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The C32 with the upgradeable packaging design has been developed for a wide range of applications, from emergency standby installations such as healthcare and datacenters to continuously powering remote installations. The packages can be optimized for performance to matters to you with either low emissions or low fuel consumption versions available. Backed by the worldwide network of Cat dealers ready to support your operation with technical support, service, parts, and warranty, Cat generator sets will provide the reliability and durability you expect.

Generator Set Specifications
Minimum Rating 910 kVA
Maximum Rating 1500 kVA
Voltage 220 to 4160
Frequency 50 Hz
Speed 1500 RPM

Generator Set Configurations
Emissions/Fuel Strategy Low Fuel Consumption, Low Emissions

Engine Specifications
Engine Model C32 TA, V-12, 4-Stroke Water-Cooled Diesel
Bore 145 mm (5.71 in)
Displacement 32.1 L (1958.86 in3)
Stroke 162 mm (6.38 in)
Compression Ratio 15.0:1
Aspiration TA
Governor Type Adem™A4
Fuel System MEUI
Exhaust Flange Size - Internal Diameter 203.2 mm (8.0 in)
Air Inlet Single element canister style with service indicator

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

Cat EMCP Control Panel

The EMCP controller features the reliability and durability you have come to expect from your Cat equipment. EMCP4 is a scalable control platform designed to ensure reliable generator set operation, providing extensive information about power output and engine operation. EMCP4 systems can be further customized to meet your needs through programming and expansion modules.

Design Criteria

The generator set meets transient response and block loading steps as per ISO 8528-5.

World Wide Product Support

Cat dealers provide extensive post-sale support including maintenance and repair agreements. Cat dealers have over 1,800 dealer branch stores operating in 200 countries. The Caterpillar S•O•S℠ program cost effectively detects internal engine component condition, even the presence of unwanted fluids and combustion by-products

Standard Equipment

Air Inlet System
  • Single element canister type with service indicator
Control Panel
  • Control Features
  • EMCP 4.2B
  • 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
Exhaust System
  • 203mm (8in) 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

Optional Equipment

Control System
  • Expansion I/O module
  • EMCP (4.2) (4.3) (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 (10A)
  • 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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