Diesel Generator Sets 3516B DGB™ (60 Hz)

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Key Specs

Maximum Rating
1825 ekW
1825 ekW
Minimum Rating
1640 ekW
1640 ekW
Emissions/Fuel Strategy
Low Fuel Consumption
Low Fuel Consumption

Overview

1640 - 1825 ekW Dynamic Gas Blending Generator Set

The 3516B DGB (Dynamic Gas Blending) generator sets are made to match your continuous and prime applications. Producing reliable power from 1640 to 1825 ekW at 60 Hz, each generator set has been designed to meet ISO 8528-5 transient response requirements and accepts 100 percent rated load in one step. Our 3516B DGB generator sets have been developed for low fuel consumption.

Benefits

Up to 70% Natural Gas Fuel Mixture

The transient response of diesel with the economy and low emissions of natural gas.

Over 200,000 Shipped

Since 1981, leading the large engine market

Over 4,000,000,000 Global Operating Hours

Proven performance in heavy-duty applications

Product Specifications for 3516B DGB™ (60 Hz)

Maximum Rating 1825 ekW 1825 ekW
Minimum Rating 1640 ekW 1640 ekW
Emissions/Fuel Strategy Low Fuel Consumption Low Fuel Consumption
Voltage 380 to 13800 Volts 380 to 13800 Volts
Frequency 60 Hz 60 Hz
Speed 1800 rpm 1800 rpm
Duty Cycle Prime, Continuous Prime, Continuous
Engine Model 3516B TA, V-16, 4-Stroke Water-Cooled Diesel 3516B TA, V-16, 4-Stroke Water-Cooled Diesel
Bore 6.69 in 170 mm
Stroke 7.48 in 190 mm
Displacement 4210.64 in 69 l
Compression Ratio 14.0:1 14.0:1
Aspiration TA TA
Fuel System Electronic unit injection Electronic unit injection
Governor Type Adem™4 Adem™4
Length - Maximum 258.1 in 6557 mm
Width - Maximum 90.1 in 2288 mm
Height - Maximum 94.1 in 2391 mm
Dry Weight - Genset (maximum) 33300 lb 15135 kg

3516B DGB™ (60 Hz) Standard Equipment

Air Inlet System

  • Air cleaner, single element canister type

Cooling

  • Package mounted radiator

Exhaust

  • Exhaust flange outlet

Fuel

  • Primary fuel filter with integral water separator
  • Secondary fuel filter

Control System

  • Generator set packages include Caterpillars Voltage
  • 6 Customer programmable digital inputs
  • Controls:
  • Low coolant temperature
  • Auto/start/stop control
  • Low coolant level
  • Customer data link (Modbus RTU)
  • PLC functionality
  • kVA (per phase, average & percent)
  • Reverse Power (kW) (32)
  • Alarm acknowledge
  • kW (per phase, average & percent)
  • kW-hr (total)
  • Lamp test
  • RPM
  • Volts (L-L & L-N), frequency (Hz)
  • Generator phase sequence
  • Operating hours
  • kVAr-hr (total)
  • True RMS AC metering, 3-phase, +/-2% accuracy
  • Over / Under Frequency (81 o/u)
  • Accessory module data link
  • Number of I/O varies on options selected:
  • High coolant temperature
  • Overspeed
  • 1 Programmable digital outputs
  • Regulator (IVR) - IVR includes reactive droop capability, 3-phase voltage sensing, KVAR/PF modes, RFI suppression, min/max exciter
  • DC volts
  • Reverse Reactive Power (kVAr) (32RV)
  • Amps (per phase & average)
  • Oil pressure (psi, kPa or bar)
  • Coolant temperature
  • Failure to start (overcrank)
  • 3 Analog inputs
  • Power Factor (per phase & average)
  • EMCP 4.3
  • kVAr (per phase, average & percent)
  • Cat Connect
  • Engine cool-down timer
  • 1 Programmable relay outputs (Form C)
  • Environmental sealed front face
  • Warning / shutdown with common LED indication of shutdowns for:
  • 24 Volt DC operation
  • Over / Under voltage (27/59)
  • Emergency stop pushbutton
  • Limiter and exciter diode monitor
  • Generator mounted - rear facing
  • Digital indication for:
  • Text alarm / event descriptions
  • Customizable screens
  • Load histogram feature
  • Emergency stop
  • Serial annunciator module data link
  • Programmable protective relaying functions:
  • Low oil pressure
  • Communications:
  • Speed adjust
  • Engine cycle crank
  • 4 Programmable relay outputs (Form A)
  • Overcurrent (50/51)

Power Termination

  • Busbar

Control Panel

  • EMCP 4 Genset Controller

Cooling System

  • Package mounted radiator

Exhaust System

  • Dry exhaust manifold
  • Flanged faced outlet(s)

Fuel System

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

General

  • SAE Standard Rotation
  • Flywheel and Flywheel housing-SAE No. 00
  • Paint - Caterpillar yellow except rails and radiators gloss black
  • RH Service

