Diesel Generator Sets 3516C Tier 4 Final (60 Hz)

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Key Specs

Standby Rating
2500/2000 ekW
2500/2000 ekW
Prime Power Rating
1825/2250 ekW
1825/2250 ekW
Emissions/Fuel Strategy
U.S. EPA Certified
U.S. EPA Certified

Overview

1650 - 2500 ekw Diesel Generator Set

Producing reliable power from 1825 to 2500 ekW at 60 Hz, our 3516C diesel generator sets are made to meet your mission critical, 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. Depending on the model, 3516C generator sets are EPA Stationary Emergency (Tier 2) or Tier 4 Final certified.

Benefits

Over 4,000,000,000 Global Operating hours

Proven performance in heavy-duty applications

Over 200,000 Shipped

Since 1981, leading the large engine market

Optimised for 9% Lower Fuel Consumption

Demonstrated savings in operating costs

Product Specifications for 3516C Tier 4 Final (60 Hz)

Standby Rating 2500/2000 ekW 2500/2000 ekW
Prime Power Rating 1825/2250 ekW 1825/2250 ekW
Emissions/Fuel Strategy U.S. EPA Certified U.S. EPA Certified
Voltage 480 to 13800 Volts 480 to 13800 Volts
Frequency 60 Hz 60 Hz
Speed 1800 rpm 1800 rpm
Duty Cycle Standby, Mission Critical, Prime Standby, Mission Critical, Prime
Maximum Rating 2500 ekW 2500 ekW
Minimum Rating 1825 ekW 1825 ekW
Engine Model 3516C HD, ATAAC, V-16, 4-Stroke Water-Cooled Diesel 3516C HD, ATAAC, V-16, 4-Stroke Water-Cooled Diesel
Bore 6.69 in 170 mm
Stroke 8.46 in 215 mm
Displacement 78 in 4764.73 l
Compression Ratio 14.7:1 14.7:1
Aspiration TA TA
Fuel System Electronic unit injection Electronic unit injection
Governor Type ADEM™A4 ADEM™A4
Length - Minimum 267.6 in 6796.6 mm
Length - Maximum 277 in 7037.5 mm
Width - Minimum 93.7 in 2378.7 mm
Width - Maximum 101.2 in 2569 mm
Height - Minimum 116.7 in 2964.8 mm
Height - Maximum 118.9 in 3019 mm
Dry Weight - Genset (minimum) 37200 lb 16874 kg
Dry Weight - Genset (maximum) 40280 lb 18270 kg

3516C Tier 4 Final (60 Hz) Standard Equipment

Air Inlet System

  • Air Cleaner; single element canister type

Cooling

  • Package mounted radiator

Exhaust

  • Exhaust flange outlet

Control Panels

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

Fuel

  • Primary fuel filter with integral water separator

Generator

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

Power Termination

  • Busbar

Control Panel

  • EMCP 4 Genset Controller

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
  • Secondary fuel filters
  • Fuel priming pump
  • Flexible fuel lines - shipped loose

General

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

Generator and Attachments

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

Governing System

  • ADEM A3

Literature

  • English

Lubrication System

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

Mounting System

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

Starting System

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

3516C Tier 4 Final (60 Hz) Optional Equipment

Control System

  • EMCP 4.3, EMCP 4.4

Air Inlet System

  • Single element filter
  • Dual element air cleaner

Exhaust

  • Exhaust mufflers

Generator

  • Internal excitation (IE)
  • Anti-condensation heater
  • Oversize and premium generators
  • Permanent magnet excitation (PMG)

Cooling System

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

Power Termination

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

Crankcase System

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

Control Panels

  • Remote monitoring software
  • Digital I/O module
  • Generator temperature monitoring & protection
  • Load share module

Exhaust System

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

Mounting

  • IBC isolators

Starting/Charging

  • Battery chargers
  • Heavy-duty starting system
  • Charging alternator
  • Air starting motor with control and silencer
  • Oversize batteries

Fuel System

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

General

  • Automatic transfer switches (ATS)
  • The following options are based on regional and product configuration:
  • EEC Declaration of Conformity
  • Enclosures: sound attenuated, weather protective
  • UL 2200 package
  • US aid emblem
  • Seismic Certification per applicable building codes: IBC 2000, IBC 2003, IBC 2006, IBC 2009, CBC 2007
  • EU Certificate of Conformance (CE)
  • Integral & sub-base UL listed dual wall fuel tanks
  • CSA Certification
  • Special paint (Colors other than Caterpillar yellow or high performance paints)
  • Integral & sub-base fuel tanks

Generators and Attachments

  • 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
  • Generator conversion
  • Thermostate for space heater
  • Alternator air cleaner
  • Differential current transformers (DCT) 8.7 kV and 15 kV classes
  • Space heater kits
  • High voltage: 6300, 6600, 6900 volts, 3 phase 1800 rpm, FW, PM, No. of Leads = 6, Pitch = .6667: 2700, 3000 Frame
  • 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, 440, 480, 600 volts, 3 phase 1800 rpm. RW, IE, No. of Leads = 6, Pitch = .6667: 1600 Frame

Instrumentation

  • Pyrometer and thermocouples

Lubrication System

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

Mounting System

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

Power Connections

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

Special Tests / Reports

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

Starting and Charging

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

Extended Service Coverage

  • Platinum, Gold and Silver coverage

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