3516E Low Voltage Generator Set

Maximum Rating
2750 ekW
Minimum Rating
2500 ekW
Emissions/Fuel Strategy
Tier 2, Low NOx
Voltage
416 to 13,800 Volts

Specs

Generator Set Specifications

Maximum Rating
2750 ekW
Minimum Rating
2500 ekW
Emissions/Fuel Strategy
Tier 2, Low NOx
Voltage
416 to 13,800 Volts
Frequency
60 Hz
Speed
1800 rpm
Duty Cycle
Standby, Mission Critical, Prime
Standby Rating
2750 ekW
Prime Power Rating
2500 ekW

Engine Specifications

Engine Model
3516E, V-16, 4-Stroke, Water-Cooled Diesel
Bore
6.69in
Stroke
8.47in
Displacement
4765in³
Compression Ratio
14.7:1
Aspiration
ATAAC
Fuel System
EUI
Governor Type
Adem™ A5

Generator Set Dimensions

Length - Maximum
303.3in
Width - Maximum
104in
Height - Maximum
131.6in
Dry Weight - Genset (maximum)
40750lb

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
    • Single element canister type with service indicator
    • Air cleaner
  • Cooling
    • Package mounted radiator
  • Exhaust
    • Exhaust flange outlet
  • Fuel
    • Primary fuel filter with integral water separator
    • Fuel priming pump
  • Generator
    • IP23 Protection
    • Matched to the performance and output characteristics of Cat engines
  • Power Termination
    • Busbar
  • Starting/charging
    • Heavy-duty starting system
    • Charging alternator
  • Undercarriage
    • Track master link
  • Control Panel
    • Communications:
    • 6 Programmable digital inputs
    • Programmable protective relaying functions:
    • Low oil pressure
    • Environmental sealed front face
    • Volts (L-L & L-N)
    • Emergency stop pushbutton
    • Serial annunciator module data link
    • Reverse Power (kW) (32)
    • Engine cycle crank
    • Lamp test
    • Over / under frequency (81 o/u)
    • kW-hr (total)
    • Speed adjust
    • True RMS AC metering, 3-phase, +/-2% accuracy
    • Engine cool-down timer
    • Overcurrent (50/51)
    • Reverse reactive power (kVAr) (32RV)
    • kW (per phase, average & percent)
    • kVAr-hr (total)
    • Generator phase sequence
    • Oil pressure (psi, kPa or bar)
    • Low coolant temperature
    • Amps (per phase & average)
    • Generator mounted - rear facing
    • Over / under voltage (27/59)
    • Low coolant level
    • Accessory module data link
    • kVAr (per phase, average & percent)
    • EMCP 4.2B controller includes:
    • Failure to start (overcrank)
    • 2 Programmable relay outputs (Form C)
    • EMCP 4.2B
    • Overspeed
    • 2 Programmable digital outputs
    • DC volts
    • Frequency (Hz)
    • High coolant temperature
    • Warning / shutdown with common LED indication of shutdowns for:
    • Operating hours
    • 4 Programmable relay outputs (Form A)
    • Coolant temperature
    • Power Factor (per phase & average)
    • Digital indication for:
    • Panel Lights
    • Text alarm / event descriptions
    • Controls:
    • 24 Volt DC operation
    • Alarm acknowledge
    • Customer data link (Modbus RTU)
    • kVA (per phase, average & percent)
  • Cooling System
    • Caterpillar extended life coolant
    • Coolant drain line with valve
    • Coolant level sensors
    • JWAC
    • Radiator fan and fan drive
    • Fan and belt guards
  • Exhaust System
    • Dry exhaust manifold
    • Flanged faced outlet(s)
  • Fuel System
    • Secondary fuel filters
    • Flexible fuel lines - shipped loose
    • Fuel cooler; not included with packages without radiator
    • Fuel priming pump
  • Generators And Attachments
    • Form wound
    • 3 Phase brushless, salient pole
    • Class H insulation, Class F temperature rise at 40C ambient (105C prime/130C standby)
    • Winding temperature detectors
    • Permanent magnet
    • Anti condensation space heater
    • Right side extension terminal box, bus bar connections, top mounted, bottom cable entry
    • 6 Lead
    • NEMA standard hole pattern
  • Governing System
    • ADEM III
  • Literature
    • English
  • Lube System
    • Integral lube oil cooler
    • Fumes disposal
    • Oil drain lines and valve
    • Oil filter, filler and dipstick
    • Lubricating oil
    • Gear type lube oil pump
  • Mounting System
    • Rubber anti-vibration mounts (shipped loose)
    • Rails - engine/generator/radiator mounting
  • Starting / Charging System
    • Battery disconnect switch
    • 45 Amp charging alternator
    • Battery and battery rack w/cables
    • 24 Volt electric starting motor
  • General
    • Flywheel and flywheel housing-SAE No. 00
    • SAE standard rotation
    • Paint: Caterpillar yellow with high gloss black rails & radiator
    • Right hand servicing

