Diesel Generator Sets

Cat C32 Generator Set

Minimum Rating 910 kVA

Maximum Rating 1500 kVA

Emissions/Fuel Strategy Low Fuel, Low Emissions

Producing reliable power from 910 kVA to 1500 kVA at 50 Hz, our C32 diesel generator sets are made to meet your mission critical, continuous, standby and prime applications. We've designed each to ISO 8528-5 transient response requirements and to accept 100 percent rated load in one step. Our C32 generator sets are made for demands, so you can make yours.

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Cat Generator Set Package

Cat generator set packages have been fully prototype testedAccepts 100% block load in one step and meets NFPA 110 loading requirem…

  • 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
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Cat Diesel Engine

Reliable, rugged, durable designField-proven in thousands of applications worldwideFour-stroke-cycle diesel engine combines consis…

  • 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
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SR5 Alternator

Superior motor starting capability minimizes need for oversizing alternatorDesigned to match performance and output characteristic…

  • Superior motor starting capability minimizes need for oversizing alternator
  • Designed to match performance and output characteristics of Cat diesel engines
  • Robust Class H insulation
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EMCP 4 Control Panel

User-friendly interface and navigationScalable system to meet a wide range of installation requirementExpansion modules and site-s…

  • 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
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Cooling System

Designed to operate in standard ambient temperatures up to 50°C (122°F)Contact your Cat Dealer for specific ambient and altitude c…

  • Designed to operate in standard ambient temperatures up to 50°C (122°F)
  • Contact your Cat Dealer for specific ambient and altitude capabilities
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Certifications

IBC seismic certificationEU Declaration of ConformityEurasian Conformity (EAC)

  • IBC seismic certification
  • EU Declaration of Conformity
  • Eurasian Conformity (EAC)
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One Safe Source

Components used in the generator set are selected at the design stage to provide optimum package performanceThe generator set is f…

  • 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
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World Wide Product Support

Cat dealers have over 1,800 dealer branch stores operating in 200 countriesYour local Cat dealer provides extensive post-sale supp…

  • 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
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Standard Equipment

Air Inlet System
  • Single element canister type with service indicator
Control Panel
  • EMCP 4.2B
  • Warning shutdowns
  • Control features
  • Communications
  • Programmable protective relaying functions
  • Digital indicators
Cooling System
  • Radiator fan and fan drive
  • Coolant drain line with valve
  • ATAAC
  • Caterpillar Extended Life Coolant
  • Fan and belt guards
  • Low coolant level sensor
Exhaust
  • Exhaust manifold - Dry
  • 203 mm (8 in) ID round flanged outlet
Fuel System
  • Primary fuel filter with water separator
  • Secondary fuel filters
  • Fuel cooler
  • Fuel priming pump
Generators and Attachments
  • 6 Lead
  • Salient pole
  • NEMA Class H insulation
  • Internal Excitation
  • Permanent magnet
  • Reactive droop
  • 3 Phase brushless
  • Winding temperature detectors
  • Class H temperature rise at 40C ambient
  • Busbar connections, top center mounted, top cable entry
  • IEC standard hole pattern
  • Integrated voltage regulator (IVR)
Governing System
  • ADEM(tm) A4
Mounting System
  • Rubber anti-vibration mounts
  • Rails - engine/generator/radiator mounting
Lube System
  • Gear type lube oil pump
  • Oil filter, filler and dipstick
  • Integral lube oil cooler
  • Fumes disposal
  • Oil drain lines and valve
  • Lubricating oil
Power Termination
  • Busbar
Starting / Charging System
  • Battery disconnect switch
  • Battery, rack and cables
  • 24 Volt electric starting motor
  • 45 Amp charging alternator
General
  • Caterpillar Yellow with high gloss black rails & radiator
  • Flywheel and flywheel housing-SAE
  • SAE Standard Rotation
  • RH Service
Air Inlet System
  • Heavy duty air cleaner
  • Standard air cleaner
  • Dual element air cleaner
Circuit Breakers
  • Circuit breaker wiring groups
  • Enclosures - Control packaging
  • Shrouds
  • Power connection covers
  • 1600, 2000, 2500 and 3200 Amp, 3 Pole, IEC-Rated Circuit Breakers
  • Center posts busbars
  • Cable supports
  • 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
Control Panels
  • EMCP 4.3, EMCP 4.4
Cooling System
  • High Ambient radiator
  • Extended life coolant
  • Radiator duct flange
  • Standard radiator
  • Certified radiator
Enclosures
  • Color options
  • Cold weather bundle
  • DC lighting package
  • Sound attenuated enclosure
  • Premium sound attenuated enclosure
  • Enclosure fuel tank options
  • Enclosure louvres - fixed and motorized
  • AC panel, outlets and lights
  • Panel bracket
Exhaust System
  • Flexible fittings
  • Exhaust through wall kit
  • Elbow mounting kit
  • Mufflers
  • Flange and exhaust expanders
  • Guard and Shield System
  • Flanges
  • All C32 engines have 203 mm (8 in) exhaust outlets
Generator and Attachments
  • Medium voltage generators
  • Low voltage generators
Lube System
  • Prelube manual sump pump
  • Oil pan
  • Oil level regulator
Mounting System
  • IBC vibration isolators
  • Spring type vibration isolator
  • Mounting base types
  • Standard package isolators
Power Termination
  • Circuit breakers, UL listed
  • Circuit breakers, IEC compliant
Power Connections
  • Low voltage connection cables
  • Neutral grounding connection
  • Center post busbar
Starting / Charging System
  • Electric starting motor - Standard / Heavy duty
  • Jacket water heater
  • 35 Amp battery charger
  • 10 Amp battery charger
  • 10 Amp enclosure battery charger
  • Standard 24 volt Open package battery set - Dry
  • 20 Amp battery charger
  • Space heater
Special Tests / Reports
  • IBC seismic certifications
  • Custom genset TVA report
  • PGS test report @ 1.0 power factor
  • Generator test report
  • Standard engine test
  • Standard genset Torsional Vibration Analysis (TVA) report
  • CSA test and certification
  • OSHPD seismic certifications
  • PGS test report @ 0.8 power factor
General
  • Special paint
  • US aid emblem

Technical Specifications

  • Generator Set Specifications
    Minimum Rating 910 kVA
    Maximum Rating 1500 kVA
    Emissions/Fuel Strategy Low Fuel, Low Emissions
    Voltage 400 to 3300 Volts
    Frequency 50 Hz
    Speed 1500 rpm
    Duty Cycle Standby, Mission Critical, Prime, Continuous
  • Engine Model C32 TA, V-12, 4-Stroke Water-Cooled Diesel
    Bore 5.71 in
    Stroke 6.38 in
    Displacement 1958.86 in³
    Compression Ratio 15.0:1
    Aspiration TA
    Fuel System MEUI
    Governor Type Adem™A4
  • Length - Minimum 164 in
    Length - Maximum 176.6 in
    Width - Minimum 66.3 in
    Width - Maximum 87.8 in
    Height - Minimum 85.1 in
    Height - Maximum 86.4 in
    Dry Weight - Genset (minimum) 14700 lb
    Dry Weight - Genset (maximum) 17855 lb

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