C18 Generator Set

Diesel Generator Sets
Diesel Generator Sets (76)

Overview

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

Cat Generator Set Package
Cat Generator Set Package
  • Cat generator set packages have been fully prototype tested
  • Accepts 100% block load in one step and meets NFPA 110 loading requirements
  • Conform to ISO 8528-5 steady state and transient response requirements
Cat Diesel Engine
Cat Diesel Engine
  • Reliable, rugged, durable design
  • Field-proven in thousands of applications worldwide
  • Four-stroke-cycle diesel engine combines consistent performance and excellent fuel economy with minimum weight
SR5 Alternator
A-Frame Alternator
  • Superior motor starting capability minimizes need for oversizing alternator
  • Designed to match performance and output characteristics of Cat diesel engines
  • Robust Class H insulation
EMCP Control Panel
EMCP 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
Cooling System
  • Designed to operate in standard ambient temperatures up to 55°C (131°F)
  • Contact your Cat Dealer for specific ambient and altitude capabilities
Certifications
Certifications
  • Cat dealers provide extensive post-sale support including maintenance and repair agreements. Cat dealers have over 1,800 dealer branch stores operating in 200 countries. The Caterpillar S•O•S℠ program cost effectively detects internal engine component condition, even the presence of unwanted fluids and combustion by-products
One Safe Source
One Safe Source
  • Components used in the generator set are selected based on seamless design integration to provide the optimum performance
  • The generator set is fully assembled at a Caterpillar facility following our quality guidelines
  • Each generator set package is tested before leaving the Caterpillar facility
World Wide Product Support
World Wide Product Support
  • Cat dealers have over 1,800 dealer branch stores operating in 200 countries
  • Your local Cat dealer provides extensive post-sale support, including maintenance and repair agreements
Cat Generator Set Package
Cat Generator Set Package
  • Cat generator set packages have been fully prototype tested
  • Accepts 100% block load in one step and meets NFPA 110 loading requirements
  • Conform to ISO 8528-5 steady state and transient response requirements
Cat Diesel Engine
Cat Diesel Engine
  • Reliable, rugged, durable design
  • Field-proven in thousands of applications worldwide
  • Four-stroke-cycle diesel engine combines consistent performance and excellent fuel economy with minimum weight
SR5 Alternator
A-Frame Alternator
  • Superior motor starting capability minimizes need for oversizing alternator
  • Designed to match performance and output characteristics of Cat diesel engines
  • Robust Class H insulation
EMCP Control Panel
EMCP 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
Cooling System
  • Designed to operate in standard ambient temperatures up to 55°C (131°F)
  • Contact your Cat Dealer for specific ambient and altitude capabilities
Certifications
Certifications
  • Cat dealers provide extensive post-sale support including maintenance and repair agreements. Cat dealers have over 1,800 dealer branch stores operating in 200 countries. The Caterpillar S•O•S℠ program cost effectively detects internal engine component condition, even the presence of unwanted fluids and combustion by-products
One Safe Source
One Safe Source
  • Components used in the generator set are selected based on seamless design integration to provide the optimum performance
  • The generator set is fully assembled at a Caterpillar facility following our quality guidelines
  • Each generator set package is tested before leaving the Caterpillar facility
  • Cat product support, including dealer service, parts and warranty covers the entire Cat power system
World Wide Product Support
World Wide Product Support
  • Cat dealers have over 1,800 dealer branch stores operating in 200 countries
  • Your local Cat dealer provides extensive post-sale support, including maintenance and repair agreements

Generator Set Specifications

Minimum Rating
500 ekW
Maximum Rating
750 ekW
Voltage
208 to 600 Volts
Frequency
60 Hz
Speed
1800 rpm
Emissions/Fuel Strategy
U.S. EPA Certified
Duty Cycle
Standby, Prime

