New | 3516 Diesel Generator Set

The 3516 generator set 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 that 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 Rating1450 ekW
Maximum Rating1750 ekW
Emissions/Fuel StrategyLow Fuel Consumption
Voltage380 to 480 Volts
Frequency60 Hz
Speed1800 rpm
Duty CycleStandby, Mission Critical, Prime, Continuous
Engine Specifications
Engine Model3516 TA, V-16, 4-Stroke Water-Cooled Diesel
Bore6.69 in
Stroke7.48 in
Displacement4210.64 in³
Compression Ratio13.5:1
AspirationTA
Fuel SystemMechanical unit injection
Governor TypeWoodward
Generator Set Dimensions
Length - Maximum234.4 in
Width - Maximum90 in
Height - Maximum94.9 in
Dry Weight - Genset (maximum)28840 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

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

Optional Equipment

Control System
  • EMCP 4.3, EMCP 4.4
  • Local annunciator module: [ ] NFPA 110 [ ] Custom
Air Inlet System
  • Dual element air cleaner
  • Single element filter
Cooling System
  • Standard ambient radiators
  • Standard ambient ATAAC radiators
  • Optional installed ATAAC radiators
  • Coolant
  • Optional installed radiators
  • Water level switch gauges
Engine Options
  • Starting Motors: [ ] Standard [ ] Heavy Duty
  • Muffler: [ ] Industrial Grade
  • Air Cleaner: [ ] Single element air cleaners [ ] Dual element air cleaners [ ] Heavy duty air cleaners
  • Starting Aids: [ ] 220V 50 Hz Jacket Water Heater
  • Batteries: [ ] Standard (1400 CCA) [ ] Heavy Duty (2800 CCA)
Crankcase System
  • Ventilation system
  • No explosion relief valves
  • Explosion relief valves
Alternators
  • Temperature Rise (over 40°C ambient): [ ] 150°C [ ] 125°C [ ] 105°C [ ] 80°C
Exhaust System
  • Y-Adapters
  • Flanges
  • Flange and exhaust expanders
  • Exhaust offset
  • Clean emission parts
  • Tier 4 clean emissions module
  • Flexible fittings
  • Mufflers
  • Tier 4 clean emission MOD Kits
  • Elbows
  • Tier 4 dosing cabinet
Fuel System
  • Primary Fuel Filter
  • Fuel Priming Pumps (Tier 4) - Manual or electric
General
  • Special paint (Colors other than Caterpillar yellow or high performance paints)
  • The following options are based on regional and product configuration:
  • UL 2200 package
  • US aid emblem
  • Seismic Certification per applicable building codes: IBC 2000, IBC 2003, IBC 2006, IBC 2009, CBC 2007
Power Termination
  • Circuit Breaker rating: [ ] 2000A [ ] 2500A [ ] 3200A [ ] 4000A
  • Circuit breaker operation: [ ] Electrical
  • Power Termination: [ ] Bus Bar [ ] Circuit Breaker
  • Circuit breaker trip unit: [ ] LSI [ ] LSIG [ ] LSIG-P
Generators and Attachments
  • Alternator air cleaner
  • Low / medium voltage: 380/400/415 volts, 3 phase 1500 rpm. RW, IE, No. of Leads = 6, Pitch = .6667: 1600 Frame
  • High voltage: 12470, 13200, 13800 volts, 3 phase 1800 rpm,FW, PM, No. of Leads = 6, Pitch = .6667: 2700, 3000 Frame
  • High voltage: 6300, 6600, 6900 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
  • Thermostate for space heater
  • Generator conversion
  • Low / medium voltage: 380/400/415 volts, 3 phase 1500 rpm. RW, PM, No. of Leads = 6, Pitch = .6667: 1600 and 1800 Frames
  • Differential current transformers (DCT)
  • Low / medium voltage: 380, 440, 480, 600 volts, 3 phase 1800 rpm. RW, IE, No. of Leads = 6, Pitch = .6667: 1600 Frame
  • Differntial current transformers (DCT) 8.7 kV and 15 kV classes
  • Space heater
Extended Service Contract (ESC)
  • Extended Service Contract (ESC): [ ] 2 Year [ ] 3 Year [ ] 5 Year
Instrumentation
  • Pyrometer and thermocouples
Lubrication System
  • Prelube pumps
  • Lube oil in standard sump
  • Oil level regulator
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
  • Rear power connections
  • Low voltage circuit breakers
  • Ground cables between generator and terminal box
  • Left side power connections
  • 2700 Frame, four lead, four terminal
Special Tests / Reports
  • Generator test report
  • Fuel consumption test
  • Standard engine test charge
  • OSHPD certification
  • Canadian Standards Association certification
  • PGS test report @ 1.0 power factor
  • Generator set fuel consumption test
  • Torsional vibration analysis reports
  • IBC certification
  • PGS test report @ 0.8 power factor
Starting and Charging
  • Electric starting motors
  • Air pressure regulator
  • Engine barring device
  • Starter cover
  • 10, 20, 35 and 50 amp battery chargers
  • 24 Volt battery set - Dry
  • Jacket water heaters
  • Air starting motors
Extended Service Coverage
  • Platinum, Gold and Silver coverage

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