New | 3516C Generator Set

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Generator Set Specifications
Minimum Rating1650 ekW
Maximum Rating2500 ekW
Voltage220 to 13800 volts
Frequency60 Hz
Speed1800 RPM
Generator Set Configurations
Emissions/Fuel StrategyU.S. EPA Certified for Stationary Emergency Use Only (Tier 2 Nonroad Equivalent Emission Standards), Low Fuel Consumption
Engine Specifications
Engine Model3516C, ATAAC, V-16,4-Stroke Water-Cooled Diesel
Compression Ratio14.7:1
AspirationTA
Governor TypeAdem™3
Fuel SystemElectronic unit injection
Bore6.69 in
Stroke - HD8.46 in
Stroke - Standard7.48 in

  • ul 2200 Listed Packages
  • Csa Certified
  • certain Restrictions May Apply.
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  • Standard Equipment

    Air Inlet System
    • Air Cleaner; single element canister type
    Fuel
    • Secondary fuel filter
    Control Panels
    • EMCP4
    • Emergency stop pushbutton
    • 24-volt DC operation
    • Environmental sealed front face
    • Text alarm/event descriptions
    • Generator mounted - rear facing
    • 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
    • Controls: Speed adjust - Auto/start/stop control - Engine cool-down timer - Engine cycle crank - Alarm acknowledge - Lamp test - Load histogram feature - PLC functionality - Customizable screens -0 True RMS AC metering, 3-phase, +/-2% accuracy
    • Digital indication for: RPM - DC volts - Operating hours - Oil pressure (psi, kPa or bar) - Coolant temperature - Volts (L-L & L-N) - Frequency (Hz) - Amps (per phase & average) - Power Factor (per phase & average) - kW (per phase, average & percent) - k
    • Warning/shutdown with common LED indication of shutdowns for: Low oil pressure - High coolant temperature - Overspeed - Emergency stop - Failure to start (overcrank) - Low coolant temperature - Low coolant level -
    • Programmable protective relaying functions: Generator phase sequence - Over/Under voltage (27/59) - Over/Under Frequency (81 o/u) - Reverse Power (kW) (32) - Reverse Reactive Power (kVAr) (32RV) - Overcurrent (50/51)
    • Communications: Customer data link (Modbus RTU) - Accessory module data link - Serial annunciator module data link - Cat Connect - 3 Analog inputs - 6 Customer programmable digital inputs
    • Number of I/O varies on options selected: 4 programmable relay outputs (Form A) - 1 programmable relay outputs (Form C) - 1 programmable digital outputs
    Cooling System
    • Certified standard PGS provided
    • ATAAC - 3516E Package Radiators shipped installed
    Exhaust System
    • Dry exhaust manifold
    • Flanged faced outlet(s)
    Fuel System
    • Secondary fuel filters
    • Fuel cooler; not included with packages without radiator
    • Flexible fuel lines - shipped loose
    • Fuel priming pump
    General
    • Caterpillar yellow with high gloss black rails and radiator
    • Right hand servicing
    • Flywheel and flywheel housing - SAE No. 00
    • SAE Standard rotation
    Generator and Attachments
    • 3 Phase brushless, salient pole
    • 6 lead
    • Low Voltage: Random wound - Internal Excitation - Winding temperature detectors - NEMA Class H insulation, Class H temperature rise at 40C ambient (125C prime/150C standby) - Busbar connections, top center mounted, top cable entry - NEMA standard hole pa
    • Medium Voltage: Form wound - Permanent magnet - Winding temperature detectors - NEMA Class H insulation, Class H temperature rise at 40C ambient (125C prime/150C standby) - Bus bar connections, right side extension box, bottom cable entry - NEMA standard
    • High Voltage: Form wound - Permanent magnet - Winding temperature detectors - Anti Condensation Space Heater - Class H insulation, Class F temperature rise at 40C ambient (105C prime/130C standby)
    Governing System
    • ADEM A3
    Literature
    • English
    Lubrication System
    • Lubricating oil
    • Gear type lube oil pump
    • Integral lube oil cool
    • Oil filter, filler and dipstick
    • Oil drain lines and valve
    • Fumes disposal
    Mounting System
    • Rails - engine/generator/radiator mounting
    • Anti-vibration mounts (shipped loose)
    • Rubber anti-vibration mounts (shipped loose)
    Starting System
    • 24 Volt electric starting motor
    • 45 Amp charging alternator
    • Battery and battery rack w/cables
    • Battery disconnect switch

