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Overview

Producing reliable power from 1640 ekW to 2250 ekW at 60 Hz our 3516B diesel generator sets are made to match your mission critical, continuous, standby and prime applications. Each meets ISO 8528-5 transient response requirements and accepts 100 percent rated load in one step. Depending on the model, our 3516B generator sets are designed for either low fuel consumption or low emissions — it's how we're helping you power responsibly. Ensure you have a non-stop power supply with our integrated control system, including ATS and switchgear, and know your fleet status with its on-site and remote monitoring options. Our EMCP 4.2 control panel, with a user-friendly interface, combines all your management and diagnostic tools. Equip your generator sets with what they need to operate to your standards with our broad range of accessories and bolt-on system expansion attachments. Find flexible packaging options to work with your environmental conditions. Our 3516B generator sets were designed to take on power challenges — like yours.

Generator Set Specifications

  • Minimum Rating 1640 ekW 1640 ekW
  • Maximum Rating 2250 ekW 2250 ekW
  • Voltage 220 to 13800 220 to 13800
  • Frequency 60 Hz 60 Hz
  • Speed 1800 RPM 1800 RPM

Generator Set Configurations

  • Emissions/Fuel Strategy Low Fuel Consumption, Low Emissions Low Fuel Consumption, Low Emissions

Engine Specifications

  • Engine Model 3516B TA, V-16, 4-Stroke Water-Cooled Diesel 3516B TA, V-16, 4-Stroke Water-Cooled Diesel
  • Compression Ratio 14.0:1 Std 15.5:1 HD 14.0:1 Std 15.5:1 HD
  • Aspiration TA TA
  • Governor Type Adem™3 Adem™3
  • Fuel System Electronic unit injection Electronic unit injection
  • Bore 6.69 in 170.0 mm
  • Displacement - HD 4764.73 in³ 78.08 l
  • Displacement - Std 4210.64 in³ 69.0 l
  • Stroke - HD 8.46 in 215.0 mm
  • Stroke - Standard 7.48 in 190.0 mm

Cat Generator Set Package

Cat generator set packages have been fully prototype tested, and certified torsional vibration analysis reports are available. The packages are designed to accept 100% load in one step, meet the NFPA 110 requirement for loading, and conform to the ISO 8528-5 steady state and transient response requirements

Cat Diesel Engine

The four cycle Cat diesel engine combines consistent performance with excellent fuel economy and transient response that meets or exceeds ISO 8528-5. The engines have been designed and built for a wide range of applications and can be optimized for low fuel consumption or low emissions. The engines feature a reliable, rugged, and durable design that has been field proven in thousands of applications worldwide from emergency standby installations to continuously operating power plants.

Cooling System

The cooling system has been designed to operate in standard ambient temperatures up to 50°C (122°F), with optional high ambient radiators available. The factory installed cooling system has been designed and tested to ensure proper generator set cooling, and includes the radiator, fan, belts, and all guarding installed as standard. Contact your Cat Dealer for specific ambient and altitude capabilities.

Generators

The generators used on Cat packages have been designed and tested to work with the Cat engine. The generators are built with robust Class H insulation and provide industry leading motor starting capability. Random wound generators provide good generator performance in a majority of applications and form wound is available for harsh mechanical and electrical environments.

Cat EMCP Control Panel

The EMCP controller features the reliability and durability you have come to expect from your Cat equipment. EMCP4 is a scalable control platform designed to ensure reliable generator set operation, providing extensive information about power output and engine operation. EMCP4 systems can be further customized to meet your needs through programming and expansion modules.

World Wide Product Support

Cat Dealers provide extensive post sale support including maintenance and repair agreements. Cat dealers have over 1,800 dealer branch stores operating in 200 countries. The Caterpillar S•O•S℠ program cost effectively detects internal engine component condition, even the presence of unwanted fluids and combustion by-products.

3516B (60 Hz) Standard Equipment

Air Inlet

  • Air Cleaner

Cooling

  • Package mounted radiator

Exhaust

  • Exhaust flange outlet

Fuel

  • Primary fuel filter with integral water separator
  • Secondary fuel filter
  • Fuel priming pump

Generator

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

Power Termination

  • Bus Bar

Control Panel

  • EMCP 4 Genset Controller

General

  • Paint - Caterpillar Yellow except rails and radiators gloss black

3516B (60 Hz) Optional Equipment

Exhaust

  • Exhaust mufflers

Generator

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

Power Termination

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

Control Panels

  • EMCP 4.2
  • EMCP 4.3
  • EMCP 4.4
  • Generator temperature monitoring & protection
  • Load share module
  • Digital I/O module
  • Remote monitoring software

Mounting

  • Rubber anti-vibration mounts
  • Spring-type vibration isolator
  • IBC isolators

Starting/Charging

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

General

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

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