3516B Generator Set

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
  • Generator

  • Matched to the performance and output characteristics of Cat engines
  • Industry leading mechanical and electrical design
  • Industry leading motor starting capabilities
  • High Efficiency
  • Cat EMCP Control Panel

    The EMCP controller features the reliability and durability you have come to expect from your Cat equipment. EMCP4 is a scalable control platform designed to ensure reliable generator set operation, providing extensive information about power output and engine operation. EMCP4 systems can be further customized to meet your needs through programming and expansion modules.

    Design Criteria

    The generator set accepts 100% rated load in one step per NFPA 110 and meets ISO 8528-5 transient response.

    UL 2200 / CSA
     - Optional

  • UL 2200 listed packages
  • CSA Certified
  • Certain restrictions may apply.
  • Consult with your Cat® Dealer.
  • Single-Source Supplier

    Fully prototype tested with certified torsional vibration analysis available

    World Wide Product Support

    Cat dealers provide extensive post-sale support including maintenance and repair agreements. Cat dealers have over 1,800 dealer branch stores operating in 200 countries. The Caterpillar S•O•S℠ program cost effectively detects internal engine component condition, even the presence of unwanted fluids and combustion by-products

    Generator Set Specifications
    Minimum Rating 1640 ekW
    Maximum Rating 2250 ekW
    Voltage 220 to 13800
    Frequency 60 Hz
    Speed 1800 RPM
    Generator Set Configurations
    Emissions/Fuel Strategy Low Fuel Consumption, Low Emissions
    Engine Specifications
    Engine Model 3516B TA, V-16, 4-Stroke Water-Cooled Diesel
    Bore 170 mm (6.69 in)
    Displacement (Std) 69 L (4210.64 in3)
    Displacement (HD) 78.08 L (4764.73 in3)
    Stroke (Std) 190 mm (7.48 in)
    Stroke (HD) 215 mm (8.46 in)
    Compression Ratio 14.0:1 Std 15.5:1 HD
    Aspiration TA
    Governor Type Adem™3
    Fuel System Electronic unit injection

    Standard Equipment

    • Air Inlet
      • Air Cleaner
    • Cooling
      • Package mounted radiator
    • Exhaust
      • Exhaust flange outlet
    • Fuel
      • Primary fuel filter with integral water separator
      • Secondary fuel filter
      • Fuel priming pump
    • Generator
      • Matched to the performance and output characteristics of Cat engines
      • IP23 Protection
    • Power Termination
      • Bus Bar
    • Control Panel
      • EMCP 4 Genset Controller
    • General
      • Paint – Caterpillar Yellow except rails and radiators gloss black

    Optional Equipment

    • Exhaust
      • Exhaust mufflers
    • Generator
      • Anti-condensation heater
      • Internal excitation (IE)
      • Permanent magnet excitation (PMG)
      • Oversize and premium generators
    • Power Termination
      • Circuit breakers, UL listed
      • Circuit breakers, IEC compliant
    • Control Panels
      • EMCP 4.2
      • EMCP 4.3
      • EMCP 4.4
      • Generator temperature monitoring & protection
      • Load share module
      • Digital I/O module
      • Remote monitoring software
    • Mounting
      • Rubber anti-vibration mounts
      • Spring-type vibration isolator
      • IBC isolators
    • Starting/Charging
      • Battery chargers
      • Oversize batteries
      • Jacket water heater
      • Heavy-duty starting system
      • Charging alternator
      • Air starting motor with control and silencer
    • General
      • The following options are based on regional and product configuration:
      • Seismic Certification per applicable building codes: IBC 2000, IBC 2003, IBC 2006, IBC 2009, CBC 2007
      • UL 2200 package
      • EU Certificate of Conformance (CE)
      • CSA Certification
      • EEC Declaration of Conformity
      • Enclosures: sound attenuated, weather protective
      • Automatic transfer switches (ATS)
      • Integral & sub-base fuel tanks
      • Integral & sub-base UL listed dual wall fuel tanks

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