3516C Generator Set

Overview
Bore
7 in
Stroke (HD)
8 in
Aspiration
TA
  • Exterior View

Caterpillar is leading the power generation marketplace with Power Solutions engineered to deliver unmatched flexibility, expandability, reliability, and cost-effectiveness.

Engine Specifications

Bore
7 in
Stroke (HD)
8 in
Aspiration
TA
Fuel System
Electronic unit injection
Engine Model
3516C, ATAAC, V-16, 4-Stroke Water-Cooled Diesel
Stroke - Standard
7 in
Compression Ratio
14.7:1
Governor Type
Adem™A3
Aspiration
ATAAC
Fuel System
Electronic unit injection
Bore
7 in
Stroke - HD
Fuel System
7 in
Displacement
4,765 in³
Stroke
8 in

Generator Set Specifications

Minimum Rating
2250 kVA
Maximum Rating
3125 kVA
Voltage
380 to 11000 Volts
Frequency
50 Hz
Speed
1808 rpm
Emissions/Fuel Strategy
U.S. EPA Cert., Tier 2
Duty Cycle
Standby

Generator Set Dimensions

Height - Maximum
137 in
Length - Maximum
336 in
Width - Maximum
101 in
Dry Weight - Genset (maximum)
47,620 lb
Dry Weight - Genset (minimum)
46,077 lb
Length - Minimum
332 in

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 Certification of Conformance (CE)
  • EEC Declaration of Conformity
  • IBC Seismic Certification
  • EU Certification of Conformance (CE)
  • EEC Declaration of Conformity

