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 Certified for Stationary Emergency Use Only (Tier 2 Nonroad Equivalent Emission Standards)
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 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
  • 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
    • Control System
      • EMCP 4.3, EMCP 4.4
      • 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 Regulato
      • IVR includes reactive droop capability
      • 3 Phase voltage sensing
      • KVAR / PF modes
      • RFI suppression
      • RFI suppression
      • Min / max exciter
      • Limiter and exciter diode monitor
      • Controls:
      • Speed adjust
      • Auto / start / stop control
      • Engine cool
      • 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 -
      • Low oil pressure
      • High coolant temperature
      • Overspeed
      • Emergency stop
      • Failure to start (overcrank)
      • Low coolant temperature
      • Low coolant leve
      • 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:
      • 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
    • 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
      • Secondary fuel filter
    • 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
    • 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)
      • Bus bar 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
      • 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
    • Starting System
      • 24 Volt electric starting motor
      • 45 Amp charging alternator
      • Battery and battery rack w/cables
      • Battery disconnect switch
    • 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)
    • 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)
      • Differential current transformers (DCT) 8.7 kV and 15 kV classes
    • Instrumentation
      • Pyrometer and thermocouples
    • 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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