3516E Generator Set

Overview

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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 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
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
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
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
Certifications
  • EU Declaration of Conformity
  • EU Declaration of Incorporation
  • 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
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 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 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
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
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
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
Certifications
  • EU Declaration of Conformity
  • EU Declaration of Incorporation
  • 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
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

Generator Set Specifications

Minimum Rating
3000 kVA
Maximum Rating
3500 kVA
Emissions/Fuel Strategy
Tier 2 Equivalent - 1808 rpm
Voltage
380 to 11000 volts
Frequency
50 Hz
Speed
1808 rpm
Duty Cycle
Standby

Engine Specifications

Engine Model
3516E, V-16, 4-Stroke Water-Cooled Diesel
Bore
6.69in
Stroke
8.46in
Displacement
4765in³
Compression Ratio
14.7:1
Aspiration
ATAAC
Fuel System
Electronic Unit Injection
Governor Type
Adem™5

Generator Set Dimensions

Length - Minimum
353.3in
Length - Maximum
363.1in
Width - Minimum
104in
Width - Maximum
104in
Height - Minimum
132.6in
Height - Maximum
131.6in
Dry Weight - Genset (minimum)
47620lb
Dry Weight - Genset (maximum)
52911lb

Standard/Optional Features

Standard Equipment:

  • Air Inlet System
    • Air Cleaner; single element canister type
  • Control System
    • Text alarm / event descriptions
    • Emergency stop pushbutton
    • IVR includes reactive droop capability
    • KVAR / PF modes
    • EMCP 4.2B
    • 3 Phase voltage sensing
    • Generator mounted - rear facing
    • Generator set packages include:
    • 24 Volt DC operation
    • Caterpillar's Voltage Regulato
    • RFI suppression
    • Environmental sealed front face
    • Limiter and exciter diode monitor
    • Min / max exciter
    • Controls:
    • Speed adjust
    • Alarm acknowledge
    • Auto / start / stop control
    • Engine cycle crank
    • Engine cool
    • Customizable screens
    • PLC functionality
    • Lamp test
    • Load histogram feature
    • Accessory module data link
    • Reverse power (kW) (32)
    • 6 Customer programmable digital inputs
    • 3 Phase
    • +/- 2% accuracy
    • High coolant temperature
    • 0 True RMS AC metering
    • Programmable protective relaying functions:
    • Reverse reactive power (kVAr) (32RV)
    • Communications:
    • Generator phase sequence
    • Over / under voltage (27/59)
    • Overcurrent (50/51)
    • RPM
    • Number of I/O varies on options selected:
    • Overspeed
    • Serial annunciator module data link
    • Low coolant temperature
    • 4 Programmable relay outputs (Form A)
    • 1 Programmable relay outputs (Form C)
    • 3 Analog inputs
    • Over / under frequency (81 o/u)
    • Digital indication for:
    • Low coolant leve
    • Failure to start (overcrank)
    • Cat Connect
    • 1 Programmable digital outputs
    • DC volts
    • Operating hours
    • Coolant temperature
    • Oil pressure (psi, kPa or bar)
    • Amps (per phase & average)
    • Power Factor (per phase & average
    • Frequency (Hz)
    • Volts (L-L & L-N)
    • kW (per phase, average & percent)
    • kVA (per phase, average & percent
    • kVAr (per phase, average & percent)
    • 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
    • kW-hr (total)
    • kVAr-hr (total)
  • Cooling System
    • ATAAC - 3516E Package radiators shipped installed
    • Certified standard PGS provided
  • Exhaust System
    • Flanged faced outlet(s)
    • Dry exhaust manifold
  • Fuel System
    • Secondary fuel filters
    • Fuel cooler; not included with packages without radiator
    • Flexible fuel lines - shipped loose
  • General
    • Right hand servicing
    • Caterpillar yellow with high gloss black rails and radiator
    • SAE Standard rotation
    • Flywheel and flywheel housing - SAE No. 00
  • Generator And Attachments
    • NEMA standard hole pattern
    • Medium Voltage:
    • Anti condensation space heater
    • NEMA Class H insulation, Class H temperature rise at 40C ambient (125C prime/150C standby)
    • Winding temperature detectors
    • High Voltage:
    • Busbar connections, right side extension box, bottom cable entry
    • Form wound
    • 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
    • 6 Lead
    • Permanent magnet
    • 3 Phase brushless, salient pole
    • Class H insulation, Class F temperature rise at 40C ambient (105C prime / 130C standby)
  • Governing System
    • ADEM A5
  • Literature
    • English
  • Lubrication System
    • Integral lube oil cool
    • Oil filter, filler and dipstick
    • Oil drain lines and valve
    • Gear type lube oil pump
    • Lubricating oil
    • Fumes disposal
  • Mounting System
    • Rails - engine / generator / radiator mounting
    • Anti-vibration mounts (shipped loose)
    • Rubber anti-vibration mounts (shipped loose)
  • Starting System
    • 24 Volt electric starting motor
    • Battery disconnect switch
    • Battery and battery rack w/cables
    • 45 Amp charging alternator

Optional Equipment:

  • Control System
    • EMCP 4.3, EMCP 4.4
  • Air Inlet System
    • Single element filter
    • Dual element air cleaner
  • Cooling System
    • Standard ambient radiators
    • Water level switch gauges
    • Optional installed ATAAC radiators
    • Optional installed radiators
    • Coolant
    • Standard ambient ATAAC radiators
  • Crankcase System
    • Ventilation system
    • No explosion relief valves
    • Explosion relief valves
  • Exhaust System
    • Y-Adapters
  • Fuel System
    • Fuel Priming Pumps (Tier 4) - Manual or electric
    • