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Overview

Oil and gas drilling is a complex task that requires specialized power generation equipment. Cat 3500 power modules are specifically designed for drilling operations of electric AC rigs. They combine decades of field experience of the 3500 platform with the latest electronics to ensure highest performance, low emissions, and simplified operator interface. Cat power modules are backed by the worldwide network of Cat dealers ready to support your operation with technical support, service, parts, and warranty. 3512C land drilling power module ratings: 1045 ekW (1492 kVA) @ 60 Hz (1200 rpm). Meets U.S. EPA Tier 2 equivalent emission standards. Available using U.S. EPA Flexibility and for other regulated and non-regulated areas.

Engine Specifications

  • Minimum Rating 1045.0 ekW 1045.0 ekW
  • Maximum Rating 1045.0 ekW 1045.0 ekW
  • Emissions U.S. EPA Nonroad Tier 2 U.S. EPA Nonroad Tier 2
  • Aspiration Turbocharged-Aftercooled Turbocharged-Aftercooled
  • Bore 6.69 in 170.0 mm
  • Displacement 3158.0 in³ 52.0 l
  • Engine Control and Protection ADEM A3 ADEM A3
  • Fuel System EUI EUI
  • Generator SR4B SR4B
  • Generator Set Control EMCP 4.3 EMCP 4.3
  • Oil Change Interval 500.0 h 500.0 h
  • Stroke 7.48 in 190.0 mm
  • Voltage 600 600
  • Weight 31864.0 lb 14453.0 kg

Dimensions

  • Height 104.7 in 2659.0 mm
  • Length 238.2 in 6051.0 mm
  • Width 91.2 in 2318.0 mm

Capacity for Liquids

  • Cooling System - Engine 41.0 gal (US) 157.0 l
  • Lube Oil System - Refill 84.0 gal (US) 318.0 l

Testing

- Every Cat generator set is full-load tested to ensure proper engine performance. - Standard configurations are assembled, tested, and validated as a package to ensure performance, reliability and durability.

Custom Packaging

For any petroleum application, trust Caterpillar to meet your project needs with custom factory generator sets and mechanical packages. Cat engines, generators, controls, radiators, and transmissions can be custom designed and matched in collaboration with our local dealers to create unique solutions. Custom packages are globally supported and are covered by a one year warranty after startup.

Custom Packaging

For any petroleum application, trust Caterpillar to meet your project needs with custom factory generator sets and mechanical packages. Cat engines, generators, controls, radiators, and transmissions can be custom designed and matched in collaboration with our local dealers to create unique solutions. Custom packages are globally supported and are covered by a one year warranty after startup.

Product Support Offered Through the Global Cat Dealer Network

- More than 2,200 dealer outlets - Cat factory-trained dealer technicians service every aspect of your Cat petroleum product - Worldwide parts availability, service, and warranty - Preventive maintenance agreements available for repairbefore- failure opti

Product Support Offered Through the Global Cat Dealer Network

- More than 2,200 dealer outlets - Cat factory-trained dealer technicians service every aspect of your Cat petroleum product - Worldwide parts availability, service, and warranty - Preventive maintenance agreements available for repairbefore- failure options - SOSSM program matches your oil and coolant samples against Caterpillar set standards to determine: Internal engine component condition Presence of unwanted fluids Presence of combustion by-products Site-specific oil change interval

Over 80 Years of Engine Manufacturing Experience

Ownership of these manufacturing processes enables Caterpillar to produce high quality, dependable products.

Over 80 Years of Engine Manufacturing Experience

Ownership of these manufacturing processes enables Caterpillar to produce high quality, dependable products.

