3516C (60 Hz)

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Overview

Producing reliable power from1650 to 2500 ekW at 60 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 3516C generator sets are U.S. EPA Certified for Stationary Emergency Use Only (Tier 2 Nonroad Equivalent Emission Standards), Low Fuel Consumption certified.

Generator Set Specifications

Units:
Minimum Rating 1650 ekW 1650 ekW Less
Maximum Rating 2500 ekW 2500 ekW Less
Emissions/Fuel Strategy U.S. EPA Cert., Tier 2 U.S. EPA Cert., Tier 2 Less
Voltage 380 to 13800 Volts 380 to 13800 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 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 7.48 in 190.0 mm Less
Displacement 4764.73 in 78.0 l Less
Compression Ratio 14.7:1 14.7:1 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 - Minimum 284.6 in 7229.0 mm Less
Length - Maximum 295.1 in 7495.0 mm Less
Width - Minimum 93.7 in 2379.0 mm Less
Width - Maximum 101.2 in 2569.0 mm Less
Height - Minimum 116.5 in 2958.0 mm Less
Height - Maximum 118.5 in 3009.0 mm Less
Dry Weight - Genset (minimum) 35880.0 lb 16275.0 kg Less
Dry Weight - Genset (maximum) 38780.0 lb 17590.0 kg Less

Cat Generator Set Package

Cat Diesel Engine

SR5 Alternator

EMCP 4 Control Panel

Cooling System

Certifications

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3516C (60 Hz) Standard Equipment

Air Inlet System
  • Air Cleaner; single element canister type

Air Inlet
  • Air Cleaner

Cooling
  • Package mounted radiator

Exhaust
  • Exhaust flange outlet

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

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

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

Power Termination
  • Bus Bar

Control Panel
  • EMCP 4 Genset Controller

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

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

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

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

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

Governing System
  • ADEM A3

Literature
  • English

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

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

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

3516C (60 Hz) Optional Equipment

Control System
  • EMCP4.3, EMCP 4.4

Exhaust
  • Exhaust mufflers

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

Generator
  • Anti-condensation heater
  • Oversize and premium generators
  • Excitation: [ ] Permanent Magnet Excited (PM) [ ] Internally Excited (IE)

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

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

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

Control Panels
  • Digital I/O module
  • EMCP (4.2) (4.3) (4.4)
  • Load share module
  • Generator temperature monitoring & protection
  • Remote monitoring software

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

Mounting
  • Rubber anti-vibration mounts
  • IBC isolators
  • Spring-type vibration isolator

Starting/Charging
  • Charging alternator
  • Heavy-duty starting system
  • Air starting motor with control and silencer
  • Battery chargers
  • Jacket water heater
  • Oversize batteries

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

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

Generators and Attachments
  • High voltage: 12470, 13200, 13800 volts, 3 phase 1800 rpm,FW, PM, No. of Leads = 6, Pitch = .6667: 2700, 3000 Frame
  • Alternator air cleaner
  • High voltage: 6300, 6600, 6900 volts, 3 phase 1800 rpm, FW, PM, No. of Leads = 6, Pitch = .6667: 2700, 3000 Frame
  • Differential current transformers (DCT)
  • Thermostate for space heater
  • Space heater kits
  • 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
  • Differntial 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
  • Generator conversion

Instrumentation
  • Pyrometer and thermocouples

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

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

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

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

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

Extended Service Coverage
  • Platinum, Gold and Silver coverage

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