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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Maximum Power 2100 HP
Maximum Torque 7563 lb-ft @ 1300 rpm
Rated Speed 1750 rpm
Minimum Power 2100 HP
Emissions U.S. EPA Tier 2 Nonroad Equivalent Emission Standards (Not Currently EPA Certified)
Engine Configuration V-16, 4-Stroke-Cycle Diesel
Bore 6.7 in
Stroke 8.5 in
Displacement 4760 in³
Compression Ratio 14.7:1
Aspiration Turbocharged Aftercooled
Rotation from Flywheel End Counterclockwise
Aftertreatment -
Length 129.1 in
Width 60.2 in
Height 81.2 in
Weight - Net Dry - Basic Operating Engine Without Optional Attachments 17284 lb
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
  • 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
  • Paint: Caterpillar yellow
  • Vibration damper
  • Lifting eyes