New | 3516 Diesel Generator Set

The 3516 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 packages can be optimized for performance that matters to you with either low emissions or low fuel consumption versions available. 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 Rating1600 kVA
Maximum Rating2000 kVA
Emissions/Fuel StrategyLow Fuel Consumption
Voltage380 to 415 Volts
Frequency50 Hz
Speed1500 rpm
Duty CycleStandby, Mission Critical, Prime, Continuous
Engine Specifications
Engine Model3516 TA, V-16, 4-Stroke Water-Cooled Diesel
Bore6.69 in
Stroke7.48 in
Displacement4210.64 in³
Compression Ratio13.0:1
AspirationTA
Fuel SystemMechanical unit injection
Governor TypeWoodward
Generator Set Dimensions
Length - Maximum234.4 in
Width - Maximum90 in
Height - Maximum94.9 in
Dry Weight - Genset (maximum)33840 lb

  • 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

  • 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

  • superior Motor Starting Capability Minimizes Need For Oversizing Alternator
  • designed To Match Performance And Output Characteristics Of Cat Diesel Engines
  • robust Class H Insulation

  • 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

  • designed To Operate In Standard Ambient Temperatures Up To 50°c (122°f)
  • contact Your Cat Dealer For Specific Ambient And Altitude Capabilities

  • eu Declaration Of Conformity
  • eu Declaration Of Incorporation
  • eurasian Conformity (eac)
  • telecommunication Lab Of China

  • components Used In The Generator Set Are Selected At The Design Stage To Provide Optimum Package 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

  • 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

Air Inlet System
  • Air Cleaner; single element canister type
Governing System
  • ADEM A3
Control System
  • Auto / start / stop control
  • EMCP 4.2B
  • Environmental sealed front face
  • Generator mounted - rear facing
  • Speed adjust
  • 24 Volt DC operation
  • Generator set packages include Caterpillar's Voltage Regulator
  • Text alarm/event descriptions
  • Emergency stop pushbutton
  • Engine cool-down timer
  • Engine cycle crank
  • IVR includes reactive droop capability, 3-phase voltage sensing, KVAR / PF modes, RFI suppression, min / max exciter. Limiter and exciter diode monitor
  • Controls:
  • Alarm acknowledge
  • Lamp test
  • PLC functionality
  • Load histogram feature
  • 3 Analog inputs
  • Operating hours
  • Serial annunciator module data link
  • Digital indication for:
  • 4 programmable relay outputs (Form A)
  • ATAAC - 3516E Package Radiators shipped installed
  • Communications:
  • Customer data link (Modbus RTU)
  • Reverse Reactive Power (kVAr) (32RV)
  • Accessory module data link
  • Number of I/O varies on options selected:
  • RPM
  • Overcurrent (50/51)
  • Customizable screens -0 True RMS AC metering, 3-phase, +/-2% accuracy
  • 1 programmable relay outputs (Form C)
  • 1 programmable digital outputs
  • Cat Connect
  • 6 Customer programmable digital inputs
  • Certified standard PGS provided
  • Volts (L-L & L-N)
  • Coolant temperature
  • 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) - kVA (per phase, average & percent) - kVAr (per phase, average & percent) - kW-hr (total) - kVAr-hr (total)
  • Frequency (Hz)
  • kVA (per phase, average & percent)
  • Amps (per phase & average)
  • Power Factor (per phase & average)
  • kVAr (per phase, average & percent
  • kW (per phase, average & percent
  • kW-hr (total)
  • kVAr-hr (total)
  • Failure to start (overcrank)
  • Emergency stop
  • Overspeed
  • Warning/shutdown with common LED indication of shutdowns for:
  • High coolant temperature
  • Low oil pressure
  • Programmable protective relaying functions
  • Low coolant level
  • Low coolant temperature
  • Generator phase sequence
  • Over / Under frequency (81 o/u)
  • Over / Under voltage (27/59)
  • Reverse Power (kW) (32)
Exhaust System
  • Dry exhaust manifold
  • Flanged faced outlet(s)
Fuel System
  • Fuel priming pump
  • Flexible fuel lines - shipped loose
  • Secondary fuel filters
  • Fuel cooler; not included with packages without radiator
General
  • Right hand servicing
  • Flywheel and flywheel housing - SAE No. 00
  • Caterpillar yellow with high gloss black rails and radiator
  • SAE standard rotation
Generator and Attachments
  • Winding temperature detectors
  • Bus bar connections, right side extension box, bottom cable entry
  • Permanent magnet
  • NEMA Class H insulation, Class H temperature rise at 40C ambient (125C prime/150C standby
  • Busbar connections, top center mounted, top cable entry
  • Anti Condensation Space Heater
  • NEMA standard hole pattern
  • NEMA Class H insulation, Class H temperature rise at 40C ambient (125C prime/150C standby)
  • Low Voltage:
  • Winding temperature detectors
  • Form wound
  • Medium Voltage:
  • Winding temperature detectorsle pattern
  • NEMA standard hole pattern
  • Six lead
  • Form wound
  • Internal Excitation
  • 3 Phase brushless, salient pole
  • Random wound
  • Busbar connections, top center mounted, top cable entry
  • Class H insulation, Class F temperature rise at 40C ambient (105C prime/130C standby)
  • High Voltage:
Literature
  • English
Lubrication System
  • Oil drain lines and valve
  • Lubricating oil
  • Gear type lube oil pump
  • Integral lube oil cool
  • Fumes disposal
  • Oil filter, filler and dipstick
Mounting System
  • Rails - engine / generator / radiator mounting
  • Rubber anti-vibration mounts (shipped loose)
  • Anti-vibration mounts (shipped loose)
Starting System
  • 24 Volt electric starting motor
  • 45 Amp charging alternator
  • Battery disconnect switch
  • Battery and battery rack w/cables

