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3516B Generator Set

Cat Generator Set Package

  • Cat generator set packages have been fully prototype tested
  • Accepts 100% block load in one step and meets other 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
  • Alternator

    SR5

  • 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 based on seamless design integration to provide the optimum 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
  • Engine Specifications
    Stroke - HD (215 mm)
    Generator Set Specifications
    Minimum Rating 2000 kVA
    Maximum Rating 2500 kVA
    Emissions/Fuel Strategy Low Fuel Consumption, Low Emissions
    Voltage 400 to 11000 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
      • EMCP 4.2
      • 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 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)
      • kW-hr (total)
      • kVAr-hr (total)
      • Warning / shutdown with common LED indication of shutdowns for:
      • 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
    • Cooling System
      • Certified standard PGS provided
      • ATAAC – 3516E Package Radiators shipped installed
    • Exhaust System
      • Dry exhaust manifold
      • Flanged faced outlet(s)
    • Fuel System
      • Secondary fuel filters
      • Fuel cooler; not included with packages without radiator
      • Flexible fuel lines – shipped loose
      • Fuel priming pump
    • General
      • Caterpillar yellow with high gloss black rails and radiator
      • Right hand servicing
      • Flywheel and flywheel housing – SAE No. 00
      • SAE standard rotation
    • Generator and Attachments
      • 3 Phase brushless, salient pole
      • 6 Leads
      • 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
      • High voltage:
      • Form wound
      • Permanent magnet
      • Winding temperature detectors
      • Anti condensation Space heater
      • Class H insulation, Class F temperature rise at 40C ambient (105C prime/130C standby)
    • Governing System
      • ADEM A3
    • Literature
      • English
    • Lubrication System
      • Lubricating oil
      • Gear type lube oil pump
      • Integral lube oil cool
      • Oil filter, filler and dipstick
      • Oil drain lines and valve
      • Fumes disposal
    • Mounting System
      • Rails – engine/generator/radiator mounting
      • Anti-vibration mounts (shipped loose)
      • Rubber anti-vibration mounts (shipped loose)
    • Starting System
      • 24 Volt electric starting motor
      • 45 Amp charging alternator
      • Battery and battery rack w/cables
      • Battery disconnect switch

    Optional Equipment

    • Control System
      • EMCP4.3, EMCP 4.4
    • Air Inlet System
      • Single element filter
      • Dual element air cleaner
    • Cooling System
      • Standard ambient radiators
      • Standard ambient ATAAC radiators
      • Optional installed radiators
      • Optional installed ATAAC radiators
      • Water level switch gauges
      • Coolant
    • Crankcase System
      • No explosion relief valves
      • Explosion relief valves
      • Ventilation system
    • Exhaust System
      • Elbows
      • Flange and exhaust expanders
      • Flanges
      • Flexible fittings
      • Y-Adapters
      • Mufflers
      • Exhaust offset
      • Tier 4 clean emissions module
      • Tier 4 dosing cabinet
      • Tier 4 clean emission MOD Kits
      • Clean emission parts
    • Fuel System
      • Primary Fuel Filter
      • Fuel Priming Pumps (Tier 4) – Manual or Electric
    • General
      • US aid emblem
      • Special paint (Colors other than Caterpillar yellow or high performance paints)
    • Generators and Attachments
      • Low / Medium voltage: 380/400/415 volts, 3 phase 1500 rpm. RW, IE, No. of Leads = 6, Pitch = .6667: 1600 Frame
      • Low / Medium voltage: 380/400/415 volts, 3 phase 1500 rpm. RW, PM, No. of Leads = 6, Pitch = .6667: 1600 and 1800 Frames
      • Space heater
      • Generator conversion
      • Thermostate for space heater
      • Alternator air cleaner
      • Differential current transformers (DCT)
      • Differntial current transformers (DCT) 8.7 kV and 15 kV classes
    • Instrumentation
      • Pyrometer and Thermocouples
    • Lubrication System
      • Lube oil in standard sump
      • Oil level regulator
      • Prelube pumps
    • Mounting System
      • Puck style low efficiency isolators
      • Spring type vibration isolators
      • IBC vibration isolators
    • Power Connections
      • Ground cables between generator and terminal box
      • Neutral ground connections
      • Center post busbar
      • Right side power connections
      • Left side power connections
      • Rear power connections
      • 2700 Frame, four lead, four terminal
      • Low voltage circuit breakers
    • Special Tests / Reports
      • Canadian Standards Association certification
      • IBC certification
      • OSHPD certification
      • PGS test report @ 1.0 power factor
      • PGS test report @ 0.8 power factor
      • Standard engine test charge
      • generator test report
      • Fuel consumption test
      • Generator set fuel consumption test
      • Torsional vibration analysis reports
    • Starting and Charging
      • Engine barring device
      • 24 Volt battery set – Dry
      • 10, 20, 35 and 50 amp battery chargers
      • Electric starting motors
      • Air starting motors
      • Starter cover
      • Air pressure regulator
      • Jacket water heaters
    • Extended Service Coverage
      • Platinum, Gold and Silver coverage

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