3512A Generator Set

3512A  Diesel Generator Sets

3512A Generator Set

The 3512 generator set has been developed for a wide range of applications, from emergency standby installations such as healthcare and datacenters to continuously powering remote installations. The packages can be optimized for performance that matters to you with either low emissions or low fuel consumption versions available. Backed by the worldwide network of Cat dealers ready to support your operation with technical support, service, parts, and warranty, Cat generator sets will provide the reliability and durability you expect.

Product Specs

Generator Set Specifications

Duty Cycle
Continuous, Prime, Standby, Mission Critical
Speed
1500 RPM
Frequency
50 Hz
Voltage
400 to 415 Volts
Maximum Rating
1400 kVA
Minimum Rating
1000 kVA

Engine Specifications

Exhaust Flange Size
203.2 mm (8.0 in)
Air Inlet
Single element canister style with service indicator
Stroke
7.48in
Displacement
3161.03in³
Bore
6.69in
Fuel System
Direct Unit Injection
Governor Type
Woodward
Aspiration
TA
Compression Ratio
13.5:1
Engine Model
3512 TA, V-12, 4-Stroke Water-Cooled Diesel

Generator Set Configurations

Emissions/Fuel Strategy
Low Fuel Consumption, Low Emissions

Equipment

  • Air Inlet System
    • Air cleaner; single element canister type with service indicator
  • Air Inlet
  • Control Panel
    • EMCP4.2 controls including: Emergency stop pushbutton
    • EMCP4.2 controller including:
    • 24-volt DC operation
    • EMCP4.2 controls including: Emergency stop pushbutton
    • EMCP4.2 controller including:
    • Environmental sealed front face
    • 24-volt DC operation
    • Text alarm / event descriptions
    • Environmental sealed front face
    • Generator mounted - rear facing
    • Controls:
    • Text alarm / event descriptions
    • Generator mounted - rear facing
    • Speed adjust
    • Auto / start / stop control
    • Controls:
    • Engine cool-down timer
    • Speed adjust
    • Auto / start / stop control
    • Engine cycle crank
    • Alarm acknowledge
    • Engine cool-down timer
    • Engine cycle crank
    • Lamp test
    • Alarm acknowledge
    • True RMS AC metering, 3-phase, +/-2% accuracy
    • Digital indication for:
    • Lamp test
    • RPM
    • True RMS AC metering, 3-phase, +/-2% accuracy
    • DC volts
    • Digital indication for:
    • Operating hours
    • RPM
    • DC volts
    • Oil pressure (psi, kPa or bar)
    • Coolant temperature
    • Operating hours
    • Oil pressure (psi, kPa or bar)
    • Volts (L-L & L-N)
    • Coolant temperature
    • Frequency (Hz)
    • Amps (per phase & average)
    • Volts (L-L & L-N)
    • Frequency (Hz)
    • Power Factor (per phase & average)
    • Amps (per phase & average)
    • kW (per phase, average & percent)
    • Power Factor (per phase & average)
    • kVA (per phase, average & percent)
    • kVAr (per phase, average & percent)
    • kW (per phase, average & percent)
    • kVA (per phase, average & percent)
    • kW-hr (total)
    • kVAr (per phase, average & percent)
    • kVAr-hr (total)
    • Warning/shutdown with common LED indication of shutdowns for:
    • kW-hr (total)
    • Low oil pressure
    • kVAr-hr (total)
    • High coolant temperature
    • Warning/shutdown with common LED indication of shutdowns for:
    • Low oil pressure
    • Overspeed
    • Emergency stop
    • High coolant temperature
    • Failure to start (overcrank)
    • Overspeed
    • Emergency stop
    • Low coolant temperature
    • Failure to start (overcrank)
    • Low coolant level
    • Low coolant temperature
    • Programmable protective relaying functions:
    • Generator phase sequence
    • Low coolant level
    • Over/Under voltage (27/59)
    • Programmable protective relaying functions:
    • Generator phase sequence
    • Over/Under Frequency (81 o/u)
    • Over/Under voltage (27/59)
    • Reverse Power (kW) (32)
    • Over/Under Frequency (81 o/u)
    • Reverse Reactive Power (kVAr) (32RV)
    • Overcurrent (50/51)
    • Reverse Power (kW) (32)
    • Communications
    • Reverse Reactive Power (kVAr) (32RV)
    • Customer data link (Modbus RTU)
    • Overcurrent (50/51)
    • Accessory module data link
    • Communications
    • Customer data link (Modbus RTU)
    • Serial annunciator module data link
    • 6 programmable digital inputs
    • Accessory module data link
    • 4 programmable relay outputs (Form A)
    • Serial annunciator module data link
    • 2 programmable relay outputs (Form C)
    • 6 programmable digital inputs
    • 2 programmable digital outputs
    • 4 programmable relay outputs (Form A)
    • 2 programmable relay outputs (Form C)
    • 2 programmable digital outputs
  • Cooling
    • JWAC.
    • 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, shipped loose radiators or heat exchangers)
  • Cooling System
    • JWAC.
    • 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, shipped loose radiators or heat exchangers)
  • Exhaust
    • Dry Exhaust Manifold
    • Flanged faced outlet(s)
    • 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
  • Fuel
    • 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 lead
    • Generator set packages include: Regulator (CDVR)
    • Caterpillar's Digital Voltage Regulator (CDVR) includes:
    • Reactive droop capability
    • 3 Phase voltage sensing
    • 3 phase brushless, salient pole
    • KVAR/PF modes
    • 6 lead
    • RFI suppression
    • Generator set packages include: Regulator (CDVR)
    • Min / max exciter limiter
    • Caterpillar's Digital Voltage Regulator (CDVR) includes:
    • Exciter diode monitor
    • LV:
    • Reactive droop capability
    • 3 Phase voltage sensing
    • Random wound
    • Internal Excitation
    • KVAR/PF modes
    • NEMA Class H insulation
    • RFI suppression
    • Class H temperature rise at 40C ambient (125C prime/150C standby)
    • Min / max exciter limiter
    • Exciter diode monitor
    • Winding temperature detectors
    • Busbar connections, top center mounted, top cable entry
    • LV:
    • 50 Hz models: IEC standard hole pattern
    • Random wound
    • Internal Excitation
    • Note: 1800 frames are form wound, permanent magnet, with winding temp detectors
    • NEMA Class H insulation
    • Class H temperature rise at 40C ambient (125C prime/150C standby)
    • Winding temperature detectors
    • Busbar connections, top center mounted, top cable entry
    • 50 Hz models: IEC standard hole pattern
    • Note: 1800 frames are form wound, permanent magnet, with winding temp detectors
  • Governing System
    • Woodward 2301A isochronous governor
    • Woodward 2301A isochronous governor
  • 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
    • 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
    • Rails - engine/generator/radiator mounting
    • Rubber anti-vibration mounts (shipped loose)
    • Rails - engine/generator/radiator mounting
    • Rubber anti-vibration mounts (shipped loose)
  • Starting / Charging System
    • 24-volt electric starting motor
    • Battery and battery rack w/cables
    • Battery disconnect switch
    • 24-volt electric starting motor
    • Battery and battery rack w/cables
    • Battery disconnect switch
  • General
    • Paint - Caterpillar Yellow with high gloss black rails & radiator
    • RH Service
    • Flywheel and Flywheel housing-SAE No. 00
    • SAE Standard Rotation
    • Paint - Caterpillar Yellow with high gloss black rails & radiator
    • RH Service
    • Flywheel and Flywheel housing-SAE No. 00
    • SAE Standard Rotation

