New | 3512A Generator Set

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Generator Set Specifications
Minimum Rating890 ekW
Maximum Rating1250 ekW
Voltage220 to 13800 Volts
Frequency60 Hz
Speed1800 RPM
Generator Set Configurations
Emissions/Fuel StrategyLow Fuel Consumption
Engine Specifications
Engine Model3512 TA, V-12, 4-Stroke Water-Cooled Diesel
Bore6.69 in
Displacement3161.03 in3
Stroke7.48 in
Compression Ratio13.5:1
AspirationTA
Governor TypeWoodward
Fuel SystemDirect Unit Injection

  • 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
  • matched To The Performance And Output Characteristics Of Cat Engines
  • industry Leading Mechanical And Electrical Design
  • industry Leading Motor Starting Capabilities
  • high Efficiency
  • The Emcp Controller Features The Reliability And Durability You Have Come To Expect From Your Cat Equipment. Emcp4 Is A Scalable Control Platform Designed To Ensure Reliable Generator Set Operation, Providing Extensive Information About Power Output And Engine Operation. Emcp4 Systems Can Be Further Customized To Meet Your Needs Through Programming And Expansion Modules.

    The Generator Set Accepts 100% Rated Load In One Step Per Nfpa 110 And Meets Iso 8528-5 Transient Response.

  • ul 2200 Listed Packages
  • Csa Certified
  • certain Restrictions May Apply.
  • Consult With Your Cat® Dealer.
  • Fully Prototype Tested With Certified Torsional Vibration Analysis Available

    Cat Dealers Provide Extensive Post-sale Support Including Maintenance And Repair Agreements. Cat Dealers Have Over 1,800 Dealer Branch Stores Operating In 200 Countries. The Caterpillar S•o•s℠ Program Cost Effectively Detects Internal Engine Component Condition, Even The Presence Of Unwanted Fluids And Combustion By-products

    Standard Equipment

    Air Inlet
    • 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
    • Ove / 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
    • 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
    • Dry Exhaust Manifold
    • Flanged faced outlet(s)
    Fuel
    • Secondary fuel filters
    • Fuel cooler; not included with packages without radiator
    • Flexible fuel lines - shipped loose
    • Fuel priming pump
    Generator 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
    Power Termination
    • Bus Bar
    General
    • Paint - Caterpillar Yellow except rails and radiators gloss black

    Optional Equipment

    Exhaust
    • Exhaust mufflers
    Generator
    • Anti-condensation heater
    • Internal excitation (IE)
    • Permanent magnet excitation (PMG)
    • Oversize and premium generators
    Power Termination
    • Circuit breakers, UL listed
    • Circuit breakers, IEC compliant
    Control Panels
    • EMCP 4.2
    • EMCP 4.3
    • EMCP 4.4
    • Generator temperature monitoring & protection
    • Load share module
    • Digital I/O module
    • Remote monitoring software
    Mounting
    • Rubber anti-vibration mounts
    • Spring-type vibration isolator
    • IBC isolators
    Starting/Charging
    • Battery chargers
    • Oversize batteries
    • Jacket water heater
    • Heavy-duty starting system
    • Charging alternator
    • Air starting motor with control and silencer
    General
    • The following options are based on regional and product configuration:
    • Seismic Certification per applicable building codes: IBC 2000, IBC 2003, IBC 2006, IBC 2009, CBC 2007
    • UL 2200 package
    • EU Certificate of Conformance (CE)
    • CSA Certification
    • EEC Declaration of Conformity
    • Enclosures: sound attenuated, weather protective
    • Automatic transfer switches (ATS)
    • Integral & sub-base fuel tanks
    • Integral & sub-base UL listed dual wall fuel tanks

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