3516C (50 Hz) with Upgradeable Package

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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 Consumption Low Fuel Consumption 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 4765.0 in 78.0 l Less
Compression Ratio 14:01 14:01 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 228.3 in 5800.0 mm Less
Width - Maximum 75.9 in 1929.0 mm Less
Height - Maximum 80.7 in 2050.0 mm Less
Dry Weight - Genset (maximum) 32404.0 lb 14698.0 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) with Upgradeable Package Standard Equipment

Air Inlet System
  • Air cleaner
  • Single element canister type with service indicator

Air Inlet
  • Air Cleaner

Control Panel
  • 2 programmable relay outputs (Form C)
  • Low coolant temperature
  • Speed adjust
  • Overspeed
  • Volts (L-L & L-N)
  • 4 programmable relay outputs (Form A)
  • Low oil pressure
  • Generator phase sequence
  • EMCP 4 Genset Controller
  • Communications:
  • Generator mounted - rear facing
  • Warning/shutdown with common LED indication of shutdowns for:
  • True RMS AC metering, 3-phase, +/-2% accuracy
  • Reverse reactive power (kVAr) (32RV)
  • kW (per phase, average & percent)
  • Amps (per phase & average)
  • RPM
  • Engine cool-down timer
  • DC volts
  • Text alarm / event descriptions
  • 24-volt DC operation
  • Reverse power (kW) (32)
  • Alarm acknowledge
  • kW-hr (total)
  • 2 programmable digital outputs
  • Lamp test
  • Engine cycle crank
  • 6 programmable digital inputs
  • Programmable protective relaying functions:
  • Emergency stop
  • Overcurrent (50/51)
  • Emergency stop pushbutton
  • Failure to start (overcrank)
  • Operating hours
  • Coolant temperature
  • kVAr-hr (total)
  • Accessory module data link
  • Over / under frequency (81 o/u)
  • kVA (per phase, average & percent)
  • Over / under voltage (27/59)
  • Controls:
  • kVAr (per phase, average & percent)
  • Low coolant level
  • EMCP4.2 controller includes:
  • Serial annunciator module data link
  • Customer data link (Modbus RTU)
  • Oil pressure (psi, kPa or bar)
  • Digital indication for:
  • Panel lights
  • EMCP 4.2
  • Environmental sealed front face
  • Power Factor (per phase & average)
  • Frequency (Hz)
  • High coolant temperature

Exhaust
  • Exhaust flange outlet

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

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

Power Termination
  • Bus Bar

Starting/Charging
  • Heavy-duty starting system
  • Charging alternator

Cooling System
  • Coolant level sensors
  • Caterpillar Extended Life Coolant
  • Fan and belt guards
  • Coolant drain line with valve
  • Radiator fan and fan drive
  • JWAC

Cooling
  • Package mounted radiator

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

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

Generators and Attachments
  • IEC standard hole pattern
  • NEMA Class H insulation, Class H temperature rise at 40C ambient (125C prime / 150C standby).
  • Bus bar connections, top center mounted, top cable entry
  • Generator set packages include Caterpillar's Digital Voltage Regulator (CDVR). CDVR includes reactive droop capability, 3-phase voltage sensing, KVAR/PF modes, RFI suppression, min/max exciter
  • Internal excitation
  • 3 phase brushless, salient pole
  • Winding temperature detectors
  • Random wound
  • 6 lead

Governing System
  • ADEM III

Literature
  • English

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

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

Starting / Charging System
  • Battery disconnect switch
  • Battery and battery rack w/cables
  • 24 Volt electric starting motor

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

3516C (50 Hz) with Upgradeable Package Optional Equipment

Air Inlet System
  • Heavy duty air cleaners
  • Air inlet protection
  • Dual element air cleaners
  • Remote air inlet adapters

Circuit Breakers
  • Cable entry options
  • Trip Units
  • EMAX breakers
  • Center posts busbars
  • Load take off; IEC standard hole
  • Optional busbar power connections
  • Control packaging for enclosures

Power Termination
  • Circuit breakers, IEC compliant

Control Panels
  • Vandal proof panel door
  • EMAX breaker connections
  • Language options
  • Annunciator modules
  • Remote speed adjust
  • Governors
  • External box clips
  • EMCP 4.3, EMCP 4.4
  • Local and remote monitoring
  • Auxiliary box
  • Voltage raise / lower switch
  • Customer interface options
  • Busbar connections
  • Generator temperature monitoring

Cooling System
  • Radiator duct flanges
  • Heat exchangers
  • Water level switch gauges
  • Optional Serpentine radiators

European Certifications
  • EU declaration of conformity

Exhaust System
  • Mufflers
  • Through wall installation kit
  • Muffler mounting kits
  • Flexible fittings

Fuel System
  • Fuel coolers
  • Primary fuel filter

Generators and attachments
  • Number of leads: 6
  • 3 Phase, Random wound, Internal excitation
  • Pitch: 0.6667
  • Internal excitation
  • Random wound
  • Optional generators
  • 3 Phase, 380 / 400 / 415 / 3300 / 6600 / 10000 / 10500 / 11000 volt
     

Instrumentation
  • Pyrometers and thermocouples
  • Thermocouples

Lube System
  • Oil level regulator
  • Manual prelube sump pumps
  • Electric prelube pumps

Mounting System
  • IBC vibration isolators
  • Spring type vibration isolators

Protection System
  • Explosion relief valves

Special Tests / Reports
  • PGS test report @ 0.8 power factor
  • PGS test report @ 1.0 power factor
  • CSA test and certification
  • IBC seismic certificate
  • Neutral ground certificate

Starting / Charging System
  • Charging alternators - 50 Amp
  • ETHER starting aids
  • 10 and 20 amp battery chargers
  • Dual 24 volt electric starting motors
  • 24 Volt battery sets - Dry
  • Jacket water heaters

General
  • Engine barring group