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D500 GC (60 Hz) Generator Set

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Generator Set Specifications

Maximum Rating 500 ekW
Minimum Rating 500 ekW
Emissions/Fuel Strategy EPA Stationary Emergency
Voltage 480 to 600 Volts
Frequency 60 Hz
Speed 1800 RPM
Duty Cycle Standby

Engine Specifications

Engine Model Cat® 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 MEUI
Governor Type ADEM™A4

Generator Set Dimensions

Length - Maximum 189.6in
Width - Maximum 64.2in
Height - Minimum 2034in
Height - Maximum 101.7in
Dry Weight - Genset (minimum) 8280.6lb
Dry Weight - Genset (maximum) 10346.3lb

Standard Equipment

  • Air Inlet System
    • Air cleaner - Non canister, disposable
    • Turbocharger
    • Aftercooler core
  • Control Panel
    • GCCP 1.2
  • Cooling System
    • Blower fan and fan drive with guards
    • Jacket water pump, gear driven, centrifugal
    • Radiator sight gauge
    • Coolant drain valve
    • Thermostats and housing
    • Radiator, package mounted
  • Exhaust System
    • Exhaust manifold - dry
  • Fuel System
    • Engine fuel transfer pump
    • Primary fuel filter w/integral water separator and secondary filter, spin on
    • Integral tank base, 24 hours, UL142
    • Fuel cooler
    • Fuel priming pump
  • Generator Set
    • All protective devices and control functions simulated and checked
    • Factory tested to design specifications at full load conditions
    • Complete system designed & built at ISO 9001:2000 certified facilities
  • Generators And Generator Attachments
    • Easy access to AVR and terminals
    • Standard winding protection for non-harsh environments with relative humidity ? 95%
    • IP23 Protection
    • 6 Leads
    • Brushless, self-excited 2/3 pitch (600V uses Internal excitation (IE))
    • Terminal box, IP22 RHS facing, bottom cable entry
    • Voltage regulator (single phase sensing)
    • Insulation system, Class H
  • Governing System
    • Cat electronic governor (ADEM A4)
  • Lube System
    • Shallow oil pan
    • Oil filter, spin on
    • Oil drain with valve
    • Lubricating oil, CK-4 (10W-30)
    • Oil cooler
    • Oil filler and dipstick
    • Fumes disposal to front of radiator
  • Mounting System
    • Captive linear vibration isolators between base and engine-generator
    • Includes lifting provisions and termination points for coolant and lube oil drain lines
  • Protection
    • Safety shutoff - High water temperature
    • Safety shutoff - Overspeed
    • Safety shutoff - Low oil pressure
  • Starting/charging System
    • 24V, 45 Amp Charging alternator
    • 24-volt electric starting motor
  • General
    • Lifting eyes
    • Vibration damper
    • Parts book

Optional Equipment

  • Air Inlet System
    • Air cleaner (Non canister disposable)
  • Bases, Mounting & Fuel Tanks
    • Audio & visual fuel alarm (@90% fuel level)
    • Wide Base - Skid
    • 5 Gallon Spill Containment
    • Fuel tank pill pipe & lockable cap
    • Overfill prevention valve
    • Integral tank base, 24 hours, UL142
  • Exhaust
    • Industrial, residential, critical mufflers
  • Circuit Breaker
    • Auxiliary contacts
    • 600A LSI
    • 600A LS/I
    • 1200A LSI
    • 1200A LS/I
    • 400A LSI
    • 800A LSI
    • 800A LS/I
    • 400A LS/I
  • Control System
    • Twist release, Red button emergency stop
    • Ground fault relay
    • 20A GFCI (Ground Fault Circuit Interrupter)
    • Volt free contacts
    • Product link remote monitoring hardware
    • Audible alarm Gp
    • 16 -light NFPA 99/110 Annunciator
    • 100A Load center
  • Enclosures
    • E-Stop
    • AC & DC Source lights
    • Sound attenuated Level 2 enclosure (White)
  • Exhaust System
    • Manifold and turbocharger guards
    • 8" Muffler - 25 dBA attenuation
    • Flexible exhaust connection
  • Generator
    • Anti-condensation heater
    • Oversize and premium generators
    • Excitation: [ ] Permanent magnet excitation (PMG) Excited (PM) [ ] Internally Excited (IE)
    • Permanent magnet excitation (PMG) generator
    • Space heater
  • Starting System
    • Jacket water heater
    • Battery charger (UL Certified)
    • Oversize battery set, 1400 CCA, 200 amp/hr
    • Standard battery set: 1000 CCA, 90 amp/hr.
  • Power Termination
    • Circuit breakers, UL listed
    • Circuit breakers, IEC compliant
  • General
    • CSA Certification
    • Extended Service Coverage
    • Generator test report
    • UL2200 Certification
    • CSA Certification
    • UL 2200 package
  • Lube System
    • Manual sump pump
  • Mounting System
    • Narrow skid base - replaces standard fuel tank base