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3516B 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

EMCP 4 Control Panel

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

Certifications

  • IBC Seismic Certification
  • EU Declaration of Conformity
  • EEC Declaration of Conformity

One Safe Source

  • 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

World Wide 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
Minimum Rating 1750 kVA
Maximum Rating 2275 kVA
Emissions/Fuel Strategy Low Fuel Consumption
Voltage 380 to 11000 Volts
Frequency 50 Hz
Speed 1500 rpm
Duty Cycle Prime, Continuous
Engine Specifications
Engine Model 3516B TA, V-16, 4-Stroke Water-Cooled Diesel
Bore 170 mm (6.69 in)
Stroke 190 mm (7.48 in)
Stroke - HD 215 mm (8.46 in)
Displacement 69 l (4210.64 in)
Displacement - HD 78.08 l (4764.73 inu00b3)
Compression Ratio 14.0:1 Std 15.5:1 HD
Aspiration TA
Fuel System Electronic unit injection
Governor Type Adem™4
Generator Set Dimensions
Length - Minimum 7066 mm (278.2 in)
Length - Maximum 7416 mm (292 in)
Width - Maximum 2286 mm (90 in)
Height - Maximum 2360 mm (92.9 in)
Dry Weight - Genset (minimum) 15135 kg (33300 lb)
Dry Weight - Genset (maximum) 16490 kg (36280 lb)

Standard Equipment

  • Air Inlet System
    • Air cleaner, single element canister type
  • Air Inlet
    • Air Cleaner
  • Control System
    • Emergency stop pushbutton
    • Cat Connect
    • kVAr-hr (total)
    • DC volts
    • Communications:
    • Serial annunciator module data link
    • Lamp test
    • Customizable screens
    • EMCP 4.2
    • Reverse power (kW) (32)
    • Accessory module data link
    • Overcurrent (50/51)
    • Speed adjust
    • kW-hr (total)
    • Warning / shutdown with common LED indication of shutdowns for:
    • Failure to start (overcrank)
    • 1 Programmable relay outputs (Form C)
    • Text alarm / event descriptions
    • Oil pressure (psi, kPa or bar)
    • Power Factor (per phase & average)
    • True RMS AC metering, 3-phase, +/-2% accuracy
    • Amps (per phase & average)
    • Overspeed
    • High coolant temperature
    • Programmable protective relaying functions:
    • Emergency stop
    • 3 Analog inputs
    • Over / under frequency (81 o/u)
    • 6 Customer programmable digital inputs
    • kVAr (per phase, average & percent)
    • RPM
    • Regulator (IVR) – IVR includes reactive droop capability, 3-phase voltage sensing, KVAR/PF modes, RFI suppression, min/max exciter
    • Low coolant temperature
    • Engine cycle crank
    • PLC functionality
    • Low coolant level
    • kW (per phase, average & percent)
    • Auto / star t/ stop control
    • 1 Programmable digital outputs
    • Environmental sealed front face
    • Digital indication for:
    • Alarm acknowledge
    • Generator mounted – rear facing
    • Over / under voltage (27/59)
    • Generator phase sequence
    • Low oil pressure
    • Engine cool-down timer
    • 4 Programmable relay outputs (Form A)
    • kVA (per phase, average & percent)
    • Number of I/O varies on options selected:
    • Generator set packages include Caterpillars Voltage
    • Load histogram feature
    • Operating hours
    • Coolant temperature
    • Customer data link (Modbus RTU)
    • 24 Volt DC operation
    • Limiter and exciter diode monitor
    • Reverse reactive power (kVAr) (32RV)
    • Controls:
    • Volts (L-L & L-N), frequency (Hz)
  • Cooling
    • Package mounted radiator
  • Exhaust
    • Exhaust flange outlet
  • Fuel
    • Secondary fuel filter
    • Fuel priming pump
    • Primary fuel filter with integral water separator
  • Generator
    • IP23 Protection
    • Matched to the performance and output characteristics of Cat engines
  • Power Termination
    • Bus Bar
  • Control Panel
    • EMCP 4 Genset Controller
  • Cooling System
    • Package mounted radiator
  • Exhaust System
    • Flanged faced outlet(s)
    • Dry exhaust manifold
  • Fuel System
    • Flexible fuel lines – shipped loose
    • Fuel priming pump
    • Fuel cooler; not included with packages without radiator
    • Secondary fuel filters
  • General
    • Paint – Caterpillar yellow except rails and radiators gloss black
    • RH Service
    • Flywheel and Flywheel housing-SAE No. 00
    • SAE Standard Rotation
    • Paint – Caterpillar Yellow except rails and radiators gloss black
  • Generators and Attachments
    • Bus bar connections, right side extension box, bottom cable entry – 60 Hz models: NEMA standard hole pattern
    • NEMA Class H insulation, Class H temperature rise at 40C ambient
      (125C prime / 150C standby)
    • Winding temperature detectors
    • IP23 Protection
    • MV:
    • Class H insulation, Class F temperature rise at 40C ambient (105C prime / 130C standby)
    • Form wound
    • Random wound
    • Permanent magnet
    • 6 lead
    • Permanent magnet
    • Form wound
    • Matched to the performance and output characteristics of Cat engines
    • NEMA Class H insulation, Class H temperature rise at 40C ambient
      (125C prime / 150C standby) – 60 Hz models: NEMA standard hole pattern
    • LV
    • Anti condensation space heater
    • Winding temperature detectors
    • 3 Phase brushless, salient pole
    • Winding temperature detectors
    • Permanent magnet
    • HV:
  • Governing System
    • ADEM A3
  • Lube System
    • Oil filter, filler and dipstick
    • Fumes disposal
    • Oil drain lines and valve
    • Lubricating oil
    • Integral lube oil cooler
    • Gear type lube oil pump
  • Mounting System
    • Rubber anti-vibration mounts (shipped loose)
    • Anti-vibration mounts (shipped loose)
    • Rails – engine / generator / radiator mounting
  • Starting System
    • 24 Volt electric starting motor
    • Battery and battery rack w/cables
    • Battery disconnect switch
    • 45 Amp charging alternator