    Optional Equipment

    Control System
    • EMCP4.2B, EMCP4.3 and EMCB4.4
    Air Inlet System
    • Single element filter
    • Dual element air cleaner
    Cooling System
    • Standard ambient radiators
    • Standard ambient ATAAC radiators
    • Optional installed radiators
    • Optional installed ATAAC radiators
    • Water level switch gauges
    • Coolant
    Crankcase System
    • No explosion relief valves
    • Explosion relief valves
    • Ventilation system
    Exhaust System
    • Elbows
    • Flange and exhaust expanders
    • Flanges
    • Flexible fittings
    • Y-Adapters
    • Mufflers
    • Exhaust offset
    • Tier 4 clean emissions module
    • Tier 4 dosing cabinet
    • Tier 4 clean emission MOD Kits
    • Clean emission parts
    Fuel System
    • Primary Fuel Filter
    • Fuel Priming Pumps (Tier 4) - Manual or Electric
    General
    • US aid emblem
    • Special paint (Colors other than Caterpillar yellow or high performance paints)
    Generators and Attachments
    • Low / Medium voltage: 380, 440, 480, 600 volts, 3 phase 1800 rpm. RW, IE, No. of Leads = 6, Pitch = .6667: 1600 Frame
    • Low / Medium voltage: 380, 416, 440, 480, 600, 2400, 4160 Volts, 3 Phase 1800 RPM, FW, PM, No. of Leads = 6, Pitch = .6667: 1600, 1800 Frame
    • High voltage: 6300, 6600, 6900 volts, 3 phase 1800 rpm, FW, PM, No. of Leads = 6, Pitch = .6667: 2700, 3000 Frame
    • High voltage: 12470, 13200, 13800 volts, 3 phase 1800 rpm,FW, PM, No. of Leads = 6, Pitch = .6667: 2700, 3000 Frame
    • Space heater kits
    • Generator conversion
    • Thermostate for space heater
    • Alternator air cleaner
    • Differential current transformers (DCT)
    • Differntial current transformers (DCT) 8.7 kV and 15 kV classes
    Instrumentation
    • Pyrometer and Thermocouples
    Lubrication System
    • Lube oil in standard sump
    • Oil level regulator
    • Prelube pumps
    Mounting System
    • Puck style low efficiency isolators
    • Spring type vibration isolators
    • IBC vibration isolators
    Power Connections
    • Ground cables between generator and terminal box
    • Neutral ground connections
    • Center post busbar
    • Right side power connections
    • Left side power connections
    • Rear power connections
    • 2700 Frame, four lead, four terminal
    • Low voltage circuit breakers
    Special Tests / Reports
    • Canadian Standards Association certification
    • IBC certification
    • OSHPD certification
    • PGS test report @ 1.0 power factor
    • PGS test report @ 0.8 power factor
    • Standard engine test charge
    • generator test report
    • Fuel consumption test
    • Generator set fuel consumption test
    • Torsional vibration analysis reports
    Starting and Charging
    • Engine barring device
    • 24 Volt battery set - Dry
    • 10, 20, 35 and 50 amp battery chargers
    • Electric starting motors
    • Air starting motors
    • Starter cover
    • Air pressure regulator
    • Jacket water heaters
    Extended Service Coverage
    • Platinum, Gold and Silver coverage

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