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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

Design Criteria

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

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.

    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 Cat® SOSSM program cost effectively detects internal engine component condition, even the presence of unwanted fluids and combustion by-products.

    UL 2200 / CSA - Optional

  • UL 2200 listed packages
  • CSA Certified
  • Certain restrictions may apply.
  • Consult with your Cat® Dealer.
  • 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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    Why Choose Cat® Electric Power?

    Caterpillar offers a comprehensive variety of electric power systems, customised to fit your needs. Our specialised systems deliver high power and performance in industries across the globe. With Caterpillar, you get outstanding manufacturing quality, expert support, and the essential tools and applications to complete any project.

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    Application Center

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