3516B (60 Hz) with Upgradeable Package

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Overview

Producing reliable power from 1640 to 2250 ekW at 60 Hz, our 3516B 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. Generator sets offer both low fuel consumption and low emission systems.

Generator Set Specifications

Units:
Minimum Rating 1640 ekW 1640 ekW Less
Maximum Rating 2250 ekW 2250 ekW Less
Emissions/Fuel Strategy Low fuel, Low Emissions Low fuel, Low Emissions Less
Voltage 380 to 480 Volts 380 to 480 Volts Less
Frequency 60 Hz 60 Hz Less
Speed 1800 rpm 1800 rpm Less
Duty Cycle Standby, Mission Critical, Prime, Continuous Standby, Mission Critical, Prime, Continuous Less

Engine Specifications

Engine Model C32 TA, V-12, 4-Stroke Water-Cooled Diesel C32 TA, V-12, 4-Stroke Water-Cooled Diesel Less
Bore 5.71 in 145.0 mm Less
Stroke 7.48 in 190.0 mm Less
Displacement 1958.7 in 32.17 l Less
Compression Ratio 15.0:1 15.0:1 Less
Aspiration TA TA Less
Fuel System MEUI MEUI Less
Governor Type Adem™A4 Adem™A4 Less

Generator Set Dimensions

Length - Maximum 234.5 in 5957.0 mm Less
Width - Maximum 90.0 in 2286.0 mm Less
Height - Maximum 98.2 in 2494.0 mm Less
Dry Weight - Genset (maximum) 30310.0 lb 13750.0 kg Less

3516B (60 Hz) with Upgradeable Package Standard Equipment

Air Inlet System
  • Air Cleaner; single element canister type

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

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

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

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

Literature
  • English

3516B (60 Hz) with Upgradeable Package Optional Equipment

Control System
  • EMCP 4.3, EMCP 4.4

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

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

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

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

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

General
  • US aid emblem
  • Special paint (Colors other than Caterpillar yellow or high performance paints)

Generators and Attachments
  • Low / Medium voltage: 380/400/415 volts, 3 phase 1500 rpm. RW, IE, No. of Leads = 6, Pitch = .6667: 1600 Frame
  • Generator conversion
  • Differential current transformers (DCT)
  • Differential current transformers (DCT) 8.7 kV and 15 kV classes
  • Low / Medium voltage: 380, 440, 480, 600 volts, 3 phase 1800 rpm. RW, IE, No. of Leads = 6, Pitch = .6667: 1600 Frame
  • Low / Medium voltage: 380/400/415 volts, 3 phase 1500 rpm. RW, PM, No. of Leads = 6, Pitch = .6667: 1600 and 1800 Frames
  • Thermostat for space heater
  • Space heater
  • High voltage: 6300, 6600, 6900 volts, 3 phase 1800 rpm, FW, PM, No. of Leads = 6, Pitch = .6667: 2700, 3000 Frame
  • Alternator air cleaner
  • High voltage: 12470, 13200, 13800 volts, 3 phase 1800 rpm,FW, PM, No. of Leads = 6, Pitch = .6667: 2700, 3000 Frame
  • Low / Medium voltage: 380, 416, 440, 480, 600, 2400, 4160 Volts, 3 Phase 1800 RPM, FW, PM, No. of Leads = 6, Pitch = .6667: 1600, 1800 Frame

Instrumentation
  • Pyrometer and Thermocouples

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

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

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

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

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

Extended Service Coverage
  • Platinum, Gold and Silver coverage

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 requirements
  • 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

Single-Source Supplier

  • 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

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