3516B (50 Hz) Generator Set

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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

SR5 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

Cat ECS Control Panel

  • User-friendly interface and navigation
  • Scalable system to meet a wide range of installation requirements
  • 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


  • IBC seismic certification
  • EU Declaration of Conformity
  • EU Declaration of Incorporation
  • Eurasian Conformity (EAC)

Single-Source Supplier

  • 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

Worldwide 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

Generator Set Specifications
Standby Rating 2500 kVA
Prime Power Rating 2275 kVA
Emissions/Fuel Strategy Low Fuel, Low Emissions
Voltage 380 to 11000 Volts
Frequency 50 Hz
Speed 1500 rpm
Duty Cycle Standby, Mission Critical, Prime, Continuous
Maximum Rating 2500 kVA
Minimum Rating 2000 kVA
Engine Specifications
Engine Model 3516B TA, V-16, 4-Stroke Water-Cooled Diesel
Bore 170 mm (6.69 in)
Stroke 215 mm (8.46 in)
Displacement 78.08 l (4764.73 in)
Compression Ratio 15.5:1
Aspiration TA
Fuel System Electronic unit injection
Governor Type Adem™3
Generator Set Dimensions
Length - Minimum 5928 mm (233.4 in)
Length - Maximum 6377 mm (251.7 in)
Width - Maximum 2286 mm (90 in)
Height - Maximum 2367 mm (93.2 in)
Dry Weight - Genset (minimum) 14470 kg (31900 lb)
Dry Weight - Genset (maximum) 18290 kg (40320 lb)

Standard Equipment

  • Air Inlet
    • Air cleaner
  • Cooling
    • Package mounted radiator
  • Exhaust
    • Exhaust flange outlet
  • Fuel
    • Secondary fuel filters
    • Fuel priming pump
    • Primary fuel filter with integral water separator
  • Generator
    • Matched to the performance and output characteristics of Cat engines
    • IP23 Protection
  • Power Termination
    • Busbar
  • Control Panel
    • Cat ECS 100
  • General
    • Paint – Caterpillar yellow except rails and radiators gloss black

Optional Equipment

  • Exhaust
    • Exhaust mufflers (except Tier 4)
  • Generator
    • Permanent magnet excitation (PMG)
    • Internal excitation (IE)
    • Anti-condensation heater
    • Oversize and premium generators
  • Power Termination
    • Circuit breakers, UL listed
    • Circuit breakers, IEC compliant
  • Control Panels
    • Generator temperature monitoring & protection
    • Digital I/O module
    • Load share module
    • EMCP 4.4
    • Remote monitoring software
  • Mounting
    • Spring type vibration isolators
    • IBC isolators
    • Rubber anti-vibration mounts
  • Starting/Charging
    • Oversize batteries
    • Charging alternator
    • Heavy duty starting system
    • Jacket water heater
    • Air starting motor with control and silencer
    • Battery chargers
  • General
    • Seismic Certification per applicable building codes: IBC 2000, IBC 2003, IBC 2006, IBC 2009, CBC 2007
    • EU Certificate of Conformance (CE)
    • The following options are based on regional and product configuration:
    • Enclosures: Sound attenuated, weather protective
    • Automatic transfer switches (ATS)
    • UL 2200 package
    • Integral & sub-base UL listed dual wall fuel tanks
    • Integral & sub-base fuel tanks
    • EEC Declaration of Conformity
    • CSA Certification

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