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Cat® 3512C Industrial Diesel Engine

The Cat® 3512C Industrial Diesel Engine is offered in the following rating: 1120 bkW (1500 bhp) @ 1800 rpm. This rating is U.S. EPA Tier 2 equivalent. Industries and applications powered by 3512C engines include Bore/Drill Rigs, Chippers/Grinders, Construction, Cranes, Dredgers, Forestry, General Industrial, Material Handling, Mining, Mobile Earthmoving Equipment, Pumps, Shovels/Draglines, Surface Hauling Equipment and Trenchers.

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SPECIFICATION SUMMARY
  • Minimum Power 1500.0 bhp
  • Maximum Power 1500.0 bhp
  • Emissions U.S. EPA Tier 2 Equivalent
  • Rated Speeds 1800 rpm

PRICE (USD)
Call 440-838-7348 for rate information

Power Rating

  • Minimum Power
    1500.0 bhp
  • Maximum Power
    1500.0 bhp
  • Rated Speeds
    1800 rpm
  • Minimum Power
    1500 HP
  • Maximum Power
    1500 HP
  • Rated Speed
    1800 rpm
  • Maximum Torque
    5259 lb-ft @ 1500 rpm
  • Maximum Power
    1500 HP
  • Maximum Torque
    5259 lb-ft @ 1500 rpm
  • Rated Speed
    1800 rpm
  • Minimum Power
    1500 HP

Emission Standards

  • Emissions
    U.S. EPA Tier 2 Equivalent
  • Emissions
    U.S. EPA Tier 2 Equivalent
  • Emissions
    U.S. EPA Tier 2 Equivalent

General

  • Engine Configuration
    V-12, 4-Stroke-Cycle Diesel
  • Bore
    170 mm (6.7 in)
  • Stroke
    190 mm (7.5 in)
  • Displacement
    51.8 L (3158 in³)
  • Aspiration
    Turbocharged Aftercooled
  • Rotation (from flywheel end)
    Counterclockwise
  • Engine Configuration
    V-12, 4-Stroke-Cycle Diesel
  • Bore
    170 mm (6.7 in)
  • Stroke
    190 mm (7.5 in)
  • Aspiration
    Turbocharged Aftercooled
  • Displacement
    51.8 L (3158 in³)
  • Rotation from Flywheel End
    Counterclockwise
  • Bore
    6.7 in
  • Stroke
    7.5 in
  • Displacement
    3158 in³
  • Engine Configuration
    V-12, 4-Stroke-Cycle Diesel
  • Bore
    6.7 in
  • Stroke
    7.5 in
  • Displacement
    3158 in³
  • Aspiration
    Turbocharged Aftercooled
  • Rotation from Flywheel End
    Counterclockwise

Engine Dimensions (Approximate. Final dimensions dependent on selected options)

  • Length
    3067 mm (120.8 in)
  • Width
    1785 mm (70.3 in)
  • Height
    1806 mm (71.1 in)
  • Weight, Net Dry (Basic Operating Engine Without Optional Attachments)
    6078 kg (13,400 lb)

Engine Dimensions - Approximate

  • Height
    1806 mm (71.1 in)
  • Length
    3067 mm (120.8 in)
  • Weight - Net Dry - Basic Operating Engine Without Optional Attachments
    6078 kg (13,400 lb)
  • Width
    1785 mm (70.3 in)
  • Height
    71.1 in
  • Width
    70.3 in
  • Length
    120.8 in
  • Weight - Net Dry - Basic Operating Engine Without Optional Attachments
    13400 lb
  • Weight - Net Dry - Basic Operating Engine Without Optional Attachments
    13400 lb
  • Length
    120.8 in
  • Width
    70.3 in
  • Height
    71.1 in

Reliable, Quiet and Durable Power

World-class manufacturing capability and processes coupled with proven core engine designs assure reliability, quiet operation, and many hours of productive life.

Fuel Efficiency

Fuel consumption optimized to match operating cycles of a wide range of equipment and applications while maintaining low operating costs.

Quality

Every Cat engine is manufactured to stringent quality standards in order to assure customer satisfaction.

World-class Product Support Offered Through Global Cat Dealer Network

  • Scheduled maintenance, including SOSSM sample
  • Customer Support Agreements (CSA)
  • Caterpillar Extended Service Coverage (ESC)
  • Superior dealer service network
  • Extended dealer service network through the Cat Industrial Service Distributor (ISD) program

World-class Product Support Offered Through Global Cat Dealer Network

  • Scheduled maintenance, including SOSSM sample
  • Customer Support Agreements (CSA)
  • Caterpillar Extended Service Coverage (ESC)
  • Superior dealer service network
  • Extended dealer service network through the Cat Industrial Service Distributor (ISD) program

Standard Equipment:

  • Air Inlet System
    • Air to Air Aftercooled (ATAAC)
    • Two turbochargers, rear mounted
  • Control System
    • Electronic Engine Control, RH
  • Cooling System
    • Thermostats and housing
    • Gear driven centrifugal jacket water pump
    • Connections for radiator cooling
  • Exhaust System
    • Exhaust manifold, dry
    • Two turbochargers with watercooled bearings
    • Two exhaust outlets, 203 mm (8 in) round flange
  • Flywheels And Flywheel Housing
    • SAE No. 00 flywheel (183 teeth)
    • SAE No. 00 flywheel housing
  • Fuel System
    • Fuel filter, LH spin-on type
    • Fuel transfer pump
    • Electronically controlled unit injectors
  • Instrumentation
    • No standard instrument or gauge panel
  • Lube System
    • Crankcase breather, top mounted
    • Oil cooler
    • Oil filler and dipstick, LH
    • Oil pump
    • Oil filter, LH, spin-on type
    • Oil pan
  • Mounting System
    • Trunnion front support
  • Power Take Off
    • Front housing, two sided
  • Protection System
    • ECM monitoring system to provide customer programmable engine
    • Deration strategies to protect against adverse operating conditions
    • Emergency stop logic inputs provided at 40 pin customer interface connection
  • Starting System
    • Dual 24V electric starting motor
  • General
    • Vibration damper
    • Lifting eyes
    • Paint: Caterpillar yellow

Optional Equipment: