3516B Generator Set

The 3516B generator set has been developed for a wide range of applications, from emergency standby installations such as healthcare and datacenters to continuously powering remote installations. The packages can be optimized for performance that matters to you with either low emissions or low fuel consumption versions available. Backed by the worldwide network of Cat dealers ready to support your operation with technical support, service, parts, and warranty, Cat generator sets will provide the reliability and durability you expect.

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Minimum Rating 1750 kVA
Maximum Rating 2250 kVA
Emissions/Fuel Strategy Low fuel, Low Emissions
Voltage 380 to 11000 Volts
Frequency 50 Hz
Speed 1500 rpm
Duty Cycle Standby, Mission Critical, Prime, Continuous
Engine Model 3516B TA, V-16, 4-Stroke Water-Cooled Diesel
Bore 6.69 in
Stroke 7.48 in
Displacement 4210.64 in
Compression Ratio 14.0:1 Std
Aspiration TA
Fuel System Electronic unit injection
Governor Type Adem™3
Length - Maximum 234.5 in
Width - Maximum 90 in
Height - Maximum 98.2 in
Dry Weight - Genset (maximum) 34460 lb
Air Inlet System
  • Air Cleaner; single element canister type
Control Panels
  • Auto / start / stop control
  • Engine cool-down timer
  • Environmental sealed front face
  • Emergency stop pushbutton
  • Text alarm / event descriptions
  • 24 Volt DC operation
  • Controls:
  • Generator mounted - Rear facing
  • IVR includes reactive droop capability, 3-phase voltage sensing, KVAR / PF modes, RFI suppression, min / max exciter.
  • Limiter and exciter diode monitor
  • Generator set packages include Caterpillar' s Voltage Regulator.
  • EMCP 4.2B
  • Speed adjust
  • Alarm acknowledge
  • Engine cycle crank
  • Load histogram feature
  • Lamp test
  • Digital indication for:
  • Customizable screens -0 True RMS AC metering, 3-phase, +/-2% accuracy
  • RPM
  • PLC functionality
  • Operating hours
  • Oil pressure (psi, kPa or bar)
  • Coolant temperature
  • DC volts
  • Power Factor (per phase & average)
  • Volts (L-L & L-N)
  • kW (per phase, average & percent)
  • Amps (per phase & average)
  • Frequency (Hz)
  • kVA (per phase, average & percent)
  • kVAr (per phase, average & percent
  • Low oil pressure - High coolant temperature
  • kVAr-hr (total)
  • High coolant temperature
  • Warning/shutdown with common LED indication of shutdowns for:
  • kW-hr (total)
  • Overspeed
  • Low coolant temperature
  • Failure to start (overcrank)
  • Emergency stop
  • Over/Under voltage (27 / 59)
  • Generator phase sequence
  • Low coolant level
  • Programmable protective relaying functions:
  • 6 Customer programmable digital inputs
  • Over/Under Frequency (81 o/u)
  • Reverse Reactive Power (kVAr) (32RV)
  • Serial annunciator module data link
  • Reverse Power (kW) (32)
  • Number of I/O varies on options selected:
  • Overcurrent (50 / 51)
  • Cat Connect
  • 4 Programmable relay outputs (Form A)
  • Communications:
  • Customer data link (Modbus RTU)
  • 1 Programmable digital outputs
  • 1 Programmable relay outputs (Form C)
  • Accessory module data link
  • 3 Analog inputs
Cooling System
  • Certified standard PGS provided
  • ATAAC - 3516E Package Radiators shipped installed
Exhaust System
  • Dry exhaust manifold
  • Flanged faced outlet(s)
Fuel System
  • Fuel cooler; not included with packages without radiator
  • Secondary fuel filters
  • Fuel priming pump
  • Flexible fuel lines - shipped loose
General
  • Right hand servicing
  • SAE Standard rotation
  • Flywheel and flywheel housing - SAE No. 00
  • Caterpillar yellow with high gloss black rails and radiator
Generator and Attachments
  • Busbar connections, right side extension box, bottom cable entry
  • High Voltage:
  • NEMA Class H insulation, Class H temperature rise at 40C ambient (125C prime / 150C standby)
  • Form wound
  • Internal excitation
  • NEMA Class H insulation, Class H temperature rise at 40C ambient (125C prime / 150C standby)
  • 3 Phase brushless, salient pole
  • Medium Voltage:
  • NEMA standard hole pattern
  • Permanent magnet
  • Permanent magnet
  • Winding temperature detectors
  • Class H insulation, Class F temperature rise at 40C ambient (105C prime / 130C standby)
  • Winding temperature detectors
  • Low voltage:
  • Form wound
  • 6 Leads
     
