3516 (60 Hz) with Upgradeable Packaging

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Overview

Producing reliable power from 1450 to 1750 kW at 60 Hz, our 3516 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 1450 ekW 1450 ekW Less
Maximum Rating 1750 ekW 1750 ekW Less
Emissions/Fuel Strategy Low Fuel Consumption Low Fuel Consumption Less
Voltage 380 to 480 Volts 380 to 480 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 3516 TA, V-16, 4-Stroke Water-Cooled Diesel 3516 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 in³ 69.0 l Less
Compression Ratio 13.5:1 13.5:1 Less
Aspiration TA TA Less
Fuel System Mechanical unit injection Mechanical unit injection Less
Governor Type Woodward Woodward Less

Generator Set Dimensions

Length - Maximum 234.4 in 5953.0 mm Less
Width - Maximum 90.0 in 2286.0 mm Less
Height - Maximum 94.9 in 2410.0 mm Less
Dry Weight - Genset (maximum) 28840.0 lb 13080.0 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

  • IBC Seismic Certification
  • EU Declaration of Conformity
  • EEC Declaration of Conformity

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

3516 (60 Hz) with Upgradeable Packaging Standard Equipment

Air Inlet System
  • Air Cleaner; single element canister type

Governing System
  • ADEM A3

Control System
  • EMCP 4.2B
  • Emergency stop pushbutton
  • Auto / start / stop control
  • Generator mounted - rear facing
  • Engine cycle crank
  • Engine cool-down timer
  • IVR includes reactive droop capability, 3-phase voltage sensing, KVAR / PF modes, RFI suppression, min / max exciter. Limiter and exciter diode monitor
  • Speed adjust
  • 24 Volt DC operation
  • Environmental sealed front face
  • Text alarm/event descriptions
  • Controls:
  • Generator set packages include Caterpillar's Voltage Regulator
  • Alarm acknowledge
  • Lamp test
  • PLC functionality
  • Load histogram feature
  • Certified standard PGS provided
  • Cat Connect
  • 3 Analog inputs
  • Customer data link (Modbus RTU)
  • 6 Customer programmable digital inputs
  • Operating hours
  • Overcurrent (50/51)
  • Customizable screens -0 True RMS AC metering, 3-phase, +/-2% accuracy
  • Communications:
  • RPM
  • 1 programmable digital outputs
  • Digital indication for:
  • Number of I/O varies on options selected:
  • 4 programmable relay outputs (Form A)
  • Reverse Reactive Power (kVAr) (32RV)
  • Serial annunciator module data link
  • Accessory module data link
  • ATAAC - 3516E Package Radiators shipped installed
  • 1 programmable relay outputs (Form C)
  • Coolant temperature
  • Volts (L-L & L-N)
  • 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) - kW-hr (total) - kVAr-hr (total)
  • Frequency (Hz)
  • Amps (per phase & average)
  • kW (per phase, average & percent
  • kVA (per phase, average & percent)
  • kVAr (per phase, average & percent
  • Power Factor (per phase & average)
  • kW-hr (total)
  • kVAr-hr (total)
  • Low oil pressure
  • Warning/shutdown with common LED indication of shutdowns for:
  • Emergency stop
  • High coolant temperature
  • Overspeed
  • Failure to start (overcrank)
  • Low coolant temperature
  • Low coolant level
  • Programmable protective relaying functions
  • Over / Under voltage (27/59)
  • Reverse Power (kW) (32)
  • Over / Under frequency (81 o/u)
  • Generator phase sequence

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

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

General
  • 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
  • NEMA standard hole pattern
  • Form wound
  • Winding temperature detectorsle pattern
  • Low Voltage:
  • Anti Condensation Space Heater
  • NEMA standard hole pattern
  • Permanent magnet
  • Bus bar connections, right side extension box, bottom cable entry
  • NEMA Class H insulation, Class H temperature rise at 40C ambient (125C prime/150C standby)
  • Busbar connections, top center mounted, top cable entry
  • Six lead
  • NEMA Class H insulation, Class H temperature rise at 40C ambient (125C prime/150C standby
  • Random wound
  • Form wound
  • Internal Excitation
  • High Voltage:
  • Medium Voltage:
  • Winding temperature detectors
  • Class H insulation, Class F temperature rise at 40C ambient (105C prime/130C standby)
  • Busbar connections, top center mounted, top cable entry
  • Winding temperature detectors
  • Permanent magnet
  • 3 Phase brushless, salient pole

Literature
  • English

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

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

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

3516 (60 Hz) with Upgradeable Packaging Optional Equipment

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

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

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

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

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

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

General
  • UL 2200 package
  • 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

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

Generators and Attachments
  • Thermostate for space heater
  • 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, 440, 480, 600 volts, 3 phase 1800 rpm. RW, IE, No. of Leads = 6, Pitch = .6667: 1600 Frame
  • Differntial current transformers (DCT) 8.7 kV and 15 kV classes
  • Alternator air cleaner
  • High voltage: 6300, 6600, 6900 volts, 3 phase 1800 rpm, FW, PM, No. of Leads = 6, Pitch = .6667: 2700, 3000 Frame
  • High voltage: 12470, 13200, 13800 volts, 3 phase 1800 rpm,FW, PM, No. of Leads = 6, Pitch = .6667: 2700, 3000 Frame
  • 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
  • Low / medium voltage: 380/400/415 volts, 3 phase 1500 rpm. RW, IE, No. of Leads = 6, Pitch = .6667: 1600 Frame
  • Differential current transformers (DCT)
  • Generator conversion
  • Space heater

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

Instrumentation
  • Pyrometer and thermocouples

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

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

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

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

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

Extended Service Coverage
  • Platinum, Gold and Silver coverage