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Overview

The M 32 C was introduced in 1994 in 6, 8 and 9 cylinder versions and is outstandingly suitable as a generator prime mover for electric power on ships. The robust design and moderate speed permits unlimited, continuous operation with heavy fuel oil. In-line engines – completed with generators – are mounted on a common base frame. The engine and electrics are tested prior to delivery. This ensures trouble-free installation and commissioning.

Generator Set Specifications

Units:
Minimum Rating 2762 kWe (3456 kVA) 2762 kWe (3456 kVA) Less
Maximum Rating 4316 kWe (5400 kVA) 4316 kWe (5400 kVA) Less

Engine Specifications

Configuration 6,8,9 Cylinder 6,8,9 Cylinder Less
Bore 12.6 in 320.0 mm Less
Stroke 18.9 in 480.0 mm Less
Swept Volume 2361.62 in3 38.7 l/cyl. Less

Generator Set Configurations

Emissions/Fuel Strategy EPA Tier 2 & IMO II EPA Tier 2 & IMO II Less

Generator Set Dimensions and Weights (dependent on Generator Type)

Weight 73.0 t - 98.0 t (160937 lbs - 216053 lbs) 73.0 t - 98.0 t (160937 lbs - 216053 lbs) Less
Length 9302 mm - 11419 mm (366.2 in - 449.6 in) 9302 mm - 11419 mm (366.2 in - 449.6 in) Less
Width 2600 mm - 2639 mm ( 102.4 in - 103.9 in) 2600 mm - 2639 mm ( 102.4 in - 103.9 in) Less
Height 4801 mm - 4869 mm (189.0 in - 191,7 in) 4801 mm - 4869 mm (189.0 in - 191,7 in) Less

M 32 C as a generator drive

The robust design and moderate speed permits unlimited, continuous operation with heavy fuel oil. Engine and electrics are tested prior to delivery.

Installation-friendly, due to pumps and filters installed on the engine

Nodular cast-iron engine block with integrated ducts for lubricating oil and charge air

Emission reduction technology

M 32 C Standard Equipment

Air Inlet System
  • Air intake silencer / filter

Control System
  • Load sharing unit (for multiple engine plant only)
  • Protection system
  • Serial link interface (MODbus / canbus)
  • Speed governor

Cooling System
  • Electric cooling water preheater
  • HT cooling water pump (engine driven)
  • 2-stage charge air cooler

Exhaust System
  • Exhaust gas expansion joint
  • Exhaust gas insulated manifolds
  • Turbocharger at counter-flywheel side

Fuel System
  • Fuel circulating pump (attached / for MDO/MGO only)
  • Fuel indicator filter
  • Fuel pressure valve (attached / for MDO/MGO only)

Instrumentation
  • Control push buttons and lamps
  • Emergency stop lever
  • Local control panel
  • Pressure and temperature indicator

Lube System
  • Engine with dry sump
  • Lube oil cooler (separate)
  • Lube oil pump (engine driven)
  • Lube oil self-cleaning filter
  • Oil sump in base frame
  • Pre-lubricating oil pump (electric driven / fitted on base frame)
  • Pressure regulating valve

Mounting System
  • Flexible pipe connections
  • High flexible coupling
  • Resilient mounting

Starting System
  • Electrical barring device
  • Starting air valve

General
  • Engine, flexible coupling and generator mounted on a common base frame
  • Flywheel cover
  • Lifting device (rental)
  • Torsional Vibration Calculation (TVC)

M 32 C Optional Equipment

Air Inlet System
  • Air inlet shut-off valve
  • Air intake transition piece
  • Expansion joint
  • Silencer / filter

Control System
  • Air injection control (for better load request)
  • Electronic speed governor
  • Engine alarm system
  • Remote indicators (start air pressure, engine speed, etc.)
  • Starter for electric driven pumps
  • 24 DC UPS

Cooling System
  • CW piping for generator cooling on base frame
  • CW piping for lube oil cooler on base frame
  • FW/SW plate cooler
  • HT cooling water pump (electric driven)
  • LT cooling water pump (electric driven)
  • Sea water cooling pump (electric driven)
  • Temperature control valve

Exhaust System
  • Silencer (with or without spark arrester)

Fuel System
  • Fuel oil cooler
  • HFO final preheater
  • HFO pressure regulating valve
  • HFO self-cleaning automatic filter
  • HFO supply and booster pumps (electrical driven)
  • HFO treatment and supply modules
  • HFO viscosity control device
  • Mixing tank

Lube System
  • Lube oil centrifuge
  • Lube oil cooler fitted on base frame
  • Lube oil pump (electrical driven)
  • Lube oil treatment and combined modules
  • Temperature control valve

Mounting System
  • Double resilient mounting (engine and base frame)
  • Engine resiliently mounted on base frame, base frame mounted rigidly
  • Flexible pipe connections

Starting System
  • Starting air compressor
  • Starting air receiver

General
  • Engine PTO coupling
  • Generator customer supply
  • PTO shaft on counter-flywheel side