C32 (60 Hz)

C32 (60 Hz)

Producing reliable power from 830 to 1250 ekW at 60 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% rated load in one step. Generator sets range from low fuel consumption systems to EPA Stationary Emergency (Tier 2) certification.

Cat Generator Set Package

  • 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

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

SR5 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


  • UL 2200 Listed
  • CSA
  • IBC seismic certification
  • OSHPD pre-approval

One Safe Source

  • 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

Worldwide 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


Standard Equipment

Air Inlet System
  • Single element canister type with service indicator
Control Panel
  • Warning shutdowns
  • EMCP 4.2B
  • Digital Indicators
  • Communications
  • Control features
  • Programmable protective relaying functions
Cooling System
  • Caterpillar extended life coolant
  • Coolant drain line with valve
  • Low coolant level sensor
  • Fan and belt guards
  • Radiator fan and fan drive
Exhaust System
  • 203 mm (8 in) ID round flanged outlet
  • Exhaust manifold - dry
Fuel System
  • Fuel cooler
  • Fuel priming pump
  • Secondary fuel filters
  • Primary fuel filter with water separator
  • RH service
  • Caterpillar yellow with high gloss black rails & radiator
  • SAE standard rotation
  • Flywheel and flywheel housing-SAE
Generators and Attachments
  • Class H temperature rise at 40C ambient
  • 3 Phase brushless
  • Permanent magnet excitation (PMG)
  • Winding temperature detectors
  • Integrated voltage regulator (IVR)
  • Reactive droop
  • IEC standard hole pattern
  • NEMA Class H insulation
  • Busbar connections, top center mounted, top cable entry
  • Salient pole
  • 6 Lead
  • Internal excitation (IE)
Governing System
  • ADEM(tm) A4
Lube System
  • Gear type lube oil pump
  • Oil drain lines and valve
  • Fumes disposal
  • Lubricating oil
  • Integral lube Oil cooler
  • Oil filter, filler and dipstick
Mounting System
  • Rubber anti-vibration mounts
  • Rails - Engine/generator/radiator mounting
Power Termination
  • Busbar
Starting and Charging
  • 45 Amp Charging alternator
  • 24 Volt electric starting motor
  • Battery disconnect switch
  • Battery, rack and cables
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