New | 3512 Generator Set

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Generator Set Specifications
Minimum Rating1000 kVA
Maximum Rating1400 kVA
Emissions/Fuel StrategyLow Fuel Consumption
Voltage220 to 13800 Volts
Frequency50 Hz
Speed1500 rpm
Duty CycleStandby, Mission Critical, Prime, Continuous
Engine Specifications
Engine Model3512 TA, V-12, 4-Stroke Water-Cooled Diesel
Bore6.69 in
Stroke7.48 in
Displacement3161.03 in³
Compression Ratio13.5:1
AspirationTA
Fuel SystemDirect Unit Injection
Governor TypeWoodward
Generator Set Dimensions
Length - Minimum202.7 in
Length - Maximum206.6 in
Width - Maximum77.8 in
Height - Maximum93.2 in
Dry Weight - Genset (minimum)22650 lb
Dry Weight - Genset (maximum)23170 lb

  • 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
  • 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
  • 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
  • designed To Operate In Standard Ambient Temperatures Up To 50°c (122°f)
  • contact Your Cat Dealer For Specific Ambient And Altitude Capabilities
  • ibc Seismic Certification
  • eu Declaration Of Conformity
  • eurasian Conformity
  • 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
  • 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

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