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SPECS SUMMARY

Maximum Power1500 HP (1120 kW)
Maximum Torque5259 lb-ft @ 1500 rpm (7130 Nm @ 1500 rpm)
EmissionsU.S. EPA Tier 2 Equivalent
Rated Speed1800 rpm
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.

Specifications

Maximum Power1500 HP (1120 kW)
Maximum Torque5259 lb-ft @ 1500 rpm (7130 Nm @ 1500 rpm)
EmissionsU.S. EPA Tier 2 Equivalent
Rated Speed1800 rpm
Minimum Power1500 HP (1120 kW)
Length120.8 in (3067 mm)
Engine ConfigurationV-12, 4-Stroke-Cycle Diesel
Bore6.7 in (170 mm)
Stroke7.5 in (190 mm)
Displacement3158 in³ (51.8 l)
AspirationTurbocharged Aftercooled
Rotation from Flywheel EndCounterclockwise
Aftertreatment-
Width70.3 in (1785 mm)
Height71.1 in (1319 mm)
Weight - Net Dry - Basic Operating Engine Without Optional Attachments13400 lb (6078 kg)

Benefits and Features

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

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

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

  • 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

  • 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 to Air Aftercooled (ATAAC)
  • Two turbochargers, rear mounted
  • Electronic Engine Control, RH
  • Thermostats and housing
  • Gear driven centrifugal jacket water pump
  • Connections for radiator cooling
  • Exhaust manifold, dry
  • Two turbochargers with watercooled bearings
  • Two exhaust outlets, 203 mm (8 in) round flange
  • SAE No. 00 flywheel (183 teeth)
  • SAE No. 00 flywheel housing
  • Fuel filter, LH spin-on type
  • Fuel transfer pump
  • Electronically controlled unit injectors
  • No standard instrument or gauge panel
  • Crankcase breather, top mounted
  • Oil cooler
  • Oil filler and dipstick, LH
  • Oil pump
  • Oil filter, LH, spin-on type
  • Oil pan
  • Trunnion front support
  • Front housing, two sided
  • 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
  • Dual 24V electric starting motor
  • Vibration damper
  • Lifting eyes
  • Paint: Caterpillar yellow