3516B DGB™ (50 Hz)

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Overview

The 3516B DGB (Dynamic Gas Blending) generator sets are made to match your continuous and prime applications. Producing reliable power from 1750 to 2275 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. Our 3516B DGB generator sets have been developed for low fuel consumption — 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 on-site and remote monitoring options. Our EMCP 4.3 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 DGB generator sets are developed for such prerequisites, so that you can meet your specific power needs.

Engine Specifications

Units:
Compression Ratio 14.0:1 Std 15.5:1 HD 14.0:1 Std 15.5:1 HD Less

3516B DGB™ (50 Hz) Standard Equipment

Air Inlet System
  • Air cleaner, single element canister type

Control System
  • EMCP 4.2
  • Emergency stop pushbutton
  • 24 Volt DC operation
  • Environmental sealed front face
  • Text alarm / event descriptions
  • Generator mounted - rear facing
  • Generator set packages include Caterpillars Voltage
  • Regulator (IVR) - 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 / star t/ stop control
  • Engine cool-down timer
  • Engine cycle crank
  • Alarm acknowledge
  • Lamp test
  • Load histogram feature
  • PLC functionality
  • Customizable screens
  • 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)
  • kW-hr (total)
  • kVAr-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
  • 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

Cooling System
  • Package mounted radiator

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

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

General
  • Paint - Caterpillar yellow except rails and radiators gloss black
  • RH Service
  • Flywheel and Flywheel housing-SAE No. 00
  • SAE Standard Rotation

Generators and Attachments
  • Matched to the performance and output characteristics of Cat engines
  • IP23 Protection
  • 3 Phase brushless, salient pole
  • 6 lead
  • LV
  • Random wound
  • Permanent magnet
  • Winding temperature detectors
  • NEMA Class H insulation, Class H temperature rise at 40C ambient (125C prime / 150C standby) - 60 Hz models: NEMA standard hole pattern
  • MV:
  • Form wound
  • Permanent magnet
  • Winding temperature detectors
  • NEMA Class H insulation, Class H temperature rise at 40C ambient (125C prime / 150C standby)
  • Bus bar connections, right side extension box, bottom cable entry - 60 Hz models: NEMA standard hole pattern
  • HV:
  • Form wound
  • Permanent magnet
  • Winding temperature detectors
  • Anti condensation space heater
  • Class H insulation, Class F temperature rise at 40C ambient (105C prime / 130C standby)

Governing System
  • ADEM A3

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

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

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

3516B DGB™ (50 Hz) Optional Equipment

Air Inlet System
  • Single element Filter
  • Dual element air cleaner
  • Optional radiator arrangements
  • Standard ambient radiators
  • Standard ambient ATAAC radiators

Control Panels
  • EMCP 4.3, EMCP 4.4
  • Generator main terminal box
  • Load share module
  • Digital I/O module
  • Remote monitoring software
  • Empty upper box
  • Side extension box
  • Cable Shroud
  • Annunciator - local
  • Annunciator - remote
  • Vandal proof panel cover

Cooling System
  • Water level switch gauges
  • Coolant

Crankcase Systems
  • Crankcase protection groups:
  • No explosion relief valves
  • Explosion relief valve
  • Crankcase ventilation systems

Exhaust System
  • Elbows>
  • Flange and exhaust expanders
  • Flanges
  • Flexible fittings
  • Y Adapters
  • Mufflers
  • Exhaust offset
  • Tier 4 lean emissions moduel
  • Tier 4 dosing cabinet
  • Tier 4 clean emission MOD kits
  • Clean emission parts

Extended Service Coverage
  • Platinum, Silver and Gold coverage

Fuel System
  • Primary fuel filter
  • Gas fuel filter
  • Fuel priming pump (Tier 4)

Generators and Attachments
  • 1600 Frame - 380, 400, 415 Volts, 3 Phase 1500 rpm, RW, IE, No. of leads = 6, Pitch = .6667
  • 1600 Frame - 380, 400, 415 Volts, 3 Phase 1500 rpm, RW, PM, No. of leads = 6, Pitch = .6667
  • 1600 Frame - 380, 400, 415 Volts, 3 Phase 1500 rpm ,FW, PM, No. of leads = 6, Pitch = .6667
  • 1800 Frame
  • Generators high voltage
  • 2700 Frame - 6300, 6600, 6900 Volts, 3 Phase 1500 rpm, FW, PM, No. of leads = 6, Pitch = .6667
  • 3000 Frame - 10000, 10500, 11000 Volts, 3 Phase 1500 rpm, FW, PM, No. of leads = 6, Pitch = .6667
  • Space heater kit
  • Generator conversions
  • Hi voltage optional attachments
  • Alternator air cleaner
  • Differential current transformers

Instrumentation
  • Pyrometer and Termocouples

Lube System
  • Lube oil in standard sump
  • Oil level regulator
  • Prelube pump groups

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

Power Connections
  • Grounding groups
  • Neutral ground connections
  • Center post busbar
  • Right side power connections
  • Cable entry - right side
  • left side power connections
  • Cable entry - left side
  • Rear power connections
  • Cable entry - rear

Power Termination
  • Circuit breakers - LV packages
  • 1600, 2000, 2500, 3000 and 4000 Amp, 3 Pole, UL-100% rated circuit breakers
  • 2000, 2500, 3200 Amp, 4 Pole, IEC rated circuit breakers
  • 2000, 2500, 3200 Amp, 3 Pole, IEC rated circuit breakers

Special Tests / Reports
  • Seismic certifications
  • OSPD certification
  • PGS test report @ 1.0 power factor
  • PGS test report @ 0.8 power factor
  • Standard engine test
  • Generator set report
  • Fuel consumption test
  • Torsional vibration analysis

Starting / Charging
  • Engine barring devices
  • Batteries, racks and cables
  • 10, 20 and 35 Amp battery charger
  • 50 Amp NFPA battery charger
  • Electric starting motors
  • Air starting motors
  • Starter covers
  • Air pressure regulator
  • Jacket water heaters

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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