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G3516B Generator Set

Generator Sets Specification
Maximum Continuous Rating1300 ekW
Generator Set Specifications
Fuel TypeNatural Gas
Generator Sets Specifications
Maximum Electrical Efficiency35.60%
Maximum Standby Rating1300 kW
Frequency60 Hz
Engine Specifications
Engine ModelG3516B
Displacement4210 in³
Bore6.7 in
Stroke7.5 in
Generator Set Dimensions
Length165 in
Width85 in
Height95 in
Dry Weight - Genset27823 lb

Meets Most Worldwide Emissions Requirements Down To 0.5 G/Bhp-Hr Nox Level Without Aftertreatment

Wide Range Of Bolt-On System Expansion Attachments, Factory Designed And Tested Flexible Packaging Options For Easy And Cost Effective Installation

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 Caterpillar S•o•s℠ Program Cost Effectively Detects Internal Engine Component Condition, Even The Presence Of Unwanted Fluids And Combustion By-Products

Designed To Match Performance And Output Characteristics Of Caterpillar Gas Engines. Industry Leading Mechanical And Electrical Design. High Efficiency

The Emcp Controller Features The Reliability And Durability You Have Come To Expect From Your Cat Equipment. Emcp4.3 Is A Scalable Control Platform Designed To Ensure Reliable Generator Set Operation, Providing Extensive Information About Power Output And Engine Operation. Emcp4.3 Systems Can Be Further Customized To Meet Your Needs Through Programming And Expansion Modules.

Field Proven In A Wide Range Of Apllications Worldwide, Fully Protype Tested, And Certified Torsional Vibration Analysis Available

Robust High Speed Block Design Provides Prolonged Life And Lower Owning Operationg Costs. Designed For Maximum Performance On Low Pressure Pipeline Natural Gas. Simple Open Chamber Combustion System For Reliability And Fuel Flexibility. Leading Edge Technology In Ignition System And Air/Fuel Ratio Control For Lower Emission And Engine Efficiency. One Electronic Control Module Handles All Engine Functions: Ignition, Governing, Air/Fuel Ratio Control And Engine Protection

Simple User Friendly Interface And Navigation. Digital Monitoring, Metering And Protection Setting. Fully-Featured Power Metering And Protective Relaying. Remote Control And Monitor Capability Options

Standard Equipment

Air Inlet
  • Single element canister type air cleaner with service indicator
Control Panel
  • EMCP 4.3
  • Engine driven water pumps for jacket water and aftercooler
  • Jacket water and SCAC thermostats
  • CAT flange connections
Circuit Breaker
  • Left, Right, or Rear-Mounted
  • 1600A-2000A, 3-Pole UL Rated Circuit Breakers
  • Dry exhaust manifolds, insulated and shielded
  • CAT flanged faced outlets
  • Provides exhaust port temperatures and stack temperature to customer supplied screen via CCM
Fuel System
  • Throttle plate, hydraulically actuated and controlled by GECM
  • Fuel system is sized for 31.5 to 47.2 MJ/NM3 dry pipeline natural gas with pressure of 10.2 to 34.5KPa to the engine fuel control valve
  • 24V DC engerized-to-run gas shutoff valve
Ignition System
  • Electronic Ignition System (controlled by GECM)
  • Individual Cylinder Detonation Sensitive Timing (DST)
  • SR5
  • 3-phase brushless, salient pole
  • Caterpillar's digital voltage regulator (CDVR) with droop capability, 3-phase sensing, KVAR/PF modes
  • Anti-condensation space heater
  • IEC Platinum stator RTDs
  • Winding temperature detectors
  • Permanent magnet excitation
  • Paint- Caterpillar Yellow except rails are gloss black
  • Crankshaft Vibration Damper and Guard
  • Operation and maintenance manuals
  • RH Service
  • Parts book
Govrerning System
  • HV Load share module

Optional Equipment

Air Inlet
  • Air inlet adapters- rectangular or round
Circuit Breaker
  • 3 Pole UL 489 Listed
  • 3 Pole IEC 947-2 Rated
  • 1200A, 1600A, 2000A, 2500A, 3200A circuit breaker with shunt trip and auxiliary contacts
Control Panel
  • Local alarm module
  • Remote annuciator
  • Customer Interface Module
  • Synchronizing module
  • PL1000E/PL1000T communications module
  • Engine failure relay
  • EMCP Panel removal
  • Flexible connection for jacket water inlet and outlet
  • Flange
  • Exhaust Expander
  • 203mm/305mm Elbow
  • Flexible Fitting (203mm)
  • 15 dBA, 356mm (14 in) muffler attenuation
Fuel System
  • Fuel filter/ Gas filter
  • 206-412 kPa (30-60psi) gas knockdown regulator
  • 3-phase, 380/480/600/4160V @ 1800rpm generator (60 Hz)
  • Low voltage extension box
  • 2400V delta conversion
  • Cable access box
  • Generator air filter
  • Bearing temperature detectors
  • European bus bar
  • Medium and high voltage generators and attachment
  • Manual voltage control
  • US AID Emblem
  • Special paint order
  • Tool set
  • Digital diagnostic tool
  • Charging alternator
  • 10A/20A Battery charger
  • Jacket water coolant heater
  • Electric starting motor LH
  • 24V Battery Set











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