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 Inlet
    • Air Cleaner
  • Air System
    • Turbocharger
    • Air Cleaner - Non Canister disposable paper filter
    • Aftercooler core
  • Control Panel
    • EMCP 4.2
    • EMCP 4 Genset Controller
  • Cooling
    • Package mounted radiator
  • Cooling System
    • Caterpillar Extended Life Coolant
    • Fan drive, battery charging alternator drive
    • Radiator and cooling fan with guard
    • Coolant drain line with valve
  • Exhaust
    • Base, formed steel with single wall integral 8-hour fuel tank
    • Standard open set fuel tank / base supplied
    • Exhaust flange outlet
  • Fuel
    • Secondary fuel filter
    • Primary fuel filter with integral water separator
    • Fuel priming pump
  • Fuel System
    • Primary fuel filter w/integral water separator & secondary filter
    • Fuel priming pump
    • Engine fuel transfer pump
    • Flexible fuel lines
    • Fuel cooler
  • 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
  • Power Termination
    • Bus Bar
  • Generator And Attachments
    • 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
  • Mounting
    • Rubber vibration isolators
  • Governing System
    • Cat Electronic Governor (ADEM A4).
  • Lube System
    • Oil cooler
    • Oil drain valves
  • 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
    • EU certificate of conformance
    • Global certification for CIS
  • Circuit Breakers
    • 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
  • Generator
    • Oversize and premium generators
    • Anti-condensation heater
    • Excitation: [ ] Permanent Magnet Excited (PM) [ ] Internally Excited (IE)
  • Power Termination
    • Circuit breakers, UL listed
    • Circuit breakers, IEC compliant
  • Control Panels
    • 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
  • Starting/charging
    • Jacket water heater
    • Charging alternator
    • Heavy-duty starting system
    • Battery chargers
    • Oversize batteries
  • Cooling System
    • Stone guards
    • Radiator duct flange
    • Low coolant temperature alarm
  • Enclosures
    • Sound attenuated enclosures
    • High ambient sound attenuated enclosures
  • General
    • 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
  • Exhaust System
    • 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
  • Fuel System
    • Manual fuel transfer pump
    • Dual wall fuel tank base
    • Fuel transfer system controls
  • Generator And Attachments
    • 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
  • 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