C32 (60 Hz)

Diesel Generator Sets
Diesel Generator Sets (76)

Overview

Caterpillar is leading the power generation marketplace with Power Solutions engineered to deliver unmatched flexibility, expandability, reliability, and cost-effectiveness.

Cat Generator Set Package
  • 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
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
  • UL 2200 Listed
  • CSA
  • IBC seismic certification
  • OSHPD pre-approval
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
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
Cat Generator Set Package
  • 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
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
  • UL 2200 Listed
  • CSA
  • IBC seismic certification
  • OSHPD pre-approval
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

Engine Specifications

Bore
5.71in
Displacement
1958.86in³
Stroke
6.38in
Aspiration
TA
Fuel System
MEUI
Engine Model
C32 TA, V-12, 4-Stroke Water-Cooled Diesel
Compression Ratio
15.0:1
Governor Type
Adem™A4
Aspiration
TA
Fuel System
MEUI
Bore
5.71in
Displacement
1958.86in³
Stroke
6.38in
Fuel System
6.38in

Generator Set Specifications

Minimum Rating
830 ekW
Maximum Rating
1250 ekW
Voltage
220 to 4160 Volts
Frequency
60 Hz
Speed
1800 rpm
Emissions/Fuel Strategy
Low Fuel, Tier 2 Nonroad Stds
Duty Cycle
Standby, Mission Critical, Prime, Continuous

Generator Set Dimensions

Height - Maximum
86.4in
Length - Maximum
172.7in
Width - Maximum
87.7in
Length - Minimum
164in
Width - Minimum
66.3in
Height - Minimum
85.1in
Dry Weight - Genset (minimum)
14700lb
Dry Weight - Genset (maximum)
16755lb

Standard/Optional Features

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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C32 (60 Hz) Diesel Generator Sets

Engine Model
C32 TA, V-12, 4-Stroke Water-Cooled Diesel
Voltage
220 to 4160 Volts
Maximum Rating
1250 ekW
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3516B (50 Hz) with Upgradeable Package Diesel Generator Sets

Engine Model
C32 TA, V-12, 4-Stroke Water-Cooled Diesel
Voltage
220 to 4160 Volts
Maximum Rating
2500 kVA
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C32 with Upgradeable Package Diesel Generator Sets

Engine Model
C32 TA, V-12, 4-Stroke Water-Cooled Diesel
Voltage
220 to 4160
Maximum Rating
1000 ekW (1250 kVA)
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