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Overview

The 3516B diesel generator sets are made to match your mission critical, continuous, standby and prime applications. Producing reliable power from 1750 to 2500 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. Depending on the model, our 3516B generator sets are designed for either low fuel consumption or low emissions — 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 Cat® UPS, ATS and switchgear, as well as our on-site and remote monitoring options. Our EMCP 4.2 control panel, with its 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 generator sets are developed for such prerequisites, so that you can meet your specific power needs.

Generator Set Specifications

Units:
Minimum Rating 1750 kVA 1750 kVA Less
Maximum Rating 2500 kVA 2500 kVA Less
Voltage 400 to 11,000 Volts 400 to 11,000 Volts Less
Frequency 50 Hz 50 Hz Less
Speed 1500 RPM 1500 RPM Less
Duty Cycle Standby, Prime, Continuous Standby, Prime, Continuous Less

Generator Set Configurations

Emissions/Fuel Strategy Low Fuel Consumption, Low Emissions Low Fuel Consumption, Low Emissions Less

Engine Specifications

Engine Model 3516B TA, V-16, 4-Stroke Water-Cooled Diesel 3516B TA, V-16, 4-Stroke Water-Cooled Diesel Less
Compression Ratio 14.0:1 Std 15.5:1 HD 14.0:1 Std 15.5:1 HD Less
Aspiration TA TA Less
Governor Type Adem™3 Adem™3 Less
Fuel System Electronic unit injection Electronic unit injection Less
Bore 6.69 in 170.0 mm Less
Displacement - HD 4764.73 in³ 78.08 l Less
Displacement - Std 4210.64 in³ 69.0 l Less
Stroke - HD 8.46 in 215.0 mm Less
Stroke - Standard 7.48 in 190.0 mm Less
Air Inlet Single element canister style with service indicator Single element canister style with service indicator Less
Exhaust Flange Size 203.2 mm (8.0 in) 203.2 mm (8.0 in) Less

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
  • 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.
  • 3516B (50 Hz) Optional Equipment

    Engine Options
    • Air Cleaner: [ ] Single element air cleaners [ ] Dual element air cleaners [ ] Heavy duty air cleaners
    • Muffler: [ ] Industrial Grade
    • Batteries: [ ] Standard (1400 CCA) [ ] Heavy Duty (2800 CCA)
    • Starting Motors: [ ] Standard [ ] Heavy Duty
    • Battery Charger: [ ] 10A [ ] 20A [ ] 35A
    • Starting Aids: [ ] 220V 50 Hz Jacket Water Heater
    • Vibration Isolator: [ ] Rubber anti-vibration mounts (90% efficient) [ ] Spring type anti-vibration mounts (95% efficient)

    Control System
    • Controller: [ ] EMCP 4.2 [ ] EMCP 4.3 [ ] EMCP 4.4
    • Local annunciator module: [ ] NFPA 110 [ ] Custom
    • Remote annunciator module: [ ] NFPA 110 [ ] Custom
    • Additional Options: [ ] Expansion I/O module [ ] Remote monitoring software

    Alternators
    • Temperature Rise (over 40°C ambient): [ ] 150°C [ ] 125°C [ ] 105°C [ ] 80°C
    • Winding: [ ] Random [ ] Form
    • Excitation: [ ] Permanent Magnet (PM) excited [ ] Internally Excited (IE)
    • Alternator attachments: [ ] Anti-condensation heaters [ ] Generator stator and bearing temperature monitoring & protection

    Power Termination
    • Power Termination: [ ] Bus Bar [ ] Circuit Breaker
    • Circuit Breaker rating: [ ] 2000A [ ] 2500A [ ] 3200A [ ] 4000A
    • Circuit breaker trip unit: [ ] LSI [ ] LSIG [ ] LSIG-P
    • Circuit breaker operation: [ ] Electrical

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