3512B

The Cat® 3512B Industrial Diesel Engine is offered in ratings ranging from 1119-1231 bkW (1500-1650 bhp) @ 1800 rpm. These ratings are non-certified and are available for global non-regulated areas. Industries and applications powered by 3512B engines include Bore/Drill Rigs, Chippers/Grinders, Construction, Cranes, Dredgers, Forestry, General Industrial, Material Handling, Mining, Mobile Earthmoving Equipment, Pumps, Shovels/Draglines, Surface Hauling Equipment and Trenchers.

3512B
DETAILS

SPECIFICATIONS
Power Rating
Minimum Power 1500 BHP
Maximum Power 1650 BHP
Rated Speed 1800 rpm


Emission Standards
Emissions Non-certified


General
Engine Configuration V-12, 4-Stroke-Cycle Diesel
Bore 170 mm (6.7 in)
Stroke 190 mm (7.5 in)
Aspiration Turbocharged Aftercooled
Displacement 51.8 L (3158 in³)
Rotation from Flywheel End Counterclockwise


Engine Dimensions - Approximate
Height 1806 mm (71.1 in)
Length 3067 mm (120.8 in)
Weight - Net Dry - Basic Operating Engine Without Optional Attachments 6078 kg (13,400 lb)
Width 1785 mm (70.3 in)


BENEFITS & FEATURES
Reliable, Quiet and Durable Power


World-class manufacturing capability and processes coupled with proven core engine designs assure reliability, quiet operation, and many hours of productive life.

Fuel Efficiency


Fuel consumption optimized to match operating cycles of a wide range of equipment and applications while maintaining low operating costs.

Quality


Every Cat engine is manufactured to stringent quality standards in order to assure customer satisfaction.

World-class Product Support Offered Through Global Cat Dealer Network


  • Scheduled maintenance, including SOSSM sample
  • Customer Support Agreements (CSA)
  • Caterpillar Extended Service Coverage (ESC)
  • Superior dealer service network
  • Extended dealer service network through the Cat Industrial Service Distributor (ISD) program

World-class Product Support Offered Through Global Cat Dealer Network


  • Scheduled maintenance, including SOSSM sample
  • Customer Support Agreements (CSA)
  • Caterpillar Extended Service Coverage (ESC)
  • Superior dealer service network
  • Extended dealer service network through the Cat Industrial Service Distributor (ISD) program

EQUIPMENT
Standard Equipment

Air Inlet System
  • Aftercooler core, corrosion resistant coated (air side)
  • Air cleaner. Regular duty, dry, panel type with service indicators, turbocharger, jacket water aftercooled.
  • Turbocharger, rear mounted
  • Jacket water aftercooled
Control System
  • Governor, RH, 3161 with self contained synthetic oil sump
  • Air-fuel ratio control
  • Mechanical speed control, without torque control
  • Governor control
  • Positive locking
Cooling System
  • Thermostats and housing
  • Jacket water pump, centrifugal
Exhaust System
  • Exhaust manifold, dry
Flywheels and Flywheel Housing
  • SAE No. 00 flywheel
  • 183 flywheel teeth
  • SAE No. 00 flywheel housing
Fuel System
  • Fuel filter, with service indicators, cartridge type with RH service
  • Fuel transfer pump
Instrumentation
  • Instrument Panel, RH
  • Engine oil pressure gauge
  • Fuel pressure gauge
  • Oil filter differential gauge
  • Jacket water temperature gauge
  • Service meter, electric
  • Tachometer
Lube System
  • Crankcase breather, top mounted
  • Oil cooler
  • Oil filler
  • Oil dipstick
  • Oil pump
  • Oil filter, cartridge type with RH service
  • Shallow oil pan
  • Fumes disposal (not installed)
Mounting System
  • Rails, mounting, engine length, 254 mm (10 in), industrial-type, C-channel.
Power Take Off
  • Accessory drive, upper RH
  • Front housing, single sided
Protection System
  • Junction box
  • Manual shutoff, RH
  • Safety shutoff protection, energized to shutdown
  • Low oil pressure, low idle 69 kPa (10 psi); high idle 207 kPa (30 psi)
  • Water temperature
  • Overspeed
  • 3161 governor solenoid energized to shutdown
Starting System
  • Starting switch
General
  • Vibration damper
  • Lifting eyes
  • Paint: Caterpillar yellow, with optional colors available at request