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Overview

Producing reliable power from 3000 to 3125 kVA at 50 Hz, our 3516C diesel generator sets are made to meet your mission critical, continuous, standby and prime applications. We've designed each to ISO 8528-5 transient response requirements and to accept 100 per cent rated load in one step. The 3516C generator sets are U.S. EPA Certified for Stationary Emergency Use Only (Tier 2 Nonroad Equivalent Emission Standards).

Generator Set Specifications

  • Minimum Rating 2250 kVA 2250 kVA
  • Maximum Rating 3125 kVA 3125 kVA
  • Emissions/Fuel Strategy U.S. EPA Cert., Tier 2 - 1808 rpm U.S. EPA Cert., Tier 2 - 1808 rpm
  • Voltage 380 to 11000 Volts 380 to 11000 Volts
  • Frequency 50 Hz 50 Hz
  • Speed 1808 rpm 1808 rpm
  • Duty Cycle Standby Standby

Engine Specifications

  • Engine Model 3516C, ATAAC, V-16, 4-Stroke Water-Cooled Diesel 3516C, ATAAC, V-16, 4-Stroke Water-Cooled Diesel
  • Bore 6.69 in 170.0 mm
  • Stroke 8.46 in 215.0 mm
  • Displacement 4765.0 in³ 78.1 l
  • Compression Ratio 14.7:1 14.7:1
  • Aspiration ATAAC ATAAC
  • Fuel System Electronic unit injection Electronic unit injection
  • Governor Type Adem™A3 Adem™A3

Generator Set Dimensions

  • Length - Minimum 332.3 in 8440.0 mm
  • Length - Maximum 336.2 in 8540.0 mm
  • Width - Maximum 100.5 in 2552.0 mm
  • Height - Maximum 136.9 in 3476.0 mm
  • Dry Weight - Genset (minimum) 46077.0 lb 20900.0 kg
  • Dry Weight - Genset (maximum) 47620.0 lb 21600.0 kg

Cat Generator Set Package

  • 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

Cat Diesel Engine

  • 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

SR5 Alternator

  • Superior motor starting capability minimizes need for oversizing alternator
  • Designed to match performance and output characteristics of Cat diesel engines
  • Robust Class H insulation

EMCP 4 Control Panel

  • 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

Cooling System

  • Designed to operate in standard ambient temperatures up to 50°C (122°F)
  • Contact your Cat Dealer for specific ambient and altitude capabilities

Certifications

  • EU Declaration of Conformity
  • EU Declaration of Incorporation
  • Eurasian Conformity (EAC)

One Safe Source

  • Components used in the generator set are selected based on seamless design integration to provide the optimum 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

World Wide Product Support

  • 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

3516C (50 Hz) 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
  • Fuel priming pump

Generator

  • IP23 Protection
  • Matched to the performance and output characteristics of Cat engines

Power Termination

  • Busbar

Control Panel

  • EMCP 4 Genset Controller

Control System

  • 24 Volt DC operation
  • EMCP 4.2B
  • Environmental sealed front face
  • RFI suppression
  • Caterpillar' s Voltage Regulato
  • Emergency stop pushbutton
  • 3 Phase voltage sensing
  • Generator set packages include:
  • Text alarm / event descriptions
  • Generator mounted - rear facing
  • KVAR / PF modes
  • IVR includes reactive droop capability
  • Min / max exciter
  • Limiter and exciter diode monitor
  • Speed adjust
  • Controls:
  • Engine cycle crank
  • Auto / start / stop control
  • Alarm acknowledge
  • Engine cool
  • PLC functionality
  • Load histogram feature
  • Lamp test
  • Customizable screens
  • Digital indication for:
  • 3 Phase
  • RPM
  • 0 True RMS AC metering
  • +/- 2% accuracy
  • DC volts
  • Operating hours
  • Coolant temperature
  • Amps (per phase & average)
  • Volts (L-L & L-N)
  • Oil pressure (psi, kPa or bar)
  • Power Factor (per phase & average
  • Frequency (Hz)
  • kVAr (per phase, average & percent)
  • kVA (per phase, average & percent
  • kW (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 -
  • kVAr-hr (total)
  • Low oil pressure
  • kW-hr (total)
  • Cat Connect
  • Failure to start (overcrank)
  • Overcurrent (50/51)
  • Communications:
  • Low coolant temperature
  • Reverse reactive power (kVAr) (32RV)
  • Low coolant level
  • 6 Customer programmable digital inputs
  • 1 Programmable relay outputs (Form C)
  • High coolant temperature
  • 4 Programmable relay outputs (Form A)
  • Programmable protective relaying functions:
  • Number of I/O varies on options selected:
  • 1 Programmable digital outputs
  • Serial annunciator module data link
  • Accessory module data link
  • Over / under frequency (81 o/u)
  • Over / under voltage (27/59)
  • Overspeed
  • 3 Analog inputs
  • Generator phase sequence
  • Reverse power (kW) (32)

