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Overview

Producing reliable power from 890 ekW to 1250 ekW at 60 Hz, our 3512 diesel generator sets are engineered for your mission critical, continuous, standby and prime applications. Each meet ISO 8528-5 transient response requirements and accept 100 percent rated load in one. And each is designed for low fuel consumption reducing operating costs. Our integrated control system, including Cat® UPS, ATS and switchgear, secure your power supply and keep you connected to your fleet through on-site and remote monitoring. Our EMCP4 control panel provides a flexible control platform, with an easy-to-use display — it's your single source for management and diagnostics tools. We know it's not just quality that matters but customization. Choose from a broad range of accessories and bolt-on system expansion attachments. Find flexible packaging options to work with your spatial restrictions and environment conditions.

Generator Set Specifications

Units:
Minimum Rating 890 ekW 890 ekW Less
Maximum Rating 1250 ekW 1250 ekW Less
Voltage 220 to 13800 Volts 220 to 13800 Volts Less
Frequency 60 Hz 60 Hz Less
Speed 1800 RPM 1800 RPM Less

Generator Set Configurations

Emissions/Fuel Strategy Low Fuel Consumption Low Fuel Consumption Less

Engine Specifications

Engine Model 3512 TA, V-12, 4-Stroke Water-Cooled Diesel 3512 TA, V-12, 4-Stroke Water-Cooled Diesel Less
Compression Ratio 13.5:1 13.5:1 Less
Aspiration TA TA Less
Governor Type Woodward Woodward Less
Fuel System Direct Unit Injection Direct Unit Injection Less
Bore 6.69 in 170.0 mm Less
Displacement 3161.03 in³ 51.8 l Less
Stroke 7.48 in 190.0 mm Less

3512A (60 Hz)Standard Equipment

Air Inlet
  • Air Cleaner

Cooling

Exhaust
  • Exhaust flange outlet

Fuel
  • Primary fuel filter with integral water separator
  • Secondary fuel filter
  • Fuel priming pump

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

Power Termination
  • Bus Bar

Control Panel
  • Package mounted radiator (except C175)
  • EMCP 4 Genset Controller

General
  • Paint - Caterpillar Yellow except rails and radiators gloss black

3512A (60 Hz)Optional Equipment

Exhaust
  • Exhaust mufflers

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

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

Control Panels
  • EMCP 4.2
  • EMCP 4.3
  • EMCP 4.4
  • Generator temperature monitoring & protection
  • Load share module
  • Digital I/O module
  • Remote monitoring software

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

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

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