3412C Generator Set

Overview

Caterpillar is leading the power generation marketplace with Power Solutions engineered to deliver unmatched flexibility, expandability, reliability, and cost-effectiveness.

Cat Generator Set Package
  • Cat generator set packages have been fully prototype tested
  • Accepts 100% block load in one step and meets NFPA 110 loading requirements
  • Conform to ISO 8528-5 steady state and transient response requirements
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
SR500 Alternator
  • Superior motor starting capability minimizes need for oversizing alternator
  • Designed to match performance and output characteristics of Cat diesel engines
  • Robust Class H insulation
EMCP 4 Control Panel
  • User-friendly interface and navigation
  • Scalable system to meet a wide range of installation requirement
  • Expansion modules and site-specific programming for specific customer requirements
Cooling System
  • Designed to operate in standard ambient temperatures up to 50°C (122°F)
  • Contact your Cat Dealer for specific ambient and altitude capabilities
Certifications
  • EU Declaration of Conformity
  • EU Declaration of Incorporation
  • Eurasian Conformity (EAC)
One Safe Source
  • Components used in the generator set are selected based on seamless design integration to provide the optimum performance
  • The generator set is fully assembled at a Caterpillar facility following our quality guidelines
  • Each generator set package is tested before leaving the Caterpillar facility
World Wide Product Support
  • Cat dealers have over 1,800 dealer branch stores operating in 200 countries
  • Your local Cat dealer provides extensive post-sale support, including maintenance and repair agreements
Cat Generator Set Package
  • Cat generator set packages have been fully prototype tested
  • Accepts 100% block load in one step and meets NFPA 110 loading requirements
  • Conform to ISO 8528-5 steady state and transient response requirements
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
SR500 Alternator
  • Superior motor starting capability minimizes need for oversizing alternator
  • Designed to match performance and output characteristics of Cat diesel engines
  • Robust Class H insulation
EMCP 4 Control Panel
  • User-friendly interface and navigation
  • Scalable system to meet a wide range of installation requirement
  • Expansion modules and site-specific programming for specific customer requirements
Cooling System
  • Designed to operate in standard ambient temperatures up to 50°C (122°F)
  • Contact your Cat Dealer for specific ambient and altitude capabilities
Certifications
  • EU Declaration of Conformity
  • EU Declaration of Incorporation
  • Eurasian Conformity (EAC)
One Safe Source
  • Components used in the generator set are selected based on seamless design integration to provide the optimum performance
  • The generator set is fully assembled at a Caterpillar facility following our quality guidelines
  • Each generator set package is tested before leaving the Caterpillar facility
  • Cat product support, including dealer service, parts and warranty covers the entire Cat power system
World Wide Product Support
  • Cat dealers have over 1,800 dealer branch stores operating in 200 countries
  • Your local Cat dealer provides extensive post-sale support, including maintenance and repair agreements

Engine Specifications

Bore
5.4in
Displacement
1648.86in3
Stroke
6in
Aspiration
TA
Fuel System
Pump and Lines
Engine Model
3412C TA, V-12, 4-Stroke Water-Cooled Diesel
Compression Ratio
13:01
Governor Type
ADEM™ A5
Fuel System
6in
Aspiration
TA
Fuel System
Pump and Lines
Bore
5.4in
Displacement
1648.86in³
Stroke
6in

Generator Set Specifications

Minimum Rating
680 kVA
Maximum Rating
900 kVA
Voltage
380 to 415 Volts
Frequency
50 Hz
Speed
1500 rpm
Emissions/Fuel Strategy
Low Fuel Consumption
Duty Cycle
Standby, Prime

Generator Set Dimensions

Height - Maximum
75in
Length - Maximum
162.4in
Width - Maximum
78.3in
Width - Minimum
75in
Dry Weight - Genset (minimum)
12039lb
Dry Weight - Genset (maximum)
13030lb

Standard/Optional Features

Standard Equipment:

