Cat C13B Engine

Caterpillar's Cat C13B engine is 32% lighter than previous models while providing a power output of 340-430 kW.

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Caterpillar will expand on what is already the industry’s broadest industrial engine range with the addition of the Cat C13B 6-cylinder, 12.5 L (12,500 cc) engine. 

  • Will leverage proven, reliable core of components and complementary technology to C9.3B platform 
  • Designed to meet Stage V and Tier 4 Final emissions standards
  • Produces range of powers from 340-430 kW (456-577 hp) and up to 2,634 Nm (1,943 lbs.-ft.) of torque
  • Offers high power density, reaching 34 kW/L (46 hp/L) to enable engine downsizing without sacrificing performance or reliability
  • Delivers 15 L power at 32% less system weight
  • Offers peak power across wide speed range enabling OEMs to optimize machine performance based on application needs
  • Features high torque rise for excellent load acceptance     
  • Aftertreatment system utilizes DOC, DPF and high-efficiency SCR technologies, eliminating need for EGR
  • High-efficiency SCR and elimination of EGR are key enablers to improving fuel consumption up to 6% while maintaining neutrality of total fluid consumption
  • Compact, lightweight aftertreatment system is 63% lighter and 65% smaller than current equivalent
  • Features such as integrated NOsensors offer 50% reduction in customer interface connections, optimizing component packaging and integration requirements
  • Dual label certification – Stage V and Tier 4 Final - gives customers opportunity to commonize products across regions 
  • No changes to customer interface points for existing products, allowing for seamless changeover  
  • Fully configurable with wide variety of factory installed options that allow OEMs a choice of transmission interfaces, rotating electrics and many other machine interfaces
  • Available with engine-mounted aftertreatment and installed radiators from the factory, offering plug and play solutions that minimize machine design, validation and installation costs
  • Well suited for high-hour and long-life construction, agriculture and industrial applications
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