CM32C (Inline) Generator Set

Overview
Genset Rating Range
2780 - 4170 kWe
Engine Rating Range
2880 - 4320 kW
Emission Level Up To
World bank emission certification (Stage 2)

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. Wherever power is needed around the globe, Caterpillar is able to support you with the best products and services to maximize your profit.

Generator Set Specifications

Genset Rating Range
2780 - 4170 kWe
Emission Level Up To
World bank emission certification (Stage 2)
Voltage
3000 to 13800 Volts
Frequency At Speed
50 Hz @ 600 / 60 Hz @ 600
Aspiration
Turbocharged-aftercooled
Bore
13 in
Stroke
19 in
Normal Ramp Up To 100% Load
85 s
Emergency Ramp Up 10% To 100% Load
30 s
Genset Efficiency Up To
46.00%
Ready To Accept Loads (Preheated/Vented)
40 s
Minimum Rating
2780 kWe
Maximum Rating
4170 kWe
Emissions/Fuel Strategy
World bank (WB) emission certification stage 1 and 2, Post-emission treatment systems for lower emission requirements available
Duty Cycle
Prime, Continuous

Engine Specifications

Engine Rating Range
2880 - 4320 kW
Engine Type
4-stroke-engine
Configuration
6,8,9 cylinder
Fuel Type
Diesel oil / heavy fuel oil (HFO) / crude oil
Specific Fuel Oil Consumption (WB I) Up To
0
Specific Fuel Oil Consumption (WB II) Up To
0
Specific Lube Oil Consumption
0
Mean Effective Pressure Up To
361 psi
Swept Volume
2,356 in³
Engine Model
CM32C Inline, 4-stroke-engine
Bore
13 in
Stroke
19 in
Aspiration
Turbocharged-aftercooled

Generator Set Dimensions

Length - Minimum
366 in
Length - Maximum
450 in
Width - Minimum
102 in
Width - Maximum
104 in
Height - Minimum
189 in
Height - Maximum
192 in
Dry Weight - Genset (minimum)
160,937 lb
Dry Weight - Genset (maximum)
216,053 lb

Reliable Operation

  • Intensive cooling of key components including exhaust valve seats, injector cooling integrated into lube oil system
  • Reliable, proven and high efficient single turbo charging system
  • Classification society standards ensure high safety and quality
  • Intelligent simplicity ensures a robust engine platform
  • Optimized service schedules enable high availability and long durability
  • Intensive cooling of key components including exhaust valve seats, injector cooling integrated into lube oil system
  • Reliable, proven and high efficient single turbo charging system
  • Classification society standards ensure high safety and quality
  • Intelligent simplicity ensures a robust engine platform
  • Optimized service schedules enable high availability and long durability
  • Control & Monitoring

  • Ultrafast start time and load acceptance
  • No engine start limitations
  • Continuous power (base and peak load), prime power, stand-by
  • Part load with high efficiency
  • Monitoring for unattended operation
  • Asset intelligence system
  • Ultrafast start time and load acceptance
  • No engine start limitations
  • Continuous power (base and peak load), prime power, stand-by
  • Part load with high efficiency
  • Monitoring for unattended operation
  • Asset intelligence system
  • Ease Of Installation

  • Reduced complexity of standard modular design allows an easy installation
  • Low space requirements between the gensets
  • Genset is ready for installation
  • Generator set designed for direct elastic mounting
  • Reduced complexity of standard modular design allows an easy installation
  • Low space requirements between the gensets
  • Genset is ready for installation
  • Generator set designed for direct elastic mounting
  • Ease Of Operation

  • Low fuel and oil consumption
  • Low maintenance requirements
  • Operator and maintenance training courses available
  • Low fuel and oil consumption
  • Low maintenance requirements
  • Operator and maintenance training courses available
  • Intelligent Simplicity

