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

Optional Equipment

  • Control System
    • EMCP 4.3, EMCP 4.4
  • Air Inlet System
    • Dual element air cleaner
    • Single element filter
  • Exhaust
    • Exhaust mufflers
  • Cooling System
    • Standard ambient radiators
    • Optional installed radiator
    • Water level switch gauges
    • Coolant
    • Air inlet protection including air shut off magnetic switch
    • Optional installed ATAAC radiators
    • Standard ambient ATAAC radiators
  • Generator
    • Internal excitation (IE)
    • Oversize and premium generators
    • Anti-condensation heater
    • Permanent magnet excitation (PMG)
  • Power Termination
    • Circuit breakers, UL listed
    • Circuit breakers, IEC compliant
  • Control Panels
    • Load share module
    • Remote monitoring software
    • EMCP 4.3
    • Generator temperature monitoring & protection
    • EMCP 4.4
    • Digital I/O module
    • EMCP 4.2
  • Exhaust System
    • Exhaust Offset
    • Clean emission parets
    • Y adapters
    • Flange and exhaust expanders
    • Flexible fittings
    • Elbows
    • Mufflers
    • Flanges
  • Fuel System
    • Primary fuel filter
  • General
    • US aid emblem
    • Special paint
    • CSA Certification
    • EU Certificate of Conformance (CE)
    • Integral & sub-base fuel tanks
    • Integral & sub-base UL listed dual wall fuel tanks
    • EEC Declaration of Conformity
    • Automatic transfer switches (ATS)
    • The following options are based on regional and product configuration:
    • Enclosures: sound attenuated, weather protective
    • Seismic Certification per applicable building codes: IBC 2000, IBC 2003, IBC 2006, IBC 2009, CBC 2007
    • UL 2200 package
  • Mounting
    • IBC isolators
    • Rubber anti-vibration mounts
    • Spring-type vibration isolator
  • Generators And Attachments
    • Generator conversions IE to PM
    • 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
    • Space heater
    • 380, 440, 480, 600 Volts, 3 phase, 1800 rpm, RW, IE, No. of leads: 6, Picth: 0.6667 - 1600 Frame
    • 380, 440, 480, 600 Volts, 3 phase, 1800 rpm, RW, PM, No. of leads: 6, Picth: 0.6667 - 1600 Frame
    • Alternator air cleaner
  • Intrumentation
    • Pyrometer and thermocouples
  • Lube System
    • Prelube pump groups
    • Oil lever regulator
    • Lube oil
  • Starting/charging
    • Air starting motor with control and silencer
    • Heavy-duty starting system
    • Charging alternator
    • Battery chargers
    • Oversize batteries
    • Jacket water heater
  • Crankcase Systems
    • Crankcase ventilation system
    • Crankcase protection group: No explosion relief valves; Explosion relief valves
  • Mounting System
    • IBC vibration isolators
    • Spring type vibration isolators
    • Puck style low efficiency isolators
  • Power Connections
    • Right, left side and rear power connections
    • Neutral ground connections
    • Center post busbars
    • Grounding groups
  • Special Tests / Reports
    • Standard engine test charge
    • Generator set test report
    • CSA certification
    • Special package tests: PGS test report @ 1.0 and 0.8 power factors
    • Torsional vibration analysis TVA report
    • IBC certification
    • Fuel consumption test
  • Starting / Charging Sytem
    • Jacket water heaters