New | 3512 Generator Set

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Generator Set Specifications
Minimum Rating1000 kVA
Maximum Rating1400 kVA
Emissions/Fuel StrategyLow Fuel Consumption
Voltage380 to 415 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 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

  • superior Motor Starting Capability Minimizes Need For Oversizing Alternator
  • designed To Match Performance And Output Characteristics Of Cat Diesel Engines
  • robust Class H Insulation

  • 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 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

  • 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
  • Failure to start (overcrank)
  • Accessory module data link
  • Over / under voltage (27 / 59)
  • EMCP4.2 controller including:
  • Engine cycle crank
  • Generator phase sequence
  • Generator mounted - rear facing
  • 2 programmable relay outputs (Form C)
  • Warning/shutdown with common LED indication of shutdowns for:
  • Alarm acknowledge
  • 24-volt DC operation
  • Overcurrent (50 / 51)
  • Reverse Reactive Power (kVAr) (32RV)
  • Communications:
  • Programmable protective relaying functions:
  • Environmental sealed front face
  • Low coolant level
  • Coolant temperature
  • 2 programmable digital outputs
  • Speed adjust
  • Emergency stop
  • Frequency (Hz)
  • 4 programmable relay outputs (Form A)
  • Volts (L-L & L-N)
  • High coolant temperature
  • kVA (per phase, average & percent)
  • Text alarm / event descriptions
  • Controls:
  • True RMS AC metering, 3-phase, +/-2% accuracy
  • Lamp test
  • Digital indication for:
  • Auto / start / stop control
  • kW-hr (total)
  • kVAr (per phase, average & percent)
  • Operating hours
  • Serial annunciator module data link
  • Reverse Power (kW) (32)
  • Oil pressure (psi, kPa or bar)
  • RPM
  • Amps (per phase & average)
  • Power Factor (per phase & average)
  • Engine cool-down timer
  • DC volts
  • Low coolant temperature
  • Over / under frequency (81 o / u)
  • kVAr-hr (total)
  • 6 programmable digital inputs
  • Customer data link (Modbus RTU)
  • Low oil pressure
  • kW (per phase, average & percent)
  • Overspeed
Cooling System
  • Caterpillar extended life coolant. (Not included with packages without radiator, installed SF44CTS, shipped loose radiators or heat exchangers)
  • Coolant drain line with valve
  • Fan and belt guards
  • JWAC
  • Coolant level sensors. (Not included with packages without radiator)
  • Radiator fan and fan drive
Exhaust System
  • Dry Exhaust Manifold
  • Flanged faced outlet(s)
Fuel System
  • Flexible fuel lines - shipped loose
  • Fuel cooler; not included with packages without radiator
  • Fuel priming pump
  • Secondary fuel filters
Generators and Attachments
  • 3 Phase voltage sensing
  • Reactive droop capability
  • Exciter diode monitor
  • Generator set packages include: Regulator (CDVR)
  • 6 Lead
  • KVAR/PF modes
  • Note: 1800 frames are form wound, permanent magnet, with winding temp detectors
  • NEMA Class H insulation
  • Min / max exciter limiter
  • Busbar connections, top center mounted, top cable entry
  • Caterpillar's Digital Voltage Regulator (CDVR) includes:
  • LV:
  • Class H temperature rise at 40C ambient (125C prime/150C standby)
  • Random wound
  • Winding temperature detectors
  • 3 Phase brushless, salient pole
  • RFI suppression
  • Internal Excitation
  • 50 Hz models: IEC standard hole pattern
Governing System
  • Woodward 2301A isochronous governor
Lube System
  • Gear type lube oil pump
  • Oil drain lines and valve
  • Integral lube oil cooler
  • Lubricating oil
  • Oil filter, filler and dipstick
  • Fumes disposal
Mounting System
  • Rubber anti-vibration mounts (shipped loose)
  • Rails - engine/generator/radiator mounting
Starting / Charging System
  • 24 Volt electric starting motor
  • Battery disconnect switch
  • Battery and battery rack w/cables
General
  • Paint - Caterpillar Yellow with high gloss black rails & radiator
  • SAE Standard Rotation
  • RH Service
  • Flywheel and Flywheel housing - SAE No. 00

Optional Equipment

Air Inlet System
  • Remote air inlet adaptors
  • Dual Element air cleaners
  • Air Inlet protection
Circuit Breakers
  • Controls packaging - Enclosures
  • Center posts busbars
  • 2000, 2500, 3200 and 4000 Amp, 3 pole, IEC rated circuit breakers
  • Optional busbar power connections
  • Busbar connections
  • Cable entry options
  • Breaker harnesses
  • EMAX circuit breakers
  • 2000, 2500, 3200 and 4000 Amp, 4 pole, IEC rated circuit breakers
  • EMAX breakers connections
Control Panel
  • Customer Interface Options
  • Annunciator Modules
  • Generator Temperature Monitoring
  • Customer connection mounting locations
  • Ground (Automatically selected)
  • EMCP 4.3, EMCP 4.4
  • Vandle proof panel door
  • Local PC monitoring
  • Auxiliary Boxes
  • Governors
  • Mounting Group - External Box Clips
  • Remote speed adjust
Cooling System
  • Heat exchangers
  • Water level switch gauges
  • Optional radiator arrangements
European Certifications
  • Eurasian conformity (EAC) mark
  • European directive genset, DoI (Declaration of Incorporation)
  • EU declaration of conformity
  • European Union Certification
Exhaust System
  • Flexible fittings
  • Mufflers
  • Muffler mounting kits
  • Through-wall installation kit
Fuel System
  • Primary fuel filter
Generators and Attachments
  • Generator conversion
  • 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
  • Space heater
  • 380/400/415volts @ 50 Hz, 3 phase, form wound, permanent magnet, No. of leads = 6, pitch= 0.6667
Instrumentation
  • Pyrometer and thermocouples
Lube System
  • Manual prelube sump pumps
  • Electric prelube pumps
  • Oil level Reg-1 shallow pan
Mounting System
  • IBC vibration isolators
  • Spring-type vibration isolator
Protection System
  • Explosion relief valve
Special Tests / Reports
  • IBC seismic certifications
  • PGS test report @ 0.8 power factor
  • Neutral grounding connection
  • Neutral ground-LV
  • PGS test report @ 1.0 power factor
Starting / Charging Systems
  • Ether starting aid
  • 24 Volt dual electric starting motor
  • 20 Amp battery charger
  • 10 Amp battery chargers
  • Jacket water heaters
  • Oversize battery set
General
  • Engine barring group

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