Diesel Generator Sets 3516 (50 Hz) 1600 - 2000 kVA Diesel Generator Set

3516 (50 Hz)

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Cooling System
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Product Specifications for 3516 (50 Hz)

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3516 (50 Hz) Standard Equipment

Air Inlet System

  • Air Cleaner; single element canister type

Air Inlet

  • Air Cleaner


  • Package mounted radiator


  • Exhaust flange outlet


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


  • 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


  • 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


  • 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 mufflers

Cooling System

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


  • 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


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

Fuel System

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


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


  • 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


  • 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

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  • Platinum, Gold and Silver coverage

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