3512B (50 Hz) with Upgradeable Package 1600-1875 kVA

3512B Diesel Generator Set

3512B (50 HZ) 1320-1750 kVA Diesel Generator models offer a great degree of customization for mission critical, continuous, standby and prime applications.

3512B  Diesel Generator Sets

DESCRIPTION

Producing reliable power from 1600 to 1875 kVA at 50 Hz, our 3512B diesel generator sets are made to meet your mission critical, continuous, standby and prime applications. We've designed each to ISO 8528-5 transient response requirements and to accept 100% rated load in one step. Cat® generator sets offer both low fuel consumption and low emission systems.
FAQ
Q. Does this generator comply with ISO 8528 guidelines?
A. Yes, the 3512B, like all Cat generators, is tested in accordance with the load steps outlined in with ISO 8528, Part 5.
Q. Are Cat generators easy to install?
A. Cat generators can be configured with a number of options for ease of installation.
Q .Does Cat' have much experience with electric power generation?
A. Cat has over 80 years experience with on-site and portable power and has shipped millions of generators to customers around the world.
Q. Does Cat offer generators that support my Sustainability goals?
A. Cat offers generators that can run on a number of renewable fuels including HVO, biodiesel, landfill gas, sewage gas and more.
Q. Will this generator be able to provide emergency power on hot summer days?
A. Most Cat 3500 Series generators can operate in ambient temperatures up to 50°C (122°F), reliably providing power when it is needed.
1600 - 1875 kVA at 50 Hz Diesel Genset
The 3512B generator set has been developed for a wide range of applications, from emergency standby installations such as healthcare and datacenters to continuously powering remote installations. The packages can be optimized for performance that matters to you with either low emissions or low fuel consumption versions available. Backed by the worldwide network of Cat dealers ready to support your operation with technical support, service, parts, and warranty, Cat generator sets will provide the reliability and durability you expect.
Q. Does this generator comply with ISO 8528 guidelines?
A. Yes, the 3512B, like all of our generators, is tested in accordnace the load steps outlined in with ISO 8528, Part 5.Electric Power

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 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

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

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

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

Certifications

  • EU Declaration of Conformity
  • EU Declaration of Incorporation
  • Eurasian Conformity (EAC)
  • Telecommunication Lab of China

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

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

  • Standard Equipment
  • Optional Equipment
  • Specs
  • Docs

Standard Equipment

  • Control System
    • EMCP 4.2B
    • Emergency stop pushbutton
    • Failure to start (overcrank)
    • High coolant temperature
    • 4 Programmable digital outputs
    • Auto/start/stop control
    • 4 Programmable digital inputs
    • DC volts
    • Engine cycle crank
    • Low coolant level
    • Speed adjust
    • Low oil pressure
    • Communications
    • Frequency (Hz)
    • Warnings/shutdown indicators
    • Engine cool-down timer
    • Operating hours
    • Emergency stop
    • Oil pressure
    • Lamp test
    • True RMS AC metering, 3-phase, +/-2% accuracy
    • Digital indication for:
    • Overspeed
    • Alarm acknowledge
    • RPM
    • 24 Volt DC operation
    • Amps (per phase & average)
    • Coolant temperature
    • Volts (L-L & L-N)
  • Governing System
    • ADEM III
  • Cooling System
    • SCAC
    • Coolant drain line with valve
    • Radiator fan and fan drive
    • Fan and belt guards
    • Coolant level sensors
    • Caterpillar extended life coolant
  • Exhaust System
    • Dry exhaust manifold
    • Flanged faced outlet(s)
  • Fuel System
    • Fuel cooler; not included with packages without radiator
    • Flexible fuel lines
    • Secondary fuel filters.
    • Fuel priming pump
  • Generator System
    • RFI suppression
    • Min / max exciter
    • 3 phase brushless, Salient pole
    • Caterpillar's digital voltage regulator (CDVR)
    • Class H temperature rise at 40C ambient
    • Random wound
    • Winding temperature detectors
    • Internal excitation (IE)
    • 3 Phase voltage sensing
    • Busbar connections
    • 6 Leads
    • NEMA Class H insulation
  • Literature
    • Parts book
    • Operation & Maintenance Manual
  • Lube System
    • Lubricating oil
    • Gear type lube oil pump
    • Fumes disposal
    • Oil drain lines and valve
    • Oil filter, filler and dipstick
    • Integral lube Oil cooler
  • Mounting System
    • Rails - Engine/generator/radiator mounting
  • General
    • Flywheel and Flywheel housing-SAE
    • Caterpillar yellow with high gloss black rails & radiator
    • RH service
    • SAE standard rotation

