KOHLER SDMO Diesel Generator 500KW with Soundproofed Enclosure | V500UC2 (DISCONTINUED PRODUCT)

Optimized Sound Level, Compact Footprint - Big Performance, Reliable Power in Extreme Conditions. Designed for industrial users, they cover a wide field of applications.

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KOHLER SDMO Diesel Generator 500KW with Soundproofed Enclosure | V500UC2 (DISCONTINUED PRODUCT)


General characteristics

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Engine brand                 VOLVO
Engine type                    TAD1641GE-B1
Performance class      G3
Frequency (Hz)             60 Hz
Voltage (V)                      set to 480/277 – (twelve-lead reconnectable stator)
Standard Control Panel APM403


Electronic governor
Mechanically welded chassis with antivibration suspension
Highly durable QUALICOAT-certified epoxy paint, specially developed for KOHLER-SDMO
Main line circuit breaker
Radiator for core temperature of 48/50°C max with mechanical fan
Starting battery
24 V charge alternator and starter
Delivered with oil and coolant -30°C
Manual for use and installation

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Additional Info


Details and Specifications

Benefits & features 

KOHLER SDMO premium quality 

  • Design offices using the latest technical innovations 
  • Modern fully certified factories 
  • A cutting edge laboratory 
  • The generating set, its components and a wide range of options have been fully developed, prototype tested, factory built, and production tested 

KOHLER SDMO premium performances 

  • Optimized and certified sound levels 
  • Reliable power, even in extreme conditions 
  • Optimized fuel consumption 
  • Compact footprint 
  • Best quality of electricity, high starting and loading capacity, according to ISO8528-5 
  • Robust base frames and high-quality enclosures 
  • Protection of installations and people 
  • Approved in line with the most stringent standards 


  • Premium level engines, in-house or from strong partners 
  • High power density, small footprint 
  • Low temperature starting capability 
  • Long maintenance interval 


  • Provide industry leading motor starting capability 
  • Made in Europe 
  • Built with a class H insulation and IP23 


  • A compact and complete solution using a mechanically driven radiator fan 
  • Designed or optimized by KOHLER-SDMO 
  • High temperature and altitude product capacity available 

Base frame and enclosure 

  • High quality steel with enhanced corrosion resistance 
  • Highly durable QUALICOAT-certified epoxy paint 
  • Minimum 1000 hours of resistance to salt spray in accordance with ISO12944 
  • Ergonomic access to allow easy maintenance and connection of the generator  
  • Robust design optimized for transportation 

Product Specifications:

Generator modelV500UC2
Amps @ 480V752
Standby Power (ESP)500kW /625KVA
Prime Power (PRP)454kW / 568KVA
Fuel Consumption 60 Hz Diesel at 75% Prime Power: Lph91.2
Tank capacity (L)500
Soundproofed Enclosure typeM229
Acoustic pressure level @7m in dB(A) 60Hz (100% PRP)76
Engine Specifications
Engine modelTAD1641GE-B
Displacement (L)16,12
Cyl. qty.6L
Alternator Specifications
Number of poles4
Number of bearingSingle Bearing
Indication of protectionIP23
Insulation classH
Number of wires12
AVR RegulationYes
Capacity for maintaining short circuit at 300% of rated current for 10 sNo


Reference Conditions: 25°C Air Inlet Temperature, 40°C Fuel Inlet Temperature, 100 kPa Barometric Pressure; 10.7 g/kg of dry air Humidity. Intake Restriction set to maximum allowable limit for clean filter; Exhaust Back pressure set to maximum allowable limit. Data was taken from a single engine test according to the test methods, fuel specification and reference conditions stated above and is subjected to instrumentation and engine-to-engine variability. Test conducted with alternate test methods, instrumentation, fuel or reference conditions can yield different results. Data and specifications subject to change without notice.

Controller Specifications


The APM403 is a versatile control unit which allows operation in manual or automatic mode

  • Measurements : voltage and current
  • kW/kWh/kVA power meters
  • Standard specifications: Voltmeter, Frequency meter.
  • Optional : Battery ammeter.
  • J1939 CAN ECU engine control
  • Alarms and faults: Oil pressure, Coolant temperature, Overspeed, Start-up failure, alternator min/max, Emergency stop button.
  • Engine parameters: Fuel level, hour counter, battery voltage.
  • Optional (standard at 24V): Oil pressure, water temperature.
  • Event log/ Management of the last 300 genset events.
  • Mains and genset protection
  • Clock management
  • USB connections, USB Host and PC,
  • Communications : RS485 INTERFACE
  • ModBUS protocol /SNMP
  • Optional : Ethernet, GPRS, remote control, 3G, 4G,
  • Websupervisor, SMS, E-mails

PRODUCT Related documents:

APM403 brochure

Control Panel APM403_EN


APM403S Product presentation

data canopy M229 V0500UC2-02-EN

Full line brochure MK-IN-FL-BR-EN-221

M229 enclosure concrete slab drawing 35002015204-B

M229 Soundproofed version drawing 30001349101K

Additional Info
Weight10737 lbs
Dimensions198 × 61 × 96 in


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