3516B Generator Set

3516B Generator Set

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Generator Set Specifications

Prime Power Rating
2275/2000 kVA
Continuous Rating
2000/1750 kVA
Emissions/Fuel Strategy
Low Fuel Consumption
Voltage
380 to 11000 Volts
Frequency
50 Hz
Speed
1500 rpm
Duty Cycle
Prime, Continuous
Maximum Rating
2275 kVA
Minimum Rating
1750 kVA

Engine Specifications

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

Generator Set Dimensions

Length - Minimum
278.2in
Length - Maximum
292in
Width - Maximum
90in
Height - Maximum
92.9in
Dry Weight - Genset (minimum)
33300lb
Dry Weight - Genset (maximum)
36280lb

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:

    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, 35 Amp battery chargers
    • 50 Amp NFPA battery charger
    • Air starting motors