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3516B Generator Set

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Design Criteria

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

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.

    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

    UL 2200 / CSA
     - Optional

  • UL 2200 listed packages
  • CSA Certified
  • Certain restrictions may apply.
  • Consult with your Cat® Dealer.
  • 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
    Displacement - HD 78.08 l (4764.73 inu00b3)
    Displacement - Std 69 l (4210.64 inu00b3)
    Fuel System Electronic unit injection
    Aspiration TA
    Governor Type Adem™3
    Compression Ratio 14.0:1 Std 15.5:1 HD
    Bore 170 mm (6.69 in)
    Stroke - HD 215 mm (8.46 in)
    Stroke - Standard 190 mm (7.48 in)
    Generator Set Dimensions
    Length - Maximum 5953 mm (234.4 in)
    Width - Maximum 2286 mm (90 in)
    Height - Maximum 2410 mm (94.9 in)
    Generator Set Specifications
    Dry Weight - Genset (maximum) NaN kg (31.27 lb)

    Standard Equipment

    • Air Inlet System
      • Air cleaner; single element canister type
    • Control Panels
      • EMCP 4.2B
      • Emergency stop pushbutton
      • 24 Volt DC operation
      • Environmental sealed front face
      • Text alarm / event descriptions
      • Generator mounted – Rear facing
      • Generator set packages include Caterpillar’ s Voltage Regulator
      • IVR includes reactive droop capability, 3-phase voltage sensing, KVAR/PF modes, RFI suppression, min / max exciter
      • Limiter and exciter diode monitor
      • Controls:
      • Speed adjust
      • Auto / start / stop control
      • Engine cool-down timer
      • Engine cool-down timer
      • Engine cycle crank
      • Alarm acknowledge
      • Lamp test
      • Load histogram feature
      • PLC functionality
      • Customizable screens
      • 0 True RMS AC metering, 3-phase, +/-2% accuracy
      • Digital indication for:
      • RPM
      • DC volts
      • Operating hours
      • Oil pressure (psi, kPa or bar)
      • Coolant temperature
      • Volts (L-L & L-N)
      • Frequency (Hz)
      • Amps (per phase & average)
      • Power factor (per phase & average)
      • kW (per phase, average & percent)
      • kVA (per phase, average & percent)
      • kVAr (per phase, average & percent)
      • kVAr (per phase, average & percent)
      • Warning / shutdown with common LED indication of shutdowns for01/10/2018:
      • Low oil pressure
      • High coolant temperature
      • Overspeed
      • Emergency stop
      • Failure to start (overcrank)
      • Low coolant temperature
      • Low coolant level
      • Programmable protective relaying functions:
      • Generator phase sequence
      • Over / under voltage (27/59)
      • Over / under frequency (81 o/u)
      • Reverse power (kW) (32)
      • Reverse reactive power (kVAr) (32RV)
      • Overcurrent (50/51)
      • Communications:
      • Customer data link (Modbus RTU)
      • Accessory module data link
      • Serial annunciator module data link
      • Cat Connect
      • 3 Analog inputs
      • 6 Customer programmable digital inputs
      • Number of I/O varies on options selected:
      • 4 Programmable relay outputs (Form A)
      • 1 Programmable relay outputs (Form C)
      • 1 Programmable digital outputs
      • Certified standard PGS provided
      • ATAAC – 3516E Package Radiators shipped installed
      • Dry exhaust manifold
      • Flanged faced outlet(s)
      • Secondary fuel filters
      • Fuel cooler; not included with packages without radiator
      • Flexible fuel lines – shipped loose
      • Fuel priming pump
      • Caterpillar yellow with high gloss black rails and radiator
      • Right hand servicing
      • Flywheel and flywheel housing – SAE No. 00
      • SAE Standard rotation
      • 3 Phase brushless, salient pole
      • 6 lead
      • Low Voltage:
      • Random wound
      • Internal excitation
      • Winding temperature detectors
      • NEMA Class H insulation, Class H temperature rise at 40C ambient (125C prime / 150C standby)
      • Busbar connections, top center mounted, top cable entry
      • NEMA standard hole pattern
      • Medium Voltage:
      • Form wound
      • Permanent magnet
      • Winding temperature detectors
      • NEMA Class H insulation, Class H temperature rise at 40C ambient (125C prime / 150C standby)
      • Busbar connections, right side extension box, bottom cable entry
      • NEMA standard hole pattern
      • Medium Voltage:
      • Form wound
      • Permanent magnet
      • Winding temperature detectors
      • NEMA Class H insulation, Class H temperature rise at 40C ambient (125C prime / 150C standby)
      • Busbar connections, right side extension box, bottom cable entry
      • NEMA standard hole pattern
      • Medium Voltage: Form wound – Permanent magnet – Winding temperature detectors – NEMA Class H insulation, Class H temperature rise at 40C ambient
        (125C prime / 150C standby) – Busbar connections, right side extension box, bottom cable entry – NEMA standard hole pattern
      • Form wound
      • Permanent magnet
      • Winding temperature detectors
      • NEMA Class H insulation, Class H temperature rise at 40C ambient (125C prime / 150C standby)
      • Busbar connections, right side extension box, bottom cable entry
      • NEMA standard hole pattern
      • High Voltage:
      • Form wound – Permanent magnet
      • Permanent magnet
      • Winding temperature detectors
      • Anti Condensation Space Heater
      • Class H insulation, Class F temperature rise at 40C ambient (105C prime / 130C standby)
      • ADEM A3
      • English
      • Lubricating oil
      • Gear type lube oil pump
      • Integral lube oil cool
      • Oil filter, filler and dipstick
      • Oil drain lines and valve
      • Fumes disposal
      • Rails – engine / generator / radiator mounting
      • Anti-vibration mounts (shipped loose)
      • Rubber anti-vibration mounts (shipped loose)
      • 24 Volt electric starting motor
      • 45 Amp charging alternator
      • Battery and battery rack w/cables
      • Battery disconnect switch

