3516 Diesel Generator Set

Overview
Bore
7 in
Displacement
4,211 in³
Stroke
7 in
  • Exterior View

The 3516 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.

Engine Specifications

Bore
7 in
Displacement
4,211 in³
Stroke
7 in
Aspiration
TA
Fuel System
Mechanical unit injection
Engine Model
3516 TA, V-16, 4-Stroke Water-Cooled Diesel
Compression Ratio
13.0:1
Governor Type
Woodward
Exhaust Flange Size
203.2 mm (8.0 in)
Air Inlet
Single element canister style with service indicator
Aspiration
TA
Fuel System
Mechanical unit injection
Bore
7 in
Displacement
4,211 in³
Stroke
7 in
Air Inlet
Single element canister style with service indicator
Exhaust Flange Size
203.2 mm (8.0 in)

Generator Set Specifications

Minimum Rating
1600 kVA
Maximum Rating
2000 kVA
Voltage
380 to 415 Volts
Frequency
50 Hz
Speed
1500 rpm
Duty Cycle
Continuous, Prime, Standby, Mission Critical
Emissions/Fuel Strategy
Low Fuel Consumption
Duty Cycle
Standby, Mission Critical, Prime, Continuous
Duty Cycle
Continuous, Prime, Standby, Mission Critical

Generator Set Dimensions

Height - Maximum
95 in
Length - Maximum
234 in
Width - Maximum
90 in
Dry Weight - Genset (maximum)
33,840 lb

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 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
  • 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
  • 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
  • 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
  • Designed to operate in standard ambient temperatures up to 50°C (122°F)
  • Contact your Cat Dealer for specific ambient and altitude capabilities

Certifications

  • IBC Seismic Certification
  • EU Declaration of Conformity
  • EEC Declaration of Conformity
  • IBC Seismic Certification
  • EU Declaration of Conformity
  • EEC Declaration of Conformity

