3516C Tier 4 Final (60 Hz)

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Overview

Producing reliable power from 1650 to 2500 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. Depending on the model, 3516C generator sets are EPA Stationary Emergency (Tier 2) or Tier 4 Interim certified.

Generator Set Specifications

Units:
Minimum Rating 1650 ekW 1650 ekW Less
Maximum Rating 2500 ekW 2500 ekW Less
Emissions/Fuel Strategy U.S. EPA Certified U.S. EPA Certified Less
Voltage 480 to 13800 Volts 480 to 13800 Volts Less
Frequency 60 Hz 60 Hz Less
Speed 1800 rpm 1800 rpm Less
Duty Cycle Standby, Mission Critical, Prime Standby, Mission Critical, Prime Less

Engine Specifications

Engine Model 3516C HD, ATAAC, V-16, 4-Stroke Water-Cooled Diesel 3516C HD, ATAAC, V-16, 4-Stroke Water-Cooled Diesel Less
Bore 6.69 in 170.0 mm Less
Stroke 8.46 in 215.0 mm Less
Displacement 78.0 in 4764.73 l Less
Compression Ratio 14.7:1 14.7:1 Less
Aspiration TA TA Less
Fuel System Electronic unit injection Electronic unit injection Less
Governor Type ADEM™A4 ADEM™A4 Less

Generator Set Dimensions

Length - Minimum 267.6 in 6796.6 mm Less
Length - Maximum 277.0 in 7037.5 mm Less
Width - Minimum 93.7 in 2378.7 mm Less
Width - Maximum 101.2 in 2569.0 mm Less
Height - Minimum 116.7 in 2964.8 mm Less
Height - Maximum 118.9 in 3019.0 mm Less
Dry Weight - Genset (minimum) 37200.0 lb 16874.0 kg Less
Dry Weight - Genset (maximum) 40280.0 lb 18270.0 kg Less

Cat Generator Set Package

  • Cat generator set packages have been fully prototype tested
  • Accepts 100% block load in one step and meets 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

  • UL 2200 Listed
  • CSA Certified
  • 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

3516C Tier 4 Final (60 Hz) Standard Equipment

Air Inlet System
  • Air Cleaner; single element canister type

Air Inlet
  • Air Cleaner

Cooling
  • Package mounted radiator

Exhaust
  • Exhaust flange outlet

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

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

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

Power Termination
  • Bus Bar

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

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

Generator and Attachments
  • Form wound
  • Winding temperature detectors
  • Medium Voltage:
  • Winding temperature detectors
  • High Voltage:
  • Form wound
  • Bus bar connections, right side extension box, bottom cable entry
  • Class H insulation, Class F temperature rise at 40C ambient (105C prime/130C standby)
  • Permanent magne
  • 3 Phase brushless, salient pole
  • NEMA Class H insulation, Class H temperature rise at 40C ambient (125C prime/150C standby)
  • NEMA standard hole pattern
  • 6 lead
  • Permanent magnet
  • Anti condensation space heater
  • 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

Governing System
  • ADEM A3

Literature
  • English

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

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

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

3516C Tier 4 Final (60 Hz) Optional Equipment

Control System
  • EMCP 4.3, EMCP 4.4

Exhaust
  • Exhaust mufflers

Air Inlet System
  • Dual element air cleaner
  • Single element filter

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

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

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

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

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

Control Panels
  • EMCP 4.3
  • EMCP 4.4
  • EMCP 4.2
  • Remote monitoring software
  • Digital I/O module
  • Generator temperature monitoring & protection
  • Load share module

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

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

Fuel System
  • Fuel Priming Pumps (Tier 4) - Manual or Electric
  • Primary Fuel Filter

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

Generators and Attachments
  • Thermostate for space heater
  • Differntial current transformers (DCT) 8.7 kV and 15 kV classes
  • High voltage: 12470, 13200, 13800 volts, 3 phase 1800 rpm,FW, PM, No. of Leads = 6, Pitch = .6667: 2700, 3000 Frame
  • Space heater kits
  • Generator conversion
  • Alternator air cleaner
  • Low / Medium voltage: 380, 440, 480, 600 volts, 3 phase 1800 rpm. RW, IE, No. of Leads = 6, Pitch = .6667: 1600 Frame
  • High voltage: 6300, 6600, 6900 volts, 3 phase 1800 rpm, FW, PM, No. of Leads = 6, Pitch = .6667: 2700, 3000 Frame
  • Differential current transformers (DCT)
  • 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

Instrumentation
  • Pyrometer and thermocouples

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

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

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

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

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

Extended Service Coverage
  • Platinum, Gold and Silver coverage

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