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C15 Generator Set

Minimum Rating

365 kVA

365 kVA

Maximum Rating

550 kVA

550 kVA

Emissions/Fuel Strategy

Tier 2 or Tier 3

Tier 2 or Tier 3

Overview

The C15 diesel generator sets have been developed for your mission critical, standby and prime applications. Producing reliable power from 365 to 550 kVA at 50 Hz, meeting ISO 8528-5 transient response requirements and built to accept 100 percent rated load in one step. The engines are certified Low Fuel Consumption, U.S. EPA Certified for Stationary Emergency Use Only (Tier 2 or Tier 3 Nonroad Equivalent Emission Standards), EU Stage IIIA Nonroad Emission Standards, China Nonroad III Emission Standards Emissions / Fuel Strategy.

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Specifications

Spec Value
Minimum Rating 365 kVA 365 kVA
Maximum Rating 550 kVA 550 kVA
Emissions/Fuel Strategy Tier 2 or Tier 3 Tier 2 or Tier 3
Voltage 208 to 600 Volts 208 to 600 Volts
Frequency 50 Hz 50 Hz
Speed 1500 rpm 1500 rpm
Duty Cycle Standby, Prime Standby, Prime
Spec Value
Engine Model C15 ATAAC, I-6, 4-Stroke Water-Cooled Diesel C15 ATAAC, I-6, 4-Stroke Water-Cooled Diesel
Bore 5.4 in 137.2 mm
Stroke 6.75 in 171.4 mm
Displacement 927.56 in³ 15.2 l
Compression Ratio 16.1:1 16.1:1
Aspiration Air to Air Aftercooled Air to Air Aftercooled
Fuel System MEUI MEUI
Governor Type Adem™A4 Adem™A4
Spec Value
Length – Maximum 150.8 in 3830 mm
Width – Maximum 58.3 in 1481 mm
Height – Maximum 86.3 in 2193 mm

Standard Equipment

Air System

  • Turbocharger
  • Aftercooler core
  • Air Cleaner – Non Canister disposable paper filter

Air Inlet

  • Air Cleaner

Control Panel

  • EMCP 4.2

Cooling

  • Package mounted radiator

Cooling System

  • Caterpillar Extended Life Coolant
  • Radiator and cooling fan with guard
  • Fan drive, battery charging alternator drive
  • Coolant drain line with valve

Exhaust

  • Base, formed steel with single wall integral 8-hour fuel tank
  • Standard open set fuel tank / base supplied

Fuel

  • Primary fuel filter with integral water separator
  • Secondary fuel filter
  • Fuel priming pump

Fuel System

  • Engine fuel transfer pump
  • Primary fuel filter w/integral water separator & secondary filter
  • Fuel priming pump
  • Flexible fuel lines
  • Fuel cooler

Generator

  • Matched to the performance and output characteristics of Cat engines
  • IP23 Protection
  • Load adjustment module provides engine relief upon load impact and improves load acceptance and recovery time

Power Termination

  • Bus Bar

Generator and Attachments

  • Mandatory Option circuit breaker, IEC, 3 pole, mounted in power centre
  • Optional LC frame generator – IP23 Protection
  • Segregated low voltage (AC/DC) wiring panel
  • Integrated Voltage Regulator
  • Power center, IP22

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

General

  • Engine and alternator pre paint, Caterpillar yellow

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

Generator

  • Excitation: [ ] Permanent Magnet Excited (PM) [ ] Internally Excited (IE)
  • Oversize and premium generators
  • Anti-condensation heater

Power Termination

  • Circuit breakers, UL listed
  • Circuit breakers, IEC compliant

Circuit breakers

  • Shunt trip for IEC circuit breaker
  • 4 Pole (IEC-100% rated) circuit breakers – Package mounted
  • Auxiliary contacts, circuit breaker
  • 3 Pole (IEC-100% rated) circuit breakers – Package mounted
  • 3 Pole (IEC-100% rated) circuit breakers – Motorised
  • Power terminal strip
  • 4 Pole (IEC-100% rated) circuit breakers – Motorised
  • Pad-lockable circuit breaker device

Generator and Attachments

  • Permanent magnet generator
  • LC frame CIP generator
  • Oversize LC frame generator
  • Space heaters
  • CIP a frame generator
  • Oversize A frame generator
  • Ingress protection
  • A frame generator – IP21 Protection
  • LC frame generator

Control Panels

  • Fuel level sensor
  • Volt free contacts
  • Oil temperature displays
  • Local annunciator
  • EMCP 4.3, EMCP 4.4
  • Local alarm horn
  • Remote annunciator

Starting/Charging

  • Oversize batteries
  • Battery chargers
  • Jacket water heater
  • Heavy-duty starting system
  • Charging alternator

Cooling System

  • Low coolant temperature alarm
  • Stone guards
  • Radiator duct flange

General

  • Narrow, Wide or Skid Base
  • Single or dual wall integral fuel tanks
  • Seismic Certification per applicable building codes: IBC 2000, IBC 2003, IBC 2006, IBC 2009, CBC 2007
  • The following options are based on regional and product configuration:
  • Automatic transfer switches (ATS)
  • Integral & sub-base UL listed dual wall fuel tanks
  • CSA Certification
  • EEC Declaration of Conformity
  • Single or dual wall sub-base fuel tanks
  • UL 2200 package
  • Sound attenuated, weather protective or high ambient weather protective enclosure
  • EU Certificate of Conformance (CE)

Enclosures

  • High ambient sound attenuated enclosures
  • Sound attenuated enclosures

Exhaust System

  • 6 and 8 inch elbow kit
  • Manifold and turbocharger guard
  • End in / End out mufflers – 10, 25 and 35 dBA attenuation
  • Engine mounted muffler
  • 6 and 8 inch flange GP
  • Flexible exhaust fittings

Fuel System

  • Fuel transfer system controls
  • Manual fuel transfer pump
  • Dual wall fuel tank base

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
  • Jacket water heater
  • Battery disconnect switch

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