C15 Generator Set | 320-500 kW Diesel Generator

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SPECS SUMMARY

Minimum Rating320 ekW
Maximum Rating500 ekW
Emissions/Fuel StrategyLow Fuel, Tier 2, Tier 3, EU Stage IIIA
Voltage208 to 600 Volts
Caterpillar is leading the power generation marketplace with Power Solutions engineered to deliver unmatched flexibility, expandability, reliability, and cost-effectiveness.

Specifications

Minimum Rating320 ekW
Maximum Rating500 ekW
Emissions/Fuel StrategyLow Fuel, Tier 2, Tier 3, EU Stage IIIA
Voltage208 to 600 Volts
Frequency60 Hz
Speed1800 RPM
Duty CycleStandby, Prime
Engine ModelC15 ATAAC, I-6, 4-Stroke Water-Cooled Diesel
Bore5.4 in (137.2 mm)
Stroke6.75 in (171.4 mm)
Displacement927.56 in³ (15.2 l)
Compression Ratio16.1:1
AspirationAir to Air Aftercooled
Fuel SystemMEUI
Governor TypeAdem™A4
Length - Maximum168.2 in (4273 mm)
Width - Maximum81 in (2058 mm)
Height - Maximum82.4 in (2092 mm)

Benefits and Features

  • 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

  • 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

  • Superior motor starting capability minimizes need for oversizing alternator
  • Designed to match performance and output characteristics of Cat diesel engines
  • Robust Class H insulation

  • 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

  • Designed to operate in standard ambient temperatures up to 55°C (131°F)
  • Contact your Cat Dealer for specific ambient and altitude capabilities

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

  • 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

  • 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

Standard Equipment

  • Air Cleaner
  • Turbocharger
  • Air Cleaner - Non Canister disposable paper filter
  • Aftercooler core
  • EMCP 4.2
  • EMCP 4 Genset Controller
  • Package mounted radiator
  • Caterpillar Extended Life Coolant
  • Fan drive, battery charging alternator drive
  • Radiator and cooling fan with guard
  • Coolant drain line with valve
  • Base, formed steel with single wall integral 8-hour fuel tank
  • Standard open set fuel tank / base supplied
  • Exhaust flange outlet
  • Secondary fuel filter
  • Primary fuel filter with integral water separator
  • Fuel priming pump
  • Primary fuel filter w/integral water separator & secondary filter
  • Fuel priming pump
  • Engine fuel transfer pump
  • Flexible fuel lines
  • Fuel cooler
  • 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
  • Mandatory Option circuit breaker, IEC, 3 pole, mounted in power centre
  • Integrated Voltage Regulator
  • Segregated low voltage (AC/DC) wiring panel
  • Optional LC frame generator - IP23 Protection
  • Power center, IP22
  • A frame generator - IP21 Protection
  • Rubber vibration isolators
  • Cat Electronic Governor (ADEM A4).
  • Oil cooler
  • Oil drain valves
  • Captive linear vibration isolators between base and engine-generator includes lifting provisions and termination points for coolant and lube oil drain lines
  • 24 Volt battery with rack and cables
  • 24 volt starting motor
  • Batteries
  • Engine and alternator pre paint, Caterpillar yellow
  • Paint - Caterpillar Yellow except rails and radiators gloss black

Optional Equipment

  • Single element air cleaner
  • Dual element air cleaner
  • Industrial, Residential, Critical Mufflers
  • EU certificate of conformance
  • Global certification for CIS
  • Shunt trip for IEC circuit breaker
  • Pad-lockable circuit breaker device
  • 4 Pole (IEC-100% rated) circuit breakers - Motorised
  • Auxiliary contacts, circuit breaker
  • 3 Pole (IEC-100% rated) circuit breakers - Motorised
  • 3 Pole (IEC-100% rated) circuit breakers - Package mounted
  • 4 Pole (IEC-100% rated) circuit breakers - Package mounted
  • Power terminal strip
  • Oversize and premium generators
  • Anti-condensation heater
  • Excitation: [ ] Permanent Magnet Excited (PM) [ ] Internally Excited (IE)
  • Circuit breakers, UL listed
  • Circuit breakers, IEC compliant
  • EMCP 4.3, EMCP 4.4
  • Volt free contacts
  • Local annunciator
  • Remote annunciator
  • Local alarm horn
  • Oil temperature displays
  • Protective devices: Earth fault relay ; Earth leakage ground fault relay ; Overload shutdown via breaker ; Low fuel level alarm ; Low fuel level shutdown ; High fuel level alarm ; Fuel level sensor
  • Jacket water heater
  • Charging alternator
  • Heavy-duty starting system
  • Battery chargers
  • Oversize batteries
  • Stone guards
  • Radiator duct flange
  • Low coolant temperature alarm
  • Sound attenuated enclosures
  • High ambient sound attenuated enclosures
  • Sound attenuated, weather protective or high ambient weather protective enclosure
  • CSA Certification
  • Seismic Certification per applicable building codes: IBC 2000, IBC 2003, IBC 2006, IBC 2009, CBC 2007
  • EEC Declaration of Conformity
  • Integral & sub-base UL listed dual wall fuel tanks
  • Automatic transfer switches (ATS)
  • Single or dual wall sub-base fuel tanks
  • The following options are based on regional and product configuration:
  • EU Certificate of Conformance (CE)
  • Single or dual wall integral fuel tanks
  • Narrow, Wide or Skid Base
  • UL 2200 package
  • Engine mounted muffler
  • End in / End out mufflers - 10, 25 and 35 dBA attenuation
  • 6 and 8 inch elbow kit
  • Manifold and turbocharger guard
  • Flexible exhaust fittings
  • 6 and 8 inch flange GP
  • Manual fuel transfer pump
  • Dual wall fuel tank base
  • Fuel transfer system controls
  • Space heaters
  • Permanent magnet generator
  • Ingress protection
  • LC frame generator
  • Oversize A frame generator
  • LC frame CIP generator
  • CIP a frame generator
  • Oversize LC frame generator
  • Manual sump pump
  • Narrow skid base - replaces standard fuel tank base
  • PGS Test report @ 1.0 power factor
  • PGS Test report @ 0.8 power factor
  • 5 Amp single battery charger
  • Battery disconnect switch
  • Jacket water heater