3516C Generator Set

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Minimum Rating
2500 kVA
Maximum Rating
2750 kVA
Emissions/Fuel Strategy
Low Fuel, Low Emissions
Voltage
380 to 11000 volts

Specs

Generator Set Specifications

Minimum Rating
2500 kVA
Maximum Rating
2750 kVA
Emissions/Fuel Strategy
Low Fuel, Low Emissions
Voltage
380 to 11000 volts
Frequency
50 Hz
Speed
1500 rpm
Duty Cycle
Standby, Mission Critical, Prime

Engine Specifications

Engine Model
3516C, ATAAC, V-16,4-Stroke Water-Cooled Diesel
Bore
6.69in
Stroke
8.46in
Displacement
4764.73in
Compression Ratio
14.7:1
Aspiration
TA
Fuel System
Electronic unit injection
Governor Type
Adem™3

Generator Set Dimensions

Length - Maximum
297.4in
Width - Maximum
108.9in
Height - Maximum
118.3in
Dry Weight - Genset (maximum)
39090lb

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

  • IBC Seismic Certification
  • EU Certification of Conformance (CE)
  • EEC Declaration of Conformity
  • IBC Seismic Certification
  • EU Certification of Conformance (CE)
  • EEC Declaration of Conformity

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
    • Air cleaner
  • Cooling
    • Package mounted radiator
  • Exhaust
    • Exhaust flange outlet
  • Fuel
    • Secondary fuel filter
    • Primary fuel filter with integral water separator
    • Fuel priming pump
  • Generator
    • Matched to the performance and output characteristics of Cat engines
    • IP23 Protection
  • Power Termination
    • Bus Bar
  • Control Panel
    • EMCP 4 Genset Controller
  • General
    • Paint - Caterpillar Yellow except rails and radiators gloss black

Optional Equipment

  • Exhaust
    • Exhaust mufflers
  • Generator
    • Anti-condensation heater
    • Excitation: [ ] Permanent Magnet Excited (PM) [ ] Internally Excited (IE)
    • Oversize and premium generators
  • Power Termination
    • Circuit breakers, UL listed
    • Circuit breakers, IEC compliant
  • Control Panels
    • Digital I/O module
    • Remote monitoring software
    • Load share module
    • Generator temperature monitoring & protection
    • EMCP (4.2) (4.3) (4.4)
  • Mounting
    • Spring-type vibration isolator
    • IBC isolators
    • Rubber anti-vibration mounts
  • Starting/charging
    • Air starting motor with control and silencer
    • Jacket water heater
    • Charging alternator
    • Battery chargers
    • Heavy-duty starting system
    • Oversize batteries
  • General
    • Seismic Certification per applicable building codes: IBC 2000, IBC 2003, IBC 2006, IBC 2009, CBC 2007
    • The following options are based on regional and product configuration:
    • Integral & sub-base fuel tanks
    • Enclosures: sound attenuated, weather protective
    • UL 2200 package
    • Automatic transfer switches (ATS)
    • EEC Declaration of Conformity
    • Integral & sub-base UL listed dual wall fuel tanks
    • EU Certificate of Conformance (CE)
    • CSA Certification