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Using Cat® Diesel Engine Generator Sets
CAT ® DIESEL GENERATOR SETS
Factory designed, certified prototype tested with torsional analysis. Production tested and delivered to you in a package that is ready to be connected to your fuel and power lines. EPG Designer computer sizing available. Supported 100% by your Caterpillar dealer with warranty on parts and labor. Extended warranty available in some areas. The generator set was designed and manufactured in an ISO 9001 compliant facility. Generator set and components meet or exceed the following specifications: AS1359, AS2789, ABGSM TM3, BS4999, DIN6271, DIN6280, EGSA101P, JEM1359, IEC 34/1, ISO3046/1, ISO8528, NEMA MG1-22.
RELIABLE, FUEL EFFICIENT DIESEL
The compact, four-stroke-cycle diesel engine combines durability with minimum weight while providing dependability and economy. The fuel system operates on a variety of fuels.
CATERPILLAR® COOLING SYSTEM
Sized compatible to rating with energy efficient fan and core.
Single unit or optional paralleling components. Circuit breakers, bus bars, and connection panel ready to connect.
EXCLUSIVE CATERPILLAR® VOLTAGE REGULATOR
Three-phase sensing and 1:1 or 2:1 Voltsper-Hertz regulation give precise control, excellent block loading, and constant voltage in the normal operating range.
CATERPILLAR® SR4B GENERATOR
Single bearing, wye connected, static regulated, brushless permanent magnet excited generator designed to match the performance and output characteristics of the Caterpillar diesel engine that drives it.
For ease of transportation and protection. Meets ISO/TC104 and ANSI/MH5.1.
floor standing with EMCP II components OPTIONAL EQUIPMENT (Continued) Generator Digital voltage regulator 2:1 volts per hertz VR3 Optional voltages 600-4160 Mil Std 461B... 152 (6. .0 (4210) Aspiration . . .. Four-Stroke-Cycle Diesel Bore—mm (in) . . . . . .. W/WHM.. . . . . Wye connected — 6 lead Insulation . ....... ... Single bearing. .. . . .. .. . . heavy duty 20A Circuit breaker.. 51. . . . .. . . . . . . .. Less than 3% OPTIONAL EQUIPMENT Container Cold weather packages Custom decals Larger fuel tanks Motorized louvers Sound attenuation 72 dBA at 50 feet 85 dBA at 50 feet Undercarriage . . . . . . . . ... Less than 5% deviation TIF . . . . . . . . . ..... . . .. . . . space heaters Battery charger. . 81 V Engine Fuel transfer system Oil fired jacket water heaters Oil level makeup system Special radiators for high or low ambients CATERPILLAR® 3412 Engine V-12. . . fuel. . . . . . . . . . . close coupled Three phase . .. . heavy duty Charging alternator Filters. . . . KVAR. .. .. . . . . .. . ... PM excited three-phase with voltage regulator. . .Volts-per-Hertz Voltage regulation . . . . .8 (3158) V-16 . . . . . .. ... . . . EMCP II generator mounted 40-foot module. . . . 3-phase and neutral Synch lights and reverse power relay 20-foot module. . 170 (6.. . . ... . . . . 40.. . . . . . .. . . .. .. . .. . . .. . . . . . . Pilot shaft Overspeed capability . . .. . fuel priming Radiator Service meter Standard jacket water heaters Sump pump 2301A governor installed on 3500s load share in switchgear Generator SR4B brushless.. . .. . . .. 34. .0 (1649) Aspiration . . . . 27... 137 (5.. . . . .. .. .. . LH with service indicators.. .. . ... . . remote annunciation Circuit breaker. . . Adjustable to compensate for . . ... . . .. . battery charger. . 