New | 3516E Low Voltage Generator Set

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Generator Set Specifications
Minimum Rating2500 eKW
Maximum Rating2750 ekW
Emissions/Fuel StrategyTier 2
Voltage416 to 13,800 Volts
Frequency60 Hz
Speed1800 rpm
Duty CycleStandby, Mission Critical, Prime
Engine Specifications
Engine Model3516E, SCAC, V-16, 4-Stroke, Water-Cooled Diesel
Bore6.69 in
Stroke8.47 in
Displacement4765 in³
Compression Ratio14.3:1
AspirationATAAC
Fuel SystemMEUI
Governor TypeAdem™ A5
Generator Set Dimensions
Length - Maximum324 in
Width - Maximum104 in
Height - Maximum132 in
Dry Weight - Genset (maximum)40750 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
  • Single element canister type with service indicator
  • Air cleaner
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
Starting/Charging
  • Heavy-duty starting system
  • Charging alternator
Control Panel
  • Over / under voltage (27/59)
  • Emergency stop pushbutton
  • Speed adjust
  • Accessory module data link
  • Generator phase sequence
  • Panel Lights
  • Alarm acknowledge
  • Generator mounted - rear facing
  • kW (per phase, average & percent)
  • Engine cool-down timer
  • Communications:
  • High coolant temperature
  • Warning / shutdown with common LED indication of shutdowns for:
  • Overcurrent (50/51)
  • Amps (per phase & average)
  • Oil pressure (psi, kPa or bar)
  • Serial annunciator module data link
  • 24 Volt DC operation
  • EMCP 4.2B controller includes:
  • DC volts
  • Reverse reactive power (kVAr) (32RV)
  • 6 Programmable digital inputs
  • 2 Programmable relay outputs (Form C)
  • Frequency (Hz)
  • Customer data link (Modbus RTU)
  • Power Factor (per phase & average)
  • kW-hr (total)
  • EMCP 4.2B
  • Lamp test
  • kVA (per phase, average & percent)
  • kVAr-hr (total)
  • Coolant temperature
  • Text alarm / event descriptions
  • Over / under frequency (81 o/u)
  • kVAr (per phase, average & percent)
  • 4 Programmable relay outputs (Form A)
  • Low coolant level
  • True RMS AC metering, 3-phase, +/-2% accuracy
  • Failure to start (overcrank)
  • Operating hours
  • Low coolant temperature
  • 2 Programmable digital outputs
  • Low oil pressure
  • Controls:
  • Digital indication for:
  • Environmental sealed front face
  • Overspeed
  • Volts (L-L & L-N)
  • Reverse Power (kW) (32)
  • Engine cycle crank
  • Programmable protective relaying functions:
UNDERCARRIAGE
  • Track master link
Cooling System
  • Fan and belt guards
  • JWAC
  • Radiator fan and fan drive
  • Coolant level sensors
  • Caterpillar extended life coolant
  • Coolant drain line with valve
Exhaust System
  • Flanged faced outlet(s)
  • Dry exhaust manifold
Fuel System
  • Fuel cooler; not included with packages without radiator
  • Fuel priming pump
  • Secondary fuel filters
  • Flexible fuel lines - shipped loose
Generators and Attachments
  • Class H insulation, Class F temperature rise at 40C ambient (105C prime/130C standby)
  • NEMA standard hole pattern
  • Anti condensation space heater
  • Permanent magnet
  • Form wound
  • 3 Phase brushless, salient pole
  • 6 Lead
  • Winding temperature detectors
  • Right side extension terminal box, bus bar connections, top mounted, bottom cable entry
Governing System
  • ADEM III
Literature
  • English
Lube System
  • Gear type lube oil pump
  • Integral lube oil cooler
  • Fumes disposal
  • Oil drain lines and valve
  • Oil filter, filler and dipstick
  • Lubricating oil
Mounting System
  • Rubber anti-vibration mounts (shipped loose)
  • Rails - engine/generator/radiator mounting
Starting / Charging System
  • 45 Amp charging alternator
  • Battery and battery rack w/cables
  • Battery disconnect switch
  • 24 Volt electric starting motor
General
  • Right hand servicing
  • Paint: Caterpillar yellow with high gloss black rails & radiator
  • SAE standard rotation
  • Flywheel and flywheel housing-SAE No. 00

Optional Equipment

Air Inlet System
  • Air inlet protection
  • Remote air inlet adapters
  • Heavy duty air cleaners
  • Dual element air cleaners
Circuit Breakers
  • 2000, 2500, 3200, 4000 Amp, 4 Pole, IEC-Rated Circuit Breakers
  • Circuit breaker harnesses
  • Masterpact breaker connections
  • P Frame breaker connections
  • 2000, 2500, 3200, 4000, 5000 Amp, 3 Pole, IEC Rated Circuit Breakers
  • Busbar connections
  • R Frame breaker connections
  • Cable entry options
  • 1600, 2000, 2500, 3000, 4000, 5000 Amp, 3 Pole, UL-100% Rated Circuit Breakers
  • Optional busbar power connections
Power Termination
  • Circuit breakers, IEC compliant
Control Panel
  • Voltage raise / lower switch
  • PC monitoring (Remote and local)
  • Generator temperature monitoring
  • Remote speed adjust
  • Annunciator modules
  • EMCP 4.3, EMCP 4.4
  • Vandal proof panel door
  • Auxiliary box
  • Customer interface options
  • Ground
  • Language options
  • Load share module options
  • Mounting group - External box clips
Cooling System
  • Optional Serpentine radiators
  • Optional ATAAC radiators
  • Water level switch gauges
  • Expansion tanks
Exhaust System
  • Flexible fittings
  • Y Adapters
  • Elbows
  • Mufflers
  • Flanges
  • Flanges and exhaust fittings
Fuel System
  • Duplex fuel filters
  • Primary fuel filters
Generators and attachments
  • Differential current transformers - 8.7 and 15 kV class
  • Alternator air cleaners
Instrumentation
  • Pyrometer and thermocouples
Lube System
  • Manual prelube pum
  • Electric prelube pump
  • Oil level regulator
  • Lube oil in standard sump
Mounting System
  • Spring type vibration isolators
  • IBC seismic vibration isolators NORAD
  • Puck style low efficiency lsolators
Power Connections
  • Neutral ground connections
  • 2700 & 3000 Frame
  • Grounding groups
Special Tests / Reports
  • Fuel consumption test
  • Torsional vibration analysis
  • Standard engine test charge
  • IBC certifications
  • Generator set consumption test
  • Generator set test report
  • PGS test report @ 1.0 power factor
  • PGS test report @ 0.8 power factor
Starting / Charging System
  • Engine barring group
  • 10, 20, 35 and 50 Amp battery chargers
  • Starter covers
  • Jacket water heaters
  • 24 Volt battery set - Dry
  • Electric starting motors
  • Air starting motors
  • Air pressure regulator
General
  • US aid emblem
  • Special paint colors

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