3516E (50 Hz)

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Overview

The 3516E diesel generator sets have been developed to meet your continuous, standby and prime applications and match your power standards. Producing reliable power 3000 kVA at 50 Hz, each generator set has been designed to meet ISO 8528-5 transient response requirements and to accept 100 percent rated load in one step. The generator is certified Tier 2 Equivalent, US EPA Stationary Emergency / Low NOx (1/2 TA Luft).

Generator Set Specifications

Units:
Minimum Rating 3000 kVA 3000 kVA Less
Maximum Rating 3500 kVA 3500 kVA Less
Emissions/Fuel Strategy Tier 2 Equivalent Tier 2 Equivalent Less
Voltage 380 to 11000 volts 380 to 11000 volts Less
Frequency 50 Hz 50 Hz Less
Speed 1808 rpm 1808 rpm Less
Duty Cycle Standby Standby Less

Engine Specifications

Engine Model 3516E, V-16, 4-Stroke Water-Cooled Diesel 3516E, 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 in³ 78.1 l Less
Compression Ratio 14.7:1 14.7:1 Less
Aspiration ATAAC ATAAC Less
Fuel System Electronic Unit Injection Electronic Unit Injection Less
Governor Type Adem™5 Adem™5 Less

Generator Set Dimensions

Length - Minimum 336.2 in 8540.0 mm Less
Length - Maximum 362.0 in 9195.0 mm Less
Width - Maximum 100.5 in 2552.0 mm Less
Height - Maximum 136.9 in 3476.0 mm Less
Dry Weight - Genset (minimum) 47620.0 lb 21600.0 kg Less
Dry Weight - Genset (maximum) 24000.0 lb 52911.0 kg Less

Cat Generator Set Package

Cat Diesel Engine

SR5 Alternator

EMCP 4 Control Panel

Cooling System

Certifications

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3516E (50 Hz) Standard Equipment

Air Inlet System
  • Air Cleaner; single element canister type

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

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

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

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

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

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

Governing System
  • ADEM A3

Literature
  • English

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

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

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

3516E (50 Hz) Optional Equipment

Control System
  • EMCP 4.3, EMCP 4.4

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

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

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

Exhaust System
  • Y-Adapters

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

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

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

Instrumentation
  • Pyrometer and thermocouples

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

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

Power Connections
  • Neutral ground connections
  • Center post busbar
  • Right side power connections

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

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

Extended Service Coverage
  • Platinum, Gold and Silver coverage