Generators and Attachments

  • Matched to the performance and output characteristics of Cat engines
  • Random wound
  • IP23 Protection
  • Anti condensation space heater
  • 3 Phase brushless, salient pole
  • HV:
  • Class H insulation, Class F temperature rise at 40C ambient (105C prime / 130C standby)
  • LV
  • NEMA Class H insulation, Class H temperature rise at 40C ambient (125C prime / 150C standby) - 60 Hz models: NEMA standard hole pattern
  • 6 Lead
  • Form wound
  • Busbar connections, right side extension box, bottom cable entry - 60 Hz models: NEMA standard hole pattern
  • Winding temperature detectors
  • MV:
  • NEMA Class H insulation, Class H temperature rise at 40C ambient (125C prime / 150C standby)

Governing System

  • ADEM A3

Lube System

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

Mounting System

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

Starting System

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

3516B DGB™ (60 Hz) Optional Equipment

Exhaust

  • Exhaust mufflers

Air Inlet System

  • Standard ambient radiators
  • Dual Element Air Cleaner
  • Standard ambient ATAAC radiators
  • Single Element Filter
  • Optional Radiator Arrangements

Generator

  • Anti-condensation heater
  • Permanent magnet excitation (PMG)
  • Oversize and premium generators
  • Internal excitation (IE)

Control Panels

  • EMCP 4.4
  • Load share module
  • Digital I/O module
  • Generator main terminal box
  • Remote monitoring software
  • Vandal proof panel cover
  • Generator temperature monitoring & protection
  • Empty upper box
  • Cable Shroud
  • Annunciator - local
  • Digital I/O module
  • Annunciator - remote
  • Side extension box

Cooling System

  • Coolant
  • Water level switch gauges

Crankcase Systems

  • No explosion relief valves
  • Explosion relief valve
  • Crankcase ventilation systems
  • Crankcase protection groups:

Mounting

  • Rubber anti-vibration mounts
  • IBC isolators

Exhaust System

  • Flange and exhaust expanders
  • Flexible fittings
  • Tier 4 lean emissions moduel
  • Flanges
  • Elean emission parts
  • Tier 4 dosing cabinet
  • Exhaust offset
  • Mufflers
  • Tier 4 clean emission MOD kits
  • Y Adapters
  • Elbows>

Starting/Charging

  • Oversize batteries
  • Charging alternator
  • Heavy-duty starting system
  • Jacket water heater
  • Battery chargers

General

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

Extended Service Coverage

  • Platinum, Silver and Gold coverage

Fuel System

  • Primary fuel filter
  • Fuel priming pump (Tier 4)
  • Gas fuel filter

Generators and Attachments

  • Generator conversions
  • Hi volt optional attachments
  • 2700 Frame - 6300, 6600, 6900 Volts, 3 Phase 1800 RPM, FW, PM, No. of leads = 6, Pitch = .6667
  • 1600 Frame - 380, 440, 480, 600 Volts, 3 Phase 1800 RPM, RW, PM, No. of leads = 6, Pitch = .6667
  • Generators high voltage
  • Differential current transformers
  • 1600 Frame - 380, 416, 440, 480, 600, 2400, 4160 Volts, 3 Phase 1800 RPM ,FW, PM, No. of leads = 6, Pitch = .6667
  • 1600 Frame - 380, 440, 480, 600 Volts, 3 Phase 1800 RPM, RW, IE, No. of leads = 6, Pitch = .6667
  • Alternator air cleaner
  • 1800 Frame
  • Space heater kit
  • 3000 Frame - 12470, 13200, 13800 Volts, 3 Phase 1800 RPM, FW, PM, No. of leads = 6, Pitch = .6667

Instrumentation

  • Pyrometer and Termocouples

Lube System

  • Oil level regulator
  • Prelube pump groups
  • Lube oil in standard sump

Mounting System

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

Power Connections

  • Center post busbar
  • Cable entry - rear
  • Rear power connections
  • Cable entry - right side
  • Cable entry - left side
  • Grounding groups
  • Neutral ground connections
  • Right side power connections
  • left side power connections

Power Termination

  • Circuit breakers - LV Packages
  • 2000, 2500, 3200 Amp, 4 Pole, IEC rated circuit breakers
  • Circuit breakers, IEC compliant
  • Circuit breakers, UL listed
  • 1600, 2000, 2500, 3000 and 4000 Amp, 3 Pole, UL-100% rated circuit breakers
  • 2000, 2500, 3200 Amp, 3 Pole, IEC rated circuit breakers

Special Tests / Reports

  • Generator set report
  • PGS test report @ 0.8 power factor
  • Fuel consumption test
  • Torsional vibration analysis
  • Seismic certifications
  • PGS test report @ 1.0 power factor
  • Standard engine test
  • OSPD certification

Starting / Charging

  • 10, 20, 35 Amp battery chargers
  • Engine barring devices
  • Batteries, racks and cables
  • Jacket water heaters
  • Air starting motors with control and silencer
  • Electric starting motors
  • Starter covers
  • 50 Amp NFPA battery charger
  • Air pressure regulator

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