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Industrial Diesel Engines - Highly 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® C1.7 Diesel Engine

The new electronic Cat® C1.7 Industrial Diesel Engines, with common rail fuel system, deliver impressive performance throughout a wide speed range with exceptional power density. Ultracompact package size and extensive options make them ideal for agriculture, aerial lifts, compressors, construction, general industrial, irrigation equipment, material handling, mobile earthmoving equipment, mobile light towers, turf and landscaping, underground mining equipment, and welders.

Product Details

Power Rating

Minimum Power 30 bkW
Maximum Power 30 bkW
Frequency 2800 rpm

Emission Standards

Emissions U.S. EPA Tier 4 Final, Japan 2014 (Tier 4 Final)


Engine Configuration In-Line 3, 4-Stroke-Cycle Diesel
Bore 84 mm (3.3 in)
Stroke 90 mm (3.5 in)
Displacement 1.7L (103.7 in³)
Aspiration Turbocharged (T)
Compression Ratio 18:1
Combustion System Direct Injection
Rotation (from flywheel end) Counterclockwise
Cooling System Capacity 2.8L (2.96 qt)
Lube System (refill) 3.6L (3.8 qt)

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

Length 640 mm (25.2 in)
Width 545 mm (21.4 in)
Height 736 mm (28.9 in)
Weight - Net Dry (Basic Operating Engine Without Optional Attachments) 190 kg (419 lbs)
  • Air Inlet System
    •  Standard air cleaner
    •  Turbocharger
  • Control System
    •  Alternator 12 volt 85 amp
    •  Starter motor 12 volt
    •  Glow plug starting aid
    •  Electronic control unit
    •  Flexible and configurable software features and well supported SAE J1939 CAN bus enables highly integrated machines
    •  All connectors and wiring harness are waterproof and designed to withstand harsh non-road environments
    •  Robust reliable sensors
  • Cooling System
    •  Belt-driven coolant pump
    •  Coolant temperature switch
    •  Choice of cooling fans
    •  Fan drive options
  • Belt-driven coolant pump
    • Coolant temperature switch
      • Choice of cooling fans
        • Fan drive options
          • Flywheel & Flywheel Housing
            •  Flywheel and flywheel housing options
          • Fuel System
            •  Electronic 2000 bar common rail fuel system
            •  Spin-on fuel filter
            •  Simple pintle nozzle injectors
          • Electronic 2000 bar common rail fuel system
            • Spin-on fuel filter
              • Simple pintle nozzle injectors
                • Lube System
                  •  Spin on oil filter
                  •  Lube oil pressure switch
                  •  Sump options for various applications
                • Power Take Off (PTO)
                  •  SAE A PTO drive
                • General
                  •  Cast iron, engine block
                  •  Cast iron exhaust manifold options
                  •  Paint: Caterpillar yellow, with optional colors available at request
                  •  Induction manifold options
                  •  Engine mounting
                  •  Block heater provision
                • U.S. EPA Tier 4 Final Aftertreatment/Clean Emissions Control Equipment
                  •  Diesel Oxidation Catalyst (DOC)
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