3512 Generator Set

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Bore
6.69 in
Displacement
3161.03 in3
Stroke
7.48 in
Aspiration
TA

Specs

Engine Specifications

Bore
6.69in
Displacement
3161.03in3
Stroke
7.48in
Aspiration
TA
Fuel System
Direct Unit Injection
Engine Model
3512 TA, V-12, 4-Stroke Water-Cooled Diesel
Compression Ratio
13.5:1
Governor Type
Woodward
Aspiration
TA
Fuel System
Direct Unit Injection
Bore
6.69in
Displacement
3161.03in³
Stroke
7.48in

Generator Set Specifications

Minimum Rating
1000 kVA
Maximum Rating
1400 kVA
Voltage
380 to 415 Volts
Frequency
50 Hz
Speed
1500 rpm
Emissions/Fuel Strategy
Low Fuel Consumption
Duty Cycle
Standby, Mission Critical, Prime, Continuous

Generator Set Dimensions

Height - Maximum
93.2in
Length - Maximum
206.6in
Width - Maximum
77.8in
Length - Minimum
202.7in
Dry Weight - Genset (minimum)
22650lb
Dry Weight - Genset (maximum)
23170lb

Features

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

Certifications

  • Telecom Lab of China (TLC)
  • EU Declaration of Conformity
  • EU Declaration of Incorporation
  • Eurasian Conformity
  • Telecom Lab of China (TLC)
  • EU Declaration of Conformity
  • EU Declaration of Incorporation
  • Eurasian Conformity

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
  • 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

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
  • 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
    • Air cleaner; single element canister type with service indicator
  • Control Panel
    • EMCP4.2B controls including: Emergency stop pushbutton
    • RPM
    • Engine cool-down timer
    • EMCP4.2B controller including:
    • Accessory module data link
    • 4 programmable relay outputs (Form A)
    • Communications:
    • Volts (L-L & L-N)
    • Over / under frequency (81 o / u)
    • Text alarm / event descriptions
    • Auto / start / stop control
    • Speed adjust
    • kVA (per phase, average & percent)
    • Overcurrent (50 / 51)
    • Alarm acknowledge
    • Environmental sealed front face
    • 6 programmable digital inputs
    • Oil pressure (psi, kPa or bar)
    • Amps (per phase & average)
    • Generator phase sequence
    • 2 programmable digital outputs
    • Low coolant temperature
    • Controls:
    • Serial annunciator module data link
    • Reverse Power (kW) (32)
    • Lamp test
    • Coolant temperature
    • Engine cycle crank
    • kVAr-hr (total)
    • 2 programmable relay outputs (Form C)
    • Generator mounted - rear facing
    • 24-volt DC operation
    • kVAr (per phase, average & percent)
    • Warning/shutdown with common LED indication of shutdowns for:
    • kW (per phase, average & percent)
    • Reverse Reactive Power (kVAr) (32RV)
    • Programmable protective relaying functions:
    • Digital indication for:
    • High coolant temperature
    • Low oil pressure
    • Overspeed
    • Over / under voltage (27 / 59)
    • Customer data link (Modbus RTU)
    • DC volts
    • Operating hours
    • Low coolant level
    • kW-hr (total)
    • Frequency (Hz)
    • Emergency stop
    • Power Factor (per phase & average)
    • Failure to start (overcrank)
    • True RMS AC metering, 3-phase, +/-2% accuracy
  • Cooling System
    • JWAC
    • Caterpillar extended life coolant. (Not included with packages without radiator, installed SF44CTS, shipped loose radiators or heat exchangers)
    • Radiator fan and fan drive
    • Fan and belt guards
    • Coolant drain line with valve
    • Coolant level sensors. (Not included with packages without radiator)
  • Exhaust System
    • Dry Exhaust Manifold
    • Flanged faced outlet(s)
  • Fuel System
    • Fuel cooler; not included with packages without radiator
    • Flexible fuel lines - shipped loose
    • Fuel priming pump
    • Secondary fuel filters
  • Generators And Attachments
    • Generator set packages include: Regulator (CDVR)
    • 6 Lead
    • Min / max exciter limiter
    • LV:
    • Reactive droop capability
    • Random wound
    • Exciter diode monitor
    • KVAR/PF modes
    • NEMA Class H insulation
    • 50 Hz models: IEC standard hole pattern
    • Caterpillar's Digital Voltage Regulator (CDVR) includes:
    • Note: 1800 frames are form wound, permanent magnet, with winding temp detectors
    • Busbar connections, top center mounted, top cable entry
    • Internal Excitation
    • Winding temperature detectors
    • Class H temperature rise at 40C ambient (125C prime/150C standby)
    • 3 Phase brushless, salient pole
    • 3 Phase voltage sensing
    • RFI suppression
  • Governing System
    • Woodward 2301A isochronous governor
  • Lube System
    • Oil drain lines and valve
    • Gear type lube oil pump
    • Fumes disposal
    • Oil filter, filler and dipstick
    • Lubricating oil
    • Integral lube oil cooler
  • Mounting System
    • Rubber anti-vibration mounts (shipped loose)
    • Rails - engine/generator/radiator mounting
  • Starting / Charging System
    • 24 Volt electric starting motor
    • Battery and battery rack w/cables
    • Battery disconnect switch
  • General
    • Paint - Caterpillar Yellow with high gloss black rails & radiator
    • SAE Standard Rotation
    • RH Service
    • Flywheel and Flywheel housing - SAE No. 00

