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Industrial Diesel Engines - Lesser Regulated & Non-Regulated

Cat® industrial engines are ready for your application. These engines deliver the unsurpassed reliability, durability, fuel efficiency, and low cost of ownership you have come to expect from Caterpillar. And our world-class product support will never let you down. All this adds up to a powerful advantage for you. Every Cat industrial diesel and gas engine comes with 75 years of engine experience. Our world-class product line of high-speed and medium-speed industrial engines in a wide range of applications offer power solutions for the most demanding installations and the harshest environments. With power options from 8.2 to 6,100 bkW (11 to 8,180 bhp), Cat industrial diesel and gas engines offer the widest power range in the industry.

Cat® C13 ACERT™ Industrial Diesel Engine

The Cat® C13 ACERT™ Industrial Diesel Engine is offered in ratings ranging from 287-388 bkW (385-520 bhp) @ 1800-2100 rpm. These ratings meet China Stage II, U.S. EPA Tier 3 equivalent or U.S. EPA Tier 2 equivalent, EU Stage IIIA equivalent or EU Stage II equivalent emission standards. Industries and applications powered by C13 ACERT engines include Agriculture, Ag Tractors, Aircraft Ground Support, Bore/Drill Rigs, Chippers/Grinders, Combines/Harvesters, Compactors/Rollers, Compressors, Construction, Cranes, Crushers, Dredgers, Forestry, General Industrial, Hydraulic Power Units, Irrigation Equipment, Loaders/Forwarders, Material Handling, Mining, Mobile Earthmoving Equipment, Paving Equipment, Pumps, Shovels/Draglines, Specialty Ag Equipment, Surface Hauling Equipment, Trenchers and Underground Mining Equipment.

  • Specification Summary

  • Minimum Power287.0 bkW
  • Maximum Power388.0 bkW
  • Frequency1800-2100 rpm
  • EmissionsChina Nonroad III, U.S. EPA Tier 3 Equivalent or U.S. EPA Tier 2 Equivalent, EU Stage IIIA Equivalent or EU Stage II Equivalent
  • Engine ConfigurationInline 6, 4-Stroke-Cycle Diesel

Product Details

Power Rating

Minimum Power 287.0 bkW
Maximum Power 388.0 bkW
Frequency 1800-2100 rpm

Emission Standards

Emissions China Nonroad III, U.S. EPA Tier 3 Equivalent or U.S. EPA Tier 2 Equivalent, EU Stage IIIA Equivalent or EU Stage II Equivalent


Engine Configuration Inline 6, 4-Stroke-Cycle Diesel
Bore 130 mm (5.12 in)
Stroke 157 mm (6.18 in)
Displacement 12.5 L (762.8 in³)
Aspiration Turbocharged Aftercooled (TA)
Compression Ratio 17.3:1
Combustion System Direct Injection
Rotation (from flywheel end) Counterclockwise

Engine Dimensions (Approximate. Final dimensions dependent on selected options)

Length 1295 mm (50.98 in)
Width 1186 mm (346.69 in)
Height 1053.8 mm (41.49 in)
Weight, Net Dry (Basic Operating Engine Without Optional Attachments) 908.4 kg (2002.7 lb)
  • Air Inlet System
    •  Turbocharged
    •  Air-to-Air Aftercooled
  • Control System
    •  Electronic governing, PTO speed control
    •  Programmable ratings
    •  Automatic altitude compensation
    •  Power compensation for fuel temperature
    •  Programmable low and high idle and total engine limit
    •  Electronic diagnostics and fault logging
    •  Engine monitoring system SAE J1939 broadcast and control
    •  ADEM™ A4 Electronic Control Unit (ECU)
  • Cooling System
    •  Thermostats and housing, vertical outlet
    •  Jacket water pump, centrifugal
    •  Water pump, inlet
  • Exhaust System
    •  Exhaust manifold, dry
    •  Optional exhaust outlet
  • Flywheels and Flywheel Housing
    •  SAE No. 1 flywheel housing
  • Fuel System
    •  MEUI injection
    •  Fuel filter, secondary (2 micron)
    •  Fuel filter, tertiary (2 micron)
    •  ACERT™ Technology
    •  Fuel transfer pump
    •  Fuel priming pump
  • Lube System
    •  Crankcase breather
    •  Oil cooler
    •  Oil filler
    •  Lube oil filter
    •  Front sump oil pan
    •  Oil dipstick
    •  Gear driven oil pump
  • Crankcase breather
    • Oil cooler
      • Oil filler
        • Lube oil filter
          • Front sump oil pan
            • Oil dipstick
              • Gear driven oil pump
                • General
                  •  Vibration damper
                  •  Lifting eyes
                  •  Cold start capability to -20° C (-4° F)
                  •  Paint: Caterpillar yellow, with optional colors available at request
                • Vibration damper
                  • Lifting eyes
                    • Cold start capability to -20° C (-4° F)
                      • Paint: Caterpillar yellow, with optional colors available at request
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