New | 3516C Tier 4 Final

The 3516C HD 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 engines are certified to the US EPA Tier 4 Final emissions levels. 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.

Generator Set Specifications
Minimum Rating1825 ekW
Maximum Rating2500 ekW
Voltage480 to 13800 volts
Frequency60 Hz
Speed1800 RPM
Generator Set Configurations
Emissions/Fuel StrategyU.S. EPA Certified for Non-Emergency Stationary Genset
Engine Specifications
Engine Model3516C HD, ATAAC, V-16,4-Stroke Water-Cooled Diesel
Compression Ratio14.7:1
AspirationTA
Governor TypeADEM™A4
Fuel SystemElectronic unit injection
Bore6.69 in
Displacement - HD4764.73 in³
Stroke - HD8.46 in

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
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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