3516E (50 HZ) | 3000-3500 kVA Diesel Generator

Diesel Generator Sets 3516E (50 Hz)

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Key Specs

Maximum Rating
3500 kVA
3500 kVA
Minimum Rating
3000 kVA
3000 kVA
Emissions/Fuel Strategy
Tier 2 Equivalent - 1800 rpm
Tier 2 Equivalent - 1800 rpm

Overview

3000 - 3500 kVA Generator Set

The 3516E diesel generator sets have been developed to meet your standby and mission critical applications and match your power standards. Producing reliable power (3000 - 3500 kVA at 50 Hz), each generator set has been designed to meet ISO 8528-5 transient response requirements, accept 100 % rated load in one step and accept >50% block road recovering within G2 limits. The generator is certified Tier 2 Equivalent, US EPA Stationary Emergency / Low NOx (1/2 TA Luft).

Benefits

Over 4,000,000,000 Accumulated Operating Hours

Proven performance in heavy-duty applications

Weighs up to 19% less

Reduced amount of structural support required

Full Power up to 50°C Ambient

Provides full power even on hottest days of the year

Product Specifications for 3516E (50 Hz)

Maximum Rating 3500 kVA 3500 kVA
Minimum Rating 3000 kVA 3000 kVA
Emissions/Fuel Strategy Tier 2 Equivalent - 1800 rpm Tier 2 Equivalent - 1800 rpm
Voltage 380 to 11000 volts 380 to 11000 volts
Frequency 50 Hz 50 Hz
Speed 1800 rpm 1800 rpm
Duty Cycle Standby, Mission Critical Standby, Mission Critical
Engine Model 3516E, V-16, 4-Stroke Water-Cooled Diesel 3516E, V-16, 4-Stroke Water-Cooled Diesel
Bore 6.69 in 170 mm
Stroke 8.46 in 215 mm
Displacement 4765 in³ 78.1 l
Compression Ratio 14.7:1 14.7:1
Aspiration ATAAC ATAAC
Fuel System Electronic Unit Injection Electronic Unit Injection
Governor Type Adem™5 Adem™5
Length - Minimum 335.1 in 8513 mm
Length - Maximum 335.1 in 8513 mm
Width - Minimum 104 in 2640 mm
Width - Maximum 104 in 2460 mm
Height - Minimum 132.6 in 3342 mm
Height - Maximum 131.6 in 3342 mm
Dry Weight - Genset (minimum) 47,620 lb 21,600 kg
Dry Weight - Genset (maximum) 50,706 lb 23,000 kg

3516E (50 Hz) Standard Equipment

Air Inlet System

  • Air cleaner; single element canister type

Control System

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

Cooling System

  • ATAAC - 3516E package radiators shipped installed
  • Certified standard PGS provided

Exhaust System

  • Flanged faced outlet(s)
  • Dry exhaust manifold

Fuel System

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

General

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

Generator and Attachments

  • NEMA standard hole pattern
  • Medium voltage:
  • Anti-condensation space heater
  • NEMA Class H insulation system, Class H temperature rise at 40C ambient (125C prime/150C standby)
  • Winding temperature detectors
  • High voltage:
  • Busbar connections, right side extension box, bottom cable entry
  • Form wound
  • Low voltage: Random wound - Internal excitation (IE) - Winding temperature detectors - NEMA Class H insulation system, Class H temperature rise at 40C ambient (125C prime/150C standby) - Busbar connections, top center mounted, top cable entry - NEMA standard hole pattern
  • 6 Lead
  • Permanent magnet excitation (PMG)
  • 3 Phase brushless, Salient pole
  • Class H insulation, Class F temperature rise at 40C ambient (105C prime / 130C standby)

Governing System

  • ADEM A5

Literature

  • Parts book
  • Operation & Maintenance Manual

Lubrication System

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

Mounting System

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

Starting System

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

3516E (50 Hz) Optional Equipment

Control System

  • EMCP 4.4

Air Inlet System

  • Single element filter
  • Dual element air cleaner

Cooling System

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

Crankcase System

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

Exhaust System

  • Y Adapters

Fuel System

  • Fuel priming pumps (Tier 4) - Manual or electric
  • Primary fuel filter

General

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

Generators and Attachments

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

Instrumentation

  • Pyrometer and thermocouples

Lubrication System

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

Mounting System

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

Power Connections

  • Neutral ground connections
  • Center post busbars
  • Right side power connections

Special Tests / Reports

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

Starting and Charging

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

Extended Service Coverage

  • Platinum, Gold and Silver coverage

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