One Safe Source

  • Components used in the generator set are selected based on seamless design integration to provide the optimum 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 based on seamless design integration to provide the optimum 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
  • Air Inlet
    • Air Cleaner
  • Cooling
    • Package mounted radiator
  • Exhaust
    • Exhaust flange outlet
  • Fuel
    • Secondary fuel filter
    • Primary fuel filter with integral water separator
    • Fuel priming pump
  • Generator
    • IP23 Protection
    • Matched to the performance and output characteristics of Cat engines
  • Power Termination
    • Bus Bar
  • Control Panel
    • EMCP 4 Genset Controller
  • Control System
    • Emergency stop pushbutton
    • 3 Phase voltage sensing
    • Environmental sealed front face
    • RFI suppression
    • IVR includes reactive droop capability
    • Caterpillar' s Voltage Regulato
    • 24 Volt DC operation
    • Text alarm / event descriptions
    • Generator mounted - rear facing
    • Generator set packages include:
    • EMCP 4.2B
    • KVAR / PF modes
    • RFI suppression
    • Min / max exciter
    • Limiter and exciter diode monitor
    • Speed adjust
    • Controls:
    • Engine cycle crank
    • Auto / start / stop control
    • Engine cool
    • Alarm acknowledge
    • PLC functionality
    • Customizable screens
    • Load histogram feature
    • Lamp test
    • 0 True RMS AC metering
    • Digital indication for:
    • RPM
    • 3 Phase
    • +/- 2% accuracy
    • DC volts
    • Operating hours
    • Frequency (Hz)
    • Power Factor (per phase & average
    • Volts (L-L & L-N)
    • Amps (per phase & average)
    • Oil pressure (psi, kPa or bar)
    • Coolant temperature
    • kVA (per phase, average & percent
    • kW (per phase, average & percent)
    • kVAr (per phase, average & percent)
    • kVAr-hr (total)
    • kW-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 -
    • Low oil pressure
    • Over / under frequency (81 o/u)
    • 1 Programmable relay outputs (Form C)
    • High coolant temperature
    • 1 Programmable digital outputs
    • Communications:
    • Low coolant leve
    • Generator phase sequence
    • Overcurrent (50/51)
    • Emergency stop
    • 6 Customer programmable digital inputs
    • Failure to start (overcrank)
    • 4 programmable relay outputs (Form A)
    • Cat Connect
    • Number of I/O varies on options selected:
    • Accessory module data link
    • Overspeed
    • Low coolant temperature
    • Programmable protective relaying functions:
    • Reverse reactive power (kVAr) (32RV)
    • 3 Analog inputs
    • Over / under voltage (27/59)
    • Reverse power (kW) (32)
    • Serial annunciator module data link
  • Governing System
    • ADEM A3
  • Cooling System
    • Certified standard PGS provided
    • ATAAC - 3516E Package radiators shipped installed
  • Exhaust System
    • Flanged faced outlet(s)
    • Dry exhaust manifold
  • Fuel System
    • Fuel cooler; not included with packages without radiator
    • Secondary fuel filters
    • Flexible fuel lines - shipped loose
    • Secondary fuel filter
  • General
    • SAE Standard rotation
    • Flywheel and flywheel housing - SAE No. 00
    • Caterpillar yellow with high gloss black rails and radiator
    • Right hand servicing
    • Paint - Caterpillar Yellow except rails and radiators gloss black
  • Generator And Attachments
    • 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
    • Anti condensation space heater
    • Form wound
    • Winding temperature detectors
    • NEMA standard hole pattern
    • Form wound
    • High Voltage:
    • 3 Phase brushless, salient pole
    • Bus bar connections, right side extension box, bottom cable entry
    • Winding temperature detectors
    • 6 lead
    • Permanent magnet
    • Medium Voltage:
    • Class H insulation, Class F temperature rise at 40C ambient (105C prime / 130C standby)
    • NEMA Class H insulation, Class H temperature rise at 40C ambient (125C prime/150C standby)
    • Permanent magnet
  • Literature
    • English
  • Lubrication System
    • Integral lube oil cool
    • Oil filter, filler and dipstick
    • Lubricating oil
    • Gear type lube oil pump
    • Oil drain lines and valve
    • Fumes disposal
  • 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
  • Air Inlet System
    • Dual element air cleaner
    • Single element filter
  • Exhaust
    • Exhaust mufflers
  • Generator
    • Excitation: [ ] Permanent Magnet Excited (PM) [ ] Internally Excited (IE)
    • Oversize and premium generators
    • Anti-condensation heater
  • Cooling System
    • Water level switch gauges
    • Coolant
    • Optional installed ATAAC radiators
    • Standard ambient radiators
    • Optional installed radiators
    • Standard ambient ATAAC radiators
  • Power Termination
    • Circuit breakers, UL listed
    • Circuit breakers, IEC compliant
  • Crankcase System
    • Explosion relief valves
    • No explosion relief valves
    • Ventilation system
  • Control Panels
    • Load share module
    • Digital I/O module
    • EMCP (4.2) (4.3) (4.4)
    • Generator temperature monitoring & protection
    • Remote monitoring software
  • Exhaust System
    • Y-Adapters
    • Flexible fittings
    • Flange and exhaust expanders
    • Clean emission parts
    • Tier 4 clean emission MOD Kits
    • Flanges
    • Exhaust offset
    • Tier 4 dosing cabinet
    • Mufflers
    • Tier 4 clean emissions module
    • Elbows
  • Mounting
    • IBC isolators
    • Spring-type vibration isolator
    • Rubber anti-vibration mounts
  • Fuel System
    • Fuel Priming Pumps (Tier 4) - Manual or electric
    • Primary Fuel Filter
  • Starting/charging
    • Air starting motor with control and silencer
    • Oversize batteries
    • Charging alternator
    • Jacket water heater
    • Battery chargers
    • Heavy-duty starting system
  • General
    • Special paint (Colors other than Caterpillar yellow or high performance paints)
    • US aid emblem
    • UL 2200 package
    • EU Certificate of Conformance (CE)
    • Integral & sub-base fuel tanks
    • CSA Certification
    • The following options are based on regional and product configuration:
    • Seismic Certification per applicable building codes: IBC 2000, IBC 2003, IBC 2006, IBC 2009, CBC 2007
    • Automatic transfer switches (ATS)
    • EEC Declaration of Conformity
    • Integral & sub-base UL listed dual wall fuel tanks
    • Enclosures: sound attenuated, weather protective
  • Generators And Attachments
    • Low / Medium voltage: 380/400/415 volts, 3 phase 1500 rpm. RW, PM, No. of Leads = 6, Pitch = .6667: 1600 and 1800 Frames
    • Alternator air cleaner
    • Differential current transformers (DCT)
    • Space heater
    • Generator conversion
    • Thermostate for space heater
    • Low / Medium voltage: 380/400/415 volts, 3 phase 1500 rpm. RW, IE, No. of Leads = 6, Pitch = .6667: 1600 Frame
    • Differential 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
    • IBC vibration isolators
    • Spring type vibration isolators
  • Power Connections
    • Neutral ground connections
    • Rear power connections
    • 2700 Frame, four lead, four terminal
    • Low voltage circuit breakers
    • Left side power connections
    • Ground cables between generator and terminal box
    • Center post busbar
    • Right side power connections
  • Special Tests / Reports
    • OSHPD certification
    • Generator set fuel consumption test
    • generator test report
    • Fuel consumption test
    • PGS test report @ 1.0 power factor
    • Standard engine test charge
    • Canadian Standards Association certification
    • IBC certification
    • Torsional vibration analysis reports
    • PGS test report @ 0.8 power factor
  • Starting And Charging
    • 10, 20, 35 and 50 amp battery chargers
    • Air pressure regulator
    • Engine barring device
    • Jacket water heaters
    • Electric starting motors
    • Starter cover
    • Air starting motors
    • 24 Volt battery set - Dry
  • Extended Service Coverage
    • Platinum, Gold and Silver coverage
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