Optional Equipment

  • Air Inlet System
    • Dual element air cleaner
    • Single element filter
    • Heavy duty air cleaner
  • Exhaust
    • Exhaust mufflers
  • Generator
    • Internal excitation (IE)
    • Oversize and premium generators
    • Anti-condensation heater
    • Permanent magnet excitation (PMG)
  • Control System
    • EMCP voltage and current sensing groups
    • CAN2 network equipment
    • Annunciator modules (Local and remote)
    • Customer interface options
    • Load share module options (LV)
    • EMCP 4.3, EMCP 4.4
    • Annunciator network equipment
    • Neutral to ground connection
    • Generator temperature monitoring
    • Remote annunciator module (Low voltage)
    • Local annunciator modules (Low voltage)
    • Cat connect: Ethernet telematics / Satellite telematics / Cell telematics
    • Governors (MUI-Low voltage)
  • Power Termination
    • Circuit breakers, IEC compliant
    • Circuit breakers, UL listed
  • Cooling System
    • Installed radiators
    • Coolant
    • Water level switch gauges
    • Cooling system attachments
  • Mounting
    • IBC isolators
    • Rubber anti-vibration mounts
    • Spring type vibration isolators
  • Starting/Charging
    • Jacket water heater
    • Oversize batteries
    • Battery chargers
    • Charging alternator
    • Heavy duty starting system
    • Air starting motor with control and silencer
  • Exhaust System
    • Flexible fittings
    • Mufflers
    • Y Adapters
    • Elbows
    • Flange and exhaust expanders
  • Factory Support
    • Factory commissioning
  • Fuel System
    • Secondary fuel filters
    • Primary fuel filter
  • Generators and Attachments
    • Internally excitation
    • Permanent magnet excitation (PMG)
    • RW
    • 6 Leads
    • Space heater kit
    • 1400 and 1600 Frame
    • Pitch 0.6667
    • Low voltage generators 380, 400, 415 Volts 3 Phase, 1500 rpm
    • Generator conversion kits - PM to IE / IE to PM
  • General
    • EU Certificate of Conformance (CE)
    • 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
  • Instrumentation
    • Pyrometer and thermocouples
  • Lube System
    • Lube oil in standard sump
    • Standard sump oil pan
    • Lube oil filters
    • Drain GP oil pan
    • Oil level regulator
    • Prelube pump groups
  • Crankcase System
    • Crankcase protection group
    • Crankcase ventilation system
  • Mounting System
    • Low efficiency isolators
    • Low efficiency isolators puck
    • Low isolators
    • Spring type vibration isolators
  • Power Connections
    • Low voltage - Power connection options
    • Electrically operated circuit breakers
    • Low voltage - Package mounted circuit breakers
    • Low voltage - 1400 and 1600 Frame generators
  • Special Tests / Reports
    • Custom generator TVA report
    • PGS Test report @ 1.0 power factor
    • Generator fuel consumption test
    • Standard generator TVA report
    • PGS Test report @ 0.8 power factor
    • Generator test report
    • Standard engine test charge
  • Starting / Charging System
    • 20 Amp Battery charger
    • 10 Amp Battery charger
    • Electric starting motors
    • Starter cover
    • Batteries, racks and cables
    • Jacket water heater wiring groups
    • Jacket water heaters
    • 35 Amp Battery charger
  • Extended Service Coverage
    • Gold - 36,48, 60, 120 month coverage
    • Cat branded commercial power system
    • Silver - 36 ,48, 60, 120 month coverage
    • Platinum - 24, 36, 48, 60, 120 month coverage

Specs

Overview

Long Name:
3512B Diesel Generator Set
Name:
3512B (50 Hz) with Upgradeable Package 1600-1875 kVA
Brand:
Cat
Status:
Current

Generator Set Specifications

Standby Rating
1875/1750 kVA
Prime Power Rating
1700/1600 kVA
Emissions/Fuel Strategy
Low Fuel , Low Emissions
Voltage
400 to 415 Volts
Frequency
50 Hz
Speed
1500 rpm
Duty Cycle
Standby, Mission Critical, Prime, Continuous
Minimum Rating
1600 kVA
Maximum Rating
1875 kVA

Engine Specifications

Engine Model
3512B TA, V-12, 4-Stroke Water-Cooled Diesel
Bore
6.69 in / 170 mm
Stroke
7.48 in / 190 mm
Stroke - HD
8.46 in / 215 mm
Displacement
3161.03 in³ / 51.8 l
Displacement - HD
3576 in³ / 58.56 l
Compression Ratio
15.5:1 HD
Aspiration
TA
Fuel System
Electronic Unit Injection
Governor Type
ADEM™ A3

