3516B Generator Set

3516B Generator Set

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Generator Set Specifications

Prime Power Rating
1825 ekW
Continuous Rating
1640 ekW
Emissions/Fuel Strategy
Low Fuel Consumption
Voltage
380 to 13800 Volts
Frequency
60 Hz
Speed
1800 rpm
Duty Cycle
Prime, Continuous
Maximum Rating
1825 ekW
Minimum Rating
1640 ekW

Engine Specifications

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

Generator Set Dimensions

Length - Maximum
258.1in
Width - Maximum
90.1in
Height - Maximum
94.1in
Dry Weight - Genset (maximum)
33300lb

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
    • Standard ambient radiators
    • Dual Element Air Cleaner
    • Standard ambient ATAAC radiators
    • Single Element Filter
    • Optional Radiator Arrangements
    Generator
    • Anti-condensation heater
    • Permanent magnet excitation (PMG)
    • Oversize and premium generators
    • Internal excitation (IE)
    Control Panels
    • EMCP 4.4
    • Load share module
    • Digital I/O module
    • Generator main terminal box
    • Remote monitoring software
    • Vandal proof panel cover
    • Generator temperature monitoring & protection
    • Empty upper box
    • Cable Shroud
    • Annunciator - local
    • Digital I/O module
    • Annunciator - remote
    • Side extension box
    Cooling System
    • Coolant
    • Water level switch gauges
    Crankcase Systems
    • No explosion relief valves
    • Explosion relief valve
    • Crankcase ventilation systems
    • Crankcase protection groups:
    Mounting
    • Rubber anti-vibration mounts
    • IBC isolators
    Exhaust System
    • Flange and exhaust expanders
    • Flexible fittings
    • Tier 4 lean emissions moduel
    • Flanges
    • Elean emission parts
    • Tier 4 dosing cabinet
    • Exhaust offset
    • Mufflers
    • Tier 4 clean emission MOD kits
    • Y Adapters
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    Starting/charging
    • Oversize batteries
    • Charging alternator
    • Heavy-duty starting system
    • Jacket water heater
    • Battery chargers
    General
    • CSA Certification
    • EEC Declaration of Conformity
    • Automatic transfer switches (ATS)
    • UL 2200 package
    • Integral & sub-base UL listed dual wall fuel tanks
    • EU Certificate of Conformance (CE)
    • Integral & sub-base fuel tanks
    • Seismic Certification per applicable building codes: IBC 2000, IBC 2003, IBC 2006, IBC 2009, CBC 2007
    • Enclosures: sound attenuated, weather protective
    • The following options are based on regional and product configuration:
    Extended Service Coverage
    • Platinum, Silver and Gold coverage
    Fuel System
    • Primary fuel filter
    • Fuel priming pump (Tier 4)
    • Gas fuel filter
    Generators And Attachments
    • Generator conversions
    • Hi volt optional attachments
    • 2700 Frame - 6300, 6600, 6900 Volts, 3 Phase 1800 RPM, FW, PM, No. of leads = 6, Pitch = .6667
    • 1600 Frame - 380, 440, 480, 600 Volts, 3 Phase 1800 RPM, RW, PM, No. of leads = 6, Pitch = .6667
    • Generators high voltage
    • Differential current transformers
    • 1600 Frame - 380, 416, 440, 480, 600, 2400, 4160 Volts, 3 Phase 1800 RPM ,FW, PM, No. of leads = 6, Pitch = .6667
    • 1600 Frame - 380, 440, 480, 600 Volts, 3 Phase 1800 RPM, RW, IE, No. of leads = 6, Pitch = .6667
    • Alternator air cleaner
    • 1800 Frame
    • Space heater kit
    • 3000 Frame - 12470, 13200, 13800 Volts, 3 Phase 1800 RPM, FW, PM, No. of leads = 6, Pitch = .6667
    Instrumentation
    • Pyrometer and Termocouples
    Lube System
    • Oil level regulator
    • Prelube pump groups
    • Lube oil in standard sump
    Mounting System
    • IBC vibration isolators
    • Puck style low efficiency isolators
    • Spring type vibration isolators
    Power Connections
    • Center post busbar
    • Cable entry - rear
    • Rear power connections
    • Cable entry - right side
    • Cable entry - left side
    • Grounding groups
    • Neutral ground connections
    • Right side power connections
    • left side power connections
    Power Termination
    • Circuit breakers - LV Packages
    • 2000, 2500, 3200 Amp, 4 Pole, IEC rated circuit breakers
    • Circuit breakers, IEC compliant
    • Circuit breakers, UL listed
    • 1600, 2000, 2500, 3000 and 4000 Amp, 3 Pole, UL-100% rated circuit breakers
    • 2000, 2500, 3200 Amp, 3 Pole, IEC rated circuit breakers
    Special Tests / Reports
    • Generator set report
    • PGS test report @ 0.8 power factor
    • Fuel consumption test
    • Torsional vibration analysis
    • Seismic certifications
    • PGS test report @ 1.0 power factor
    • Standard engine test
    • OSPD certification
    Starting / Charging
    • 10, 20, 35 Amp battery chargers
    • Engine barring devices
    • Batteries, racks and cables
    • Jacket water heaters
    • Air starting motors with control and silencer
    • Electric starting motors
    • Starter covers
    • 50 Amp NFPA battery charger
    • Air pressure regulator