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Land Mechanical Engines

Oil and gas producers have relied on Caterpillar since the industry's earliest days. For 60 years, we've powered the petroleum business on land. Now we go with it onto the ocean, hundred of miles out, thousands of feet down.

C27 ACERT Land Mechanical Drilling Engine

Cat C27 ACERT engines are the ideal solution for your demanding operations in the oilfield. Decades of field operation and intense research and development allow Cat C27 ACERT engines to deliver excellent performance with low operating costs and emissions. This is an ideal engine for land mechanical drilling applications such as mud pump drives. Cat C27 ACERT™ Industrial Diesel Engine. Ratings: 597-858 bkW (800-1150 bhp) @ 1800-2100 rpm meet U.S. EPA Tier 2 equivalent emission standards.

Product Details

Engine Specifications

Minimum Rating 597 bkW
Maximum Rating 858 bkW
Emissions U.S. EPA Non-road Tier 2
Rated Speed 1800 RPM
Bore 137.7 mm
Stroke 152.4 mm
Displacement 27.2 L
Aspiration Turbocharged-Aftercooled
Governor and Protection ADEM A3
Engine Weight, net dry 2895 kg
Oil Change Interval 250
Rotation (from flywheel end) Counterclockwise
Flywheel and Flywheel Housing SAE No. 0 or SAE No. 1
Flywheel Teeth 136 (SAE 0), 113 (SAE 1)

Capacity for Liquids

Minimum Cooling System (engine only) 54.9 L

Dimensions

Length 1918 mm
Width 1463 mm
Height 1321 mm
  • Air Inlet System
    •  Dual turbochargers side or rear mounted — inlet 152.4 mm (6 in.) hose connection
  • Dual turbochargers side or rear mounted — inlet 152.4 mm (6 in.) hose connection
    • Control System
      •  Electronic governing, PTO speed control
      •  Programmable ratings
      •  Cold mode start strategy
      •  Automatic altitude compensation
      •  Power compensation for fuel temperature
      •  Programmable low and high idle and TEL
      •  Electronic diagnostics and fault logging
      •  Engine monitoring and protection system (speed, temperature, pressure)
      •  J1939 Broadcast (diagnostic, engine status, and control)
    • Cooling System
      •  Thermostats and housing — outlet LH vertical orientation
      •  Jacket water pump — gear-driven, centrifugal RH
    • Exhaust System
      •  Exhaust manifold — dry, heat shields
      •  Dual turbo — rear turbo exhaust, full marmon connection 127 mm (5 in.), maximum load 10 kg for direct
      •  Water-cooled center sections
    • Flywheels and Flywheel Housings
      •  SAE No. 0 or SAE No. 1
      •  SAE standard rotation
    • Fuel System
      •  MEUI system
      •  Fuel filter, RH ( 2 micron high performance)
      •  Fuel transfer pump
      •  Fuel priming pump (optional electric priming pump)
    • MEUI system
      • Fuel filter, RH ( 2 micron high performance)
        • Fuel transfer pump
          • Fuel priming pump (optional electric priming pump)
            • Lube System
              •  Crankcase breather — rear mounted
              •  Oil cooler — RH
              •  Side turbo — oil filler in RH front gear case
              •  Rear turbo — oil filler in RH valve cover
              •  Oil level gauge — RH
              •  Oil filter — RH
              •  Oil pan rear sump
            • Mounting System
              •  Front support — narrow
            • Power Take-Offs
              •  Crankshaft pulley — 203.2 mm (8 in), 5 grooves 15.9 mm (.63 in) wide; 292.1 mm (11.5 in.) 1 groove 15.9 mm (.63 in.) wide
            • Crankshaft pulley — 203.2 mm (8 in), 5 grooves 15.9 mm (.63 in) wide; 292.1 mm (11.5 in.) 1 groove 15.9 mm (.63 in.) wide
              • General
                •  Vibration damper
                •  Paint — Cat yellow
                •  Lifting eyes
                •  Automatic variable timing, electronic
                •  Electronic installation kit 70-pin connector (connectors, pins, sockets)
              • Air Inlet System
                •  Air lines
                •  Air cleaners
                •  Precleaners
              • Air lines
                • Air cleaners
                  • Precleaners
                    • Charging System
                      •  Battery chargers
                      •  Charging alternators
                      •  Alternator mountings
                    • Circuit Breakers
                      •  Circuit breaker mounting
                    • Circuit breaker mounting
                      • Cooling System
                        •  Blower fans
                        •  Suction fans
                        •  Radiators
                      • Blower fans
                        • Suction fans
                          • Radiators
                            • Exhaust System
                              •  Muffler
                            • Flywheel and Flywheel Housings
                              • Fuel Systems
                                •  Electric fuel priming pump
                              • Instrumentation
                                •  Gauges and instrument panels
                              • Gauges and instrument panels
                                • Lube System
                                  •  Lubricating oil
                                  •  Oil pan
                                  •  Oil filter
                                • Lubricating oil
                                  • Oil pan
                                    • Oil filter
                                      • Mounting System
                                        •  Engine supports
                                      • Power Take-Offs
                                        •  Hydraulic pump drives
                                        •  Pulley
                                        •  Auxiliary drive
                                      • Starting System
                                        •  Electric starting motor
                                        •  Battery sets - 24V
                                        •  Battery cable
                                        •  Battery rack
                                        •  Starting aids
                                      • Packaging
                                        •  Overseas preservation
                                        •  Storage preservation
                                        •  Export packaging
                                      • Overseas preservation
                                        • Storage preservation
                                          • Export packaging
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