Optional Equipment

  • Air Inlet System
    • Air inlet protection
    • Remote air inlet adapters
    • Dual element air cleaners
    • Heavy duty air cleaners
  • Circuit Breakers
    • Busbar connections
    • P Frame breaker connections
    • R Frame breaker connections
    • Optional busbar power connections
    • Circuit breaker harnesses
    • Masterpact breaker connections
    • Cable entry options
    • 2000, 2500, 3200, 4000 Amp, 4 Pole, IEC-Rated Circuit Breakers
    • 2000, 2500, 3200, 4000, 5000 Amp, 3 Pole, IEC Rated Circuit Breakers
    • 1600, 2000, 2500, 3000, 4000, 5000 Amp, 3 Pole, UL-100% Rated Circuit Breakers
  • Power Termination
    • Circuit breakers, IEC compliant
  • Control Panel
    • Customer interface options
    • Mounting group - External box clips
    • EMCP 4.3, EMCP 4.4
    • PC monitoring (Remote and local)
    • Ground
    • Load share module options
    • Annunciator modules
    • Auxiliary box
    • Language options
    • Remote speed adjust
    • Vandal proof panel door
    • Voltage raise / lower switch
    • Generator temperature monitoring
  • Cooling System
    • Expansion tanks
    • Optional Serpentine radiators
    • Water level switch gauges
    • Optional ATAAC radiators
  • Exhaust System
    • Flexible fittings
    • Elbows
    • Flanges and exhaust fittings
    • Flanges
    • Y Adapters
    • Mufflers
  • Fuel System
    • Duplex fuel filters
    • Primary fuel filters
  • Generators And Attachments
    • Differential current transformers - 8.7 and 15 kV class
    • Alternator air cleaners
  • Instrumentation
    • Pyrometer and thermocouples
  • Lube System
    • Manual prelube pum
    • Lube oil in standard sump
    • Oil level regulator
    • Electric prelube pump
  • Mounting System
    • Spring type vibration isolators
    • IBC seismic vibration isolators NORAD
    • Puck style low efficiency lsolators
  • Power Connections
    • Neutral ground connections
    • 2700 & 3000 Frame
    • Grounding groups
  • Special Tests / Reports
    • IBC certifications
    • Generator set test report
    • Torsional vibration analysis
    • PGS test report @ 1.0 power factor
    • PGS test report @ 0.8 power factor
    • Standard engine test charge
    • Fuel consumption test
    • Generator set consumption test
  • Starting / Charging System
    • Starter covers
    • Electric starting motors
    • Air pressure regulator
    • 24 Volt battery set - Dry
    • Jacket water heaters
    • Engine barring group
    • 10, 20, 35 and 50 Amp battery chargers
    • Air starting motors
  • General
    • Special paint colors
    • US aid emblem