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Land Production Generator Sets

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 4i 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: 450 ekW (562 kVA) @ 60 Hz (1800 rpm) meets U.S. EPA Tier 4 interim emission standards.

Product Details

Engine Specifications

Maximum Rating 450 ekW (562 kVA)
Minimum rating 450 ekW (562 kVA)
Emissions/fuel strategy U.S. EPA Tier 4 interim
Aspiration Turbocharged, 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 4.2
Generator SR4B
Fuel system MEUI
Frequency (Speed) 60 Hz (1800 rpm)

Capacity for Liquids

Fuel Diesel


Length 3505 mm
Width 1524 mm
Height 2108 mm
Weight 4726 kg
  • Air Inlet System
    •  Heavy-duty dual element air cleaner
    •  Service indicator
  • Heavy-duty dual element air cleaner
    • Service indicator
      • Cooling System
        •  Radiator package mounted (50° C)
        •  Side-by-side cores
        •  Coolant drain line with valve at edge of base
        •  Coolant level sight gauge
        •  Fan and belt guards
        •  Cat Extended Life Coolant
        •  Metal top and bottom tanks
      • Exhaust System
        •  Dry exhaust manifold
      • Dry exhaust manifold
        • Fuel System
          •  Primary fuel filter
          •  Secondary fuel filter
          •  Fuel priming pump
          •  Fuel transfer pump
        • Generator
          •  SR4B brushless, single-bearing, self-excited
          •  Class H insulation
          •  Random wound
          •  IP23 protection
          •  Cat DVR
          •  Coastal protection
        • SR4B brushless, single-bearing, self-excited
          • Class H insulation
            • Random wound
              • IP23 protection
                • Cat DVR
                  • Coastal protection
                    • Controls
                      •  ADEM A4 ECU
                      •  EMCP 4.2 control panel
                      •  Emergency stop pushbutton
                    • ADEM A4 ECU
                      • EMCP 4.2 control panel
                        • Emergency stop pushbutton
                          • Lube System
                            •  Oil cooler
                            •  High efficiency oil filter
                            •  Oil drain valves
                            •  Fumes disposal
                            •  Gear-type lube oil pump
                          • Oil cooler
                            • High efficiency oil filter
                              • Oil drain valves
                                • Fumes disposal
                                  • Gear-type lube oil pump
                                    • Mounting System
                                      •  Heavy-duty oilfield welded steel base (skiddable)
                                      •  Anti-vibration mounts
                                      •  Designed welded base for increased durability (C-channel design)
                                    • Starting/Charging System
                                      •  24-volt starting motor
                                      •  45-amp charging alternator
                                    • General
                                      •  Paint — Caterpillar yellow except rails and radiators (gloss black)
                                      •  Flywheel and flywheel housing — SAE No. 1
                                      •  Engine lifting eyes
                                    • Exhaust System
                                      •  Spark arresting mufflers (25 dBA and 35 dBA)
                                      •  Manifold and turbocharger guards
                                      •  Expander
                                    • Generator
                                      •  Permanent magnet excitation
                                      •  800 amp circuit breaker
                                      •  Space heater controls
                                    • Permanent magnet excitation
                                      • 800 amp circuit breaker
                                        • Space heater controls
                                          • Starting/Charging System
                                            •  Jacket water heater with shutoff valves
                                            •  Battery disconnect switch
                                            •  Battery rack with heavy duty batteries
                                          • Protection System
                                            •  Air shutoff - guillotine style
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