Optional Equipment

  • Exhaust
    • Exhaust mufflers
  • Air Inlet System
    • Single element Filter
    • Dual element air cleaner
    • Standard ambient radiators
    • Standard ambient ATAAC radiators
    • Optional radiator arrangements
  • Generator
    • Permanent magnet excitation (PMG)
    • Anti-condensation heater
    • Oversize and premium generators
    • Internal excitation (IE)
  • Control Panels
    • Annunciator – remote
    • Remote monitoring software
    • Generator main terminal box
    • Load share module
    • Empty upper box
    • Side extension box
    • EMCP 4.3, EMCP 4.4
    • Annunciator – local
    • Cable Shroud
    • Digital I/O module
    • Vandal proof panel cover
    • EMCP 4.3
    • Generator temperature monitoring & protection
    • EMCP 4.2
    • Load share module
    • Remote monitoring software
    • EMCP 4.4
    • Digital I/O module
  • Cooling System
    • Coolant
    • Water level switch gauges
  • Mounting
    • Spring-type vibration isolator
    • Rubber anti-vibration mounts
    • IBC isolators
  • Crankcase Systems
    • Crankcase ventilation systems
    • Crankcase protection groups:
    • Explosion relief valve
    • No explosion relief valves
  • Exhaust System
    • Clean emission parts
    • Y Adapters
    • Tier 4 dosing cabinet
    • Flexible fittings
    • Elbows>
    • Flange and exhaust expanders
    • Tier 4 clean emission MOD kits
    • Exhaust offset
    • Tier 4 lean emissions moduel
    • Flanges
    • Mufflers
  • Starting/Charging
    • Oversize batteries
    • Air starting motor with control and silencer
    • Charging alternator
    • Heavy-duty starting system
    • Battery chargers
    • Jacket water heater
  • Extended Service Coverage
    • Platinum, Silver and Gold coverage
  • General
    • Automatic transfer switches (ATS)
    • UL 2200 package
    • EEC Declaration of Conformity
    • Seismic Certification per applicable building codes: IBC 2000, IBC 2003, IBC 2006, IBC 2009, CBC 2007
    • The following options are based on regional and product configuration:
    • Integral & sub-base UL listed dual wall fuel tanks
    • Integral & sub-base fuel tanks
    • EU Certificate of Conformance (CE)
    • Enclosures: sound attenuated, weather protective
    • CSA Certification
  • Fuel System
    • Gas fuel filter
    • Primary fuel filter
    • Fuel priming pump (Tier 4)
  • Generators and Attachments
    • Differential current transformers
    • 3000 Frame – 10000, 10500, 11000 Volts, 3 Phase 1500 rpm, FW, PM, No. of leads = 6, Pitch = .6667
    • 1600 Frame – 380, 400, 415 Volts, 3 Phase 1500 rpm ,FW, PM, No. of leads = 6, Pitch = .6667
    • Space heater kit
    • Generator conversions
    • Generators high voltage
    • 2700 Frame – 6300, 6600, 6900 Volts, 3 Phase 1500 rpm, FW, PM, No. of leads = 6, Pitch = .6667
    • Hi voltage optional attachments
    • 1600 Frame – 380, 400, 415 Volts, 3 Phase 1500 rpm, RW, PM, No. of leads = 6, Pitch = .6667
    • 1800 Frame
    • 1600 Frame – 380, 400, 415 Volts, 3 Phase 1500 rpm, RW, IE, No. of leads = 6, Pitch = .6667
    • Alternator air cleaner
  • Instrumentation
    • Pyrometer and Termocouples
  • Lube System
    • Prelube pump groups
    • Oil level regulator
    • Lube oil in standard sump
  • Mounting System
    • Spring type vibration isolators
    • IBC vibration isolators
    • Puck style low efficiency isolators
  • Power Connections
    • Neutral ground connections
    • Center post busbar
    • left side power connections
    • Rear power connections
    • Grounding groups
    • Cable entry – rear
    • Cable entry – left side
    • Cable entry – right side
    • Right side power connections
  • Power Termination
    • 2000, 2500, 3200 Amp, 3 Pole, IEC rated circuit breakers
    • 1600, 2000, 2500, 3000 and 4000 Amp, 3 Pole, UL-100% rated circuit breakers
    • 2000, 2500, 3200 Amp, 4 Pole, IEC rated circuit breakers
    • Circuit breakers – LV packages
    • Circuit breakers, IEC compliant
    • Circuit breakers, UL listed
  • Special Tests / Reports
    • Seismic certifications
    • Generator set report
    • Fuel consumption test
    • PGS test report @ 1.0 power factor
    • Standard engine test
    • OSPD certification
    • Torsional vibration analysis
    • PGS test report @ 0.8 power factor
  • Starting / Charging
    • Air pressure regulator
    • Jacket water heaters
    • Batteries, racks and cables
    • 50 Amp NFPA battery charger
    • Starter covers
    • 10, 20 and 35 Amp battery charger
    • Electric starting motors
    • Engine barring devices
    • Air starting motors

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