Electric Power

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

3512B Diesel Generator Set

Producing reliable power from 1230 ekW to 1500 ekW at 60 Hz, our 3512B diesel generator sets are made to meet your mission critical, continuous, standby and prime applications — and match your power standards. Each meet ISO 8528-5 transient response requirements and accept 100 percent rated load in one step. Our 3512B generator sets are designed for either low fuel consumption or low emissions. Our integrated control system, including ATS and switchgear keeps power supply consistent and keeps you connected to your fleet with on-site and remote monitoring options. Get management and diagnostics tools in one, with our EMCP 4 control panel options, all designed with a user-friendly interface. You have specific power needs and we have a broad range of accessories and bolt-on system expansion attachments to select from. Flexible packaging options work with your spatial restrictions and climate.

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 Low Fuel Consumption, Low Emissions

Engine Specifications

  • Engine Model 3512B TA, V-12, 4-Stroke Water-Cooled Diesel
  • Bore 6.69 (170 )
  • Displacement (Std) 3161.03 (51.8 )
  • Displacement (HD) 3573.55 (58.56 )
  • Stroke (Std) 7.48 (190 )
  • Stroke (HD) 8.46 (215 )
  • Compression Ratio 14.0:1 Std 15.5:1 HD
  • Aspiration TA
  • Governor Type Adem™3
  • Fuel System Electronic Unit Injection

Generator Set Dimensions

Standard Equipment

Air Inlet

  • Air Cleaner

Cooling

  • Package mounted radiator (except C175)

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