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Caterpillar

G3512 1000kW Gas Generator Set

Gas Standby Rating

1000 ekW @ 0.8pf

Fuel Type

Natural Gas

Emissions/Fuel Strategy

U.S. EPA Certified for Non-Emergency Stationary Genset

Overview

Caterpillar is leading the power generation marketplace with Fast Response generator sets engineered to deliver unmatched performance, reliability, and cost-effectiveness.

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Features

Specifications

  • Generator Set Specifications
    Spec Value
    Gas Standby Rating 1000 ekW @ 0.8pf
    Fuel Type Natural Gas
    Emissions/Fuel Strategy U.S. EPA Certified for Non-Emergency Stationary Genset
    RPM 1800 rpm
    Frequency 60 Hz
    Displacement 3173 in³
    Compression Ratio 9.7
  • Engine Specifications
    Spec Value
    Engine Model G3512
    Displacement 3173 in³
    Aspiration TA
    Bore 6.7 in
    Stroke 7.5 in
  • Generator Set Dimensions
    Spec Value
    Length 205.7 in
    Width 90 in
    Height 99.4 in
    Weight 27500 lb

Standard Equipment

Air Inlet

  • Two-element single-stage air cleaner with enclosure and service indicator
  • Dual air cleaners, 1 per side, with service indicator

Control Panel

  • EMCP 4.3

Cooling System

  • Engine driven pumps for jacket water and separate circuit aftercooler

Cooling

  • Package mounted radiator
  • Jacket water and SCAC engine-driven pumps
  • Jacket water and SCAC thermostats
  • LH or RG connections when radiator is not selected

Exhaust

  • Dry exhaust manifolds, insulated and shielded
  • Individual exhaust port and turbocharger outlet wired to integrated temperature sensing module (ITSM) with GCEM providing alarms and shutdowns
  • Cat-flanged face outlet on turbocharger

Fuel

  • NOx sensor based air-fuel-ratio control
  • Pipeline Natural Gas: 800-1000 BTU/scf and 70-100 Methane Number
  • Gas Train: NFPA37 and CSA B149.3
  • 0.5 to 5 psi engine fuel inlet pressure

Fuel System

  • Fuel system is sized for 31.5 to 47.2 MJ/NM3 dry pipeline natural gas with pressure of 10.2 to 34.5KPa to the engine fuel control valve
  • Engine-installed electronic control valve
  • Throttle plate, 24V DC actuator, controlled by GECM
  • 24V DC energized-to-run (ETR) gas shutoff valve
  • Gas pressure regulator

General

  • Operation and maintenance manuals
  • Paint- Caterpillar Yellow except rails and radiators gloss black 
  • Parts book
  • “Stationary Use Only” Label in Correspondence with EPA Nonroad Mobile SI rule 
  • RH Service
  • Crankshaft vibration damper and guard

Lubrication

  • Cartridge style oil filter
  • Gear type lube oil pump

Starting/Charging

  • Jacket water heater
  • Battery with cables and rack (shipped loose)
  • Electric Starter
  • Batteries with rack and cables
  • 24V DC starting motors

Generator

  • NEMA Class H insulation
  • Permanent Magnet Excitiation
  • SR5
  • Anti-condensation space heater
  • Caterpillar's Digital Voltage Regulator (CDVR) including reactive droop capability, 3-phase voltage sensing, KVAR/PF modes, RFI suppression, and a min/max exciter
  • Winding temperature detectors

Ignition System

  • Electronic Ignition System (controlled by ADEM A4) 
  • Individual Cylinder Detonation Sensitive Timing (DST) 

Governing

  • ADEM A4 speed governor with 4 to 20ma (0V to 5V) speed input

Optional Equipment

Air Inlet

  • Mounting brackets and piping
  • Air cleaner with precleaner

Control Panel

  • Local PC monitoring
  • Engine failure relay
  • Remote PC monitoring
  • Local alarm module
  • Remote annunciator

Cooling

  • Remote radiator for JW and SCAC circuits, level switch included but not wired
  • Inlet/Outlet connections
  • Coolant level drain line with valves, fan with guard

Circuit Breakers

  • 2000A 3 Pole, UL-100% Rated Masterpact Circuit Breakers
  • Frame mounting
  • S LSI, G LSIG, P LSIG-P, 4th Digit Type
  • Right, left, rear mounted
  • 1600A, 2000A 3 Pole, UL-100% Rated R-Frame Circuit Breakers
  • 100% rated, 3-pole (UL/CSA/IEC) 5th Digit Rating
  • 3-pole (IEC 947-2 rated)
  • 1200A, 3 Pole, UL-100% Rated P-Frame Circuit Breakers

Exhaust

  • 305 mm (12 in.) flange
  • Flexible fittings
  • 18, 25 dBA Attenuation
  • 305 mm (12 in.) muffler
  • 305mm (12 in) spark arresting muffler
  • 305 mm (12in.) elbow

Fuel System

  • 3, 0-100 kPag, 4-20mA gas train pressure sensors

General

  • US AID emblem
  • Special paint order
  • Digital diagnostic tool
  • Tool set

Generator

  • Generator air filter
  • European bus bars
  • Low voltage extension box
  • Cable access box
  • Bearing temperature detectors

Starting/Charging

  • 20A, 24VDC battery charger
  • 24V starting motors
  • 45A, 24V charging alternator (requires engine driven pumps)