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 2000 kVA
Maximum Rating 2500 kVA
Emissions/Fuel Strategy Low Fuel, Low Emissions
Voltage 380 to 415 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 8.46 in
Displacement 4764.73 in
Compression Ratio 15.5:1
Aspiration TA
Fuel System Electronic unit injection
Governor Type Adem™3
Length - Maximum 247.3 in
Width - Maximum 90 in
Height - Maximum 98.2 in
Dry Weight - Genset (maximum) 34250 lb
Air Inlet System
  • Air Cleaner; single element canister type
Control Panels
  • 0 True RMS AC metering, 3-phase, +/-2% accuracy
  • Accessory module data link
  • Low oil pressure
  • 1 Programmable relay outputs (Form C)
  • Reverse power (kW) (32)
  • Warning / shutdown with common LED indication of shutdowns for:
  • Environmental sealed front face
  • Programmable protective relaying functions:
  • kW-hr (total)
  • Auto/start/stop control
  • Generator set packages include Caterpillar' s Voltage Regulator. IVR includes reactive droop capability, 3-phase voltage sensing, KVAR/PF modes, RFI suppression, min/max exciter. Limiter and exciter diode monitor
  • EMCP 4.2B
  • 6 Customer programmable digital inputs
  • Load histogram feature
  • Emergency stop pushbutton
  • Reverse reactive power (kVAr) (32RV)
  • Customizable screens
  • Failure to start (overcrank)
  • kW (per phase, average & percent)
  • Low coolant level
  • PLC functionality
  • Communications:
  • kVAr-hr (total)
  • Engine cycle crank
  • Coolant temperature
  • kVA (per phase, average & percent)
  • Controls:
  • High coolant temperature
  • Generator phase sequence
  • Digital indication for
  • Over / under frequency (81 o/u)
  • Number of I/O varies on options selected:
  • Low coolant temperature
  • Alarm acknowledge
  • 1 Programmable digital outputs
  • Amps (per phase & average)
  • Cat connect
  • Overspeed
  • Engine cool-down timer
  • Operating hours
  • Oil pressure (psi, kPa or bar)
  • RPM
  • Power Factor (per phase & average)
  • Serial annunciator module data link
  • 24 Volt DC operation
  • Overcurrent (50/51)
  • Generator mounted - rear facing
  • Over / under voltage (27/59)
  • 3 Analog inputs
  • 4 Programmable relay outputs (Form A)
  • Speed adjust
  • Text alarm/event descriptions
  • kVAr (per phase, average & percent)
  • Customer data link (Modbus RTU)
  • Frequency (Hz)
  • Volts (L-L & L-N)
  • DC volts
  • Lamp test
Cooling System
  • Certified standard PGS provided
  • ATAAC - 3516E Package Radiators shipped installed
Exhaust System
  • Flanged faced outlet(s)
  • Dry exhaust manifold
Fuel System
  • Fuel cooler; not included with packages without radiator
  • Flexible fuel lines - shipped loose
  • Secondary fuel filters
  • Fuel priming pump
General
  • Flywheel and flywheel housing - SAE No. 00
  • SAE standard rotation
  • Caterpillar yellow with high gloss black rails and radiator
  • Right hand servicing
Generator and Attachments
  • Low voltage:
  • Busbar connections, right side extension box, bottom cable entry
  • Class H insulation, Class F temperature rise at 40C ambient (105C prime/130C standby)
  • NEMA standard hole pattern
  • Internal Excitation
  • Random wound
  • Anti condensation Space heater
  • Winding temperature detectors
  • Form wound
  • 6 Leads
  • High voltage:
  • Medium voltage:
  • 3 Phase brushless, salient pole
  • Permanent magnet
  • NEMA Class H insulation, Class H temperature rise at 40C ambient (125C prime/150C standby)
  • Busbar connections, top center mounted, top cable entry
Governing System
  • ADEM A3
Literature
  • English
Lubrication System
  • Oil drain lines and valve
  • Fumes disposal
  • Oil filter, filler and dipstick
  • Lubricating oil
  • Gear type lube oil pump
  • Integral lube oil cool
Mounting System
  • Rails - engine / generator / radiator mounting
  • Rubber anti-vibration mounts (shipped loose)
  • Anti-vibration mounts (shipped loose)
Starting System
  • Battery and battery rack w/cables
  • 24 Volt electric starting motor
  • 45 Amp charging alternator
  • Battery disconnect switch
Control System
  • EMCP4.3, EMCP 4.4
  • Local annunciator module: [ ] NFPA 110 [ ] Custom
Engine Options
  • Starting Aids: 220V 50 Hz Jacket Water Heater
  • Batteries: [ ] Standard (1400 CCA) [ ] Heavy Duty (2800 CCA)
  • Starting Motors: [ ] Standard [ ] Heavy Duty
  • Air Cleaner: [ ] Single element air cleaners [ ] Dual element air cleaners [ ] Heavy duty air cleaners
  • Muffler: Industrial Grade
  • Battery Charger: [ ] 10A [ ] 20A [ ] 35A
Air Inlet System
  • Single element filter
  • Dual element air cleaner
Cooling System
  • Coolant
  • Standard ambient ATAAC radiators
  • Water level switch gauges
  • Standard ambient radiators
  • Optional installed ATAAC radiators
  • Optional installed radiators
Crankcase System
  • Ventilation system
  • No explosion relief valves
  • Explosion relief valves
Alternators
  • Temperature Rise (over 40°C ambient): [ ] 150°C [ ] 125°C [ ] 105°C [ ] 80°C
Power Termination
  • Circuit Breaker rating: [ ] 2000A [ ] 2500A [ ] 3200A [ ] 4000A
  • Power Termination: Busbar, Circuit Breaker
  • Circuit breaker trip unit: [ ] LSI [ ] LSIG [ ] LSIG-P
Exhaust System
  • Y-Adapters
  • Tier 4 clean emissions module
  • Clean emission parts
  • Exhaust offset
  • Elbows
  • Tier 4 clean emission MOD Kits
  • Flexible fittings
  • Tier 4 dosing cabinet
  • Mufflers
  • Flanges
  • Flange and exhaust expanders
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
  • US aid emblem
  • Special paint (Colors other than Caterpillar yellow or high performance paints)
Generators and Attachments
  • Generator conversion
  • 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
  • Differntial current transformers (DCT) 8.7 kV and 15 kV classes
  • Thermostate for 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
Instrumentation
  • Pyrometer and Thermocouples
Lubrication System
  • Prelube pumps
  • Lube oil in standard sump
  • Oil level regulator
Mounting System
  • IBC vibration isolators
  • Puck style low efficiency isolators
  • Spring type vibration isolators
Power Connections
  • Left side power connections
  • Rear power connections
  • Ground cables between generator and terminal box
  • 2700 Frame, four lead, four terminal
  • Neutral ground connections
  • Low voltage circuit breakers
  • Center post busbar
  • Right side power connections
Special Tests / Reports
  • Torsional vibration analysis reports
  • PGS test report @ 0.8 power factor
  • Standard engine test charge
  • Generator set fuel consumption test
  • OSHPD certification
  • PGS test report @ 1.0 power factor
  • generator test report
  • Fuel consumption test
  • IBC certification
  • Canadian Standards Association certification
Starting and Charging
  • Jacket water heaters
  • Electric starting motors
  • Starter cover
  • Air pressure regulator
  • Engine barring device
  • Air starting motors
  • 24 Volt battery set - Dry
  • 10, 20, 35 and 50 amp battery chargers
Extended Service Coverage
  • Platinum, Gold and Silver coverage