Diesel Generator Sets 3516C (60 Hz)

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Key Specs

Maximum Rating
2500 ekW
2500 ekW
Minimum Rating
1650 ekW
1650 ekW
Emissions/Fuel Strategy
U.S. EPA Cert., Tier 2
U.S. EPA Cert., Tier 2

Overview

1650 - 2500 ekW Diesel Generator Set

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.

Benefits

Over 4,000,000,000 Global Operating Hours

Proven performance in heavy-duty applications

Over 200,000 Shipped

Since 1981, leading the large engine market

BMEP 17% Lower Than Other Brands

Provides great block load capability and durability

Product Specifications for 3516C (60 Hz)

Maximum Rating 2500 ekW 2500 ekW
Minimum Rating 1650 ekW 1650 ekW
Emissions/Fuel Strategy U.S. EPA Cert., Tier 2 U.S. EPA Cert., Tier 2
Voltage 380 to 13800 Volts 380 to 13800 Volts
Frequency 60 Hz 60 Hz
Speed 1800 rpm 1800 rpm
Duty Cycle Standby, Mission Critical, Prime, Continuous Standby, Mission Critical, Prime, Continuous
Engine Model 3516C, ATAAC, V-16,4-Stroke Water-Cooled Diesel 3516C, ATAAC, V-16,4-Stroke Water-Cooled Diesel
Bore 6.69 in 170 mm
Stroke 7.48 in 190 mm
Stroke - HD 8.46 in 215 mm
Displacement 4764.73 in 78 l
Compression Ratio 14.7:1 14.7:1
Aspiration TA TA
Fuel System Electronic unit injection Electronic unit injection
Governor Type Adem™3 Adem™3
Length - Minimum 284.6 in 7229 mm
Length - Maximum 295.1 in 7495 mm
Width - Minimum 93.7 in 2379 mm
Width - Maximum 101.2 in 2569 mm
Height - Minimum 116.5 in 2958 mm
Height - Maximum 118.5 in 3009 mm
Dry Weight - Genset (minimum) 35880 lb 16275 kg
Dry Weight - Genset (maximum) 38780 lb 17590 kg

3516C (60 Hz) Standard Equipment

Air Inlet System

  • Air Cleaner; single element canister type

Cooling

  • Package mounted radiator

Exhaust

  • Exhaust flange outlet

Control Panels

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

Fuel

  • Primary fuel filter with integral water separator

Generator

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

Power Termination

  • Busbar

Control Panel

  • EMCP 4 Genset Controller

Cooling System

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

Exhaust System

  • Flanged faced outlet(s)
  • Dry exhaust manifold

Fuel System

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

General

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

Generator and Attachments

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

Governing System

  • ADEM A3

Literature

  • English

Lubrication System

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

Mounting System

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

Starting System

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

3516C (60 Hz) Optional Equipment

Control System

  • EMCP4.3, EMCP 4.4

Exhaust

  • Exhaust mufflers

Air Inlet System

  • Single element filter
  • Dual element air cleaner

Generator

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

Cooling System

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

Power Termination

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

Crankcase System

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

Control Panels

  • Load share module
  • Digital I/O module
  • Generator temperature monitoring & protection
  • Remote monitoring software

Mounting

  • Rubber anti-vibration mounts
  • IBC isolators

Exhaust System

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

Starting/Charging

  • Oversize batteries
  • Battery chargers
  • Charging alternator
  • Air starting motor with control and silencer
  • Heavy-duty starting system

Fuel System

  • Primary Fuel Filter

General

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

Generators and Attachments

  • High voltage: 12470, 13200, 13800 volts, 3 phase 1800 rpm,FW, PM, No. of Leads = 6, Pitch = .6667: 2700, 3000 Frame
  • High voltage: 6300, 6600, 6900 volts, 3 phase 1800 rpm, FW, PM, No. of Leads = 6, Pitch = .6667: 2700, 3000 Frame
  • Thermostate for space heater
  • 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
  • Differential current transformers (DCT) 8.7 kV and 15 kV classes
  • Generator conversion
  • Space heater kits
  • Alternator air cleaner

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

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

Special Tests / Reports

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

Starting and Charging

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

Extended Service Coverage

  • Platinum, Gold and Silver coverage

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