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3516C (60 Hz)

Cat Generator Set Package

  • Cat generator set packages have been fully prototype tested
  • Accepts 100% block load in one step and meets other 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

  • UL2200 Listed
  • CSA Certified
  • IBC Seismic Certification
  • OSHPD pre-approval
  • 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 (60 Hz) Standard Equipment

    Air Inlet System

    • Air Cleaner; single element canister type

    Control Panels

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

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

    General

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

    Generator and Attachments

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

    Governing System

    • ADEM A3

    Literature

    • English

    Lubrication System

    • Lubricating oil
    • Gear type lube oil pump
    • Integral lube oil cool
    • Oil filter, filler and dipstick
    • Oil drain lines and valve
    • 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
    • 45 Amp charging alternator
    • Battery and battery rack w/cables
    • Battery disconnect switch

    3516C (60 Hz) Optional Equipment

    Control System

    • EMCP4.3, EMCP 4.4

    Air Inlet System

    • Single element filter
    • Dual element air cleaner

    Cooling System

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

    Crankcase System

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

    Exhaust System

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

    Fuel System

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

    General

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

    Generators and Attachments

    • Low / Medium voltage: 380, 440, 480, 600 volts, 3 phase 1800 rpm. RW, IE, No. of Leads = 6, Pitch = .6667: 1600 Frame
    • Low / Medium voltage: 380, 416, 440, 480, 600, 2400, 4160 Volts, 3 Phase 1800 RPM, FW, PM, No. of Leads = 6, Pitch = .6667: 1600, 1800 Frame
    • High voltage: 6300, 6600, 6900 volts, 3 phase 1800 rpm, FW, PM, No. of Leads = 6, Pitch = .6667: 2700, 3000 Frame
    • High voltage: 12470, 13200, 13800 volts, 3 phase 1800 rpm,FW, PM, No. of Leads = 6, Pitch = .6667: 2700, 3000 Frame
    • Space heater kits
    • Generator conversion
    • Thermostate for space heater
    • Alternator air cleaner
    • Differential current transformers (DCT)
    • Differntial current transformers (DCT) 8.7 kV and 15 kV classes

    Instrumentation

    • Pyrometer and thermocouples

    Lubrication System

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

    Mounting System

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

    Power Connections

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

    Special Tests / Reports

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

    Starting and Charging

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

    Extended Service Coverage

    • Platinum, Gold and Silver coverage

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    Overview

    Producing reliable power from1650 to 2500 ekW at 60 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 3516C generator sets are U.S. EPA Certified for Stationary Emergency Use Only (Tier 2 Nonroad Equivalent Emission Standards), Low Fuel Consumption certified.

    Generator Set Specifications

    • Minimum Rating 1650 ekW 1650 ekW
    • Maximum Rating 2500 ekW 2500 ekW
    • Emissions/Fuel Strategy U.S. EPA Certified for Stationary Emergency Use Only (Tier 2 Nonroad Equivalent Emission Standards), Low Fuel Consumption U.S. EPA Certified for Stationary Emergency Use Only (Tier 2 Nonroad Equivalent Emission Standards), Low Fuel Consumption
    • Voltage 220 to 13800 Volts 220 to 13800 Volts
    • Frequency 60 Hz 60 Hz
    • Speed 1800 rpm 1800 rpm
    • Duty Cycle Standby, Mission Critical, Prime, Continuous Standby, Mission Critical, Prime, Continuous

    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 7.48 in 190.0 mm
    • Stroke - HD 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 - Minimum 284.6 in 7229.0 mm
    • Length - Maximum 295.1 in 7495.0 mm
    • Width - Minimum 93.7 in 2379.0 mm
    • Width - Maximum 101.2 in 2569.0 mm
    • Height - Minimum 116.5 in 2958.0 mm
    • Height - Maximum 118.5 in 3009.0 mm
    • Dry Weight - Genset (minimum) 35880.0 lb 16275.0 kg
    • Dry Weight - Genset (maximum) 38780.0 lb 17590.0 kg
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