Diesel Generator Sets:

3516B Generator Set

Height - Maximum
98.2 in
Length - Maximum
247.3 in
Width - Maximum
90 in
Minimum Rating
2000 kVA

The 3516B 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 be optimized for performance that matters to you with either low emissions or low fuel consumption versions available. Backed by the worldwide network of Cat dealers ready to support your operation with technical support, service, parts, and warranty, Cat generator sets will provide the reliability and durability you expect.



Product Specs

  • Generator Set Specifications

  • Height - Maximum
    98.2in
    Length - Maximum
    247.3in
    Width - Maximum
    90in
    Minimum Rating
    2000 kVA
    Maximum Rating
    2500 kVA
    Voltage
    400 to 11,000 Volts
    Frequency
    50 Hz
    Speed
    1500 rpm
    Duty Cycle
    Standby, Prime, Continuous, Mission Critical
    Dry Weight - Genset (maximum)
    34.25
    Duty Cycle
    Standby, Prime, Continuous, Mission Critical
  • Generator Set Configurations

  • Emissions/Fuel Strategy
    Low Fuel Consumption, Low Emissions
  • Engine Specifications

  • Engine Model
    3516B TA, V-16, 4-Stroke Water-Cooled Diesel
    Compression Ratio
    15.5:1
    Aspiration
    TA
    Governor Type
    Adem™3
    Fuel System
    Electronic unit injection
    Bore
    6.69in
    Displacement - HD
    4764.73in³
    Displacement - Std
    4210.64in³
    Stroke - HD
    8.46in
    Stroke - Standard
    7.48in
    Air Inlet
    Single element canister style with service indicator
    Exhaust Flange Size
    203.2 mm (8.0 in)

Equipment

  • Air Inlet System
    • Air Cleaner; single element canister type
  • Control Panels
    • EMCP 4.2
       
    • Emergency stop pushbutton
    • 24 Volt DC operation
    • Environmental sealed front face
    • Text alarm/event descriptions
    • Generator mounted - rear facing
    • Generator set packages include Caterpillar' s Voltage Regulator . IVR includes reactive droop capability, 3-phase voltage sensing, KVAR/PF modes, RFI suppression, min/max exciter. Limiter and exciter diode monitor
    • Controls: Speed adjust - Auto/start/stop control - Engine cool-down timer - Engine cycle crank - Alarm acknowledge - Lamp test - Load histogram feature - PLC functionality - Customizable screens -0 True RMS AC metering, 3-phase, +/-2% accuracy
    • Digital indication for: RPM - DC volts - Operating hours - Oil pressure (psi, kPa or bar) - Coolant temperature - Volts (L-L & L-N) - Frequency (Hz) - Amps (per phase & average) - Power Factor (per phase & average) - kW (per phase, average & percent) - kVA (per phase, average & percent) - kVAr (per phase, average & percent) - kW-hr (total) - kVAr-hr (total)
    • Warning/shutdown with common LED indication of shutdowns for: Low oil pressure - High coolant temperature - Overspeed - Emergency stop - Failure to start (overcrank) - Low coolant temperature - Low coolant level -
    • Programmable protective relaying functions: Generator phase sequence - Over/Under voltage (27/59) - Over/Under Frequency (81 o/u) - Reverse Power (kW) (32) - Reverse Reactive Power (kVAr) (32RV) - Overcurrent (50/51)
    • Communications: Customer data link (Modbus RTU) - Accessory module data link - Serial annunciator module data link - Cat Connect - 3 Analog inputs - 6 Customer programmable digital inputs
    • Number of I/O varies on options selected: 4 programmable relay outputs (Form A) - 1 programmable relay outputs (Form C) - 1 programmable digital outputs
  • Cooling System
    • Certified standard PGS provided
    • ATAAC - 3516E Package Radiators shipped installed
  • Exhaust System
    • Dry exhaust manifold
    • Flanged faced outlet(s)
  • Fuel System
    • Secondary fuel filters
    • Fuel cooler; not included with packages without radiator
    • Flexible fuel lines - shipped loose
    • Fuel priming pump
  • General
    • Caterpillar yellow with high gloss black rails and radiator
    • Right hand servicing
    • Flywheel and flywheel housing - SAE No. 00
    • SAE standard rotation
       
