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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

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
  • Generator

  • Matched to the performance and output characteristics of Cat engines
  • Industry leading mechanical and electrical design
  • Industry leading motor starting capabilities
  • High Efficiency
  • Cat EMCP Control Panel

    The EMCP controller features the reliability and durability you have come to expect from your Cat equipment. EMCP4 is a scalable control platform designed to ensure reliable generator set operation, providing extensive information about power output and engine operation. EMCP4 systems can be further customized to meet your needs through programming and expansion modules.

    Design Criteria

    The generator set accepts 100% rated load in one step per NFPA 110 and meets ISO 8528-5 transient response.

    UL 2200 / CSA - Optional

  • UL 2200 listed packages
  • CSA Certified
  • Certain restrictions may apply.
  • Consult with your Cat® Dealer.
  • Single-Source Supplier

    Fully prototype tested with certified torsional vibration analysis available

    World Wide Product Support

    Cat dealers provide extensive post-sale support including maintenance and repair agreements. Cat dealers have over 1,800 dealer branch stores operating in 200 countries. The Caterpillar S•O•S℠ program cost effectively detects internal engine component condition, even the presence of unwanted fluids and combustion by-products

    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.

    Engine Specifications

    Units:
    Maximum Rating NaN Less
    Emissions/Fuel Strategy NaN Less
    Engine Model 3512 TA, V-12, 4-Stroke Water-Cooled Diesel 3512 TA, V-12, 4-Stroke Water-Cooled Diesel Less
    Frequency 60 Hz 60 Hz Less
    Height - Maximum 2367.0 mm Less
    Bore 170 170 Less
    Displacement 190.0 mm 3161.03 in³ Less

    Generator Set Specifications

    Minimum Rating 890 ekW 890 ekW Less
    Voltage 220 to 13800 Volts 220 to 13800 Volts Less
    Speed NaN Less
    Compression Ratio NaN Less
    Aspiration NaN Less
    Governor Type Woodward Woodward Less
    Height - Maximum 93.2 in Less
    Length - Maximum NaN 5556.0 mm Less
    Length - Maximum 218.8 in Less
    Width - Maximum 77.8 77.8 Less
    Width - Maximum 1975.0 mm Less
    Bore 6.69 6.69 Less
    Displacement 51.8 51.8 Less
    Stroke 7.48 7.48 Less