Cat® 3516C Industrial Diesel Engine

Cat® 3516C Industrial Diesel Engine

The Cat® 3516C is offered at 1506 bkW (2100 bhp) @ 1750 rpm. This engine is available using EPA (U.S.) Flex provisions and for other global regulated and non-regulated areas. It offers unsurpassed performance and durability in a multitiude of industries and applications, including Bore and Drill Rigs, Chippers, Grinders, and Shredders, Cranes, Dredgers, Forestry, Material Handling, Mining and Pumps.

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Power Rating

Minimum Power
Maximum Power
Rated Speed
1750 rpm

Emission Standards

U.S. EPA Tier 2 Nonroad Equivalent Emission Standards (Not Currently EPA Certified)


Engine Configuration
V-16, 4-Stroke-Cycle Diesel
170 mm (6.7 in)
215 mm (8.5 in)
78 L (4760 in³)
Turbocharged Aftercooled
Compression Ratio
Rotation (from flywheel end)
Lube System (refill)
807 L (852 qt)

Engine Dimensions (Approximate. Final dimensions dependent on selected options)

3278 mm (129.1 in)
1530 mm (60.2 in)
2062 mm (81.2 in)
Weight, Net Dry (Basic Operating Engine Without Optional Attachments)
7840 kg (17284 lb)

Standard Equipment

  • Air Inlet System
    • Air to Air Aftercooled (ATAAC)
    • Four turbochargers, center mounted
  • Control System
    • ADEM A4 ECM Electronic Engine Control, RH (10 amp DC power required)
  • Cooling System
    • Thermostats and housing
    • Gear driven centrifugal jacket water pump
    • Connections for radiator cooling
  • Exhaust System
    • Exhaust manifold, dry
    • Four turbochargers with watercooled bearings
    • Two exhaust outlets, 203 mm (8 in) round flange
  • Flywheels And Flywheel Housing
    • SAE No. 00 flywheel (183 teeth)
    • SAE No. 00 flywheel housing
  • Fuel System
    • Fuel filter, LH spin-on type
    • Fuel transfer pump
    • Electronically controlled unit injectors
  • Instrumentation
    • No standard instrument or gauge panel
  • Lube System
    • Crankcase breather, top mounted
    • Oil cooler
    • Oil filler and dipstick, LH
    • Oil pump
    • Oil filter, LH, spin-on type
    • Front sump oil pan, 500-hour change interval
  • Mounting System
    • Trunnion front support
  • Power Take Off
    • Front housing, two-sided
  • Protection System
    • ADEM A4 ECM monitoring system to provide customer programmable engine
    • Deration strategies to protect against adverse operating conditions
    • Emergency stop logic inputs provided at 40 pin customer interface connection
  • Starting System
    • Dual 24V electric starting motor, LH, unwired
  • General
    • Paint: Caterpillar yellow
    • Vibration damper
    • Lifting eyes