3412C (60 HZ) | 591-800 kW Diesel Generator

Diesel Generator Sets 3412C (60 Hz)

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Key Specs

Maximum Rating
800 ekW
800 ekW
Minimum Rating
635 ekW
635 ekW
Emissions/Fuel Strategy
Low Fuel Consumption
Low Fuel Consumption


591 - 800 ekW Diesel Generator Set

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


Accepts 100% block load in 1 step

Can handle large loads without affecting operations

Utilizes the latest ADEM 5 Controller

Provides precise control over entire range of loads

Upgradeable controls. Allows for easy retrofit of EMCP 4.3/4.4 Controllers

Product Specifications for 3412C (60 Hz)

Maximum Rating 800 ekW 800 ekW
Minimum Rating 635 ekW 635 ekW
Emissions/Fuel Strategy Low Fuel Consumption Low Fuel Consumption
Voltage 220 to 480 Volts 220 to 480 Volts
Frequency 60 Hz 60 Hz
Speed 1800 rpm 1800 rpm
Duty Cycle Standby, Prime Standby, Prime
Engine Model 3412C TA, V-12, 4-Stroke Water-Cooled Diesel 3412C TA, V-12, 4-Stroke Water-Cooled Diesel
Bore 5.4 in 137.2 mm
Stroke 6 in 152.4 mm
Displacement 1648.86 in³ 27.02 l
Compression Ratio 13:00:01 13:00:01
Aspiration TA TA
Fuel System Pump and Lines Pump and Lines
Governor Type ADEM™ A5 ADEM™ A5
Length - Maximum 162.4 in 4125 mm
Width - Maximum 78.3 in 1989 mm
Height - Maximum 75 in 1906 mm
Dry Weight - Genset (minimum) 5761 lb 12700 kg
Dry Weight - Genset (maximum) 13275 lb 6021 kg

3412C (60 Hz) Standard Equipment

Air Inlet System

  • Air cleaner, single element canister type
  • Single element canister type

Control Panel

  • High coolant temperature
  • Customer data link (Modbus RTU)
  • Low coolant temperature
  • Low coolant level
  • Communications:
  • Run/auto/ stop/control
  • Engine cycle crank
  • Generator temperature monitoring module
  • Power factor (per phase & average)
  • Remote CAN annunciator
  • Serial annunciator module data link
  • DC volts
  • Frequency (Hz)
  • Operating hours.
  • Emergency stop pushbutton
  • Digital I/O module
  • Local annunciator
  • Low oil pressure
  • Oil pressure (psi, kPa or bar)
  • Emergency stop
  • Warning shutdowns:
  • Volts (L-L & L-N)
  • Remote Serial annunciator
  • Speed adjust
  • Amps (per phase & average)
  • Voltage adjust
  • EMCP 4.2B
  • Overspeed
  • coolant temperature
  • Digital Indicator for:
  • RPM
  • Accessory module data link
  • Failure to start (overcrank)
  • Controls:
  • Compatible with the following optional modules:

Cooling System

  • Caterpillar extended life coolant
  • Radiator with guard (sized for 50 degrees C)
  • Fan and belt guards
  • Coolant drain line with valve

Exhaust System

  • Stainless steel exhaust flex with ANSI style outlet flange

Fuel System

  • Primary and Secondary fuel filters
  • Fuel priming pump
  • Water separator

Generator and Attachments

  • 3 Phase sensing
  • SR4B self excited
  • Class F temperature rise
  • VR6B voltage regulator
  • Busbar termination
  • 12 Leads
  • Class H insulation
  • 2:1 Volts/Hz
  • Reactive droop

Governing System

  • Cat electronic governor

Lube System

  • Oil drain line with valve
  • Lubricating oil
  • Oil filter

Mounting System

  • Base, formed steel with linear vibration isolators between base and engine-generator

Starting / Charging System

  • Battery with rack, cables
  • 45 Amp Charging alternator
  • Fuel shutoff solenoid
  • 24 Volt starting motor


  • Paint - Caterpillar yellow except rails and radiators gloss black

3412C (60 Hz) Optional Equipment

Air Inlet System

  • Air cleaner - Dual element
  • Air cleaner - Heavy element
  • Air cleaner - single element


  • EU Certification

Circuit breakers

  • 4 Pole Circuit breakerswith shunt trip
  • 3 Pole Circuit breakers with shunt trip
  • Power terminal strip

Control Panel

  • EMCP 4.3, EMCP 4.4
  • Temperature monitoring package
  • Vandal proof panel door
  • Generator running VFC
  • Earth leakage Ground fault relay
  • Common alarm/shutdown relay

Cooling System

  • Jacket water heater
  • Radiator duct flange
  • Radiator removal

Exhaust System

  • Muffler 10 dBA attenuation
  • Manifold and turbocharger guards
  • Muffler 35 dBA attenuation
  • Elbow mounting kit
  • Through wall installation kit

Fuel System

  • Manual fuel transfer pump
  • Automatic fuel transfer system

Generator and Attachments

  • Internal excitation (IE)
  • Anti-condensation heater
  • Permanent magnet excitation (PMG)
  • Oversize and premium generators

Governing System

  • Electronic load share

Lube System

  • Manual sump pump

Mounting System

  • Fuel tank base (1200 Ltr)

Special Tests / Reports

  • PGS Test report @ 1.0 power factor
  • PGS Test report @ 0.8 power factor
  • Factory witness test

Starting / Charging system

  • Oversize battery set
  • Battery chargers
  • Heavy duty starting system
  • Battery disconnect switch
  • Battery removal


  • DC lighting package
  • Weather protective enclosure (WP)
  • Sound attenuated enclosure (SA)

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