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Overview

Producing reliable power from 1320 kVA to 1750 kVA at 50 Hz, our 3512B diesel generator sets are made to meet your mission critical, continuous, standby and prime applications — an d match your power standards. Each meet ISO 8528-5 transient response requirements and accept 100 percent rated load in one step. Our 3512B generator sets are designed for either low fuel consumption or low emissions. Our integrated control system, including ATS and switchgear keeps power supply consistent and keeps you connected to your fleet with on-site and remote monitoring options. Get management and diagnostics tools in one, with our EMCP 4 control panel options, all designed with a user-friendly interface. You have specific power needs and we have a broad range of accessories and bolt-on system expansion attachments to select from. Flexible packaging options work with your spatial restrictions and climate.

Generator Set Specifications

Units:
Minimum Rating 1320 kVA 1320 kVA Less
Maximum Rating 1750 kVA 1750 kVA Less
Voltage 400 to 415 Volts 400 to 415 Volts Less
Frequency 50 Hz 50 Hz Less
Speed 1500 RPM 1500 RPM Less
Duty Cycle Continuous, Prime, Standby, Mission Critical Continuous, Prime, Standby, Mission Critical Less

Generator Set Configurations

Emissions/Fuel Strategy Low Fuel Consumption, Low Emissions Low Fuel Consumption, Low Emissions Less

Engine Specifications

Engine Model 3512B TA, V-12, 4-Stroke Water-Cooled Diesel 3512B TA, V-12, 4-Stroke Water-Cooled Diesel Less
Compression Ratio 14.0:1 Std 15.5:1 HD 14.0:1 Std 15.5:1 HD Less
Aspiration TA TA Less
Governor Type ADEM™A3 ADEM™A3 Less
Fuel System Electronic Unit Injection Electronic Unit Injection Less
Bore 6.69 in 170.0 mm Less
Displacement (Std) 3161.03 in3 51.8 L Less
Displacement (HD) 3573.55 in3 58.56 L Less
Stroke (Std) 7.48 in 190.0 mm Less
Stroke (HD) 8.46 in 215.0 mm Less
Air Inlet Single element canister style with service indicator Single element canister style with service indicator Less

Engine Specificatons

Exhaust Flange Size 203.2 mm (8.0 in) 203.2 mm (8.0 in) Less

Cat Generator Set Package

Cat generator set packages have been fully prototype tested, and certified torsional vibration analysis reports are available. The packages are designed to accept 100% load in one step, meet the NFPA 110 requirement for loading, and conform to the ISO 8528-5 steady state and transient response requirements

Cat™ Diesel Engine

The four cycle Cat diesel engine combines consistent performance with excellent fuel economy and transient response that meets or exceeds ISO 8528-5. The engines have been designed and built for a wide range of applications and can be optimized for low fuel consumption or low emissions. The engines feature a reliable, rugged, and durable design that has been field proven in thousands of applications worldwide from emergency standby installations to continuously operating power plants.

Cooling System

The cooling system has been designed to operate in standard ambient temperatures up to 50°C (122°F), with optional high ambient radiators available. The factory installed cooling system has been designed and tested to ensure proper generator set cooling, and includes the radiator, fan, belts, and all guarding installed as standard. Contact your Cat Dealer for specific ambient and altitude capabilities.

Generators

The generators used on Cat packages have been designed and tested to work with the Cat engine. The generators are built with robust Class H insulation and provide industry leading motor starting capability. Random wound generators provide good generator performance in a majority of applications and form wound is available for harsh mechanical and electrical environments.

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.

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 Caterpillar S•O•S℠ program cost effectively detects internal engine component condition, even the presence of unwanted fluids and combustion by-products.

3512B (50 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

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