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3516B (50 Hz) Standard Equipment

Air Inlet
  • Air cleaner

Cooling
  • Package mounted radiator

Exhaust
  • Exhaust flange outlet

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

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

Power Termination
  • Busbar

Control Panel
  • EMCP 4

General
  • Paint - Caterpillar Yellow except rails and radiators gloss black

3516B (50 Hz) Optional Equipment

Exhaust
  • Exhaust mufflers (except Tier 4)

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

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

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

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

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

General
  • 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
  • UL 2200 package
  • EU Certificate of Conformance (CE)
  • CSA Certification
  • EEC Declaration of Conformity
  • Enclosures: sound attenuated, weather protective
  • Automatic transfer switches (ATS)
  • Integral & sub-base fuel tanks
  • Integral & sub-base UL listed dual wall fuel tanks

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 switchgear as well as our on-site and remote monitoring options. Our EMCP 4.2 control panel, with a 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
Emissions/Fuel Strategy Low Fuel Consumption, Low Emissions Low Fuel Consumption, Low Emissions Less
Voltage 220 to 13800 Volts 220 to 13800 Volts Less
Frequency 50 Hz 50 Hz Less
Speed 1500 rpm 1500 rpm Less
Duty Cycle Standby, Mission Critical, Prime, Continuous Standby, Mission Critical, Prime, Continuous Less

Engine Specifications

Engine Model 3516B TA, V-16, 4-Stroke Water-Cooled Diesel 3516B TA, V-16, 4-Stroke Water-Cooled Diesel Less
Bore 6.69 in 170.0 mm Less
Stroke 7.48 in 190.0 mm Less
Stroke - HD 215.0 mm Less
Displacement 4210.64 in 69.0 l Less
Displacement - HD 4764.73 in³ 78.08 l Less
Compression Ratio 14.0:1 Std 15.5:1 HD 14.0:1 Std 15.5:1 HD Less
Aspiration TA TA Less
Fuel System Electronic unit injection Electronic unit injection Less
Governor Type Adem™3 Adem™3 Less

Generator Set Dimensions

Length - Minimum 233.4 in 5928.0 mm Less
Length - Maximum 251.7 in 6377.0 mm Less
Width - Maximum 90.0 in 2286.0 mm Less
Height - Maximum 93.2 in 2367.0 mm Less
Dry Weight - Genset (minimum) 31900.0 lb 14470.0 kg Less
Dry Weight - Genset (maximum) 40320.0 lb 18290.0 kg Less

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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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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