3516B (50 Hz) with Upgradeable Package

Overview
Aspiration
TA
Fuel System
MEUI
Minimum Rating
1750 kVA
  • Exterior View

The3516B with the upgradeable packaging design 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 to 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

Aspiration
TA
Fuel System
MEUI
Engine Model
C32 TA, V-12, 4-Stroke Water-Cooled Diesel
Bore
145 mm (5.71 in)
Stroke
162 mm (6.38 in)
Displacement
32.1 L (1958.86 in3)
Compression Ratio
15.0:1
Governor Type
Adem™A4
Exhaust Flange Size - Internal Diameter
203.2 mm (8.0 in)
Air Inlet
Single element canister style with service indicator
Aspiration
TA
Fuel System
MEUI
Air Inlet
Single element canister style with service indicator
Displacement
1,959 in³
Bore
7 in
Stroke
8 in

Generator Set Specifications

Minimum Rating
1750 kVA
Maximum Rating
2500 kVA
Voltage
220 to 4160 Volts
Frequency
50 Hz
Speed
1500 rpm
Emissions/Fuel Strategy
Low fuel Consumption, Low Emissions
Bore
6 in
Stroke
6 in
Duty Cycle
Standby, Mission Critical, Prime, Continuous

Generator Set Dimensions

Height - Maximum
98 in
Length - Maximum
247 in
Width - Maximum
90 in
Dry Weight - Genset (maximum)
34,250 lb

Cat Generator Set Package

  • Cat generator set packages have been fully prototype tested
  • Accepts 100% block load in one step and meets other 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 other 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
  • SR500 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
  • Eurasian Conformity (EAC)
  • IBC Seismic Certification
  • EU Declaration of Conformity
  • Eurasian Conformity (EAC)
  • 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
    • Control Panels
      • EMCP 4.2B
      • 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)
      • 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)
      • 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
    • Generator And Attachments
      • 3 Phase brushless, salient pole
      • 6 lead
      • 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
    • Starting System
      • 24 Volt electric starting motor
      • 45 Amp charging alternator
      • Battery and battery rack w/cables
      • Battery disconnect switch
    • Control System
      • EMCP 4.3, EMCP 4.4
    • Air Inlet System
      • Air cleaner; single element canister type
      • 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
      • Certified standard PGS provided
      • ATAAC - 3516E Package Radiators shipped installed
    • 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
      • Dry exhaust manifold
      • Flanged faced outlet(s)
    • Fuel System
      • Primary Fuel Filter
      • Fuel Priming Pumps (Tier 4) - Manual or Electric
      • Secondary fuel filters
      • Fuel cooler; not included with packages without radiator
      • Flexible fuel lines - shipped loose
      • Fuel priming pump
    • General
      • US aid emblem
      • Special paint (Colors other than Caterpillar yellow or high performance paints)
      • Caterpillar yellow with high gloss black rails and radiator
      • Right hand servicing
      • Flywheel and flywheel housing - SAE No. 00
      • SAE Standard rotation
    • 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, 416, 440, 480, 600, 2400, 4160 Volts, 3 Phase 1800 RPM, FW, PM, No. of Leads = 6, Pitch = .6667: 1600, 1800 Frame
      • High voltage: 6300, 6600, 6900 volts, 3 phase 1800 rpm, FW, PM, No. of Leads = 6, Pitch = .6667: 2700, 3000 Frame
      • High voltage: 12470, 13200, 13800 volts, 3 phase 1800 rpm,FW, PM, No. of Leads = 6, Pitch = .6667: 2700, 3000 Frame
      • 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
      • 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
      • Puck style low efficiency isolators
      • Spring type vibration isolators
      • IBC vibration isolators
      • Rails - engine/generator/radiator mounting
      • Anti-vibration mounts (shipped loose)
      • Rubber anti-vibration mounts (shipped loose)
    • 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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