Diesel Generator Sets 3512B (60 Hz)

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Key Specs

Maximum Rating
1500 ekW
1500 ekW
Minimum Rating
1230 ekW
1230 ekW
Emissions/Fuel Strategy
Low Fuel, Low Emissions
Low Fuel, Low Emissions

Overview

1230 - 1500 ekW Diesel Generator Set

Producing reliable power from 1230 to 1500 ekW at 60 Hz, our 3512B diesel generator sets are made to meet your mission critical, continuous, standby and prime applications. We've designed each to ISO 8528-5 transient response requirements and to accept 100 per cent rated load in one step. Generator sets offer both low fuel consumption and low emission systems.

Benefits

Over 4,000,000,000 Global Operating hours

Proven performance in heavy-duty applications

Over 200,000 Shipped

Since 1981, leading the large engine market

Optimised for 11% Lower Fuel Consumption

Demonstrated savings in operating costs

Product Specifications for 3512B (60 Hz)

Maximum Rating 1500 ekW 1500 ekW
Minimum Rating 1230 ekW 1230 ekW
Emissions/Fuel Strategy Low Fuel, Low Emissions Low Fuel, Low Emissions
Voltage 380 to 13800 Volts 380 to 13800 Volts
Frequency 60 Hz 60 Hz
Speed 1800 rpm 1800 rpm
Duty Cycle Standby, Mission Critical, Prime, Continuous Standby, Mission Critical, Prime, Continuous
Engine Model 3512B TA, V-12, 4-Stroke Water-Cooled Diesel 3512B TA, V-12, 4-Stroke Water-Cooled Diesel
Bore 6.69 in 170 mm
Stroke 7.48 in 190 mm
Displacement 3573.55 in 58.56 l
Compression Ratio 14.0:1 Std 15.5:1 HD 14.0:1 Std 15.5:1 HD
Aspiration TA TA
Fuel System Electronic Unit Injection Electronic Unit Injection
Governor Type Adem™3 Adem™3
Length - Maximum 221.9 in 5637.5 mm
Width - Maximum 90 in 2286 mm
Height - Maximum 93.2 in 2367.2 mm
Dry Weight - Genset (minimum) 24430 lb 25090 kg
Dry Weight - Genset (maximum) 25090 lb 11380 kg

3512B (60 Hz) Standard Equipment

Air Inlet System

  • Air cleaner; single element canister type with service indicator

Exhaust System

  • Exhaust flange outlet
  • Dry Exhaust Manifold
  • Flanged faced outlet(s)

Generator

  • IP23 Protection
  • Matched to the performance and output characteristics of Cat engines

Power Termination

  • Bus Bar

Control Panel

  • EMCP 4 Genset Controller

Control System

  • Alarm acknowledge
  • kW-hr (total)
  • Lamp test
  • Over / under voltage (27 / 59)
  • Digital indication for:
  • DC volts
  • PLC functionality
  • Speed adjust
  • 4 Programmable relay outputs (Form A)�
  • Text alarm/event descriptions
  • Warning / shutdown with common LED indication of shutdowns for:
  • Engine cycle crank
  • Emergency stop
  • Auto / start / stop control
  • RPM
  • Reverse Power (kW) (32)
  • True RMS AC metering, 3-phase, +/-2% accuracy
  • Accessory module data link
  • Low coolant level
  • kVAr-hr (total)
  • kVAr (per phase, average & percent)
  • 1 Programmable relay outputs (Form C)
  • Over / under frequency (81 o/u)
  • Low oil pressure
  • Amps (per phase & average)
  • Failure to start (overcrank)
  • EMCP 4.2B
  • Controls:
  • High coolant temperature
  • Communications
  • Number of I/O varies on options selected
  • 24 Volt DC operation
  • Engine cool-down timer
  • Low coolant temperature
  • Generator phase sequence
  • Frequency (Hz)
  • Volts (L-L & L-N)
  • Reverse reactive power (kVAr) (32RV)
  • Oil pressure (psi, kPa or bar)
  • Customizable screens
  • Generator set packages include Caterpillar' s Voltage Regulator (IVR). IVR includes reactive droop capability, 3-phase voltage sensing, KVAR / PF modes, RFI suppression, min max exciter. Limiter and exciter diode monitor
  • Load histogram feature
  • 1 Programmable digital outputs
  • Customer data link (Modbus RTU)
  • Overspeed
  • Environmental sealed front face
  • Coolant temperature
  • kW (per phase, average & percent)
  • Programmable protective relaying functions:
  • kVA (per phase, average & percent)
  • Power factor (per phase & average)
  • Emergency stop pushbutton
  • Generator mounted - rear facing
  • Cat Connect
  • Overcurrent (50 / 51)

Cooling System

  • Package mounted radiator
  • Radiator fan and fan drive
  • Fan and belt guards
  • Coolant drain line with valve
  • Caterpillar Extended Life Coolant (Not included with packages without radiator, installed SF44CTS
  • Coolant level sensors (Not included with packages without radiator)
  • SCAC

Fuel System

  • Primary fuel filter with integral water separator
  • Secondary fuel filters
  • Flexible fuel lines - shipped loose
  • Fuel priming pump
  • Fuel cooler; not included with packages without radiator

