3516C Tier 4 Final

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The 3516C HD generator set has been developed for a wide range of applications, from emergency standby installations such as healthcare and datacenters to continuously powering remote installations. The engines are certified to the US EPA Tier 4 Final emissions levels. Backed by the worldwide network of Cat dealers ready to support your operation with technical support, service, parts, and warranty, Cat generator sets will provide the reliability and durability you expect.

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
3516C HD, ATAAC, V-16, 4-Stroke Water-Cooled Diesel
Compression Ratio
14.7:1
Governor Type
ADEM™A4
Aspiration
TA
Fuel System
Electronic unit injection
Bore
6.69in
Displacement - HD
4764.73in³
Stroke - HD
8.46in
Stroke
8.46in
Displacement
78in

Generator Set Specifications

Minimum Rating
1650 ekW
Maximum Rating
2500 ekW
Voltage
480 to 13800 Volts
Frequency
60 Hz
Speed
1800 rpm
Emissions/Fuel Strategy
U.S. EPA Certified
Duty Cycle
Standby, Mission Critical, Prime

Generator Set Dimensions

Height - Maximum
118.9in
Length - Maximum
277in
Width - Maximum
101.2in
Dry Weight - Genset (maximum)
40280lb
Length - Minimum
267.6in
Width - Minimum
93.7in
Height - Minimum
116.7in
Dry Weight - Genset (minimum)
37200lb

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 Certified
  • IBC seismic certification
  • OSHPD pre-approval
  • UL 2200 Listed
  • CSA Certified
  • 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
  • Control Panels
    • Communications:
    • IVR includes reactive droop capability
    • Reverse power (kW) (32)
    • 3 Analog inputs
    • Amps (per phase & average)
    • Customer data link (Modbus RTU)
    • Over / Under frequency (81 o/u)
    • PLC functionality
    • 3 Phase voltage sensing
    • Caterpillar' s Voltage Regulator
    • 4 programmable relay outputs (Form A)
    • DC volts
    • Reverse reactive power (kVAr) (32RV)
    • Emergency stop
    • Emergency stop pushbutton
    • Auto / start / stop control
    • Low coolant level
    • 0 True RMS AC metering, 3-phase, +/-2% accuracy
    • RPM
    • Programmable protective relaying functions
    • KAR / PF modes
    • 24 Volt DC operation
    • kW-hr (total) - kVAr-hr (total)
    • Overspeed
    • Volts (L-L & L-N)
    • Lamp test
    • Controls:
    • Number of I/O varies on options selected:
    • Frequency (Hz)
    • Generator phase sequence
    • Serial annunciator module data link
    • Coolant temperature
    • Oil pressure (psi, kPa or bar)
    • Low coolant temperatur
    • Alarm acknowledge
    • Generator set packages include:
    • High coolant temperature
    • EMCP 4.2B
    • Customizable screens
    • Power Factor (per phase & average)
    • kW (per phase, average & percent)
    • kVAr (per phase, average & percent)
    • Warning/shutdown with common LED indication of shutdowns for:
    • Environmental sealed front face
    • Min / max exciter
    • RFI suppression
    • Load histogram feature
    • Engine cycle crank
    • Low oil pressure
    • Failure to start (overcrank)
    • Engine cool-down timer
    • Generator mounted - Rear facing
    • High coolant temperature
    • 6 Customer programmable digital inputs
    • Limiter and exciter diode monitor
    • Accessory module data link
    • Overcurrent (50/51)
    • Over / under voltage (27/59)
    • 1 programmable digital outputs
    • Controls: Speed adjust
    • Operating hours
    • Text alarm / event descriptions
    • 1 programmable relay outputs (Form C)
    • Digital indication for:
    • kVA (per phase, average & percent)
    • Cat Connect
  • Fuel
    • Primary fuel filter with integral water separator
    • Secondary fuel filter
    • Fuel priming pump
  • Generator
    • IP23 Protection
    • Matched to the performance and output characteristics of Cat engines
  • Power Termination
    • Bus Bar
  • Control Panel
    • EMCP 4 Genset Controller
  • Cooling System
    • Certified standard PGS provided
    • ATAAC - 3516E Package Radiators shipped installed
  • Exhaust System
    • Flanged faced outlet(s)
    • Dry exhaust manifold
  • Fuel System
    • Secondary fuel filters
    • Fuel priming pump
    • Flexible fuel lines - shipped loose
    • Fuel cooler; not included with packages without radiator
  • General
    • Paint - Caterpillar Yellow except rails and radiators gloss black
    • SAE Standard rotation
    • Caterpillar yellow with high gloss black rails and radiator
    • Flywheel and flywheel housing - SAE No. 00
    • Right hand servicing
  • Generator And Attachments
    • Form wound
    • Winding temperature detectors
    • Medium Voltage:
    • Winding temperature detectors
    • High Voltage:
    • Form wound
    • Bus bar connections, right side extension box, bottom cable entry
    • Class H insulation, Class F temperature rise at 40C ambient (105C prime/130C standby)
    • Permanent magne
    • 3 Phase brushless, salient pole
    • NEMA Class H insulation, Class H temperature rise at 40C ambient (125C prime/150C standby)
    • NEMA standard hole pattern
    • 6 lead
    • Permanent magnet
    • Anti condensation space heater
    • Low Voltage: Random wound - Internal Excitation - Winding temperature detectors - NEMA Class H insulation, Class H temperature rise at 40C ambient (125C prime/150C standby) - Busbar connections, top center mounted, top cable entry - NEMA standard hole pattern
  • Governing System
    • ADEM A3
  • Literature
    • English
  • Lubrication System
    • Oil filter, filler and dipstick
    • Integral lube oil cool
    • Lubricating oil
    • Fumes disposal
    • Oil drain lines and valve
    • Gear type lube oil pump
  • Mounting System
    • Rubber anti-vibration mounts (shipped loose)
    • Rails - engine/generator/radiator mounting
    • Anti-vibration mounts (shipped loose)
  • Starting System
    • Battery disconnect switch
    • 45 Amp charging alternator
    • 24 Volt electric starting motor
    • Battery and battery rack w/cables

