CM32E | 3085-4630 kW Diesel Generator

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SPECS SUMMARY

Minimum Rating3085 kWe
Maximum Rating4630 kWe
Emissions/Fuel Strategy(WB) Cert stage 1 and 2
Voltage3000 to 13800 Volts
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.

Specifications

Minimum Rating3085 kWe
Maximum Rating4630 kWe
Emissions/Fuel Strategy(WB) Cert stage 1 and 2
Voltage3000 to 13800 Volts
Frequency At Speed50 Hz @ 750 / 60 Hz @ 720
Duty CyclePrime, Continuous
Ready To Accept Loads (Preheated/Vented)40 s
Normal Ramp Up To 100% Load95 s
Emergency Ramp Up 10% To 100% Load30 s
Genset Efficiency Up To46.40%
Engine ModelCM32E, 4-stroke-engine
Bore12.6 in (320 mm)
Stroke18.11 in (460 mm)
AspirationTurbocharged-aftercooled
Engine Rating Range3150 - 4725 kW
Configuration6,8,9 cylinder
Fuel TypeDiesel oil / heavy fuel oil (HFO) / crude oil
Swept Volume2258 in³ (37 l/cyl)
Mean Effective Pressure Up To344 psi (23.7 bar)
Specific Fuel Oil Consumption (WB I) Up To0.392 Ib/kWh (178 g/kWh)
Specific Fuel Oil Consumption (WB II) Up To0.392 Ib/kWh (178 g/kWh)
Specific Lube Oil Consumption0.001 Ib/kWh (0.6 g/kWh)
Length - Minimum377 in (9566 mm)
Length - Maximum439 in (11156 mm)
Width - Minimum102 in (2600 mm)
Width - Maximum102 in (2600 mm)
Height - Minimum180 in (4567 mm)
Height - Maximum188 in (4770 mm)
Dry Weight - Genset (minimum)156528 lb (71 ton (US))
Dry Weight - Genset (maximum)216053 lb (98 ton (US))

Benefits and Features

  • 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

  • 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

  • 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

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

  • 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

  • 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

  • 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

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

  • Assistance for planning - delivery - commissioning - operation and service)
  • Expertise and experience for solutions to maximize benefits, e.g. combine heat and power systems (CHP)

Standard Equipment

  • Gas valve unit (GVU) (only dual fuel (DF) and gas)
  • Ignition fuel oil module (only dual fuel (DF))
  • Circulation module
  • Pre-pressure module
  • Engine ventilation module (only dual fuel (DF) and gas)
  • Separator module
  • Combined module: cooling water system and lube oil system
  • Lube oil separator module
  • Piping interface module
  • Cooling water system with radiators
  • Combined module: see lube oil system
  • Piping interface module
  • Starting air compressor module
  • Starting air receiver module
  • Air filter - oil bath
  • Air filter - pocket
  • Air filter - pulse
  • Selective catalytic reduction (SCR) system
  • Exhaust gas silencer
  • Exhaust gas ventilation module (only dual fuel (DF) and gas)
  • Oxidation catalytic (Oxicat) converter system
  • Motor control center module (MCC)
  • Engine monitoring package
  • Gas leak detection per cylinder (only dual fuel (DF) and gas)
  • Local control panel (LCP)
  • Local data panel (LDP) / generator control panel (GCP)
  • Elastic mounting - genset/engine