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Diesel Generator Sets

Caterpillar and your local Cat® Dealer are ready for all your power generation demands. From diesel and gas generator sets to uninterruptible power supplies, automatic transfer switches and electrical switchgear, our experienced worldwide dealer network can deliver the power systems and support you need.

C18 Generator Set

Caterpillar is leading the power generation marketplace with Power Solutions engineered to deliver unmatched flexibility, expandability, reliability, and cost-effectiveness.

Product Details

Generator Set Specifications

Minimum Rating 550 kVA
Maximum Rating 715 kVA
Voltage 208 to 600 Volts
Frequency 50 Hz
Speed 1500 or 1800 RPM

Generator Set Configurations

Emissions/Fuel Strategy Low Fuel Consumption, U.S. EPA Certified for Stationary Emergency Use Only (Tier 2 Nonroad Equivalent Emission Standards), EU St

Engine Specifications

Engine Model C18 ATAAC, I-6, 4-Stroke Water-Cooled Diesel
Bore 145 mm (5.71 in)
Displacement 18.13 L (1106.36 in<sup>3</sup>)
Stroke 183 mm (7.2 in)
Compression Ratio 14.5:1
Aspiration Air to Air Aftercooled
Governor Type Adem™A4
Fuel System Electronic unit injection
  • Air Inlet
    •  Air Cleaner
  • Cooling
    •  Package mounted radiator
  • Package mounted radiator
    • Exhaust
      •  Exhaust flange outlet
    • Exhaust flange outlet
      • Fuel
        •  Primary fuel filter with integral water separator
        •  Secondary fuel filter
        •  Fuel priming pump
      • Generator
        •  Matched to the performance and output characteristics of Cat engines
        •  Load adjustment module provides engine relief upon load impact and improves load acceptance and recovery time
        •  IP23 Protection
      • Power Termination
        •  Bus Bar
      • Bus Bar
        • Control Panel
          •  EMCP 4 Genset Controller
        • Mounting
          •  Rubber vibration isolators
        • Rubber vibration isolators
          • Starting/Charging
            •  24 volt starting motor
            •  Batteries
          • General
            •  Paint - Caterpillar Yellow except rails and radiators gloss black
          • Paint - Caterpillar Yellow except rails and radiators gloss black
            • Exhaust
              •  Industrial, Residential, Critical Mufflers
            • Generator
              •  Excitation: [ ] Permanent Magnet Excited (PM) [ ] Internally Excited (IE)
              •  Anti-condensation heater
              •  Oversize and premium generators
            • Excitation: [ ] Permanent Magnet Excited (PM) [ ] Internally Excited (IE)
              • Anti-condensation heater
                • Oversize and premium generators
                  • Power Termination
                    •  Circuit breakers, UL listed
                    •  Circuit breakers, IEC compliant
                  • Control Panels
                    •  EMCP (4.2) (4.3) (4.4)
                    •  Local & remote annunciator modules
                    •  Load share module
                    •  Digital I/O module
                    •  Remote monitoring software
                  • Starting/Charging
                    •  Battery chargers
                    •  Oversize batteries
                    •  Jacket water heater
                    •  Heavy-duty starting system
                    •  Charging alternator
                  • Battery chargers
                    • Oversize batteries
                      • Jacket water heater
                        • Heavy-duty starting system
                          • Charging alternator
                            • General
                              •  The following options are based on regional and product configuration:
                              •  Seismic Certification per applicable building codes: IBC 2000, IBC 2003, IBC 2006, IBC 2009, CBC 2007
                              •  UL 2200 package
                              •  EU Certificate of Conformance (CE)
                              •  CSA Certification
                              •  EEC Declaration of Conformity
                              •  Narrow, Wide or Skid Base
                              •  Sound attenuated, weather protective or high ambient weather protective enclosure
                              •  Enclosures: sound attenuated, weather protective
                              •  Single or dual wall integral fuel tanks
                              •  Single or dual wall sub-base fuel tanks
                              •  Integral & sub-base UL listed dual wall fuel tanks
                              •  Automatic transfer switches (ATS)
                            • The following options are based on regional and product configuration:
                              • Seismic Certification per applicable building codes: IBC 2000, IBC 2003, IBC 2006, IBC 2009, CBC 2007
                                • UL 2200 package
                                  • EU Certificate of Conformance (CE)
                                    • CSA Certification
                                      • EEC Declaration of Conformity
                                        • Narrow, Wide or Skid Base
                                          • Sound attenuated, weather protective or high ambient weather protective enclosure
                                            • Enclosures: sound attenuated, weather protective
                                              • Single or dual wall integral fuel tanks
                                                • Single or dual wall sub-base fuel tanks
                                                  • Integral & sub-base UL listed dual wall fuel tanks
                                                    • Automatic transfer switches (ATS)
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