3512C Generator Set

3512C Generator Set

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Engine Specifications

Bore
6.69in
Displacement
3161.03in3
Stroke
7.48in
Aspiration
TA
Fuel System
Electronic unit injection
Engine Model
3512C ATAAC, V-12, 4-Stroke Water-Cooled Diesel
Compression Ratio
14.7:1
Governor Type
Adem™3
Aspiration
TA
Fuel System
Electronic unit injection
Bore
6.69in
Displacement
3161.03in³
Stroke
7.48in

Generator Set Specifications

Minimum Rating
1230 ekW
Maximum Rating
1500 ekW
Voltage
220 to 13800 Volts
Frequency
60 Hz
Speed
1800 rpm

Generator Set Configurations

Emissions/Fuel Strategy
U.S. EPA Certified for Stationary Emergency Use Only (Tier 2 Nonroad Equivalent Emission Standards)

Generator Set Dimensions

Height - Maximum
110in
Length - Maximum
262.9in
Width - Maximum
89.8in

Standard Equipment

  • Air Inlet System
    • Air cleaner; single element canister type with service indicator
  • Control System
    • EMCP 4.2B
    • Emergency stop pushbutton
    • 24 Volt DC operation
    • Environmental sealed front face
    • Text alarm / event descriptions
    • Generator mounted - rear facing
    • Generator set packages include Caterpillar' s Voltage Regulator (IVR). IVR includes reactive droop capability, 3-phase voltage sensing, KVAR / PF modes, RFI suppression, min/max exciter. Limiter and exciter diode monitor
    • Controls:
    • Speed adjust
    • Auto / start / stop control
    • Engine cool-down timer
    • Engine cycle crank
    • Alarm acknowledge
    • Lamp test
    • Load histogram feature
    • PLC functionality
    • Customizable screens
    • True RMS AC metering, 3-phase, +/-2% accuracy
    • Digital indication for:
    • RPM
    • DC volts
    • Oil pressure (psi, kPa or bar)
    • Coolant temperature
    • Volts (L-L & L-N)
    • Frequency (Hz)
    • Amps (per phase & average)
    • Power Factor (per phase & average)
    • kW (per phase, average & percent)
    • kVA (per phase, average & percent)
    • kVAr (per phase, average & percent)
    • kW-hr (total)
    • kVAr-hr (total)
    • Warning / shutdown with common LED indication of shutdowns for:
    • Low oil pressure
    • High coolant temperature
    • Overspeed
    • Emergency stop
    • Failure to start (overcrank)
    • Low coolant temperature
    • Low coolant level
    • Programmable protective relaying functions:
    • Generator phase sequence
    • Over / under voltage (27 / 59)
    • Over / under frequency (81 o/u)
    • Reverse Power (kW) (32)
    • Reverse Reactive Power (kVAr) (32RV)
    • Overcurrent (50 / 51)
    • Communications
    • Cat Connect
    • Customer data link (Modbus RTU)
    • Accessory module data link
    • Number of I/O varies on options selected
    • 4 programmable relay outputs (Form A)
    • 1 programmable relay outputs (Form C)
    • 1 programmable digital outputs
  • Cooling System
    • SCAC
    • Radiator fan and fan drive
    • Fan and belt guards
    • Coolant drain line with valve
    • Coolant level sensors (Not included with packages without radiator)
    • Caterpillar extended life coolant (Not included with packages without radiator, installed SF44CTS
       
  • Exhaust System
    • Dry exhaust manifold
    • Flanged faced outlet(s)
  • Fuel System
    • Secondary fuel filters
    • Fuel cooler; not included with packages without radiator
    • Flexible fuel lines - shipped loose
    • Fuel priming pump
  • Generators And Attachments
    • 3 phase brushless, salient pole
    • 6 Leads
       
