Electric Power

  • Specs Summary
  • Minimum Rating
    3550 kVA
  • Maximum Rating
    5375 kVA
  • Prime
  • Standby

3612 Generator Set (Medium Speed)

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Generator Set Specifications

  • Minimum Rating 3550 kVA
  • Maximum Rating 5375 kVA
  • Frequency 50 Hz
  • Speed 750 & 1000 RPM

Generator Set Configurations

  • Emissions/Fuel Strategy Low Fuel Consumption

Engine Specifications

  • Engine Model 3612 V-12,4-Stroke Water-Cooled Diesel
  • Bore 11 (280 )
  • Displacement 1127 (18.5 )
  • Total Displacement 13524 (222 )
  • Stroke 11.8 (300 )
  • Compression Ratio 13:1
  • Aspiration TA
  • Governor Type Generator Set Monitoring System (GMS)
  • Fuel System Direct unit injection

Generator Set Dimensions

Standard Equipment

Air Inlet System <!-- 3600 series only -->

  • Aftercooler, fresh water, corrosion resistant coated (air side)
  • Air inlet shutoff
  • Air Cleaner
  • Breather, crankcase, top-mounted
  • Turbocharger, watercooled, engine oil lubricated

Cooling System

  • Engine coolant water drains
  • Front Mounted Turbos
  • Three-bundle oil cooler
  • Water Temperature Regulator
  • Jacket Water Thermostats

Exhaust System

  • 457 mm (18 in) Cat bolt pattern
  • Dry, Gas Tight, Exhaust Manifold
  • Includes Adapter, Flexible Exhaust Fitting

Fuel System

  • Simplex or Duplex

Generator System

  • Custom Generator per Generator Data Sheet completed by Dealer

Governor System

  • UG Actuator

Lube System

  • Centrifugal Oil Filters with Single Shutoff
  • Service Side Engine mounted on Cylinder Block Inspection Covers
  • Wet Oil Sump. Includes engine-driven main Lubrication & Oil pumps, Oil Lines and Oil Pan
  • Oil Filler and Dipstick
  • Oil Pressure Regulating Valve
  • Crankcase Explosion Relief Valves

Mounting System

  • Damper, Torsional Vibration
  • Engine and Generator Mounting

Starting / Charging System

  • Vane Type Air Starter
  • Two Motors, engine mounted at rear, on left side
  • Air Silencer
  • Line Group for Single Point Custom Connection

General:

  • Paint, Caterpillar Yellow
  • Gear driven Pumps: Fuel, Oil, Jacket Water, Aftercooler / Oil Cooler Water

Optional Equipment

Air Inlet System

  • Soot Filter
  • Air cleaner Louver Assembly
  • Vertical Support Bracket
  • Heavy Duty Air Cleaner
  • Air Inlet Adapter
  • Boost Control Valve

Cooling System

  • Heat Exchanger for Single Circuit
  • Heating Aids
  • Cooling System Aids
  • Auxiliary Water Pump
  • Expansion Tank

Exhaust System

  • Flexible Exhaust Fittings
  • Weld Flange and Related Hardware

Fuel System

  • Fuel Priming Pump
  • Duplex Primary Fuel Strainer
  • Fuel System Connections

Generator System

  • 3 Phase, Six Leads, WYE
  • Class F Insulation
  • Bus Bar Connections
  • Winding Temperature Detectors
  • Anti-condensation Space Heaters

Governor System

  • Electronic / Actuators
  • Digital Programmers
  • Battery Backup / Power Supply
  • 230 UA
  • 723 Plus
  • EGB Actuator

Lube System

  • Oil Pan Drain Valve
  • Lube ANSI Adapter (Emergency connection)

Mounting System

  • Isolator
  • Spring Type Vibration Isolator
  • Vertically Restrained
  • Non-vertically Restrained

Starting / Charging System

  • Pressure Reducing Valve
  • Compressed Air Flex Hose
  • Turbine Type Air Starters
  • Redundant Air Starters

General:

  • Custom Paint Colors