Oil And Gas

  • Specs Summary
  • Minimum Rating
    575 bhp (429 bkW)
  • Maximum Rating
    800 bhp (596 bkW)
  • Emissions
    EPA and CARB Non-Road Mobile Tier 3, EU Stage IIIA
  • Length
    54.7 in. (1389 mm)

C18 ACERT™ Dry Manifold Engine

Cat C18 ACERT engines are the ideal solution for your demanding operations in the oilfield. Decades of field operation and intense research and development allow Cat C18 ACERT engines to deliver excellent performance with low operating costs and emissions. Equipment powered by C18 ACERT engines include, pump skids, nitrogen units, acidizing units, cementing units, blenders, and hydraulic power units. Cat engines are backed by the worldwide network of Cat dealers ready to support your operation with technical support, service, parts, and warranty. C18 ACERT engines, with ratings: 429-522 bkW (575-700 bhp) @ 1800-2100 rpm, meet China Stage II, U.S. EPA Tier 3 equivalent, EU Stage IIIA equivalent emission standards. Ratings: 570-597 bkW (765-800 bhp) @ 1800-2100 rpm meet U.S. EPA Tier 2 equivalent emission standards. Ratings below 560 bkW (751 bhp) are available using U.S. EPA and EU Flexibility, and for other global regulated and non-regulated areas. Ratings above 560 bkW (751 bhp are available using U.S. EPA Flexibility and for other global regulated and non-regulated areas.

General Specifications

  • Minimum Rating 575 bhp (429 bkW)
  • Maximum Rating 800 bhp (596 bkW)
  • Governor and Protection ADEM A3
  • Aspiration Turbocharged-Aftercooled
  • Displacement 1100 in3 (18 L)
  • Flywheel and Flywheel Housing SAE No. 0 or SAE No. 1
  • Flywheel Teeth 136 (SAE No. 0), 113 (SAE No. 1)
  • Rotation (from flywheel end) Counterclockwise
  • Stroke 7.2 in. (183 mm)
  • Bore 5.71 in (145 mm)

Emissions

  • Emissions EPA and CARB Non-Road Mobile Tier 3, EU Stage IIIA

Dimensions

  • Length 54.7 in. (1389 mm)
  • Width 36.2 in. (919 mm)
  • Height 49.5 in. (1227 mm)
  • Weight 2807 lb (1273 kg)

Capacity for Liquids

  • Cooling System 13.2 gal (50 L)

Standard Equipment

Air Inlet System

  • Single turbocharger, mid-mounted, inlet 152.4 mm (6 in), hose connection
  • Dual turbocharger, front and rear inlet 127.0 mm (5 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, centrifuga
  • RH front water pump inlet
  • All plugs/fittings are STOR for lines gp water

Exhaust System

  • Exhaust manifold — dry
  • Single turbo — front-facing turbo exhaust, full marmon connection, maximum load 10 kg for direct connection to turbo
  • Dual turbo — exhaust elbow, dry 203 mm (8 in)

Flywheels and Flywheel Housings

  • See Mandatory Options

Fuel System

  • Electronic unit injector
  • 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 (dual)
  • Oil filter — RH, LH
  • Oil pan — front sump
  • Oil dipstick — LH front
  • Oil pump

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)

Mandatory Options

  • Throttle position sensor
  • Single turbo only — exhaust system (front or rear)
  • Flywheel housing or rear PTO
  • Primary filter/water separator

Optional Equipment

Air Compressor

  • Air compressor governor
  • Expansion chambers

Air Inlet System

  • Air cleaners
  • Air lines

Charging System

  • Charging alternators
  • Alternator mountings
  • Alternator wiring
  • Circuit breakers and mountings
  • Alternator belt guard

Cooling System

  • Radiator
  • Fan drive with radiator packages
  • Fan height instructions
  • Vee belts
  • Aftercooler lines with Caterpillar installed radiator
  • Single turbo configuration rear-facing exhaust
  • Single turbo configuration rear-facing exhaust
  • Aftercoooler lines
  • Suction fan adapters
  • Blower fan adapter
  • Blower fan
  • Suction fan
  • Fan belt
  • Coolant level sensor
  • Dry charge coolant conditioners

Exhaust System

  • Turbo exhaust connection
  • Flexible fittings
  • Elbows, flange, clamp, pipes
  • Exhaust adapters
  • Manifold
  • Mufflers

Fuel Systems

  • Flexible fuel lines
  • Fuel filter location
  • Fuel cooler
  • Water separator

Instrumentation

  • Gauges and instrument panels

Lube System

  • Oil pans
  • Drain and cover
  • Oil level gauge
  • Remote oil filters
  • Oil filters
  • Lubricating oils

Mounting System

  • Structural steel base
  • Front and rear engine support

Power Take-Offs

  • Rear enclosed clutches
  • Hydraulic pump drives
  • Hydraulics gear pumps
  • Clutch supports
  • Crankshaft pulleys

Protection System

  • Air shutoff

Starting System

  • Air starting motors
  • Air pressure regulator
  • Air silencer
  • Start switch
  • Electric starting motors — 12V, 24V
  • Battery sets - 24V
  • Battery cable and rack
  • Starting aids

Transmission Arrangement

  • Transmission water lines