    Optional Equipment

    • Control System
      • EMCP 4.3, EMCP 4.4
    • Air Inlet System
      • Single element filter
      • Dual element air cleaner
    • Cooling System
      • Standard ambient radiators
      • Air inlet protection including air shut off magnetic switch
      • Standard ambient ATAAC radiators
      • Optional installed radiator
      • Optional installed ATAAC radiators
      • Water level switch gauges
      • Coolant
    • Exhaust System
      • Elbows
      • Flange and exhaust expanders
      • Flanges
      • Flexible fittings
      • Y adapters
      • Mufflers
      • Exhaust Offset
      • Clean emission parets
    • Fuel System
      • Primary fuel filter
    • General
      • US aid emblem
      • Special paint
    • Generators and Attachments
      • 380, 440, 480, 600 Volts, 3 phase, 1800 rpm, RW, IE, No. of leads: 6, Picth: 0.6667 – 1600 Frame
      • 380, 440, 480, 600 Volts, 3 phase, 1800 rpm, RW, PM, No. of leads: 6, Picth: 0.6667 – 1600 Frame
      • 380, 416, 440, 480, 600, 2400, 4160 Volts, 3 phase, 1800 rpm, RW, PM, No. of leads: 6, Picth: 0.6667 – 1600 and 1800 Frames
      • Space heater
      • Generator conversions IE to PM
      • Alternator air cleaner
    • Intrumentation
      • Pyrometer and thermocouples
    • Lube System
      • Lube oil
      • Oil lever regulator
      • Prelube pump groups
    • Crankcase Systems
      • Crankcase protection group: No explosion relief valves; Explosion relief valves
      • Crankcase ventilation system
    • Mounting System
      • Puck style low efficiency isolators
      • Spring type vibration isolators
      • IBC vibration isolators
    • Power Connections
      • Grounding groups
      • Neutral ground connections
      • Center post busbars
      • Right, left side and rear power connections
    • Special Tests / Reports
      • CSA certification
      • IBC certification
      • Special package tests: PGS test report @ 1.0 and 0.8 power factors
      • Standard engine test charge
      • Generator set test report
      • Fuel consumption test
      • Torsional vibration analysis TVA report
    • Starting / Charging Sytem
      • Jacket water heaters

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