Electric Power

  • Specs Summary
  • Minimum Rating
    1230 ekW
  • Maximum Rating
    1500 ekW
  • Prime
  • Standby

3512C Generator Set

Producing reliable power from 1230 ekW to 1500 ekW at 60 Hz, our 3512C diesel generator sets are made to meet your continuous, standby and prime applications. Each are designed to meet ISO 8528-5 transient response requirements and accept 100 percent rated load in one step. Our 3512C generator sets operate to the EPA Stationary Emergency (Tier 2) emissions levels. Seismic certification is also available for select models, maintaining your power after unexpected disturbances. Our integrated control system, including ATS and switchgear ensures a consistent power supply and connection to your fleet through on-site and remote monitoring options. Our EMCP 4 control panel options feature a user-friendly interface and offer management and diagnostic tools. The EMCP 4.4 controller provides multi generator set paralleling capability, giving you the ability to add generator sets to match your growing power requirements. Discover a broad range of accessories and bolt-on system expansion attachments. Find flexible packaging options to work with your spatial restrictions and environment conditions. Even select from UL 2200 and CSA certified package options for added safety.

Generator Set Specifications

  • 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 U.S. EPA Certified for Stationary Emergency Use Only (Tier 2 Nonroad Equivalent Emission Standards)

Engine Specifications

  • Engine Model 3512C ATAAC, V-12, 4-Stroke Water-Cooled Diesel
  • Bore 6.69 (170 )
  • Displacement 3161.03 (51.8 )
  • Stroke 7.48 (190 )
  • Compression Ratio 14.7:1
  • Aspiration TA
  • Governor Type Adem™3
  • Fuel System Electronic unit injection

Generator Set Dimensions

Standard Equipment

Air Inlet

  • Air Cleaner

Cooling

  • Package mounted radiator

Exhaust

  • Exhaust flange outlet

Fuel

  • Primary fuel filter with integral water separator
  • Secondary fuel filter
  • Fuel priming pump

Generator

  • Matched to the performance and output characteristics of Cat engines
  • IP23 Protection

Power Termination

  • Bus Bar

Control Panel

  • EMCP 4 Genset Controller

General

  • Paint - Caterpillar Yellow except rails and radiators gloss black

Optional Equipment

Exhaust

  • Exhaust mufflers <!--(except Tier 4)-->

Generator

  • Anti-condensation heater
  • Internal excitation (IE)
  • Permanent magnet excitation (PMG)
  • Oversize and premium generators

Power Termination

  • Circuit breakers, UL listed
  • Circuit breakers, IEC compliant

Control Panels

  • EMCP 4.2
  • EMCP 4.3
  • EMCP 4.4
  • Generator temperature monitoring & protection
  • Load share module
  • Digital I/O module
  • Remote monitoring software

Mounting

  • Rubber anti-vibration mounts
  • Spring-type vibration isolator
  • IBC isolators

Starting/Charging

  • Battery chargers
  • Oversize batteries
  • Jacket water heater
  • Heavy-duty starting system
  • Charging alternator
  • Air starting motor with control and silencer

General

  • The following options are based on regional and product configuration:
  • Seismic Certification per applicable building codes: IBC 2000, IBC 2003, IBC 2006, IBC 2009, CBC 2007
  • UL 2200 package
  • EU Certificate of Conformance (CE)
  • CSA Certification
  • EEC Declaration of Conformity
  • Enclosures: sound attenuated, weather protective
  • Automatic transfer switches (ATS)
  • Integral & sub-base fuel tanks
  • Integral & sub-base UL listed dual wall fuel tanks