C18 Generator Set

C18 Generator Set

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Generator Set Specifications
Minimum Rating
455 ekW
Maximum Rating
500 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
Engine Model
C18 ATAAC, I-6, 4-Stroke Water-Cooled Diesel
Bore
1455.7in
Stroke
7.2in
Displacement
1106.4in³
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
 

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