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Cat Generator Set Package

  • Cat generator set packages have been fully prototype tested
  • Accepts 100% block load in one step and meets NFPA 110 loading requirements
  • Conform to ISO 8528-5 steady state and transient response requirements

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

SR5 Alternator

  • Superior motor starting capability minimizes need for oversizing alternator
  • Designed to match performance and output characteristics of Cat diesel engines
  • Robust Class H insulation

EMCP 4 Control Panel

  • User-friendly interface and navigation
  • Scalable system to meet a wide range of installation requirement
  • Expansion modules and site-specific programming for specific customer requirements

Cooling System

  • Designed to operate in standard ambient temperatures up to 50°C (122°F)
  • Contact your Cat Dealer for specific ambient and altitude capabilities

Certifications

  • IBC Seismic Certification
  • EU Certification of Conformance (CE)
  • EEC Declaration of Conformity

One Safe Source

  • Components used in the generator set are selected based on seamless design integration to provide the optimum performance
  • The generator set is fully assembled at a Caterpillar facility following our quality guidelines
  • Each generator set package is tested before leaving the Caterpillar facility
  • Cat product support, including dealer service, parts and warranty covers the entire Cat power system

World Wide Product Support

  • Cat dealers have over 1,800 dealer branch stores operating in 200 countries
  • Your local Cat dealer provides extensive post-sale support, including maintenance and repair agreements

3516C (50 Hz) Standard Equipment

Air Inlet System
  • Air Cleaner; single element canister type

Air Inlet
  • Air Cleaner

Cooling
  • Package mounted radiator

Exhaust
  • Exhaust flange outlet

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

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

Power Termination
  • Bus Bar

Control Panel
  • EMCP 4 Genset Controller

Control System
  • Emergency stop pushbutton
  • 3 Phase voltage sensing
  • Environmental sealed front face
  • RFI suppression
  • IVR includes reactive droop capability
  • Caterpillar' s Voltage Regulato
  • 24 Volt DC operation
  • Text alarm / event descriptions
  • Generator mounted - rear facing
  • Generator set packages include:
  • EMCP 4.2B
  • KVAR / PF modes
  • RFI suppression
  • Min / max exciter
  • Limiter and exciter diode monitor
  • Speed adjust
  • Controls:
  • Engine cycle crank
  • Auto / start / stop control
  • Engine cool
  • Alarm acknowledge
  • PLC functionality
  • Customizable screens
  • Load histogram feature
  • Lamp test
  • 0 True RMS AC metering
  • Digital indication for:
  • RPM
  • 3 Phase
  • +/- 2% accuracy
  • DC volts
  • Operating hours
  • Frequency (Hz)
  • Power Factor (per phase & average
  • Volts (L-L & L-N)
  • Amps (per phase & average)
  • Oil pressure (psi, kPa or bar)
  • Coolant temperature
  • kVA (per phase, average & percent
  • kW (per phase, average & percent)
  • kVAr (per phase, average & percent)
  • kVAr-hr (total)
  • kW-hr (total)
  • Warning/shutdown with common LED indication of shutdowns for: Low oil pressure - High coolant temperature - Overspeed - Emergency stop - Failure to start (overcrank) - Low coolant temperature - Low coolant level -
  • Low oil pressure
  • Over / under frequency (81 o/u)
  • 1 Programmable relay outputs (Form C)
  • High coolant temperature
  • 1 Programmable digital outputs
  • Communications:
  • Low coolant leve
  • Generator phase sequence
  • Overcurrent (50/51)
  • Emergency stop
  • 6 Customer programmable digital inputs
  • Failure to start (overcrank)
  • 4 programmable relay outputs (Form A)
  • Cat Connect
  • Number of I/O varies on options selected:
  • Accessory module data link
  • Overspeed
  • Low coolant temperature
  • Programmable protective relaying functions:
  • Reverse reactive power (kVAr) (32RV)
  • 3 Analog inputs
  • Over / under voltage (27/59)
  • Reverse power (kW) (32)
  • Serial annunciator module data link

Governing System
  • ADEM A3

Cooling System
  • Certified standard PGS provided
  • ATAAC - 3516E Package radiators shipped installed

Exhaust System
  • Flanged faced outlet(s)
  • Dry exhaust manifold

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

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

Generator and Attachments
  • 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
  • Anti condensation space heater
  • Form wound
  • Winding temperature detectors
  • NEMA standard hole pattern
  • Form wound
  • High Voltage:
  • 3 Phase brushless, salient pole
  • Bus bar connections, right side extension box, bottom cable entry
  • Winding temperature detectors
  • 6 lead
  • Permanent magnet
  • Medium Voltage:
  • Class H insulation, Class F temperature rise at 40C ambient (105C prime / 130C standby)
  • NEMA Class H insulation, Class H temperature rise at 40C ambient (125C prime/150C standby)
  • Permanent magnet

