3516C (50 Hz) with Upgradeable Package

3516C (50 Hz) with Upgradeable Package

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Generator Set Specifications

Standby Rating
2750 kVA
Prime Power Rating
2500 kVA
Emissions/Fuel Strategy
Low Fuel Consumption
380 to 11000 volts
50 Hz
1500 rpm
Duty Cycle
Standby, Mission Critical, Prime
Maximum Rating
2750 kVA
Minimum Rating
2500 kVA

Engine Specifications

Engine Model
3516C, ATAAC, V-16,4-Stroke Water-Cooled Diesel
Compression Ratio
Fuel System
Electronic unit injection
Governor Type

Generator Set Dimensions

Length - Maximum
Width - Maximum
Height - Maximum
Dry Weight - Genset (maximum)

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


  • EU Declaration of Conformity
  • EU Declaration of Conformity
  • Eurasian Conformity (EAC)
  • Telecommunication Lab of China

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

Worldwide 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:

    Air Inlet System
    • Remote air inlet adapters
    • Dual element air cleaners
    • Air inlet protection
    • Heavy duty air cleaners
    Circuit Breakers
    • Cable entry options
    • Control packaging for enclosures
    • Trip units
    • Load take off; IEC standard hole
    • Busbar power connections
    • Center posts busbars
    • EMAX breakers
    Power Termination
    • Circuit breakers, IEC compliant
    Control Panels
    • Annunciator modules
    • Generator temperature monitoring
    • Auxiliary box
    • Remote speed adjust
    • Busbar connections
    • Vandal proof panel door
    • Voltage raise/lower switch
    • EMCP 4.3, EMCP 4.4
    • Local and remote monitoring
    • Language options
    • Customer interface options
    • External box clips
    • EMAX breaker connections
    • Governors
    Cooling System
    • Heat exchangers
    • Water level switch gauges
    • Radiator duct flanges
    • Optional Serpentine radiators
    European Certifications
    • EU Declaration of Conformity
    Exhaust System
    • Through wall installation kit
    • Muffler mounting kits
    • Mufflers
    • Flexible fittings
    Fuel System
    • Fuel coolers
    • Primary fuel filter
    Generators And Attachments
    • Generators
    • 3 Phase, Random wound, Internal excitation (IE)
    • Internal excitation (IE)
    • 3 Phase, 380 / 400 / 415 / 3300 / 6600 / 10000 / 10500 / 11000 volt
    • Number of leads: 6
    • Pitch: 0.6667
    • Pyrometers and thermocouples
    • Thermocouples
    Lube System
    • Oil level regulator
    • Electric prelube pumps
    • Manual prelube sump pumps
    Mounting System
    • IBC vibration isolators
    • Spring type vibration isolators
    Protection System
    • Explosion relief valves
    Special Tests / Reports
    • IBC seismic Certification
    • CSA test and certification
    • PGS Test report @ 1.0 power factor
    • Neutral ground certificate
    • PGS Test report @ 0.8 power factor
    Starting / Charging System
    • 10 and 20 Amp Battery chargers
    • Charging alternators - 50 Amp
    • Dual 24 volt electric starting motors
    • ETHER starting aids
    • 24 Volt battery set - Dry
    • Jacket water heaters
    • Engine barring group