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Overview

Producing reliable power from 2500 to 2750 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 generator set offers both low fuel consumption and low emission systems.

Generator Set Specifications

Units:
Minimum Rating 2500 kVA 2500 kVA Less
Maximum Rating 2750 kVA 2750 kVA Less
Emissions/Fuel Strategy Low Fuel, Low Emissions Low Fuel, Low Emissions Less
Voltage 380 to 11000 volts 380 to 11000 volts Less
Frequency 50 Hz 50 Hz Less
Speed 1500 rpm 1500 rpm Less
Duty Cycle Standby, Mission Critical, Prime Standby, Mission Critical, Prime 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 4764.73 in 78.0 l Less
Compression Ratio 14.7:1 14.7:1 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 - Maximum 297.4 in 7554.0 mm Less
Width - Maximum 108.9 in 2767.0 mm Less
Height - Maximum 118.3 in 3004.0 mm Less
Dry Weight - Genset (maximum) 39090.0 lb 17731.0 kg Less

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 at the design stage to provide optimum package 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
  • 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
  • Matched to the performance and output characteristics of Cat engines
  • IP23 Protection

Power Termination
  • Bus Bar

Control Panel
  • EMCP 4 Genset Controller

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

3516C (50 Hz) Optional Equipment

Exhaust
  • Exhaust mufflers

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

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

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

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

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

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

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