C32 (50 Hz) with Upgradeable Packaging

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Producing reliable power from 910 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 integrated control system keeps you connected through on-site and remote monitoring options. We offer easy-to-use EMCP control panel options, combining your management and diagnostic tools in one. The EMCP 4.4 controller provides multi-generator set paralleling capability, giving you the ability to add generator sets to match your growing power requirements. Browse a broad range of accessories and bolt-on system expansion attachments. Find flexible packaging to fit unique spatial requirements and environmental conditions. Our C32 generator sets are made for demands, so you can make yours. broad range of accessories and bolt-on system expansion attachments. Find flexible packaging to fit unique spatial requirements and environmental conditions. Even extend the safety of your operation with UL 2200 and CSA certified package options. Our C32 generator sets are made for demands, so you can make yours.

Generator Set Specifications

  • Minimum Rating 910 kVA 910 kVA
  • Maximum Rating 1500 kVA 1500 kVA
  • Emissions/Fuel Strategy Low Fuel Consumption, Low Emissions Low Fuel Consumption, Low Emissions
  • Voltage 220 to 4160 Volts 220 to 4160 Volts
  • Frequency 50 Hz 50 Hz
  • Speed 1500 rpm 1500 rpm
  • Duty Cycle Standby, Mission Critical, Prime, Continuous Standby, Mission Critical, Prime, Continuous

Engine Specifications

  • Engine Model C32 TA, V-12, 4-Stroke Water-Cooled Diesel C32 TA, V-12, 4-Stroke Water-Cooled Diesel
  • Bore 5.71 in 145.0 mm
  • Stroke 6.38 in 162.0 mm
  • Displacement 1958.9 in³ 32.1 l
  • Compression Ratio 15.0:1 15.0:1
  • Aspiration TA TA
  • Fuel System MEUI MEUI
  • Governor Type Adem™A4 Adem™A4

Generator Set Dimensions

  • Length - Minimum 165.3 in 4198.0 mm
  • Length - Maximum 179.2 in 4551.0 mm
  • Width - Minimum 66.3 in 1684.0 mm
  • Width - Maximum 87.8 in 2231.0 mm
  • Height - Minimum 85.1 in 2162.0 mm
  • Height - Maximum 85.6 in 2175.0 mm
  • Dry Weight - Genset (minimum) 14680.0 lb 6859.0 kg
  • Dry Weight - Genset (maximum) 17855.0 lb 8099.0 kg

Cat Generator Set Package

  • Cat generator set packages have been fully prototype tested
  • Accepts 100% block load in one step and meets other 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
  • 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

  • EU Certification of as Conformance (CE)
  • One Safe Source

  • Components used in the generator set are selected based on seamless design integration to provide the optimum 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
  • C32 (50 Hz) with Upgradeable Packaging Standard Equipment

    Air Inlet System

    • Single element canister type with service indicator

    Control Panel

    • Control Features
    • EMCP 4.2
    • 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
    • ATAAC

    Exhaust System

    • 203 mm (8 in) 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

    C32 (50 Hz) with Upgradeable Packaging Optional Equipment

    Control System

    • Expansion I/O module
    • EMCP 4.3, EMCP 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 (10 amps)
    • 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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