DE550S GC (60 Hz) Generator Set

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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
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
GCCP 1.1 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
  • CE Certification Available
  • CIS Certification Available
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
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
GCCP 1.1 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
  • CE Certification Available
  • CIS Certification Available
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

Generator Set Specifications

Minimum Rating
550 ekW
Maximum Rating
550 ekW
Emissions/Fuel Strategy
Non Regulated
Voltage
220 to 480 Volts
Frequency
60 Hz
Speed
1800 RPM
Duty Cycle
Standby

Engine Specifications

Engine Model
C15 In-line 6, 4-cycle diesel
Bore
5.4in
Stroke
6.8in
Displacement
928in³
Compression Ratio
16.1:1
Aspiration
Turbocharged Air-to-Air Aftercooled
Fuel System
EUI
Governor Type
Adem™A4

Generator Set Dimensions

Length - Maximum
131in
Width - Maximum
60.6in
Height - Maximum
86.1in
Dry Weight - Genset (maximum)
8364lb

Standard/Optional Features

Standard Equipment:

  • Engine
    • Cat® C15 Inline 6 Cylinder, 4 Stroke Diesel
  • Air Inlet
    • Air Cleaner
  • Control Panels
    • GCCP 1.1
  • Governor
    • Mechanical Governor
  • Alternator
    • A Frame Standard Alternator
  • Control Panel
    • EMCP 4 Genset Controller
  • Cooling
    • Package mounted radiator
  • Fuel Storage
    • Single Wall 8 Hour Tank
  • Cooling System
    • Radiator and cooling fan with guards
    • Fan drive, battery charging alternator drive
  • Exhaust
    • Exhaust flange outlet
  • Fuel
    • Fuel priming pump
    • Secondary fuel filter
    • Primary fuel filter with integral water separator
  • Electrical Options
    • 3 Pole Circuit Breaker
    • Neutral Earth Link
    • 24 Volt battery with rack and cables
  • Air Inlet System
    • Air cleaner; light duty with disposable element
  • Lube System
    • Lubricating oil
    • Oil drain line with valve
  • Generator
    • Matched to the performance and output characteristics of Cat engines
    • Load adjustment module provides engine relief upon load impact and improves load acceptance and recovery time
    • IP23 Protection
  • Mounting System
    • Captive linear vibration isolators
    • Lifting provision and drag points
  • Power Termination
    • Bus Bar
  • Generator And Attachments
    • Integrated Voltage Regulator
    • Power center, IP22
    • Optional LC frame generator - IP23 Protection
    • Mandatory Option circuit breaker, IEC, 3 pole, mounted in power centre
    • Segregated low voltage (AC/DC) wiring panel
  • Mounting
    • Rubber vibration isolators
  • Governing System
    • Cat Electronic Governor (ADEM A4).
  • Lube System
    • Oil drain valves
    • Oil cooler
  • Mounting System
    • Captive linear vibration isolators between base and engine-generator includes lifting provisions and termination points for coolant and lube oil drain lines
  • Starting/charging
    • 24 volt starting motor
    • Batteries
    • 24 Volt battery with rack and cables
  • General
    • Engine and alternator pre paint, Caterpillar yellow
    • Paint - Caterpillar Yellow except rails and radiators gloss black
    • Engine and alternator pre paint, Caterpillar yellow

Optional Equipment:

  • Control Panel
    • Speed and Voltage Adjust Potentiometers
    • PLG 4G/3G/Ethernet
    • Annunciator
    • Emergency E-Stop
  • Exhaust
    • Industrial, Residential, Critical Mufflers
  • Enclosure
    • Cat GC Enclosure
  • Generator
    • Oversize and premium generators
    • Anti-condensation heater
    • Excitation: [ ] Permanent Magnet Excited (PM) [ ] Internally Excited (IE)
  • Electrical Options
    • 4 Pole circuit breaker
    • Auxiliary Contacts
    • Pad-lockable circuit breaker
    • Battery Charger
    • Wet Battery
  • Power Termination
    • Circuit breakers, UL listed
    • Circuit breakers, IEC compliant
  • Alternator
    • Space Heater
    • AVR
  • Air Inlet System
    • Single Stage Air Filter
    • Dual Element Air Filter
  • Starting/charging
    • Heavy-duty starting system
    • Battery chargers
    • Jacket water heater
    • Oversize batteries
    • Charging alternator
  • Certifications
    • EU certificate of conformance
    • EAC certification
  • Extended Service Coverage
    • 3, 4, 5 and 10 Years
  • General
    • The following options are based on regional and product configuration:
    • UL 2200 package
    • Integral & sub-base UL listed dual wall fuel tanks
    • Sound attenuated, weather protective or high ambient weather protective enclosure
    • EU Certificate of Conformance (CE)
    • EEC Declaration of Conformity
    • Single or dual wall integral fuel tanks
    • Single or dual wall sub-base fuel tanks
    • CSA Certification
    • Automatic transfer switches (ATS)
    • Narrow, Wide or Skid Base
    • Seismic Certification per applicable building codes: IBC 2000, IBC 2003, IBC 2006, IBC 2009, CBC 2007
  • Enclosures
    • High ambient sound attenuated enclosures
  • Exhaust System
    • Industrial Silencer
    • 10 dBA Attenuation silencer
    • 6 and 8 inch elbow kit
    • Flexible exhaust fittings
    • Manifold and turbocharger guard
    • End in / End out mufflers - 10, 25 and 35 dBA attenuation
    • Engine mounted muffler
    • 6 and 8 inch flange GP
  • Fuel System
    • Dual Wall 8Hr Fuel Tank
    • Single Wall 8Hr Fuel Tank with Spill Containment
    • Low Fuel Level Shutdown
    • Low and High Fuel Level Alarms
    • Fuel transfer system controls
    • Dual wall fuel tank base
    • Manual fuel transfer pump
  • Generator And Attachments
    • Ingress protection
    • CIP a frame generator
    • Oversize A frame generator
    • Permanent magnet generator
    • Space heaters
    • LC frame CIP generator
    • LC frame generator
    • Oversize LC frame generator
  • Lube System
    • Manual sump pump
  • Mounting System
    • Narrow skid base - replaces standard fuel tank base
  • Special Test / Reports
    • PGS Test report @ 1.0 power factor
    • PGS Test report @ 0.8 power factor
  • Starting / Charging System
    • Battery disconnect switch
    • Jacket water heater
    • 5 Amp single battery charger

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