  • Generator And Attachments
    • 3 Phase brushless, salient pole
    • 6 Leads
       
    • Low voltage: Random wound - Internal Excitation - Winding temperature detectors - NEMA Class H insulation, Class H temperature rise at 40C ambient (125C prime/150C standby) - Busbar connections, top center mounted, top cable entry - NEMA standard hole pattern
       
    • Medium voltage: Form wound - Permanent magnet - Winding temperature detectors - NEMA Class H insulation, Class H temperature rise at 40C ambient (125C prime/150C standby) - Busbar connections, right side extension box, bottom cable entry - NEMA standard hole pattern
    • High voltage: Form wound - Permanent magnet - Winding temperature detectors - Anti condensation Space heater - Class H insulation, Class F temperature rise at 40C ambient (105C prime/130C standby)

       
  • Governing System
    • ADEM A3
  • Literature
    • English
  • Lubrication System
    • Lubricating oil
    • Gear type lube oil pump
    • Integral lube oil cool
    • Oil filter, filler and dipstick
    • Oil drain lines and valve
    • Fumes disposal
  • Mounting System
    • Rails - engine/generator/radiator mounting
    • Anti-vibration mounts (shipped loose)
    • Rubber anti-vibration mounts (shipped loose)
  • Starting System
    • 24 Volt electric starting motor
    • 45 Amp charging alternator
    • Battery and battery rack w/cables
    • Battery disconnect switch
  • Control System
    • EMCP4.3, EMCP 4.4
  • Air Inlet System
    • Single element filter
    • Dual element air cleaner
  • Cooling System
    • Standard ambient radiators
    • Standard ambient ATAAC radiators
    • Optional installed radiators
    • Optional installed ATAAC radiators
    • Water level switch gauges
    • Coolant
  • Crankcase System
    • No explosion relief valves
    • Explosion relief valves
    • Ventilation system
  • Exhaust System
    • Elbows
    • Flange and exhaust expanders
    • Flanges
    • Flexible fittings
    • Y-Adapters
    • Mufflers
    • Exhaust offset
    • Tier 4 clean emissions module
    • Tier 4 dosing cabinet
    • Tier 4 clean emission MOD Kits
    • Clean emission parts
  • Fuel System
    • Primary Fuel Filter
    • Fuel Priming Pumps (Tier 4) - Manual or Electric
  • General
    • US aid emblem
    • Special paint (Colors other than Caterpillar yellow or high performance paints)
  • Generators And Attachments
    • Low / Medium voltage: 380/400/415 volts, 3 phase 1500 rpm. RW, IE, No. of Leads = 6, Pitch = .6667: 1600 Frame
    • Low / Medium voltage: 380/400/415 volts, 3 phase 1500 rpm. RW, PM, No. of Leads = 6, Pitch = .6667: 1600 and 1800 Frames
    • Space heater
    • Generator conversion
    • Thermostate for space heater
    • Alternator air cleaner
    • Differential current transformers (DCT)
    • Differntial current transformers (DCT) 8.7 kV and 15 kV classes
  • Instrumentation
    • Pyrometer and Thermocouples
  • Lubrication System
    • Lube oil in standard sump
    • Oil level regulator
    • 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
    • Center post busbar
    • Right side power connections
    • Left side power connections
    • Rear power connections
    • 2700 Frame, four lead, four terminal
    • Low voltage circuit breakers
  • Special Tests / Reports
    • Canadian Standards Association certification
    • IBC certification
    • OSHPD certification
    • PGS test report @ 1.0 power factor
    • PGS test report @ 0.8 power factor
    • Standard engine test charge
    • generator test report
    • Fuel consumption test
    • Generator set fuel consumption test
    • Torsional vibration analysis reports
  • Starting And Charging
    • Engine barring device
    • 24 Volt battery set - Dry
    • 10, 20, 35 and 50 amp battery chargers
    • Electric starting motors
    • Air starting motors
    • Starter cover
    • Air pressure regulator
    • Jacket water heaters
  • Extended Service Coverage
    • Platinum, Gold and Silver coverage

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