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3516E (60 Hz)

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Overview

The 3516E diesel generator sets have been developed to meet your continuous, standby and prime applications and match your power standards. Producing reliable power from 2500 to 2750 ekW at 60 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. The generator set is US EPA Stationary Emergency Use Only (Tier 2) certified.

Generator Set Specifications

  • Minimum Rating 2500 eKW 2500 eKW
  • Maximum Rating 2750 ekW 2750 ekW
  • Emissions/Fuel Strategy Tier 2 Tier 2
  • Voltage 416 to 13,800 Volts 416 to 13,800 Volts
  • Frequency 60 Hz 60 Hz
  • Speed 1800 rpm 1800 rpm
  • Duty Cycle Standby, Mission Critical, Prime Standby, Mission Critical, Prime

Engine Specifications

  • Engine Model 3516E, SCAC, V-16, 4-Stroke, Water-Cooled Diesel 3516E, SCAC, V-16, 4-Stroke, Water-Cooled Diesel
  • Bore 6.69 in 170.0 mm
  • Stroke 8.47 in 215.0 mm
  • Displacement 4765.0 in³ 78.1 l
  • Compression Ratio 14.3:1 14.3:1
  • Aspiration ATAAC ATAAC
  • Fuel System MEUI MEUI
  • Governor Type Adem™ A5 Adem™ A5

Generator Set Dimensions

  • Length - Maximum 324.0 in 8238.0 mm
  • Width - Maximum 104.0 in 2640.0 mm
  • Height - Maximum 132.0 in 3342.0 mm
  • Dry Weight - Genset (maximum) 40750.0 lb 18480.0 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

  • UL 2200 Listed
  • CSA
  • IBC seismic certification
  • OSHPD pre-approval

One Safe Source

  • 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

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

3516E (60 Hz) Standard Equipment

Air Inlet System

  • Single element canister type with service indicator
  • Air cleaner

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

Starting/Charging

  • Heavy-duty starting system
  • Charging alternator

Control Panel

  • Over / under voltage (27/59)
  • Emergency stop pushbutton
  • Speed adjust
  • Accessory module data link
  • Generator phase sequence
  • Panel Lights
  • Alarm acknowledge
  • Generator mounted - rear facing
  • kW (per phase, average & percent)
  • Engine cool-down timer
  • Communications:
  • High coolant temperature
  • Warning / shutdown with common LED indication of shutdowns for:
  • Overcurrent (50/51)
  • Amps (per phase & average)
  • Oil pressure (psi, kPa or bar)
  • Serial annunciator module data link
  • 24 Volt DC operation
  • EMCP 4.2B controller includes:
  • DC volts
  • Reverse reactive power (kVAr) (32RV)
  • 6 Programmable digital inputs
  • 2 Programmable relay outputs (Form C)
  • Frequency (Hz)
  • Customer data link (Modbus RTU)
  • Power Factor (per phase & average)
  • kW-hr (total)
  • EMCP 4.2B
  • Lamp test
  • kVA (per phase, average & percent)
  • kVAr-hr (total)
  • Coolant temperature
  • Text alarm / event descriptions
  • Over / under frequency (81 o/u)
  • kVAr (per phase, average & percent)
  • 4 Programmable relay outputs (Form A)
  • Low coolant level
  • True RMS AC metering, 3-phase, +/-2% accuracy
  • Failure to start (overcrank)
  • Operating hours
  • Low coolant temperature
  • 2 Programmable digital outputs
  • Low oil pressure
  • Controls:
  • Digital indication for:
  • Environmental sealed front face
  • Overspeed
  • Volts (L-L & L-N)
  • Reverse Power (kW) (32)
  • Engine cycle crank
  • Programmable protective relaying functions:

UNDERCARRIAGE

  • Track master link

Cooling System

  • Fan and belt guards
  • JWAC
  • Radiator fan and fan drive
  • Coolant level sensors
  • Caterpillar extended life coolant
  • Coolant drain line with valve

Exhaust System

  • Flanged faced outlet(s)
  • Dry exhaust manifold

Fuel System

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

Generators and Attachments

  • Class H insulation, Class F temperature rise at 40C ambient (105C prime/130C standby)
  • NEMA standard hole pattern
  • Anti condensation space heater
  • Permanent magnet
  • Form wound
  • 3 Phase brushless, salient pole
  • 6 Lead
  • Winding temperature detectors
  • Right side extension terminal box, bus bar connections, top mounted, bottom cable entry

Governing System

  • ADEM III

Literature

  • English

Lube System

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

Mounting System

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

Starting / Charging System

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

General

  • Right hand servicing
  • Paint: Caterpillar yellow with high gloss black rails & radiator
  • SAE standard rotation
  • Flywheel and flywheel housing-SAE No. 00

3516E (60 Hz) Optional Equipment

Air Inlet System

  • Air inlet protection
  • Remote air inlet adapters
  • Heavy duty air cleaners
  • Dual element air cleaners

Circuit Breakers

  • 2000, 2500, 3200, 4000 Amp, 4 Pole, IEC-Rated Circuit Breakers
  • Circuit breaker harnesses
  • Masterpact breaker connections
  • P Frame breaker connections
  • 2000, 2500, 3200, 4000, 5000 Amp, 3 Pole, IEC Rated Circuit Breakers
  • Busbar connections
  • R Frame breaker connections
  • Cable entry options
  • 1600, 2000, 2500, 3000, 4000, 5000 Amp, 3 Pole, UL-100% Rated Circuit Breakers
  • Optional busbar power connections

Power Termination

  • Circuit breakers, IEC compliant

Control Panel

  • Voltage raise / lower switch
  • PC monitoring (Remote and local)
  • Generator temperature monitoring
  • Remote speed adjust
  • Annunciator modules
  • EMCP 4.3, EMCP 4.4
  • Vandal proof panel door
  • Auxiliary box
  • Customer interface options
  • Ground
  • Language options
  • Load share module options
  • Mounting group - External box clips

Cooling System

  • Optional Serpentine radiators
  • Optional ATAAC radiators
  • Water level switch gauges
  • Expansion tanks

Exhaust System

  • Flexible fittings
  • Y Adapters
  • Elbows
  • Mufflers
  • Flanges
  • Flanges and exhaust fittings

Fuel System

  • Duplex fuel filters
  • Primary fuel filters

Generators and attachments

  • Differential current transformers - 8.7 and 15 kV class
  • Alternator air cleaners

Instrumentation

  • Pyrometer and thermocouples

Lube System

  • Manual prelube pum
  • Electric prelube pump
  • Oil level regulator
  • Lube oil in standard sump

Mounting System

  • Spring type vibration isolators
  • IBC seismic vibration isolators NORAD
  • Puck style low efficiency lsolators

Power Connections

  • Neutral ground connections
  • 2700 & 3000 Frame
  • Grounding groups

Special Tests / Reports

  • Fuel consumption test
  • Torsional vibration analysis
  • Standard engine test charge
  • IBC certifications
  • Generator set consumption test
  • Generator set test report
  • PGS test report @ 1.0 power factor
  • PGS test report @ 0.8 power factor

Starting / Charging System

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

General

  • US aid emblem
  • Special paint colors

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