Engine Specifications

Engine Model
Cat® C18 ATAACTM In-line 6, 4-cycle diesel
Bore
145 mm (5.71 in)
Displacement
18.13 L (1106.36 in3)
Stroke
183 mm (7.2 in)
Compression Ratio
14:01
Aspiration
Turbocharged Air to Air Aftercooled
Governor Type
Electronic ADEM™ A4
Fuel System
Electronic unit injection
Displacement
1106.3in³
Bore
5.71in
Stroke
7.2in

Generator Set Dimensions

Length - Maximum
138in
Width - Maximum
67in
Height - Maximum
88in

Standard/Optional Features

Standard Equipment:

  • Air Inlet System
    • Aftercooler core
    • Turbocharger
  • Control System
    • 3 Pole
    • EMCP4.2B
    • Right mounted power centre
    • Standard breaker
  • Cooling System
    • Jacket water pump, gear driven
    • Thermostats and housing
    • Coolant level sight gauge
    • Coolant level sensor
    • Coolant drain valve; terminated on edge of base
    • Cooling system filled with Caterpillar Extended Life Coolant
    • Radiator and cooling fan with belt guards
  • Exhaust System
    • Exhaust manifold; dry
  • Fuel System
    • Primary fuel filter w/integral water separator & secondary filter
    • Flexible fuel lines
    • Fuel cooler
    • Engine fuel transfer pump
    • Fuel priming pump
  • Generator And Attachments
    • Brushless, self-excited 2/3 pitch, random wound
    • Insulation Class H and temperature rise
    • Power centre, IP22 bottom cable entry
    • Segregated low voltage wiring panel
    • IP23 Protection
  • Mounting System
    • Anti-vibration mounts (Non-captive)
    • Generator mounting & Duct Plate
    • Narrow skid base
  • Protection System
    • Overspeed
    • Low oil pressure shutdown
    • High coolant temperature shutdown
    • Low Coolant level shutdown
  • Starting/charging
    • 24 Volt electric starting motor

Optional Equipment:

  • Air Inlet System
    • Dual element air cleaner
    • Heavy duty canister air filters
  • Control System
    • Annunciators box
    • Volt free contact
    • Remote E-Stop button
    • Discrete I/O module
    • Earth (Ground) fault relay
    • Local annunciator
    • EMCP 4.4
  • Circuit Breakers
    • Auxiliary contacts
    • Neutral bar (208V)
    • Single LSI motorised circuit breaker
    • Single LSI motorised Circuit Breaker
    • External paralleling
  • Enclosures
    • Sound attenuated (SA)
    • Weather protective
    • Aluminium enclosure
  • Cooling System
    • Stone guards
    • Coolant heater
    • Jacket water heater with pump
  • Base / Fuel Tank
    • Audio & visual fuel alarm
    • Sub Base Dual Wall Fuel Tank: 660, 1000, 1900, 2200 gal
  • Fuel System
    • Sub tank bases: 24 hr & 48 hr
    • Integral 8 hr tank base
  • Generator And Attachments
    • LC frame oversize generators
    • Space heater control
    • PMG, AREP
    • Oversize
    • Coastal protection (CIP)
  • Starting And Charging
    • Battery disconnect switch
    • 5 Amp battery charger
    • Oversize battery set
    • Standard battery set
  • Certifications
    • Certification of Compliance � IBC
    • CSA 22.2
    • Dual IBC & OSHPD
    • UL2200 Listed
    • Seismic
  • General
    • Tool set
  • Lube System
    • Manual sump pump

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C18 (60 Hz) Diesel Generator Sets

Engine Model
Cat® C18 ATAACTM In-line 6, 4-cycle diesel
Voltage
208 to 600 Volts
Maximum Rating
750 ekW
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C32 with Upgradeable Package Diesel Generator Sets

Engine Model
C32 TA, V-12, 4-Stroke Water-Cooled Diesel
Voltage
220 to 4160
Maximum Rating
1000 ekW (1250 kVA)
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3516B (50 Hz) with Upgradeable Package Diesel Generator Sets

Engine Model
C32 TA, V-12, 4-Stroke Water-Cooled Diesel
Voltage
220 to 4160 Volts
Maximum Rating
2500 kVA
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