DG500 (60 Hz)

Overview

Caterpillar is leading the power generation marketplace with Power Solutions engineered to deliver unmatched flexibility, expandability, reliability, and cost-effectiveness.

Emissions Strategy
  • Certified EPA Stationary Emergency
  • Complies with emission standards required for local permits
Cat CG18 Engine
  • Robust high speed block design provides prolonged life and lower owning operationg costs
  • Designed for maximum performance on low pressure pipeline natural gas
  • Leading edge technology in ignition system and air/fuel ratio control for lower emission and engine efficiency
Generator
  • Class H Insulation. Highest classification ensures alternator durability
    • Matched to the performance and output characteristics of Cat gas engines
    • Industry leading mechanical and electrical design
    • Industry leading motor starting capabilities
    • High Efficiency
EMCP 4.2B Control Panel
  • User-friendly interface and navigation
  • Scalable system to meet a wide range of installation requirement
  • Expansion modules and site-specific programming for specific customer requirements
Cooling System
  • Designed to operate in standard ambient temperatures up to 43°C (110°F)
  • Contact your Cat Dealer for specific ambient and altitude capabilities
Full range of attachments
  • Wide range of bolt-on system expansion attachmentsr
  • Factory designed and tested
  • Flexible packaging options for easy and cost effective installation
Footprint
  • Compact in-line design allows for improved packaging, resulting in the smallest genset footprint
Emissions Strategy
  • Certified EPA Stationary Emergency
  • Complies with emission standards required for local permits
Cat CG18 Engine
  • Robust high speed block design provides prolonged life and lower owning operationg costs
  • Designed for maximum performance on low pressure pipeline natural gas
  • Leading edge technology in ignition system and air/fuel ratio control for lower emission and engine efficiency
  • One electronic control module handles all engine functions: ignition, governing, air/fuel ratio control and engine protection
Generator
  • Class H Insulation. Highest classification ensures alternator durability
    • Matched to the performance and output characteristics of Cat gas engines
    • Industry leading mechanical and electrical design
    • Industry leading motor starting capabilities
    • High Efficiency
EMCP 4.2B Control Panel
  • User-friendly interface and navigation
  • Scalable system to meet a wide range of installation requirement
  • Expansion modules and site-specific programming for specific customer requirements
Cooling System
  • Designed to operate in standard ambient temperatures up to 43°C (110°F)
  • Contact your Cat Dealer for specific ambient and altitude capabilities
Full range of attachments
  • Wide range of bolt-on system expansion attachmentsr
  • Factory designed and tested
  • Flexible packaging options for easy and cost effective installation
Footprint
  • Compact in-line design allows for improved packaging, resulting in the smallest genset footprint

Generator Set Specifications

Natural Gas Rating
500 ekW
Fuel Type
Natural Gas
Emissions/Fuel Strategy
U.S. EPA Certified for Stationary Emergency Application
RPM
1800
Frequency
60 Hz
Voltage
120/208, 120/240, 277/480, 346/600 VAC

Engine Specifications

Engine Model
Cat® CG18 In-line 6, 4-cycle Natural Gas
Fuel System
Gas mixer, Venturi
Aspiration
Turbocharged - Air-to-Air Aftercooled
Governor Type
Electronic
Displacement
1106.3in³
Compression Ratio
10.5:1
Bore
5.7in
Stroke
7.2in

Generator Set Dimensions

Length
154in
Width
73in
Height
82in
Weight
10721lb

Standard/Optional Features

Standard Equipment:

  • Exhaust
    • Dry exhaust manifolds, insulated and shielded
  • Fuel System
    • Gas train with Zero Pressure regulator
    • ECU controlled shutdown solenoid
    • Airfuel Ratio Control, Venturi type Air-Gas mixer, throttle controlled valve
  • Controls
    • EMCP 4.2B
    • Integrated Voltage Regulator (IVR)
  • Telematics
    • PL444 Product link 4G LTE Telematics
  • Generator
    • Anti-condensation space heater
    • SR5
  • Governing
    • Electronic Governing
  • Starting/charging
    • 24V starting motors
  • General
    • Paint - Caterpillar Yellow except rails are gloss black
    • Operation and maintenance manuals
    • Parts book

Optional Equipment:

  • Air Inler
    • Air inlet adapters
  • Cooling
    • Inlet/Outlet connections
  • Exhaust
    • Flexible fitting
    • Elbow, Flange
    • Muffler and spark-arresting muffler with companion flanges
    • Exhaust expander
  • Telematics
    • PLG 601 & 641 Product link Telematics
  • Generator
    • Permanent Mangnet Excitation
    • Low voltage extension box
    • Generator air filter
    • European bus bar
    • Cable access box
  • Enclocures
    • Sound Attenuated and Weather Protective
  • Starting/charging
    • Jacket water heater
    • Space Heaters
    • Charging alternator
    • Battery with cable and rack (shipped loose)
    • Battery charger
    • Oversized battery
  • General
    • Engine barring group
    • EEC D.O.I and other certifications
    • Crankcase explosion relief valve

Take The Virtual Product Tour To Explore The Features And Benefits of the DG500 (60 Hz)

See how DG500 (60 Hz) compares against frequently compared products

DG500 (60 Hz)

Selected Model

Compare with other Cat Models

Compare Now

Media Gallery

Check out our current offers

View Specials