C1.5 Marine Generator Set Engine

C1.5 Marine Generator Set Engine

Cat® C1.5 Diesel Marine Generator Set has single phase ratings of 50 Hertz at 10.0 ekW and 60 Hertz at 12.0 ekW that meet U.S. EPA Tier 3 and EU IW emission standards. The Cat® C1.5 also has three phase ratings of 50 Hertz at 11.0 ekW and 60 Hertz at 13.0 ekW that meet U.S. EPA Tier 3 and EU IW emissions standards. This generator set is available in 12 or 24 volt as an open gen set or as an enclosed package.

Generator Set Specifications

Minimum Rating
10 ekW (10 kVA)
Maximum Rating
13 ekW (16.5 kVA)
50 Hz or 60 Hz
1500 rpm (50Hz) or 1800 rpm (60 Hz)

Generator Set Configurations

Emissions/Fuel Strategy
60 Hz meets EPA Tier 3*, 50 Hz meets EU 97/68EC Stage II regulations

Engine Specifications

Engine Model
C1.5, In-line 3, 4-Stroke-Cycle-Diesel
Naturally Aspirated
Governor Type
Electrical Isochronous

Generator Specifications

Class H
Voltage Regulation
Frame Size

Generator Set Dimensions

319 kg/703 lbs (open), 368 kg/811 lbs (enclosed)
37.4 in/962 mm (open), 40 in/1021 mm (enclosed)
21 in/533 mm (open), 24 in/608 mm (enclosed)
27.5 in/699 mm (open), 28 in/710 mm (enclosed)

Standard Equipment

  • Air Inlet System
    • Air cleaner, single element canister type with rain cap (open generator set only)
  • Control System
    • Electronic isochronous governor
  • Cooling System
    • Belt-driven centrifugal jacket water pump
    • gear-driven seawater pump
    • heat exchanger with copper nickel tubes
    • expansion tank
  • Exhaust System
    • Watercooled exhaust manifold and elbow
  • Fuel System
    • Fuel filter — RH or LH service
    • fuel priming
    • fuel transfer pump
    • flexible fuel lines
  • Generator
    • Single Phase
      • brushless, shunt excited, 4-pole, 4-lead reconnectable with class H insulation, automatic voltage regulation ±0.5%, 2/3 pitch, IP23 water protection, solid state voltage regulator with integral voltage adjustment potentiometer, connection poles;
  • Lube System
    • Lubricating oil
    • oil filter (RH)
    • dipstick (RH)
    • fumes disposal (closed system)
  • Mounting System
    • Anti-vibration mounts, connected to drip tray and steel base sitting on PVC foam sound-absorbent pad
  • Protection System
    • Electronic automatic safety shutdown for low oil pressure, high water temperature, high exhaust (wet exhaust only) temperature, and overspeed
  • Starting System
    • 12 or 24 volt electronic starting motor, 12 volt 55 amp alternator
  • General
    • Single-side service (RH), decals, literature

Optional Equipment

  • Sound attenuated enclosure
  • Deluxe instrument panel
  • Basic instrument panel
  • Remote instrument panel extension harness
  • AC circuit breakers
  • Flexible fuel lines
  • Primary fuel filter/water separator
  • Siphon break
  • Keel-cooling kit
  • Exhaust system components
  • Oil drain pump
  • Insulated electric system
  • Noise reducing air inlet duct