Diesel Generator Sets

Cat C15 Generator Set

Minimum Rating 365 kVA

Maximum Rating 550 kVA

Emissions/Fuel Strategy Tier 2 or Tier 3

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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Cat Generator Set Package

Cat generator set packages have been fully prototype testedAccepts 100% block load in one step and meets NFPA 110 loading requirem…

  • Cat generator set packages have been fully prototype tested
  • Accepts 100% block load in one step and meets NFPA 110 loading requirements
  • Conform to ISO 8528-5 steady state and transient response requirements
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Cat Diesel Engine

Reliable, rugged, durable designField-proven in thousands of applications worldwideFour-stroke-cycle diesel engine combines consis…

  • Reliable, rugged, durable design
  • Field-proven in thousands of applications worldwide
  • Four-stroke-cycle diesel engine combines consistent performance and excellent fuel economy with minimum weight
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A-Frame Alternator

Superior motor starting capability minimizes need for oversizing alternatorDesigned to match performance and output characteristic…

  • Superior motor starting capability minimizes need for oversizing alternator
  • Designed to match performance and output characteristics of Cat diesel engines
  • Robust Class H insulation
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EMCP Control Panel

User-friendly interface and navigationScalable system to meet a wide range of installation requirementExpansion modules and site-s…

  • User-friendly interface and navigation
  • Scalable system to meet a wide range of installation requirement
  • Expansion modules and site-specific programming for specific customer requirements
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Cooling System

Designed to operate in standard ambient temperatures up to 55°C (131°F)Contact your Cat Dealer for specific ambient and altitude c…

  • Designed to operate in standard ambient temperatures up to 55°C (131°F)
  • Contact your Cat Dealer for specific ambient and altitude capabilities
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One Safe Source

Components used in the generator set are selected based on seamless design integration to provide the optimum performanceThe gener…

  • Components used in the generator set are selected based on seamless design integration to provide the optimum performance
  • The generator set is fully assembled at a Caterpillar facility following our quality guidelines
  • Each generator set package is tested before leaving the Caterpillar facility
  • Cat product support, including dealer service, parts and warranty covers the entire Cat power system
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World Wide Product Support

Cat dealers have over 1,800 dealer branch stores operating in 200 countriesYour local Cat dealer provides extensive post-sale supp…

  • Cat dealers have over 1,800 dealer branch stores operating in 200 countries
  • Your local Cat dealer provides extensive post-sale support, including maintenance and repair agreements
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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
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

Technical Specifications

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

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