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Cat 3516 engines set the standard in the drilling industry. For many years the 3500 has been the preferred choice by drillers due to their high performance, durability, and reliability in the oilfield.The ideal application for the 3512 engine is mechanical drive for land drilling rigs.Cat engines are backed by the worldwide network of Cat dealers ready to support your operation with technical support, service, parts, and warranty.3516 engines, with ratings: 1230 bkW (1649 bhp) @ 1200 rpm. Not emissions certified, available for non-regulated areas.

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Engine Specifications
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Minimum Rating 1649.0 BHP 1230.0 bkW
Maximum Rating 1649.0 BHP 1230.0 bkW
Emissions Non-certified Non-certified
Rated Speed 1200.0 r/min 1200.0 r/min
Bore 6.69 in 170.0 mm
Stroke 7.48 in 190.0 mm
Displacement 4210.0 in³ 69.0 l
Aspiration Turbocharged-Aftercooled Turbocharged-Aftercooled
Governor and Protection W3161 W3161
Engine Weight - Net Dry 19090.0 lb 8659.0 kg
Oil Change Interval 500 500
Rotation from Flywheel End Counterclockwise Counterclockwise
Flywheel and Flywheel Housing SAE No. 00 SAE No. 00
Flywheel Teeth 183 183

Product Design

Developed specifically to meet the demands of oil and gas applications- Proven reliability and durability- Robust diesel strength design prolongs life and lowers owning and operating costs- Market-leading power density- Designed to perform in oilfield conditions, including high ambient and high altitude applications- Long overhaul life proven in oilfield applications- Core engine components designed for reconditioning and reuse at overhaul

Ease of Installation

- Inner-outer base mounting configuration simplifies rigintegration- Wide range of attachments enable configurationflexibility- Inner base three-point generator mounting maintainsfactory alignment- Single lifting point simplifies installation work

Engine Control and Protection

- Woodward 3161 governor- E-stop pushbutton on instrument panel - Air shutoff and explosion relief valves available - Extra alarms, inputs, and outputs available

Custom Packaging

For any petroleum application, trust Caterpillar to meet your project needs with custom factory generator sets and mechanical packages. Cat engines, generators, controls, radiators, and transmissions can be custom designed and matched in collaboration with our local dealers to create unique solutions. Custom packages are globally supported and are covered by a one year warranty after startup.

Testing

- Every Cat generator set is full-load tested to ensureproper engine performance.- Generator sets are assembled, tested, andvalidated as a package to ensure performance, reliabilityand durability.

Product Support Offered Through Global Cat Dealer Network

- More than 2,200 dealer outlets- Cat factory-trained dealer technicians service everyaspect of your Cat petroleum product- Worldwide parts availability, service, and warranty- Preventive maintenance agreements available for repairbefore-failure options- S•O•SSM program matches your oil and coolant samplesagainst Caterpillar set standards to determine:• Internal engine component condition• Presence of unwanted fluids• Presence of combustion by-products• Site-specific oil change interval

Over 80 Years of Engine Manufacturing Experience

Ownership of these manufacturing processes enablesCaterpillar to produce high quality, dependable products.

Web Site

For all your petroleum power requirements, visit www.catoilandgasinfo.com.

3516 Standard Equipment

Air Inlet System
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  • Corrosion-resistant aftercooler core
  • Regular duty air cleaner
  • Service indicator

3516 Optional Equipment

Air Inlet System
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  • Heavy duty air cleaner
  • Remote air inlet adapters