New | C32 (60 Hz)

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Generator Set Specifications
Minimum Rating830 ekW
Maximum Rating1250 ekW
Emissions/Fuel StrategyLow Fuel, Tier 2 Nonroad Stds
Voltage220 to 4160 Volts
Frequency60 Hz
Speed1800 rpm
Duty CycleStandby, Mission Critical, Prime, Continuous
Engine Specifications
Engine ModelC32 TA, V-12, 4-Stroke Water-Cooled Diesel
Bore5.71 in
Stroke6.38 in
Displacement1958.86 in³
Compression Ratio15.0:1
AspirationTA
Fuel SystemMEUI
Governor TypeAdem™A4
Generator Set Dimensions
Length - Minimum164 in
Length - Maximum172.7 in
Width - Minimum66.3 in
Width - Maximum87.7 in
Height - Minimum85.1 in
Height - Maximum86.4 in
Dry Weight - Genset (minimum)14700 lb
Dry Weight - Genset (maximum)16755 lb

  • cat Generator Set Packages Have Been Fully Prototype Tested
  • accepts 100% Block Load In One Step And Meets Nfpa 110 Loading Requirements
  • conform To Iso 8528-5 Steady State And Transient Response Requirements

  • 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

  • superior Motor Starting Capability Minimizes Need For Oversizing Alternator
  • designed To Match Performance And Output Characteristics Of Cat Diesel Engines
  • robust Class H Insulation

  • 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

  • designed To Operate In Standard Ambient Temperatures Up To 50°c (122°f)
  • contact Your Cat Dealer For Specific Ambient And Altitude Capabilities

  • ul 2200 Listed
  • csa
  • ibc Seismic Certification
  • oshpd Pre-Approval

  • 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

  • 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

Standard Equipment

Air Inlet System
  • Single element canister type with service indicator
Control Panel
  • Warning Shutdowns
  • EMCP 4.2B
  • Digital Indicators
  • Communications
  • Control Features
  • Programmable Protective Relaying Functions
Cooling System
  • Caterpillar Extended Life Coolant
  • ATAAC
  • Coolant drain line with valve
  • Low coolant level sensor
  • Fan and belt guards
  • Radiator fan and fan drive
Exhaust System
  • 203 mm (8 in) ID round flanged outlet
  • Exhaust manifold - Dry
Fuel System
  • Fuel cooler
  • Fuel priming pump
  • Secondary fuel filter
  • Primary fuel filter with water separator
General
  • RH Service
  • Caterpillar Yellow with high gloss black rails & radiator
  • SAE Standard Rotation
  • Flywheel and flywheel housing-SAE
Generators and Attachments
  • Class H temperature rise at 40C ambient
  • 3 Phase brushless
  • Permanent magnet
  • Winding temperature detectors
  • Integrated voltage regulator (IVR)
  • Reactive droop
  • IEC standard hole pattern
  • NEMA Class H insulation
  • Busbar connections, top center mounted, top cable entry
  • Salient pole
  • 6 Lead
  • Internal excitation
Governing System
  • ADEM(tm) A4
Lube System
  • Gear type lube oil pump
  • Oil drain lines and valve
  • Fumes disposal
  • Lubricating oil
  • Integral lube oil cooler
  • Oil filter, filler and dipstick
Mounting System
  • Rubber anti-vibration mounts
  • Rails - engine /generator / radiator mounting
Power Termination
  • Busbar
Starting and Charging
  • 45 Amp charging alternator
  • 24 Volt electric starting motor
  • Battery disconnect switch
  • Battery, rack and cables

Optional Equipment

Air Inlet System
  • Standard air cleaner
  • Heavy duty air cleaner
  • Dual element air cleaner
Circuit Breakers
  • Shrouds
  • 1600, 2000, 2500 and 3200 Amp, 3 Pole, IEC-Rated circuit breakers
  • Center posts busbars
  • Enclosures - Control packaging
  • 400, 800, 1200, 1600, 2000, 2500 and 3000 Amp, 3 Pole, UL-100% Rated circuit breakers
  • Circuit breaker wiring groups
  • Power connection covers
  • Cable supports
  • 800, 1600, 2000, 2500 and 3200 Amp, 4 Pole, IEC-Rated circuit breakers
Control Panels
  • EMCP 4.3, EMCP 4.4
Cooling System
  • High Ambient radiator
  • Extended life coolant
  • Standard radiator
  • Radiator duct flange
  • Certified radiator
Enclosures
  • Premium sound attenuated enclosure
  • Cold weather bundle
  • Color options
  • DC lighting package
  • Sound attenuated enclosure
  • AC panel, outlets and lights
  • Panel bracket
  • Enclosure Fuel Tank Options
  • Enclosure louvers - fixed and motorized
Exhaust System
  • Elbow mounting kit
  • Mufflers
  • Guard and Shield System
  • Flange and exhaust expanders
  • Flexible fittings
  • All C32 engines have 203 mm (8 in) exhaust outlets
  • Flanges
  • Exhaust through wall kit
General
  • US aid emblem
  • Special paint
Generator and Attachments
  • Medium Voltage Optional Generators
  • Low Voltage Optional Generators
Lube System
  • Oil level regulator
  • Oil pan
  • Prelube manual sump pump
Mounting System
  • Spring type vibration isolator
  • IBC vibration isolators
  • Mounting base types
  • Standard package isolators
Power Connections
  • Center post busbar
  • Low voltage connection cables
  • Neutral grounding connection
Power Termination
  • Circuit breakers, UL listed
  • Circuit breakers, IEC compliant
Special Tests / Reports
  • Standard engine test
  • IBC seismic certifications
  • PGS test report @ 1.0 power factor
  • Custom genset TVA report
  • Generator test report
  • Standard genset Torsional Vibration Analysis (TVA) report
  • PGS test report @ 0.8 power factor
  • CSA test and certification
  • OSHPD seismic certifications
Starting / Charging
  • 10 Amp enclosure battery charger
  • 35 Amp battery charger
  • Space heater
  • Jacket water heater
  • Electric starting motor - Standard / Heavy duty
  • Heavy-duty starting system
  • 10 Amp battery charger
  • 20 Amp battery charger

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