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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.

C15 ACERT Tier 2 Oilfield Diesel Generator Set

Producing oil and gas is a complex task that requires equipped designed specifically for the oilfield. Cat C-Series oilfield diesel generator sets offer a rugged design capable of withstanding harsh conditions in the oilfield. Decades of experience in engine manufacturing combined with the latest electronics deliver the highest performance, safe operation, low emissions, and simplified operator interface. Cat generator sets are backed by the worldwide network of Cat dealers ready to support your operation with technical support, service, parts, and warranty. C15 ACERT oilfield diesel generator set. Ratings: 292 - 455 ekW (365 - 570 kVA) @ 50 and 60 Hz (1500 and 1800 rpm) meet China Stage II, U.S. EPA Tier 2 equivalent, EU Stage II equivalent emission standards.

  • Specification Summary

  • Maximum Rating 455 ekW (570 kVA)
  • Minimum rating 292 ekW (365 kVA)
  • Fuel Diesel
  • Emissions/fuel strategy U.S. EPA Tier 2, U.S. EPA Tier 3, EU Stage II, China Phase II
  • Specification Sheet


Product Details

Engine Specifications

Maximum Rating 455 ekW (570 kVA)
Minimum rating 292 ekW (365 kVA)
Emissions/fuel strategy U.S. EPA Tier 2, U.S. EPA Tier 3, EU Stage II, China Phase II
Aspiration Turbocharged, air-to-air aftercooled
Manifold type Dry
Bore 137.2 mm
Stroke 171.4 mm
Displacement 15.2 L
Engine control and protection ADEM A4
Generator set control EMCP 3.1
Generator SR4B
Fuel system MEUI
Frequency (Speed) 50/60 Hz (1500/1800 rpm)

Capacity for Liquids

Fuel Diesel


Length 3518 mm
Width 1524 mm
Height 2110 mm
Weight 4760 kg
  • Air Inlet System
    •  Heavy-duty air filter
  • Heavy-duty air filter
    • Cooling System
      •  Radiator package mounted (50° C)
      •  Coolant drain line with valve at edge of base
      •  Coolant level sensor
      •  Fan and belt guards
      •  Coolant level sight gauge
      •  Cat Extended Life Coolant
    • Radiator package mounted (50° C)
      • Coolant drain line with valve at edge of base
        • Coolant level sensor
          • Fan and belt guards
            • Coolant level sight gauge
              • Cat Extended Life Coolant
                • Exhaust System
                  •  Dry exhaust manifold
                  •  Flanged faced outlets
                  •  Stainless steel flex with split-cuff connection
                • Fuel System
                  •  Primary fuel filter with integral water separator
                  •  Secondary fuel filters
                  •  Fuel priming pump
                  •  Flex fuel lines
                • Generator
                  •  SR4B brushless, single-bearing, self-excited
                  •  Class H insulation
                  •  Random wound
                  •  IP23 protection
                  •  CDVR 3-phase sensing with selectable volts/Hz
                  •  3 sensing CTs and one droop CT
                  •  Coastal protection
                • Generator Attachments
                  •  RH extended cable access box
                • RH extended cable access box
                  • Controls
                    •  ADEM A4 ECU
                    •  EMCP 3 Control Panel
                  • ADEM A4 ECU
                    • EMCP 3 Control Panel
                      • Lube System
                        •  Deep sump (60 L) — 500-hour service interval
                        •  High efficiency oil filter
                        •  Oil drain valves
                        •  Fumes disposal
                        •  Gear-type lube oil pump
                      • Mounting System
                        •  Steel base frame (skidable)
                        •  Linear vibration isolation — seismic zone 4
                      • Steel base frame (skidable)
                        • Linear vibration isolation — seismic zone 4
                          • Starting/Charging System
                            •  24-volt starting motor
                            •  45-amp charging alternator
                            •  Battery rack
                          • 24-volt starting motor
                            • 45-amp charging alternator
                              • Battery rack
                                • General
                                  •  Paint — Caterpillar yellow except rails and radiators (gloss black)
                                  •  Flywheel and flywheel housing — SAE No. 1
                                  •  Vibration damper with pulley
                                  •  Engine lifting eyes
                                • Air Inlet System
                                  •  Precleaner
                                • Exhaust System
                                  •  Mufflers
                                  •  Manifold and turbocharger guards
                                  •  Elbows
                                • Generator
                                  •  Permanent magnet excitation
                                  •  Oversize and premium generators
                                  •  Anti-condensation space heaters available with permanent magnet excitation generators
                                  •  Top and bottom power cable entry
                                • Starting/Charging System
                                  •  Jacket water heater with shutoff valves
                                  •  Battery disconnect switch
                                  •  Battery rack with heavy duty batteries
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