New | 3516B Generator Set

The 3516B diesel generator sets are made to meet your mission critical, continuous, standby and prime applications. Producing reliable power from 1750 to 2500 kVA at 50 Hz, each generator set has been designed to meet ISO 8528-5 transient response requirements and to accept 100 percent rated load in one step. Our integrated control system keeps you connected through on-site and remote monitoring options. We offer easy-to-use EMCP control panel options, combining your management and diagnostic tools in one. The EMCP 4.4 controller provides multi-generator set paralleling capability, giving you the ability to add generator sets to match your growing power requirements. It's not just quality that matters but customization, choose from a broad range of accessories and bolt-on system expansion attachments. Find flexible packaging to fit unique spatial requirements and environmental conditions. Our 3516B generator sets are developed for such prerequisites, so that you can meet your specific power needs.

Generator Set Specifications
Minimum Rating1750 kVA
Maximum Rating2250 kVA
Emissions/Fuel StrategyLow Fuel, Low Emissions
Voltage380 to 11000 Volts
Frequency50 Hz
Speed1500 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
Displacement69 in
Compression Ratio14.0:1
AspirationTA
Fuel SystemElectronic unit injection
Governor TypeAdem™3
Generator Set Dimensions
Length - Minimum233.4 in
Length - Maximum6377 in
Width - Maximum90 in
Height - Maximum93.2 in
Dry Weight - Genset (minimum)31900 lb
Dry Weight - Genset (maximum)40320 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

  • ibc Seismic Certification
  • 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
Cooling
  • Package mounted radiator
Exhaust
  • Exhaust flange outlet
Fuel
  • Primary fuel filter with integral water separator
  • Secondary fuel filter
Generator
  • Matched to the performance and output characteristics of Cat engines
  • IP23 Protection
Power Termination
  • Busbar
Control Panels
  • Engine cool-down timer
  • Frequency (Hz)
  • DC Volts
  • Volts (L-L & L-N)
  • Customizable screens
  • Limiter and exciter diode monitor
  • Power Factor (per phase & average)
  • 1 Programmable relay outputs (Form C
  • Text alarm/event descriptions
  • Speed adjust
  • 1 Programmable digital outputs
  • Overspeed - Emergency stop
  • 4 Programmable relay outputs (Form A)
  • Emergency stop - Failure to start (overcrank)
  • Reverse reactive power (kVAr) (32RV)
  • 6 Customer programmable digital inputs
  • Customer data link (Modbus RTU)
  • Emergency stop pushbutton
  • Environmental sealed front face
  • kW-hr (total) - kVAr-hr (total)
  • Cat Connect
  • Load histogram feature
  • RPM - DC volts
  • Failure to start (overcrank)
  • Serial annunciator module data link
  • Coolant temperature
  • Operating hours
  • kW (per phase, average & percent)
  • IVR includes:
  • Low coolant temperature
  • Reactive droop capability
  • Generator set packages include Caterpillar' s Voltage Regulator
  • Digital indication for:
  • KVAR/PF modes
  • Lamp test
  • Controls:
  • PLC functionality
  • 0 True RMS AC metering, 3-phase, +/-2% accuracy
  • Oil pressure (psi, kPa or bar)
  • Generator mounted - rear facing
  • Amps (per phase & average)
  • Low coolant level
  • 3 Analog inputs
  • Reverse power (kW) (32)
  • 24 Volt DC operation
  • Over / under voltage (2 7/ 59)
  • Over / under frequency (81 o/u)
  • RFI suppression
  • 3 Phase voltage sensing
  • EMCP 4.2B
  • Alarm acknowledge
  • Auto/start/stop control
  • kVA (per phase, average & percent)
  • Min / max exciter
  • Engine cycle crank
  • Low oil pressure
  • Accessory module data link
  • High coolant temperature
  • Warning / shutdown with common LED indication of shutdowns for:
  • Communications:
  • Overcurrent (50 / 51)
  • Number of I/O varies on options selected:
  • Programmable protective relaying functions:
Control Panel
  • EMCP 4 Genset Controller
Cooling System
  • Certified standard PGS provided
  • ATAAC - 3516E Package Radiators shipped installed
Exhaust System
  • Dry exhaust manifold
  • Flanged faced outlet(s)
Fuel System
  • Secondary fuel filters
  • Flexible fuel lines - shipped loose
  • Fuel cooler; not included with packages without radiator
  • Fuel priming pump
General
  • Paint - Caterpillar Yellow except rails and radiators gloss black
  • Right hand servicing
  • Flywheel and flywheel housing - SAE No. 00
  • SAE Standard rotation
  • Caterpillar yellow with high gloss black rails and radiator
Generator and Attachments
  • Busbar connections, right side extension box, bottom cable entry
  • 3 Phase brushless, salient pole
  • Form wound - Permanent magnet
  • Anti condensation Space Heater
  • Busbar connections, top center mounted, top cable entry
  • 6 Leads
  • Winding temperature detectors
  • Class H temperature rise at 40C ambient (125C prime / 150C standby)
  • Form wound
  • Internal excitation
  • NEMA Class H insulation
  • Low Voltage:
  • Random wound
  • High voltage:
  • Medium voltage:
  • Class H insulation, Class F temperature rise at 40C ambient (105C prime / 130C standby)
  • NEMA Class H insulation, Class H temperature rise at 40C ambient (125C prime / 150C standby
  • Permanent magnet
  • NEMA standard hole pattern
Governing System
  • ADEM A3
Literature
  • English
Lubrication System
  • Fumes disposal
  • Oil drain lines and valve
  • Lubricating oil
  • Integral lube oil cool
  • Oil filter, filler and dipstick
  • Gear type lube oil pump
Mounting System
  • Rails - engine / generator / radiator mounting
  • Anti-vibration mounts (shipped loose)
  • Rubber anti-vibration mounts (shipped loose)
Starting System
  • Battery and battery rack w/cables
  • 24 Volt electric starting motor
  • Battery disconnect switch
  • 45 Amp charging alternator

