3516B (60 Hz) with Upgradeable Package

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Overview

Producing reliable power from 1640 to 2250 ekW at 60 Hz, our 3516B 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. Generator sets offer both low fuel consumption and low emission systems.

Generator Set Specifications

Units:
Minimum Rating 1640 ekW 1640 ekW Less
Maximum Rating 2250 ekW 2250 ekW Less
Emissions/Fuel Strategy Low fuel Consumption, Low Emissions Low fuel Consumption, Low Emissions Less
Voltage 380 to 480 Volts 380 to 480 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 C32 TA, V-12, 4-Stroke Water-Cooled Diesel C32 TA, V-12, 4-Stroke Water-Cooled Diesel Less
Bore 5.71 in 145.0 mm Less
Stroke 7.48 in 190.0 mm Less
Displacement 1958.7 in 32.17 l Less
Compression Ratio 15.0:1 15.0:1 Less
Aspiration TA TA Less
Fuel System MEUI MEUI Less
Governor Type Adem™A4 Adem™A4 Less

Generator Set Dimensions

Length - Maximum 234.5 in 5957.0 mm Less
Width - Maximum 90.0 in 2286.0 mm Less
Height - Maximum 98.2 in 2494.0 mm Less
Dry Weight - Genset (maximum) 30310.0 lb 13750.0 kg Less

3516B (60 Hz) with Upgradeable Package Standard Equipment

Air Inlet System
  • Air Cleaner; single element canister type

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

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

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

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

Literature
  • English

3516B (60 Hz) with Upgradeable Package Optional Equipment

Control System
  • EMCP 4.3, EMCP 4.4

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

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

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

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

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

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

Generators and Attachments
  • Low / Medium voltage: 380, 440, 480, 600 volts, 3 phase 1800 rpm. RW, IE, No. of Leads = 6, Pitch = .6667: 1600 Frame
  • 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
  • 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: 380/400/415 volts, 3 phase 1500 rpm. RW, IE, No. of Leads = 6, Pitch = .6667: 1600 Frame
  • Low / Medium voltage: 380/400/415 volts, 3 phase 1500 rpm. RW, PM, No. of Leads = 6, Pitch = .6667: 1600 and 1800 Frames
  • Space heater
  • Generator conversion
  • Thermostat for space heater
  • Alternator air cleaner
  • Differential current transformers (DCT)
  • Differential current transformers (DCT) 8.7 kV and 15 kV classes

Instrumentation
  • Pyrometer and Thermocouples

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

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

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

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

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

Extended Service Coverage
  • Platinum, Gold and Silver coverage

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
  • 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.

    Seismic Certification

  • Seismic Certification available.
  • Anchoring details are site specific, and are dependent on many factors such as generator set size, weight, and concrete strength.
  • IBC Certification requires that the anchoring system used is reviewed and approved by a Professional Engineer
  • Seismic Certification per Applicable Building Codes: IBC 2000, IBC 2003, IBC 2006, IBC 2009, CBC 2007, CBC 2010
  • Pre-approved by OSHPD and carries an OSP-0321-10 for use in healthcare projects in California
  • Design Criteria

    The generator set accepts 100% rated load in one step per NFPA 110 and meets ISO 8528-5 transient response.

    UL 2200 / CSA - Optional

  • UL 2200 listed packages
  • CSA Certified
  • Certain restrictions may apply.
  • Consult with your Cat® Dealer.
  • 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 Cat® SOSSM program cost effectively detects internal engine component condition, even the presence of unwanted fluids and combustion by-products.

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