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Overview

The 3516 diesel generator sets have been developed to meet your continuous, standby and prime applications and match your power standards. Producing reliable power from 1600 to 2000 kVA at 50 Hz,each generator set has been designed to meet ISO 8528-5 transient response requirements and accepts 100 percent rated load in one step. All models of the 3516 generator sets are designed for fuel efficiency, reducing operating costs. Our integrated control system, including ATS and switchgear, ensures a consistent power supply and connection to your fleet through on-site and remote monitoring options. Our EMCP 4.2 control panel, with a user-friendly interface, puts your management and diagnostic tools in one. It's not just quality that matters but customization, choose from a broad range of accessories and bolt-on system expansion attachments. Discover our flexible packaging to fit unique spatial requirements and environmental conditions. Our 3516 generator sets are developed for such prerequisites, so that you can meet your specific power needs.

Generator Set Specifications

Units:
Minimum Rating 1600 kVA 1600 kVA Less
Maximum Rating 2000 kVA 2000 kVA Less
Voltage 220 to 13800 220 to 13800 Less
Frequency 50 Hz 50 Hz Less
Speed 1500 rpm 1500 rpm Less

Generator Set Configurations

Emissions/Fuel Strategy Low Fuel Consumption Low Fuel Consumption Less

Engine Specifications

Engine Model 3516 TA, V-16, 4-Stroke Water-Cooled Diesel 3516 TA, V-16, 4-Stroke Water-Cooled Diesel Less
Displacement 4210.64 in³ 69.0 l Less
Fuel System Mechanical unit injection Mechanical unit injection Less
Aspiration TA TA Less
Governor Type Woodward Woodward Less
Compression Ratio 13.0:1 13.0:1 Less
Bore 6.69 in 170.0 mm Less
Stroke 7.48 in 190.0 mm Less

Generator Set Dimensions

Length - Maximum 232.9 in 5919.0 mm Less
Width - Maximum 90.0 in 2286.0 mm Less
Height - Maximum 93.2 in 2367.0 mm Less

Application Center

Explore valuable resources for generator sizing, specification, and training materials. SpecSizer evaluates load types, collects data, and organizes it to help you select the generator set that's best for you. Find product comparisons, technical data, product sizing, and more using our technical information portal (TIP) specifically created for consultants, architects, engineers, and owners.

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EMCP 4 Generator Set Controls

Cat generator sets provide a complete factory-built solution with fully featured standard and advanced controls. Optional accessories enhance the capabilities of the genset package-mounted control system.

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