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Overview

The M 32 E is designed for the offshore market focused on generator set application. The 720/750 rpm concept will reduce generator costs. Charge air cooler housing and charge air cooler allow easier disassembly and cleaning. The new design still supports operation at any ambient condition without load reduction. We offer a generator set application for customers operating the engines mainly below 47 %.

Generator Set Specifications

Units:
Minimum Rating 3165 kWe (3960 kVA) 3165 kWe (3960 kVA) Less
Maximum Rating 5747 kWe (5940 kVA) 5747 kWe (5940 kVA) Less

Engine Specifications

Configuration 6,8,9 Cylinder 6,8,9 Cylinder Less
Bore 12.6 in 320.0 mm Less
Stroke 18.1 in 460.0 mm Less
Swept Volume 2257.88 in3 37.0 L Less

Generator Set Configurations

Emissions/Fuel Strategy IMO II IMO II Less

Generator Set Dimensions

Weight 73.0 - 98.0 t (160937 - 216053 lbs) 73.0 - 98.0 t (160937 - 216053 lbs) Less
Length 9566 - 11156 mm (376.6 - 439.2 in) 9566 - 11156 mm (376.6 - 439.2 in) Less
Width 2600 mm (102.4 in) 2600 mm (102.4 in) Less
Height 4565 - 4770 mm (179.7 - 187.8 in) 4565 - 4770 mm (179.7 - 187.8 in) Less

M 32 E 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.

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

Emission reduction technology

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

M 32 EStandard Equipment

Air Inlet System
  • Air intake silencer / filter

Control System
  • Load sharing unit (for multiple engine plant only)
  • Modular Alarm Control and Protection System (MACS)
  • Speed governor

Cooling System
  • Electric cooling water preheater
  • HT cooling water pump (engine driven)
  • HT cooling water pump (engine driven)

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

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

Instrumentation
  • Control push buttons and lamps
  • 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 on base frame

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 EOptional 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 acceptance)
  • Electronic speed governor
  • 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 lubricating 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 rigidly mounted

Starting System
  • Starting air compressor
  • Starting air receiver

General
  • Engine PTO coupling
  • Generator customer supply
  • Part load optimization kit for constant speed engine (SFOC improvement, smoke reduction)
  • Part load optimization kit for variable speed engine (massive SFOC improvement,…)
  • PTO shaft on counter-flywheel side