3516B (50 HZ) | 1750-2500 kVA Diesel Generator

Diesel Generator Sets 3516B (50 Hz)

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Key Specs

Standby Rating
2500 kVA
2500 kVA
Prime Power Rating
2275 kVA
2275 kVA
Emissions/Fuel Strategy
Low Fuel, Low Emissions
Low Fuel, Low Emissions


2000 - 2500 kVA Diesel Generator Set

Producing reliable power from 2000 to 2500 kVA at 50 Hz, our 3516B diesel generator sets are made to meet your mission critical, continuous, standby and prime applications. We've designed each to ISO 8528-5 transient response requirements and to accept 100% rated load in one step. Generator sets offer both low fuel consumption and low emission systems.


Optimised for 8% Lower Fuel Consumption

Demonstrated savings in operating costs

Over 4,000,000,000 Global Operating Hours

Proven performance in heavy-duty applications

Over 200,000 Shipped

Since 1981, leading the large engine market

Product Specifications for 3516B (50 Hz)

Standby Rating 2500 kVA 2500 kVA
Prime Power Rating 2275 kVA 2275 kVA
Emissions/Fuel Strategy Low Fuel, Low Emissions Low Fuel, Low Emissions
Voltage 380 to 11000 Volts 380 to 11000 Volts
Frequency 50 Hz 50 Hz
Speed 1500 rpm 1500 rpm
Duty Cycle Standby, Mission Critical, Prime, Continuous Standby, Mission Critical, Prime, Continuous
Maximum Rating 2500 kVA 2500 kVA
Minimum Rating 2000 kVA 2000 kVA
Engine Model 3516B TA, V-16, 4-Stroke Water-Cooled Diesel 3516B TA, V-16, 4-Stroke Water-Cooled Diesel
Bore 6.69 in 170 mm
Stroke 8.46 in 215 mm
Displacement 4764.73 in 78.08 l
Compression Ratio 15.5:1 15.5:1
Aspiration TA TA
Fuel System Electronic unit injection Electronic unit injection
Governor Type Adem™3 Adem™3
Length - Minimum 233.4 in 5928 mm
Length - Maximum 251.7 in 6377 mm
Width - Maximum 90 in 2286 mm
Height - Maximum 93.2 in 2367 mm
Dry Weight - Genset (minimum) 31900 lb 14470 kg
Dry Weight - Genset (maximum) 40320 lb 18290 kg

3516B (50 Hz) Standard Equipment

Air Inlet

  • Air cleaner


  • Package mounted radiator


  • Exhaust flange outlet


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


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

Power Termination

  • Busbar

Control Panel

  • EMCP 4.2B


  • Paint - Caterpillar yellow except rails and radiators gloss black

3516B (50 Hz) Optional Equipment


  • Exhaust mufflers (except Tier 4)


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

Power Termination

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

Control Panels

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


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


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


  • Seismic Certification per applicable building codes: IBC 2000, IBC 2003, IBC 2006, IBC 2009, CBC 2007
  • EU Certificate of Conformance (CE)
  • The following options are based on regional and product configuration:
  • Enclosures: Sound attenuated, weather protective
  • Automatic transfer switches (ATS)
  • UL 2200 package
  • Integral & sub-base UL listed dual wall fuel tanks
  • Integral & sub-base fuel tanks
  • EEC Declaration of Conformity
  • CSA Certification

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