3516C Generator Set

3516C Generator Set

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Generator Set Specifications

Minimum Rating
1650 ekW
Maximum Rating
2500 ekW
Emissions/Fuel Strategy
U.S. EPA Cert., Tier 2
Voltage
380 to 13800 Volts
Frequency
60 Hz
Speed
1800 rpm
Duty Cycle
Standby, Mission Critical, Prime, Continuous

Engine Specifications

Engine Model
3516C, ATAAC, V-16,4-Stroke Water-Cooled Diesel
Bore
6.69in
Stroke
7.48in
Stroke - HD
8.46in
Displacement
4764.73in
Compression Ratio
14.7:1
Aspiration
TA
Fuel System
Electronic unit injection
Governor Type
Adem™3

Generator Set Dimensions

Length - Minimum
284.6in
Length - Maximum
295.1in
Width - Minimum
93.7in
Width - Maximum
101.2in
Height - Minimum
116.5in
Height - Maximum
118.5in
Dry Weight - Genset (minimum)
35880lb
Dry Weight - Genset (maximum)
38780lb

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

Certifications

  • UL 2200 Listed
  • CSA
  • IBC seismic certification
  • OSHPD pre-approval

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
    • EMCP4.3, EMCP 4.4
    Exhaust
    • Exhaust mufflers
    Air Inlet System
    • Single element filter
    • Dual element air cleaner
    Generator
    • Excitation: [ ] Permanent Magnet Excited (PM) [ ] Internally Excited (IE)
    • Oversize and premium generators
    • Anti-condensation heater
    Cooling System
    • Coolant
    • Standard ambient ATAAC radiators
    • Optional installed radiators
    • Optional installed ATAAC radiators
    • Standard ambient radiators
    • Water level switch gauges
    Power Termination
    • Circuit breakers, UL listed
    • Circuit breakers, IEC compliant
    Crankcase System
    • Explosion relief valves
    • Ventilation system
    • No explosion relief valves
    Control Panels
    • Load share module
    • Digital I/O module
    • Generator temperature monitoring & protection
    • Remote monitoring software
    Mounting
    • Rubber anti-vibration mounts
    • IBC isolators
    Exhaust System
    • Y-Adapters
    • Flexible fittings
    • Exhaust offset
    • Tier 4 clean emissions module
    • Elbows
    • Flange and exhaust expanders
    • Tier 4 clean emission MOD Kits
    • Tier 4 dosing cabinet
    • Flanges
    • Mufflers
    • Clean emission parts
    Starting/charging
    • Oversize batteries
    • Battery chargers
    • Charging alternator
    • Air starting motor with control and silencer
    • Heavy-duty starting system
    Fuel System
    • Primary Fuel Filter
    General
    • The following options are based on regional and product configuration:
    • UL 2200 package
    • CSA Certification
    • EEC Declaration of Conformity
    • Special paint (Colors other than Caterpillar yellow or high performance paints)
    • Integral & sub-base fuel tanks
    • US aid emblem
    • Enclosures: sound attenuated, weather protective
    • Automatic transfer switches (ATS)
    • Seismic Certification per applicable building codes: IBC 2000, IBC 2003, IBC 2006, IBC 2009, CBC 2007
    • EU Certificate of Conformance (CE)
    • Integral & sub-base UL listed dual wall fuel tanks
    Generators And Attachments
    • 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
    • Thermostate for space heater
    • Low / Medium voltage: 380, 440, 480, 600 volts, 3 phase 1800 rpm. RW, IE, No. of Leads = 6, Pitch = .6667: 1600 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
    • Differential current transformers (DCT) 8.7 kV and 15 kV classes
    • Generator conversion
    • Space heater kits
    • Alternator air cleaner
    Instrumentation
    • Pyrometer and thermocouples
    Lubrication System
    • Oil level regulator
    • Lube oil in standard sump
    • Prelube pumps
    Mounting System
    • Puck style low efficiency isolators
    • Spring type vibration isolators
    • IBC vibration isolators
    Power Connections
    • Ground cables between generator and terminal box
    • Neutral ground connections
    • Left side power connections
    • Center post busbar
    • Right side power connections
    • 2700 Frame, four lead, four terminal
    • Rear power connections
    • Low voltage circuit breakers
    Special Tests / Reports
    • IBC certification
    • Fuel consumption test
    • Generator test report
    • PGS test report @ 1.0 power factor
    • Torsional vibration analysis reports
    • OSHPD certification
    • Generator set fuel consumption test
    • PGS test report @ 0.8 power factor
    • Standard engine test charge
    • Canadian Standards Association certification
    Starting And Charging
    • Air pressure regulator
    • Starter cover
    • Air starting motors
    • 10, 20, 35 and 50 amp battery chargers
    • Electric starting motors
    • Jacket water heaters
    • 24 Volt battery set - Dry
    • Engine barring device
    Extended Service Coverage
    • Platinum, Gold and Silver coverage