Generator Set Dimensions

Length - Minimum
212.8 in / 5404 mm
Length - Maximum
217.1 in / 5515 mm
Width - Minimum
90 in / 2286 mm
Width - Maximum
90 in / 2286 mm
Height - Minimum
94.9 in / 2411 mm
Height - Maximum
94.9 in / 2411 mm
Dry Weight - Genset (minimum)
25620 lb / 11621 kg
Dry Weight - Genset (maximum)
26530 lb / 12034 kg

SEE HOW 3512B (50 Hz) with Upgradeable Package 1600-1875 kVA COMPARES AGAINST FREQUENTLY COMPARED PRODUCTS.

Diesel Generator Sets
3512B (50 Hz) with Upgradeable Package 1600-1875 kVA
3512B  Diesel Generator Sets
Brand
Cat
Status
Current
Standby Rating
1875/1750 kVA
Prime Power Rating
1700/1600 kVA
Emissions/Fuel Strategy
Low Fuel , Low Emissions
Voltage
400 to 415 Volts
Frequency
50 Hz
Speed
1500 rpm
Duty Cycle
Standby, Mission Critical, Prime, Continuous
Minimum Rating
1600 kVA
Maximum Rating
1875 kVA
Engine Model
3512B TA, V-12, 4-Stroke Water-Cooled Diesel
Bore
6.69 in / 170 mm
Stroke
7.48 in / 190 mm
Displacement
3161.03 in³ / 51.8 l
Compression Ratio
15.5:1 HD
Aspiration
TA
Fuel System
Electronic Unit Injection
Governor Type
ADEM™ A3
Length - Maximum
217.1 in / 5515 mm
Width - Maximum
90 in / 2286 mm
Height - Maximum
94.9 in / 2411 mm
Dry Weight - Genset (minimum)
25620 lb / 11621 kg
Dry Weight - Genset (maximum)
26530 lb / 12034 kg
Diesel Generator Sets
3512B (50 Hz) with Upgradeable Package 1360 – 1600 kVA
3512B  Diesel Generator Sets
Brand
Cat
Status
Current
Standby Rating
1625/1600/1500 kVA
Prime Power Rating
1500/1360 kVA
Emissions/Fuel Strategy
Low Fuel , Low Emissions
Voltage
400 to 415 Volts
Frequency
50 Hz
Speed
1500 rpm
Duty Cycle
Standby, Mission Critical, Prime, Continuous
Minimum Rating
1360 kVA
Maximum Rating
1625 kVA
Engine Model
3512B TA, V-12, 4-Stroke Water-Cooled Diesel
Bore
6.69 in / 170 mm
Stroke
7.48 in / 190 mm
Displacement
3161.03 in³ / 51.8 l
Compression Ratio
14.0:1
Aspiration
TA
Fuel System
Electronic Unit Injection
Governor Type
ADEM™ A3
Length - Maximum
217.1 in / 5515 mm
Width - Maximum
90 in / 2286 mm
Height - Maximum
94.9 in / 2411 mm
Dry Weight - Genset (minimum)
25620 lb / 11621 kg
Dry Weight - Genset (maximum)
26530 lb / 12034 kg
Diesel Generator Sets
3512B (60 Hz)
3512B  Diesel Generator Sets (Rear Right)
Brand
Cat
Status
Current
Standby Rating
1500/1400 ekW
Prime Power Rating
1360/1275 ekW
Emissions/Fuel Strategy
Low Fuel, Low Emissions
Voltage
380 to 13800 Volts
Frequency
60 Hz
Speed
1800 rpm
Duty Cycle
Standby, Mission Critical, Prime, Continuous
Minimum Rating
1230 ekW
Maximum Rating
1500 ekW
Engine Model
3512B TA, V-12, 4-Stroke Water-Cooled Diesel
Bore
6.69 in / 170 mm
Stroke
7.48 in / 190 mm
Displacement
3573.55 in³ / 58.56 l
Compression Ratio
14.0:1 Std 15.5:1 HD
Aspiration
TA
Fuel System
Electronic Unit Injection
Governor Type
ADEM™ A3
Length - Maximum
221.9 in / 5637.5 mm
Width - Maximum
90 in / 2286 mm
Height - Maximum
93.2 in / 2367.2 mm
Dry Weight - Genset (minimum)
24430 lb / 25090 kg
Dry Weight - Genset (maximum)
25090 lb / 11380 kg