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Diesel Generator Sets

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3412C Generator Set

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Product Details

Generator Set Specifications

Minimum Rating 680 kVA
Maximum Rating 900 kVA
Voltage 208 to 600 Volts
Frequency 50 Hz
Speed 1500 RPM

Generator Set Configurations

Emissions/Fuel Strategy Low Fuel Consumption

Engine Specifications

Engine Model 3412C TA, V-12, 4-Stroke Water-Cooled Diesel
Bore 137.2
Displacement 27.02
Stroke 152.4
Compression Ratio 13:0:1
Aspiration TA
Governor Type ADEM™ A5
Fuel System Pump and Lines
  • Air Inlet
    •  Air Cleaner
  • Cooling
    •  Package mounted radiator
  • Exhaust
    •  Exhaust flange outlet
  • 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
      •  Load adjustment module provides engine relief upon load impact and improves load acceptance and recovery time
      •  IP23 Protection
    • Matched to the performance and output characteristics of Cat engines
      • Load adjustment module provides engine relief upon load impact and improves load acceptance and recovery time
        • IP23 Protection
          • Power Termination
            •  Bus Bar
          • Control Panel
            •  EMCP 4 Genset Controller
          • EMCP 4 Genset Controller
            • General
              •  Paint - Caterpillar Yellow except rails and radiators gloss black
            • Exhaust
              •  Exhaust mufflers <!--(except Tier 4)-->
            • Exhaust mufflers
              • Generator
                •  Anti-condensation heater
                •  Internal excitation (IE)
                •  Permanent magnet excitation (PMG)
                •  Oversize and premium generators
              • 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
                      • 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
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