New | 3516E Generator Set

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Generator Set Specifications
Minimum Rating3000 kVA
Maximum Rating3500 kVA
Emissions/Fuel StrategyTier 2 Equivalent - 1808 rpm
Voltage380 to 11000 volts
Frequency50 Hz
Speed1808 rpm
Duty CycleStandby
Engine Specifications
Engine Model3516E, V-16, 4-Stroke Water-Cooled Diesel
Bore6.69 in
Stroke8.46 in
Displacement4765 in³
Compression Ratio14.7:1
AspirationATAAC
Fuel SystemElectronic Unit Injection
Governor TypeAdem™5
Generator Set Dimensions
Length - Minimum336.2 in
Length - Maximum362 in
Width - Maximum100.5 in
Height - Maximum136.9 in
Dry Weight - Genset (minimum)47620 lb
Dry Weight - Genset (maximum)24000 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)

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

Optional Equipment

Control System
  • EMCP 4.3, EMCP 4.4
Air Inlet System
  • Single element filter
  • Dual element air cleaner
Cooling System
  • Standard ambient radiators
  • Water level switch gauges
  • Optional installed ATAAC radiators
  • Optional installed radiators
  • Coolant
  • Standard ambient ATAAC radiators
Crankcase System
  • Ventilation system
  • No explosion relief valves
  • Explosion relief valves
Exhaust System
  • Y-Adapters
Fuel System
  • Fuel Priming Pumps (Tier 4) - Manual or electric
  • Primary Fuel Filter
General
  • Special paint (Colors other than Caterpillar yellow or high performance paints)
  • US aid emblem
Generators and Attachments
  • 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
  • Thermostate for space heater
  • 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
Instrumentation
  • Pyrometer and thermocouples
Lubrication System
  • Oil level regulator
  • Prelube pumps
  • Lube oil in standard sump
Mounting System
  • Puck style low efficiency isolators
  • Spring type vibration isolators
  • IBC vibration isolators
Power Connections
  • Neutral ground connections
  • Center post busbar
  • Right side power connections
Special Tests / Reports
  • Generator set fuel consumption test
  • PGS test report @ 1.0 power factor
  • Standard engine test charge
  • Canadian Standards Association certification
  • generator test report
  • IBC certification
  • OSHPD certification
  • Fuel consumption test
  • Torsional vibration analysis reports
  • PGS test report @ 0.8 power factor
Starting and Charging
  • Starter cover
  • Air pressure regulator
  • 10, 20, 35 and 50 amp battery chargers
  • 24 Volt battery set - Dry
  • Jacket water heaters
  • Air starting motors
  • Electric starting motors
  • Engine barring device
Extended Service Coverage
  • Platinum, Gold and Silver coverage

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