3516B (50 Hz) with Upgradeable Package

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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

  • IBC Seismic Certification
  • EU Certification of Conformance (CE)
  • EEC Declaration of Conformity

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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 (50 Hz) with Upgradeable Package Standard Equipment

Air Inlet System
  • Air Cleaner; single element canister type

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

Cooling System
  • ATAAC - 3516E Package Radiators shipped installed
  • Certified standard PGS provided

Exhaust System
  • Flanged faced outlet(s)
  • Dry exhaust manifold

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

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

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

Governing System
  • ADEM A3

Literature
  • English

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

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

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

3516B (50 Hz) with Upgradeable Package Optional Equipment

Control System
  • EMCP4.3, EMCP 4.4
  • Controller: [ ] EMCP 4.2 [ ] EMCP 4.3 [ ] EMCP 4.4
  • Local annunciator module: [ ] NFPA 110 [ ] Custom

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

Engine Options
  • Batteries: [ ] Standard (1400 CCA) [ ] Heavy Duty (2800 CCA)
  • Air Cleaner: [ ] Single element air cleaners [ ] Dual element air cleaners [ ] Heavy duty air cleaners
  • Starting Motors: [ ] Standard [ ] Heavy Duty
  • Battery Charger: [ ] 10A [ ] 20A [ ] 35A
  • Starting Aids: [ ] 220V 50 Hz Jacket Water Heater
  • Muffler: [ ] Industrial Grade

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

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

Alternators
  • Temperature Rise (over 40°C ambient): [ ] 150°C [ ] 125°C [ ] 105°C [ ] 80°C

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

Power Termination
  • Power Termination: [ ] Bus Bar [ ] Circuit Breaker
  • Circuit Breaker rating: [ ] 2000A [ ] 2500A [ ] 3200A [ ] 4000A
  • Circuit breaker trip unit: [ ] LSI [ ] LSIG [ ] LSIG-P

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

Extended Service Contract (ESC)
  • Extended Service Contract (ESC): [ ] 2 Year [ ] 3 Year [ ] 5 Year

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

Generators and Attachments
  • Low / Medium voltage: 380/400/415 volts, 3 phase 1500 rpm. RW, PM, No. of Leads = 6, Pitch = .6667: 1600 and 1800 Frames
  • Low / Medium voltage: 380/400/415 volts, 3 phase 1500 rpm. RW, IE, No. of Leads = 6, Pitch = .6667: 1600 Frame
  • Alternator air cleaner
  • Space heater
  • Thermostate for space heater
  • Differntial current transformers (DCT) 8.7 kV and 15 kV classes
  • Differential current transformers (DCT)
  • Generator conversion

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

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

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

Extended Service Coverage
  • Platinum, Gold and Silver coverage

Overview

Producing reliable power from 2000 to 2500 kVA at 50 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 2000 kVA 2000 kVA Less
Maximum Rating 2500 kVA 2500 kVA Less
Emissions/Fuel Strategy Low Fuel, Low Emissions Low Fuel, Low Emissions Less
Voltage 380 to 415 Volts 380 to 415 Volts Less
Frequency 50 Hz 50 Hz Less
Speed 1500 rpm 1500 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 8.46 in 215.0 mm Less
Displacement 4764.73 in 78.0 l Less
Compression Ratio 15.5:1 15.5:1 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 247.3 in 6282.0 mm Less
Width - Maximum 90.0 in 2286.0 mm Less
Height - Maximum 98.2 in 2494.0 mm Less
Dry Weight - Genset (maximum) 34250.0 lb 15535.0 kg Less

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