Diesel Generator Sets C32 (50 Hz)

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Key Specs

Maximum Rating
1500 kVA
1500 kVA
Minimum Rating
910 kVA
910 kVA
Emissions/Fuel Strategy
Low Fuel, Low Emissions
Low Fuel, Low Emissions


910 - 1500 kVA Diesel Generator Set

Producing reliable power from 910 kVA to 1500 kVA at 50 Hz, our C32 diesel generator sets are made to meet your mission critical, continuous, standby and prime applications. We've designed each to ISO 8528-5 transient response requirements and to accept 100 percent rated load in one step. Our C32 generator sets are made for demands, so you can make yours.


Saves up to 8% installed space

Requires less space for installation

Weighs 31% less

Reduced amount of structural support required

Full Power up to 50°C Ambient

Provides full power even on hottest days of the year

Product Specifications for C32 (50 Hz)

Maximum Rating 1500 kVA 1500 kVA
Minimum Rating 910 kVA 910 kVA
Emissions/Fuel Strategy Low Fuel, Low Emissions Low Fuel, Low Emissions
Voltage 400 to 3300 Volts 400 to 3300 Volts
Frequency 50 Hz 50 Hz
Speed 1500 rpm 1500 rpm
Duty Cycle Standby, Mission Critical, Prime, Continuous Standby, Mission Critical, Prime, Continuous
Engine Model C32 TA, V-12, 4-Stroke Water-Cooled Diesel C32 TA, V-12, 4-Stroke Water-Cooled Diesel
Bore 5.71 in 145 mm
Stroke 6.38 in 162 mm
Displacement 1958.86 in³ 32.1 l
Compression Ratio 15.0:1 15.0:1
Aspiration TA TA
Fuel System MEUI MEUI
Governor Type Adem™A4 Adem™A4
Length - Minimum 164 in 4165 mm
Length - Maximum 176.6 in 4485 mm
Width - Minimum 66.3 in 1684 mm
Width - Maximum 87.8 in 2228 mm
Height - Minimum 85.1 in 2162 mm
Height - Maximum 86.4 in 2194 mm
Dry Weight - Genset (minimum) 14700 lb 6668 kg
Dry Weight - Genset (maximum) 17855 lb 8099 kg

C32 (50 Hz) Standard Equipment

Air Inlet System

  • Single element canister type with service indicator

Control Panel

  • EMCP 4.2B
  • Warning shutdowns
  • Control features
  • Communications
  • Programmable protective relaying functions
  • Digital indicators

Cooling System

  • Radiator fan and fan drive
  • Coolant drain line with valve
  • Caterpillar Extended Life Coolant
  • Fan and belt guards
  • Low coolant level sensor


  • Exhaust manifold - Dry
  • 203 mm (8 in) ID round flanged outlet

Fuel System

  • Primary fuel filter with water separator
  • Secondary fuel filters
  • Fuel cooler
  • Fuel priming pump

Generators and Attachments

  • 6 Lead
  • Salient pole
  • NEMA Class H insulation
  • Internal Excitation
  • Permanent magnet
  • Reactive droop
  • 3 Phase brushless
  • Winding temperature detectors
  • Class H temperature rise at 40C ambient
  • Busbar connections, top center mounted, top cable entry
  • IEC standard hole pattern
  • Integrated voltage regulator (IVR)

Governing System

  • ADEM(tm) A4

Mounting System

  • Rubber anti-vibration mounts
  • Rails - engine/generator/radiator mounting

Lube System

  • Gear type lube oil pump
  • Oil filter, filler and dipstick
  • Integral lube oil cooler
  • Fumes disposal
  • Oil drain lines and valve
  • Lubricating oil

Power Termination

  • Busbar

Starting / Charging System

  • Battery disconnect switch
  • Battery, rack and cables
  • 24 Volt electric starting motor
  • 45 Amp charging alternator


  • Caterpillar Yellow with high gloss black rails & radiator
  • Flywheel and flywheel housing-SAE
  • SAE Standard Rotation
  • RH Service

C32 (50 Hz) Optional Equipment

Air Inlet System

  • Heavy duty air cleaner
  • Standard air cleaner
  • Dual element air cleaner

Circuit Breakers

  • Circuit breaker wiring groups
  • Enclosures - Control packaging
  • Shrouds
  • Power connection covers
  • 1600, 2000, 2500 and 3200 Amp, 3 Pole, IEC-Rated Circuit Breakers
  • Center posts busbars
  • Cable supports
  • 400, 800, 1200, 1600, 2000, 2500 and 3000 Amp, 3 Pole, UL-100% Rated Circuit Breakers
  • 800, 1600, 2000, 2500 and 3200 Amp, 4 Pole, IEC Rated Circuit Breakers

Control Panels

  • EMCP 4.3, EMCP 4.4

Cooling System

  • High Ambient radiator
  • Extended life coolant
  • Radiator duct flange
  • Standard radiator
  • Certified radiator


  • Color options
  • Cold weather bundle
  • DC lighting package
  • Sound attenuated enclosure
  • Premium sound attenuated enclosure
  • Enclosure fuel tank options
  • Enclosure louvres - fixed and motorized
  • AC panel, outlets and lights
  • Panel bracket

Exhaust System

  • Flexible fittings
  • Exhaust through wall kit
  • Elbow mounting kit
  • Mufflers
  • Flange and exhaust expanders
  • Guard and Shield System
  • Flanges
  • All C32 engines have 203 mm (8 in) exhaust outlets

Generator and Attachments

  • Medium voltage generators
  • Low voltage generators

Lube System

  • Prelube manual sump pump
  • Oil pan
  • Oil level regulator

Mounting System

  • IBC vibration isolators
  • Spring type vibration isolator
  • Mounting base types
  • Standard package isolators

Power Termination

  • Circuit breakers, UL listed
  • Circuit breakers, IEC compliant

Power Connections

  • Low voltage connection cables
  • Neutral grounding connection
  • Center post busbar

Starting / Charging System

  • Electric starting motor - Standard / Heavy duty
  • Jacket water heater
  • 35 Amp battery charger
  • 10 Amp battery charger
  • 10 Amp enclosure battery charger
  • Standard 24 volt Open package battery set - Dry
  • 20 Amp battery charger
  • Space heater

Special Tests / Reports

  • IBC seismic certifications
  • Custom genset TVA report
  • PGS test report @ 1.0 power factor
  • Generator test report
  • Standard engine test
  • Standard genset Torsional Vibration Analysis (TVA) report
  • CSA test and certification
  • OSHPD seismic certifications
  • PGS test report @ 0.8 power factor


  • Special paint
  • US aid emblem

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