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3516B (60 Hz) Standard Equipment

Air Inlet System
  • Air cleaner; single element canister type

Control Panels
  • EMCP 4.2B
  • Emergency stop pushbutton
  • 24 Volt DC operation
  • Environmental sealed front face
  • Text alarm / event descriptions
  • Generator mounted - Rear facing
  • Generator set packages include Caterpillar' s Voltage Regulator
  • IVR includes reactive droop capability, 3-phase voltage sensing, KVAR/PF modes, RFI suppression, min / max exciter
  • Limiter and exciter diode monitor
  • Controls:
  • Speed adjust
  • Auto / start / stop control
  • Engine cool-down timer
  • Engine cool-down timer
  • Engine cycle crank
  • Alarm acknowledge
  • Lamp test
  • Load histogram feature
  • PLC functionality
  • Customizable screens
  • 0 True RMS AC metering, 3-phase, +/-2% accuracy
  • Digital indication for:
  • RPM
  • DC volts
  • Operating hours
  • Oil pressure (psi, kPa or bar)
  • Coolant temperature
  • Volts (L-L & L-N)
  • Frequency (Hz)
  • Amps (per phase & average)
  • Power factor (per phase & average)
  • kW (per phase, average & percent)
  • kVA (per phase, average & percent)
  • kVAr (per phase, average & percent)
  • kVAr (per phase, average & percent)
  • Warning / shutdown with common LED indication of shutdowns for01/10/2018:
  • Low oil pressure
  • High coolant temperature
  • Overspeed
  • Emergency stop
  • Failure to start (overcrank)
  • Low coolant temperature
  • Low coolant level
  • Programmable protective relaying functions:
  • Generator phase sequence
  • Over / under voltage (27/59)
  • Over / under frequency (81 o/u)
  • Reverse power (kW) (32)
  • Reverse reactive power (kVAr) (32RV)
  • Overcurrent (50/51)
  • Communications:
  • Customer data link (Modbus RTU)
  • Accessory module data link
  • Serial annunciator module data link
  • Cat Connect
  • 3 Analog inputs
  • 6 Customer programmable digital inputs
  • Number of I/O varies on options selected:
  • 4 Programmable relay outputs (Form A)
  • 1 Programmable relay outputs (Form C)
  • 1 Programmable digital outputs
  • Certified standard PGS provided
  • ATAAC - 3516E Package Radiators shipped installed
  • Dry exhaust manifold
  • Flanged faced outlet(s)
  • Secondary fuel filters
  • Fuel cooler; not included with packages without radiator
  • Flexible fuel lines - shipped loose
  • Fuel priming pump
  • Caterpillar yellow with high gloss black rails and radiator
  • Right hand servicing
  • Flywheel and flywheel housing - SAE No. 00
  • SAE Standard rotation
  • 3 Phase brushless, salient pole
  • 6 lead
  • Low Voltage:
  • Random wound
  • Internal excitation
  • Winding temperature detectors
  • NEMA Class H insulation, Class H temperature rise at 40C ambient (125C prime / 150C standby)
  • Busbar connections, top center mounted, top cable entry
  • NEMA standard hole pattern
  • Medium Voltage:
  • Form wound
  • Permanent magnet
  • Winding temperature detectors
  • NEMA Class H insulation, Class H temperature rise at 40C ambient (125C prime / 150C standby)
  • Busbar connections, right side extension box, bottom cable entry
  • NEMA standard hole pattern
  • Medium Voltage:
  • Form wound
  • Permanent magnet
  • Winding temperature detectors
  • NEMA Class H insulation, Class H temperature rise at 40C ambient (125C prime / 150C standby)
  • Busbar connections, right side extension box, bottom cable entry
  • NEMA standard hole pattern
  • Medium Voltage: Form wound - Permanent magnet - Winding temperature detectors - NEMA Class H insulation, Class H temperature rise at 40C ambient (125C prime / 150C standby) - Busbar connections, right side extension box, bottom cable entry - NEMA standard hole pattern
  • Form wound
  • Permanent magnet
  • Winding temperature detectors
  • NEMA Class H insulation, Class H temperature rise at 40C ambient (125C prime / 150C standby)
  • Busbar connections, right side extension box, bottom cable entry
  • NEMA standard hole pattern
  • High Voltage:
  • Form wound - Permanent magnet
  • Permanent magnet
  • Winding temperature detectors
  • Anti Condensation Space Heater
  • Class H insulation, Class F temperature rise at 40C ambient (105C prime / 130C standby)
  • ADEM A3
  • English
  • Lubricating oil
  • Gear type lube oil pump
  • Integral lube oil cool
  • Oil filter, filler and dipstick
  • Oil drain lines and valve
  • Fumes disposal
  • Rails - engine / generator / radiator mounting
  • Anti-vibration mounts (shipped loose)
  • Rubber anti-vibration mounts (shipped loose)
  • 24 Volt electric starting motor
  • 45 Amp charging alternator
  • Battery and battery rack w/cables
  • Battery disconnect switch

