New | 3516A Diesel Generator Set

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Generator Set Specifications
Minimum Rating1600 kVA
Maximum Rating2000 kVA
Voltage220 to 13800
Frequency50 Hz
Speed1500 RPM
Generator Set Configurations
Emissions/Fuel StrategyLow Fuel Consumption
Engine Specifications
Engine Model3516 TA, V-16, 4-Stroke Water-Cooled Diesel
Compression Ratio13.0:1
Governor TypeWoodward
Fuel SystemMechanical unit injection
Bore6.69 in
Displacement4210.64 in³
Stroke7.48 in

  • reliable, Rugged, Durable Design
  • field-proven In Thousands Of Applications Worldwide
  • four-stroke-cycle Diesel Engine Combines Consistent Performance And Excellent Fuel Economy With Minimum Weight
  • matched To The Performance And Output Characteristics Of Cat Engines
  • industry Leading Mechanical And Electrical Design
  • industry Leading Motor Starting Capabilities
  • high Efficiency
  • The Emcp Controller Features The Reliability And Durability You Have Come To Expect From Your Cat Equipment. Emcp4 Is A Scalable Control Platform Designed To Ensure Reliable Generator Set Operation, Providing Extensive Information About Power Output And Engine Operation. Emcp4 Systems Can Be Further Customized To Meet Your Needs Through Programming And Expansion Modules.

    The Generator Set Accepts 100% Rated Load In One Step Per Nfpa 110 And Meets Iso 8528-5 Transient Response.

  • ul 2200 Listed Packages
  • Csa Certified
  • certain Restrictions May Apply.
  • Consult With Your Cat® Dealer.
  • Fully Prototype Tested With Certified Torsional Vibration Analysis Available

    Cat Dealers Provide Extensive Post Sale Support Including Maintenance And Repair Agreements. Cat Dealers Have Over 1,800 Dealer Branch Stores Operating In 200 Countries. The Cat® Sossm Program Cost Effectively Detects Internal Engine Component Condition, Even The Presence Of Unwanted Fluids And Combustion By-products.

    Standard Equipment

    Air Inlet System
    • Air Cleaner; single element canister type
    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
    • 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
    • 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
    • US aid emblem
    • Special paint (Colors other than Caterpillar yellow or high performance paints)
    Generators and Attachments
    • Low / Medium voltage: 380/400/415 volts, 3 phase 1500 rpm. RW, IE, No. of Leads = 6, Pitch = .6667: 1600 Frame
    • Low / Medium voltage: 380/400/415 volts, 3 phase 1500 rpm. RW, PM, No. of Leads = 6, Pitch = .6667: 1600 and 1800 Frames
    • Space heater
    • Generator conversion
    • Thermostate for space heater
    • Alternator air cleaner
    • Differential current transformers (DCT)
    • Differntial current transformers (DCT) 8.7 kV and 15 kV classes
    • 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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