Diesel Generator Sets 3516 (50 Hz)

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Key Specs

Maximum Rating
2000 kVA
2000 kVA
Minimum Rating
1600 kVA
1600 kVA
Emissions/Fuel Strategy
Low Fuel Consumption
Low Fuel Consumption

Overview

1600 - 2000 kVA Diesel Generator Set

Producing reliable power from 1600 to 2000 kVA at 50 Hz, our 3516 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 a low fuel consumption system.

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

Optimised for 6% Lower Fuel Consumption

Demonstrated savings in operating costs

Product Specifications for 3516 (50 Hz)

Maximum Rating 2000 kVA 2000 kVA
Minimum Rating 1600 kVA 1600 kVA
Emissions/Fuel Strategy Low Fuel Consumption Low Fuel Consumption
Voltage 380 to 11000 Volts 380 to 11000 Volts
Frequency 50 Hz 50 Hz
Speed 1500 rpm 1500 rpm
Duty Cycle Standby, Mission Critical, Prime, Continuous Standby, Mission Critical, Prime, Continuous
Engine Model 3516 TA, V-16, 4-Stroke Water-Cooled Diesel 3516 TA, V-16, 4-Stroke Water-Cooled Diesel
Bore 6.69 in 170 mm
Stroke 7.48 in 190 mm
Displacement 4210.64 in³ 69 l
Compression Ratio 13.0:1 13.0:1
Aspiration TA TA
Fuel System Mechanical unit injection Mechanical unit injection
Governor Type Woodward Woodward
Length - Maximum 232.9 in 5919 mm
Width - Maximum 90 in 2286 mm
Height - Maximum 93.2 in 2367 mm
Dry Weight - Genset (maximum) 33900 lb 16375 kg

3516 (50 Hz) Standard Equipment

Air Inlet System

  • Air Cleaner; single element canister type

Air Inlet

  • Air Cleaner

Cooling

  • Package mounted radiator

Exhaust

  • Exhaust flange outlet

Fuel

  • Secondary fuel filter
  • Fuel priming pump
  • Primary fuel filter with integral water separator

Generator

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

Power Termination

  • Bus Bar

Control Panel

  • EMCP 4 Genset Controller

Control Panels

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

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
  • Fuel priming pump
  • Fuel cooler; not included with packages without radiator
  • Secondary fuel filters

General

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

Generator and Attachments

  • Medium Voltage:
  • Form wound
  • Winding temperature detectors
  • High Voltage:
  • 3 Phase brushless, salient pole
  • Permanent magnet
  • Permanent magnet
  • NEMA standard hole pattern
  • Internal Excitation
  • Six lead
  • Class H insulation, Class F temperature rise at 40C ambient (105C prime/130C standby)
  • Low voltage:
  • Winding temperature detectors
  • NEMA standard hole pattern
  • Form wound
  • Winding temperature detectors
  • Random wound
  • Busbar connections, top center mounted, top cable entry
  • NEMA Class H insulation, Class H temperature rise at 40C ambient (125C prime/150C standby)
  • Anti Condensation Space Heater
  • NEMA Class H insulation, Class H temperature rise at 40C ambient (125C prime/150C standby)

Governing System

  • ADEM A3

Literature

  • English

Lubrication System

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

Mounting System

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

Starting System

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

3516 (50 Hz) Optional Equipment

Air Inlet System

  • Dual element air cleaner
  • Single element filter

Exhaust

  • Exhaust mufflers

Cooling System

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

Generator

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

Crankcase System

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

Power Termination

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

Control Panels

  • Remote monitoring software
  • Generator temperature monitoring & protection
  • Load share module
  • Digital I/O module
  • EMCP 4.2B

Exhaust System

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

Mounting

  • Spring-type vibration isolator
  • IBC isolators
  • Rubber anti-vibration mounts

Fuel System

  • Fuel Priming Pumps (Tier 4) - Manual or electric
  • Primary fuel filter

Starting/Charging

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

General

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

Generators and Attachments

  • Thermostate for space heater
  • Alternator air cleaner
  • Differential current transformers (DCT)
  • Differntial current transformers (DCT) 8.7 kV and 15 kV classes
  • Generator conversion
  • 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

Instrumentation

  • Pyrometer and thermocouples

Lubrication System

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

Mounting System

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

Power Connections

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

Special Tests / Reports

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

Starting and Charging

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

Extended Service Coverage

  • Platinum, Gold and Silver coverage

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