C32 Generator Set

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Producing reliable power from 830 to 1250 ekW at 60 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 per cent rated load in one step. Generator sets range from low fuel consumption systems to EPA Stationary Emergency (Tier 2) certification.

Generator Set Specifications

Minimum Rating 830 ekW 830 ekW Less
Maximum Rating 1250 ekW 1250 ekW Less
Emissions/Fuel Strategy Low Fuel Consumption, Low Emissions, EPA Certified for Stationary Emergency Application (Emits Equivalent U.S. EPA Tier 2 Nonroad Standards) Low Fuel Consumption, Low Emissions, EPA Certified for Stationary Emergency Application (Emits Equivalent U.S. EPA Tier 2 Nonroad Standards) Less
Voltage 220 to 4160 Volts 220 to 4160 Volts Less
Frequency 60 Hz 60 Hz Less
Speed 1800 rpm 1800 rpm Less
Duty Cycle Standby, Mission Critical, Prime, Continuous Standby, Mission Critical, Prime, Continuous Less

Engine Specifications

Engine Model C32 TA, V-12, 4-Stroke Water-Cooled Diesel C32 TA, V-12, 4-Stroke Water-Cooled Diesel Less
Bore 5.71 in 145.0 mm Less
Stroke 6.38 in 162.0 mm Less
Displacement 1958.86 in³ 32.1 l Less
Compression Ratio 15.0:1 15.0:1 Less
Aspiration TA TA Less
Fuel System MEUI MEUI Less
Governor Type Adem™A4 Adem™A4 Less

Generator Set Dimensions

Length - Minimum 164.0 in 4165.0 mm Less
Length - Maximum 172.7 in 4385.0 mm Less
Width - Minimum 66.3 in 1684.0 mm Less
Width - Maximum 87.7 in 2228.0 mm Less
Height - Minimum 85.1 in 2162.0 mm Less
Height - Maximum 86.4 in 2194.0 mm Less
Dry Weight - Genset (minimum) 14700.0 lb 6668.0 kg Less
Dry Weight - Genset (maximum) 16755.0 lb 7600.0 kg Less

Cat Generator Set Package

  • Cat generator set packages have been fully prototype tested
  • Accepts 100% block load in one step and meets other NFPA 110 loading requirements
  • Conform to ISO 8528-5 steady state and transient response requirements
  • Cat Diesel Engine

  • Reliable, rugged, durable design
  • Field-proven in thousands of applications worldwide
  • Four-stroke-cycle diesel engine combines consistent performance and excellent fuel economy with minimum weight
  • SR5 Alternator

  • Superior motor starting capability minimizes need for oversizing alternator
  • Designed to match performance and output characteristics of Cat diesel engines
  • Robust Class H insulation
  • EMCP 4 Control Panel

  • User-friendly interface and navigation
  • Scalable system to meet a wide range of installation requirement
  • Expansion modules and site-specific programming for specific customer requirements
  • Cooling System

  • Designed to operate in standard ambient temperatures up to 50°C (122°F)
  • Contact your Cat Dealer for specific ambient and altitude capabilities
  • Certifications

  • UL2200
  • CSA
  • IBC seismic certification
  • OSHPD pre-approval
  • One Safe Source

  • Components used in the generator set are selected at the design stage to provide optimum package performance
  • The generator set is fully assembled at a Caterpillar facility following our quality guidelines
  • Each generator set package is tested before leaving the Caterpillar facility
  • Cat product support, including dealer service, parts and warranty covers the entire Cat power system
  • World Wide Product Support

  • Cat dealers have over 1,800 dealer branch stores operating in 200 countries
  • Your local Cat dealer provides extensive post-sale support, including maintenance and repair agreements
  • C32 (60 Hz) Standard Equipment

    Air Inlet System
    • Single element canister type with service indicator

    Control Panel
    • EMCP 4.2B
    • Control Features
    • Digital Indicators
    • Warning Shutdowns
    • Programmable Protective Relaying Functions
    • Communications

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

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

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

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

    Governing System
    • ADEM(tm) A4

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

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

    Power Termination
    • Bus Bar

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

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

    C32 (60 Hz) Optional Equipment

    Air Inlet System
    • Standard air cleaner
    • Dual element air cleaner
    • Heavy duty air cleaner

    Circuit Breakers
    • Center posts busbars
    • Shrouds
    • Cable supports
    • Power connection covers
    • Enclosures - Control packaging
    • Circuit breaker wiring groups
    • 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
    • 1600, 2000, 2500 and 3200 Amp, 3 Pole, IEC-Rated circuit breakers

    Control Panels
    • EMCP 4.3, EMCP 4.4

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

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

    Generator and Attachments
    • Low Voltage Optional Generators
    • Medium Voltage Optional Generators

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

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

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

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

    Starting / Charging
    • 10 Amp battery charger
    • 10 Amp enclosure battery charger
    • Heavy-duty starting system
    • 20 Amp battery charger
    • 35 Amp battery charger
    • Electric starting motor - Standard / Heavy duty
    • Jacket water heater
    • Space heater

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

    • Premium sound attenuated enclosure
    • Sound attenuated enclosure
    • Color options
    • Enclosure Fuel Tank Options
    • Enclosure louvers - fixed and motorized
    • Cold weather bundle
    • DC lighting package
    • AC panel, outlets and lights
    • Panel bracket

    • US aid emblem
    • Special paint

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