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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 Certification of Conformance (CE)
  • 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 2000 kVA
Maximum Rating 2500 kVA
Emissions/Fuel Strategy Low Fuel, Low Emissions
Voltage 380 to 415 Volts
Frequency 50 Hz
Speed 1500 rpm
Duty Cycle Standby, Mission Critical, Prime, Continuous
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 l (4764.73 in)
Compression Ratio 15.5:1
Aspiration TA
Fuel System Electronic unit injection
Governor Type Adem™3
Generator Set Dimensions
Length - Maximum 6282 mm (247.3 in)
Width - Maximum 2286 mm (90 in)
Height - Maximum 2494 mm (98.2 in)
Dry Weight - Genset (maximum) 15535 kg (34250 lb)

Standard Equipment

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

Optional Equipment

  • Control System
    • EMCP4.3, EMCP 4.4
    • Controller: [ ] EMCP 4.2 [ ] EMCP 4.3 [ ] EMCP 4.4
    • Local annunciator module: [ ] NFPA 110 [ ] Custom
  • Air Inlet System
    • Single element filter
    • Dual element air cleaner
  • Engine Options
    • Batteries: [ ] Standard (1400 CCA) [ ] Heavy Duty (2800 CCA)
    • Air Cleaner: [ ] Single element air cleaners [ ] Dual element air cleaners [ ] Heavy duty air cleaners
    • Starting Motors: [ ] Standard [ ] Heavy Duty
    • Battery Charger: [ ] 10A [ ] 20A [ ] 35A
    • Starting Aids: [ ] 220V 50 Hz Jacket Water Heater
    • Muffler: [ ] Industrial Grade
  • Cooling System
    • Coolant
    • Standard ambient ATAAC radiators
    • Optional installed ATAAC radiators
    • Water level switch gauges
    • Standard ambient radiators
    • Optional installed radiators
  • Crankcase System
    • Explosion relief valves
    • No explosion relief valves
    • Ventilation system
  • Alternators
    • Temperature Rise (over 40°C ambient): [ ] 150°C [ ] 125°C [ ] 105°C [ ] 80°C
  • Exhaust System
    • Y-Adapters
    • Flanges
    • Clean emission parts
    • Mufflers
    • Flange and exhaust expanders
    • Tier 4 clean emissions module
    • Tier 4 dosing cabinet
    • Flexible fittings
    • Elbows
    • Exhaust offset
    • Tier 4 clean emission MOD Kits
  • Power Termination
    • Power Termination: [ ] Bus Bar [ ] Circuit Breaker
    • Circuit Breaker rating: [ ] 2000A [ ] 2500A [ ] 3200A [ ] 4000A
    • Circuit breaker trip unit: [ ] LSI [ ] LSIG [ ] LSIG-P
  • Fuel System
    • Fuel Priming Pumps (Tier 4) – Manual or Electric
    • Primary Fuel Filter
  • Extended Service Contract (ESC)
    • Extended Service Contract (ESC): [ ] 2 Year [ ] 3 Year [ ] 5 Year
  • General
    • Special paint (Colors other than Caterpillar yellow or high performance paints)
    • US aid emblem
  • Generators and Attachments
    • Low / Medium voltage: 380/400/415 volts, 3 phase 1500 rpm. RW, PM, No. of Leads = 6, Pitch = .6667: 1600 and 1800 Frames
    • Low / Medium voltage: 380/400/415 volts, 3 phase 1500 rpm. RW, IE, No. of Leads = 6, Pitch = .6667: 1600 Frame
    • Alternator air cleaner
    • Space heater
    • Thermostate for space heater
    • Differntial current transformers (DCT) 8.7 kV and 15 kV classes
    • Differential current transformers (DCT)
    • Generator conversion
  • Instrumentation
    • Pyrometer and Thermocouples
  • Lubrication System
    • Oil level regulator
    • Prelube pumps
    • Lube oil in standard sump
  • Mounting System
    • IBC vibration isolators
    • Puck style low efficiency isolators
    • Spring type vibration isolators
  • Power Connections
    • Neutral ground connections
    • Ground cables between generator and terminal box
    • 2700 Frame, four lead, four terminal
    • Left side power connections
    • Low voltage circuit breakers
    • Rear power connections
    • Center post busbar
    • Right side power connections
  • Special Tests / Reports
    • PGS test report @ 0.8 power factor
    • Generator set fuel consumption test
    • PGS test report @ 1.0 power factor
    • Standard engine test charge
    • OSHPD certification
    • Fuel consumption test
    • generator test report
    • Canadian Standards Association certification
    • IBC certification
    • Torsional vibration analysis reports
  • Starting and Charging
    • Air starting motors
    • Starter cover
    • 10, 20, 35 and 50 amp battery chargers
    • Air pressure regulator
    • Electric starting motors
    • 24 Volt battery set – Dry
    • Jacket water heaters
    • Engine barring device
  • Extended Service Coverage
    • Platinum, Gold and Silver coverage

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