Generators and Attachments

  • Low voltage:
  • Random wound
  • 6 Leads
  • NEMA standard hole pattern
  • High Voltage
  • Bus bar connections, right side extension box, bottom cable entry
  • NEMA Class H insulation, Class H temperature rise at 40C ambient (125C prime / 150C standby)
  • Permanent magnet
  • NEMA standard hole pattern
  • Medium voltage:
  • Bus bar connections, top center mounted, top cable entry
  • NEMA Class H insulation, Class H temperature rise at 40C ambient (125C prime / 150C standby)
  • Winding temperature detectors
  • Form wound
  • 3 Phase brushless, salient pole
  • Class H insulation, Class F temperature rise at 40C ambient (105C prime / 130C standby)
  • Internal excitation

Governing System

  • ADEM III

Literature

  • English

Lube System

  • Lubricating oil
  • Gear type lube oil pump
  • Oil drain lines and valve
  • Fumes disposal
  • Integral lube oil cooler
  • Oil filter, filler and dipstick

Mounting System

  • Rubber anti-vibration mounts (shipped loose)

Starting / Charging System

  • Battery disconnect switch
  • Battery and battery rack w/cables
  • 45 Amp charging alternator
  • 24 Volt electric starting motor

General

  • Paint: Caterpillar yellow with high gloss black rails & radiator
  • Flywheel and Flywheel housing-SAE No. 00
  • Right hand servicing
  • SAE Standard Rotation

3512B (60 Hz) Optional Equipment

Control Panels

  • Remote monitoring software
  • Digital I/O module
  • EMCP 4.3, EMCP 4.4
  • Load share module
  • Generator temperature monitoring & protection

Exhaust System

  • Exhaust mufflers
  • Flanges
  • Elbows
  • Flange and exhaust expanders
  • Mufflers
  • Y Adapters
  • Flexible fittings

Generator

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

Air Inlet System

  • Heavy duty air cleaner
  • Single element filter

Power Termination

  • Circuit breakers, UL listed
  • Circuit breakers, IEC compliant

Cooling System

  • Standard installed radiators
  • Optional installed radicators
  • Coolant
  • Water level switch gauges

Fuel System

  • Primary fuel filter

General

  • UL 2200 package
  • EEC Declaration of Conformity
  • Seismic Certification per applicable building codes: IBC 2000, IBC 2003, IBC 2006, IBC 2009, CBC 2007
  • CSA Certification
  • Enclosures: sound attenuated, weather protective
  • Automatic transfer switches (ATS)
  • Integral & sub-base fuel tanks
  • The following options are based on regional and product configuration:
  • US aid emblem
  • Integral & sub-base UL listed dual wall fuel tanks
  • EU Certificate of Conformance (CE)

Generators and Attachments

  • 1400, 1600, 2700 Frames
  • Generator conversion from IE to PM
  • Space heater
  • RW, IE, 6 leads, Pitch 0.6667
  • Low Voltage: 380,440 / 480 Volts, 3 Phase, 1800 rpm
  • Differential current transformers (DCT) 15 kV class
  • Generator air cleaner
  • Differential current transformers (DCT) 8.7 kV class

Mounting

  • IBC isolators
  • Rubber anti-vibration mounts
  • Spring-type vibration isolator

Starting/Charging

  • Air starting motor with control and silencer
  • Heavy-duty starting system
  • Charging alternator
  • Oversize batteries
  • Battery chargers
  • Jacket water heater

Instrumentation

  • Wiring GP W/O cyl sensors
  • Pyrometer and thermocouples

Lube System

  • Lubrication oil in standard sump
  • Oil drains
  • Prelube pumps
  • Oil level regulator

Crankcase Protection

  • Explosion relief valve
  • No crankcase explosion relief valve
  • Crankcase ventilation system
  • No explosion relief valves

Mounting System

  • IBC vibration isolators
  • Puck style low efficiency isolators
  • Spring type vibration isolators

Power Connections

  • 2000, 2500 Amp, 4 Pole, IEC Rated Circuit Breakers
  • Cable entry - Right side
  • Grounding groups
  • Left side power connections
  • 1600 ,2000, 2500, 3000, 4000 Amp, 3 Pole, UL-100% rated circuit breakers
  • 2000, 2500,3200 Amp, 3 Pole, IEC Rated Circuit Breakers
  • Rear power connections
  • Neutral ground connections
  • 6 Leads, 6 terminal option
  • Right side power connections
  • Center post buss bar

Special Tests / Reports

  • Generator test report
  • PGS test report @ 0.8 power factor
  • Standard engine test charge
  • CSA certification
  • Torsional vibration analysis
  • Generator fuel consumption test
  • PGS test report @ 1.0 power factor
  • IBC seismic certification
  • Fuel consumption test

Starting / Charging System

  • Air pressure regulator
  • Batteries, racks and cables:
  • Air starting motor
  • 35 Amp battery charger
  • 24 Volt battery set - Dry
  • Starter covers
  • 10 Amp battery charger
  • Engine barring device
  • Jacket water heaters
  • Electric starting motors

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