C18 ACERT™

The Cat® C18 ACERT™ Industrial Power Unit is offered in ratings ranging from 429-470 bkW (575-630 bhp)@ 1800-1900 rpm. Conveniently pre-configured for a wide range of applications, the Cat® Industrial Power Unit is a complete power package containing a radiator, flywheel, alternator and alternator wiring completely pre-assembled for fast, straightforward installation in a number of OEM, customer and packager applications. These fuel efficient units are ready made for irrigation, industrial, mining and other pump applications.

C18 ACERT™
DETAILS

SPECIFICATIONS
Power Rating
Minimum Power 575 BHP
Maximum Power 630 BHP
Rated Speed 1800-2000 rpm


Emission Standards
Emissions U.S. EPA Tier 4 Final, EU Stage IV nonroad emission standards. Designed to meet proposed EU Stage V nonroad emission standards.


General
Engine Configuration Inline 6, 4-Stroke-Cycle Diesel
Bore 145 mm (5.71 in)
Stroke 183 mm (7.2 in)
Displacement 18.1 L (1104.5 in³)
Aspiration Turbocharged Aftercooled (TA)
Compression Ratio 16:1
Rotation from Flywheel End Counterclockwise
Cooling System - Capacity 26.9 L (28.4 qt)
Lube System - Refill 40-74 L (42.3-78.1 qt)


Power Unit Dimensions - Approximate
Height 1912-2006 mm (75.3-79 in)
Length 2172-2532 mm (85.5-99.7 in)
Weight - Approximate, Net Dry - Standard Configuration Without Oil, Cooling, Clutch, Compressor, A/C 2113-2650 kg (4658-5842 lb)
Width 1180-1241 mm (46.5-48.9 in)


Aftertreatment Dimensions - Approximate
Diameter 330.2 mm (13 in)
Height 468-652 mm (18-25.7 in)
Weight 180-268 kg (397-590.8 lb)
Width 762-1112 mm (30-43.8 in)


PETU Dimensions - Tier 4 Final, Stage IV Only
Height 551 mm (21.7 in)
Length 854 mm (33.6 in)
Volume Capacity 48.4 L (51.1 qt)
Weight 19.42 kg (42.8 lb)
Width 287 mm (11.3 in)


BENEFITS & FEATURES
Reliable, Quiet and Durable Power


World-class manufacturing capability and processes coupled with proven core engine designs assure reliability, quiet operation, and many hours of productive life.

High Performance


Simple and efficient turbocharger or series turbocharger for high power applications.

Fuel Efficiency


Fuel consumption optimized to match operating cycles of a wide range of equipment and applications while maintaining low operating costs.

Fuel & Oil


Tier 4 Interim or Tier 4 Final, Stage IIIB or Stage IV engines require Ultra Low Sulfur Diesel (ULSD) fuel containing a maximum of 10 ppm sulfur (EU) and 15 ppm sulfur (U.S.), and new oil formulations to support the new technology. Cat® engines are designed to accommodate B20 biofuel. Your Cat dealer can provide more information regarding fuel and oil.

Broad Application Range


Industry leading range of factory configurable ratings and options for agricultural, material handling, construction, mining, aircraft ground support, and other industrial applications.

World-class Product Support Offered Through Global Cat Dealer Network


  • Scheduled maintenance, including SOS℠ sample
  • Customer Support Agreements (CSA)
  • Caterpillar Extended Service Coverage (ESC)
  • Superior dealer service network
  • Extended dealer service network through the Cat Industrial Service Distributor (ISD) program

Tier 4 Final, Stage IV Aftertreatment Features



Regeneration. Cat Regeneration System maximizes fuel efficiency during regeneration. Transparent regeneration maximizes uptime. Aftertreatment life is twice as long as engine rebuild
Mounting. Remote installation options provide OEM flexibility for many applications, including horizontal and vertical mounting.
Service. Minimum 5000 hour DPF ash service interval. PETU filter service is 5000 hours. PETU DEF capacity up to 48 liters (51 U.S. quarts)

EQUIPMENT
Standard Equipment

Air Inlet System
  • Turbocharged
  • Air-to-Air Aftercooled
  • Mid-mount turbocharged system with front and rear exhaust configurations (Tier 4 Final, Stage IV)
Control System
  • Electronic control system
  • Over-foam wiring harness
  • Automatic altitude compensation
  • Power compensated for fuel temperature
  • Remote fan control
  • Configurable software features
  • Engine monitoring system SAE J1939 broadcast and control
  • Integrated Electronic Control Unit (ECU)
Cooling System
  • Thermostats and housing, vertical outlet
  • Centrifugal water pump
  • Guidance on cooling system design available through your dealer to ensure equipment reliability
Flywheels and Flywheel Housing
  • Choice of SAE No. 0 or SAE No. 1 flywheel housing
  • Available SAE No. 1 power take off with optional SAE A, SAE B or SAE C power take off drives. Engine power can also be taken from the front of the engine with optional attachments. (Tier 4 Final, Stage IV).
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
  • Lube oil filter
  • Oil dipstick
  • Gear driven oil pump
  • Choice of front, rear or center sumps
  • Open crankcase ventilation system with fumes disposal (optional OCV filter system) (Tier 4 Final, Stage IV)
Power Take Off (PTO)
  • SAE A, SAE B or SAE C power take off (PTO) drives. Engine power can also be taken from the front of the engine on some applications.
General
  • Paint: Caterpillar yellow, with optional colors available at request
U.S. EPA Tier 4 Interim, EU Stage IIIB Aftertreatment / Clean Emissions Control Equipment
  • Cat Regeneration System
  • Aftertreatment information applies to ratings from 429-522 bkW (575-700 bhp)
  • Clean Emissions Module (CEM), consisting of Diesel Particulate Filter (DPF) and Diesel Oxidation Catalyst (DOC)
  • NOx Reduction System (NRS)
  • Flex pipe connection kit with 90° rotatable elbows to attach to Cat Regeneration System Inlet
  • Available in 12 volt or 24 volt systems
U.S. EPA Tier 4 Final, EU Stage IV Aftertreatment/ Clean Emissions Control Equipment
  • Cat Regeneration System
  • Aftertreatment information applies to ratings from 429-522 bkW (575-700 bhp)
  • Clean Emissions Module (CEM), consisting of Diesel Particulate Filter (DPF) and Diesel Oxidation Catalyst (DOC)
  • Aftertreatment Electronic Control Unit (ECU)
  • NOx Reduction System (NRS)
  • Pump Electronic Control Unit (PETU)
  • Selective Catalytic Reduction (SCR)
  • Available in 12V or 24V systems


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