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Cat

C18 Generator Set

Maximum Rating

500 ekW

Minimum Rating

455 ekW

Emissions/Fuel Strategy

U.S. EPA Tier 4 Final

Overview

The C18 diesel generator sets have been developed for your mission critical, standby and prime applications. Producing reliable power from 455 to 500 ekW at 60 Hz, meeting ISO 8528-5 transient response requirements and built to accept 100 % rated load in one step. The engines are certified to the US EPA Tier 4 Final emissions levels.

Photos

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Exterior

360° Exterior view. Double click on the image to zoom in on any area of the product.

Showroom

C18T4F,500 ekW, 60 Hz Virtual Product Tour

Specifications

  • Generator Set Specifications
    Spec Value
    Maximum Rating 500 ekW
    Minimum Rating 455 ekW
    Emissions/Fuel Strategy U.S. EPA Tier 4 Final
    Voltage 480 Volts
    Frequency 60 Hz
    Speed 1800 rpm
    Duty Cycle Standby, Prime
  • Engine Specifications
    Spec Value
    Engine Model C18 ATAAC, I-6, 4-Stroke Water-Cooled Diesel
    Bore 1455.7 in
    Stroke 7.2 in
    Displacement 1106.4 in³
    Compression Ratio 14.5:1
    Aspiration Air to Air Aftercooled
    Fuel System Electronic unit injection
    Governor Type Adem™A4

Standard Equipment

Air Inlet

  • Air Cleaner

Exhaust System

  • Exhaust manifold; dry

Cooling

  • Package mounted radiator

Fuel System

  • Fuel cooler
  • Engine fuel transfer pump
  • Primary fuel filter w/integral water separator & secondary filter
  • Fuel priming pump
  • Flexible fuel lines

Exhaust

  • Exhaust flange outlet

Fuel

  • Primary fuel filter with integral water separator
  • Fuel priming pump
  • Secondary fuel filter

Generator

  • Matched to the performance and output characteristics of Cat engines
  • IP23 Protection
  • Load adjustment module provides engine relief upon load impact and improves load acceptance and recovery time

Power Termination

  • Bus Bar

Lube System

  • Oil filter and dipstick
  • Lubricating oil
  • Oil drain lines with valve; piped to edge of base
  • Fumes disposal; piped to front of radiator
  • Oil cooler

Control Panel

  • EMCP 4 Genset Controller

Mounting

  • Rubber vibration isolators

Protection System

  • Safety shutoffs for: Higher water temperature - Overspeed - Low oil pressure

Cooling System

  • Thermostats and housing, full open temperature 92 deg C (198 deg F)
  • Coolant Level Sensor
  • Coolant level sight gauge.
  • Fan and belt guards
  • Jacket water pump, gear driven, centrifugal
  • Coolant drain line with valve; terminated on edge of base
  • Caterpillar Extended Life Coolant

Starting/Charging

  • 24V, 45 amp charging alternator.
  • 24-volt electric starting motor
  • 24 volt starting motor
  • Batteries

General

  • Paint - Caterpillar Yellow except rails and radiators gloss black
  • Paint, Caterpillar yellow
  • Operation and maintenance manual pack and OMM Storage Compartment
  • Parts book
  • Vibration damper

Control System

  • Local annunciator
  • Programmable Input / Output: 2 programmable digital inputs - 2 programmable relay outputs (Form A) - 2 programmable relay outputs (Form C)
  • Suitable for use as service equipment label
  • Separation plate
  • Control panel mounting location
  • Breaker box mounting location
  • Optional external analog input
  • Remote annunciators
  • EMCP 4.2
  • 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
  • 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 (per phase & average) - kVAr (per phase and average) - kW-hr (total) - kVAr-hr (total)
  • Programmable protective relaying functions: Generator phase sequence - Over / Under voltage (27/59) - Over / Under frequency (81 o/u) - Overcurrent (50/51)
  • 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
  • Control panel options: Dust proof control panel - volt free contact - Device server - Ground fault relay

Governing System

  • Cat Electronic Governor (ADEM A4)

Generator and Attachments

  • Segregated low voltage (AC/DC) wiring panel
  • Brushless, self-excited 2/3 pitch, random wound.
  • Insulation Class H and temperature rise
  • AREP generator
  • CIP - generators
  • IP23 Protection
  • Power center, IP22 bottom cable entry

Air Inlet System

  • Single element air filter
  • Air cleaner - Heavy duty
  • Air cleaner - Single element

Extended Service Coverage

  • Silver, Gold and Platinum coverage

Circuit breakers

  • 3 Pole 100% rated

Optional Equipment

Control System

  • Ground fault relay
  • Dust proof control panel
  • Breaker box mounting location
  • Volt free contact
  • Device server
  • Separation plate
  • Remote annunciators
  • EMCP 4.4
  • Local annunciator
  • Remote E-stop button
  • Optional external analog input
  • Control panel mounting

Exhaust

  • Industrial, Residential, Critical Mufflers

Generator

  • Anti-condensation heater
  • Excitation: [ ] Permanent Magnet Excited (PM) [ ] Internally Excited (IE)
  • Oversize and premium generators

Power Termination

  • Circuit breakers, UL listed

Generators and Attachments

  • AREP Generator
  • CIP generators
  • Space heater
  • Generator mounting and duct plate

Air Inlet System

  • Single element air filter
  • Dual element air cleaner

Certifications

  • Certificate of compliance
  • IBC certification wind load

Circuit breakers

  • Motorized single circuit breaker
  • Neutral bars
  • Power cables
  • Dual breakers first circuit breaker (CB2) LS/I package mounted
  • Current transformers
  • Package mounted single circuit breakers
  • Dual breakers first circuit breaker (CB1) LS/I package mounted
  • Auxiliary contacts

Cooling System

  • Aftertreatment guard
  • Standard radiator

Enclosures

  • Sound attenuated enclosures

Exhaust System

  • Flange kits
  • Exhaust flexible fittings

Fuel System

  • 660 gallon base tank

Generator Attachments

  • Permanent magnet generator

Mounting System

  • Standard base Wide
  • 5 gallon spill containment
  • Optional CB shroud
  • Overfill prevention valve
  • Locking fuel fill

Starting / Charging System

  • Battery disconnect switch
  • Jacket water heater
  • Shore power control group
  • 10 Amp dual battery charger

TESTS

  • PGS test report @ 0.8 power factor
  • 4 Hour factory test (un-witnessed)
  • PGS test report @ 1.0 power factor
  • Generator test report