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

Certifications

  • UL2200
  • CSA
  • IBC Seismic Certification

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 System
    • Generator set packages include Caterpillars Voltage
    • 6 Customer programmable digital inputs
    • Reverse Reactive Power (kVAr) (32RV)
    • High coolant temperature
    • Over/Under voltage (27/59)
    • Oil pressure (psi, kPa or bar)
    • DC volts
    • Low coolant temperature
    • Engine cool-down timer
    • Load histogram feature
    • Generator phase sequence
    • Generator mounted - rear facing
    • Communications:
    • Auto/start/stop control
    • kVAr (per phase, average & percent)
    • Lamp test
    • Customer data link (Modbus RTU)
    • kW (per phase, average & percent)
    • Customizable screens
    • Engine cycle crank
    • 1 Programmable relay outputs (Form C)
    • Text alarm / event descriptions
    • Environmental sealed front face
    • Serial annunciator module data link
    • 3 Analog inputs
    • Operating hours
    • Volts (L-L & L-N), frequency (Hz)
    • Accessory module data link
    • 24 Volt DC operation
    • Over/Under Frequency (81 o/u)
    • 4 Programmable relay outputs (Form A)
    • EMCP 4.2
    • Alarm acknowledge
    • Overspeed
    • Emergency stop
    • True RMS AC metering, 3-phase, +/-2% accuracy
    • Regulator (IVR) - IVR includes reactive droop capability, 3-phase voltage sensing, KVAR/PF modes, RFI suppression, min/max exciter
    • Overcurrent (50/51)
    • PLC functionality
    • Controls:
    • Power Factor (per phase & average)
    • Cat Connect
    • Failure to start (overcrank)
    • Programmable protective relaying functions:
    • Low coolant level
    • 1 Programmable digital outputs
    • Speed adjust
    • Number of I/O varies on options selected:
    • kW-hr (total)
    • RPM
    • Coolant temperature
    • Low oil pressure
    • Reverse Power (kW) (32)
    • Digital indication for:
    • kVA (per phase, average & percent)
    • Warning / shutdown with common LED indication of shutdowns for:
    • Amps (per phase & average)
    • Limiter and exciter diode monitor
    • kVAr-hr (total)
    • Emergency stop pushbutton
  • Control Panel
    • EMCP 4 Genset Controller
  • Cooling System
    • Package mounted radiator
  • Exhaust System
    • Dry exhaust manifold
    • Flanged faced outlet(s)
  • Fuel System
    • Flexible fuel lines - shipped loose
    • Secondary fuel filters
    • Fuel priming pump
    • Fuel cooler; not included with packages without radiator
  • General
    • Paint - Caterpillar yellow except rails and radiators gloss black
    • RH Service
    • Flywheel and Flywheel housing-SAE No. 00
    • SAE Standard Rotation
    • Paint - Caterpillar Yellow except rails and radiators gloss black
  • Generators And Attachments
    • Class H insulation, Class F temperature rise at 40C ambient (105C prime / 130C standby)
    • 6 lead
    • Permanent magnet
    • Winding temperature detectors
    • Anti condensation space heater
    • Bus bar connections, right side extension box, bottom cable entry - 60 Hz models: NEMA standard hole pattern
    • NEMA Class H insulation, Class H temperature rise at 40C ambient (125C prime / 150C standby) - 60 Hz models: NEMA standard hole pattern
    • 3 Phase brushless, salient pole
    • IP23 Protection
    • Winding temperature detectors
    • MV:
    • Form wound
    • Permanent magnet
    • HV:
    • NEMA Class H insulation, Class H temperature rise at 40C ambient (125C prime / 150C standby)
    • Winding temperature detectors
    • Matched to the performance and output characteristics of Cat engines
    • Random wound
    • Permanent magnet
    • LV
    • Form wound
  • Governing System
    • ADEM A3
  • Lube System
    • Lubricating oil
    • Fumes disposal
    • Oil filter, filler and dipstick
    • Gear type lube oil pump
    • Oil drain lines and valve
    • Integral lube oil cooler
  • Mounting System
    • Rubber anti-vibration mounts (shipped loose)
    • Rails - engine/generator/radiator mounting.
    • 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

