C32 (50 Hz) with Upgradeable Packaging

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Producing reliable power from 910 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 per cent rated load in one step. Generator sets offer both low fuel consumption and low emission systems.

Generator Set Specifications

Minimum Rating 910 kVA 910 kVA Less
Maximum Rating 1500 kVA 1500 kVA Less
Emissions/Fuel Strategy Low Fuel Consumption, Low Emissions Low Fuel Consumption, Low Emissions Less
Voltage 400 to 415 Volts 400 to 415 Volts Less
Frequency 50 Hz 50 Hz Less
Speed 1500 rpm 1500 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 1958.9 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 165.3 in 4198.0 mm Less
Length - Maximum 179.2 in 4551.0 mm Less
Width - Minimum 66.3 in 1684.0 mm Less
Width - Maximum 87.8 in 2231.0 mm Less
Height - Minimum 85.1 in 2162.0 mm Less
Height - Maximum 85.6 in 2175.0 mm Less
Dry Weight - Genset (minimum) 14680.0 lb 6859.0 kg Less
Dry Weight - Genset (maximum) 17855.0 lb 8099.0 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

  • EU Certification of as Conformance (CE)
  • 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 (50 Hz) with Upgradeable Packaging Standard Equipment

    Air Inlet System
    • Single element canister type with service indicator

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

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

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

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

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

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

    Governing System
    • ADEM(tm) A4

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

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

    Power Termination
    • Busbar

    Starting / Charging System
    • 45 amp charging alternator
    • Battery, rack and cables
    • Battery disconnect switch
    • 24-volt electric starting motor

    C32 (50 Hz) with Upgradeable Packaging Optional Equipment

    Control System
    • Expansion I/O module
    • EMCP 4.3, EMCP 4.4
    • Remote monitoring software
    • Local annunciator module
    • Remote annunciator module

    Engine System
    • Heavy duty electric starting motors
    • Muffler (industrial grade)
    • Jacket water heater
    • Dual element air cleaners
    • Rubber anti-vibration mounts (90% efficient)
    • Battery charger (10 amps)
    • Heavy duty batteries
    • Exhaust guards / shields
    • Heavy duty air cleaners
    • Spring type anti-vibration mounts (95% efficient)
    • Radiator duct flange

    Extended Service Contract
    • 2 Year Extended Service Contract (ESC)
    • 3 Year Extended Service Contract (ESC)
    • 5 Year Extended Service Contract (ESC)

    • Generator stator and bearing temperature monitoring & protection
    • Anti-condensation heaters
    • Temperature Rise over 40°C ambient: [ ] 150°C [ ] 125°C [ ] 105°C [ ] 80°C
    • Excitation: [ ] Permanent Magnet Excited (PM) [ ] Internally Excited (IE)
    • Winding: [ ] Random [ ] Random with coastal insulation [ ] Form

    Power Termination
    • Circuit breaker, 100% Rated, UL Listed (fully rated)
    • Bus bars
    • Circuit breaker, IEC listed (fully rated)

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