Optional Equipment

Control System
  • EMCP 4.3, EMCP 4.4
Exhaust
  • Exhaust mufflers
Air Inlet System
  • Single element filter
  • Dual element air cleaner
Generator
  • Oversize and premium generators
  • Permanent magnet excitation (PMG)
  • Anti-condensation heater
  • Internal excitation (IE)
Cooling System
  • Standard ambient radiators
  • Coolant
  • Optional installed radiators
  • Optional installed ATAAC radiators
  • Standard ambient ATAAC radiators
  • Water level switch gauges
Power Termination
  • Circuit breakers, IEC compliant
  • Circuit breakers, UL listed
Crankcase System
  • Ventilation system
  • Explosion relief valves
  • No explosion relief valves
Control Panels
  • Remote monitoring software
  • Load share module
  • Digital I/ O module
  • Generator temperature monitoring & protection
Exhaust System
  • Y-Adapters
  • Elbows
  • Mufflers
  • Flange and exhaust expanders
  • Clean emission parts
  • Tier 4 dosing cabinet
  • Exhaust offset
  • Flexible fittings
  • Tier 4 clean emission MOD Kits
  • Flanges
  • Tier 4 clean emissions module
Fuel System
  • Primary fuel filter
  • Fuel Priming Pumps (Tier 4) - Manual or electric
Starting/Charging
  • Air starting motor with control and silencer
  • Charging alternator
  • Oversize batteries
  • Heavy-duty starting system
Generators and Attachments
  • Differential current transformers (DCT)
  • Thermostate for space heater
  • Differntial current transformers (DCT) 8.7 kV and 15 kV classes
  • Alternator air cleaner
  • Generator conversion
  • Space heater
  • Low / Medium voltage: 380/400/415 volts, 3 phase 1500 rpm. RW, IE, No. of Leads = 6, Pitch = .6667: 1600 Frame
  • Low / Medium voltage: 380/400/415 volts, 3 phase 1500 rpm. RW, PM, No. of Leads = 6, Pitch = .6667: 1600 and 1800 Frames
Instrumentation
  • Pyrometer and thermocouples
General
  • Special paint (Colors other than Caterpillar yellow or high performance paints)
  • US aid emblem
  • EEC Declaration of Conformity
  • Automatic transfer switches (ATS)
  • CSA Certification
  • Seismic Certification per applicable building codes: IBC 2000, IBC 2003, IBC 2006, IBC 2009, CBC 2007
  • Enclosures: sound attenuated, weather protective
  • The following options are based on regional and product configuration:
  • Integral & sub-base fuel tanks
  • EU Certificate of Conformance (CE)
  • Integral & sub-base UL listed dual wall fuel tanks
  • UL 2200 package
Lubrication System
  • Lube oil in standard sump
  • Oil level regulator
  • Prelube pumps
Mounting System
  • IBC vibration isolators
  • Spring type vibration isolators
  • Puck style low efficiency isolators
Mounting
  • IBC isolators
Power Connections
  • Neutral ground connections
  • Center post busbar
  • Low voltage circuit breakers
  • 2700 Frame, four lead, four terminal
  • Right side power connections
  • Ground cables between generator and terminal box
  • Rear power connections
  • Left side power connections
Special Tests / Reports
  • Standard engine test charge
  • Torsional vibration analysis reports
  • PGS test report @ 1.0 power factor
  • Fuel consumption test
  • IBC certification
  • Canadian Standards Association certification
  • PGS test report @ 0.8 power factor
  • generator test report
  • Generator set fuel consumption test
  • OSHPD certification
Starting and Charging
  • Air starting motors
  • Jacket water heaters
  • Starter cover
  • 10, 20, 35 and 50 amp battery chargers
  • Air pressure regulator
  • Electric starting motors
  • Engine barring device
  • 24 Volt battery set - Dry
Extended Service Coverage
  • Platinum, Gold and Silver coverage

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