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Overview

The 3516B diesel generator sets are made to meet your mission critical, continuous, standby and prime applications. Producing reliable power from 1750 to 2500 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.

Generator Set Specifications

  • Minimum Rating 1750 kVA 1750 kVA
  • Maximum Rating 2250 kVA 2250 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, Continuous Standby, Mission Critical, Prime, Continuous

Engine Specifications

  • Engine Model 3516B TA, V-16, 4-Stroke Water-Cooled Diesel 3516B TA, V-16, 4-Stroke Water-Cooled Diesel
  • Bore 6.69 in 170.0 mm
  • Stroke 7.48 in 190.0 mm
  • Displacement 69.0 in 4210.64 l
  • Compression Ratio 14.0:1 14.0:1
  • Aspiration TA TA
  • Fuel System Electronic unit injection Electronic unit injection
  • Governor Type Adem™3 Adem™3

Generator Set Dimensions

  • Length - Minimum 233.4 in 5928.0 mm
  • Length - Maximum 6377.0 in 251.7 mm
  • Width - Maximum 90.0 in 2286.0 mm
  • Height - Maximum 93.2 in 2367.0 mm
  • Dry Weight - Genset (minimum) 31900.0 lb 14470.0 kg
  • Dry Weight - Genset (maximum) 40320.0 lb 18290.0 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

3516B (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
  • Secondary fuel filter

Generator

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

Power Termination

  • Busbar

Control Panels

  • Engine cool-down timer
  • Frequency (Hz)
  • DC Volts
  • Volts (L-L & L-N)
  • Customizable screens
  • Limiter and exciter diode monitor
  • Power Factor (per phase & average)
  • 1 Programmable relay outputs (Form C
  • Text alarm/event descriptions
  • Speed adjust
  • 1 Programmable digital outputs
  • Overspeed - Emergency stop
  • 4 Programmable relay outputs (Form A)
  • Emergency stop - Failure to start (overcrank)
  • Reverse reactive power (kVAr) (32RV)
  • 6 Customer programmable digital inputs
  • Customer data link (Modbus RTU)
  • Emergency stop pushbutton
  • Environmental sealed front face
  • kW-hr (total) - kVAr-hr (total)
  • Cat Connect
  • Load histogram feature
  • RPM - DC volts
  • Failure to start (overcrank)
  • Serial annunciator module data link
  • Coolant temperature
  • Operating hours
  • kW (per phase, average & percent)
  • IVR includes:
  • Low coolant temperature
  • Reactive droop capability
  • Generator set packages include Caterpillar' s Voltage Regulator
  • Digital indication for:
  • KVAR/PF modes
  • Lamp test
  • Controls:
  • PLC functionality
  • 0 True RMS AC metering, 3-phase, +/-2% accuracy
  • Oil pressure (psi, kPa or bar)
  • Generator mounted - rear facing
  • Amps (per phase & average)
  • Low coolant level
  • 3 Analog inputs
  • Reverse power (kW) (32)
  • 24 Volt DC operation
  • Over / under voltage (2 7/ 59)
  • Over / under frequency (81 o/u)
  • RFI suppression
  • 3 Phase voltage sensing
  • EMCP 4.2B
  • Alarm acknowledge
  • Auto/start/stop control
  • kVA (per phase, average & percent)
  • Min / max exciter
  • Engine cycle crank
  • Low oil pressure
  • Accessory module data link
  • High coolant temperature
  • Warning / shutdown with common LED indication of shutdowns for:
  • Communications:
  • Overcurrent (50 / 51)
  • Number of I/O varies on options selected:
  • Programmable protective relaying functions:

Control Panel

  • EMCP 4 Genset Controller

Cooling System

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

Exhaust System

  • Dry exhaust manifold
  • Flanged faced outlet(s)

Fuel System

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

General

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

Generator and Attachments

  • Busbar connections, right side extension box, bottom cable entry
  • 3 Phase brushless, salient pole
  • Form wound - Permanent magnet
  • Anti condensation Space Heater
  • Busbar connections, top center mounted, top cable entry
  • 6 Leads
  • Winding temperature detectors
  • Class H temperature rise at 40C ambient (125C prime / 150C standby)
  • Form wound
  • Internal excitation
  • NEMA Class H insulation
  • Low Voltage:
  • Random wound
  • High voltage:
  • 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
  • Permanent magnet
  • NEMA standard hole pattern

Governing System

  • ADEM A3

Literature

  • English

Lubrication System

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

Mounting System

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

Starting System

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

3516B (50 Hz) Optional Equipment

Control System

  • EMCP 4.3, EMCP 4.4

Exhaust

  • Exhaust mufflers

Air Inlet System

  • Single element filter
  • Dual element air cleaner

Generator

  • Oversize and premium generators
  • Permanent magnet excitation (PMG)
  • Anti-condensation heater
  • Internal excitation (IE)

Cooling System

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

Power Termination

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

Crankcase System

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

Control Panels

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

Exhaust System

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

Fuel System

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

Starting/Charging

  • Air starting motor with control and silencer
  • Charging alternator
  • Oversize batteries
  • Heavy-duty starting system

Generators and Attachments

  • Differential current transformers (DCT)
  • Thermostate for space heater
  • Differntial current transformers (DCT) 8.7 kV and 15 kV classes
  • Alternator air cleaner
  • Generator conversion
  • Space heater
  • Low / Medium voltage: 380/400/415 volts, 3 phase 1500 rpm. RW, IE, No. of Leads = 6, Pitch = .6667: 1600 Frame
  • 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

General

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

Lubrication System

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

Mounting System

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

Mounting

  • IBC isolators

Power Connections

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

Special Tests / Reports

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

Starting and Charging

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

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  • Platinum, Gold and Silver coverage

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