3516B Generator Set

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Minimum Rating
1640 ekW
Maximum Rating
1825 ekW
Voltage
380 to 13800 Volts
Frequency
60 Hz

Specs

Generator Set Specifications

Minimum Rating
1640 ekW
Maximum Rating
1825 ekW
Voltage
380 to 13800 Volts
Frequency
60 Hz
Speed
1800 rpm
Emissions/Fuel Strategy
Low Fuel Consumption
Duty Cycle
Prime, Continuous

Engine Specifications

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

Generator Set Dimensions

Length - Maximum
258.1in
Width - Maximum
90.1in
Height - Maximum
94.1in
Dry Weight - Genset (maximum)
33300lb

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

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
  • Control System
    • Generator set packages include Caterpillars Voltage
    • 6 Customer programmable digital inputs
    • Controls:
    • Low coolant temperature
    • Auto/start/stop control
    • Low coolant level
    • Customer data link (Modbus RTU)
    • PLC functionality
    • kVA (per phase, average & percent)
    • Reverse Power (kW) (32)
    • Alarm acknowledge
    • kW (per phase, average & percent)
    • kW-hr (total)
    • Lamp test
    • RPM
    • Volts (L-L & L-N), frequency (Hz)
    • Generator phase sequence
    • Operating hours
    • kVAr-hr (total)
    • True RMS AC metering, 3-phase, +/-2% accuracy
    • Over / Under Frequency (81 o/u)
    • Accessory module data link
    • Number of I/O varies on options selected:
    • High coolant temperature
    • Overspeed
    • 1 Programmable digital outputs
    • Regulator (IVR) - IVR includes reactive droop capability, 3-phase voltage sensing, KVAR/PF modes, RFI suppression, min/max exciter
    • DC volts
    • Reverse Reactive Power (kVAr) (32RV)
    • Amps (per phase & average)
    • Oil pressure (psi, kPa or bar)
    • Coolant temperature
    • Failure to start (overcrank)
    • 3 Analog inputs
    • Power Factor (per phase & average)
    • EMCP 4.3
    • kVAr (per phase, average & percent)
    • Cat Connect
    • Engine cool-down timer
    • 1 Programmable relay outputs (Form C)
    • Environmental sealed front face
    • Warning / shutdown with common LED indication of shutdowns for:
    • 24 Volt DC operation
    • Over / Under voltage (27/59)
    • Emergency stop pushbutton
    • Limiter and exciter diode monitor
    • Generator mounted - rear facing
    • Digital indication for:
    • Text alarm / event descriptions
    • Customizable screens
    • Load histogram feature
    • Emergency stop
    • Serial annunciator module data link
    • Programmable protective relaying functions:
    • Low oil pressure
    • Communications:
    • Speed adjust
    • Engine cycle crank
    • 4 Programmable relay outputs (Form A)
    • Overcurrent (50/51)
  • Power Termination
    • Busbar
  • Control Panel
    • EMCP 4 Genset Controller
  • Cooling System
    • Package mounted radiator
  • Exhaust System
    • Dry exhaust manifold
    • Flanged faced outlet(s)
  • Fuel System
    • Fuel cooler; not included with packages without radiator
    • Flexible fuel lines - shipped loose
    • Secondary fuel filters
    • Fuel priming pump
  • General
    • SAE Standard Rotation
    • Flywheel and Flywheel housing-SAE No. 00
    • Paint - Caterpillar yellow except rails and radiators gloss black
    • RH Service
  • Generators And Attachments
    • Matched to the performance and output characteristics of Cat engines
    • Random wound
    • IP23 Protection
    • Anti condensation space heater
    • 3 Phase brushless, salient pole
    • HV:
    • Class H insulation, Class F temperature rise at 40C ambient (105C prime / 130C standby)
    • LV
    • NEMA Class H insulation, Class H temperature rise at 40C ambient (125C prime / 150C standby) - 60 Hz models: NEMA standard hole pattern
    • 6 Lead
    • Form wound
    • Busbar connections, right side extension box, bottom cable entry - 60 Hz models: NEMA standard hole pattern
    • Winding temperature detectors
    • MV:
    • NEMA Class H insulation, Class H temperature rise at 40C ambient (125C prime / 150C standby)
  • Governing System
    • ADEM A3
  • Lube System
    • Oil drain lines and valve
    • Lubricating oil
    • Integral lube oil cooler
    • Oil filter, filler and dipstick
    • Fumes disposal
    • Gear type lube oil pump
  • Mounting System
    • Rails - engine / generator / radiator mounting.
    • Rubber anti-vibration mounts (shipped loose)
    • Anti-vibration mounts (shipped loose).
  • Starting System
    • Battery disconnect switch
    • 24 Volt electric starting motor
    • 45 Amp charging alternator
    • Battery and battery rack w/cables

