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Generator Set Specifications

  • Minimum Rating 3550 kVA 3550 kVA
  • Maximum Rating 5375 kVA 5375 kVA
  • Frequency 50 Hz 50 Hz
  • Speed 750 & 1000 RPM 750 & 1000 RPM

Generator Set Configurations

  • Emissions/Fuel Strategy Low Fuel Consumption Low Fuel Consumption

Engine Specifications

  • Engine Model 3612 V-12,4-Stroke Water-Cooled Diesel 3612 V-12,4-Stroke Water-Cooled Diesel
  • Compression Ratio 13:1 13:1
  • Aspiration TA TA
  • Governor Type Generator Set Monitoring System (GMS) Generator Set Monitoring System (GMS)
  • Fuel System Direct unit injection Direct unit injection
  • Bore 11.0 in 280.0 mm
  • Displacement 1127.0 in³ 18.5 l
  • Stroke 11.8 in 300.0 mm
  • Total Displacement 13524.0 in³ 222.0 l

Cat Generator Set Monitoring System (GSM)

  • Simple user friendly and navigation
  • Provides protection, monitoring and control of the diesel generator set
  • 3612 (50 Hz) Standard Equipment

    Air Inlet System

    • Aftercooler, fresh water, corrosion resistant coated (air side)
    • Air inlet shutoff
    • Air Cleaner
    • Breather, crankcase, top-mounted
    • Turbocharger, watercooled, engine oil lubricated

    Cooling System

    • Engine coolant water drains
    • Front Mounted Turbos
    • Three-bundle oil cooler
    • Water Temperature Regulator
    • Jacket Water Thermostats

    Exhaust System

    • 457 mm (18 in) Cat bolt pattern
    • Dry, Gas Tight, Exhaust Manifold
    • Includes Adapter, Flexible Exhaust Fitting

    Fuel System

    • Simplex or Duplex

    Generator System

    • Custom Generator per Generator Data Sheet completed by Dealer

    Governor System

    • UG Actuator

    Lube System

    • Centrifugal Oil Filters with Single Shutoff
    • Service Side Engine mounted on Cylinder Block Inspection Covers
    • Wet Oil Sump. Includes engine-driven main Lubrication & Oil pumps, Oil Lines and Oil Pan
    • Oil Filler and Dipstick
    • Oil Pressure Regulating Valve
    • Crankcase Explosion Relief Valves

    Mounting System

    • Damper, Torsional Vibration
    • Engine and Generator Mounting

    Starting / Charging System

    • Vane Type Air Starter
    • Two Motors, engine mounted at rear, on left side
    • Air Silencer
    • Line Group for Single Point Custom Connection


    • Paint, Caterpillar Yellow
    • Gear driven Pumps: Fuel, Oil, Jacket Water, Aftercooler / Oil Cooler Water

    3612 (50 Hz) Optional Equipment

    Air Inlet System

    • Soot Filter
    • Air cleaner Louver Assembly
    • Vertical Support Bracket
    • Heavy Duty Air Cleaner
    • Air Inlet Adapter
    • Boost Control Valve

    Cooling System

    • Heat Exchanger for Single Circuit
    • Heating Aids
    • Cooling System Aids
    • Auxiliary Water Pump
    • Expansion Tank

    Exhaust System

    • Flexible Exhaust Fittings
    • Weld Flange and Related Hardware

    Fuel System

    • Fuel Priming Pump
    • Duplex Primary Fuel Strainer
    • Fuel System Connections

    Generator System

    • 3 Phase, Six Leads, WYE
    • Class F Insulation
    • Bus Bar Connections
    • Winding Temperature Detectors
    • Anti-condensation Space Heaters

    Governor System

    • Electronic / Actuators
    • Digital Programmers
    • Battery Backup / Power Supply
    • 230 UA
    • 723 Plus
    • EGB Actuator

    Lube System

    • Oil Pan Drain Valve
    • Lube ANSI Adapter (Emergency connection)

    Mounting System

    • Isolator
    • Spring Type Vibration Isolator
    • Vertically Restrained
    • Non-vertically Restrained

    Starting / Charging System

    • Pressure Reducing Valve
    • Compressed Air Flex Hose
    • Turbine Type Air Starters
    • Redundant Air Starters


    • Custom Paint Colors

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