Diesel Generator Sets 3516B (50 Hz) 2500 kVA Diesel Generator Set with Upgradeable Package

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Key Specs

Maximum Rating
2500 kVA
2500 kVA
Minimum Rating
2000 kVA
2000 kVA
Emissions/Fuel Strategy
Low Fuel, Low Emissions
Low Fuel, Low Emissions

Overview

2000 - 2500 kVA at 50Hz Diesel Genset
Producing reliable power from 2000 to 2500 kVA at 50 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.

Benefits

- Over 200,000 shipped since 1981, leading the large engine market

- Optimised for 8% Lower Fuel Consumption. Demonstrated savings in operating costs

- Over 4,000,000,000 global operating hours.Proven performance in heavy-duty applications

- World wide support with 1,800 dealer branch stores operating in 200 countries. Get extensive post-sale support, including maintenance and repair agreements

Product Specifications for 3516B (50 Hz) 2500 kVA Diesel Generator Set with Upgradeable Package

Maximum Rating 2500 kVA 2500 kVA
Minimum Rating 2000 kVA 2000 kVA
Emissions/Fuel Strategy Low Fuel, Low Emissions Low Fuel, Low Emissions
Voltage 380 to 415 Volts 380 to 415 Volts
Frequency 50 Hz 50 Hz
Speed 1500 rpm 1500 rpm
Duty Cycle Standby, Mission Critical, Prime, Continuous Standby, Mission Critical, Prime, Continuous
Engine Model 3516B TA, V-16, 4-Stroke Water-Cooled Diesel 3516B TA, V-16, 4-Stroke Water-Cooled Diesel
Bore 6.69 in 170 mm
Stroke 8.46 in 215 mm
Displacement 4764.73 in 78 l
Compression Ratio 15.5:1 15.5:1
Aspiration TA TA
Fuel System Electronic unit injection Electronic unit injection
Governor Type Adem™3 Adem™3
Length - Maximum 247.3 in 6282 mm
Width - Maximum 90 in 2286 mm
Height - Maximum 98.2 in 2494 mm
Dry Weight - Genset (maximum) 34250 lb 15535 kg

3516B (50 Hz) 2500 kVA Diesel Generator Set with Upgradeable Package Standard Equipment

Air Inlet System

  • Air Cleaner; single element canister type

Control Panels

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

Cooling System

  • Certified standard PGS provided
  • ATAAC - 3516E Package Radiators shipped installed

Exhaust System

  • Flanged faced outlet(s)
  • Dry exhaust manifold

Fuel System

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

General

  • Flywheel and flywheel housing - SAE No. 00
  • SAE standard rotation
  • Caterpillar yellow with high gloss black rails and radiator
  • Right hand servicing

Generator and Attachments

  • Low voltage:
  • Busbar connections, right side extension box, bottom cable entry
  • Class H insulation, Class F temperature rise at 40C ambient (105C prime/130C standby)
  • NEMA standard hole pattern
  • Internal Excitation
  • Random wound
  • Anti condensation Space heater
  • Winding temperature detectors
  • Form wound
  • 6 Leads
  • High voltage:
  • Medium voltage:
  • 3 Phase brushless, salient pole
  • Permanent magnet
  • NEMA Class H insulation, Class H temperature rise at 40C ambient (125C prime/150C standby)
  • Busbar connections, top center mounted, top cable entry

Governing System

  • ADEM A3

Literature

  • English

Lubrication System

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

Mounting System

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

Starting System

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

3516B (50 Hz) 2500 kVA Diesel Generator Set with Upgradeable Package Optional Equipment

Control System

  • EMCP4.3, EMCP 4.4
  • Local annunciator module: [ ] NFPA 110 [ ] Custom

Engine Options

  • Starting Aids: 220V 50 Hz Jacket Water Heater
  • Batteries: [ ] Standard (1400 CCA) [ ] Heavy Duty (2800 CCA)
  • Starting Motors: [ ] Standard [ ] Heavy Duty
  • Air Cleaner: [ ] Single element air cleaners [ ] Dual element air cleaners [ ] Heavy duty air cleaners
  • Muffler: Industrial Grade
  • Battery Charger: [ ] 10A [ ] 20A [ ] 35A

Air Inlet System

  • Single element filter
  • Dual element air cleaner

Cooling System

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

Crankcase System

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

Alternators

  • Temperature Rise (over 40°C ambient): [ ] 150°C [ ] 125°C [ ] 105°C [ ] 80°C

Power Termination

  • Circuit Breaker rating: [ ] 2000A [ ] 2500A [ ] 3200A [ ] 4000A
  • Power Termination: Busbar, Circuit Breaker
  • Circuit breaker trip unit: [ ] LSI [ ] LSIG [ ] LSIG-P

Exhaust System

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

Fuel System

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

Extended Service Contract (ESC)

  • Extended Service Contract (ESC): [ ] 2 Year [ ] 3 Year [ ] 5 Year

General

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

Generators and Attachments

  • Generator conversion
  • Space heater
  • Low / Medium voltage: 380/400/415 volts, 3 phase 1500 rpm. RW, PM, No. of Leads = 6, Pitch = .6667: 1600 and 1800 Frames
  • Differntial current transformers (DCT) 8.7 kV and 15 kV classes
  • Thermostate for space heater
  • Alternator air cleaner
  • Low / Medium voltage: 380/400/415 volts, 3 phase 1500 rpm. RW, IE, No. of Leads = 6, Pitch = .6667: 1600 Frame

Instrumentation

  • Pyrometer and Thermocouples

Lubrication System

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

Mounting System

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

Power Connections

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

Special Tests / Reports

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

Starting and Charging

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

Extended Service Coverage

  • Platinum, Gold and Silver coverage

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