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Overview

The 3516B diesel generator sets are made to match your mission critical, continuous, standby and prime applications. Producing reliable power from 1750 to 2500 kVA at 50 Hz, each generator set has been designed to meet 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 and to know your fleet status with our integrated control system, including Cat® UPS, ATS and switchgear, as well as our on-site and remote monitoring options. Our EMCP 4.2 control panel, with its user-friendly interface, combines all your management and diagnostic tools. It's not just quality that matters but customization, choose from a broad range of accessories and bolt-on system expansion attachments. Discover our flexible packaging to fit unique spatial requirements and environmental conditions. Our 3516B generator sets are developed for such prerequisites, so that you can meet your specific power needs.

Generator Set Specifications

Units:
Minimum Rating 1750 kVA 1750 kVA Less
Maximum Rating 2500 kVA 2500 kVA Less
Voltage 400 to 11,000 Volts 400 to 11,000 Volts Less
Frequency 50 Hz 50 Hz Less
Speed 1500 rpm 1500 rpm Less
Duty Cycle Standby, Prime, Continuous Standby, Prime, Continuous 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
Displacement - HD 4764.73 in³ 78.08 l Less
Displacement - Std 4210.64 in³ 69.0 l Less
Fuel System Electronic unit injection Electronic unit injection Less
Aspiration TA TA Less
Governor Type Adem™3 Adem™3 Less
Compression Ratio 14.0:1 Std 15.5:1 HD 14.0:1 Std 15.5:1 HD Less
Bore 6.69 in 170.0 mm Less
Stroke - HD 8.46 in 215.0 mm Less
Stroke - Standard 7.48 in 190.0 mm Less
Air Inlet Single element canister style with service indicator Single element canister style with service indicator Less
Exhaust Flange Size 203.2 mm (8.0 in) 203.2 mm (8.0 in) Less

Generator Set Dimensions

Length - Maximum 233.4 in 5928.0 mm Less
Width - Maximum 90.0 in 2286.0 mm Less
Height - Maximum 93.2 in 2367.0 mm Less
Dry Weight - Genset (maximum) 31900.0 lb NaN 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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