    • Low voltage:
    • Random wound
    • Internal excitation
    • NEMA Class H insulation, Class H temperature rise at 40C ambient (125C prime / 150C standby)
    • Busbar connections, top center mounted, top cable entry
    • NEMA standard hole pattern
    • Medium voltage:
    • Form wound
    • Permanent magnet
    • Winding temperature detectors
    • NEMA Class H insulation, Class H temperature rise at 40C ambient (125C prime/150C standby)
    • Bus bar connections, right side extension box, bottom cable entry
    • NEMA standard hole pattern
    • High voltage
    • Class H insulation, Class F temperature rise at 40C ambient (105C prime/130C standby)
    • NEMA standard hole pattern
  • Governing System
    • ADEM III
  • Literature
    • English
  • Lube System
    • Lubricating oil
    • Gear type lube oil pump
    • Integral lube oil cooler
    • Oil filter, filler and dipstick
    • Oil drain lines and valve
    • Fumes disposal
  • Mounting System
    • Rubber anti-vibration mounts (shipped loose)
  • Starting / Charging System
    • 24 Volt electric starting motor
    • 45 Amp charging alternator
    • Battery and battery rack w/cables
    • Battery disconnect switch
  • General
    • Paint: Caterpillar yellow with high gloss black rails & radiator
    • Right hand servicing
    • Flywheel and Flywheel housing-SAE No. 00
    • SAE Standard Rotation

Optional Equipment

  • Control Panels
    • EMCP 4.3, EMCP 4.4
  • Air Inlet System
    • Single element filter
    • Heavy duty air cleaner
  • Cooling System
    • Standard installed radiators
    • Standard installed ATAAC radiators
    • Optional installed radiators
    • Optional installed ATAAC radiators
    • Water level switch gauges
    • Coolant
  • Exhaust System
    • Elbows
    • Flange and exhaust expanders
    • Flanges
    • Flexible fittings
    • Y Adapters
    • Mufflers
  • Fuel System
    • Primary fuel filter
  • General
    • US aid emblem
  • Generators And Attachments
    • Low Voltage: 380,440 / 480 Volts, 3 Phase, 1800 rpm
    • RW, IE, 6 leads, Pitch 0.6667
    • 1400, 1600, 2700 Frames
    • Space heater
    • Generator conversion from IE to PM
    • Differential current transformers (DCT) 15 kV class
    • Differential current transformers (DCT) 8.7 kV class
    • Generator air cleaner
  • Instrumentation
    • Pyrometer and thermocouples
    • Wiring GP W/O cyl sensors
  • Lube System
    • Lubrication oil in standard sump
    • Oil drains
    • Oil level regulator
    • Prelube pumps
  • Crankcase Protection
    • No explosion relief valves
    • No crankcase explosion relief valve
    • Explosion relief valve
    • Crankcase ventilation system
  • Mounting System
    • Puck style low efficiency isolators
    • Spring type vibration isolators
    • IBC vibration isolators
  • Power Connections
    • Grounding groups
    • Neutral ground connections
    • Center post buss bar
    • Right side power connections
    • Cable entry - Right side
    • Left side power connections
    • Rear power connections
    • Six lead, six terminal option
    • 1600 ,2000, 2500, 3000, 4000 Amp, 3 Pole, UL-100% rated circuit breakers
    • 2000, 2500,3200 Amp, 3 Pole, IEC Rated Circuit Breakers
    • 2000, 2500 Amp, 4 Pole, IEC Rated Circuit Breakers
  • Special Tests / Reports
    • CSA certification
    • IBC seismic certification
    • PGS test report @ 1.0 power factor
    • PGS test report @ 0.8 power factor
    • Standard engine test charge
    • Generator test report
    • Fuel consumption test
    • Generator fuel consumption test
    • Torsional vibration analysis
  • Starting / Charging System
    • Engine barring device
    • Batteries, racks and cables:
    • 24 Volt battery set - Dry
    • 10 Amp battery charger
    • 35 Amp battery charger
    • Electric starting motors
    • Air starting motor
    • Starter covers
    • Air pressure regulator
    • Jacket water heaters