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Electric Power Generation

CM32C Inline


Caterpillar electric power stands for reliable energy supply. Especially during the energy system transformation, Cat generator sets close the energy gap caused by renewable energy source such as wind and photo voltaic. Short ramp up time, low operating costs and rapid maintenance times ensures a high availability according to the need of our customers. Combined heat / cool and power solutions allow our customers to maximize the efficiency and earnings paired with low emissions. The CM32C 50 and 60 Hz, 6, 8 or 9 cylinder inline, turbocharged-aftercooled generator set is designed for Ultrafast start time and load acceptance, low fuel and oil consumption requiring low maintenance. With reduced complexity of standard modular design and low space requirements between generator sets allows for easy installation. Producing reliable power from 2,780 to 4,170 kWe, each generator set has been designed to meet World Bank (WB) Emission Certification Stage 2. Wherever power is needed around the globe, Caterpillar is able to support you with the best products and services to maximize your profit.

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    • Generator Set Specifications
      Duty Cycle Prime, Continuous
      Emergency Ramp Up 10% To 100% Load 30 s
      Emissions/Fuel Strategy World bank (WB) emission certification stage 1 and 2, Post-emission treatment systems for lower emission requirements available
      Frequency At Speed 50 Hz @ 600 / 60 Hz @ 600
      Genset Efficiency Up To 46.00%
      Maximum Rating 4170 kWe
      Minimum Rating 2780 kWe
      Normal Ramp Up To 100% Load 85 s
      Ready To Accept Loads (Preheated/Vented) 40 s
      Voltage 3000 to 13800 Volts
    • Engine Specifications
      Aspiration Turbocharged-aftercooled
      Bore 320 mm
      Configuration 6,8,9 cylinder
      Engine Model CM32C Inline, 4-stroke-engine
      Engine Rating Range 2880 - 4320 kW
      Fuel Type Diesel oil / heavy fuel oil (HFO) / crude oil
      Mean Effective Pressure Up To 24.9 bar
      Specific Fuel Oil Consumption (WB I) Up To 178
      Specific Fuel Oil Consumption (WB II) Up To 177
      Specific Lube Oil Consumption 0.6
      Stroke 480 mm
      Swept Volume 38.6 l/cyl
    • Generator Set Dimensions
      Dry Weight - Genset (maximum) 98 ton (US)
      Dry Weight - Genset (minimum) 73 ton (US)
      Height - Maximum 4869 mm
      Height - Minimum 4801 mm
      Length - Maximum 11419 mm
      Length - Minimum 9302 mm
      Width - Maximum 2639 mm
      Width - Minimum 2600 mm

    Product Downloads

    CM32C, 50 and 60 Hz, 2780-4170 kWe, World Bank (WB) Emission Certification stages 1 and 2 Data Sheet

    Electric Power Ratings Guide

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