3512B Diesel Generator Set

3512B Diesel Generator Set

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Bore
6.69 in
Displacement (HD)
3573.55 in3
Stroke (HD)
8.46 in
Aspiration
TA

Engine Specifications

Bore
6.69in
Displacement (HD)
3573.55in3
Stroke (HD)
8.46in
Aspiration
TA
Fuel System
Electronic Unit Injection
Aspiration
TA
Fuel System
Electronic Unit Injection
Bore
6.69in
Displacement - HD
3573.55in³
Stroke - HD
8.46in
Engine Model
3512B TA, V-12, 4-Stroke Water-Cooled Diesel
Displacement - Std
3161.03in³
Stroke - Standard
7.48in
Compression Ratio
14.0:1 Std 15.5:1 HD
Governor Type
Adem™3

Generator Set Specifications

Height - Maximum
93.2in
Length - Maximum
221.9in
Width - Maximum
90in
Minimum Rating
1230 ekW
Maximum Rating
1500 ekW
Voltage
220 to 13800 Volts
Frequency
60 Hz
Speed
1800 RPM

Generator Set Configurations

Emissions/Fuel Strategy
Low Fuel Consumption, Low Emissions

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)
    • Bus bar 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 radicators
    • 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
    • 6 Leads, 6 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