New | 3512 Generator Set

The 3512 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.

Generator Set Specifications
Minimum Rating1000 kVA
Maximum Rating1400 kVA
Emissions/Fuel StrategyLow fuel, Low Emissions
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 - Minimum203.5 in
Length - Maximum207.5 in
Width - Maximum79.3 in
Height - Maximum92 in
Dry Weight - Genset (minimum)22540 lb
Dry Weight - Genset (maximum)23060 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

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

Optional Equipment

Engine Options
  • Batteries: [ ] Standard (1400 CCA) [ ] Heavy Duty (2800 CCA)
  • Muffler: [ ] Industrial Grade
  • Battery Charger: [ ] 10A [ ] 20A [ ] 35A
  • Starting Motors: [ ] Standard [ ] Heavy Duty
  • Starting Aids: [ ] 220V 50 Hz Jacket Water Heater
Air Inlet System
  • Air Inlet protection
  • Remote air inlet adaptors
  • Dual Element air cleaners
  • Dual Element air cleaners
  • Air Inlet protection
  • Remote air inlet adaptors
Circuit Breakers
  • Busbar connections
  • Controls packaging - Enclosures
  • EMAX circuit breakers
  • Optional busbar power connections
  • Center posts busbars
  • 2000, 2500, 3200 and 4000 Amp, 3 pole, IEC rated circuit breakers
  • EMAX breakers connections
  • Cable entry options
  • 2000, 2500, 3200 and 4000 Amp, 4 pole, IEC rated circuit breakers
  • Breaker harnesses
  • EMAX breakers connections
  • 2000, 2500, 3200 and 4000 Amp, 3 pole, IEC rated circuit breakers
  • Center posts busbars
  • Controls packaging - Enclosures
  • 2000, 2500, 3200 and 4000 Amp, 4 pole, IEC rated circuit breakers
  • Cable entry options
  • Optional busbar power connections
  • Busbar connections
  • Breaker harnesses
  • EMAX circuit breakers
Control System
  • Controller: [ ] EMCP 4.2 [ ] EMCP 4.3 [ ] EMCP 4.4
  • Local annunciator module: [ ] NFPA 110 [ ] Custom
Alternators
  • Temperature Rise (over 40°C ambient): [ ] 150°C [ ] 125°C [ ] 105°C [ ] 80°C
Control Panels
  • Auxiliary boxes
  • Generator temperature monitoring
  • EMCP 4.3, EMCP 4.4
  • Customer connection mounting locations
  • Customer interface options
  • Mounting group - External box clips
  • Local PC monitoring
  • Annunciator modules
  • Governors
  • Ground (Automatically selected)
  • Vandle proof panel door
  • Remote speed adjust
  • Governors
  • Local PC monitoring
  • Ground (Automatically selected)
  • Auxiliary Boxes
  • Vandle proof panel door
  • Remote speed adjust
  • Customer Interface Options
  • Mounting Group - External Box Clips
  • Customer connection mounting locations
  • Generator Temperature Monitoring
  • EMCP 4.3
  • EMCP 4.4
Cooling System
  • Water level switch gauges
  • Optional radiator arrangements
  • Heat exchangers
  • Optional radiator arrangements
  • Water level switch gauges
  • Heat exchangers
Power Termination
  • Power Termination: [ ] Bus Bar [ ] Circuit Breaker
  • Circuit Breaker rating: [ ] 2000A [ ] 2500A [ ] 3200A [ ] 4000A
  • Circuit breaker operation: [ ] Electrical
  • Circuit breaker trip unit: [ ] LSI [ ] LSIG [ ] LSIG-P
Extended Service Contract (ESC)
  • Extended Service Contract (ESC): [ ] 2 Year [ ] 3 Year [ ] 5 Year
European Certifications
  • European Union Certification
  • Eurasian conformity (EAC) mark
  • EU declaration of conformity
  • European directive genset, DoI (Declaration of Incorporation)
  • Eurasian conformity (EAC) mark
  • European Union Certification
  • European directive genset, DoI (Declaration of Incorporation)
  • EU declaration of conformity
Exhaust System
  • Through-wall installation kit
  • Mufflers
  • Flexible fittings
  • Muffler mounting kits
  • Through-wall installation kit
  • Muffler mounting kits
  • Mufflers
  • Flexible fittings
Fuel System
  • Primary fuel filter
  • Primary fuel filter
Generators and Attachments
  • 1500 RPM, 380/400/415volts @ 50 Hz, 3 phase, form wound, permanent magnet, No. of leads = 6, pitch= 0.6667
  • Space heater
  • Generator conversion
  • 1500 RPM, 380/400/415volts @ 50 Hz, 3 phase, random wound, internal excitation, No. of leads = 6, pitch= 0.6667
  • 1500 RPM, 380/400/415volts @ 50 Hz, 3 phase, random wound, permanent magnet, No. of leads = 6, pitch= 0.6667
  • 1500 RPM, 380/400/415volts @ 50 Hz, 3 phase, random wound, permanent magnet, No. of leads = 6, pitch= 0.6667
  • Generator conversion
  • 1500 RPM, 380/400/415volts @ 50 Hz, 3 phase, random wound, internal excitation, No. of leads = 6, pitch= 0.6667
  • 1500 RPM, 380/400/415volts @ 50 Hz, 3 phase, form wound, permanent magnet, No. of leads = 6, pitch= 0.6667
  • Space heater
Instrumentation
  • Pyrometer and thermocouples
Lube System
  • Manual prelube sump pumps
  • Oil level Reg-1 shallow pan
  • Electric prelube pumps
  • Manual prelube sump pumps
Mounting System
  • Spring-type vibration isolator
  • IBC vibration isolators
  • IBC vibration isolators
  • Spring-type vibration isolator
Protection System
  • Explosion relief valve
  • Explosion relief valve
Special Tests / Reports
  • IBC seismic certifications
  • PGS test report @ 0.80 power factor
  • Neutral ground-LV
  • PGS test report @ 1.0 power factor
  • Neutral grounding connection
  • PGS test report @ 1.0 power factor
  • Neutral ground-LV
  • Neutral grounding connection
  • IBC seismic certifications
  • PGS test report @ 0.80 power factor
Starting / Charging Systems
  • Ether starting aid
  • 20 Amp battery charger
  • Oversize battery set
  • 10 Amp battery chargers
  • 24 Volt dual electric starting motor
  • Jacket water heaters
  • 24 Volt dual electric starting motor
  • Jacket water heaters
  • Ether starting aid
  • Oversize battery set
  • 10 Amp battery chargers
  • 20 Amp battery charger
General
  • Seismic Certification per applicable building codes: IBC 2000, IBC 2003, IBC 2006, IBC 2009, CBC 2007
  • UL 2200 package
  • The following options are based on regional and product configuration:
  • Engine barring group
  • Engine barring group

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