3512C Land Electric-Drive Drilling Module with Dynamic Gas Blending

Product Description

Oil and gas drilling is a complex task that requires specialized power generation equipment. Cat 3500 power modules with Dynamic Gas Blending offer the lowest owning and operating cost in drilling applications. They are specifically designed for drilling operations of electric AC rigs and combine decades of field experience of the 3500 platform with the latest electronics to ensure highest performance, optimum dual fuel operation, 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 with dynamic gas blending kit rating: 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

U.S. EPA Nonroad Tier 2
Oil Change Interval
Generator Set Control
EMCP 4.4
Engine Control and Protection
Fuel System



Capacity for Liquids

Lube Oil System - Refill
84gal (US)
Cooling System - Engine
41gal (US)

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