C15 Generator Set

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Generator Set Specifications

Minimum Rating 320 ekW
Maximum Rating 500 ekW
Emissions/Fuel Strategy Low Fuel, Tier 2, Tier 3, EU Stage IIIA
Voltage 208 to 600 Volts
Frequency 60 Hz
Speed 1800 rpm
Duty Cycle Standby, Prime

Engine Specifications

Engine Model C15 ATAAC, I-6, 4-Stroke Water-Cooled Diesel
Bore 5.4in
Stroke 6.75in
Displacement 927.56in³
Compression Ratio 16.1:1
Aspiration Air to Air Aftercooled
Fuel System MEUI
Governor Type Adem™A4

Generator Set Dimensions

Length - Maximum 168.2in
Width - Maximum 81in
Height - Maximum 82.4in

Standard Equipment

  • Air System
    • Turbocharger
    • Air Cleaner - Non Canister disposable paper filter
    • Aftercooler core
  • Air Inlet
    • Air Cleaner
  • Control Panel
    • EMCP 4.2
    • EMCP 4 Genset Controller
  • Cooling
    • Package mounted radiator
  • Cooling System
    • Coolant drain line with valve
    • Fan drive, battery charging alternator drive
    • Caterpillar Extended Life Coolant
    • Radiator and cooling fan with guard
  • Exhaust
    • Base, formed steel with single wall integral 8-hour fuel tank
    • Standard open set fuel tank / base supplied
    • Exhaust flange outlet
  • Fuel
    • Primary fuel filter with integral water separator
    • Secondary fuel filter
    • Fuel priming pump
  • Fuel System
    • Engine fuel transfer pump
    • Flexible fuel lines
    • Fuel cooler
    • Fuel priming pump
    • Primary fuel filter w/integral water separator & secondary filter
  • Generator
    • IP23 Protection
    • Load adjustment module provides engine relief upon load impact and improves load acceptance and recovery time
    • Matched to the performance and output characteristics of Cat engines
  • Power Termination
    • Bus Bar
  • Mounting
    • Rubber vibration isolators
  • Generator And Attachments
    • Segregated low voltage (AC/DC) wiring panel
    • Optional LC frame generator - IP23 Protection
    • Power center, IP22
    • Mandatory Option circuit breaker, IEC, 3 pole, mounted in power centre
    • Integrated Voltage Regulator
    • A frame generator - IP21 Protection
  • 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 battery with rack and cables
    • 24 volt starting motor
    • Batteries
  • General
    • Engine and alternator pre paint, Caterpillar yellow
    • Paint - Caterpillar Yellow except rails and radiators gloss black

Optional Equipment

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