Electric Power 3516C (50 Hz) with Upgradeable Package 1600 - 2000 kVA Diesel Generator Set

Product Specifications for 3516C (50 Hz) with Upgradeable Package

Generator Set Specifications

Engine Specifications

Generator Set Dimensions

3516C (50 Hz) with Upgradeable Package Standard Equipment

Air Inlet System

  • Air cleaner
  • Single element canister type with service indicator

Air Inlet

  • Air Cleaner

Control Panel

  • 2 programmable relay outputs (Form C)
  • Low coolant temperature
  • Speed adjust
  • Overspeed
  • Volts (L-L & L-N)
  • 4 programmable relay outputs (Form A)
  • Low oil pressure
  • Generator phase sequence
  • EMCP 4 Genset Controller
  • Communications:
  • Generator mounted - rear facing
  • Warning/shutdown with common LED indication of shutdowns for:
  • True RMS AC metering, 3-phase, +/-2% accuracy
  • Reverse reactive power (kVAr) (32RV)
  • kW (per phase, average & percent)
  • Amps (per phase & average)
  • RPM
  • Engine cool-down timer
  • DC volts
  • Text alarm / event descriptions
  • 24-volt DC operation
  • Reverse power (kW) (32)
  • Alarm acknowledge
  • kW-hr (total)
  • 2 programmable digital outputs
  • Lamp test
  • Engine cycle crank
  • 6 programmable digital inputs
  • Programmable protective relaying functions:
  • Emergency stop
  • Overcurrent (50/51)
  • Emergency stop pushbutton
  • Failure to start (overcrank)
  • Operating hours
  • Coolant temperature
  • kVAr-hr (total)
  • Accessory module data link
  • Over / under frequency (81 o/u)
  • kVA (per phase, average & percent)
  • Over / under voltage (27/59)
  • Controls:
  • kVAr (per phase, average & percent)
  • Low coolant level
  • EMCP4.2 controller includes:
  • Serial annunciator module data link
  • Customer data link (Modbus RTU)
  • Oil pressure (psi, kPa or bar)
  • Digital indication for:
  • Panel lights
  • EMCP 4.2
  • Environmental sealed front face
  • Power Factor (per phase & average)
  • Frequency (Hz)
  • High coolant temperature


  • Exhaust flange outlet


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


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

Power Termination

  • Bus Bar


  • Heavy-duty starting system
  • Charging alternator

Cooling System

  • Coolant level sensors
  • Caterpillar Extended Life Coolant
  • Fan and belt guards
  • Coolant drain line with valve
  • Radiator fan and fan drive
  • JWAC


  • Package mounted radiator

Exhaust System

  • Dry exhaust manifold
  • Flanged faced outlet(s)

Fuel System

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

Generators and Attachments

  • IEC standard hole pattern
  • NEMA Class H insulation, Class H temperature rise at 40C ambient (125C prime / 150C standby).
  • Bus bar connections, top center mounted, top cable entry
  • Generator set packages include Caterpillar's Digital Voltage Regulator (CDVR). CDVR includes reactive droop capability, 3-phase voltage sensing, KVAR/PF modes, RFI suppression, min/max exciter
  • Internal excitation
  • 3 phase brushless, salient pole
  • Winding temperature detectors
  • Random wound
  • 6 lead

Governing System



  • English

Lube System

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

Mounting System

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

Starting / Charging System

  • Battery disconnect switch
  • Battery and battery rack w/cables
  • 24 Volt electric starting motor


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

3516C (50 Hz) with Upgradeable Package Optional Equipment

Air Inlet System

  • Heavy duty air cleaners
  • Air inlet protection
  • Dual element air cleaners
  • Remote air inlet adapters

Circuit Breakers

  • Cable entry options
  • Trip Units
  • EMAX breakers
  • Center posts busbars
  • Load take off; IEC standard hole
  • Optional busbar power connections
  • Control packaging for enclosures

Power Termination

  • Circuit breakers, IEC compliant

Control Panels

  • Vandal proof panel door
  • EMAX breaker connections
  • Language options
  • Annunciator modules
  • Remote speed adjust
  • Governors
  • External box clips
  • EMCP 4.3, EMCP 4.4
  • Local and remote monitoring
  • Auxiliary box
  • Voltage raise / lower switch
  • Customer interface options
  • Busbar connections
  • Generator temperature monitoring

Cooling System

  • Radiator duct flanges
  • Heat exchangers
  • Water level switch gauges
  • Optional Serpentine radiators

European Certifications

  • EU declaration of conformity

Exhaust System

  • Mufflers
  • Through wall installation kit
  • Muffler mounting kits
  • Flexible fittings

Fuel System

  • Fuel coolers
  • Primary fuel filter

Generators and attachments

  • Number of leads: 6
  • 3 Phase, Random wound, Internal excitation
  • Pitch: 0.6667
  • Internal excitation
  • Random wound
  • Optional generators
  • 3 Phase, 380 / 400 / 415 / 3300 / 6600 / 10000 / 10500 / 11000 volt


  • Pyrometers and thermocouples
  • Thermocouples

Lube System

  • Oil level regulator
  • Manual prelube sump pumps
  • Electric prelube pumps

Mounting System

  • IBC vibration isolators
  • Spring type vibration isolators

Protection System

  • Explosion relief valves

Special Tests / Reports

  • PGS test report @ 0.8 power factor
  • PGS test report @ 1.0 power factor
  • CSA test and certification
  • IBC seismic certificate
  • Neutral ground certificate

Starting / Charging System

  • Charging alternators - 50 Amp
  • ETHER starting aids
  • 10 and 20 amp battery chargers
  • Dual 24 volt electric starting motors
  • 24 Volt battery sets - Dry
  • Jacket water heaters


  • Engine barring group

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