C1.5

C1.5 (Single Phase)

Overview

When your need for reliable power goes off-shore, put Cat on board. Our experience, our product line, and our commitment in marine engines and generator sets run deep. The Cat® C1.5 marine generator set will meet your auxiliary power needs up to 14.5 ekw, and the latest emission control standards — all with the peace of mind you need out there. And whether your application is a pleasure craft, or a commercial or ocean-going vessel, this compact unit will have a big impact on your voyage — and your bottom line.

Specifications

Units: 
Minimum Rating 10 ekW (10 kVA)
Maximum Rating 13 ekW (16.5 kVA)
Frequency 50 Hz or 60 Hz
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Benefits & Features

Fuel economy and minimized service needs unite to deliver low operating and maintenance costs.

Reliable

Economical

  May 4, 2022

Specifications

Units: 
Generator Set Specifications
Minimum Rating 10 ekW (10 kVA)
Maximum Rating 13 ekW (16.5 kVA)
Frequency 50 Hz or 60 Hz
Speed 1500 rpm (50Hz) or 1800 rpm (60 Hz)
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
Aspiration Naturally Aspirated
Bore
Stroke
Displacement
Governor Type Electrical Isochronous
Generator Set Dimensions
Weight 319 kg/703 lbs (open), 368 kg/811 lbs (enclosed)
Length 37.4 in/962 mm (open), 40 in/1021 mm (enclosed)
Width 21 in/533 mm (open), 24 in/608 mm (enclosed)
Height 27.5 in/699 mm (open), 28 in/710 mm (enclosed)
Generator Specifications
Excitation AREP
Insulation Class H
Voltage Regulation ±0.5%
Frame Size 1.5

Benefits & Features

Fuel economy and minimized service needs unite to deliver low operating and maintenance costs.

Single-side servicing

500-hour oil and filter change interval

ELC for extended cooling system maintenance intervals

Reliable

Excellent power quality is suitable for sophisticated equipment

100% block loading capability starts big loads (like air conditioning units on pleasure craft or heavy loads in commercial applications)

Indirect injection system with glow plug enhances coldweather starting

Economical

Fuel economy and minimized service needs unite to deliver low operating and maintenance costs.

Safe

Automatic safety shutdowns include low engine oil pressure, high fresh water temperature, overspeed, and high exhaust temperature (when fitted with a wet exhaust system).

Flexible

Available as an open or closed set with heat exchanger or keel cooling

Clean and quiet

60 Hz meets EPA Tier 3*, 50 Hz meets EU 97/68EC Stage IIregulations

Integral steel drip pan with base keeps the engine room clean

Anti-vibration mounts keep vibration levels at a minimum

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
  • 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

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