Form C)
    • Communications: Customer data link (RS485 Modbus RTu) - Serial annunciator module data link for local and remote annunciator IVR - Integrated Voltage Regulation (Digital) - EM10 Excitation Module
    • Control panel mounting location
    • Local annunciator
    • Remote annunciators
    • Control panel options: Dust proof control panel - volt free contact - Device server - Ground fault relay
    • Optional external analog input
    • Breaker box mounting location
    • Suitable for use as service equipment label
    • Separation plate
  • Air Inlet System
    • Single element air filter
    • Air cleaner - Single element
    • Air cleaner - Heavy duty
  • Extended Service Coverage
    • Silver, Gold and Platinum coverage
  • Circuit Breakers
    • 3 Pole 100% rated

Optional Equipment

  • Control System
    • EMCP4.4
    • Control panel mounting
    • Local annunciator
    • Remote annunciators
    • Dust proof control panel
    • Volt free contact
    • Device server
    • Ground fault relay
    • Optional external analog input
    • Breaker box mounting location
    • Separation plate
    • Remote E-stop button
  • Generators And Attachments
    • AREP Generator
    • CIP generators
    • Generator mounting and duct plate
    • Space heater
  • Air Inlet System
    • Single element air filter
    • Dual element air cleaner
  • Certifications
    • IBC certification wind load
    • Certificate of compliance
  • Circuit Breakers
    • Package mounted single circuit breakers
    • Motorized single circuit breaker
    • Dual breakers first circuit breaker (CB1) LS/I package mounted
    • Dual breakers first circuit breaker (CB2) LS/I package mounted
    • Auxiliary contacts
    • Neutral bars
    • Current transformers
    • Power cables
  • Cooling System
    • Standard radiator
    • Aftertreatment guard
  • Enclosures
    • Sound attenuated enclosures
  • Exhaust System
    • Exhaust flexible fittings
    • Flange kits
  • Fuel System
    • 660 gallon base tank
  • Generator Attachments
    • Permanent magnet generator
  • Mounting System
    • Standard base Wide
    • Optional CB shroud
    • Locking fuel fill
    • 5 gallon spill containment
    • Overfill prevention valve
  • Starting / Charging System
    • 10 Amp dual battery charger
    • Battery disconnect switch
    • Jacket water heater
    • Shore power control group
  • Tests
    • PGS test report @ 1.0 power factor
    • PGS test report @ 0.8 power factor
    • Generator test report
    • 4 Hour factory test (un-witnessed)

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