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For your largest power needs in any environment, Cat® 3512C Industrial Diesel Engines offer the unsurpassed performance and durability your customers need to keep their industrial applications and operations running. They deliver high power output, proven reliability and excellent fuel efficiency. These engines maintain low operating costs to keep your customers profitable for years to come. Industries and applications powered by 3512C engines include Bore/Drill Rigs, Chippers/Grinders, Construction, Cranes, Dredgers, Forestry, General Industrial, Material Handling, Mining, Mobile Earthmoving Equipment, Pumps, Shovels/Draglines, Surface Hauling Equipment and Trenchers. The 3512C engine, with a rating of 1120 bkW (1500 bhp) @ 1800 rpm, is U.S. EPA Tier 2 equivalent. It is available using U.S. EPA Flexibility, and for other regulated and non-regulated areas.

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Power Rating
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Maximum Power 1500.0 HP 1120.0 kW
Maximum Torque 5259.0 lb-ft @ 1500 rpm 7130.0 Nm @ 1500 rpm
Rated Speed 1800 rpm 1800 rpm
Minimum Power 1500.0 HP 1120.0 kW

Reliable, Quiet and Durable Power

World-class manufacturing capability and processes coupled with proven core engine designs assure reliability, quiet operation, and many hours of productive life.

Fuel Efficiency

Fuel consumption optimized to match operating cycles of a wide range of equipment and applications while maintaining low operating costs.

Quality

Every Cat engine is manufactured to stringent quality standards in order to assure customer satisfaction.

World-class Product Support Offered Through Global Cat Dealer Network

  • Scheduled maintenance, including SOSSM sample
  • Customer Support Agreements (CSA)
  • Caterpillar Extended Service Coverage (ESC)
  • Superior dealer service network
  • Extended dealer service network through the Cat Industrial Service Distributor (ISD) program

World-class Product Support Offered Through Global Cat Dealer Network

  • Scheduled maintenance, including SOSSM sample
  • Customer Support Agreements (CSA)
  • Caterpillar Extended Service Coverage (ESC)
  • Superior dealer service network
  • Extended dealer service network through the Cat Industrial Service Distributor (ISD) program

3512C Standard Equipment

Air Inlet System
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  • Air to Air Aftercooled (ATAAC)
  • Two turbochargers, rear mounted