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
  • 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
  • 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
  • Air Inlet System
    • Air Cleaner; single element canister type
  • Control System
    • Text alarm/event descriptions
    • Environmental sealed front face
    • Speed adjust
    • Auto / start / stop control
    • IVR includes reactive droop capability, 3-phase voltage sensing, KVAR / PF modes, RFI suppression, min / max exciter. Limiter and exciter diode monitor
    • Controls:
    • Engine cool-down timer
    • Engine cycle crank
    • 24 Volt DC operation
    • EMCP 4.2B
    • Generator set packages include Caterpillar's Voltage Regulator
    • Generator mounted - rear facing
    • Emergency stop pushbutton
    • Alarm acknowledge
    • Lamp test
    • Load histogram feature
    • PLC functionality
    • Certified standard PGS provided
    • 6 Customer programmable digital inputs
    • Number of I/O varies on options selected:
    • Digital indication for:
    • RPM
    • 3 Analog inputs
    • Customizable screens -0 True RMS AC metering, 3-phase, +/-2% accuracy
    • Customer data link (Modbus RTU)
    • Serial annunciator module data link
    • Overcurrent (50/51)
    • Accessory module data link
    • 4 programmable relay outputs (Form A)
    • Reverse Reactive Power (kVAr) (32RV)
    • ATAAC - 3516E Package Radiators shipped installed
    • 1 programmable digital outputs
    • Operating hours
    • Communications:
    • 1 programmable relay outputs (Form C)
    • Cat Connect
    • Frequency (Hz)
    • Coolant temperature
    • 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)
    • Volts (L-L & L-N)
    • Power Factor (per phase & average)
    • kW (per phase, average & percent
    • kVAr (per phase, average & percent
    • kVA (per phase, average & percent)
    • Amps (per phase & average)
    • kW-hr (total)
    • kVAr-hr (total)
    • Failure to start (overcrank)
    • Overspeed
    • High coolant temperature
    • Low oil pressure
    • Emergency stop
    • Warning/shutdown with common LED indication of shutdowns for:
    • Low coolant level
    • Low coolant temperature
    • Programmable protective relaying functions
    • Reverse Power (kW) (32)
    • Over / Under voltage (27/59)
    • Generator phase sequence
    • Over / Under frequency (81 o/u)
  • Governing System
    • ADEM A3
  • Exhaust System
    • Dry exhaust manifold
    • Flanged faced outlet(s)
  • Fuel System
    • Secondary fuel filters
    • Flexible fuel lines - shipped loose
    • Fuel priming pump
    • Fuel cooler; not included with packages without radiator
  • General
    • SAE standard rotation
    • Flywheel and flywheel housing - SAE No. 00
    • Right hand servicing
    • Caterpillar yellow with high gloss black rails and radiator
  • Generator And Attachments
    • NEMA standard hole pattern
    • Winding temperature detectorsle pattern
    • Internal Excitation
    • NEMA standard hole pattern
    • Busbar connections, top center mounted, top cable entry
    • 3 Phase brushless, salient pole
    • Anti Condensation Space Heater
    • Medium Voltage:
    • Class H insulation, Class F temperature rise at 40C ambient (105C prime/130C standby)
    • Busbar connections, top center mounted, top cable entry
    • NEMA Class H insulation, Class H temperature rise at 40C ambient (125C prime/150C standby
    • Six lead
    • Low Voltage:
    • Form wound
    • Random wound
    • Winding temperature detectors
    • Winding temperature detectors
    • Bus bar connections, right side extension box, bottom cable entry
    • High Voltage:
    • NEMA Class H insulation, Class H temperature rise at 40C ambient (125C prime/150C standby)
    • Permanent magnet
    • Permanent magnet
    • Form wound
  • Literature
    • English
  • Lubrication System
    • Gear type lube oil pump
    • Oil drain lines and valve
    • Oil filter, filler and dipstick
    • Fumes disposal
    • Integral lube oil cool
    • Lubricating oil
  • Mounting System
    • Anti-vibration mounts (shipped loose)
    • Rubber anti-vibration mounts (shipped loose)
    • Rails - engine / generator / radiator mounting
  • Starting System
    • Battery and battery rack w/cables
    • 45 Amp charging alternator
    • Battery disconnect switch
    • 24 Volt electric starting motor
  • Control System
    • EMCP 4.3, EMCP 4.4
    • Local annunciator module: [ ] NFPA 110 [ ] Custom
    • Controller: [ ] EMCP 4.2 [ ] EMCP 4.3 [ ] EMCP 4.4
  • Air Inlet System
    • Dual element air cleaner
    • Single element filter
  • Engine Options
    • Battery Charger: [ ] 10A [ ] 20A [ ] 35A
    • Batteries: [ ] Standard (1400 CCA) [ ] Heavy Duty (2800 CCA)
    • Air Cleaner: [ ] Single element air cleaners [ ] Dual element air cleaners [ ] Heavy duty air cleaners
    • Starting Motors: [ ] Standard [ ] Heavy Duty
    • Starting Aids: [ ] 220V 50 Hz Jacket Water Heater
    • Muffler: [ ] Industrial Grade
  • Cooling System
    • Standard ambient radiators
    • Optional installed ATAAC radiators
    • Coolant
    • Standard ambient ATAAC radiators
    • Optional installed radiators
    • Water level switch gauges
  • Crankcase System
    • Ventilation system
    • No explosion relief valves
    • Explosion relief valves
  • Exhaust System
    • Y-Adapters
    • Elbows
    • Exhaust offset
    • Tier 4 clean emissions module
    • Flanges
    • Tier 4 clean emission MOD Kits
    • Mufflers
    • Flange and exhaust expanders
    • Flexible fittings
    • Clean emission parts
    • Tier 4 dosing cabinet
  • Alternators
    • Temperature Rise (over 40°C ambient): [ ] 150°C [ ] 125°C [ ] 105°C [ ] 80°C
  • Fuel System
    • Fuel Priming Pumps (Tier 4) - Manual or electric
    • Primary Fuel Filter
  • General
    • The following options are based on regional and product configuration:
    • UL 2200 package
    • Seismic Certification per applicable building codes: IBC 2000, IBC 2003, IBC 2006, IBC 2009, CBC 2007
    • US aid emblem
    • Special paint (Colors other than Caterpillar yellow or high performance paints)
  • Power Termination
    • Circuit Breaker rating: [ ] 2000A [ ] 2500A [ ] 3200A [ ] 4000A
    • Circuit breaker trip unit: [ ] LSI [ ] LSIG [ ] LSIG-P
    • Circuit breaker operation: [ ] Electrical
    • Power Termination: [ ] Bus Bar [ ] Circuit Breaker
  • Extended Service Contract (esc)
    • Extended Service Contract (ESC): [ ] 2 Year [ ] 3 Year [ ] 5 Year
  • Generators And Attachments
    • 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: 380/400/415 volts, 3 phase 1500 rpm. RW, PM, No. of Leads = 6, Pitch = .6667: 1600 and 1800 Frames
    • Low / medium voltage: 380/400/415 volts, 3 phase 1500 rpm. RW, IE, No. of Leads = 6, Pitch = .6667: 1600 Frame
    • Generator conversion
    • Thermostate for space heater
    • Space heater
    • Alternator air cleaner
    • Differential current transformers (DCT)
    • Differntial current transformers (DCT) 8.7 kV and 15 kV classes
    • High voltage: 6300, 6600, 6900 volts, 3 phase 1800 rpm, FW, PM, No. of Leads = 6, Pitch = .6667: 2700, 3000 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
    • High voltage: 12470, 13200, 13800 volts, 3 phase 1800 rpm,FW, PM, No. of Leads = 6, Pitch = .6667: 2700, 3000 Frame
  • Instrumentation
    • Pyrometer and thermocouples
  • Lubrication System
    • Oil level regulator
    • Prelube pumps
    • Lube oil in standard sump
  • Mounting System
    • Puck style low efficiency isolators
    • Spring type vibration isolators
    • IBC vibration isolators
  • Power Connections
    • 2700 Frame, four lead, four terminal
    • Rear power connections
    • Right side power connections
    • Center post busbar
    • Ground cables between generator and terminal box
    • Left side power connections
    • Neutral ground connections
    • Low voltage circuit breakers
  • Special Tests / Reports
    • PGS test report @ 1.0 power factor
    • PGS test report @ 0.8 power factor
    • Fuel consumption test
    • Generator set fuel consumption test
    • Standard engine test charge
    • Canadian Standards Association certification
    • IBC certification
    • Torsional vibration analysis reports
    • OSHPD certification
    • Generator test report
  • Starting And Charging
    • Air pressure regulator
    • 24 Volt battery set - Dry
    • Air starting motors
    • Engine barring device
    • 10, 20, 35 and 50 amp battery chargers
    • Starter cover
    • Jacket water heaters
    • Electric starting motors
  • Extended Service Coverage
    • Platinum, Gold and Silver coverage
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