360°Exterior View

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

  • UL2200
  • CSA
  • IBC Seismic Certification
  • 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
  • Generator Set Specifications
    Minimum Rating 1640 ekW
    Maximum Rating 1825 ekW
    Emissions/Fuel Strategy Low Fuel Consumption
    Voltage 380 to 13800 Volts
    Frequency 60 Hz
    Speed 1800 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 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™4
    Generator Set Dimensions
    Length - Maximum 6965 mm (274.2 in)
    Width - Maximum 2286 mm (90 in)
    Height - Maximum 2360 mm (92.9 in)
    Dry Weight - Genset (maximum) 15135 kg (33300 lb)

    Standard Equipment

    • Air Inlet System
      • Air cleaner, single element canister type
    • Control System
      • 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 Caterpillars Voltage
      • Regulator (IVR) – 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
      • 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
      • Package mounted radiator
    • 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
      • Paint – Caterpillar yellow except rails and radiators gloss black
      • RH Service
      • Flywheel and Flywheel housing-SAE No. 00
      • SAE Standard Rotation
    • Generators and Attachments
      • Matched to the performance and output characteristics of Cat engines
      • IP23 Protection
      • 3 Phase brushless, salient pole
      • 6 lead
      • LV
      • Random wound
      • Permanent magnet
      • Winding temperature detectors
      • NEMA Class H insulation, Class H temperature rise at 40C ambient
        (125C prime / 150C standby) – 60 Hz models: NEMA standard hole pattern
      • MV:
      • Form wound
      • Permanent magnet
      • Winding temperature detectors
      • NEMA Class H insulation, Class H temperature rise at 40C ambient
        (125C prime / 150C standby)
      • Bus bar connections, right side extension box, bottom cable entry – 60 Hz models: NEMA standard hole pattern
      • HV:
      • 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
    • Lube System
      • Lubricating oil
      • Gear type lube oil pump
      • Integral lube oil cooler
      • 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

    • Air Inlet System
      • Single Element Filter
      • Dual Element Air Cleaner
      • Optional Radiator Arrangements
      • Standard ambient radiators
      • Standard ambient ATAAC radiators
    • Control Panels
      • EMCP 4.3, EMCP 4.4
      • Generator main terminal box
      • Load share module
      • Digital I/O module
      • Remote monitoring software
      • Empty upper box
      • Side extension box
      • Cable Shroud
      • Annunciator – local
      • Annunciator – remote
      • Vandal proof panel cover
    • Cooling System
      • Water level switch gauges
      • Coolant
    • Crankcase Systems
      • Crankcase protection groups:
      • No explosion relief valves
      • Explosion relief valve
      • Crankcase ventilation systems
    • Exhaust System
      • Elbows>
      • Flange and exhaust expanders
      • Flanges
      • Flexible fittings
      • Y Adapters
      • Mufflers
      • Exhaust offset
      • Tier 4 lean emissions moduel
      • Tier 4 dosing cabinet
      • Tier 4 clean emission MOD kits
      • Elean emission parts
    • Extended Service Coverage
      • Platinum, Silver and Gold coverage
    • Fuel System
      • Primary fuel filter
      • Gas fuel filter
      • Fuel priming pump (Tier 4)
    • Generators and Attachments
      • 1600 Frame – 380, 440, 480, 600 Volts, 3 Phase 1800 RPM, RW, IE, No. of leads = 6, Pitch = .6667
      • 1600 Frame – 380, 440, 480, 600 Volts, 3 Phase 1800 RPM, RW, PM, No. of leads = 6, Pitch = .6667
      • 1600 Frame – 380, 416, 440, 480, 600, 2400, 4160 Volts, 3 Phase 1800 RPM ,FW, PM, No. of leads = 6, Pitch = .6667
      • 1800 Frame
      • Generators high voltage
      • 2700 Frame – 6300, 6600, 6900 Volts, 3 Phase 1800 RPM, FW, PM, No. of leads = 6, Pitch = .6667
      • 3000 Frame – 12470, 13200, 13800 Volts, 3 Phase 1800 RPM, FW, PM, No. of leads = 6, Pitch = .6667
      • Space heater kit
      • Generator conversions
      • Hi volt optional attachments
      • Alternator air cleaner
      • Differential current transformers
    • Instrumentation
      • Pyrometer and Termocouples
    • Lube System
      • Lube oil in standard sump
      • Oil level regulator
      • Prelube pump groups
    • Mounting System
      • Puck style low efficiency isolators
      • Spring type vibration isolators
      • IBC vibration isolators
    • Power Connections
      • Grounding groups
      • Neutral ground connections
      • Center post busbar
      • Right side power connections
      • Cable entry – right side
      • left side power connections
      • Cable entry – left side
      • Rear power connections
      • Cable entry – rear
    • Power Termination
      • Circuit breakers – LV Packages
      • 1600, 2000, 2500, 3000 and 4000 Amp, 3 Pole, UL-100% rated circuit breakers
      • 2000, 2500, 3200 Amp, 4 Pole, IEC rated circuit breakers
      • 2000, 2500, 3200 Amp, 3 Pole, IEC rated circuit breakers
    • Special Tests / Reports
      • Seismic certifications
      • OSPD certification
      • PGS test report @ 1.0 power factor
      • PGS test report @ 0.8 power factor
      • Standard engine test
      • Generator set report
      • Fuel consumption test
      • Torsional vibration analysis
    • Starting / Charging
      • Engine barring devices
      • Batteries, racks and cables
      • 10, 20 and 35 Amp battery charger
      • 50 Amp NFPA battery charger
      • Electric starting motors
      • Air starting motors
      • Starter covers
      • Air pressure regulator
      • Jacket water heaters

    Enquiry Form

    REQUEST A CALL BACK