3412C Generator Set

3412C Generator Set

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Generator Set Specifications

Maximum Rating
800 ekW
Minimum Rating
635 ekW
Emissions/Fuel Strategy
Low Fuel Consumption
220 to 480 Volts
60 Hz
1800 rpm
Duty Cycle
Standby, Prime

Engine Specifications

Engine Model
3412C TA, V-12, 4-Stroke Water-Cooled Diesel
Compression Ratio
Fuel System
Pump and Lines
Governor Type

Generator Set Dimensions

Length - Maximum
Width - Maximum
Height - Maximum
Dry Weight - Genset (minimum)
Dry Weight - Genset (maximum)

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


One Safe Source

  • Components used in the generator set are selected at the design stage to provide optimum package 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

Standard Equipment:

Optional Equipment:

    Air Inlet System
    • Air cleaner - Dual element
    • Air cleaner - Heavy element
    • Air cleaner - single element
    • EU Certification
    Circuit Breakers
    • 4 Pole Circuit breakerswith shunt trip
    • 3 Pole Circuit breakers with shunt trip
    • Power terminal strip
    Control Panel
    • EMCP 4.3, EMCP 4.4
    • Temperature monitoring package
    • Vandal proof panel door
    • Generator running VFC
    • Earth leakage Ground fault relay
    • Common alarm/shutdown relay
    Cooling System
    • Jacket water heater
    • Radiator duct flange
    • Radiator removal
    Exhaust System
    • Muffler 10 dBA attenuation
    • Manifold and turbocharger guards
    • Muffler 35 dBA attenuation
    • Elbow mounting kit
    • Through wall installation kit
    Fuel System
    • Manual fuel transfer pump
    • Automatic fuel transfer system
    Generator And Attachments
    • Internal excitation (IE)
    • Anti-condensation heater
    • Permanent magnet excitation (PMG)
    • Oversize and premium generators
    Governing System
    • Electronic load share
    Lube System
    • Manual sump pump
    Mounting System
    • Fuel tank base (1200 Ltr)
    Special Tests / Reports
    • PGS Test report @ 1.0 power factor
    • PGS Test report @ 0.8 power factor
    • Factory witness test
    Starting / Charging System
    • Oversize battery set
    • Battery chargers
    • Heavy duty starting system
    • Battery disconnect switch
    • Battery removal
    • DC lighting package
    • Weather protective enclosure (WP)
    • Sound attenuated enclosure (SA)