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
220 to 13800 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 other 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 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
  • 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

  • Matched to the performance and output characteristics of Cat engines
  • Industry leading mechanical and electrical design
  • Industry leading motor starting capabilities
  • High Efficiency
  • Matched to the performance and output characteristics of Cat engines
  • Industry leading mechanical and electrical design
  • Industry leading motor starting capabilities
  • High Efficiency
  • 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

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

    Optional Equipment

    • Air Inlet System
      • Dual Element air cleaners
      • Remote air inlet adaptors
      • Air Inlet protection
    • Circuit Breakers
      • Optional busbar power connections
      • Breaker harnesses
      • Center posts busbars
      • Cable entry options
      • Controls packaging - Enclosures
      • EMAX circuit breakers
      • 2000, 2500, 3200 and 4000 Amp, 3 pole, IEC rated circuit breakers
      • 2000, 2500, 3200 and 4000 Amp, 4 pole, IEC rated circuit breakers
      • Busbar connections
      • EMAX breakers connections
    • Control Panel
      • EMCP 4.3, EMCP 4.4
      • Customer connection mounting locations
      • Annunciator Modules
      • Governors
      • Mounting Group - External Box Clips
      • Auxiliary Boxes
      • Customer Interface Options
      • Generator Temperature Monitoring
      • Remote speed adjust
      • Vandle proof panel door
      • Local PC monitoring
      • Ground (Automatically selected)
    • Cooling System
      • Optional radiator arrangements
      • Water level switch gauges
      • Heat exchangers
    • European Certifications
      • European Union Certification
      • EU declaration of conformity
      • Eurasian conformity (EAC) mark
      • European directive genset, DoI (Declaration of Incorporation)
    • Exhaust System
      • Mufflers
      • Muffler mounting kits
      • Flexible fittings
      • Through-wall installation kit
    • Fuel System
      • Primary fuel filter
    • Generators And Attachments
      • 380/400/415volts @ 50 Hz, 3 phase, random wound, internal excitation, 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
      • 380/400/415volts @ 50 Hz, 3 phase, form wound, permanent magnet, No. of leads = 6, pitch= 0.6667
      • Generator conversion
      • Space heater
    • Instrumentation
      • Pyrometer and thermocouples
    • Lube System
      • Oil level Reg-1 shallow pan
      • Electric prelube pumps
      • Manual prelube sump pumps
    • Mounting System
      • Spring-type vibration isolator
      • IBC vibration isolators
    • Protection System
      • Explosion relief valve
    • Special Tests / Reports
      • Neutral grounding connection
      • Neutral ground-LV
      • PGS test report @ 1.0 power factor
      • PGS test report @ 0.8 power factor
      • IBC seismic certifications
    • Starting / Charging Systems
      • 10 Amp battery chargers
      • 20 Amp battery charger
      • Oversize battery set
      • 24 Volt dual electric starting motor
      • Ether starting aid
      • Jacket water heaters
    • General
      • Engine barring group