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Overview

The 3516C diesel generator sets have been developed to meet your continuous, standby and prime applications and match your power standards. Producing reliable power from 3000 to 3125 kVA at 50 Hz, each generator set has been designed to meet ISO 8528-5 transient response requirements and to accept 100 percent rated load in one step. With industry leading innovation our Tier 4 Interim models have emissions reduced up to 90 percent — it's technology that has benefits well beyond todays regulations. Seismic certification is also available for select models, maintaining power after unexpected disturbances. The integrated control system, including ATS and switchgear, ensures a consistent power supply and connection to your fleet through on-site and remote monitoring options. With an user friendly interface our EMCP 4 control panel provides flexible options putting your management and diagnostic tools in one. The EMCP 4.4 controller provides multi-generator set paralleling capability, giving you the ability to add generator sets to provide expanded capacity and generator set redundancy to match your requirements. As no two power requirements are the same we offer a broad range of accessories and bolt-on system expansion attachments. Find flexible packaging options to work with your spatial requirements and environmental conditions. Our 3516C generator sets are developed for such prerequisites, so that you can meet your specific power needs — customize them to match your requirements.

Generator Set Specifications

Units:
Minimum Rating 2250 kVA 2250 kVA Less
Maximum Rating 3125 kVA 3125 kVA Less
Voltage 380 to 11000 volts 380 to 11000 volts Less
Frequency 50 Hz 50 Hz Less
Speed 1808 rpm 1808 rpm Less
Duty Cycle Standby Standby Less

Generator Set Configurations

Emissions/Fuel Strategy U.S. EPA Certified for Stationary Emergency Use Only (Tier 2 Nonroad Equivalent Emission Standards) U.S. EPA Certified for Stationary Emergency Use Only (Tier 2 Nonroad Equivalent Emission Standards) Less

Engine Specifications

Engine Model 3516C, ATAAC, V-16, 4-Stroke Water-Cooled Diesel 3516C, ATAAC, V-16, 4-Stroke Water-Cooled Diesel Less
Displacement 4765.0 in³ 78.1 l Less
Bore 6.69 in 170.0 mm Less
Stroke - Standard 7.48 in 190.0 mm Less
Stroke - HD 8.46 in 215.0 mm Less
Compression Ratio 14.7:1 14.7:1 Less
Aspiration ATAAC ATAAC Less
Governor Type Adem™A3 Adem™A3 Less
Fuel System Electronic unit injection Electronic unit injection Less

Generator Set Dimensions

Length - Maximum 352.3 in 8949.0 mm Less
Width - Maximum 100.5 in 2552.0 mm Less
Height - Maximum 136.9 in 3476.0 mm Less
Dry Weight - Genset (maximum) 47620.0 lb 21600.0 kg Less

EMCP 4 Generator Set Controls

Cat generator sets provide a complete factory-built solution with fully featured standard and advanced controls. Optional accessories enhance the capabilities of the genset package-mounted control system.

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Why Choose Cat® Electric Power?

Caterpillar offers a comprehensive variety of electric power systems, customised to fit your needs. Our specialised systems deliver high power and performance in industries across the globe. With Caterpillar, you get outstanding manufacturing quality, expert support, and the essential tools and applications to complete any project.

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