  • High reliability, modular design and integral construction reduce the number of components by 40% over conventional designs e.g.:
    - Dry engine block with integrated ducts for lubricating oil and charge air and underslung crankshaft
    - Compact cylinder head design
  • Smart maintenance solutions:
    - Easily removable cylinder heads, quick removable fluid connections
    - Split connecting rods to allow fast and easy piston removal without disturbing the big end bearing
    - Segmental camshaft design
    - Simplified parts spectrum by using single-pipe exhaust gas
    - Engine block free from cooling water
  • State-of-art material ensures long life time
  • High reliability, modular design and integral construction reduce the number of components by 40% over conventional designs e.g.:
    - Dry engine block with integrated ducts for lubricating oil and charge air and underslung crankshaft
    - Compact cylinder head design
  • Smart maintenance solutions:
    - Easily removable cylinder heads, quick removable fluid connections
    - Split connecting rods to allow fast and easy piston removal without disturbing the big end bearing
    - Segmental camshaft design
    - Simplified parts spectrum by using single-pipe exhaust gas
    - Engine block free from cooling water
  • State-of-art material ensures long life time
  • Ease Of Maintenance

  • Smart maintenance solutions allow an easy component accessibility
  • Large inspection openings afford an easy serviceability to core engine internals
  • Core engine components designed for reconditioning and reuse
  • Short maintenance times enable high availability
  • No engine removal necessary for maintenance and overhauls
  • Smart maintenance solutions allow an easy component accessibility
  • Large inspection openings afford an easy serviceability to core engine internals
  • Core engine components designed for reconditioning and reuse
  • Short maintenance times enable high availability
  • No engine removal necessary for maintenance and overhauls
  • Fuel

  • Liquid: Light fuel oil (LFO), crude oil and heavy fuel oil (HFO) with fuel quality up to 700 cSt/50°C according to CIMAC H55/K55
  • Dual:
    - Light fuel oil (LFO), crude oil and heavy fuel oil (HFO) with fuel quality up to 700 cSt/50°C according to CIMAC H55/K55
    - Natural gas with methane number > 80 and lower heating value of 28MJ/Nm3
  • Gaseous: Natural gas with methane number > 80 and lower heating value of 31.5 MJ/Nm3
  • Liquid: Light fuel oil (LFO), crude oil and heavy fuel oil (HFO) with fuel quality up to 700 cSt/50°C according to CIMAC H55/K55
  • Dual:
    - Light fuel oil (LFO), crude oil and heavy fuel oil (HFO) with fuel quality up to 700 cSt/50°C according to CIMAC H55/K55
    - Natural gas with methane number > 80 and lower heating value of 28MJ/Nm3
  • Gaseous: Natural gas with methane number > 80 and lower heating value of 31.5 MJ/Nm3
  • Emissions

  • World bank emission certification (Stage 2)
  • Technische Anleitung (TA) Luft (only gas)
  • Post-emission treatment systems for lower emission requirements available
  • World bank emission certification (Stage 2)
  • Technische Anleitung (TA) Luft (only gas)
  • Post-emission treatment systems for lower emission requirements available
  • Expertise & Experience

  • Assistance for planning - delivery - commissioning - operation and service)
  • Expertise and experience for solutions to maximize benefits, e.g. combine heat and power systems (CHP)
  • Assistance for planning - delivery - commissioning - operation and service)
  • Expertise and experience for solutions to maximize benefits, e.g. combine heat and power systems (CHP)
    • Fuel System
      • Circulation module
      • Pre-pressure module
      • Separator module
      • Engine ventilation module (only dual fuel (DF) and gas)
      • Gas valve unit (GVU) (only dual fuel (DF) and gas)
      • Ignition fuel oil module (only dual fuel (DF))
    • Lubricating Oil System
      • Combined module: cooling water system and lube oil system
      • Lube oil separator module
      • Piping interface module
    • Cooling Water System
      • Combined module: see lube oil system
      • Cooling water system with radiators
      • Piping interface module
    • Starting System
      • Starting air compressor module
      • Starting air receiver module
    • Combustion Air System
      • Air filter - pocket
      • Air filter - oil bath
      • Air filter - pulse
    • Exhaust System
      • Exhaust gas silencer
      • Selective catalytic reduction (SCR) system
      • Oxidation catalytic (Oxicat) converter system
      • Exhaust gas ventilation module (only dual fuel (DF) and gas)
    • Control & Monitoring System
      • Local control panel (LCP)
      • Local data panel (LDP) / generator control panel (GCP)
      • Motor control center module (MCC)
      • Engine monitoring package
      • Gas leak detection per cylinder (only dual fuel (DF) and gas)
    • Mounting System
      • Elastic mounting - genset/engine
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