3516E Low Voltage Generator Set

Overview
Bore
7 in
Stroke (HD)
8 in
Aspiration
ATAAC

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
ATAAC
Fuel System
MEUI
Engine Model
3516E, SCAC, V-16, 4-Stroke, Water-Cooled Diesel
Compression Ratio
14.3:1
Governor Type
Adem™ A5
Aspiration
ATAAC
Fuel System
MEUI
Bore
7 in
Stroke - HD
Fuel System
8 in
Displacement
4,765 in³
Stroke
8 in

Generator Set Specifications

Minimum Rating
2500 eKW
Maximum Rating
2750 ekW
Voltage
416 to 13,800 Volts
Frequency
60 Hz
Speed
1800 rpm
Emissions/Fuel Strategy
US EPA Stationary Emergency Use Only (Tier 2)
Duty Cycle
Standby, Mission Critical, Prime

Generator Set Dimensions

Height - Maximum
132 in
Length - Maximum
324 in
Width - Maximum
104 in
Dry Weight - Genset (maximum)
40,750 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
  • 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

  • UL2200 Listed
  • CSA Certified
  • IBC Seismic Certification
  • OSHPD pre-approval
  • EEC Declaration of Conformity
  • EU Declaraton of Incorporation

  • Eurasian Conformity (EAC) Mark

  • UL2200 Listed
  • CSA Certified
  • IBC Seismic Certification
  • OSHPD pre-approval
  • EEC Declaration of Conformity
  • EU Declaraton of Incorporation

  • Eurasian Conformity (EAC) Mark

    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
    • Undercarriage
      • Track master link
    • Control Panel
      • EMCP 4.2
      • Emergency stop pushbutton
      • Panel Lights
      • EMCP 4.2 controller includes:
      • 24 Volt DC operation
      • Environmental sealed front face
      • Text alarm / event descriptions
      • Generator mounted - rear facing
      • Controls:
      • Speed adjust
      • Engine cool-down timer
      • Engine cycle crank
      • Alarm acknowledge
      • EMCP 4.3, EMCP 4.4
      • Lamp test
      • Language options
      • True RMS AC metering, 3-phase, +/-2% accuracy
      • Annunciator modules
      • Load share module options
      • Digital indication for:
      • Mounting group - External box clips
      • DC volts
      • Auxiliary box
      • Operating hours
      • Customer interface options
      • Oil pressure (psi, kPa or bar)
      • Generator temperature monitoring
      • Coolant temperature
      • Voltage raise / lower switch
      • Remote speed adjust
      • Volts (L-L & L-N)
      • PC monitoring (Remote and local)
      • Frequency (Hz)
      • Amps (per phase & average)
      • Vandal proof panel door
      • Ground
      • 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
      • 6 Programmable digital inputs
      • 4 Programmable relay outputs (Form A)
      • 2 Programmable relay outputs (Form C)
      • 2 Programmable digital outputs
    • Fuel System
      • Duplex fuel filters
      • Primary fuel filters
      • Secondary fuel filters
      • Fuel cooler; not included with packages without radiator
      • Flexible fuel lines - shipped loose
      • Fuel priming pump
    • Generators And Attachments
      • 3 Phase brushless, salient pole
      • 6 Lead
      • 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)
      • Right side extension terminal box, bus bar connections, top mounted, bottom cable entry
      • NEMA standard hole pattern
    • Governing System
      • ADEM III
    • Literature
      • English
    • Mounting System
      • Puck style low efficiency lsolators
      • Spring type vibration isolators
      • IBC seismic vibration isolators NORAD
      • Rails - engine/generator/radiator mounting
      • Rubber anti-vibration mounts (shipped loose)
    • General
      • Special paint colors
      • US aid emblem
      • Paint: Caterpillar yellow with high gloss black rails & radiator
      • Right hand servicing
      • Flywheel and flywheel housing-SAE No. 00
      • SAE standard rotation
    • Air Inlet System
      • Dual element air cleaners
      • Air cleaner
      • Single element canister type with service indicator
      • Heavy duty air cleaners
      • Remote air inlet adapters
      • Air inlet protection
    • Circuit Breakers
      • Optional busbar power connections
      • Circuit breaker harnesses
      • Cable entry options
      • 2000, 2500, 3200, 4000, 5000 Amp, 3 Pole, IEC Rated Circuit Breakers
      • 1600, 2000, 2500, 3000, 4000, 5000 Amp, 3 Pole, UL-100% Rated Circuit Breakers
      • 2000, 2500, 3200, 4000 Amp, 4 Pole, IEC-Rated Circuit Breakers
      • Busbar connections
      • P Frame breaker connections
      • R Frame breaker connections
      • Masterpact breaker connections
    • Cooling System
      • Optional Serpentine radiators
      • Optional ATAAC radiators
      • Water level switch gauges
      • Expansion tanks
      • JWAC
      • Radiator fan and fan drive
      • Fan and belt guards
      • Coolant drain line with valve
      • Coolant level sensors
      • Caterpillar extended life coolant
    • Exhaust System
      • Elbows
      • Flanges
      • Flexible fittings
      • Y Adapters
      • Flanges and exhaust fittings
      • Mufflers
      • Dry exhaust manifold
      • Flanged faced outlet(s)
    • Generators And Attachments
      • Primary fuel filters
      • Alternator air cleaners
      • Differential current transformers - 8.7 and 15 kV class
    • Instrumentation
      • Pyrometer and thermocouples
    • Lube System
      • Lube oil in standard sump
      • Oil level regulator
      • Electric prelube pump
      • Manual prelube pum
      • Lubricating oil
      • Gear type lube oil pump
      • Integral lube oil cooler
      • Oil filter, filler and dipstick
      • Oil drain lines and valve
      • Fumes disposal
    • Power Connections
      • 2700 & 3000 Frame
      • Grounding groups
      • Neutral ground connections
    • Special Tests / Reports
      • IBC certifications
      • PGS test report @ 1.0 power factor
      • PGS test report @ 0.8 power factor
      • Standard engine test charge
      • Generator set test report
      • Fuel consumption test
      • Generator set consumption test
      • Torsional vibration analysis
    • Starting / Charging System
      • Engine barring group
      • 24 Volt battery set - Dry
      • 10, 20, 35 and 50 Amp battery chargers
      • Electric starting motors
      • Air starting motors
      • Starter covers
      • Air pressure regulator
      • Jacket water heaters
      • 24-volt electric starting motor
      • 45 Amp charging alternator
      • Battery and battery rack w/cables
      • Battery disconnect switch
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