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3516B DGB™ (50 Hz)

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Overview

The 3516B DGB (Dynamic Gas Blending) generator sets are made to match your continuous and prime applications. Producing reliable power from 1750 to 2275 kVA at 50 Hz, each generator set has been designed to meet ISO 8528-5 transient response requirements and accepts 100 percent rated load in one step. Our 3516B DGB generator sets have been developed for low fuel consumption.

Generator Set Specifications

  • Minimum Rating 1750 kVA 1750 kVA
  • Maximum Rating 2275 kVA 2275 kVA
  • Emissions/Fuel Strategy Low Fuel Consumption Low Fuel Consumption
  • Voltage 380 to 11000 Volts 380 to 11000 Volts
  • Frequency 50 Hz 50 Hz
  • Speed 1500 rpm 1500 rpm
  • Duty Cycle Prime, Continuous 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
  • Stroke - HD 8.46 in 215.0 mm
  • Displacement 4210.64 in 69.0 l
  • Displacement - HD 4764.73 in³ 78.08 l
  • Compression Ratio 14.0:1 Std 15.5:1 HD 14.0:1 Std 15.5:1 HD
  • Aspiration TA TA
  • Fuel System Electronic unit injection Electronic unit injection
  • Governor Type Adem™4 Adem™4

Generator Set Dimensions

  • Length - Minimum 278.2 in 7066.0 mm
  • Length - Maximum 292.0 in 7416.0 mm
  • Width - Maximum 90.0 in 2286.0 mm
  • Height - Maximum 92.9 in 2360.0 mm
  • Dry Weight - Genset (minimum) 33300.0 lb 15135.0 kg
  • Dry Weight - Genset (maximum) 36280.0 lb 16490.0 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

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 DGB™ (50 Hz) Standard Equipment

Air Inlet System

  • Air cleaner, single element canister type

Control System

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

Exhaust

  • Exhaust flange outlet

Fuel

  • Primary fuel filter with integral water separator

Generator

  • IP23 Protection

Power Termination

  • Busbar

Control Panel

  • EMCP 4 Genset Controller

Cooling System

  • Package mounted radiator

Exhaust System

  • Dry exhaust manifold
  • Flanged faced outlet(s)

Fuel System

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

General

  • SAE Standard Rotation
  • Paint - Caterpillar yellow except rails and radiators gloss black
  • RH Service
  • Flywheel and Flywheel housing-SAE No. 00

Generators and Attachments

  • Matched to the performance and output characteristics of Cat engines
  • Random wound
  • Busbar connections, right side extension box, bottom cable entry - 60 Hz models: NEMA standard hole pattern
  • Permanent magnet
  • LV
  • HV:
  • MV:
  • 6 Lead
  • Winding temperature detectors
  • NEMA Class H insulation, Class H temperature rise at 40C ambient (125C prime / 150C standby) - 60 Hz models: NEMA standard hole pattern
  • Class H insulation, Class F temperature rise at 40C ambient (105C prime / 130C standby)
  • 3 Phase brushless, salient pole
  • Anti condensation space heater
  • NEMA Class H insulation, Class H temperature rise at 40C ambient (125C prime / 150C standby)
  • Form wound

Governing System

  • ADEM A3

Lube System

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

Mounting System

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

Starting System

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

3516B DGB™ (50 Hz) Optional Equipment

Exhaust

  • Exhaust mufflers

Air Inlet System

  • Dual element air cleaner
  • Standard ambient radiators
  • Single element Filter
  • Standard ambient ATAAC radiators
  • Optional radiator arrangements

Generator

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

Control Panels

  • Load share module
  • Empty upper box
  • Generator main terminal box
  • Annunciator - remote
  • EMCP 4.3, EMCP 4.4
  • Digital I/O module
  • Cable Shroud
  • Remote monitoring software
  • Vandal proof panel cover
  • Side extension box
  • Generator temperature monitoring & protection
  • Annunciator - local

Cooling System

  • Water level switch gauges
  • Coolant

Mounting

  • IBC isolators
  • Spring-type vibration isolator

Crankcase Systems

  • No explosion relief valves
  • Explosion relief valve
  • Crankcase ventilation systems
  • Crankcase protection groups:

Exhaust System

  • Tier 4 dosing cabinet
  • Y Adapters
  • Flanges
  • Flange and exhaust expanders
  • Elbows>
  • Mufflers
  • Tier 4 lean emissions moduel
  • Clean emission parts
  • Flexible fittings
  • Tier 4 clean emission MOD kits
  • Exhaust offset

Starting/Charging

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

Extended Service Coverage

  • Platinum, Silver and Gold coverage

General

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

Fuel System

  • Gas fuel filter
  • Primary fuel filter
  • Fuel priming pump (Tier 4)

Generators and Attachments

  • 1600 Frame - 380, 400, 415 Volts, 3 Phase 1500 rpm ,FW, PM, No. of leads = 6, Pitch = .6667
  • Hi voltage optional attachments
  • Differential current transformers
  • 1600 Frame - 380, 400, 415 Volts, 3 Phase 1500 rpm, RW, PM, No. of leads = 6, Pitch = .6667
  • Generators high voltage
  • Space heater kit
  • Generator conversions
  • 1600 Frame - 380, 400, 415 Volts, 3 Phase 1500 rpm, RW, IE, No. of leads = 6, Pitch = .6667
  • 2700 Frame - 6300, 6600, 6900 Volts, 3 Phase 1500 rpm, FW, PM, No. of leads = 6, Pitch = .6667
  • 3000 Frame - 10000, 10500, 11000 Volts, 3 Phase 1500 rpm, FW, PM, No. of leads = 6, Pitch = .6667
  • 1800 Frame
  • Alternator air cleaner

Instrumentation

  • Pyrometer and Termocouples

Lube System

  • Prelube pump groups
  • Oil level regulator
  • Lube oil in standard sump

Mounting System

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

Power Connections

  • Cable entry - right side
  • Cable entry - rear
  • Grounding groups
  • left side power connections
  • Neutral ground connections
  • Center post busbar
  • Right side power connections
  • Cable entry - left side
  • Rear power connections

Power Termination

  • Circuit breakers - LV packages
  • Circuit breakers, UL listed
  • 2000, 2500, 3200 Amp, 3 Pole, IEC rated circuit breakers
  • Circuit breakers, IEC compliant
  • 2000, 2500, 3200 Amp, 4 Pole, IEC rated circuit breakers
  • 1600, 2000, 2500, 3000 and 4000 Amp, 3 Pole, UL-100% rated circuit breakers

Special Tests / Reports

  • Standard engine test
  • Torsional vibration analysis
  • Fuel consumption test
  • PGS test report @ 1.0 power factor
  • OSPD certification
  • PGS test report @ 0.8 power factor
  • Generator set report

Starting / Charging

  • Engine barring devices
  • Electric starting motors
  • Jacket water heaters
  • Starter covers
  • Batteries, racks and cables
  • Air pressure regulator
  • 10, 20 and 35 Amp battery charger
  • 50 Amp NFPA battery charger
  • Air starting motors

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