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Overview

Producing reliable power from 1600 kVA to 1750 kVA at 50 Hz, our 3516B diesel generator sets are made to match your mission critical, continuous, standby and prime applications. Each meets 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 with our integrated control system, including Cat® UPS, ATS and switchgear, and know your fleet status with its on-site and remote monitoring options. Our EMCP 4.2 control panel, with a user-friendly interface, combines all your management and diagnostic tools. Equip your generator sets with what they need to operate to your standards with our broad range of accessories and bolt-on system expansion attachments. Find flexible packaging options to work with your environmental conditions. Our 3516B generator sets were designed to take on power challenges — like yours.

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 (Std) 4210.64 in3 69.0 L Less
Displacement (HD) 4764.73 in3 78.08 L Less
Stroke (Std) 7.48 in 190.0 mm Less
Stroke (HD) 8.46 in 215.0 mm Less
Exhaust Flange Size 203.2 mm (8.0 in) 203.2 mm (8.0 in) Less
Air Inlet Single element canister style with service indicator Single element canister style with service indicator Less

Cat Generator Set Package

Cat generator set packages have been fully prototype tested, and certified torsional vibration analysis reports are available. The packages are designed to accept 100% load in one step, meet the NFPA 110 requirement for loading, and conform to the ISO 8528-5 steady state and transient response requirements

Cat™ Diesel Engine

The four cycle Cat diesel engine combines consistent performance with excellent fuel economy and transient response that meets or exceeds ISO 8528-5. The engines have been designed and built for a wide range of applications and can be optimized for low fuel consumption or low emissions. The engines feature a reliable, rugged, and durable design that has been field proven in thousands of applications worldwide from emergency standby installations to continuously operating power plants.

Cooling System

The cooling system has been designed to operate in standard ambient temperatures up to 50°C (122°F), with optional high ambient radiators available. The factory installed cooling system has been designed and tested to ensure proper generator set cooling, and includes the radiator, fan, belts, and all guarding installed as standard. Contact your Cat Dealer for specific ambient and altitude capabilities.

Generators

The generators used on Cat packages have been designed and tested to work with the Cat engine. The generators are built with robust Class H insulation and provide industry leading motor starting capability. Random wound generators provide good generator performance in a majority of applications and form wound is available for harsh mechanical and electrical environments.

Cat EMCP Control Panel

The EMCP controller features the reliability and durability you have come to expect from your Cat equipment. EMCP4 is a scalable control platform designed to ensure reliable generator set operation, providing extensive information about power output and engine operation. EMCP4 systems can be further customized to meet your needs through programming and expansion modules.

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.

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