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C32 Generator Set

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
  • Alternator

    SR5

  • 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 based on seamless design integration to provide the optimum 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
  • Generator Set Specifications
    Minimum Rating 830 ekW
    Maximum Rating 1250 ekW
    Emissions/Fuel Strategy Low Fuel Consumption, Low Emissions, EPA Certified for Stationary Emergency Application (Emits Equivalent U.S. EPA Tier 2 Nonroad Standards)
    Voltage 220 to 4160 Volts
    Frequency 60 Hz
    Speed 1800 rpm
    Duty Cycle Standby, Mission Critical, Prime, Continuous
    Engine Specifications
    Engine Model C32 TA, V-12, 4-Stroke Water-Cooled Diesel
    Bore 145 mm (5.71 in)
    Stroke 162 mm (6.38 in)
    Displacement 32.1 l (1958.86 inu00b3)
    Compression Ratio 15.0:1
    Aspiration TA
    Fuel System MEUI
    Governor Type Adem™A4
    Generator Set Dimensions
    Length - Minimum 4165 mm (164 in)
    Length - Maximum 4385 mm (172.7 in)
    Width - Minimum 1684 mm (66.3 in)
    Width - Maximum 2228 mm (87.7 in)
    Height - Minimum 2162 mm (85.1 in)
    Height - Maximum 2194 mm (86.4 in)
    Dry Weight - Genset (minimum) 6668 kg (14700 lb)
    Dry Weight - Genset (maximum) 7600 kg (16755 lb)

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

    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
    • Enclosures
      • 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
    • General
      • US aid emblem
      • Special paint

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