  • Random wound
  • Anti Condensation Space Heater
  • Winding temperature detectors
  • Busbar connections, top center mounted, top cable entry
  • NEMA standard hole pattern
Governing System
  • ADEM A3
Literature
  • English
Lubrication System
  • Integral lube oil cool
  • Lubricating oil
  • Oil filter, filler and dipstick
  • Gear type lube oil pump
  • Oil drain lines and valve
  • Fumes disposal
Mounting System
  • Rails - engine / generator / radiator mounting
  • Rubber anti-vibration mounts (shipped loose)
  • Anti-vibration mounts (shipped loose)
Starting System
  • 24 Volt electric starting motor
  • 45 Amp charging alternator
  • Battery disconnect switch
  • Battery and battery rack w/cables
Control System
  • EMCP 4.3, EMCP 4.4
  • Controller: [ ] EMCP 4.2 [ ] EMCP 4.3 [ ] EMCP 4.4
  • Local annunciator module: [ ] NFPA 110 [ ] Custom
Air Inlet System
  • Dual element air cleaner
  • Single element filter
Engine Options
  • Air Cleaner: [ ] Single element air cleaners [ ] Dual element air cleaners [ ] Heavy duty air cleaners
  • Battery Charger: [ ] 10A [ ] 20A [ ] 35A
  • Starting Aids: [ ] 220V 50 Hz Jacket Water Heater
  • Muffler: [ ] Industrial Grade
  • Starting Motors: [ ] Standard [ ] Heavy Duty
  • Batteries: [ ] Standard (1400 CCA) [ ] Heavy Duty (2800 CCA)
Cooling System
  • Standard ambient radiators
  • Coolant
  • Optional installed radiators
  • Optional installed ATAAC radiators
  • Water level switch gauges
  • Standard ambient ATAAC radiators
Crankcase System
  • Ventilation system
  • No explosion relief valves
  • Explosion relief valves
Exhaust System
  • Y-Adapters
  • Flanges
  • Tier 4 clean emission MOD Kits
  • Clean emission parts
  • Flange and exhaust expanders
  • Flexible fittings
  • Exhaust offset
  • Mufflers
  • Tier 4 dosing cabinet
  • Tier 4 clean emissions module
  • Elbows
Alternators
  • Temperature Rise (over 40°C ambient): [ ] 150°C [ ] 125°C [ ] 105°C [ ] 80°C
Power Termination
  • Power Termination: [ ] Bus Bar [ ] Circuit Breaker
  • Circuit breaker trip unit: [ ] LSI [ ] LSIG [ ] LSIG-P
  • Circuit Breaker rating: [ ] 2000A [ ] 2500A [ ] 3200A [ ] 4000A
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
  • Generator conversion
  • Space heater
  • Alternator air cleaner
  • 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)
  • Differntial current transformers (DCT) 8.7 kV and 15 kV classes
  • 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
Instrumentation
  • Pyrometer and thermocouples
Lubrication System
  • Oil level regulator
  • Prelube pumps
  • Lube oil in standard sump
Mounting System
  • Puck style low efficiency isolators
  • IBC vibration isolators
  • Spring type vibration isolators
Power Connections
  • Neutral ground connections
  • Center post busbar
  • Right side power connections
  • Left side power connections
  • 2700 Frame, four lead, four terminal
  • Ground cables between generator and terminal box
  • Low voltage circuit breakers
  • Rear power connections
Special Tests / Reports
  • Torsional vibration analysis reports
  • Generator set fuel consumption test
  • PGS test report @ 1.0 power factor
  • Fuel consumption test
  • Standard engine test charge
  • IBC certification
  • OSHPD certification
  • Canadian Standards Association certification
  • PGS test report @ 0.8 power factor
  • generator test report
Starting and Charging
  • 10, 20, 35 and 50 amp battery chargers
  • Air starting motors
  • Air pressure regulator
  • Electric starting motors
  • Starter cover
  • Jacket water heaters
  • Engine barring device
  • 24 Volt battery set - Dry
Extended Service Coverage
  • Platinum, Gold and Silver coverage