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Overview

Oil and gas drilling is a complex task that requires specialized power generation equipment. Cat 3500 power modules are specifically designed for drilling operations of electric AC rigs. They combine decades of field experience of the 3500 platform with the latest electronics to ensure highest performance, low emissions, and simplified operator interface. Cat power modules are backed by the worldwide network of Cat dealers ready to support your operation with technical support, service, parts, and warranty. 3512C land drilling power module ratings: 1045 ekW (1492 kVA) @ 60 Hz (1200 rpm). Meets U.S. EPA Tier 2 equivalent emission standards. Available using U.S. EPA Flexibility and for other regulated and non-regulated areas

Engine Specifications

Minimum Rating
1045.00 ekW
1045.00 ekW
Maximum Rating
1045.00 ekW
1045.00 ekW
Emissions
U.S. EPA Nonroad Tier 2
Engine Control and Protection
ADEM A3
Generator
SR4B
Voltage
600
Aspiration
Turbocharged-Aftercooled
Bore
6.69 in
170.00 mm
Stroke
7.48 in
190.00 mm
Displacement
3158.00 in3
52.00 L
Fuel System
EUI
Oil Change Interval
500.00 hr
500.00 hr
Weight
31864.00 lb
14453.00 kg
Generator Set Control
EMCP 4.3

Capacity for Liquids

Lube Oil System (Refill)
84.00 gal
318.00 L
Cooling System (Engine)
41.00 gal
157.00 L

Dimensions

Width
91.20 in
2318.00 mm
Length
238.20 in
6051.00 mm
Height
104.70 in
2659.00 mm

Engine Specifications

Minimum Rating
1045.00 ekW
1045.00 ekW
Maximum Rating
1045.00 ekW
1045.00 ekW
Emissions
U.S. EPA Nonroad Tier 2
Aspiration
Turbocharged-Aftercooled
Bore
6.69 in
170.00 mm
Displacement
3158.00 in³
52.00 l
Engine Control and Protection
ADEM A3
Fuel System
EUI
Generator
SR4B
Generator Set Control
EMCP 4.3
Oil Change Interval
500.00 h
500.00 h
Stroke
7.48 in
190.00 mm
Weight
31864.00 lb
14453.00 kg

Dimensions

Height
104.70 in
2659.00 mm
Length
238.20 in
6051.00 mm
Width
91.20 in
2318.00 mm

Capacity for Liquids

Cooling System - Engine
41.00 gal (US)
157.00 l
Lube Oil System - Refill
84.00 gal (US)
318.00 l

Engine Specifications

Voltage
600
Features

Testing

- Every Cat generator set is full-load tested to ensure proper engine performance. - Standard configurations are assembled, tested, and validated as a package to ensure performance, reliability and durability.

Custom Packaging

For any petroleum application, trust Caterpillar to meet your project needs with custom factory generator sets and mechanical packages. Cat engines, generators, controls, radiators, and transmissions can be custom designed and matched in collaboration with our local dealers to create unique solutions. Custom packages are globally supported and are covered by a one year warranty after startup.

Custom Packaging

For any petroleum application, trust Caterpillar to meet your project needs with custom factory generator sets and mechanical packages. Cat engines, generators, controls, radiators, and transmissions can be custom designed and matched in collaboration with our local dealers to create unique solutions. Custom packages are globally supported and are covered by a one year warranty after startup.

Product Support Offered Through the Global Cat Dealer Network

- More than 2,200 dealer outlets - Cat factory-trained dealer technicians service every aspect of your Cat petroleum product - Worldwide parts availability, service, and warranty - Preventive maintenance agreements available for repairbefore- failure options - SOSSM program matches your oil and coolant samples against Caterpillar set standards to determine: Internal engine component condition Presence of unwanted fluids Presence of combustion by-products Site-specific oil change interval

Product Support Offered Through the Global Cat Dealer Network

- More than 2,200 dealer outlets - Cat factory-trained dealer technicians service every aspect of your Cat petroleum product - Worldwide parts availability, service, and warranty - Preventive maintenance agreements available for repairbefore- failure opti

Over 80 Years of Engine Manufacturing Experience

Ownership of these manufacturing processes enables Caterpillar to produce high quality, dependable products.

Over 80 Years of Engine Manufacturing Experience

Ownership of these manufacturing processes enables Caterpillar to produce high quality, dependable products.