Optional Equipment

Control System
  • Local annunciator module: [ ] NFPA 110 [ ] Custom
  • EMCP 4.3, EMCP 4.4
Air Inlet System
  • Dual element air cleaner
  • Single element filter
Cooling System
  • Water level switch gauges
  • Coolant
  • Standard ambient radiators
  • Standard ambient ATAAC radiators
  • Optional installed ATAAC radiators
  • Optional installed radiators
Engine Options
  • Starting Aids: [ ] 220V 50 Hz Jacket Water Heater
  • Air Cleaner: [ ] Single element air cleaners [ ] Dual element air cleaners [ ] Heavy duty air cleaners
  • Batteries: [ ] Standard (1400 CCA) [ ] Heavy Duty (2800 CCA)
  • Starting Motors: [ ] Standard [ ] Heavy Duty
  • Muffler: [ ] Industrial Grade
Crankcase System
  • Explosion relief valves
  • Ventilation system
  • No explosion relief valves
Alternators
  • Temperature Rise (over 40°C ambient): [ ] 150°C [ ] 125°C [ ] 105°C [ ] 80°C
Exhaust System
  • Y-Adapters
  • Exhaust offset
  • Tier 4 dosing cabinet
  • Flexible fittings
  • Elbows
  • Clean emission parts
  • Tier 4 clean emissions module
  • Flanges
  • Tier 4 clean emission MOD Kits
  • Mufflers
  • Flange and exhaust expanders
Fuel System
  • Fuel Priming Pumps (Tier 4) - Manual or electric
  • Primary Fuel Filter
General
  • UL 2200 package
  • US aid emblem
  • Special paint (Colors other than Caterpillar yellow or high performance paints)
  • Seismic Certification per applicable building codes: IBC 2000, IBC 2003, IBC 2006, IBC 2009, CBC 2007
  • The following options are based on regional and product configuration:
Power Termination
  • Circuit breaker operation: [ ] Electrical
  • Circuit breaker trip unit: [ ] LSI [ ] LSIG [ ] LSIG-P
  • Power Termination: [ ] Busbar [ ] Circuit Breaker
  • Circuit Breaker rating: [ ] 2000A [ ] 2500A [ ] 3200A [ ] 4000A
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
  • Space heater
  • Differential current transformers (DCT)
  • Low / medium voltage: 380/400/415 volts, 3 phase 1500 rpm. RW, PM, No. of Leads = 6, Pitch = .6667: 1600 and 1800 Frames
  • Generator conversion
  • Differntial current transformers (DCT) 8.7 kV and 15 kV classes
  • Thermostate for space heater
  • Alternator air cleaner
  • High voltage: 12470, 13200, 13800 volts, 3 phase 1800 rpm,FW, PM, No. of Leads = 6, Pitch = .6667: 2700, 3000 Frame
  • High voltage: 6300, 6600, 6900 volts, 3 phase 1800 rpm, FW, PM, No. of Leads = 6, Pitch = .6667: 2700, 3000 Frame
  • Low / medium voltage: 380/400/415 volts, 3 phase 1500 rpm. RW, IE, No. of Leads = 6, Pitch = .6667: 1600 Frame
Extended Service Contract (ESC)
  • Extended Service Contract (ESC): [ ] 2 Year [ ] 3 Year [ ] 5 Year
Instrumentation
  • Pyrometer and thermocouples
Lubrication System
  • Lube oil in standard sump
  • Prelube pumps
  • Oil level regulator
Mounting System
  • Puck style low efficiency isolators
  • Spring type vibration isolators
  • IBC vibration isolators
Power Connections
  • Right side power connections
  • Ground cables between generator and terminal box
  • 2700 Frame, four lead, four terminal
  • Neutral ground connections
  • Rear power connections
  • Low voltage circuit breakers
  • Center post busbar
  • Left side power connections
Special Tests / Reports
  • PGS test report @ 0.8 power factor
  • PGS test report @ 1.0 power factor
  • Canadian Standards Association certification
  • Standard engine test charge
  • IBC certification
  • Generator set fuel consumption test
  • OSHPD certification
  • Generator test report
  • Torsional vibration analysis reports
  • Fuel consumption test
Starting and Charging
  • 10, 20, 35 and 50 amp battery chargers
  • 24 Volt battery set - Dry
  • Electric starting motors
  • Air starting motors
  • Starter cover
  • Engine barring device
  • Air pressure regulator
  • Jacket water heaters
Extended Service Coverage
  • Platinum, Gold and Silver coverage

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