3516B Generator Set

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Bore
6.69 in
Displacement (HD)
4764.73 in3
Stroke (HD)
8.46 in
Aspiration
TA

Specs

Engine Specifications

Bore
6.69in
Displacement (HD)
4764.73in3
Stroke (HD)
8.46in
Aspiration
TA
Fuel System
Electronic unit injection
Engine Model
3516B TA, V-16, 4-Stroke Water-Cooled Diesel
Displacement - Std
4210.64in³
Stroke - Standard
7.48in
Compression Ratio
14.0:1 Std 15.5:1 HD
Governor Type
Adem™3
Aspiration
TA
Fuel System
Electronic unit injection
Bore
6.69in
Displacement - HD
4764.73in³
Stroke - HD
8.46in
Stroke
7.48in
Displacement
4210.64in

Generator Set Specifications

Minimum Rating
1640 ekW
Maximum Rating
2250 ekW
Voltage
380 to 13800 Volts
Frequency
60 Hz
Speed
1800 rpm
Emissions/Fuel Strategy
Low Fuel, Low Emissions
Duty Cycle
Standby, Mission Critical, Prime, Continuous

Generator Set Dimensions

Height - Maximum
98.2in
Length - Maximum
251.4in
Width - Maximum
90in
Dry Weight - Genset (maximum)
31270lb

Features

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 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
  • 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
  • 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
  • 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
  • Designed to operate in standard ambient temperatures up to 50°C (122°F)
  • Contact your Cat Dealer for specific ambient and altitude capabilities

Certifications

  • UL 2200 Listed
  • CSA
  • IBC seismic certification
  • OSHPD pre-approval
  • UL 2200 Listed
  • CSA
  • IBC seismic certification
  • OSHPD pre-approval

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
  • 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
  • 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

Standard Equipment

  • Air Inlet System
    • Air cleaner; single element canister type
  • Cooling
    • Package mounted radiator
  • Exhaust
    • Exhaust flange outlet
  • Fuel
    • Primary fuel filter with integral water separator
    • Secondary fuel filter
    • Fuel priming pump
  • Generator
    • IP23 Protection
    • Matched to the performance and output characteristics of Cat engines
  • Power Termination
    • Busbar
  • Control Panel
    • EMCP 4 genset controller
  • General
    • Paint - Caterpillar Yellow except rails and radiators gloss black
  • Control Panels
    • Speed adjust
    • Text alarm / event descriptions
    • Generator set packages include Caterpillar' s Voltage Regulator
    • Auto / start / stop control
    • 24 Volt DC operation
    • EMCP 4.2B
    • Generator mounted - Rear facing
    • Controls:
    • Environmental sealed front face
    • Engine cool-down timer
    • Emergency stop pushbutton
    • Limiter and exciter diode monitor
    • Engine cycle crank
    • Lamp test
    • Alarm acknowledge
    • Customizable screens
    • PLC functionality
    • Load histogram feature
    • 0 True RMS AC metering, 3-phase, +/-2% accuracy
    • Operating hours
    • Digital indication for:
    • DC volts
    • RPM
    • Coolant temperature
    • Amps (per phase & average)
    • Oil pressure (psi, kPa or bar)
    • Volts (L-L & L-N)
    • Frequency (Hz)
    • Power factor (per phase & average)
    • kW (per phase, average & percent)
    • High coolant temperature
    • Low oil pressure
    • Warning / shutdown with common LED indication of shutdowns for01/10/2018:
    • kVAr (per phase, average & percent)
    • kVA (per phase, average & percent)
    • kVAr (per phase, average & percent)
    • Emergency stop
    • Overspeed
    • Failure to start (overcrank)
    • Programmable protective relaying functions:
    • Low coolant temperature
    • Generator phase sequence
    • Low coolant level
    • 1 Programmable digital outputs
    • Gear type lube oil pump
    • Battery disconnect switch
    • Caterpillar yellow with high gloss black rails and radiator
    • NEMA Class H insulation, Class H temperature rise at 40C ambient (125C prime / 150C standby)
    • 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
    • Fumes disposal
    • Permanent magnet
    • NEMA Class H insulation, Class H temperature rise at 40C ambient (125C prime / 150C standby)
    • Permanent magnet
    • NEMA standard hole pattern
    • Reverse reactive power (kVAr) (32RV)
    • Over / under voltage (27/59)
    • NEMA Class H insulation, Class H temperature rise at 40C ambient (125C prime / 150C standby)
    • Permanent magnet
    • Class H insulation, Class F temperature rise at 40C ambient (105C prime / 130C standby)
    • Permanent magnet
    • SAE Standard rotation
    • Internal excitation
    • Flexible fuel lines - shipped loose
    • IVR includes reactive droop capability, 3-phase voltage sensing, KVAR/PF modes, RFI suppression, min / max exciter
    • Busbar connections, right side extension box, bottom cable entry
    • Medium Voltage:
    • Communications:
    • NEMA standard hole pattern
    • Lubricating oil
    • Oil drain lines and valve
    • 3 Phase brushless, salient pole
    • 24 Volt electric starting motor
    • 6 Customer programmable digital inputs
    • Dry exhaust manifold
    • Accessory module data link
    • ADEM A3
    • Form wound
    • ATAAC - 3516E Package Radiators shipped installed
    • Busbar connections, top center mounted, top cable entry
    • High Voltage:
    • 4 Programmable relay outputs (Form A)
    • Anti Condensation Space Heater
    • NEMA Class H insulation, Class H temperature rise at 40C ambient (125C prime / 150C standby)
    • 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
    • NEMA standard hole pattern
    • 45 Amp charging alternator
    • 3 Analog inputs
    • Random wound
    • Anti-vibration mounts (shipped loose)
    • Cat Connect
    • Oil filter, filler and dipstick
    • Rails - engine / generator / radiator mounting
    • Customer data link (Modbus RTU)
    • Flywheel and flywheel housing - SAE No. 00
    • English
    • Busbar connections, right side extension box, bottom cable entry
    • Serial annunciator module data link
    • Integral lube oil cool
    • Certified standard PGS provided
    • Winding temperature detectors
    • 1 Programmable relay outputs (Form C)
    • Reverse power (kW) (32)
    • Form wound - Permanent magnet
    • Right hand servicing
    • Overcurrent (50/51)
    • 6 Lead
    • Flanged faced outlet(s)
    • Low Voltage:
    • Number of I/O varies on options selected:
    • Battery and battery rack w/cables
    • Over / under frequency (81 o/u)
    • Fuel cooler; not included with packages without radiator
    • Busbar connections, right side extension box, bottom cable entry
    • Rubber anti-vibration mounts (shipped loose)
    • NEMA standard hole pattern

