C15 Generator Set

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

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
Renee HerndonRenee Herndon
21:55 29 Feb 24
Dalton was very helpful, The road construction, however, was not! 😂I would rather have to sand paper an alligators @$$ in a phone booth that to get in that mess again.
Michael BirrenMichael Birren
14:58 24 Feb 24
I purchased a used C-15 from a customer of Greg Pool was a running take out. I picked up the engine from the Greg Pool Cat near Nags Head NC. They started they had done all service on this engine stated the hours and all items replaced during the life of engine under their care. I just recently put the engine in my boat after 2 years of building the vessel I find that everything they said about the engine was a LIE!!! Turbo was Bad, After cooler was not updated to the newer version for the C-15 it was missing a terminal Resistor that was clearly stolen off the engine which created a major issue with start up upon installation. Greg Pool Caterpillar stated the hours at 3300 we find out there were 5700 hours. I didn’t do a start up or test run which I regret because i was dealing with a Caterpillar dealer i thought i could trust them. Clearly not Buyers Be Ware if your dealing with Greg Pool Caterpillar in NC. I have 3 of the C-15 engines in my Work boats here in Tampa Fl and my Cat dealership here is Ring power who have done an amazing job to get me going with this Engine. I am very Disappointed in The Caterpillar company for allowing such A dealership to exist.
David LawrenceDavid Lawrence
13:04 22 Feb 24
Brandon PierceBrandon Pierce
22:00 18 Feb 24
Darin NoeDarin Noe
01:17 16 Feb 24
Jose SotoJose Soto
15:26 23 Sep 23
Hunter ElliottHunter Elliott
16:17 07 Sep 23
Rick Kelly-CrapseRick Kelly-Crapse
21:06 25 Aug 23
They had all my parts for my 3208 Cat.Friendly folks at parts counter.