New | 3412C Generator Set

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Generator Set Specifications
Minimum Rating680 kVA
Maximum Rating900 kVA
Voltage208 to 600 Volts
Frequency50 Hz
Speed1500 RPM
Generator Set Configurations
Emissions/Fuel StrategyLow Fuel Consumption
Engine Specifications
Engine Model3412C TA, V-12, 4-Stroke Water-Cooled Diesel
Bore5.4 in
Displacement1648.86 in3
Stroke6 in
Compression Ratio13:0:1
AspirationTA
Governor TypeADEM™ A5
Fuel SystemPump and Lines

  • 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.

    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 System
    • Air cleaner, single element canister type with service indicator
    Control Panel
    • EMCP 4.2B Genset Controller
    • Run / Auto / Stop Control
    • Speed Adjust
    • Voltage Adjust
    • Engine Cycle Crank
    • Emergency stop pushbutton
    • EMCP 4.2 B controller features
    • - 24-volt DC operation
    • - Environmental sealed front face
    • - Text alarm/event descriptions
    • 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)
    • 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
    • Compatible with the following optional modules:
    • - Digital I/O module
    • - Local Annunciator
    • - Remote CAN annunciator
    • - Remote serial annunciator
    • - Generator temperature monitoring module
    Cooling
    • Radiator with guard (Sized for 50 degrees C)
    • Coolant drain line with valve, piped to edge of base
    • Fan and belt guards
    • Caterpillar Extended Life Coolant
    • Coolant level shutdown
    Exhaust System
    • Stainless steel exhaust flex with ANSI style outlet flange, gasket, bolts and mating weld flange, shipped loose
    Fuel System
    • Primary and secondary fuel filters
    • Fuel priming pump
    • Flexible fuel lines terminated on base
    • Water seperator
    Generator and Attachments
    • SR4B self excited
    • Class H insulation
    • Class F temerature rise
    • 12 lead
    • VR6 Voltage Regulator
    • 3-phase sensing
    • 2:1 Volts/Hz
    • Reactive droop
    • Bus bar termination
    Governing System
    • Cat electronic governor
    Lube System
    • Lubricating oil
    • Oil filter
    • Oil drain line with valve, piped to edge of base
    • Fumes disposal, piped to front of radiator
    Mounting System
    • Base, formed steel with linear vibration isolators between base and engine-generator
    Starting / Charging System
    • 45 amp charging alternator
    • Fuel shutoff solenoid
    • 24 volt starting motor
    • Battery with rack, cables

    Optional Equipment

    Air Inlet System
    • Duel element air cleaners
    • Heavy duty air cleaners
    • Open element air cleaners
    Circuit breakers
    • 1250, 1600 Amp, 3 pole, IEC 100% rated, 24 volt DC shunt trip
    • 1600 Amp, 3 pole, Non-UL, 100% rated, 24 volt DC shunt trip
    Control Panels
    • EMCP 4.3
    • EMCP 4.4
    • Vandal proof panel door
    • Common alarm / shutdown relay
    • Generator running VFC
    • Generator temperature monitoring package
    • Ground fault relay
    • First local annunicators
    • Remote custom annunicators
    • Local discrete I/O package
    Cooling System
    • Radiator duct flange
    • Jacket water heaters
    European Certifications
    • Eurasian conformity (EAC) mark
    Exhaust
    • Mufflers
    • Elbow kit
    • Through wall installation kit
    • Manifold and turbocharger guard
    Generator and Attachments
    • Permanent magnet excitation
    • Digital voltage regulator
    • Space heater
    • Oversize and premium generators
    Lube System
    • Manual sump pump
    Mounting
    • Fuel tank base (1200 ltr)
    Special Tests / Reports
    • PGS test report @ 1.0 power factor
    • PGS test report @ 0.8 power factor
    Starting / Charging
    • Battery chargers
    • Oversize batteries
    • Battery disconnect switch
    • Heavy-duty starting system
    Governing System
    • Electronic load share

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