3516B (60 Hz) Optional Equipment

Control System
  • EMCP 4.3, EMCP 4.4

Air Inlet System
  • Single element filter
  • Dual element air cleaner

Cooling System
  • Standard ambient radiators
  • Air inlet protection including air shut off magnetic switch
  • Standard ambient ATAAC radiators
  • Optional installed radiator
  • Optional installed ATAAC radiators
  • Water level switch gauges
  • Coolant

Exhaust System
  • Elbows
  • Flange and exhaust expanders
  • Flanges
  • Flexible fittings
  • Y adapters
  • Mufflers
  • Exhaust Offset
  • Clean emission parets

Fuel System
  • Primary fuel filter

General
  • US aid emblem
  • Special paint

Generators and Attachments
  • 380, 440, 480, 600 Volts, 3 phase, 1800 rpm, RW, IE, No. of leads: 6, Picth: 0.6667 - 1600 Frame
  • 380, 440, 480, 600 Volts, 3 phase, 1800 rpm, RW, PM, No. of leads: 6, Picth: 0.6667 - 1600 Frame
  • 380, 416, 440, 480, 600, 2400, 4160 Volts, 3 phase, 1800 rpm, RW, PM, No. of leads: 6, Picth: 0.6667 - 1600 and 1800 Frames
  • Space heater
  • Generator conversions IE to PM
  • Alternator air cleaner

Intrumentation
  • Pyrometer and thermocouples

Lube System
  • Lube oil
  • Oil lever regulator
  • Prelube pump groups

Crankcase Systems
  • Crankcase protection group: No explosion relief valves; Explosion relief valves
  • Crankcase ventilation system

Mounting System
  • Puck style low efficiency isolators
  • Spring type vibration isolators
  • IBC vibration isolators

Power Connections
  • Grounding groups
  • Neutral ground connections
  • Center post busbars
  • Right, left side and rear power connections

Special Tests / Reports
  • CSA certification
  • IBC certification
  • Special package tests: PGS test report @ 1.0 and 0.8 power factors
  • Standard engine test charge
  • Generator set test report
  • Fuel consumption test
  • Torsional vibration analysis TVA report

Starting / Charging Sytem
  • Jacket water heaters

Overview

The 3516B diesel generator sets are made to meet your mission critical, continuous, standby and prime applications. Producing reliable power from 1640 to 2250 ekW at 60 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. Our integrated control system keeps you connected through on-site and remote monitoring options. We offer easy-to-use EMCP control panel options, combining 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 match your growing power requirements. It's not just quality that matters but customization, choose from a broad range of accessories and bolt-on system expansion attachments. Find 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. For added safety select from one of the UL 2200 and CSA certified package options.

Generator Set Specifications

Units:
Minimum Rating 1640 ekW 1640 ekW Less
Maximum Rating 2250 ekW 2250 ekW Less
Voltage 220 to 13800 220 to 13800 Less
Frequency 60 Hz 60 Hz Less
Speed 1800 rpm 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
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

Generator Set Dimensions

Length - Maximum 234.4 in 5953.0 mm Less
Width - Maximum 90.0 in 2286.0 mm Less
Height - Maximum 94.9 in 2410.0 mm Less
Dry Weight - Genset (maximum) 31.27 lb NaN kg Less

Design Criteria

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

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.

    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 Caterpillar S•O•S℠ program cost effectively detects internal engine component condition, even the presence of unwanted fluids and combustion by-products

    UL 2200 / CSA - Optional

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