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Overview

The 3512C diesel generator sets have been developed to meet your continuous, standby and prime applications. Producing reliable power from 1230 to 1500 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. Our 3512C generator sets operate to the EPA Stationary Emergency (Tier 2) emissions levels. Seismic certification is also available for selected models, maintaining your power after an unexpected disturbance. 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. It's not just quality that matters but customization, choose from a broad range of accessories and bolt-on system expansion attachments. Discover our upgradeable packaging options to work with your spatial restrictions and environmental conditions. Our 3512C 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 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
Displacement 3161.03 in³ 51.8 l Less
Fuel System Electronic unit injection Electronic unit injection Less
Aspiration TA TA Less
Governor Type Adem™3 Adem™3 Less
Compression Ratio 14.7:1 14.7:1 Less
Bore 6.69 in 170.0 mm Less
Stroke 7.48 in 190.0 mm Less

Generator Set Dimensions

Length - Maximum 262.9 in 6676.8 mm Less
Width - Maximum 89.8 in 2281.2 mm Less
Height - Maximum 110.0 in 2794.0 mm Less

Application Center

Explore valuable resources for generator sizing, specification, and training materials. SpecSizer evaluates load types, collects data, and organizes 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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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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