3512C Generator Set

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Cat Generator Set Package

  • Cat generator set packages have been fully prototype tested
  • Accepts 100% block load in one step and meets other NFPA 110 loading requirements
  • Conform to ISO 8528-5 steady state and transient response requirements
  • Cat Diesel Engine

  • Reliable, rugged, durable design
  • Field-proven in thousands of applications worldwide
  • Four-stroke-cycle diesel engine combines consistent performance and excellent fuel economy with minimum weight
  • SR5 Alternator

  • Superior motor starting capability minimizes need for oversizing alternator
  • Designed to match performance and output characteristics of Cat diesel engines
  • Robust Class H insulation
  • EMCP 4 Control Panel

  • User-friendly interface and navigation
  • Scalable system to meet a wide range of installation requirement
  • Expansion modules and site-specific programming for specific customer requirements
  • Cooling System

  • Designed to operate in standard ambient temperatures up to 50°C (122°F)
  • Contact your Cat Dealer for specific ambient and altitude capabilities
  • Certifications

  • UL2200
  • CSA Certified
  • IBC seismic certification
  • OSHPD pre-approval
  • One Safe Source

  • Components used in the generator set are selected at the design stage to provide optimum package performance
  • The generator set is fully assembled at a Caterpillar facility following our quality guidelines
  • Each generator set package is tested before leaving the Caterpillar facility
  • Cat product support, including dealer service, parts and warranty covers the entire Cat power system
  • World Wide Product Support

  • Cat dealers have over 1,800 dealer branch stores operating in 200 countries
  • Your local Cat dealer provides extensive post-sale support, including maintenance and repair agreements
  • Generator Set Specifications
    Minimum Rating 1230 ekW
    Maximum Rating 1500 ekW
    Emissions/Fuel Strategy U.S. EPA Certified for Stationary Emergency Use Only (Tier 2 Nonroad Equivalent Emission Standards)
    Voltage 220 to 13800 Volts
    Frequency 60 Hz
    Speed 1800 rpm
    Duty Cycle Standby, Mission Critical, Prime, Continuous
    Engine Specifications
    Engine Model 3512C ATAAC, V-12, 4-Stroke Water-Cooled Diesel
    Bore 170 mm (6.69 in)
    Stroke 190 mm (7.48 in)
    Displacement 51.8 l (3161.03 inu00b3)
    Compression Ratio 14.7:1
    Aspiration TA
    Fuel System Electronic unit injection
    Governor Type Adem™3
    Generator Set Dimensions
    Length - Maximum 6319.4 mm (248.6 in)
    Width - Maximum 2281.2 mm (89.8 in)
    Height - Maximum 2794 mm (110 in)
    Dry Weight - Genset (maximum) 13970 kg (30790 lb)

    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

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