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Overview

Producing reliable power from 1230 ekW to 1500 ekW at 60 Hz, our 3512C diesel generator sets are made to meet your continuous, standby and prime applications. Each are designed to meet ISO 8528-5 transient response requirements and accept 100 percent rated load in one step. Our 3512C generator sets operate to the EPA Stationary Emergency (Tier 2) emissions levels. Seismic certification is also available for select models, maintaining your power after unexpected disturbances. Our integrated control system, including ATS and switchgear ensures a consistent power supply and connection to your fleet through on-site and remote monitoring options. Our EMCP 4 control panel options feature a user-friendly interface and offer management and diagnostic 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. Discover a broad range of accessories and bolt-on system expansion attachments. Find flexible packaging options to work with your spatial restrictions and environment conditions. Even select from UL 2200 and CSA certified package options for added safety.

Generator Set Specifications

Units:
Minimum Rating 1230 ekW 1230 ekW Less
Maximum Rating 1500 ekW 1500 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 U.S. EPA Certified for Stationary Emergency Use Only (Tier 2 Nonroad Equivalent Emission Standards) U.S. EPA Certified for Stationary Emergency Use Only (Tier 2 Nonroad Equivalent Emission Standards) Less

Engine Specifications

Engine Model 3512C ATAAC, V-12, 4-Stroke Water-Cooled Diesel 3512C ATAAC, V-12, 4-Stroke Water-Cooled Diesel Less
Compression Ratio 14.7:1 14.7:1 Less
Aspiration TA TA Less
Governor Type Adem™3 Adem™3 Less
Fuel System Electronic unit injection Electronic 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

3512C (60 Hz)Standard Equipment

Air Inlet
  • Air Cleaner

Cooling
  • Package mounted radiator

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
  • EMCP 4 Genset Controller

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

3512C (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