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3516E (50 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 (3000-3500 kVA at 50 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 is certified Tier 2 Equivalent, US EPA Stationary Emergency / Low NOx (1/2 TA Luft).

Generator Set Specifications

  • Minimum Rating 3000 kVA 3000 kVA
  • Maximum Rating 3500 kVA 3500 kVA
  • Emissions/Fuel Strategy Tier 2 Equivalent - 1808 rpm Tier 2 Equivalent - 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 3516E, V-16, 4-Stroke Water-Cooled Diesel 3516E, 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™5 Adem™5

Generator Set Dimensions

  • Length - Minimum 353.3 in 8973.0 mm
  • Length - Maximum 363.1 in 9224.0 mm
  • Width - Minimum 104.0 in 2460.0 mm
  • Width - Maximum 104.0 in 2460.0 mm
  • Height - Minimum 132.6 in 3342.0 mm
  • Height - Maximum 131.6 in 3342.0 mm
  • Dry Weight - Genset (minimum) 47620.0 lb 21600.0 kg
  • Dry Weight - Genset (maximum) 52911.0 lb 24000.0 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 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 (50 Hz) Standard Equipment

Air Inlet System

  • Air Cleaner; single element canister type

Control System

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

Cooling System

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

Exhaust System

  • Flanged faced outlet(s)
  • Dry exhaust manifold

Fuel System

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

General

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

Generator and Attachments

  • NEMA standard hole pattern
  • Medium Voltage:
  • Anti condensation space heater
  • NEMA Class H insulation, Class H temperature rise at 40C ambient (125C prime/150C standby)
  • Winding temperature detectors
  • High Voltage:
  • Busbar connections, right side extension box, bottom cable entry
  • Form wound
  • 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
  • 6 Lead
  • Permanent magnet
  • 3 Phase brushless, salient pole
  • Class H insulation, Class F temperature rise at 40C ambient (105C prime / 130C standby)

Governing System

  • ADEM A5

Literature

  • English

Lubrication System

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

Mounting System

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

Starting System

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

3516E (50 Hz) Optional Equipment

Control System

  • EMCP 4.3, EMCP 4.4

Air Inlet System

  • Single element filter
  • Dual element air cleaner

Cooling System

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

Crankcase System

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

Exhaust System

  • Y-Adapters

Fuel System

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

General

  • Special paint (Colors other than Caterpillar yellow or high performance paints)
  • US aid emblem

Generators and Attachments

  • 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
  • Thermostate for space heater
  • Low / Medium voltage: 380/400/415 volts, 3 phase 1500 rpm. RW, PM, No. of Leads = 6, Pitch = .6667: 1600 and 1800 Frames
  • Generator conversion

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

  • Neutral ground connections
  • Center post busbar
  • Right side power connections

Special Tests / Reports

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

Starting and Charging

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

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  • Platinum, Gold and Silver coverage

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