Optional Equipment

  • Air Inlet System
    • Dual Element air cleaners
    • Remote air inlet adaptors
    • Air Inlet protection
  • Circuit Breakers
    • Optional busbar power connections
    • Breaker harnesses
    • Center posts busbars
    • Cable entry options
    • Controls packaging - Enclosures
    • EMAX circuit breakers
    • 2000, 2500, 3200 and 4000 Amp, 3 pole, IEC rated circuit breakers
    • 2000, 2500, 3200 and 4000 Amp, 4 pole, IEC rated circuit breakers
    • Busbar connections
    • EMAX breakers connections
  • Control Panels
    • EMCP 4.3
    • EMCP 4.4
    • Customer connection mounting locations
    • Annunciator Modules
    • Governors
    • Mounting Group - External Box Clips
    • Auxiliary Boxes
    • Customer Interface Options
    • Generator Temperature Monitoring
    • Remote speed adjust
    • Vandle proof panel door
    • Local PC monitoring
    • Ground (Automatically selected)
  • Cooling System
    • Optional radiator arrangements
    • Water level switch gauges
    • Heat exchangers
  • European Certifications
    • European Union Certification
    • EU declaration of conformity
    • Eurasian conformity (EAC) mark
    • European directive genset, DoI (Declaration of Incorporation)
  • Exhaust System
    • Mufflers
    • Muffler mounting kits
    • Flexible fittings
    • Through-wall installation kit
  • Fuel System
    • Primary fuel filter
  • Generators And Attachments
    • 1500 RPM, 380/400/415volts @ 50 Hz, 3 phase, random wound, internal excitation, No. of leads = 6, pitch= 0.6667
    • 1500 RPM, 380/400/415volts @ 50 Hz, 3 phase, random wound, permanent magnet, No. of leads = 6, pitch= 0.6667
    • 1500 RPM, 380/400/415volts @ 50 Hz, 3 phase, form wound, permanent magnet, No. of leads = 6, pitch= 0.6667
    • Generator conversion
    • Space heater
  • Instrumentation
    • Pyrometer and thermocouples
  • Lube System
    • Oil level Reg-1 shallow pan
    • Electric prelube pumps
    • Manual prelube sump pumps
  • Mounting System
    • Spring-type vibration isolator
    • IBC vibration isolators
  • Protection System
    • Explosion relief valve
  • Special Tests / Reports
    • Neutral grounding connection
    • Neutral ground-LV
    • PGS test report @ 1.0 power factor
    • PGS test report @ 0.80 power factor
    • IBC seismic certifications
  • Starting / Charging Systems
    • 10 Amp battery chargers
    • 20 Amp battery charger
    • Oversize battery set
    • 24 Volt dual electric starting motor
    • Ether starting aid
    • Jacket water heaters
  • General
    • Engine barring group

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