Oil And Gas

  • Specs Summary
  • Minimum Rating
    440 bhp (328 bkW)
  • Maximum Rating
    595 bhp (444 bkW)
  • Emissions
    EPA and CARB Non-Road Mobile Tier 3, EU Stage IIIA
  • Rated Speed
    2100 RPM (1800 RPM)

C15 ACERT Land Mechanical Drilling Engine

Cat C15 ACERT engines are the ideal solution for your demanding operations in the oilfield. Decades of field operation and intense research and development allow Cat C15 ACERT engines to deliver excellent performance with low operating costs and emissions. This is an ideal engine for land mechanical drilling applications such as mud pump drives. Cat engines are backed by the worldwide network of Cat dealers ready to support your operation with technical support, service, parts, and warranty. Cat C15 ACERT™ Industrial Diesel Engine. Ratings: 328-444 bkW (440-595 bhp) @ 1800-2100 rpm meet China Stage II, U.S. EPA Tier 3 equivalent, EU Stage IIIA equivalent emission standards.

Engine Specifications

  • Minimum Rating 440 bhp (328 bkW)
  • Maximum Rating 595 bhp (444 bkW)
  • Emissions EPA and CARB Non-Road Mobile Tier 3, EU Stage IIIA
  • Rated Speed 2100 RPM (1800 RPM)
  • Bore 5.4 in (137.2 mm)
  • Stroke 6.75 in (171 mm)
  • Displacement 928 in3 (15.2 L)
  • Aspiration Turbocharged-Aftercooled
  • Governor and Protection ADEM A3
  • Engine Weight, net dry 2743 lb (1245 kg)
  • Oil Change Interval 250
  • Rotation (from flywheel end) Counterclockwise
  • Flywheel and Flywheel Housing SAE No. 0 or SAE No. 1
  • Flywheel Teeth 136 (SAE 0), 113 (SAE 1)

Capacity for Liquids

  • Minimum Cooling System (engine only) 5.5 gal (20.8 L)

Dimensions

  • Length 54.2 in (1377 mm)
  • Width 36.5 in (927 mm)
  • Height 48.3 in (1227 mm)

Standard Equipment

Air Inlet System

  • Single turbocharger, mid-mounted, inlet 152.4 mm (6 in), hose connection

Control System

  • Electronic governing, PTO speed control
  • Programmable ratings
  • Cold mode start strategy
  • Automatic altitude compensation
  • Power compensation for fuel temperature
  • Programmable low and high idle and TEL
  • Electronic diagnostics and fault logging
  • Engine monitoring and protection system (speed, temperature, pressure)
  • J1939 Broadcast (diagnostic, engine status, and control)

Cooling System

  • Thermostats and housing — outlet vertical
  • Jacket water pump — gear-driven, centrifugal, RH
  • RH front water pump inlet
  • All plugs/fittings are STOR for lines gp water

Exhaust System

  • Exhaust manifold — dry
  • Front turbo exhaust
  • Full marmon connection, maximum load 10 kg for direct connection to turbo

Flywheels and Flywheel Housings

  • See Mandatory Options

Fuel System

  • MEUI system
  • Fuel filter, secondary, mid-mount (LH 2 micron high performance)
  • Fuel transfer pump, LH front
  • Fuel priming pump, LH mid-mount
  • Fuel sample valve, mounted on fuel filter base

Lube System

  • Crankcase breather — rear valve cover
  • Oil cooler — RH
  • Oil filter — RH
  • Oil pan — front sump
  • Oil filler — LH front
  • Oil dipstick — LH front
  • Oil pump
  • Oil valve sampling — on oil filter base

Mounting System

  • Front support (shipping only)

Power Take-Offs

  • Crankshaft pulley, 203.2 mm (8 in), 3 grooves 292.1 mm (11.5 in) 1 groove, all 15.9 mm (.63 in) width
  • Hydraulic pump drive, SAE A, 11 tooth

General

  • Vibration damper
  • Paint — Cat yellow
  • Lifting eyes
  • Automatic variable timing, electronic
  • Electronic installation kit 70-pin connector (connectors, pins, sockets)
  • Literature group owner and operator

Mandatory Options

  • Throttle position sensor
  • Exhaust system — front or rear
  • Flywheel housing or rear PTO
  • Primary filter/water separator

Optional Equipment

Transmission Arrangement

  • Transmission cooler
  • Tool set

Air Compressor

  • Air chambers
  • Air compressor governor

Air Inlet System

  • Air cleaners
  • Precleaners
  • Air lines
  • Air inlet gasket

Charging System

  • Charging alternators
  • Alternator mountings
  • Alternator wiring
  • Circuit breaker mountings
  • Alternator belt guard

Cooling System

  • Radiator — installed
  • Radiator — ship loose
  • Fan drive f/u/w Caterpillar installed radiator
  • Fan drives for customer-supplied radiators
  • Fan height instructions
  • Vee belts for customer-supplied radiators
  • Aftercooler lines f/u/w Caterpillar installed radiator
  • Rear-facing exhaust
  • Aftercooler lines
  • Suction fan adapters — attaches fan to fan pulley
  • Blower fan adapter — attaches fan to fan pulley
  • Blower fan
  • Suction fan
  • Fan belt tightener
  • Coolant level sensor
  • Dry charge coolant conditioners
  • Dry charge coolant conditioner element

Exhaust System

  • Turbo exhaust connection
  • Flexible fitting
  • Elbows
  • Flanges
  • Dry elbow