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Overview

The 3612 diesel generator sets have been developed to meet your continuous, standby and prime applications and match your power standards. Producing reliable power from 3300 to 4000 ekW at 60 Hz, and each generator set has been designed to meet ISO 8528-5 transient response requirements and accepts 100 percent rated load in one step. The 3612 generator set is designed for low fuel consumption, reducing operating costs employing either Simplex or Duplex systesm. 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 to fit unique spatial requirements and environmental conditions. Our 3612 generator sets are developed for such prerequisites, so that you can meet your specific power needs. Caterpillar is leading the power generation marketplace with Power Solutions engineered to deliver unmatched flexibility, expandability, reliability, and cost-effectiveness.

Generator Set Specifications

Units:
Minimum Rating 3300 ekW 3300 ekW Less
Maximum Rating 4000 ekW 4000 ekW Less
Frequency 60 Hz 60 Hz Less
Speed 720 & 900 rpm 720 & 900 rpm Less

Generator Set Configurations

Emissions/Fuel Strategy Low Fuel Consumption Low Fuel Consumption Less

Engine Specifications

Engine Model 3612 V-12,4-Stroke Water-Cooled Diesel 3612 V-12,4-Stroke Water-Cooled Diesel Less
Displacement 1127.0 in³ 18.5 l Less
Total Displacement 13524.0 in³ 222.0 l Less
Fuel System Direct unit injection Direct unit injection Less
Governor Type Generator Set Monitoring System (GMS) Generator Set Monitoring System (GMS) Less
Aspiration TA TA Less
Compression Ratio 13:01 13:01 Less
Bore 11.0 in 280.0 mm Less
Stroke 11.8 in 300.0 mm Less

Generator Set Dimensions

Length - Maximum 404.0 in 10261.7 mm Less
Width - Maximum 99.62 in 2530.3 mm Less
Height - Maximum 156.6 in 3977.7 mm Less
Dry Weight - Genset (maximum) 112690.0 lb 51230.0 kg Less

Application Center

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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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