  • Air Inlet System
    • Air cleaner, single element canister type with service indicator
  • Control Panel
    • EMCP 4.2B
    • Customer data link (Modbus RTU)
    • 2 Programmable relay outputs (Form C)
    • Features:
    • Voltage adjust
    • Failure to start (overcrank)
    • Volts (L-L & L-N)
    • Reverse power (kW) (32)
    • Accessory module data link
    • Over / under voltage (27 / 59)
    • Speed adjust
    • Low coolant temperature
    • Oil pressure (psi, kPa or bar)
    • Environmental sealed front face
    • Generator temperature monitoring module
    • DC volts
    • Serial annunciator module data link
    • Reverse reactive power (kVAr) (32RV)
    • Amps (per phase & average)
    • High coolant temperature
    • 24-volt DC operation
    • Communications
    • Power Factor (per phase & average)
    • Compatible with the following optional modules:
    • Low coolant level
    • Text alarm / event descriptions
    • Digital I/O module
    • 6 programmable digital inputs
    • Low oil pressure
    • Remote Serial annunciator
    • Engine cycle crank
    • Local annunciator
    • Digital indication for:
    • Over / under Frequency (81 o/u)
    • Generator phase sequence
    • Emergency stop
    • kVAr (per phase, average & percent)
    • Run / Auto / Stop Control
    • Operating hours
    • kVA (per phase, average & percent)
    • Warning / shutdown with common LED indication of shutdowns for:
    • Emergency stop pushbutton
    • Frequency (Hz)
    • coolant temperature
    • Overspeed
    • 4 programmable relay outputs (Form A)
    • kW-hr (total)
    • 2 Programmable digital outputs
    • Remote CAN annunciator
    • Overcurrent (50 / 51)
    • kW (per phase, average & percent)
    • RPM
    • Programmable protective relaying functions:
  • Cooling System
    • Radiator with guard (Sized for 50 degrees C)
    • Coolant level shutdown
    • Coolant drain line with valve, piped to edge of base
    • Fan and belt guards
    • Caterpillar Extended Life Coolant
  • Exhaust System
    • Stainless steel exhaust flex with ANSI style outlet flange, gasket, bolts and mating weld flange, shipped loose
  • Fuel System
    • Primary and secondary fuel filters
    • Fuel priming pump
    • Flexible fuel lines terminated on base
    • Water seperator
  • Generator And Attachments
    • 2:1 Volts/Hz
    • Bus bar termination
    • 3-phase sensing
    • Class H insulation
    • Reactive droop
    • VR6 Voltage Regulator
    • SR4B self excited
    • 12 Leads
    • Class F temerature rise
  • Governing System
    • Cat electronic governor
  • Lube System
    • Oil drain line with valve, piped to edge of base
    • Lubricating oil
    • Oil filter
    • Fumes disposal, piped to front of radiator
  • Mounting System
    • Base, formed steel with linear vibration isolators between base and engine-generator
  • Starting / Charging System
    • 45 amp charging alternator
    • Battery with rack, cables
    • Fuel shutoff solenoid
    • 24 volt starting motor

Optional Equipment:

  • Air Inlet System
    • Heavy duty air cleaners
    • Duel element air cleaners
    • Open element air cleaners
  • Circuit Breakers
    • 1600 Amp, 3 pole, Non-UL, 100% rated, 24 volt DC shunt trip
    • 1250, 1600 Amp, 3 pole, IEC 100% rated, 24 volt DC shunt trip
  • Control Panel
    • Generator temperature monitoring package
    • EMCP 4.4
    • First local annunicators
    • Vandal proof panel door
    • Remote custom annunicators
    • EMCP 4.3
    • Local discrete I/O package
    • Common alarm / shutdown relay
    • Ground fault relay
    • Generator running VFC
  • Cooling System
    • Radiator duct flange
    • Jacket water heaters
  • European Certifications
    • Eurasian conformity (EAC) mark
  • Exhaust System
    • Through wall installation kit
    • Mufflers
    • Manifold and turbocharger guard
    • Elbow kit
  • Generator And Attachments
    • Permanent magnet excitation
    • Space heater
    • Digital voltage regulator
    • Oversize and premium generators
  • Lube System
    • Manual sump pump
  • Mounting System
    • Fuel tank base (1200 ltr)
  • Special Tests / Reports
    • PGS test report @ 0.8 power factor
    • PGS test report @ 1.0 power factor
  • Starting / Charging
    • Oversize batteries
    • Battery chargers
    • Battery disconnect switch
    • Heavy-duty starting system
  • Governing System
    • Electronic load share

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