New | 3516B (60 Hz) with Upgradeable Package

The3516B with the upgradeable packaging design 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 to 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 Rating1640 ekW
Maximum Rating2250 ekW
Emissions/Fuel StrategyLow fuel, Low Emissions
Voltage380 to 480 Volts
Frequency60 Hz
Speed1800 rpm
Duty CycleStandby, Mission Critical, Prime, Continuous
Engine Specifications
Engine ModelC32 TA, V-12, 4-Stroke Water-Cooled Diesel
Bore5.71 in
Stroke7.48 in
Displacement1958.7 in
Compression Ratio15.0:1
AspirationTA
Fuel SystemMEUI
Governor TypeAdem™A4
Generator Set Dimensions
Length - Maximum234.5 in
Width - Maximum90 in
Height - Maximum98.2 in
Dry Weight - Genset (maximum)30310 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 Requirements
  • 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

  • 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 Panels
  • PLC functionality
  • Oil pressure (psi, kPa or bar)
  • Text alarm / event descriptions
  • KVAR/PF modes
  • Cat Connect
  • Overspeed
  • Amps (per phase & average)
  • Programmable protective relaying functions:
  • DC volts
  • EMCP 4.2B
  • Power Factor (per phase & average)
  • Reverse reactive power (kVAr) (32RV) - Overcurrent (50/51)
  • Load histogram feature
  • Generator set packages include:
  • Frequency (Hz)
  • Emergency stop pushbutton
  • Over / under voltage (27/59)
  • RFI suppression
  • 24 Volt DC operation
  • Low coolant level
  • Reverse power (kW) (32) - Reverse reactive power (kVAr) (32RV) - Overcurrent (50/51)
  • 4 Programmable relay outputs (Form A)
  • Volts (L-L & L-N)
  • Caterpillar' s voltage regulator
  • IVR includes:
  • Auto / start / stop control
  • kVA (per phase, average & percent)
  • Lamp test
  • Over / under frequency (81 o/u)
  • Environmental sealed front face
  • 3 Phase voltage sensing
  • Engine cool
  • kVAr-hr (total)
  • Low oil pressure
  • Accessory module data link
  • Emergency stop
  • Customer data link (Modbus RTU)
  • Communications:
  • Warning / shutdown with common LED indication of shutdowns for:
  • 0 True RMS AC metering, 3-phase, +/-2% accuracy
  • Digital indication for:
  • Customizable screens
  • Failure to start (overcrank)
  • Serial annunciator module data link
  • Coolant temperature
  • Controls:
  • Overcurrent (50/51)
  • Number of I/O varies on options selected:
  • Reactive droop capability
  • Low coolant temperature
  • High coolant temperature
  • Min / max exciter
  • Alarm acknowledge
  • RPM
  • Generator phase sequence
  • Limiter and exciter diode monitor
  • Speed adjust
  • Operating hours
  • kW (per phase, average & percent
  • 3 Analog inputs
  • Generator mounted - rear facing
  • 6 Customer programmable digital inputs
Lubrication System
  • Oil filter, filler and dipstick
  • Oil drain lines and valve
  • Gear type lube oil pump
  • Fumes disposal
  • Lubricating oil
Mounting System
  • Rubber anti-vibration mounts (shipped loose)
  • Rails - engine/generator/radiator mounting
  • Anti-vibration mounts (shipped loose)
Starting System
  • 45 Amp charging alternator
  • 24 Volt electric starting motor
  • Battery and battery rack w/cables
  • Battery disconnect switch
Literature
  • English

Optional Equipment

Control System
  • EMCP 4.3, EMCP 4.4
Air Inlet System
  • Dual element air cleaner
  • Single element filter
Cooling System
  • Water level switch gauges
  • Optional installed ATAAC radiators
  • Standard ambient ATAAC radiators
  • Standard ambient radiators
  • Coolant
  • Optional installed radiators
Crankcase System
  • Explosion relief valves
  • No explosion relief valves
  • Ventilation system
Exhaust System
  • Elbows
  • Flange and exhaust expanders
  • Tier 4 clean emissions module
  • Tier 4 clean emission MOD Kits
  • Clean emission parts
  • Exhaust offset
  • Mufflers
  • Tier 4 dosing cabinet
  • Flanges
  • Flexible fittings
  • Y-Adapters
Fuel System
  • Fuel Priming Pumps (Tier 4) - Manual or Electric
  • Primary Fuel Filter
General
  • US aid emblem
  • Special paint (Colors other than Caterpillar yellow or high performance paints)
Generators and Attachments
  • Low / Medium voltage: 380/400/415 volts, 3 phase 1500 rpm. RW, IE, No. of Leads = 6, Pitch = .6667: 1600 Frame
  • Generator conversion
  • Differential current transformers (DCT)
  • Differential current transformers (DCT) 8.7 kV and 15 kV classes
  • 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: 380/400/415 volts, 3 phase 1500 rpm. RW, PM, No. of Leads = 6, Pitch = .6667: 1600 and 1800 Frames
  • Thermostat for space heater
  • Space heater
  • High voltage: 6300, 6600, 6900 volts, 3 phase 1800 rpm, FW, PM, No. of Leads = 6, Pitch = .6667: 2700, 3000 Frame
  • Alternator air cleaner
  • High voltage: 12470, 13200, 13800 volts, 3 phase 1800 rpm,FW, PM, No. of Leads = 6, Pitch = .6667: 2700, 3000 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
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
  • Right side power connections
  • Ground cables between generator and terminal box
  • Neutral ground connections
  • Low voltage circuit breakers
  • 2700 Frame, four lead, four terminal
  • Rear power connections
  • Left side power connections
  • Center post busbar
Special Tests / Reports
  • PGS test report @ 0.8 power factor
  • PGS test report @ 1.0 power factor
  • Fuel consumption test
  • Canadian Standards Association certification
  • Torsional vibration analysis reports
  • IBC certification
  • generator test report
  • Generator set fuel consumption test
  • OSHPD certification
  • Standard engine test charge
Starting and Charging
  • Engine barring device
  • Air pressure regulator
  • Starter cover
  • Electric starting motors
  • Jacket water heaters
  • Air starting motors
  • 24 Volt battery set - Dry
  • 10, 20, 35 and 50 amp battery chargers
Extended Service Coverage
  • Platinum, Gold and Silver coverage

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