46. Drip proof Alignment. . . . . . Turbocharged-Aftercooled CATERPILLAR® SR4B GENERATOR Type .5 (2105) V-12 . . . . . with service indicator Batteries Battery charger. . . . . ... . . . electrically operated Meters: power factor. .5) Displacement—L (cu in)... .. . . 130% Voltage regulator. . ... . . . . . . . . . .. . & V-16.. . VDE 875 Level N Temperature rise detectors Switchgear (40 ft) CIM. .. . .. . 3-phase sensing with . . . . WM. . . ... ... . . 59.. . . .. . Four-Stroke-Cycle Diesel Bore—mm (in) . . . . . . CCM. . . 69.. . .. .. . 480 volt... .. Less than 50 THF . . . .. Static regulated brushless PM excited Construction . .4) Stroke—mm (in) . .. . . . . .. .. . . . . . . . installed on 3412 Pump.STANDARD GRADE POWER MODULE STANDARD EQUIPMENT Engine Air cleaner. . . . . . . . Class H — 2 extra dips and . . V-12... .. . synchroscope Paralleling: semiautomatic or fully automatic Protective Relays: 27. .. . .. . . . .. . . . .. . . . . . . . .bakes on random wound units Enclosure . ... .0) Displacement—L (cu in) . . manually operated Connection terminals. .. . .7) Stroke—mm (in) . . .. lubricating oil Fuel-water separator system Insulated muffler PSG governor. 3512 and 3516 ENGINES V-8.. . . . . . . . . . .V-8 . Less than ± 1% Voltage gain . . . . . . .. . . . . . . . 190 (7. .. . . .. 810. . .. space heater Container Air intake louvers Bus bar access door Fuel tank w/gauge Steel deck floor – galvanized 24 VDC lighting Switchgear Automatic start/stop with cycle cranking and cooldown timer Auxiliary power connections for jacket water heater. .. . .engine speed droop and line loss Wave form . Turbocharged-Aftercooled CATERPILLAR® 3508.. . . . .. .
• ISO/TC 104 Requirements for Cargo Containers • ANSI/MH5. An empty two-axle chassis weighs 6000 lb (gross) and a three-axle chassis weighs 8200 lb (gross).1 Basic Requirements for Cargo Containers • ANSI/MH5.4 – – 900 EkW 800 EkW 1400 kV•A 3508 40 ft C – 31 62 1250 EkW 1120 EkW 2000 kV•A 3512 40 ft C – 23 46 1750 EkW 2000 EkW 1600 EkW 1800 EkW 2000 kV•A 2250 kV•A 3516 40 ft C – 17 33 3516 40 ft C – 15 30 Engine and Container Information Fuel Capacity Hours of operation at 60% load factor** Approximate Weight (Dry) – Container with Generator Set and Switchgear Rear Axle Shipping Weight 9750 21 500 12 250 27 000 8850 19 500 13 400 29 500 15 900 35 000 11 800 26 000 17 250 38 000 20 000 44 000 12 700 28 000 19 250 42 500 22 000 48 500 14 300 31 500 22 000 48 500 25 700 56 500 19 300 42 500 24 040 53 000 27 670 61 000 18 600 41 000 With kg Undercarriage Ib With kg Undercarriage Ib **Maximum standby rating at 1800 rpm W *Container Dimensions A 20 ft STD CAP L 610 cm (240 in) W 244 cm (96 in) H1 259 cm (102 in) H2 381 cm (150 in) C 40 ft HI CAP 1219 cm (480 in) 244 cm (96 in) 290 cm (114 in) 411 cm (162 in) L H1 H2 L W H1 H2 NOTE: The container meets or exceeds the following standards and regulations. a 3516 Power Module has a rear axle weight of 42 500 lb. Maximum allowable weight (rear axles) on interstate highways is 34 000 lb for a two-axle chassis and 43 500 lb for three-axle chassis.STANDARD GRADE POWER MODULE TECHNICAL DATA Prime +10% Rating Information 60 Hz 50 Hz 50 Hz Engine Model Container size Container dimensions* 660 gal (2500 L) Standard 20 ft 1250 gal (4732 L) Standard 40 ft 2500 gal (9464 L) Optional 40 ft Including Container kg Ib 600 EkW 900 EkW 520 EkW 800 EkW 650 kV•A 1000 kV•A 3412 20 ft A 25 – – 3508 20 ft A 16. .1 Requirements for Closed Van Containers The power module must have support under the center when set on the ground. The 3516 requires tri-axle chassis or options in price list. Typically.1.