Standard Equipment
  • Air Inlet System
    • Corrosion-resistant aftercooler core
    • Air Inlet shutoff
    • Regular duty air cleaner
  • Control System
    • ADEM A3 ECU, left-hand mounted
    • Direct rack control 0-200 mADC, space heater and jacket water heater connection and controls
  • Cooling System
    • Caterpillar supplied radiator, 46/CVS-stacked 0.627 ratio, includes blower fan, fan drive, pulley, belt guard, coolant level sensor, regulator, and fuel cooler
    • Separate-circuit aftercooled
    • Outlet controlled jacket water thermostat
    • Jacket water pump - gear driven
    • Dual outlet
    • Aftercooler water pump - gear driven
    • Aftercooler water thermostat
  • Exhaust System
    • Dry exhaust manifold
    • Dual turbochargers, water cooled bearings
  • Flywheel and Housing
    • SAE No. 00 flywheel
    • SAE No. 00 flywheel housing
    • SAE standard rotation
  • Fuel System
    • Fuel filter simplex (LH) with priming pump (LH)
    • Fuel transfer pump
    • Fuel return line with flexible connection
    • Electronic unit injectors
  • Generator Attachments
    • Barrel-mounted petroleum terminal box with air filter and pressure differential switch
  • Instrumentation
    • Emergency stop button
    • Analog gauges:
    • Service port connector
    • Customer connection terminal blocks
  • EMCP 4.3 Control Panel
    • 140 mm (5.5 in) Graphical Display
    • Communication
    • Controls
    • Generator Set Protection
    • Outputs
    • Inputs
    • Other Features
  • Lubrication System
    • Crankcase breather
    • Oil cooler
    • Shallow oil pan
    • Oil drain extension, 2 in NPT female connection
    • Simplex oil filter
  • Mounting System
    • 4.19 m (165 in) length, 412 mm (16.2 in) height tubes, 1.18 m (50.5 in) wide
  • Protection System
    • Engine alarms, derate, and shutdown in abnormal operation
  • Starting System
    • TDI air starting motor, RH - 1034 kPa (150 psi)
  • General
    • Paint - Cat yellow
Optional Equipment
  • Air Inlet System
    • Heavy duty air cleaner
    • Remote air inlet adapter - rectangular
    • Remote air inlet adapter - round
  • Control System
    • Engine control options:
    • Load sharing governor, 2301A
  • Cooling System
    • Radiator options:
    • Coolant level sensor
    • Coolant conditioner
    • Cooling system connection options (for use with customer-supplied radiator):
    • Fan drive and belt guard (for use with remote and customersupplied radiators)
    • Fan pulley options (for use with customer-supplied radiator):
  • Exhaust System
    • Exhaust expander 297 mm to 340 mm (11.7 in to 13.4 in)
    • Flexible fitting, 356 mm (14 in)
    • Elbow, 305 mm (12 in)
    • Muffler, 356 mm (14 in), spark arresting, includes companion flanges, clean-out box, and spark box
    • Muffler, 305 mm (12 in), spark arresting, includes companion flanges, clean-out box, and spark box
  • Fuel System
    • Custom fuel filter
    • Primary fuel filter
    • Primary fuel filter with water separator
  • Generator Attachments
    • Barrel-mounted petroleum terminal box
    • Current transformers (3)
    • Cable access box
  • Instrumentation
    • Communications module PL1000T
    • Communications module PL1000E
    • Thermocouples installed, one per cylinder
  • Lubrication System
    • Custom oil filter
    • RH installed centrifugal oil filter
    • SAE15W40, Caterpillar DEO, 500 hour
    • Crankcase fumes disposal
    • Oil level regulator
  • Mounting System
    • Custom inner base
    • Custom outer base
    • Package isolator supports (3), for mounting inner base to customer-supplied base
  • Power Take-off
    • Alternator, 24V, 68A
  • Protection System
    • Explosion relief valves (3)
    • Metal particle detector switch
    • Metal particle detector with annunciator
  • Starting System
    • Custom starting motor
    • Air pressure regulator
  • General
    • LH installed engine barring group
    • Jacket water heater, UL recognized, 120-240V, single phase, 6 kW, LH and RH mounted
    • Jacket water heater, UL recognized, 120-480V, single phase, 12 kW, LH and RH mounted
    • Jacket water heater lines