3512 Generator Set

Overview
Bore
7 in
Displacement
3,161 in3
Stroke
7 in

Caterpillar is leading the power generation marketplace with Power Solutions engineered to deliver unmatched flexibility, expandability, reliability, and cost-effectiveness.

Engine Specifications

Bore
7 in
Displacement
3,161 in3
Stroke
7 in
Aspiration
TA
Fuel System
Direct Unit Injection
Engine Model
3512 TA, V-12, 4-Stroke Water-Cooled Diesel
Compression Ratio
13.5:1
Governor Type
Woodward
Fuel System
7 in
Aspiration
TA
Fuel System
Direct Unit Injection
Bore
7 in
Displacement
3,161 in³
Stroke
7 in

Generator Set Specifications

Minimum Rating
1000 kVA
Maximum Rating
1400 kVA
Voltage
380 to 415 Volts
Frequency
50 Hz
Speed
1500 rpm
Emissions/Fuel Strategy
Low Fuel Consumption
Duty Cycle
Standby, Mission Critical, Prime, Continuous

Generator Set Dimensions

Height - Maximum
93 in
Length - Maximum
207 in
Width - Maximum
78 in
Length - Minimum
203 in
Dry Weight - Genset (minimum)
22,650 lb
Dry Weight - Genset (maximum)
23,170 lb

Cat Generator Set Package

  • 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
  • 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
  • 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
  • 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
  • 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
  • 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
  • Designed to operate in standard ambient temperatures up to 50°C (122°F)
  • Contact your Cat Dealer for specific ambient and altitude capabilities
  • Certifications

  • IBC Seismic Certification
  • EU Declaration of Conformity
  • Eurasian Conformity
  • IBC Seismic Certification
  • EU Declaration of Conformity
  • Eurasian Conformity
  • 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
  • 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
  • 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
    • 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
    • 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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