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Overview

Producing reliable power from 2500 to 2750 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 generator set offers both low fuel consumption and low emission systems.

Generator Set Specifications

  • Minimum Rating 2500 kVA 2500 kVA
  • Maximum Rating 2750 kVA 2750 kVA
  • Emissions/Fuel Strategy Low Fuel, Low Emissions Low Fuel, Low Emissions
  • Voltage 380 to 11000 volts 380 to 11000 volts
  • Frequency 50 Hz 50 Hz
  • Speed 1500 rpm 1500 rpm
  • Duty Cycle Standby, Mission Critical, Prime Standby, Mission Critical, Prime

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 4764.73 in 78.0 l
  • Compression Ratio 14.7:1 14.7:1
  • Aspiration TA TA
  • Fuel System Electronic unit injection Electronic unit injection
  • Governor Type Adem™3 Adem™3

Generator Set Dimensions

  • Length - Maximum 297.4 in 7554.0 mm
  • Width - Maximum 108.9 in 2767.0 mm
  • Height - Maximum 118.3 in 3004.0 mm
  • Dry Weight - Genset (maximum) 39090.0 lb 17731.0 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

  • IBC seismic certification
  • EU Declaration of Conformity
  • EU Declaration of Incorporation
  • Eurasian Conformity (EAC)

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

3516C (50 Hz) Standard Equipment

Air Inlet

  • Air cleaner

Cooling

  • Package mounted radiator

Exhaust

  • Exhaust flange outlet

Fuel

  • Fuel priming pump
  • Secondary fuel filter
  • Primary fuel filter with integral water separator

Generator

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

Power Termination

  • Busbar

Control Panel

  • EMCP 4.2B

General

  • Paint - Caterpillar Yellow except rails and radiators gloss black

3516C (50 Hz) Optional Equipment

Exhaust

  • Exhaust mufflers

Generator

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

Power Termination

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

Control Panels

  • EMCP 4.3, EMCP 4.4
  • Digital I/O module
  • Load share module
  • Generator temperature monitoring & protection
  • Remote monitoring software

Mounting

  • Spring-type vibration isolator
  • Rubber anti-vibration mounts
  • IBC isolators

Starting/Charging

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

General

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

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