3516C (50 Hz)

3516C Generator Set

3516C (50 HZ) 2250-3125 kVA Diesel Generator models offer flexible packaging options to work with your spatial requirements and environmental conditions.

3516C 50Hz Tier 2 Modular Controls Front Left

DESCRIPTION

Producing reliable power from 2250 to 3125 kVA at 50 Hz, our 3516C diesel generator sets are made to meet your mission critical, continuous, standby and prime applications. We've designed each to ISO 8528-5 transient response requirements and to accept 100% rated load in one step. The 3516C generator sets are U.S. EPA Certified for Stationary Emergency Use Only (Tier 2 Nonroad Equivalent Emission Standards).Caterpillar is leading the power generation marketplace with Power Solutions engineered to deliver unmatched flexibility, expandability, reliability, and cost-effectiveness.Electric Power

Cat Generator Set Package

  • Cat generator set packages have been fully prototype tested
  • Accepts 100% block load in one step and meets NFPA 110 loading requirements
  • Conform to ISO 8528-5 steady state and transient response requirements

Cat Diesel Engine

  • 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

SR5 Alternator

  • Superior motor starting capability minimizes need for oversizing alternator
  • Designed to match performance and output characteristics of Cat diesel engines
  • Robust Class H insulation

Cat Control Panel

  • User-friendly interface and navigation
  • Scalable system to meet a wide range of installation requirement
  • Expansion modules and site-specific programming for specific customer requirements

Cooling System

  • Designed to operate in standard ambient temperatures up to 50�C (122�F)
  • Contact your Cat Dealer for specific ambient and altitude capabilities

Certifications

  • EU Declaration of Conformity
  • EU Declaration of Incorporation
  • Eurasian Conformity (EAC)

One Safe Source

  • Components used in the generator set are selected based on seamless design integration to provide the optimum performance
  • The generator set is fully assembled at a Caterpillar facility following our quality guidelines
  • Each generator set package is tested before leaving the Caterpillar facility
  • Cat product support, including dealer service, parts and warranty covers the entire Cat power system

World Wide Product Support

  • Cat dealers have over 1,800 dealer branch stores operating in 200 countries
  • Your local Cat dealer provides extensive post-sale support, including maintenance and repair agreements

  • Standard Equipment
  • Optional Equipment
  • Specs
  • Docs

Standard Equipment

  • Air Inlet System
    • Air cleaner; single element canister type
  • Cooling
    • Package mounted radiator
  • Exhaust
    • Exhaust flange outlet
  • Fuel
    • Primary fuel filter with integral water separator
    • Fuel priming pump
  • Generator
    • IP23 Protection
    • Matched to the performance and output characteristics of Cat engines
  • Power Termination
    • Busbar
  • Control Panel
    • Cat Genset controller
  • Control System
    • 24 Volt DC operation
    • EMCP 4.2B
    • Environmental sealed front face
    • RFI suppression
    • Caterpillar's voltage regulator
    • Emergency stop pushbutton
    • 3 Phase voltage sensing
    • Generator set packages include:
    • Text alarm/event descriptions
    • Generator mounted - rear facing
    • KVAR / PF modes
    • IVR includes reactive droop capability
    • Min / max exciter
    • Limiter and exciter diode monitor
    • Speed adjust
    • Controls:
    • Engine cycle crank
    • Auto/start/stop control
    • Alarm acknowledge
    • Engine cool
    • PLC functionality
    • Load histogram feature
    • Lamp test
    • Customizable screens
    • Digital indication for:
    • 3 Phase
    • RPM
    • 0 True RMS AC metering
    • +/- 2% accuracy
    • DC volts
    • Operating hours
    • Coolant temperature
    • Amps (per phase & average)
    • Volts (L-L & L-N)
    • Oil pressure (psi, kPa or bar)
    • Power factor (per phase & average)
    • Frequency (Hz)
    • kVAr (per phase, average & percent)
    • kVA (per phase, average & percent)
    • kW (per phase, average & percent)
    • 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 -
    • kVAr-hr (total)
    • Low oil pressure
    • kW-hr (total)
    • Cat connect
    • Failure to start (overcrank)
    • Overcurrent (50/51)
    • Communications:
    • Low coolant temperature
    • Reverse reactive power (kVAr) (32RV)
    • Low coolant level
    • 6 Customer programmable digital inputs
    • 1 Programmable relay outputs (Form C)
    • High coolant temperature
    • 4 Programmable relay outputs (Form A)
    • Programmable protective relaying functions:
    • Number of I/O varies on options selected
    • 1 Programmable digital outputs
    • Serial annunciator module data link
    • Accessory module data link
    • Over/under frequency (81 o/u)
    • Over/under voltage (27/59)
    • Overspeed
    • 3 Analog inputs
    • Generator phase sequence
    • Reverse power (kW) (32)
  • Governing System
    • ADEM A3
  • Cooling System
    • Certified standard PGS provided
  • Exhaust System
    • Dry exhaust manifold
    • Flanged faced outlet(s)
  • Fuel System
    • Flexible fuel lines - shipped loose
    • Fuel cooler; not included with packages without radiator
    • Secondary fuel filters
  • General
    • Right hand servicing
    • Paint - Caterpillar yellow except rails and radiators gloss black
    • Flywheel and flywheel housing - SAE No. 00
    • Caterpillar yellow with high gloss black rails and radiator
    • SAE standard rotation
  • Generator and Attachments
    • Permanent magnet excitation (PMG)
    • Low voltage: Random wound - Internal excitation (IE) - Winding temperature detectors - NEMA Class H insulation system, Class H temperature rise at 40C ambient (125C prime/150C standby) - Busbar connections, top center mounted, top cable entry - NEMA standard hole pattern
    • Winding temperature detectors
    • Permanent magnet excitation (PMG)
    • Busbar connections, right side extension box, bottom cable entry
    • 6 Lead
    • Form wound
    • NEMA standard hole pattern
    • Medium voltage:
    • Class H insulation, Class F temperature rise at 40C ambient (105C prime / 130C standby)
    • NEMA Class H insulation system, Class H temperature rise at 40C ambient (125C prime/150C standby)
    • High voltage:
    • Anti-condensation space heater
    • 3 Phase brushless, Salient pole
  • Literature
    • Parts book
  • Lubrication System
    • Integral lube oil cool
    • Gear type lube oil pump
    • Fumes disposal
    • Oil drain lines and valve
    • Oil filter, filler and dipstick
    • Lubricating oil
  • Mounting System
    • Anti-vibration mounts (shipped loose)
    • Rubber anti-vibration mounts - shipped loose
    • Rails - Engine/generator/radiator mounting
  • Starting System
    • Battery disconnect switch
    • 45 Amp Charging alternator
    • 24 Volt electric starting motor
    • Battery and battery rack w/cables

