C32 ACERT Tier 2

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Generator Set Specifications

Minimum Rating 540 eKW (675 kVA) 540 eKW (675 kVA) Less
Maximum Rating 910 eKW (1138 kVA) 910 eKW (1138 kVA) Less
Frequency 50 hz or 60 hz 50 hz or 60 hz Less
Speed 1500 rpm (50 hz) or 1800 rpm (60 hz) 1500 rpm (50 hz) or 1800 rpm (60 hz) Less

Engine Specifications

Engine Model Vee 8, 4-Stroke-Cycle Diesel Vee 8, 4-Stroke-Cycle Diesel Less
Bore 5.7 in 145.0 mm Less
Displacement 1959.0 in3 32.1 L Less
Stroke 6.4 in 162.0 mm Less
Aspiration Twin Turbocharged - Aftercooled Twin Turbocharged - Aftercooled Less
Governor Type Electronic Electronic Less

Generator Set Configurations

Emissions/Fuel Strategy IMO II/EPA Tier 2/EU Stage IIIA IMO II/EPA Tier 2/EU Stage IIIA Less

Generator Set Dimensions

Weight (Estimated) 15721.0 lb 7131.0 kg Less
Width 65.79 in 1671.1 mm Less
Height 86.83 in 2205.7 mm Less
Length 4275.9 mm (168.34 in) to 4309.3 mm (169.7 in) 4275.9 mm (168.34 in) to 4309.3 mm (169.7 in) Less

Generator Specifications

Frame Size 1423, 1467 1423, 1467 Less
Excitation Permanent Magnet Permanent Magnet Less
Pitch 2/3 2/3 Less
Number of poles 4 4 Less
Number of bearings 2 2 Less
Number of leads 6 6 Less
Insulation Class H Class H Less
IP Rating Drip Proof IP 23 Drip Proof IP 23 Less
Alignment Close-coupled adapter Close-coupled adapter Less
Overspeed capability 150% 150% Less
Wave form Deviation (Line to Line) < 2.0% < 2.0% Less
Voltage Regulation ± 0.5% (steady state) ± 0.5% (steady state) Less
Telephone influence factor < 50 < 50 Less

Superior Power Density

Heat exchanger and keel cooled offerings

Complete electronic control of fuel injection and engine timing

Load sharing capability

No visible smoke during steady state operation

6 lead, full voltage

Maintenance free generator bearings

Industry standard 2/3 pitch

Generator temperature monitoring sensors are standard (3-wire platinum RTDs)

2 bearing, closed-coupled

Base frame including fully elastomer package isolation

Caterpillar standard warranty

Parts and service support from worldwide dealer organization

One source of supply for fully integrated generator set package

MCS approved engines, generators, and type approval or certified drive line couplings

Type approval documentation available, including TVA

Proven compatibility with Fixed Water Based Local Application Fire Fighting System (FWBLAFFS)

C32 ACERT Tier 2 Standard Equipment

Air Inlet System
  • Aftercooler - water cooled, corrosion resistant (air side)
  • Air cleaner (heavy-duty) with service indicator
  • Open crankcase ventilation (OCV)
  • Turbocharger, jacket water cooled turbine housing
  • Turbocharger inlet, 152mm (6in) OD straight connection

Control System
  • Electronic governing (A4 ECM)
  • Cold mode start strategy
  • Cold mode start strategy Programmable low idle
  • Electronic diagnostics and fault logging
  • Engine and transmission monitoring (speed, temperature, pressure)
  • Fuel/air ratio control
  • Momentary start/stop logic
  • ECM controlled engine pre-lube and cranking
  • ECM controlled engine cool-down
  • High temp braided engine harness with 70-pin customer connector and service tool connector

Cooling System
  • Oil cooler
  • Jacket water pump, gear driven, centrifugal
  • Sea water/aux pump, bronze impeller, gear driven
  • Keel cooling - separate circuit, includes expansion tank for both circuits with 96.5kPa (14psi) pressure cap, thermostat and housing with full-open temp of 85C (185F)
  • JW expansion tank sized to handle 100L (26.4gal) external volume
  • Aux/aftercooler tank sized to handle 60L (15.9gal) external volume
  • JW connections: 116mm (4.57in) ID weld flange
  • Aux water hose connection: In - 89mm (3.50in), Out - 63.5mm (2.50in)
  • (Note: JW and Aux water connections are opposite service side)

Exhaust System
  • Manifold and turbocharger, water cooled 130mm (5.12in) ID round flanged outlet

Flywheels & Flywheel Housings
  • SAE No. 0 flywheel (136 teeth); SAE No. 0 flywheel housing; SAE standard rotation, CCW facing exciter end

Fuel System
  • Simplex fuel filter, spin-on, RH service only (Fuel connections size: ORFS -10 inlet, ORFS -8 outlet)
  • Fuel priming pump
  • Fuel transfer pump, gear driven

Generator & Generator Attachments
  • SR5 form wound
  • 2 roller bearings
  • 2 roller bearings
  • 4 pole, 6 leads, Series Star connected
  • Caterpillar's Digital Voltage Regulator (CDVR)
  • Marine Class H insulation, Class F temperature rise
  • Surface mounted platinum (PT100) 3-wire RTDs, 2 per phase on stator and one each on support bearings
  • Anti-condensation space heaters (240 VAC, 300 Watts, 2 elements)
  • IP23 Protection suitable for use with Fixed Water Based Local Application Fire Fighting Systems (FWBLAFFS)
  • System IV insulation for harsh environment protection

Lube System
  • Crankcase breather; oil cooler; spin–on oil filters (RH service); deep sump oil pan, oil filler and dipstick (RH service); gear-driven oil pump,

Mounting System
  • Formed C-channel rails, 300mm (11.81in) height
  • Six shipped loose combined helical spring/rubber isolators for installation below package base

Protection System
  • A4 ECM Electronic Monitoring System provides customer programmable engine de-rate strategies to protect against adverse operating conditions

  • RH service engine options only
  • Crankshaft vibration damper
  • Frame rail lifting eyes
  • Side access block
  • Single groove V-belt crankshaft pulley
  • Literature

C32 ACERT Tier 2 Optional Equipment

Air Inlet System
  • Remote Air Inlet Adapter
  • Closed Crankcase Ventilation

Charging System
  • Alternator: 24V (75A)

Exhaust System
  • Elbows
  • Flexible Fitting
  • Muffler
  • Muffler Spark Arresting
  • Flange

Fuel System
  • Duplex fuel filters; water separators; fuel cooler

Generators & Generator Attachments
  • Manual voltage control terminal strip connections; low voltage connections; loadshare module

Lube System
  • duplex oil filters

Starting System
  • Air Start Accessories
  • Jacket Water Heater

  • Guards
  • Filter Cover Kit
  • Fumes Disposal Breather
  • Tool set

  • Display Panel
  • Wiring Harness

  • Package Control Options

  • Connections

  • Marine Classification Society and Solas
  • Fuel and Oil Shielding



  • Export Packing

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