Literature
  • English

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

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

Starting System
  • Battery and battery rack w/cables
  • 45 Amp charging alternator
  • Battery disconnect switch
  • 24 Volt electric starting motor

3516C (50 Hz) Optional Equipment

Control System
  • EMCP 4.3, EMCP 4.4

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

Exhaust
  • Exhaust mufflers

Generator
  • Excitation: [ ] Permanent Magnet Excited (PM) [ ] Internally Excited (IE)
  • Oversize and premium generators
  • Anti-condensation heater

Cooling System
  • Water level switch gauges
  • Coolant
  • Optional installed ATAAC radiators
  • Standard ambient radiators
  • Optional installed radiators
  • Standard ambient ATAAC radiators

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

Crankcase System
  • Explosion relief valves
  • No explosion relief valves
  • Ventilation system

Control Panels
  • Load share module
  • Digital I/O module
  • EMCP (4.2) (4.3) (4.4)
  • Generator temperature monitoring & protection
  • Remote monitoring software

Exhaust System
  • Y-Adapters
  • Flexible fittings
  • Flange and exhaust expanders
  • Clean emission parts
  • Tier 4 clean emission MOD Kits
  • Flanges
  • Exhaust offset
  • Tier 4 dosing cabinet
  • Mufflers
  • Tier 4 clean emissions module
  • Elbows

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

Fuel System
  • Fuel Priming Pumps (Tier 4) - Manual or electric
  • Primary Fuel Filter

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

General
  • Special paint (Colors other than Caterpillar yellow or high performance paints)
  • US aid emblem
  • UL 2200 package
  • EU Certificate of Conformance (CE)
  • Integral & sub-base fuel tanks
  • CSA Certification
  • The following options are based on regional and product configuration:
  • Seismic Certification per applicable building codes: IBC 2000, IBC 2003, IBC 2006, IBC 2009, CBC 2007
  • Automatic transfer switches (ATS)
  • EEC Declaration of Conformity
  • Integral & sub-base UL listed dual wall fuel tanks
  • Enclosures: sound attenuated, weather protective

Generators and Attachments
  • Low / Medium voltage: 380/400/415 volts, 3 phase 1500 rpm. RW, PM, No. of Leads = 6, Pitch = .6667: 1600 and 1800 Frames
  • Alternator air cleaner
  • Differential current transformers (DCT)
  • Space heater
  • Generator conversion
  • Thermostate for space heater
  • Low / Medium voltage: 380/400/415 volts, 3 phase 1500 rpm. RW, IE, No. of Leads = 6, Pitch = .6667: 1600 Frame
  • Differential current transformers (DCT) 8.7 kV and 15 kV classes

Instrumentation
  • Pyrometer and thermocouples

Lubrication System
  • Lube oil in standard sump
  • Oil level regulator
  • Prelube pumps

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

Power Connections
  • Neutral ground connections
  • Rear power connections
  • 2700 Frame, four lead, four terminal
  • Low voltage circuit breakers
  • Left side power connections
  • Ground cables between generator and terminal box
  • Center post busbar
  • Right side power connections

Special Tests / Reports
  • OSHPD certification
  • Generator set fuel consumption test
  • generator test report
  • Fuel consumption test
  • PGS test report @ 1.0 power factor
  • Standard engine test charge
  • Canadian Standards Association certification
  • IBC certification
  • Torsional vibration analysis reports
  • PGS test report @ 0.8 power factor

Starting and Charging
  • 10, 20, 35 and 50 amp battery chargers
  • Air pressure regulator
  • Engine barring device
  • Jacket water heaters
  • Electric starting motors
  • Starter cover
  • Air starting motors
  • 24 Volt battery set - Dry

Extended Service Coverage
  • Platinum, Gold and Silver coverage

Overview

Producing reliable power from 3000 to 3125 kVA at 50 Hz, our 3516C 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 per cent rated load in one step. The 3516C generator sets are U.S. EPA Certified for Stationary Emergency Use Only (Tier 2 Nonroad Equivalent Emission Standards).

Generator Set Specifications

Units:
Minimum Rating 2250 kVA 2250 kVA Less
Maximum Rating 3125 kVA 3125 kVA Less
Emissions/Fuel Strategy U.S. EPA Cert., Tier 2 U.S. EPA Cert., Tier 2 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

Engine Specifications

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

Generator Set Dimensions

Length - Minimum 332.3 in 8440.0 mm Less
Length - Maximum 336.2 in 8540.0 mm Less
Width - Maximum 100.5 in 2552.0 mm Less
Height - Maximum 136.9 in 3476.0 mm Less
Dry Weight - Genset (minimum) 46077.0 lb 20900.0 kg Less
Dry Weight - Genset (maximum) 47620.0 lb 21600.0 kg Less

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