3516 Diesel Generator Set

3516 Diesel Generator Set

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The 3516 generator set has been developed for a wide range of applications, from emergency standby installations such as healthcare and datacenters to continuously powering remote installations. The packages can ...
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Generator Set Specifications

Minimum Rating
1450 ekW
Maximum Rating
1750 ekW
Emissions/Fuel Strategy
Low Fuel Consumption
Voltage
380 to 480 Volts
Frequency
60 Hz
Speed
1800 rpm
Duty Cycle
Standby, Mission Critical, Prime, Continuous

Engine Specifications

Engine Model
3516 TA, V-16, 4-Stroke Water-Cooled Diesel
Bore
6.69in
Stroke
7.48in
Displacement
4210.64in³
Compression Ratio
13.5:1
Aspiration
TA
Fuel System
Mechanical unit injection
Governor Type
Woodward

Generator Set Dimensions

Length - Maximum
234.4in
Width - Maximum
90in
Height - Maximum
94.9in
Dry Weight - Genset (maximum)
28840lb

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

Standard Equipment:

Optional Equipment:

    Control System
    • EMCP 4.3, EMCP 4.4
    • Local annunciator module: [ ] NFPA 110 [ ] Custom
    Air Inlet System
    • Dual element air cleaner
    • Single element filter
    Cooling System
    • Standard ambient radiators
    • Standard ambient ATAAC radiators
    • Optional installed ATAAC radiators
    • Coolant
    • Optional installed radiators
    • Water level switch gauges
    Engine Options
    • Starting Motors: [ ] Standard [ ] Heavy Duty
    • Muffler: [ ] Industrial Grade
    • Air Cleaner: [ ] Single element air cleaners [ ] Dual element air cleaners [ ] Heavy duty air cleaners
    • Starting Aids: [ ] 220V 50 Hz Jacket Water Heater
    • Batteries: [ ] Standard (1400 CCA) [ ] Heavy Duty (2800 CCA)
    Crankcase System
    • Ventilation system
    • No explosion relief valves
    • Explosion relief valves
    Alternators
    • Temperature Rise (over 40°C ambient): [ ] 150°C [ ] 125°C [ ] 105°C [ ] 80°C
    Exhaust System
    • Y-Adapters
    • Flanges
    • Flange and exhaust expanders
    • Exhaust offset
    • Clean emission parts
    • Tier 4 clean emissions module
    • Flexible fittings
    • Mufflers
    • Tier 4 clean emission MOD Kits
    • Elbows
    • Tier 4 dosing cabinet
    Fuel System
    • Primary Fuel Filter
    • Fuel Priming Pumps (Tier 4) - Manual or electric
    General
    • Special paint (Colors other than Caterpillar yellow or high performance paints)
    • The following options are based on regional and product configuration:
    • UL 2200 package
    • US aid emblem
    • Seismic Certification per applicable building codes: IBC 2000, IBC 2003, IBC 2006, IBC 2009, CBC 2007
    Power Termination
    • Circuit Breaker rating: [ ] 2000A [ ] 2500A [ ] 3200A [ ] 4000A
    • Circuit breaker operation: [ ] Electrical
    • Power Termination: [ ] Bus Bar [ ] Circuit Breaker
    • Circuit breaker trip unit: [ ] LSI [ ] LSIG [ ] LSIG-P
    Generators And Attachments
    • Alternator air cleaner
    • Low / medium voltage: 380/400/415 volts, 3 phase 1500 rpm. RW, IE, No. of Leads = 6, Pitch = .6667: 1600 Frame
    • High voltage: 12470, 13200, 13800 volts, 3 phase 1800 rpm,FW, PM, No. of Leads = 6, Pitch = .6667: 2700, 3000 Frame
    • High voltage: 6300, 6600, 6900 volts, 3 phase 1800 rpm, FW, PM, No. of Leads = 6, Pitch = .6667: 2700, 3000 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
    • Thermostate for space heater
    • Generator conversion
    • Low / medium voltage: 380/400/415 volts, 3 phase 1500 rpm. RW, PM, No. of Leads = 6, Pitch = .6667: 1600 and 1800 Frames
    • Differential current transformers (DCT)
    • Low / medium voltage: 380, 440, 480, 600 volts, 3 phase 1800 rpm. RW, IE, No. of Leads = 6, Pitch = .6667: 1600 Frame
    • Differntial current transformers (DCT) 8.7 kV and 15 kV classes
    • Space heater
    Extended Service Contract (esc)
    • Extended Service Contract (ESC): [ ] 2 Year [ ] 3 Year [ ] 5 Year
    Instrumentation
    • Pyrometer and thermocouples
    Lubrication System
    • Prelube pumps
    • Lube oil in standard sump
    • Oil level regulator
    Mounting System
    • Puck style low efficiency isolators
    • Spring type vibration isolators
    • IBC vibration isolators
    Power Connections
    • Neutral ground connections
    • Center post busbar
    • Right side power connections
    • Rear power connections
    • Low voltage circuit breakers
    • Ground cables between generator and terminal box
    • Left side power connections
    • 2700 Frame, four lead, four terminal
    Special Tests / Reports
    • Generator test report
    • Fuel consumption test
    • Standard engine test charge
    • OSHPD certification
    • Canadian Standards Association certification
    • PGS test report @ 1.0 power factor
    • Generator set fuel consumption test
    • Torsional vibration analysis reports
    • IBC certification
    • PGS test report @ 0.8 power factor
    Starting And Charging
    • Electric starting motors
    • Air pressure regulator
    • Engine barring device
    • Starter cover
    • 10, 20, 35 and 50 amp battery chargers
    • 24 Volt battery set - Dry
    • Jacket water heaters
    • Air starting motors
    Extended Service Coverage
    • Platinum, Gold and Silver coverage