3516B Generator Set

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Minimum Rating
1750 kVA
Maximum Rating
2275 kVA
Voltage
380 to 11000 Volts
Frequency
50 Hz

Specs

Generator Set Specifications

Minimum Rating
1750 kVA
Maximum Rating
2275 kVA
Voltage
380 to 11000 Volts
Frequency
50 Hz
Speed
1500 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 Std 15.5:1 HD
Aspiration
TA
Governor Type
Adem™4
Fuel System
Electronic unit injection
Bore
6.69in
Displacement - HD
4764.73in³
Displacement - Std
4210.64in³
Stroke - HD
8.46in
Stroke - Standard
7.48in
Stroke
7.48in
Displacement
4210.64in

Generator Set Dimensions

Length - Maximum
292in
Width - Maximum
90in
Height - Maximum
92.9in
Dry Weight - Genset (maximum)
36280lb
Length - Minimum
278.2in
Dry Weight - Genset (minimum)
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
  • Control System
    • Low oil pressure
    • Over / under frequency (81 o/u)
    • Alarm acknowledge
    • Oil pressure (psi, kPa or bar)
    • Reverse reactive power (kVAr) (32RV)
    • 3 Analog inputs
    • Programmable protective relaying functions:
    • 4 Programmable relay outputs (Form A)
    • Overspeed
    • Reverse power (kW) (32)
    • Customer data link (Modbus RTU)
    • Text alarm / event descriptions
    • Low coolant temperature
    • Number of I/O varies on options selected:
    • Emergency stop
    • Operating hours
    • Limiter and exciter diode monitor
    • Environmental sealed front face
    • kW (per phase, average & percent)
    • Digital indication for:
    • Auto / star t/ stop control
    • Cat Connect
    • Low coolant level
    • Controls:
    • Serial annunciator module data link
    • Regulator (IVR) - IVR includes reactive droop capability, 3-phase voltage sensing, KVAR/PF modes, RFI suppression, min/max exciter
    • RPM
    • Volts (L-L & L-N), frequency (Hz)
    • Coolant temperature
    • 1 Programmable digital outputs
    • Speed adjust
    • Engine cycle crank
    • Over / under voltage (27/59)
    • kW-hr (total)
    • 6 Customer programmable digital inputs
    • Generator phase sequence
    • 1 Programmable relay outputs (Form C)
    • PLC functionality
    • kVAr-hr (total)
    • DC volts
    • Engine cool-down timer
    • 24 Volt DC operation
    • Generator mounted - rear facing
    • High coolant temperature
    • Amps (per phase & average)
    • Load histogram feature
    • Emergency stop pushbutton
    • Warning / shutdown with common LED indication of shutdowns for:
    • kVAr (per phase, average & percent)
    • Customizable screens
    • True RMS AC metering, 3-phase, +/-2% accuracy
    • Overcurrent (50/51)
    • Communications:
    • kVA (per phase, average & percent)
    • Power Factor (per phase & average)
    • Failure to start (overcrank)
    • Accessory module data link
    • Lamp test
    • Generator set packages include Caterpillars Voltage
  • Exhaust
    • Exhaust flange outlet
  • Fuel
    • Primary fuel filter with integral water separator
  • Generator
    • IP23 Protection
  • 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 priming pump
    • Fuel cooler; not included with packages without radiator
    • Flexible fuel lines - shipped loose
    • Secondary fuel filters
  • General
    • SAE Standard Rotation
    • Paint - Caterpillar yellow except rails and radiators gloss black
    • RH Service
    • Flywheel and Flywheel housing-SAE No. 00
  • Generators And Attachments
    • Matched to the performance and output characteristics of Cat engines
    • Random wound
    • Busbar connections, right side extension box, bottom cable entry - 60 Hz models: NEMA standard hole pattern
    • Permanent magnet
    • LV
    • HV:
    • MV:
    • 6 Lead
    • 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
    • Class H insulation, Class F temperature rise at 40C ambient (105C prime / 130C standby)
    • 3 Phase brushless, salient pole
    • Anti condensation space heater
    • NEMA Class H insulation, Class H temperature rise at 40C ambient (125C prime / 150C standby)
    • Form wound
  • Governing System
    • ADEM A3
  • Lube System
    • Gear type lube oil pump
    • Oil filter, filler and dipstick
    • Oil drain lines and valve
    • Integral lube oil cooler
    • Lubricating oil
    • Fumes disposal
  • Mounting System
    • Rails - engine / generator / radiator mounting
    • Rubber anti-vibration mounts (shipped loose)
    • Anti-vibration mounts (shipped loose)
  • Starting System
    • 45 Amp charging alternator
    • 24 Volt electric starting motor
    • Battery disconnect switch
    • Battery and battery rack w/cables

