New | 3512C Generator Set

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Generator Set Specifications
Minimum Rating1230 ekW
Maximum Rating1500 ekW
Voltage220 to 13800 Volts
Frequency60 Hz
Speed1800 RPM
Generator Set Configurations
Emissions/Fuel StrategyU.S. EPA Certified for Stationary Emergency Use Only (Tier 2 Nonroad Equivalent Emission Standards)
Engine Specifications
Engine Model3512C ATAAC, V-12, 4-Stroke Water-Cooled Diesel
Compression Ratio14.7:1
AspirationTA
Governor TypeAdem™3
Fuel SystemElectronic unit injection
Bore6.69 in
Displacement3161.03 in³
Stroke7.48 in

Standard Equipment

Air Inlet System
  • Air cleaner; single element canister type with service indicator
General
  • Paint - Caterpillar Yellow except rails and radiators gloss black
  • Paint: Caterpillar yellow with high gloss black rails & radiator
  • Right hand servicing
  • Flywheel and Flywheel housing-SAE No. 00
  • SAE Standard Rotation
Control System
  • EMCP4.2B
  • Emergency stop pushbutton
  • 24-volt DC operation
  • Environmental sealed front face
  • Text alarm/event descriptions
  • Generator mounted - rear facing
  • Generator set packages include Caterpillar' s Voltage Regulator (IVR). IVR includes reactive droop capability, 3-phase voltage sensing, KVAR/PF modes, RFI suppression, min/max exciter. Limiter and exciter diode monitor
  • Controls:
  • Speed adjust
  • Auto/start/stop control
  • Engine cool-down timer
  • Engine cycle crank
  • Alarm acknowledge
  • Lamp test
  • Load histogram feature
  • PLC functionality
  • Customizable screens
  • True RMS AC metering, 3-phase, +/-2% accuracy
  • Digital indication for:
  • RPM
  • DC volts
  • 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
  • Cat Connect
  • Customer data link (Modbus RTU)
  • Accessory module data link
  • Number of I/O varies on options selected
  • 4 programmable relay outputs (Form A)
  • 1 programmable relay outputs (Form C)
  • 1 programmable digital outputs
Cooling System
  • SCAC
  • 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
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
  • Low Voltage:
  • Random wound
  • Internal Excitation
  • NEMA Class H insulation, Class H temperature rise at 40C ambient (125C prime / 150C standby)
  • Bus bar connections, top center mounted, top cable entry
  • NEMA standard hole pattern
  • Medium Voltage:
  • Form Wound
  • Permanent Magnet
  • Winding temperature detectors
  • NEMA Class H insulation, Class H temperature rise at 40C ambient (125C prime/150C standby)
  • Bus bar connections, right side extension box, bottom cable entry
  • NEMA standard hole pattern
  • High Voltage
  • Class H insulation, Class F temperature rise at 40C ambient (105C prime/130C standby)
  • NEMA standard hole pattern
Governing System
  • ADEM III
Literature
  • English
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
  • Rubber anti-vibration mounts (shipped loose)
Starting / Charging System
  • 24 Volt electric starting motor
  • 45 Amp charging alternator
  • Battery and battery rack w/cables
  • Battery disconnect switch

Optional Equipment

Control Panels
  • EMCP 4.2B
  • EMCP 4.3
  • EMCP 4.4
Air Inlet System
  • Single element filter
  • Heavy duty air cleaner
Cooling System
  • Standard installed radiators
  • Standard installed ATAAC radiators
  • Optional installed radicators
  • Optional installed ATAAC radicators
  • Water level switch guages
  • Coolant
Exhaust System
  • Elbows
  • Flange and exhaust expanders
  • Flanges
  • Flexible fittings
  • Y Adapters
  • Mufflers
Fuel System
  • Primary fuel filter
General
  • US aid emblem
Generators and Attachments
  • Low Voltage: 380,440 / 480 Volts, 3 Phase, 1800 rpm
  • RW, IE, 6 leads, Pitch 0.6667
  • 1400, 1600, 2700 Frames
  • Space heater
  • Generator conversion from IE to PM
  • Differential current transformers (DCT) 15 kV class
  • Differential current transformers (DCT) 8.7 kV class
  • Generator air cleaner
Instrumentation
  • Pyrometer and thermocouples
  • Wiring GP W/O cyl sensors
Lube System
  • Lubrication oil in standard sump
  • Oil drains
  • Oil level regulator
  • Prelube pumps
Crankcase Protection
  • No explosion relief valves
  • No crankcase explosion relief valve
  • Explosion relief valve
  • Crankcase ventilation system
Mounting System
  • Puck style low efficiency isolators
  • Spring type vibration isolators
  • IBC vibration isolators
Power Connections
  • Grounding groups
  • Neutral ground connections
  • Center post buss bar
  • Right side power connections
  • Cable entry - Right side
  • Left side power connections
  • Rear power connections
  • Six lead, six terminal option
  • 1600 ,2000, 2500, 3000, 4000 Amp, 3 Pole, UL-100% rated circuit breakers
  • 2000, 2500,3200 Amp, 3 Pole, IEC Rated Circuit Breakers
  • 2000, 2500 Amp, 4 Pole, IEC Rated Circuit Breakers
Special Tests / Reports
  • CSA certification
  • IBC seismic certification
  • PGS test report @ 1.0 power factor
  • PGS test report @ 0.8 power factor
  • Standard engine test charge
  • Generator test report
  • Fuel consumption test
  • Generator fuel consumption test
  • Torsional vibration analysis
Starting / Charging System
  • Engine barring device
  • Batteries, racks and cables:
  • 24 Volt battery set - dry
  • 10 Amp battery charger
  • 35 Amp battery charger
  • Electric starting motors
  • Air starting motor
  • Starter covers
  • Air pressure regulator
  • Jacket water heaters

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