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Overview

Producing reliable power from 1640 ekW to 2250 ekW at 60Hz, our 3516B diesel generator sets are made to match your mission critical, continuous, standby and prime applications. Each meets ISO 8528-5 transient response requirements and accepts 100 percent rated load in one step. Depending on the model, our 3516B generator sets are designed for either low fuel consumption or low emissions — it’s how we’re helping you power responsibly. Ensure you have a non-stop power supply with our integrated control system, including Cat® UPS, ATS and switchgear, and know your fleet status with its on-site and remote monitoring options. Our EMCP 4.2 control panel, with a user-friendly interface, combines all your management and diagnostic tools. Equip your generator sets with what they need to operate to your standards with our broad range of accessories and bolt-on system expansion attachments. Find flexible packaging options to work with your environmental conditions. Our 3516B generator sets were designed to take on power challenges — like yours.

Generator Set Specifications

Units:
Minimum Rating 1640 ekW (1750 kVA) 1640 ekW (1750 kVA) Less
Maximum Rating 2250 ekW (2500 kVA) 2250 ekW (2500 kVA) Less
Voltage 220 to 13800 220 to 13800 Less
Frequency 50 or 60 Hz 50 or 60 Hz Less
Speed 1500 or 1800 RPM 1500 or 1800 RPM Less

Generator Set Configurations

Emissions/Fuel Strategy Low Fuel Consumption, Low Emissions Low Fuel Consumption, Low Emissions Less

Engine Specifications

Engine Model 3516B TA, V-16, 4-Stroke Water-Cooled Diesel 3516B TA, V-16, 4-Stroke Water-Cooled Diesel Less
Bore 170 mm (6.69 in) 170 mm (6.69 in) Less
Displacement (Std) 69 L (4210.64 in3) 69 L (4210.64 in3) Less
Displacement (HD) 78.08 L (4764.73 in3)) 78.08 L (4764.73 in3)) Less
Stroke (Std) 190 mm (7.48) 190 mm (7.48) Less
Stroke (HD) 215 mm (8.46 in) 215 mm (8.46 in) Less
Compression Ratio 14.0:1 Std 15.5:1 HD 14.0:1 Std 15.5:1 HD Less
Aspiration TA TA Less
Governor Type Adem™3 Adem™3 Less
Fuel System Electronic unit injection Electronic unit injection Less

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
  • Generator

  • Matched to the performance and output characteristics of Cat engines
  • Industry leading mechanical and electrical design
  • Industry leading motor starting capabilities
  • High Efficiency
  • Cat EMCP Control Panel

    The EMCP controller features the reliability and durability you have come to expect from your Cat equipment. EMCP4 is a scalable control platform designed to ensure reliable generator set operation, providing extensive information about power output and engine operation. EMCP4 systems can be further customized to meet your needs through programming and expansion modules.

    Design Criteria

    The generator set accepts 100% rated load in one step per NFPA 110 and meets ISO 8528-5 transient response.

    UL 2200 / CSA - Optional

  • UL 2200 listed packages
  • CSA Certified
  • Certain restrictions may apply.
  • Consult with your Cat® Dealer.
  • Single-Source Supplier

    Fully prototype tested with certified torsional vibration analysis available

    World Wide Product Support

    Cat Dealers provide extensive post sale support including maintenance and repair agreements. Cat dealers have over 1,800 dealer branch stores operating in 200 countries. The Cat® S•O•SSM program cost effectively detects internal engine component condition, even the presence of unwanted fluids and combustion by-products.

    3516B Standard Equipment

    Air Inlet
    • Air Cleaner

    Cooling
    • Package mounted radiator

    Exhaust
    • Exhaust flange outlet

    Fuel
    • Primary fuel filter with integral water separator
    • Secondary fuel filter
    • 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

    3516B Optional Equipment

    Exhaust
    • Exhaust mufflers

    Generator
    • Anti-condensation heater
    • Internal excitation (IE)
    • Permanent magnet excitation (PMG)
    • Oversize and premium generators

    Power Termination
    • Circuit breakers, UL listed
    • Circuit breakers, IEC compliant

    Control Panels
    • EMCP 4.2
    • EMCP 4.3
    • EMCP 4.4
    • Generator temperature monitoring & protection
    • Load share module
    • Digital I/O module
    • Remote monitoring software

    Mounting
    • Rubber anti-vibration mounts
    • Spring-type vibration isolator
    • IBC isolators

    Starting/Charging
    • Battery chargers
    • Oversize batteries
    • Jacket water heater
    • Heavy-duty starting system
    • Charging alternator
    • Air starting motor with control and silencer

    General
    • 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
    • UL 2200 package
    • EU Certificate of Conformance (CE)
    • CSA Certification
    • EEC Declaration of Conformity
    • Enclosures: sound attenuated, weather protective
    • Automatic transfer switches (ATS)
    • Integral & sub-base fuel tanks
    • Integral & sub-base UL listed dual wall fuel tanks

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