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3516E 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

  • EU Declaration of Conformity
  • EU Declaration of Incorporation
  • Eurasian Conformity (EAC)

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
Standby Rating 3500/3250/3000 kVA
Prime Power Rating 3175/2950/2725 kVA
Emissions/Fuel Strategy U.S. EPA Cert. Tier 2 / Low NOx
Voltage 380 to 11000 volts
Frequency 50 Hz
Speed 1500 rpm
Duty Cycle Standby, Mission Critical, Prime
Maximum Rating 3500 kVA
Minimum Rating 2725 kVA
Engine Specifications
Engine Model 3516E, V-16, 4-Stroke Water-Cooled Diesel
Bore 170 mm (6.69 in)
Stroke 215 mm (8.46 in)
Displacement 78.1 l (4765 inu00b3)
Compression Ratio 14.0:1
Aspiration ATAAC
Fuel System Electronic Unit Injection
Governor Type Adem™ A5
Generator Set Dimensions
Length - Minimum 7685 mm (302.6 in)
Length - Maximum 7785 mm (306.5 in)
Width - Maximum 2612 mm (102.8 in)
Height - Maximum 3342 mm (131.6 in)
Dry Weight - Genset (minimum) 20380 kg (44930 lb)
Dry Weight - Genset (maximum) 20707 kg (45651 lb)

Standard Equipment

  • Air Inlet System
    • Air Cleaner; single element canister type
  • Control System
    • Generator set packages include:
    • Emergency stop pushbutton
    • 24 Volt DC operation
    • KVAR / PF modes
    • IVR includes reactive droop capability
    • EMCP 4.2B
    • Text alarm / event descriptions
    • Generator mounted – rear facing
    • Environmental sealed front face
    • RFI suppression
    • 3 Phase voltage sensing
    • Caterpillar’s Voltage Regulato
    • Min / max exciter
    • Limiter and exciter diode monitor
    • Controls:
    • Speed adjust
    • Auto / start / stop control
    • Engine cycle crank
    • Engine cool
    • Alarm acknowledge
    • PLC functionality
    • Customizable screens
    • Lamp test
    • Load histogram feature
    • Generator phase sequence
    • 1 Programmable relay outputs (Form C)
    • RPM
    • High coolant temperature
    • Accessory module data link
    • Low coolant leve
    • Number of I/O varies on options selected:
    • Digital indication for:
    • Reverse power (kW) (32)
    • Reverse reactive power (kVAr) (32RV)
    • Overcurrent (50/51)
    • 6 Customer programmable digital inputs
    • 3 Analog inputs
    • Serial annunciator module data link
    • Over / under frequency (81 o/u)
    • Low coolant temperature
    • +/- 2% accuracy
    • Programmable protective relaying functions:
    • Failure to start (overcrank)
    • 4 Programmable relay outputs (Form A)
    • Cat Connect
    • Over / under voltage (27/59)
    • 1 Programmable digital outputs
    • 0 True RMS AC metering
    • 3 Phase
    • Communications:
    • Overspeed
    • DC volts
    • Operating hours
    • Coolant temperature
    • Oil pressure (psi, kPa or bar)
    • Volts (L-L & L-N)
    • Power Factor (per phase & average
    • Frequency (Hz)
    • Amps (per phase & average)
    • kW (per phase, average & percent)
    • kVA (per phase, average & percent
    • kVAr (per phase, average & percent)
    • Low oil pressure
    • kVAr-hr (total)
    • kW-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 –
  • Cooling System
    • ATAAC – 3516E Package radiators shipped installed
    • Certified standard PGS provided
  • Exhaust System
    • Dry exhaust manifold
    • Flanged faced outlet(s)
  • Fuel System
    • Fuel cooler; not included with packages without radiator
    • Secondary fuel filters
    • Flexible fuel lines – shipped loose
  • General
    • SAE Standard rotation
    • Flywheel and flywheel housing – SAE No. 00
    • Right hand servicing
    • Caterpillar yellow with high gloss black rails and radiator
  • Generator and Attachments
    • Anti condensation space heater
    • 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
    • 3 Phase brushless, salient pole
    • NEMA Class H insulation, Class H temperature rise at 40C ambient
      (125C prime/150C standby)
    • Winding temperature detectors
    • High Voltage:
    • Medium Voltage:
    • Class H insulation, Class F temperature rise at 40C ambient
      (105C prime / 130C standby)
    • NEMA standard hole pattern
    • 6 Lead
    • Permanent magnet
    • Form wound
    • Busbar connections, right side extension box, bottom cable entry
  • Governing System
    • ADEM A5
  • Literature
    • English
  • Lubrication System
    • Gear type lube oil pump
    • Lubricating oil
    • Oil filter, filler and dipstick
    • Integral lube oil cool
    • 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
    • EMCP 4.3, EMCP 4.4
  • Air Inlet System
    • Single element filter
    • Dual element air cleaner
  • Cooling System
    • Standard ambient ATAAC radiators
    • Water level switch gauges
    • Optional installed ATAAC radiators
    • Coolant
    • Optional installed radiators
    • Standard ambient radiators
  • Crankcase System
    • Ventilation system
    • Explosion relief valves
    • No explosion relief valves
  • Exhaust System
    • Y-Adapters
  • 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
    • Thermostate for space heater
    • Alternator air cleaner
    • Differential current transformers (DCT) 8.7 kV and 15 kV classes
    • Generator conversion
    • Space heater
    • 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
  • Instrumentation
    • Pyrometer and thermocouples
  • Lubrication System
    • Lube oil in standard sump
    • Prelube pumps
    • Oil level regulator
  • Mounting System
    • Puck style low efficiency isolators
    • Spring type vibration isolators
    • IBC vibration isolators
  • Power Connections
    • Neutral ground connections
    • Center post busbar
    • Right side power connections
  • Special Tests / Reports
    • Generator set fuel consumption test
    • Torsional vibration analysis reports
    • PGS test report @ 0.8 power factor
    • IBC certification
    • PGS test report @ 1.0 power factor
    • Canadian Standards Association certification
    • Standard engine test charge
    • generator test report
    • Fuel consumption test
    • OSHPD certification
  • Starting and Charging
    • Air pressure regulator
    • Jacket water heaters
    • Air starting motors
    • 24 Volt battery set – Dry
    • Starter cover
    • Engine barring device
    • 10, 20, 35 and 50 amp battery chargers
    • Electric starting motors
  • Extended Service Coverage
    • Platinum, Gold and Silver coverage

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