C32 ACERT Land Mechanical Drilling Engine

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Engine Design

 - Proven reliability and durability
 - Robust diesel strength design prolongs life and lowersowning and operating costs
 - Broad operating speed range
 - High power density — lightweight engine for weightsensitive applications
 - PTO drive options provide flexible access to auxiliarypower for pumps and other needs

Advanced Digital Engine Management

ADEM A4 engine management system integrates speedcontrol, air/fuel ratio control and ignition/detonationcontrols into a complete engine management systemwith integrated digital ignition, engine protection andmonitoring.


Caterpillar has a full line of engine-transmission packagesthat can be fully integrated with your axle, hydraulics, andoperator interface. Cat®transmissions deliver continuousoperation under full load, smooth shifting at any speed,and maximum up time, with unmatched durability andeasy maintenance

Custom Packaging

For any petroleum application, trust Caterpillar to meetyour exact needs with a factory custom package. Catengines, generators, enclosures, controls, radiators,transmissions — anything your project requires — can becustom designed and matched to create a one-of-a kindsolution. Custom packages are globally supported andare covered by a one-year warranty after startup.

Full Range of Attachments

Large variety of factory-installed engine attachmentsreduces packaging time


Every engine is full-load tested to ensure proper engineperformance.

Product Support Offered Through Global Cat Dealer

More than 2,200 dealer outletsCat factory-trained dealer technicians service everyaspect of your petroleum engineCat parts and labor warrantyPreventive maintenance agreements available for repairbefore-failure optionsS•O•SSMprogram matches your oil and coolant samplesagainst Caterpillar set standards to determine:
 - Internal engine component condition
 - Presence of unwanted fluids
 - Presence of combustion by-products
 - Site-specific oil change interval

Over 80 Years of Engine Manufacturing Experience

Ownership of these manufacturing processes enablesCaterpillar to produce high quality, dependable products.
 - Cast engine blocks, heads, cylinder liners, and flywheelhousings
 - Machine critical components
 - Assemble complete engine

Web Site

For all your petroleum power requirements, visit www.cat.com/oilandgas

Engine Specifications
Maximum Rating 1119 bkW (1500 BHP)
Emissions U.S. EPA Non-road Tier 2
Displacement 32 l (1953 inu00b3)
Minimum Rating 597 bkW (800 BHP)
Bore 145 mm (5.7 in)
Stroke 162 mm (6.4 in)
Rated Speed 1800 r/min (2100 r/min)
Aspiration Turbocharged-Aftercooled
Governor and Protection ADEM A3
Engine Weight - Net Dry 2286 kg (5040 lb)
Rotation from Flywheel End Counterclockwise
Oil Change Interval 250
Flywheel and Flywheel Housing SAE No. 0 or SAE No. 1
Flywheel Teeth 136 (SAE 0), 113 (SAE 1)
Capacity for Liquids
Minimum Cooling System - Engine Only 55 l (14.5 gal (US))
Length 1918 mm (75.5 in)
Width 1473 mm (85 in)
Height 1321 mm (52 in)

Standard Equipment

  • Air Inlet System
    • Quad turbocharger — 3 cylinder exhaust to each turbo
    • Connections configured for ATAAC (Air-to-Air-Aftercooled)or remote heat exchanger
  • Control System
    • ADEM A4 electronic control module
    • Electronic governing, PTO speed control
    • Customer programmable ratings
    • Cold mode start strategy
    • Automatic altitude compensation
    • Automatic fuel temperature compensation
    • Programmable low and high idle, and top engine speedlimit
    • Electronic diagnostics and fault logging
    • Engine monitoring system
    • SAE J1939 broadcast (diagnostic and engine status)
  • Cooling System
    • Gear-driven centrifugal jacket water pump — RH
    • Integrated thermostat and housing
    • Engine oil cooler
    • Optional installed transmission oil cooler
  • Exhaust System
    • Exhaust manifold — dry
    • Two vertical exhaust outlets (front and rear)
  • Fuel System
    • MEUI
    • Fuel priming pump
    • Fuel transfer pump
    • Primary and secondary fuel filter — RH configured forremote mounting (installed RH on shipping plate)
  • Flywheels and Flywheel Housing
    • SAE No. 0 or SAE No. 1 flywheel iron housing
    • SAE No. 0 or SAE No. 1 flywheel
    • Optional transmission adapter
  • Lube System
    • Crankcase breather
    • Oil filter — RH standard, optional LH or remote mountservice
    • Oil level gauge — RH standard, optional LH or dualservice
    • Oil filler — RH standard, optional LH or dual service
    • Shallow oil pan, rear sump
  • Mounting System
    • Trunnion front support
    • Vertical and horizontal pads on rear flywheel housing
  • Protection System
    • 24V electronic
    • Engine overspeed with optional air shut-offs withindicators
    • Low engine oil pressure
    • Fuel filter restriction
    • Fuel temperature
    • High engine coolant temperature
    • Low engine coolant temperature
  • General
    • Vibration damper and optional guard
    • Lifting eyes
    • Optional customer wiring connector
    • Service tool connector
    • Paint — Cat yellow

Optional Equipment

  • Air Inlet System
    • Air cleaner
    • Air inlet adapters
    • Turbocharger outlet adapters
    • Air lines
  • Charging System
    • Battery chargers
    • Charging alternators
    • Alternator mounting
    • Circuit breakers and mountings
  • Cooling System
    • Dry charge coolant conditioners
    • Thermostat housing
    • Coolant level sensor
    • Radiator
    • Blower fans
    • Suction fans
    • Fan adapters
    • Fan drives
  • Emissions
    • IMO certifications
  • Exhaust System
    • Elbows
    • Mufflers
  • Fuel Systems
    • Electric fuel priming pump
  • Instrumentation
    • Customer management device
    • Interconnect harness
    • Gauges and instrument panels
  • Lube System
    • Oil pans
    • Oil service side
    • Oil level gauge
    • Oil filters
    • Lubricating oils
  • Mounting System
    • Structural steel base
    • Engine support — front
    • Engine support — rear
  • Power Take-Offs
    • Auxiliary drive
    • Damper pulley
    • Hydraulics gear pumps
  • Protection System
    • Mechanical shutoffs
    • Solenoid shutoffs
  • Starting System
    • Electric starting motors – 12V, 24V
    • Battery sets – 24V
    • Battery cable
    • Battery rack
    • Starting aids
  • Transmission Arrangement
    • Transmissions water lines
    • Transmissions cooler

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