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Overview

Producing reliable power from 1640 to 2000 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 13800 Volts 380 to 13800 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 3516B TA, V-16, 4-Stroke Water-Cooled Diesel 3516B TA, V-16, 4-Stroke Water-Cooled Diesel Less
Bore 6.69 in 170.0 mm Less
Stroke 7.48 in 190.0 mm Less
Displacement 4210.64 in 69.0 l Less
Compression Ratio 14.0:1 Std 15.5:1 HD 14.0:1 Std 15.5:1 HD Less
Aspiration TA TA Less
Fuel System Electronic unit injection Electronic unit injection Less
Governor Type Adem™3 Adem™3 Less

Generator Set Dimensions

Length - Maximum 251.4 in 6385.0 mm Less
Width - Maximum 90.0 in 2286.0 mm Less
Height - Maximum 98.2 in 2494.0 mm Less
Dry Weight - Genset (maximum) 31270.0 lb 14180.0 kg Less

Cat Generator Set Package

  • Cat generator set packages have been fully prototype tested
  • Accepts 100% block load in one step and meets other NFPA 110 loading requirements
  • Conform to ISO 8528-5 steady state and transient response requirements
  • 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
  • SR5 Alternator

  • Superior motor starting capability minimizes need for oversizing alternator
  • Designed to match performance and output characteristics of Cat diesel engines
  • Robust Class H insulation
  • EMCP 4 Control Panel

  • User-friendly interface and navigation
  • Scalable system to meet a wide range of installation requirement
  • Expansion modules and site-specific programming for specific customer requirements
  • Cooling System

  • Designed to operate in standard ambient temperatures up to 50°C (122°F)
  • Contact your Cat Dealer for specific ambient and altitude capabilities
  • Certifications

  • UL2200
  • CSA
  • IBC Seismic Certification
  • OSHPD pre-approval
  • One Safe Source

  • Components used in the generator set are selected at the design stage to provide optimum package performance
  • The generator set is fully assembled at a Caterpillar facility following our quality guidelines
  • Each generator set package is tested before leaving the Caterpillar facility
  • Cat product support, including dealer service, parts and warranty covers the entire Cat power system
  • World Wide Product Support

  • Cat dealers have over 1,800 dealer branch stores operating in 200 countries
  • Your local Cat dealer provides extensive post-sale support, including maintenance and repair agreements
  • 3516B (60 Hz) 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-down timer
    • 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
    • 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 (per phase, average & percent)
    • kVAr (per phase, average & percent)
    • Warning / shutdown with common LED indication of shutdowns for01/10/2018:
    • 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)
    • 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)
    • 1 Programmable relay outputs (Form C)
    • 1 Programmable digital outputs
    • Certified standard PGS provided
    • ATAAC - 3516E Package Radiators shipped installed
    • Dry exhaust manifold
    • Flanged faced outlet(s)
    • Secondary fuel filters
    • Fuel cooler; not included with packages without radiator
    • Flexible fuel lines - shipped loose
    • Fuel priming pump
    • Caterpillar yellow with high gloss black rails and radiator
    • Right hand servicing
    • Flywheel and flywheel housing - SAE No. 00
    • SAE Standard rotation
    • 3 Phase brushless, salient pole
    • 6 lead
    • Low Voltage:
    • Random wound
    • Internal excitation
    • Winding temperature detectors
    • NEMA Class H insulation, Class H temperature rise at 40C ambient (125C prime / 150C standby)
    • Busbar connections, top center mounted, top cable entry
    • NEMA standard hole pattern
    • Medium Voltage:
    • Form wound
    • Permanent magnet
    • Winding temperature detectors
    • NEMA Class H insulation, Class H temperature rise at 40C ambient (125C prime / 150C standby)
    • Busbar connections, right side extension box, bottom cable entry
    • NEMA standard hole pattern
    • Medium Voltage:
    • Form wound
    • Permanent magnet
    • Winding temperature detectors
    • NEMA Class H insulation, Class H temperature rise at 40C ambient (125C prime / 150C standby)
    • Busbar connections, right side extension box, bottom cable entry
    • NEMA standard hole pattern
    • Medium Voltage: Form wound - Permanent magnet - Winding temperature detectors - NEMA Class H insulation, Class H temperature rise at 40C ambient (125C prime / 150C standby) - Busbar connections, right side extension box, bottom cable entry - NEMA standard hole pattern
    • Form wound
    • Permanent magnet
    • Winding temperature detectors
    • NEMA Class H insulation, Class H temperature rise at 40C ambient (125C prime / 150C standby)
    • Busbar connections, right side extension box, bottom cable entry
    • NEMA standard hole pattern
    • High Voltage:
    • Form wound - Permanent magnet
    • Permanent magnet
    • Winding temperature detectors
    • Anti Condensation Space Heater
    • Class H insulation, Class F temperature rise at 40C ambient (105C prime / 130C standby)
    • ADEM A3
    • English
    • Lubricating oil
    • Gear type lube oil pump
    • Integral lube oil cool
    • Oil filter, filler and dipstick
    • Oil drain lines and valve
    • Fumes disposal
    • Rails - engine / generator / radiator mounting
    • Anti-vibration mounts (shipped loose)
    • Rubber anti-vibration mounts (shipped loose)
    • 24 Volt electric starting motor
    • 45 Amp charging alternator
    • Battery and battery rack w/cables
    • Battery disconnect switch

    3516B (60 Hz) 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
    • Air inlet protection including air shut off magnetic switch
    • Standard ambient ATAAC radiators
    • Optional installed radiator
    • Optional installed ATAAC radiators
    • Water level switch gauges
    • Coolant

    Exhaust System
    • Elbows
    • Flange and exhaust expanders
    • Flanges
    • Flexible fittings
    • Y adapters
    • Mufflers
    • Exhaust Offset
    • Clean emission parets

    Fuel System
    • Primary fuel filter

    General
    • US aid emblem
    • Special paint

    Generators and Attachments
    • 380, 440, 480, 600 Volts, 3 phase, 1800 rpm, RW, IE, No. of leads: 6, Picth: 0.6667 - 1600 Frame
    • 380, 440, 480, 600 Volts, 3 phase, 1800 rpm, RW, PM, No. of leads: 6, Picth: 0.6667 - 1600 Frame
    • 380, 416, 440, 480, 600, 2400, 4160 Volts, 3 phase, 1800 rpm, RW, PM, No. of leads: 6, Picth: 0.6667 - 1600 and 1800 Frames
    • Space heater
    • Generator conversions IE to PM
    • Alternator air cleaner

    Intrumentation
    • Pyrometer and thermocouples

    Lube System
    • Lube oil
    • Oil lever regulator
    • Prelube pump groups

    Crankcase Systems
    • Crankcase protection group: No explosion relief valves; Explosion relief valves
    • Crankcase ventilation system

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

    Power Connections
    • Grounding groups
    • Neutral ground connections
    • Center post busbars
    • Right, left side and rear power connections

    Special Tests / Reports
    • CSA certification
    • IBC certification
    • Special package tests: PGS test report @ 1.0 and 0.8 power factors
    • Standard engine test charge
    • Generator set test report
    • Fuel consumption test
    • Torsional vibration analysis TVA report

    Starting / Charging Sytem
    • Jacket water heaters

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