Optional Equipment

  • Control System
    • EMCP 4.4
  • Air Inlet System
    • Dual element air cleaner
    • Single element filter
  • Exhaust
    • Exhaust mufflers
  • Generator
    • Anti-condensation heater
    • Oversize and premium generators
    • Excitation: [ ] Permanent magnet excitation (PMG) Excited (PM) [ ] Internally Excited (IE)
  • Cooling System
    • Standard ambient radiators
    • Coolant
    • Optional installed ATAAC radiators
    • Optional installed radiators
    • Water level switch gauges
    • Standard ambient ATAAC radiators
  • Power Termination
    • Circuit breakers, UL listed
    • Circuit breakers, IEC compliant
  • Crankcase System
    • No explosion relief valves
    • Explosion relief valves
    • Ventilation system
  • Control Panels
    • Load share module
    • Digital I/O module
    • Generator temperature monitoring & protection
    • Remote monitoring software
  • Mounting
    • IBC isolators
  • Exhaust System
    • Y Adapters
    • Mufflers
    • Exhaust offset
    • Flexible fittings
    • Tier 4 clean emission MOD Kits
    • Flange and exhaust expanders
    • Elbows
    • Tier 4 clean emissions module
    • Clean emission parts
    • Tier 4 dosing cabinet
    • Flanges
  • Starting/Charging
    • Oversize batteries
    • Air starting motor with control and silencer
    • Battery chargers
    • Heavy duty starting system
    • Charging alternator
    • Jacket water heater
  • Fuel System
    • Fuel priming pumps (Tier 4) - Manual or electric
    • Primary fuel filter
  • General
    • The following options are based on regional and product configuration:
    • UL 2200 package
    • Enclosures: Sound attenuated, weather protective
    • EEC Declaration of Conformity
    • US aid emblem
    • CSA Certification
    • Integral & sub-base fuel tanks
    • EU Certificate of Conformance (CE)
    • Integral & sub-base UL listed dual wall fuel tanks
    • Seismic Certification per applicable building codes: IBC 2000, IBC 2003, IBC 2006, IBC 2009, CBC 2007
    • Special paint (Colors other than Caterpillar yellow or high performance paints)
    • Automatic transfer switches (ATS)
  • Generators and Attachments
    • Generator conversion
    • Space heater
    • Thermostat for space heater
    • Differential current transformers (DCT) 8.7 kV and 15 kV classes
    • Low / Medium voltage: 380/400/415 volts, 3 phase 1500 rpm. RW, IE, No. of Leads = 6, Pitch = .6667: 1600 Frame
    • Alternator air cleaner
    • Low / Medium voltage: 380/400/415 volts, 3 phase 1500 rpm. RW, PM, No. of Leads = 6, Pitch = .6667: 1600 and 1800 Frames
  • Instrumentation
    • Pyrometer and thermocouples
  • Lubrication System
    • Lube oil in standard sump
    • Oil level regulator
    • Prelube pumps
  • Mounting System
    • Puck style low efficiency isolators
    • IBC vibration isolators
    • Spring type vibration isolators
  • Power Connections
    • Neutral ground connections
    • Left side power connections
    • Low voltage Circuit breakers
    • Ground cables between generator and terminal box
    • 2700 Frame, four lead, four terminal
    • Rear power connections
    • Center post busbars
    • Right side power connections
  • Special Tests / Reports
    • Fuel consumption test
    • Generator set fuel consumption test
    • Generator test report
    • Canadian Standards Association certification
    • Torsional vibration analysis reports
    • PGS Test report @ 1.0 power factor
    • IBC Certification
    • Standard engine test charge
    • PGS Test report @ 0.8 power factor
    • OSHPD Certification
  • Starting and Charging
    • Air pressure regulator
    • Air starting motors
    • Jacket water heaters
    • 10, 20, 35 and 50 Amp Battery chargers
    • Starter cover
    • Engine barring device
    • Electric starting motors
    • 24 Volt battery set - Dry
  • Extended Service Coverage
    • Platinum, Gold and Silver coverage

