3512A (60 HZ)

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Generator Set Specifications
Minimum Rating 890 ekW
Maximum Rating 1250 ekW
Voltage 220 to 13800 Volts
Frequency 60 Hz
Speed 1800 RPM

Generator Set Configurations
Emissions/Fuel Strategy Low Fuel Consumption

Engine Specifications
Engine Model 3512 TA, V-12, 4-Stroke Water-Cooled Diesel
Compression Ratio 13.5:1
Aspiration TA
Governor Type Woodward
Fuel System Direct Unit Injection
Bore 6.69 in
Displacement 3161.03 in³
Stroke 7.48 in

Cat Diesel Engine

  • Reliable, rugged, durable design
  • Field-proven in thousands of applications worldwide
  • Four-stroke-cycle diesel engine combines consistent performance and excellent fuel economy with minimum weight


  • Matched to the performance and output characteristics of Cat engines
  • Industry leading mechanical and electrical design
  • Industry leading motor starting capabilities
  • High Efficiency

Cat EMCP Control Panel

The EMCP controller features the reliability and durability you have come to expect from your Cat equipment. EMCP4 is a scalable control platform designed to ensure reliable generator set operation, providing extensive information about power output and engine operation. EMCP4 systems can be further customized to meet your needs through programming and expansion modules.

Design Criteria

The generator set accepts 100% rated load in one step per NFPA 110 and meets ISO 8528-5 transient response.

UL 2200 / CSA - Optional

  • UL 2200 listed packages
  • CSA Certified
  • Certain restrictions may apply.
  • Consult with your Cat® Dealer.

Single-Source Supplier

Fully prototype tested with certified torsional vibration analysis available

World Wide Product Support

Cat dealers provide extensive post-sale support including maintenance and repair agreements. Cat dealers have over 1,800 dealer branch stores operating in 200 countries. The Caterpillar S•O•S℠ program cost effectively detects internal engine component condition, even the presence of unwanted fluids and combustion by-products

Standard Equipment

Air Inlet
  • Air Cleaner
  • Exhaust flange outlet
  • Primary fuel filter with integral water separator
  • Secondary fuel filter
  • Fuel priming pump
  • Matched to the performance and output characteristics of Cat engines
  • IP23 Protection
Power Termination
  • Bus Bar
Control Panel
  • Package mounted radiator (except C175)
  • EMCP 4 Genset Controller
  • Paint - Caterpillar Yellow except rails and radiators gloss black

Optional Equipment

  • Exhaust mufflers
  • 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
  • Rubber anti-vibration mounts
  • Spring-type vibration isolator
  • IBC isolators
  • Battery chargers
  • Oversize batteries
  • Jacket water heater
  • Heavy-duty starting system
  • Charging alternator
  • Air starting motor with control and silencer
  • 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

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