Cat® C18 ACERT™ Industrial Diesel Engine

Cat® C18 ACERT™ Industrial Diesel Engine

The Cat® C18 ACERT™ 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 ACERT 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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Power Rating

Minimum Power
575.0bhp
Maximum Power
800.0bhp
Rated Speed
1800-2100 rpm

Emission Standards

Emissions
China Nonroad III, U.S. EPA Tier 3 equivalent or U.S. EPA Tier 2 equivalent, EU Stage IIIA equivalent, or Non-certified

General

Engine Configuration
Inline 6, 4-Stroke-Cycle Diesel
Bore
145 mm (5.71 in)
Stroke
183 mm (7.2 in)
Displacement
18.1 L (1104.5 in³)
Aspiration
Turbocharged Aftercooled (TA)
Compression Ratio
16.3:1
Combustion System
Direct Injection
Rotation (from flywheel end)
Counterclockwise

Engine Dimensions (Approximate. Final dimensions dependent on selected options)

Length
1388.2-1414 mm (54.6-55.7 in)
Width
921-974 mm (36.3-38.3 in)
Height
1243-1257 mm (48.9-49.5 in)
Weight, Net Dry (Basic Operating Engine Without Optional Attachments)
1673 kg (3688 lb)

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