Specs

Overview

Long Name:
3516C Generator Set
Name:
3516C (50 Hz)
Brand:
Cat
Status:
Current

Generator Set Specifications

Maximum Rating
3125 kVA
Minimum Rating
2250 kVA
Emissions/Fuel Strategy
U.S. EPA Cert., Tier 2 - 1808 rpm
Voltage
380 to 11000 Volts
Frequency
50 Hz
Speed
1808 rpm
Duty Cycle
Standby, Mission Critical

Engine Specifications

Engine Model
3516C, ATAAC, V-16, 4-Stroke Water-Cooled Diesel
Bore
6.69 in / 170 mm
Stroke
8.46 in / 215 mm
Displacement
4765 in³ / 78.1 l
Compression Ratio
14.7:1
Aspiration
ATAAC
Fuel System
Electronic unit injection
Governor Type
Adem™A3

Generator Set Dimensions

Length - Minimum
332.3 in / 8440 mm
Length - Maximum
336.2 in / 8540 mm
Width - Maximum
100.5 in / 2552 mm
Height - Maximum
136.9 in / 3476 mm
Dry Weight - Genset (minimum)
46077 lb / 20900 kg
Dry Weight - Genset (maximum)
47620 lb / 21600 kg

SEE HOW 3516C (50 Hz) COMPARES AGAINST FREQUENTLY COMPARED PRODUCTS.

Diesel Generator Sets
3516C (50 Hz)
3516C 50Hz Tier 2 Modular Controls Front Left
Brand
Cat
Status
Current
Maximum Rating
3125 kVA
Minimum Rating
2250 kVA
Emissions/Fuel Strategy
U.S. EPA Cert., Tier 2 - 1808 rpm
Voltage
380 to 11000 Volts
Frequency
50 Hz
Speed
1808 rpm
Duty Cycle
Standby, Mission Critical
Engine Model
3516C, ATAAC, V-16, 4-Stroke Water-Cooled Diesel
Bore
6.69 in / 170 mm
Stroke
8.46 in / 215 mm
Displacement
4765 in³ / 78.1 l
Compression Ratio
14.7:1
Aspiration
ATAAC
Fuel System
Electronic unit injection
Governor Type
Adem™A3
Length - Maximum
336.2 in / 8540 mm
Width - Maximum
100.5 in / 2552 mm
Height - Maximum
136.9 in / 3476 mm
Dry Weight - Genset (maximum)
47620 lb / 21600 kg
Diesel Generator Sets
3516C (50 Hz)
3516C Package Genset, Rear Right
Brand
Cat
Status
Current
Maximum Rating
2750 kVA
Minimum Rating
2500 kVA
Emissions/Fuel Strategy
Low Fuel, Low Emissions
Voltage
380 to 11000 volts
Frequency
50 Hz
Speed
1500 rpm
Duty Cycle
Standby, Mission Critical, Prime
Engine Model
3516C, ATAAC, V-16,4-Stroke Water-Cooled Diesel
Bore
6.69 in / 170 mm
Stroke
8.46 in / 215 mm
Displacement
4764.73 in / 78 l
Compression Ratio
14.7:1
Aspiration
TA
Fuel System
Electronic unit injection
Governor Type
Adem™3
Length - Maximum
297.4 in / 7554 mm
Width - Maximum
108.9 in / 2767 mm
Height - Maximum
118.3 in / 3004 mm
Dry Weight - Genset (maximum)
39090 lb / 17731 kg
Diesel Generator Sets
3516C (50 Hz) with Upgradeable Package
3516C Package Genset
Brand
Cat
Status
Current
Maximum Rating
2750 kVA
Minimum Rating
2500 kVA
Emissions/Fuel Strategy
Low Fuel Consumption
Voltage
380 to 11000 volts
Frequency
50 Hz
Speed
1500 rpm
Duty Cycle
Standby, Mission Critical, Prime
Engine Model
3516C, ATAAC, V-16,4-Stroke Water-Cooled Diesel
Bore
6.69 in / 170 mm
Stroke
8.46 in / 215 mm
Displacement
4765 in / 78 l
Compression Ratio
14:01
Aspiration
TA
Fuel System
Electronic unit injection
Governor Type
Adem™3
Length - Maximum
228.3 in / 5800 mm
Width - Maximum
75.9 in / 1929 mm
Height - Maximum
80.7 in / 2050 mm
Dry Weight - Genset (maximum)
32404 lb / 14698 kg