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Overview

The 3512 diesel generator sets have been developed to meet your mission critical, continuous, standby and prime applications. Producing reliable power from 890 to 1250 ekW at 60 Hz, each generator set is designed to meet ISO 8528-5 transient response requirements and accept 100 percent rated load in one step. 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 options. 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. The EMCP 4.4 controller provides multi-generator set paralleling capability, giving you the ability to add generator sets to match your growing power requirements. It's not just quality that matters but customization, choose from a broad range of accessories and bolt-on system expansion attachments. Discover our flexible packaging options to work with your spatial restrictions and environmental conditions. Our 3512 generator sets are developed for such prerequisites, so that you can meet your specific power needs. For added safety select from one of the UL 2200 and CSA certified package options.

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
Displacement 3161.03 in³ 51.8 l Less
Fuel System Direct Unit Injection Direct Unit Injection Less
Aspiration TA TA Less
Governor Type Woodward Woodward Less
Compression Ratio 13.5:1 13.5:1 Less
Bore 6.69 in 170.0 mm Less
Stroke 7.48 in 190.0 mm Less

Generator Set Dimensions

Length - Maximum 218.8 in 5556.0 mm Less
Width - Maximum 77.8 in 1975.0 mm Less
Height - Maximum 93.2 in 2367.0 mm Less

EMCP 4 Generator Set Controls

Cat generator sets provide a complete factory-built solution with fully featured standard and advanced controls. Optional accessories enhance the capabilities of the genset package-mounted control system.

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Why Choose Cat® Electric Power?

Caterpillar offers a comprehensive variety of electric power systems, customised to fit your needs. Our specialised systems deliver high power and performance in industries across the globe. With Caterpillar, you get outstanding manufacturing quality, expert support, and the essential tools and applications to complete any project.

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Application Center

Explore valuable resources for generator sizing, specification, and training materials. SpecSizer evaluates load types, collects data, and organises it to help you select the generator set that's best for you. Find product comparisons, technical data, product sizing, and more using our technical information portal (TIP) specifically created for consultants, architects, engineers, and owners.

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