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Generator Set Specifications

Minimum Rating 591 ekW 591 ekW Less
Maximum Rating 800 ekW 800 ekW Less
Emissions/Fuel Strategy Low Fuel Consumption Low Fuel Consumption Less
Voltage 220 to 480 Volts 220 to 480 Volts Less
Frequency 60 Hz 60 Hz Less
Speed 1800 rpm 1800 rpm Less
Duty Cycle Standby, Prime Standby, Prime Less

Engine Specifications

Engine Model 3412C TA, V-12, 4-Stroke Water-Cooled Diesel 3412C TA, V-12, 4-Stroke Water-Cooled Diesel Less
Bore 5.4 in 137.2 mm Less
Stroke 6.0 in 152.4 mm Less
Displacement 1648.86 in³ 27.02 l Less
Compression Ratio 13:00:01 13:00:01 Less
Aspiration TA TA Less
Fuel System Pump and Lines Pump and Lines Less
Governor Type ADEM™ A5 ADEM™ A5 Less

Generator Set Dimensions

Length - Maximum 162.4 in 4125.0 mm Less
Width - Maximum 78.3 in 1989.0 mm Less
Height - Maximum 75.0 in 1906.0 mm Less
Dry Weight - Genset (minimum) 5761.0 lb 12700.0 kg Less
Dry Weight - Genset (maximum) 13275.0 lb 6021.0 kg Less

Cat Generator Set Package

  • Cat generator set packages have been fully prototype tested
  • Accepts 100% block load in one step and meets other NFPA 110 loading requirements
  • Conform to ISO 8528-5 steady state and transient response requirements
  • 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
  • SR5 Alternator

  • Superior motor starting capability minimizes need for oversizing alternator
  • Designed to match performance and output characteristics of Cat diesel engines
  • Robust Class H insulation
  • EMCP 4 Control Panel

  • User-friendly interface and navigation
  • Scalable system to meet a wide range of installation requirement
  • Expansion modules and site-specific programming for specific customer requirements
  • Cooling System

  • Designed to operate in standard ambient temperatures up to 50°C (122°F)
  • Contact your Cat Dealer for specific ambient and altitude capabilities
  • Certifications

  • EU Certification of Conformance (CE)
  • EEC Declaration of Conformity
  • One Safe Source

  • Components used in the generator set are selected at the design stage to provide optimum package performance
  • The generator set is fully assembled at a Caterpillar facility following our quality guidelines
  • Each generator set package is tested before leaving the Caterpillar facility
  • Cat product support, including dealer service, parts and warranty covers the entire Cat power system
  • World Wide Product Support

  • Cat dealers have over 1,800 dealer branch stores operating in 200 countries
  • Your local Cat dealer provides extensive post-sale support, including maintenance and repair agreements
  • 3412C (60 Hz) Standard Equipment

    Air Inlet System
    • Air cleaner, single element canister type

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

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

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

    Governing System
    • Cat electronic governor

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

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

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

    • 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 - open element

    • EU Certification

    Circuit Breakers
    • 3 Pole Circuit Breakers with shunt trip
    • 4 Pole circuit breakerswith shunt trip
    • Power terminal strips

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

    Cooling System
    • Radiator duct flange
    • Jacket water heater
    • Radiator removal

    Exhaust System
    • Muffler 10 dBA attenuation
    • Muffler 35 dBA attenuation
    • Elbow mounting kit
    • Through wall installation kit
    • Manifold and turbocharger guard

    Fuel System
    • Manual Fuel transfer pump
    • Automatic fuel transfer system

    Generator and Attachments
    • Anti-condensation heater
    • Internal excitation (IE)
    • 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
    • Battery chargers
    • Battery removal
    • Oversize battery
    • Battery disconnect switch
    • Heavy duty starting system

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

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