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Route 66: Caterpillar presents new compact C6.6 ACERT generator set

Posted on December 6, 2008

The Cat C6.6 ACERT is the latest in a new range of compact generator sets designed to offer ease of installation and long service intervals. This new generator set combines proven design and manufacturing expertise with the latest ACERT technology to provide state-of-the-art performance, fuel economy, emissions compliance and electronics control.

Caterpillar Marine Power Systems offers the broadest spectrum of marine generator sets in the industry, ranging from 10 kWe to 7680 kWe. They are packaged ready-to-run at Caterpillar facilities and can be factory-approved by all major Marine Classification Societies (MCS), thus eliminating the need for re-packaging and classifying at dealer or shipyard.

The C6.6 is IMO-compliant with its 60 Hz ratings meeting EPA Tier 2 and its 50 Hz ratings meeting EU 97/68EC Stage II and CCNR Stage II emission regulations. With its robust set-up, the Cat C6.6 ACERT is aimed mainly at commercial marine users. A heavy-duty air cleaner and glow plugs to aid starting in cold weather support operation in harsh environments.

Other advanced features like the common-rail fuel system, electronic engine control, leak-free engine operation and extended service intervals will also benefit pleasure craft users.

For more information: WWW.CAT.COM

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