Optional Equipment

  • Exhaust
    • Exhaust mufflers
  • Air Inlet System
    • Dual element air cleaner
    • Standard ambient radiators
    • Single element Filter
    • Standard ambient ATAAC radiators
    • Optional radiator arrangements
  • Generator
    • Permanent magnet excitation (PMG)
    • Oversize and premium generators
    • Internal excitation (IE)
    • Anti-condensation heater
  • Control Panels
    • Load share module
    • Empty upper box
    • Generator main terminal box
    • Annunciator - remote
    • EMCP 4.3, EMCP 4.4
    • Digital I/O module
    • Cable Shroud
    • Remote monitoring software
    • Vandal proof panel cover
    • Side extension box
    • Generator temperature monitoring & protection
    • Annunciator - local
  • Cooling System
    • Water level switch gauges
    • Coolant
  • Mounting
    • IBC isolators
    • Spring-type vibration isolator
  • Crankcase Systems
    • No explosion relief valves
    • Explosion relief valve
    • Crankcase ventilation systems
    • Crankcase protection groups:
  • Exhaust System
    • Tier 4 dosing cabinet
    • Y Adapters
    • Flanges
    • Flange and exhaust expanders
    • Elbows>
    • Mufflers
    • Tier 4 lean emissions moduel
    • Clean emission parts
    • Flexible fittings
    • Tier 4 clean emission MOD kits
    • Exhaust offset
  • Starting/charging
    • Charging alternator
    • Battery chargers
    • Oversize batteries
    • Heavy-duty starting system
    • Jacket water heater
    • Air starting motor with control and silencer
  • Extended Service Coverage
    • Platinum, Silver and Gold coverage
  • General
    • The following options are based on regional and product configuration:
    • UL 2200 package
    • EEC Declaration of Conformity
    • CSA Certification
    • Enclosures: sound attenuated, weather protective
    • EU Certificate of Conformance (CE)
    • Seismic Certification per applicable building codes: IBC 2000, IBC 2003, IBC 2006, IBC 2009, CBC 2007
    • Integral & sub-base UL listed dual wall fuel tanks
    • Automatic transfer switches (ATS)
    • Integral & sub-base fuel tanks
  • Fuel System
    • Gas fuel filter
    • Primary fuel filter
    • Fuel priming pump (Tier 4)
  • Generators And Attachments
    • 1600 Frame - 380, 400, 415 Volts, 3 Phase 1500 rpm ,FW, PM, No. of leads = 6, Pitch = .6667
    • Hi voltage optional attachments
    • Differential current transformers
    • 1600 Frame - 380, 400, 415 Volts, 3 Phase 1500 rpm, RW, PM, No. of leads = 6, Pitch = .6667
    • Generators high voltage
    • Space heater kit
    • Generator conversions
    • 1600 Frame - 380, 400, 415 Volts, 3 Phase 1500 rpm, RW, IE, No. of leads = 6, Pitch = .6667
    • 2700 Frame - 6300, 6600, 6900 Volts, 3 Phase 1500 rpm, FW, PM, No. of leads = 6, Pitch = .6667
    • 3000 Frame - 10000, 10500, 11000 Volts, 3 Phase 1500 rpm, FW, PM, No. of leads = 6, Pitch = .6667
    • 1800 Frame
    • Alternator air cleaner
  • Instrumentation
    • Pyrometer and Termocouples
  • Lube System
    • Prelube pump groups
    • Oil level regulator
    • Lube oil in standard sump
  • Mounting System
    • IBC vibration isolators
    • Puck style low efficiency isolators
    • Spring type vibration isolators
  • Power Connections
    • Cable entry - right side
    • Cable entry - rear
    • Grounding groups
    • left side power connections
    • Neutral ground connections
    • Center post busbar
    • Right side power connections
    • Cable entry - left side
    • Rear power connections
  • Power Termination
    • Circuit breakers - LV packages
    • Circuit breakers, UL listed
    • 2000, 2500, 3200 Amp, 3 Pole, IEC rated circuit breakers
    • Circuit breakers, IEC compliant
    • 2000, 2500, 3200 Amp, 4 Pole, IEC rated circuit breakers
    • 1600, 2000, 2500, 3000 and 4000 Amp, 3 Pole, UL-100% rated circuit breakers
  • Special Tests / Reports
    • Standard engine test
    • Torsional vibration analysis
    • Fuel consumption test
    • PGS test report @ 1.0 power factor
    • OSPD certification
    • PGS test report @ 0.8 power factor
    • Generator set report
  • Starting / Charging
    • Engine barring devices
    • Electric starting motors
    • Jacket water heaters
    • Starter covers
    • Batteries, racks and cables
    • Air pressure regulator
    • 10, 20 and 35 Amp battery charger
    • 50 Amp NFPA battery charger
    • Air starting motors