  • Exhaust
    • Exhaust mufflers
  • Air Inlet System
    • Standard ambient radiators
    • Standard ambient ATAAC radiators
    • Optional Radiator Arrangements
    • Dual Element Air Cleaner
    • Single Element Filter
  • Generator
    • Oversize and premium generators
    • Permanent magnet excitation (PMG)
    • Internal excitation (IE)
    • Anti-condensation heater
  • Control Panels
    • Cable Shroud
    • EMCP 4.3, EMCP 4.4
    • Digital I/O module
    • Vandal proof panel cover
    • Empty upper box
    • Annunciator - local
    • Remote monitoring software
    • Load share module
    • Generator main terminal box
    • Side extension box
    • Annunciator - remote
    • Load share module
    • EMCP 4.4
    • Generator temperature monitoring & protection
    • Remote monitoring software
    • EMCP 4.2
    • Digital I/O module
    • EMCP 4.3
  • Cooling System
    • Water level switch gauges
    • Coolant
  • Mounting
    • Spring-type vibration isolator
    • IBC isolators
    • Rubber anti-vibration mounts
  • Crankcase Systems
    • Crankcase ventilation systems
    • Explosion relief valve
    • No explosion relief valves
    • Crankcase protection groups:
  • Exhaust System
    • Tier 4 dosing cabinet
    • Flexible fittings
    • Tier 4 clean emission MOD kits
    • Exhaust offset
    • Elean emission parts
    • Flange and exhaust expanders
    • Y Adapters
    • Mufflers
    • Tier 4 lean emissions moduel
    • Elbows>
    • Flanges
  • Starting/charging
    • Jacket water heater
    • Air starting motor with control and silencer
    • Battery chargers
    • Oversize batteries
    • Heavy-duty starting system
    • Charging alternator
  • General
    • Seismic Certification per applicable building codes: IBC 2000, IBC 2003, IBC 2006, IBC 2009, CBC 2007
    • Enclosures: sound attenuated, weather protective
    • EEC Declaration of Conformity
    • UL 2200 package
    • Integral & sub-base fuel tanks
    • EU Certificate of Conformance (CE)
    • Integral & sub-base UL listed dual wall fuel tanks
    • The following options are based on regional and product configuration:
    • CSA Certification
    • Automatic transfer switches (ATS)
  • Extended Service Coverage
    • Platinum, Silver and Gold coverage
  • Fuel System
    • Gas fuel filter
    • Primary fuel filter
    • Fuel priming pump (Tier 4)
  • Generators And Attachments
    • Differential current transformers
    • Hi volt optional attachments
    • 1600 Frame - 380, 440, 480, 600 Volts, 3 Phase 1800 RPM, RW, PM, No. of leads = 6, Pitch = .6667
    • Space heater kit
    • 3000 Frame - 12470, 13200, 13800 Volts, 3 Phase 1800 RPM, FW, PM, No. of leads = 6, Pitch = .6667
    • 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, IE, No. of leads = 6, Pitch = .6667
    • Alternator air cleaner
    • Generators high voltage
    • 1800 Frame
    • Generator conversions
    • 1600 Frame - 380, 416, 440, 480, 600, 2400, 4160 Volts, 3 Phase 1800 RPM ,FW, PM, No. of leads = 6, Pitch = .6667
  • Instrumentation
    • Pyrometer and Termocouples
  • Lube System
    • Prelube pump groups
    • Lube oil in standard sump
    • Oil level regulator
  • Mounting System
    • IBC vibration isolators
    • Spring type vibration isolators
    • Puck style low efficiency isolators
  • Power Connections
    • Cable entry - right side
    • Rear power connections
    • Center post busbar
    • Right side power connections
    • Grounding groups
    • left side power connections
    • Cable entry - rear
    • Cable entry - left side
    • Neutral ground connections
  • Power Termination
    • 2000, 2500, 3200 Amp, 4 Pole, IEC rated circuit breakers
    • Circuit breakers - LV Packages
    • 1600, 2000, 2500, 3000 and 4000 Amp, 3 Pole, UL-100% rated circuit breakers
    • 2000, 2500, 3200 Amp, 3 Pole, IEC rated circuit breakers
    • Circuit breakers, UL listed
    • Circuit breakers, IEC compliant
  • Special Tests / Reports
    • Seismic certifications
    • Torsional vibration analysis
    • PGS test report @ 0.8 power factor
    • Generator set report
    • PGS test report @ 1.0 power factor
    • Fuel consumption test
    • Standard engine test
    • OSPD certification
  • Starting / Charging
    • Engine barring devices
    • Electric starting motors
    • Batteries, racks and cables
    • Air pressure regulator
    • 50 Amp NFPA battery charger
    • Air starting motors
    • Jacket water heaters
    • Starter covers
    • 10, 20 and 35 Amp battery charger