Electric Power 3516E (50 Hz) 2750 - 3100 kVA Diesel Generator Set

Minimum Rating
2750 kVA
2750 kVA
Maximum Rating
3000 kVA (3100 kVA without fan)
3000 kVA (3100 kVA without fan)
Emissions/Fuel Strategy
Low Fuel Consumption
Low Fuel Consumption

Product Specifications for 3516E (50 Hz)

Generator Set Specifications

Engine Specifications

Generator Set Dimensions

3516E (50 Hz) Standard Equipment

Air Inlet System

  • Single element canister type with service indicator
  • Air cleaner

Air Inlet

  • Air Cleaner

Control Panel

  • EMCP 4 Genset Controller
  • Reverse reactive power (kVAr) (32RV)
  • RPM
  • 24-volt DC operation
  • Coolant temperature
  • Low oil pressure
  • kVA (per phase, average & percent)
  • Low coolant level
  • Generator mounted - rear facing
  • Over / under frequency (81 o/u)
  • Failure to start (overcrank)
  • Low coolant temperature
  • Operating hours
  • Engine cycle crank
  • Emergency stop pushbutton
  • Lamp test
  • Amps (per phase & average)
  • Programmable protective relaying functions:
  • Serial annunciator module data link
  • Over / under voltage (27/59)
  • Alarm acknowledge
  • Panel lights
  • kW-hr (total)
  • kW (per phase, average & percent)
  • Generator phase sequence
  • Engine cool-down timer
  • kVAr-hr (total)
  • EMCP4.2 controller includes:
  • Digital indication for:
  • Communications:
  • Reverse power (kW) (32)
  • True RMS AC metering, 3-phase, +/-2% accuracy
  • Text alarm / event descriptions
  • Speed adjust
  • Volts (L-L & L-N)
  • High coolant temperature
  • 4 programmable relay outputs (Form A)
  • 6 programmable digital inputs
  • Oil pressure (psi, kPa or bar)
  • Controls:
  • Environmental sealed front face
  • Power Factor (per phase & average)
  • 2 programmable relay outputs (Form C)
  • kVAr (per phase, average & percent)
  • Accessory module data link
  • DC volts
  • Emergency stop
  • Customer data link (Modbus RTU)
  • Overspeed
  • 2 programmable digital outputs
  • Frequency (Hz)
  • Warning/shutdown with common LED indication of shutdowns for:
  • Overcurrent (50/51)
  • EMCP 4.2


  • Exhaust flange outlet


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


  • Matched to the performance and output characteristics of Cat engines
  • IP23 Protection

Power Termination

  • Bus Bar


  • Heavy-duty starting system
  • Charging alternator


  • Package mounted radiator

Cooling System

  • JWAC
  • Coolant drain line with valve
  • Caterpillar Extended Life Coolant
  • Coolant level sensors
  • Fan and belt guards
  • Radiator fan and fan drive

Exhaust System

  • Dry exhaust manifold
  • Flanged faced outlet(s)

Fuel System

  • Flexible fuel lines - shipped loose
  • Secondary fuel filters
  • Fuel cooler; not included with packages without radiator
  • Fuel priming pump

Generators and Attachments

  • NEMA Class H insulation, Class H temperature rise at 40C ambient (125C prime / 150C standby).
  • Bus bar connections, top center mounted, top cable entry
  • IEC standard hole pattern
  • Winding temperature detectors
  • 3 phase brushless, salient pole
  • 6 lead
  • Internal excitation
  • Generator set packages include Caterpillar's Digital Voltage Regulator (CDVR). CDVR includes reactive droop capability, 3-phase voltage sensing, KVAR/PF modes, RFI suppression, min/max exciter
  • Random wound

Governing System



  • English

Lube System

  • Integral lube oil cooler
  • Oil drain lines and valve
  • Fumes disposal
  • Gear type lube oil pump
  • Lubricating oil
  • Oil filter, filler and dipstick

Mounting System

  • Rubber anti-vibration mounts (shipped loose)
  • Rails - engine / generator / radiator mounting

Starting / Charging System

  • Battery disconnect switch
  • 24 Volt electric starting motor
  • Battery and battery rack w/cables


  • Paint - Caterpillar Yellow except rails and radiators gloss black
  • Right hand servicing
  • SAE standard rotation
  • Paint: Caterpillar yellow with high gloss black rails & radiator
  • Flywheel and flywheel housing-SAE No. 00

3516E (50 Hz) Optional Equipment

Air Inlet System

  • Air inlet protection
  • Heavy duty air cleaners
  • Remote air inlet adapters
  • Dual element air cleaners

Power Termination

  • Circuit breakers, IEC compliant

Circuit Breakers

  • Optional busbar power connections
  • Load take off; IEC standard hole
  • Center posts busbars
  • Control packaging for enclosures
  • Trip Units
  • EMAX breakers
  • Cable entry options

Control Panels

  • Generator temperature monitoring
  • Vandal proof panel door
  • Local and remote monitoring
  • Governors
  • Auxiliary box
  • Busbar connections
  • Customer interface options
  • Language options
  • Annunciator modules
  • Voltage raise / lower switch
  • Remote speed adjust
  • External box clips
  • EMAX breaker connections
  • EMCP 4.3, EMCP 4.4

Cooling System

  • Radiator duct flanges
  • Optional Serpentine radiators
  • Water level switch gauges
  • Heat exchangers

European Certifications

  • EU declaration of conformity

Exhaust System

  • Flexible fittings
  • Mufflers
  • Muffler mounting kits
  • Through wall installation kit

Fuel System

  • Primary fuel filter
  • Fuel coolers

Generators and attachments

  • Internal excitation
  • Random wound
  • 3 Phase, 380 / 400 / 415 / 3300 / 6600 / 10000 / 10500 / 11000 volt
  • Optional generators
  • 3 Phase, Random wound, Internal excitation
  • Number of leads: 6
  • Pitch: 0.6667


  • Pyrometers and thermocouples
  • Thermocouples

Lube System

  • Electric prelube pumps
  • Oil level regulator
  • Manual prelube sump pumps

Mounting System

  • Spring type vibration isolators
  • IBC vibration isolators

Protection System

  • Explosion relief valves

Special Tests / Reports

  • CSA test and certification
  • PGS test report @ 1.0 power factor
  • IBC seismic certificate
  • Neutral ground certificate
  • PGS test report @ 0.8 power factor

Starting / Charging System

  • ETHER starting aids
  • Jacket water heaters
  • Dual 24 volt electric starting motors
  • 10 and 20 amp battery chargers
  • Charging alternators - 50 Amp
  • 24 Volt battery sets - Dry


  • Engine barring group

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