Optional Equipment

  • Air Inlet System
    • Remote air inlet adaptors
    • Air Inlet protection
    • Dual Element air cleaners
  • Circuit Breakers
    • EMAX circuit breakers
    • Center posts busbars
    • EMAX breakers connections
    • Breaker harnesses
    • 2000, 2500, 3200 and 4000 Amp, 4 pole, IEC rated circuit breakers
    • Controls packaging - Enclosures
    • Cable entry options
    • 2000, 2500, 3200 and 4000 Amp, 3 pole, IEC rated circuit breakers
    • Optional busbar power connections
    • Busbar connections
  • Control Panel
    • Auxiliary Boxes
    • Customer connection mounting locations
    • Ground (Automatically selected)
    • Vandle proof panel door
    • Customer Interface Options
    • Mounting Group - External Box Clips
    • Remote speed adjust
    • Generator Temperature Monitoring
    • Governors
    • Annunciator Modules
    • Local PC monitoring
  • Cooling System
    • Water level switch gauges
    • Heat exchangers
    • Optional radiator arrangements
  • European Certifications
    • EU declaration of conformity
    • Eurasian conformity (EAC) mark
    • European directive genset, DoI (Declaration of Incorporation)
    • European Union Certification
  • Exhaust System
    • Through-wall installation kit
    • Muffler mounting kits
    • Mufflers
    • Flexible fittings
  • Fuel System
    • Primary fuel filter
  • Generators And Attachments
    • 380 / 400 / 415 Volts @ 50 Hz, 3 phase, form wound, permanent magnet, No. of leads = 6, pitch= 0.6667
    • 380/400/415volts @ 50 Hz, 3 phase, random wound, permanent magnet, No. of leads = 6, pitch= 0.6667
    • Generator conversion
    • 380/400/415volts @ 50 Hz, 3 phase, random wound, internal excitation, No. of leads = 6, pitch= 0.6667
    • Space heater
  • Instrumentation
    • Pyrometer and thermocouples
  • Lube System
    • Electric prelube pumps
    • Oil level Reg-1 shallow pan
    • Manual prelube sump pumps
  • Mounting System
    • Spring-type vibration isolator
    • IBC vibration isolators
  • Protection System
    • Explosion relief valve
  • Special Tests / Reports
    • Neutral grounding connection
    • IBC seismic certifications
    • Neutral ground-LV
    • PGS test report @ 1.0 power factor
    • PGS test report @ 0.8 power factor
  • Starting / Charging Systems
    • Ether starting aid
    • 24 Volt dual electric starting motor
    • 20 Amp battery charger
    • Oversize battery set
    • Jacket water heaters
    • 10 Amp battery chargers
  • General
    • Engine barring group