New | 3516B Generator Set

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Generator Set Specifications
Minimum Rating1640 ekW
Maximum Rating2250 ekW
Emissions/Fuel StrategyLow Fuel, Low Emissions
Voltage380 to 13800 Volts
Frequency60 Hz
Speed1800 rpm
Duty CycleStandby, Mission Critical, Prime, Continuous
Engine Specifications
Engine Model3516B TA, V-16, 4-Stroke Water-Cooled Diesel
Bore6.69 in
Stroke7.48 in
Displacement4210.64 in
Compression Ratio14.0:1 Std 15.5:1 HD
AspirationTA
Fuel SystemElectronic unit injection
Governor TypeAdem™3
Generator Set Dimensions
Length - Maximum251.4 in
Width - Maximum90 in
Height - Maximum98.2 in
Dry Weight - Genset (maximum)31270 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

  • ul 2200 Listed
  • csa
  • ibc Seismic Certification
  • oshpd Pre-Approval

  • 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
Cooling
  • Package mounted radiator
Exhaust
  • Exhaust flange outlet
Fuel
  • Primary fuel filter with integral water separator
  • Secondary fuel filter
  • Fuel priming pump
Generator
  • IP23 Protection
  • Matched to the performance and output characteristics of Cat engines
Power Termination
  • Busbar
Control Panel
  • EMCP 4 genset controller
General
  • Paint - Caterpillar Yellow except rails and radiators gloss black
Control Panels
  • Speed adjust
  • Text alarm / event descriptions
  • Generator set packages include Caterpillar' s Voltage Regulator
  • Auto / start / stop control
  • 24 Volt DC operation
  • EMCP 4.2B
  • Generator mounted - Rear facing
  • Controls:
  • Environmental sealed front face
  • Engine cool-down timer
  • Emergency stop pushbutton
  • Limiter and exciter diode monitor
  • Engine cycle crank
  • Lamp test
  • Alarm acknowledge
  • Customizable screens
  • PLC functionality
  • Load histogram feature
  • 0 True RMS AC metering, 3-phase, +/-2% accuracy
  • Operating hours
  • Digital indication for:
  • DC volts
  • RPM
  • Coolant temperature
  • Amps (per phase & average)
  • Oil pressure (psi, kPa or bar)
  • Volts (L-L & L-N)
  • Frequency (Hz)
  • Power factor (per phase & average)
  • kW (per phase, average & percent)
  • High coolant temperature
  • Low oil pressure
  • Warning / shutdown with common LED indication of shutdowns for01/10/2018:
  • kVAr (per phase, average & percent)
  • kVA (per phase, average & percent)
  • kVAr (per phase, average & percent)
  • Emergency stop
  • Overspeed
  • Failure to start (overcrank)
  • Programmable protective relaying functions:
  • Low coolant temperature
  • Generator phase sequence
  • Low coolant level
  • 1 Programmable digital outputs
  • Gear type lube oil pump
  • Battery disconnect switch
  • Caterpillar yellow with high gloss black rails and radiator
  • NEMA Class H insulation, Class H temperature rise at 40C ambient (125C prime / 150C standby)
  • Medium Voltage: Form wound - Permanent magnet - Winding temperature detectors - NEMA Class H insulation, Class H temperature rise at 40C ambient (125C prime / 150C standby) - Busbar connections, right side extension box, bottom cable entry - NEMA standard hole pattern
  • Fumes disposal
  • Permanent magnet
  • NEMA Class H insulation, Class H temperature rise at 40C ambient (125C prime / 150C standby)
  • Permanent magnet
  • NEMA standard hole pattern
  • Reverse reactive power (kVAr) (32RV)
  • Over / under voltage (27/59)
  • NEMA Class H insulation, Class H temperature rise at 40C ambient (125C prime / 150C standby)
  • Permanent magnet
  • Class H insulation, Class F temperature rise at 40C ambient (105C prime / 130C standby)
  • Permanent magnet
  • SAE Standard rotation
  • Internal excitation
  • Flexible fuel lines - shipped loose
  • IVR includes reactive droop capability, 3-phase voltage sensing, KVAR/PF modes, RFI suppression, min / max exciter
  • Busbar connections, right side extension box, bottom cable entry
  • Medium Voltage:
  • Communications:
  • NEMA standard hole pattern
  • Lubricating oil
  • Oil drain lines and valve
  • 3 Phase brushless, salient pole
  • 24 Volt electric starting motor
  • 6 Customer programmable digital inputs
  • Dry exhaust manifold
  • Accessory module data link
  • ADEM A3
  • Form wound
  • ATAAC - 3516E Package Radiators shipped installed
  • Busbar connections, top center mounted, top cable entry
  • High Voltage:
  • 4 Programmable relay outputs (Form A)
  • Anti Condensation Space Heater
  • NEMA Class H insulation, Class H temperature rise at 40C ambient (125C prime / 150C standby)
  • 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
  • NEMA standard hole pattern
  • 45 Amp charging alternator
  • 3 Analog inputs
  • Random wound
  • Anti-vibration mounts (shipped loose)
  • Cat Connect
  • Oil filter, filler and dipstick
  • Rails - engine / generator / radiator mounting
  • Customer data link (Modbus RTU)
  • Flywheel and flywheel housing - SAE No. 00
  • English
  • Busbar connections, right side extension box, bottom cable entry
  • Serial annunciator module data link
  • Integral lube oil cool
  • Certified standard PGS provided
  • Winding temperature detectors
  • 1 Programmable relay outputs (Form C)
  • Reverse power (kW) (32)
  • Form wound - Permanent magnet
  • Right hand servicing
  • Overcurrent (50/51)
  • 6 Lead
  • Flanged faced outlet(s)
  • Low Voltage:
  • Number of I/O varies on options selected:
  • Battery and battery rack w/cables
  • Over / under frequency (81 o/u)
  • Fuel cooler; not included with packages without radiator
  • Busbar connections, right side extension box, bottom cable entry
  • Rubber anti-vibration mounts (shipped loose)
  • NEMA standard hole pattern