and emergency stop. Protection Shutdowns: Overspeed. Metering accuracy is 0. .8 power factor. Alarms: Low coolant level AC Metering Three-phase volts (L-L). failure to start (overcrank). overcrank. LED shall be extinguished when ECS is placed in the off/reset position if the alarm condition has been corrected. four-position – off/reset. Programming and Diagnostics Includes field programmable set-points for engine control and monitoring variables and self diagnosis of EMCP II system component and wiring failures. low oil pressure (pre-alarm). Manual Paralleling Controls consisting of reverse power relay. molded case circuit breaker with solid state trip unit for overload (time overcurrent) and fault (instantaneous) protection. Engine Control Switch Snap action rotary switch. should another fault occur even prior to correction of the initial fault. and low DC voltage. twist to reset. the horn shall sound and an LED shall flash. stop/cooldown for manual operation cooldown. the horn shall be silenced and the lamp steadied. automatic remote starting by customer contact closure. Includes DC shunt trip coil activated on any generator set monitored fault. and cooldown timer. engine control switch not in automatic. high coolant temperature (pre-alarm). Lamp test shall also sound the alarm horn. Circuit Breaker Fix mounted. With LED indicator for each condition. Prevents engine starting when depressed. Reverse power condition causes tripping of the generator circuit breaker. Circuit breaker is sized for full load capacity of the generator set at 0. amperes and frequency with phase select pushbutton.5%. manually operated. engine rpm. spring return to center switch for alarm acknowledge and lamp test of all discrete indicating lamps. and sounding of alarm horn. stop/cooldown. Alarm Acknowledge/Lamp Test Switch Three-position. synchronizing lights. manual. three-pole. and switch. and water temperature. automatic. Control Automatic starting with field adjustable cycle crank. low oil pressure.STANDARD GRADE POWER MODULE STANDARD CONTROLS 12 m (40 ft) containers 480 V/60 Hz. Emergency Stop Pushbutton Mushroom head. flashing of indicating lamp. immediate engine shutdown. Includes pushbutton to hold display on any single parameter. Includes alarm horn and acknowledge pushbutton. idle/rated switch. on backlit LCD. Upon acknowledgement from alarm acknowledge/lamp test switch. Load Share Governor Electronic load sharing governor with speed adjust potentiometer. Off/reset for engine shutdown and resetting faults. backlit LCD display of engine hours. and isochronous/droop switch. high water temperature. Annunciation Circuits Upon receipt of an alarm or shutdown condition. DC battery voltage. causes engine shutdown and tripping of the generator circuit breaker. Alarm Module Flashing LED warnings for: low coolant temperature. manual for local starting and manual paralleling. 400 V/50 Hz) Floorstanding switchgear includes the following functions and features: Electronic Modular Control Panel (EMCP II) Components Generator Set Control (GSC) Monitoring Sequentially rotating. oil pressure. Circuits are recurring such that the LED shall flash and the horn sound.
