Cat?� C18 Industrial Diesel Engine

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The Cat?� C18 Industrial Diesel Engine is offered in ratings ranging from 429-522 bkW (575-700 bhp) @ 1800-2100 rpm. These ratings meet China Stage II, U.S. EPA Tier 3 equivalent, and EU Stage IIIA equivalent emission standards. Ratings: 571-597 bkW (765-800 bhp) @ 1800-2100 rpm meet U.S. EPA Tier 2 equivalent emission standards. Non-certified ratings are also available at 429-522 bkW (575-700 bhp) @ 1800-2100. Industries and applications powered by C18 engines include Agriculture, Ag Tractors, Aircraft Ground Support, Bore/Drill Rigs, Chippers, Grinders, Compactors, Rollers, Compressors, Construction, Cranes, Dredgers, Forestry, General Industrial, Hydraulic Power Units, Irrigation Equipment, Material Handling, Mining, Mobile Earthmoving Equipment, Paving Equipment, Pumps, Shovels/Draglines, Surface Hauling Equipment and Trenchers.

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Maximum Power 800HP
Maximum Torque 2696lb-ft @ 1400 rpm
Minimum Power 575HP
Rated Speed 1800-2100 rpm
Emissions China Nonroad III, U.S. EPA Tier 3 equivalent or U.S. EPA Tier 2 equivalent, EU Stage IIIA equivalent, or Non-certified
Height 49.5in
Length 55.7in
Weight - Net Dry - Basic Operating Engine Without Optional Attachments 3688lb
Width 38.3in
Aftertreatment -
Aspiration Turbocharged Aftercooled (TA)
Bore 5.7in
Combustion System Direct Injection
Compression Ratio 16.3:1
Displacement 1104.5in³
Engine Configuration Inline 6, 4-Stroke-Cycle Diesel
Rotation from Flywheel End Counterclockwise
Stroke 7.2in

Standard Equipment:

  • Air Inlet System
    • Turbocharged Aftercooled (429-470 bkW, 575-630 bhp)
    • Twin Turbocharged Aftercooled (522-597 bkW, 700-800 bhp)
    • Air-to-Air Aftercooled
  • Charging System
    • Charging alternator 24 volt, 50 amp
  • Control System
    • Electronic governing, PTO speed control
    • Programmable ratings
    • Automatic altitude compensation
    • Power compensation for fuel temperature
    • Programmable low and high idle and total engine limit
    • Electronic diagnostics and fault logging
    • Engine monitoring system SAE J1939 broadcast and control
    • ADEM A4 Electronic Control Unit (ECU)
  • Cooling System
    • Thermostats and housing, vertical outlet
    • Jacket water pump, centrifugal
    • Water pump, inlet
  • Exhaust System
    • Exhaust manifold, dry
    • Optional exhaust outlet
  • Flywheels And Flywheel Housing
    • SAE No. 1 or SAE No. 0 flywheel housing
  • Fuel System
    • MEUI injection
    • Fuel filter, secondary (2 micron)
    • Fuel filter, tertiary (2 micron)
    • ACERT Technology
    • Fuel transfer pump
    • Fuel priming pump
  • Lube System
    • Crankcase breather
    • Oil cooler
    • Oil filler
    • Lube oil filter
    • Front sump oil pan
    • Oil dipstick
    • Gear driven oil pump
  • General
    • Vibration damper
    • Lifting eyes
    • Cold start capability to -20° C (-4° F)
    • Paint: Caterpillar yellow, with optional colors available at request

Optional Equipment:

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.
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Rick Kelly-CrapseRick Kelly-Crapse
21:06 25 Aug 23
They had all my parts for my 3208 Cat.Friendly folks at parts counter.
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