Optional Equipment

Control System
  • EMCP 4.3, EMCP 4.4
Air Inlet System
  • Single element filter
  • Dual element air cleaner
Exhaust
  • Exhaust mufflers
Generator
  • Permanent magnet excitation (PMG)
  • Internal excitation (IE)
  • Anti-condensation heater
  • Oversize and premium generators
Cooling System
  • Water level switch gauges
  • Standard ambient radiators
  • Coolant
  • Standard ambient ATAAC radiators
  • Optional installed ATAAC radiators
  • Air inlet protection including air shut off magnetic switch
  • Optional installed radiator
Power Termination
  • Circuit breakers, IEC compliant
  • Circuit breakers, UL listed
Control Panels
  • Generator temperature monitoring & protection
  • Remote monitoring software
  • Load share module
  • Digital I/O module
Exhaust System
  • Exhaust Offset
  • Flanges
  • Elbows
  • Y adapters
  • Flange and exhaust expanders
  • Clean emission parets
  • Mufflers
  • Flexible fittings
Fuel System
  • Primary fuel filter
General
  • Special paint
  • US aid emblem
  • Seismic Certification per applicable building codes: IBC 2000, IBC 2003, IBC 2006, IBC 2009, CBC 2007
  • EEC Declaration of Conformity
  • Integral & sub-base fuel tanks
  • Enclosures: sound attenuated, weather protective
  • Integral & sub-base UL listed dual wall fuel tanks
  • EU Certificate of Conformance (CE)
  • The following options are based on regional and product configuration:
  • Automatic transfer switches (ATS)
  • UL 2200 package
Mounting
  • Rubber anti-vibration mounts
  • Spring-type vibration isolator
  • IBC isolators
Generators and Attachments
  • Generator conversions IE to PM
  • 380, 440, 480, 600 Volts, 3 phase, 1800 rpm, RW, PM, No. of leads: 6, Picth: 0.6667 - 1600 Frame
  • 380, 440, 480, 600 Volts, 3 phase, 1800 rpm, RW, IE, No. of leads: 6, Picth: 0.6667 - 1600 Frame
  • 380, 416, 440, 480, 600, 2400, 4160 Volts, 3 phase, 1800 rpm, RW, PM, No. of leads: 6, Picth: 0.6667 - 1600 and 1800 Frames
  • Alternator air cleaner
  • Space heater
Intrumentation
  • Pyrometer and thermocouples
Lube System
  • Prelube pump groups
  • Oil lever regulator
  • Lube oil
Starting/Charging
  • Battery chargers
  • Air starting motor with control and silencer
  • Heavy-duty starting system
  • Oversize batteries
  • Charging alternator
Crankcase Systems
  • Crankcase protection group: No explosion relief valves; Explosion relief valves
  • Crankcase ventilation system
Mounting System
  • Spring type vibration isolators
  • IBC vibration isolators
  • Puck style low efficiency isolators
Power Connections
  • Neutral ground connections
  • Center post busbars
  • Right, left side and rear power connections
  • Grounding groups
Special Tests / Reports
  • Standard engine test charge
  • IBC certification
  • Special package tests: PGS test report @ 1.0 and 0.8 power factors
  • Generator set test report
  • CSA certification
  • Torsional vibration analysis TVA report
  • Fuel consumption test
Starting / Charging Sytem
  • Jacket water heaters

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