Optional Equipment

  • Control System
    • EMCP 4.3, EMCP 4.4
  • Air Inlet System
    • Single element filter
    • Dual element air cleaner
  • Exhaust
    • Exhaust mufflers
  • Generator
    • Permanent magnet excitation (PMG)
    • Internal excitation (IE)
    • Anti-condensation heater
    • Oversize and premium generators
  • Cooling System
    • Water level switch gauges
    • Standard ambient radiators
    • Coolant
    • Standard ambient ATAAC radiators
    • Optional installed ATAAC radiators
    • Air inlet protection including air shut off magnetic switch
    • Optional installed radiator
  • Power Termination
    • Circuit breakers, IEC compliant
    • Circuit breakers, UL listed
  • Control Panels
    • Generator temperature monitoring & protection
    • Remote monitoring software
    • Load share module
    • Digital I/O module
  • Exhaust System
    • Exhaust Offset
    • Flanges
    • Elbows
    • Y adapters
    • Flange and exhaust expanders
    • Clean emission parets
    • Mufflers
    • Flexible fittings
  • Fuel System
    • Primary fuel filter
  • General
    • Special paint
    • US aid emblem
    • Seismic Certification per applicable building codes: IBC 2000, IBC 2003, IBC 2006, IBC 2009, CBC 2007
    • EEC Declaration of Conformity
    • Integral & sub-base fuel tanks
    • Enclosures: sound attenuated, weather protective
    • Integral & sub-base UL listed dual wall fuel tanks
    • EU Certificate of Conformance (CE)
    • The following options are based on regional and product configuration:
    • Automatic transfer switches (ATS)
    • UL 2200 package
  • Mounting
    • Rubber anti-vibration mounts
    • Spring-type vibration isolator
    • IBC isolators
  • Generators And Attachments
    • Generator conversions IE to PM
    • 380, 440, 480, 600 Volts, 3 phase, 1800 rpm, RW, PM, No. of leads: 6, Picth: 0.6667 - 1600 Frame
    • 380, 440, 480, 600 Volts, 3 phase, 1800 rpm, RW, IE, No. of leads: 6, Picth: 0.6667 - 1600 Frame
    • 380, 416, 440, 480, 600, 2400, 4160 Volts, 3 phase, 1800 rpm, RW, PM, No. of leads: 6, Picth: 0.6667 - 1600 and 1800 Frames
    • Alternator air cleaner
    • Space heater
  • Intrumentation
    • Pyrometer and thermocouples
  • Lube System
    • Prelube pump groups
    • Oil lever regulator
    • Lube oil
  • Starting/charging
    • Battery chargers
    • Air starting motor with control and silencer
    • Heavy-duty starting system
    • Oversize batteries
    • Charging alternator
  • Crankcase Systems
    • Crankcase protection group: No explosion relief valves; Explosion relief valves
    • Crankcase ventilation system
  • Mounting System
    • Spring type vibration isolators
    • IBC vibration isolators
    • Puck style low efficiency isolators
  • Power Connections
    • Neutral ground connections
    • Center post busbars
    • Right, left side and rear power connections
    • Grounding groups
  • Special Tests / Reports
    • Standard engine test charge
    • IBC certification
    • Special package tests: PGS test report @ 1.0 and 0.8 power factors
    • Generator set test report
    • CSA certification
    • Torsional vibration analysis TVA report
    • Fuel consumption test
  • Starting / Charging Sytem
    • Jacket water heaters