Optional Equipment

  • Exhaust
    • Exhaust mufflers
  • Air Inlet System
    • Standard ambient radiators
    • Dual Element Air Cleaner
    • Standard ambient ATAAC radiators
    • Single Element Filter
    • Optional Radiator Arrangements
  • Generator
    • Anti-condensation heater
    • Permanent magnet excitation (PMG)
    • Oversize and premium generators
    • Internal excitation (IE)
  • Control Panels
    • EMCP 4.4
    • Load share module
    • Digital I/O module
    • Generator main terminal box
    • Remote monitoring software
    • Vandal proof panel cover
    • Generator temperature monitoring & protection
    • Empty upper box
    • Cable Shroud
    • Annunciator - local
    • Digital I/O module
    • Annunciator - remote
    • Side extension box
  • Cooling System
    • Coolant
    • Water level switch gauges
  • Crankcase Systems
    • No explosion relief valves
    • Explosion relief valve
    • Crankcase ventilation systems
    • Crankcase protection groups:
  • Mounting
    • Rubber anti-vibration mounts
    • IBC isolators
  • Exhaust System
    • Flange and exhaust expanders
    • Flexible fittings
    • Tier 4 lean emissions moduel
    • Flanges
    • Elean emission parts
    • Tier 4 dosing cabinet
    • Exhaust offset
    • Mufflers
    • Tier 4 clean emission MOD kits
    • Y Adapters
    • Elbows>
  • Starting/charging
    • Oversize batteries
    • Charging alternator
    • Heavy-duty starting system
    • Jacket water heater
    • Battery chargers
  • General
    • CSA Certification
    • EEC Declaration of Conformity
    • Automatic transfer switches (ATS)
    • UL 2200 package
    • Integral & sub-base UL listed dual wall fuel tanks
    • EU Certificate of Conformance (CE)
    • Integral & sub-base fuel tanks
    • Seismic Certification per applicable building codes: IBC 2000, IBC 2003, IBC 2006, IBC 2009, CBC 2007
    • Enclosures: sound attenuated, weather protective
    • The following options are based on regional and product configuration:
  • Extended Service Coverage
    • Platinum, Silver and Gold coverage
  • Fuel System
    • Primary fuel filter
    • Fuel priming pump (Tier 4)
    • Gas fuel filter
  • Generators And Attachments
    • Generator conversions
    • Hi volt optional attachments
    • 2700 Frame - 6300, 6600, 6900 Volts, 3 Phase 1800 RPM, FW, PM, 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
    • Generators high voltage
    • Differential current transformers
    • 1600 Frame - 380, 416, 440, 480, 600, 2400, 4160 Volts, 3 Phase 1800 RPM ,FW, PM, No. of leads = 6, Pitch = .6667
    • 1600 Frame - 380, 440, 480, 600 Volts, 3 Phase 1800 RPM, RW, IE, No. of leads = 6, Pitch = .6667
    • Alternator air cleaner
    • 1800 Frame
    • Space heater kit
    • 3000 Frame - 12470, 13200, 13800 Volts, 3 Phase 1800 RPM, FW, PM, No. of leads = 6, Pitch = .6667
  • Instrumentation
    • Pyrometer and Termocouples
  • Lube System
    • Oil level regulator
    • Prelube pump groups
    • Lube oil in standard sump
  • Mounting System
    • IBC vibration isolators
    • Puck style low efficiency isolators
    • Spring type vibration isolators
  • Power Connections
    • Center post busbar
    • Cable entry - rear
    • Rear power connections
    • Cable entry - right side
    • Cable entry - left side
    • Grounding groups
    • Neutral ground connections
    • Right side power connections
    • left side power connections
  • Power Termination
    • Circuit breakers - LV Packages
    • 2000, 2500, 3200 Amp, 4 Pole, IEC rated circuit breakers
    • Circuit breakers, IEC compliant
    • Circuit breakers, UL listed
    • 1600, 2000, 2500, 3000 and 4000 Amp, 3 Pole, UL-100% rated circuit breakers
    • 2000, 2500, 3200 Amp, 3 Pole, IEC rated circuit breakers
  • Special Tests / Reports
    • Generator set report
    • PGS test report @ 0.8 power factor
    • Fuel consumption test
    • Torsional vibration analysis
    • Seismic certifications
    • PGS test report @ 1.0 power factor
    • Standard engine test
    • OSPD certification
  • Starting / Charging
    • 10, 20 and 35 Amp battery charger
    • Engine barring devices
    • Batteries, racks and cables
    • Jacket water heaters
    • Air starting motors with control and silencer
    • Electric starting motors
    • Starter covers
    • 50 Amp NFPA battery charger
    • Air pressure regulator