high water temperature. Bus bars are sized for full load capacity of the generator set at 0.STANDARD GRADE POWER MODULE STANDARD CONTROLS (Continued) Voltage Regulator Standard Caterpillar generator-mounted VR3 voltage regulator with voltage adjust rheostat mounted in the floorstanding switchgear. backlit LCD display of engine hours. Metering accuracy is 0. Bus Bars Three-phase plus fully rated neutral bus bars with NEMA standard hole pattern for connection of customer load cables and generator cables.8 power factor. . Alarm Module Flashing LED warnings for: low coolant temperature. generator space heater. and low DC voltage. two connected to the generator side of the circuit breaker. and emergency stop. amperes and frequency with phase select pushbutton. and cooldown timer. and battery charger. connected to the generator frame ground and container frame with holes for connection of field ground cable. Includes pushbutton to hold display on any single parameter. and water temperature. 4160V or 3300V Power Modules Similar to 480 V and 400 V units except for the following: All bus bars are silver plated copper Generator circuit breaker. on backlit LCD. Programming and Diagnostics Includes field programmable set-points for engine control and monitoring variables and self diagnosis of EMCP II system component and wiring failures. Control Automatic starting with field adjustable cycle crank. Alarms: Low coolant level AC Metering Three-phase volts (L-L). Bus bars are accessible from outside of the power module via hinged.5%. high coolant temperature (pre-alarm). 400 V/50 Hz) Standard generator mounted Electronic Modular Control Panel II (EMCP II) with the following features: Electronic Modular Control Panel (EMCP II) Components Generator Set Control (GSC) Monitoring Sequentially rotating. DC battery voltage. engine rpm. with instantaneous setting. Current Transformers (3) Five-ampere secondary with shorting terminal strips Potential Transformers (3) 120VAC secondary with primary and secondary fuse protection. Sized for generator voltage and current ratings. Protection Shutdowns: Overspeed. vacuum type. engine control switch not in automatic. failure to start (overcrank). Battery Charger 24VDC/20A battery charger with float/ equalize modes and charging ammeter. oil pressure. With LED indicator for each condition. overcrank. low oil pressure. Includes alarm horn and acknowledge pushbutton. Accessory Power 3500 Power Modules Three 120VAC (60 Hz units) or 230VAC (50 Hz units) shore power connections for jacket water heaters. one connected to the load side of the circuit breaker. low oil pressure (pre-alarm). 3-pole. lockable cable access door. 6 m (20 ft) containers 480 V/60 Hz. Includes draw-out overcurrent relay. ANSI device 50/51. manually operated with 24VDC shunt trip. Also includes ground bus.
S. Reverse power condition causes tripping of the generator circuit breaker. and battery charger. © 1997 Caterpillar Inc. charging ammeter and battery voltmeter.A. Materials and specifications are subject to change without notice. Bus bars are sized for full load capacity of the generator set at 0. . mounted in EMCP II with speed adjust potentiometer PSG governor. Accessory Power 3400 Power Modules (60 Hz units) One 240 VAC shore power connection for jacket water heater One 120 VAC shore power connection for generator space heater and battery charger (50 Hz units) Two 230 VAC shore power connections for jacket water heaters. immediate engine shutdown. speed raise-lower switch with 3412 power modules Circuit Breaker Generator mounted. Circuit breaker is sized for full load capacity of the generator set at 0. manually operated. lockable cable access door. molded case circuit breaker with solid state trip unit for overload (time overcurrent) and fault (instantaneous) protection. The International System of Units (SI) is used in this publication.STANDARD GRADE POWER MODULE STANDARD CONTROLS (Continued) Manual Paralleling Controls consisting of reverse power relay. All rights reserved. LEHX7305-01 Supersedes LEHX6113 Printed in U. Bus Bars Three-phase plus fully rated neutral bus bars with NEMA standard hole pattern for connection of customer load cables. synchronizing lights. Includes DC shunt trip coil activated on any generator set monitored fault. connected to generator frame ground and container frame with holes for connection of field ground cable. Bus bars are accessible from outside of the power module via hinged. Battery Charger 24 VDC/20A battery charger with float/equalize modes. Also includes ground bus. and sounding of alarm horn. Well mounted within the power module.8 power factor. three-pole. and switch. Current Transformers (3) Governor 2301A electronic speed control with 3500 power modules. generator space heater.8 power factor. visual indication.