DE550S GC (60 Hz) Generator Set

DE550S GC (60 Hz) Generator Set

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Generator Set Specifications

Minimum Rating
550 ekW
Maximum Rating
550 ekW
Emissions/Fuel Strategy
Non Regulated
Voltage
220 to 480 Volts
Frequency
60 Hz
Speed
1800 RPM
Duty Cycle
Standby

Engine Specifications

Engine Model
C15 In-line 6, 4-cycle diesel
Bore
5.4in
Stroke
6.8in
Displacement
928in³
Compression Ratio
16.1:1
Aspiration
Turbocharged Air-to-Air Aftercooled
Fuel System
EUI
Governor Type
Adem™A4

Generator Set Dimensions

Length - Maximum
131in
Width - Maximum
60.6in
Height - Maximum
86.1in
Dry Weight - Genset (maximum)
8364lb

Cat Generator Set Package

  • Cat generator set packages have been fully prototype tested
  • Accepts 100% block load in one step and meets NFPA 110 loading requirements
  • Conform to ISO 8528-5 steady state and transient response requirements

Cat Diesel Engine

  • Reliable, rugged, durable design
  • Field-proven in thousands of applications worldwide
  • Four-stroke-cycle diesel engine combines consistent performance and excellent fuel economy with minimum weight

A-Frame Alternator

  • Superior motor starting capability minimizes need for oversizing alternator
  • Designed to match performance and output characteristics of Cat diesel engines
  • Robust Class H insulation

GCCP 1.1 Control Panel

  • User-friendly interface and navigation
  • Scalable system to meet a wide range of installation requirement
  • Expansion modules and site-specific programming for specific customer requirements

Cooling System

  • Designed to operate in standard ambient temperatures up to 55°C (131°F)
  • Contact your Cat Dealer for specific ambient and altitude capabilities

Certifications

  • CE Certification Available
  • CIS Certification Available

One Safe Source

  • Components used in the generator set are selected based on seamless design integration to provide the optimum performance
  • The generator set is fully assembled at a Caterpillar facility following our quality guidelines
  • Each generator set package is tested before leaving the Caterpillar facility
  • Cat product support, including dealer service, parts and warranty covers the entire Cat power system

World Wide Product Support

  • Cat dealers have over 1,800 dealer branch stores operating in 200 countries
  • Your local Cat dealer provides extensive post-sale support, including maintenance and repair agreements

Standard Equipment:

Optional Equipment:

    Control Panel
    • Speed and Voltage Adjust Potentiometers
    • PLG 4G/3G/Ethernet
    • Annunciator
    • Emergency E-Stop
    Exhaust
    • Industrial, Residential, Critical Mufflers
    Enclosure
    • Cat GC Enclosure
    Generator
    • Oversize and premium generators
    • Anti-condensation heater
    • Excitation: [ ] Permanent Magnet Excited (PM) [ ] Internally Excited (IE)
    Electrical Options
    • 4 Pole circuit breaker
    • Auxiliary Contacts
    • Pad-lockable circuit breaker
    • Battery Charger
    • Wet Battery
    Power Termination
    • Circuit breakers, UL listed
    • Circuit breakers, IEC compliant
    Alternator
    • Space Heater
    • AVR
    Air Inlet System
    • Single Stage Air Filter
    • Dual Element Air Filter
    Starting/charging
    • Heavy-duty starting system
    • Battery chargers
    • Jacket water heater
    • Oversize batteries
    • Charging alternator
    Certifications
    • EU certificate of conformance
    • EAC certification
    Extended Service Coverage
    • 3, 4, 5 and 10 Years
    General
    • The following options are based on regional and product configuration:
    • UL 2200 package
    • Integral & sub-base UL listed dual wall fuel tanks
    • Sound attenuated, weather protective or high ambient weather protective enclosure
    • EU Certificate of Conformance (CE)
    • EEC Declaration of Conformity
    • Single or dual wall integral fuel tanks
    • Single or dual wall sub-base fuel tanks
    • CSA Certification
    • Automatic transfer switches (ATS)
    • Narrow, Wide or Skid Base
    • Seismic Certification per applicable building codes: IBC 2000, IBC 2003, IBC 2006, IBC 2009, CBC 2007
    Enclosures
    • High ambient sound attenuated enclosures
    Exhaust System
    • Industrial Silencer
    • 10 dBA Attenuation silencer
    • 6 and 8 inch elbow kit
    • Flexible exhaust fittings
    • Manifold and turbocharger guard
    • End in / End out mufflers - 10, 25 and 35 dBA attenuation
    • Engine mounted muffler
    • 6 and 8 inch flange GP
    Fuel System
    • Dual Wall 8Hr Fuel Tank
    • Single Wall 8Hr Fuel Tank with Spill Containment
    • Low Fuel Level Shutdown
    • Low and High Fuel Level Alarms
    • Fuel transfer system controls
    • Dual wall fuel tank base
    • Manual fuel transfer pump
    Generator And Attachments
    • Ingress protection
    • CIP a frame generator
    • Oversize A frame generator
    • Permanent magnet generator
    • Space heaters
    • LC frame CIP generator
    • LC frame generator
    • Oversize LC frame generator
    Lube System
    • Manual sump pump
    Mounting System
    • Narrow skid base - replaces standard fuel tank base
    Special Test / Reports
    • PGS Test report @ 1.0 power factor
    • PGS Test report @ 0.8 power factor
    Starting / Charging System
    • Battery disconnect switch
    • Jacket water heater
    • 5 Amp single battery charger