C9 Open Diesel Generating Set Rear Right

C9 Generator Set

Diesel Generator Sets
Diesel Generator Sets (75)

Overview

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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
  • 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
  • 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
  • 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 55°C (131°F)
  • Contact your Cat Dealer for specific ambient and altitude capabilities
Certifications
  • Matched to the performance and output characteristics of Cat engines
  • Industry leading mechanical and electrical design
  • Industry leading motor starting capabilities
  • High Efficiency
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
  • 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 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
  • 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
  • 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
  • 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 55°C (131°F)
  • Contact your Cat Dealer for specific ambient and altitude capabilities
Certifications
  • Matched to the performance and output characteristics of Cat engines
  • Industry leading mechanical and electrical design
  • Industry leading motor starting capabilities
  • High Efficiency
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
  • 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

Engine Specifications

Bore
4.41in
Displacement
537.01in³
Stroke
5.87in
Aspiration
Air to Air Aftercooled
Fuel System
Hydraulic electronic unit injection
Engine Model
C9 ATAAC, I-6, 4-Stroke Water-Cooled Diesel
Compression Ratio
16.1:1
Governor Type
Adem™A4
Aspiration
Air to Air Aftercooled
Fuel System
Hydraulic electronic unit injection
Bore
4.41in
Displacement
537.01in³
Stroke
5.87in
Fuel System
5.87in

Generator Set Specifications

Minimum Rating
180 ekW
Maximum Rating
300 ekW
Voltage
220 to 480 Volts
Frequency
60 Hz
Speed
1800 rpm
Emissions/Fuel Strategy
Low Fuel, Tier 3
Duty Cycle
Standby, Prime

Generator Set Dimensions

Height - Maximum
73.5in
Length - Maximum
157in
Width - Maximum
47.5in

Standard/Optional Features

Standard Equipment:

  • Air Inlet System
    • Air cleaner, light duty with disposable paper filter
    • Aftercooler core
    • Turbocharger
  • Control Panels
    • EMCP 4.2
  • Cooling System
    • Fan drive, battery charging alternator drive
    • Radiator and cooling fan with guard
    • Coolant drain line with valve
    • Caterpillar extended life coolant
  • Exhaust System
    • Exhaust manifold; dry
    • Stainless steel exhaust flex, gaskets, rain cap & SAE exhaust flange for customer use; shipped loose
  • Fuel System
    • Base, formed steel with single wall integral 8-hour fuel tank
    • Standard open set fuel tank / base supplied
    • Primary fuel filter w/integral water separator and secondary filter
    • Fuel priming pump
    • Fuel cooler
  • Generators And Generator Attachments
    • IP23 protection
    • Voltage regulator (single phase sensing)
    • Mandatory option circuit breaker, IEC, 3 pole mounted in powercentre
    • 12 leads
    • Power centre, IP22
    • Segregated low voltage (AC/DC) wiring panel
    • Insulation class H and temperature rise
    • Brushless, self-excited 2/3 pitch, random wound
  • Governing System
    • Cat electronic governor (ADEM A4)
    • Cat electronic governor (ADEM A4)
  • Lube System
    • Oil cooler
    • Oil drain valves
    • Lubricating oil
    • Fumes disposal; piped to front of radiator
    • Oil filter and dipstick
    • Oil cooler
    • Lubricating oil
    • Oil drain lines with valve; piped to edge of base
  • Mounting System
    • Includes lifting provisions and termination points for coolant and lube oil drain lines
    • Captive linear vibration isolators between base and engine-generator
  • Starting / Charging System
    • 24V battery with rack and cables
  • General
    • Engine and alternator re-paint, Caterpillar Yellow

Optional Equipment:

  • Certifications
    • Global certificate fpr CIS
    • European certificate for conformance
  • Air Inlet System
    • Single element air cleaner
  • Circuit Breakers
    • 4 Pole (IEC-100% rated) circuit breaker upgrades: 400, 630, 800 and 100 amps
  • Control Panels
    • Control panel Options: Volt free contacts ; Local alarm horn ; Oil temperature displays
    • Control panel protective devices: Earth fault relay ; Earth leakage ground fault ; overload shutdown via breaker ; Low fuel level shutdown ; Low fuel level alarm ; Fuel level sensor
  • Cooling System
    • Low coolant temperature alarm
    • Radiator duct flange
  • Enclosures
    • Sound attenuated enclosure
    • High ambient sound attenuated enclosure
  • Exhaust System
    • 6 inch flange
    • 5 - 6 inch flange adaptor
    • Mufflers - End in / End out; 10 dBA or 25 dBA attenuation
    • 5 and 6 inch elbow kits
  • Fuel System
    • Integral duel wall fuel tank base
  • Generators And Attachments
    • Oversize, AREP, CIP generators
    • Permanent magnet generator
  • Mounting System
    • Narrow skid base
  • Starting / Charging System
    • Jacket water heater
    • Battery disconnet switch
    • 5 Amp single battery charger

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C9 (60 Hz) Diesel Generator Sets

Engine Model
C9 ATAAC, I-6, 4-Stroke Water-Cooled Diesel
Bore
4.41 in
Stroke
5.87 in
Frequency
60 Hz
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C1.1 (60 Hz) Diesel Generator Sets

Engine Model
C1.1, In-line 4, 4-cycle diesel
Bore
3.0 in
Stroke
3.2 in
Frequency
60 Hz
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C1.5 (60 Hz) Diesel Generator Sets

Engine Model
Cat® C1.5
Bore
3.3 in
Stroke
3.5 in
Frequency
60 Hz
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