3512C Standard Equipment

Air Inlet System

  • Corrosion-resistant aftercooler core
  • Air Inlet shutoff
  • Regular duty air cleaner

Control System

  • ADEM A3 ECU, left-hand mounted
  • Direct rack control 0-200 mADC, space heater and jacket water heater connection and controls

Cooling System

  • Caterpillar supplied radiator, 46/CVS-stacked 0.627 ratio, includes blower fan, fan drive, pulley, belt guard, coolant level sensor, regulator, and fuel cooler
  • Separate-circuit aftercooled
  • Outlet controlled jacket water thermostat
  • Jacket water pump - gear driven
  • Dual outlet
  • Aftercooler water pump - gear driven
  • Aftercooler water thermostat

Exhaust System

  • Dry exhaust manifold
  • Dual turbochargers, water cooled bearings

Flywheel and Housing

  • SAE No. 00 flywheel
  • SAE No. 00 flywheel housing
  • SAE standard rotation

Fuel System

  • Fuel filter simplex (LH) with priming pump (LH)
  • Fuel transfer pump
  • Fuel return line with flexible connection
  • Electronic unit injectors

Generator Attachments

  • Barrel-mounted petroleum terminal box with air filter and pressure differential switch

Instrumentation

  • Emergency stop button
  • Analog gauges:
  • Service port connector
  • Customer connection terminal blocks

EMCP 4.3 Control Panel

  • 140 mm (5.5 in) Graphical Display
  • Communication
  • Controls
  • Generator Set Protection
  • Outputs
  • Inputs
  • Other Features

Lubrication System

  • Crankcase breather
  • Oil cooler
  • Shallow oil pan
  • Oil drain extension, 2 in NPT female connection
  • Simplex oil filter

Mounting System

  • 4.19 m (165 in) length, 412 mm (16.2 in) height tubes, 1.18 m (50.5 in) wide

Protection System

  • Engine alarms, derate, and shutdown in abnormal operation

Starting System

  • TDI air starting motor, RH - 1034 kPa (150 psi)

General

  • Paint - Cat yellow

3512C Optional Equipment

Air Inlet System

  • Heavy duty air cleaner
  • Remote air inlet adapter - rectangular
  • Remote air inlet adapter - round

Control System

  • Engine control options:
  • Load sharing governor, 2301A

Cooling System

  • Radiator options:
  • Coolant level sensor
  • Coolant conditioner
  • Cooling system connection options (for use with customer-supplied radiator):
  • Fan drive and belt guard (for use with remote and customersupplied radiators)
  • Fan pulley options (for use with customer-supplied radiator):

Exhaust System

  • Exhaust expander 297 mm to 340 mm (11.7 in to 13.4 in)
  • Flexible fitting, 356 mm (14 in)
  • Elbow, 305 mm (12 in)
  • Muffler, 356 mm (14 in), spark arresting, includes companion flanges, clean-out box, and spark box
  • Muffler, 305 mm (12 in), spark arresting, includes companion flanges, clean-out box, and spark box

Fuel System

  • Custom fuel filter
  • Primary fuel filter
  • Primary fuel filter with water separator

Generator Attachments

  • Barrel-mounted petroleum terminal box
  • Current transformers (3)
  • Cable access box

Instrumentation

  • Communications module PL1000T
  • Communications module PL1000E
  • Thermocouples installed, one per cylinder

Lubrication System

  • Custom oil filter
  • RH installed centrifugal oil filter
  • SAE15W40, Caterpillar DEO, 500 hour
  • Crankcase fumes disposal
  • Oil level regulator

Mounting System

  • Custom inner base
  • Custom outer base
  • Package isolator supports (3), for mounting inner base to customer-supplied base

Power Take-off

  • Alternator, 24V, 68A

Protection System

  • Explosion relief valves (3)
  • Metal particle detector switch
  • Metal particle detector with annunciator

Starting System

  • Custom starting motor
  • Air pressure regulator

General

  • LH installed engine barring group
  • Jacket water heater, UL recognized, 120-240V, single phase, 6 kW, LH and RH mounted
  • Jacket water heater, UL recognized, 120-480V, single phase, 12 kW, LH and RH mounted
  • Jacket water heater lines

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