Governing System

  • ADEM A3

Cooling System

  • ATAAC - 3516E Package radiators shipped installed
  • Certified standard PGS provided

Exhaust System

  • Dry exhaust manifold
  • Flanged faced outlet(s)

Fuel System

  • Flexible fuel lines - shipped loose
  • Fuel cooler; not included with packages without radiator
  • Secondary fuel filters

General

  • Right hand servicing
  • Paint - Caterpillar Yellow except rails and radiators gloss black
  • Flywheel and flywheel housing - SAE No. 00
  • Caterpillar yellow with high gloss black rails and radiator
  • SAE Standard rotation

Generator and Attachments

  • Permanent magnet
  • 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
  • Winding temperature detectors
  • Permanent magnet
  • Busbar connections, right side extension box, bottom cable entry
  • 6 Lead
  • Form wound
  • NEMA standard hole pattern
  • 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)
  • High voltage:
  • Anti condensation space heater
  • 3 Phase brushless, salient pole

Literature

  • English

Lubrication System

  • Integral lube oil cool
  • Gear type lube oil pump
  • Fumes disposal
  • Oil drain lines and valve
  • Oil filter, filler and dipstick
  • Lubricating oil

Mounting System

  • Anti-vibration mounts (shipped loose)
  • Rubber anti-vibration mounts (shipped loose)
  • Rails - engine / generator / radiator mounting

Starting System

  • Battery disconnect switch
  • 45 Amp charging alternator
  • 24 Volt electric starting motor
  • Battery and battery rack w/cables

3516C (50 Hz) Optional Equipment

Control System

  • EMCP 4.3, EMCP 4.4

Air Inlet System

  • Dual element air cleaner
  • Single element filter

Exhaust

  • Exhaust mufflers

Generator

  • Anti-condensation heater
  • Oversize and premium generators
  • Excitation: [ ] Permanent Magnet Excited (PM) [ ] Internally Excited (IE)

Cooling System

  • Standard ambient radiators
  • Coolant
  • Optional installed ATAAC radiators
  • Optional installed radiators
  • Water level switch gauges
  • Standard ambient ATAAC radiators

Power Termination

  • Circuit breakers, UL listed
  • Circuit breakers, IEC compliant

Crankcase System

  • No explosion relief valves
  • Explosion relief valves
  • Ventilation system

Control Panels

  • Load share module
  • Digital I/O module
  • Generator temperature monitoring & protection
  • Remote monitoring software

Mounting

  • IBC isolators

Exhaust System

  • Y-Adapters
  • Mufflers
  • Exhaust offset
  • Flexible fittings
  • Tier 4 clean emission MOD Kits
  • Flange and exhaust expanders
  • Elbows
  • Tier 4 clean emissions module
  • Clean emission parts
  • Tier 4 dosing cabinet
  • Flanges

Starting/Charging

  • Oversize batteries
  • Air starting motor with control and silencer
  • Battery chargers
  • Heavy-duty starting system
  • Charging alternator
  • Jacket water heater

Fuel System

  • Fuel Priming Pumps (Tier 4) - Manual or electric
  • Primary Fuel Filter

General

  • The following options are based on regional and product configuration:
  • UL 2200 package
  • Enclosures: sound attenuated, weather protective
  • EEC Declaration of Conformity
  • US aid emblem
  • CSA Certification
  • Integral & sub-base fuel tanks
  • EU Certificate of Conformance (CE)
  • Integral & sub-base UL listed dual wall fuel tanks
  • Seismic Certification per applicable building codes: IBC 2000, IBC 2003, IBC 2006, IBC 2009, CBC 2007
  • Special paint (Colors other than Caterpillar yellow or high performance paints)
  • Automatic transfer switches (ATS)

Generators and Attachments

  • Generator conversion
  • Space heater
  • Thermostate for 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
  • 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

Lubrication System

  • Lube oil in standard sump
  • Oil level regulator
  • Prelube pumps

Mounting System

  • Puck style low efficiency isolators
  • IBC vibration isolators
  • Spring type vibration isolators

Power Connections

  • Neutral ground connections
  • Left side power connections
  • Low voltage circuit breakers
  • Ground cables between generator and terminal box
  • 2700 Frame, four lead, four terminal
  • Rear power connections
  • Center post busbar
  • Right side power connections

Special Tests / Reports

  • Fuel consumption test
  • Generator set fuel consumption test
  • generator test report
  • Canadian Standards Association certification
  • Torsional vibration analysis reports
  • PGS test report @ 1.0 power factor
  • IBC certification
  • Standard engine test charge
  • PGS test report @ 0.8 power factor
  • OSHPD certification

Starting and Charging

  • Air pressure regulator
  • Air starting motors
  • Jacket water heaters
  • 10, 20, 35 and 50 amp battery chargers
  • Starter cover
  • Engine barring device
  • Electric starting motors
  • 24 Volt battery set - Dry

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  • Platinum, Gold and Silver coverage

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