Optional Equipment

  • Control System
    • EMCP 4.3, EMCP 4.4
  • Exhaust
    • Exhaust mufflers
  • Air Inlet System
    • Dual element air cleaner
    • Single element filter
  • Generator
    • Anti-condensation heater
    • Internal excitation (IE)
    • Oversize and premium generators
    • Permanent magnet excitation (PMG)
  • Cooling System
    • Standard ambient radiators
    • Optional installed ATAAC radiators
    • Standard ambient ATAAC radiators
    • Coolant
    • Water level switch gauges
    • Optional installed radiators
  • Power Termination
    • Circuit breakers, IEC compliant
    • Circuit breakers, UL listed
  • Crankcase System
    • Explosion relief valves
    • No explosion relief valves
    • Ventilation system
  • Exhaust System
    • Y-Adapters
    • Tier 4 clean emissions module
    • Flange and exhaust expanders
    • Flanges
    • Clean emission parts
    • Tier 4 clean emission MOD Kits
    • Tier 4 dosing cabinet
    • Exhaust offset
    • Mufflers
    • Elbows
    • Flexible fittings
  • Control Panels
    • EMCP 4.3
    • EMCP 4.4
    • EMCP 4.2
    • Remote monitoring software
    • Digital I/O module
    • Generator temperature monitoring & protection
    • Load share module
  • Mounting
    • IBC isolators
    • Rubber anti-vibration mounts
    • Spring-type vibration isolator
  • Starting/charging
    • Battery chargers
    • Heavy-duty starting system
    • Oversize batteries
    • Jacket water heater
    • Air starting motor with control and silencer
    • Charging alternator
  • Fuel System
    • Fuel Priming Pumps (Tier 4) - Manual or Electric
    • Primary Fuel Filter
  • General
    • EU Certificate of Conformance (CE)
    • Enclosures: sound attenuated, weather protective
    • Automatic transfer switches (ATS)
    • CSA Certification
    • UL 2200 package
    • EEC Declaration of Conformity
    • Integral & sub-base fuel tanks
    • Integral & sub-base UL listed dual wall fuel tanks
    • The following options are based on regional and product configuration:
    • Seismic Certification per applicable building codes: IBC 2000, IBC 2003, IBC 2006, IBC 2009, CBC 2007
    • Special paint (Colors other than Caterpillar yellow or high performance paints)
    • US aid emblem
  • Generators And Attachments
    • Thermostate for space heater
    • Differntial current transformers (DCT) 8.7 kV and 15 kV classes
    • High voltage: 12470, 13200, 13800 volts, 3 phase 1800 rpm,FW, PM, No. of Leads = 6, Pitch = .6667: 2700, 3000 Frame
    • Space heater kits
    • Generator conversion
    • Alternator air cleaner
    • Low / Medium voltage: 380, 440, 480, 600 volts, 3 phase 1800 rpm. RW, IE, No. of Leads = 6, Pitch = .6667: 1600 Frame
    • High voltage: 6300, 6600, 6900 volts, 3 phase 1800 rpm, FW, PM, No. of Leads = 6, Pitch = .6667: 2700, 3000 Frame
    • Differential current transformers (DCT)
    • Low / Medium voltage: 380, 416, 440, 480, 600, 2400, 4160 Volts, 3 Phase 1800 RPM, FW, PM, No. of Leads = 6, Pitch = .6667: 1600, 1800 Frame
  • Instrumentation
    • Pyrometer and thermocouples
  • Lubrication System
    • Oil level regulator
    • Prelube pumps
    • Lube oil in standard sump
  • Mounting System
    • IBC vibration isolators
    • Puck style low efficiency isolators
    • Spring type vibration isolators
  • Power Connections
    • Ground cables between generator and terminal box
    • Neutral ground connections
    • Center post busbar
    • 2700 Frame, four lead, four terminal
    • Low voltage circuit breakers
    • Rear power connections
    • Right side power connections
    • Left side power connections
  • Special Tests / Reports
    • Standard engine test charge
    • generator test report
    • IBC certification
    • Fuel consumption test
    • Torsional vibration analysis reports
    • PGS test report @ 1.0 power factor
    • Generator set fuel consumption test
    • OSHPD certification
    • PGS test report @ 0.8 power factor
    • Canadian Standards Association certification
  • Starting And Charging
    • Electric starting motors
    • Air starting motors
    • 24 Volt battery set - Dry
    • Engine barring device
    • Jacket water heaters
    • Air pressure regulator
    • 10, 20, 35 and 50 amp battery chargers
    • Starter cover
  • Extended Service Coverage
    • Platinum, Gold and Silver coverage