C18 ACERT™ (TIER 4I)

Cat C18 ACERT engines are the ideal solution for your demanding operations in the oilfield. Decades of field operation and intense research and development allow Cat C15 ACERT engines to deliver excellent performance with low operating costs while meeting tight environmental requirements. This is an ideal engine for applications that require Tier 4 Interim or EU Stage IIIB emissions certifications in well service applications such as pump skids, nitrogen units, acidizing units, cementing units, blenders, and hydraulic power units. Cat engines are backed by the worldwide network of Cat dealers ready to support your operation with technical support, service, parts, and warranty. C18 ACERT engines with ratings: 447-522 bkW (600-700 bhp)@ 1800-1900 rpm meet U.S. EPA Tier 4 Interim, EU Stage IIIB emission standards. Rating 563 bkW (755 bhp) @ 1800-1900 rpm meets U.S. EPA Tier 4 Interim emission standards. This information about Emissions describes the particular rating's emissions technology. For more information about emissions certification, please contact your local Cat dealer.


SPECIFICATIONS
General Specifications
Minimum Rating 600 BHP
Maximum Rating 755 BHP
Governor and Protection Electronic ADEM™ A4
RPM 1900 r/min
Aspiration Turbocharged-Aftercooled
Displacement 1104.5 in³
Flywheel and Flywheel Housing SAE No. 0 or SAE No. 1
Flywheel Teeth 136 (SAE 0), 113 (SAE 1)
Rotation from Flywheel End Counterclockwise
Stroke 7.2 in
Bore 5.7 in


Emissions
Emissions U.S. EPA Tier 4 Interim, EU Stage IIIB


Dimensions
Length 60.2 in
Width 37.8 in
Height 51 in
Weight 3482 lb


Capacity for Liquids
Cooling System 7.1 gal (US)


BENEFITS & FEATURES
Features


Emissions
- Designed to meet 2011 U.S. EPA Tier 4 Interim and EU Stage IIIB emissions requirements. - On-engine NOx reduction system with optimized piston, ring, liner, and fuel system configuration to reduce NOx while minimizing in-cylinder sooting - Aftertre

Engine Design
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Low Total Cost of Ownership
- Optimized fuel consumption - Minimum 5000-hour diesel particulate filter ash service interval and 250- to 500-hour oil change intervals enable low maintenance costs

Advanced Digital Engine Management
ADEM A4 control system providing integrated ignition, speed governing, protection, and controls, including detonationsensitive variable ignition timing. ADEM A4 has improved: user interface, display system, shutdown controls, and system diagnostics.

Power Units
Engine available with factory packaged features including: - Aftertreatment - Base - Radiator - Transmission

Custom Packaging
For any petroleum application, trust Caterpillar to meet your exact needs with a factory custom package. Cat engines, generators, enclosures, controls, radiators, transmissions, aftertreatment solutions — anything your project requires — can be custom designed and matched to create a one-of-a kind solution. Custom packages are globally supported and are covered by a one-year warranty after startup.

Fuel & Oil
Requires Ultra Low Sulfur Diesel (ULSD) containing a maximum of 15 ppm sulfur, and new oil formulations to support the new technology. Designed to accommodate B20 biofuel.

Transmissions
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Product Support Offered Through Global Cat Dealer Network
- More than 2,200 dealer outlets - Cat factory-trained dealer technicians service every aspect of your petroleum engine - Cat parts and labor warranty - Preventive maintenance agreements available for repair-before-failure options - S•O•SSM program matche

Over 80 Years of Engine Manufacturing Experience
Ownership of these manufacturing processes enables Caterpillar to produce high quality, dependable products. - Cast engine blocks, heads, cylinder liners, and flywheel housings - Machine critical components - Assemble complete engine

Web Site
For all your petroleum power requirements, visit www.catoilandgasinfo.com

EQUIPMENT
Standard Equipment

Air Inlet System
  • Turbocharged Aftercooled
Control System
  • Electronic control system, over-foam wiring harness, automatic altitude compensation, power compensated for fuel temperature, configurable software features, engine monitoring system SAE J1939 broadcast and control, integrated Electronic Control Unit (ECU) remote fan control
Cooling System
  • Vertical outlet thermostat housing, centrifugal water pump, guidance on cooling system design available to ensure machine reliability
Exhaust System
  • Clean Emissions Module (CEM) that includes Diesel Particulate Filter (DPF), Diesel Oxidation Catalyst (DOC), and Cat Regeneration System, optional exhaust outlet
Flywheels and Flywheel Housing
  • SAE 0 and SAE 1 flywheel housing
Fuel System
  • MEUI injection; primary fuel filter, secondary fuel filters, fuel transfer pump, electronic fuel priming
Lube System
  • Open crankcase ventilation system, oil cooler, oil filler, oil filter, oil dipstick, oil pump (gear driven), choice of sumps (front, rear, and center)
Power Take Off
  • SAE B and SAE C drives available, engine power can also be taken from the front of the engine on some applications
General
  • Paint: Cat yellow; vibration damper; lifting eyes


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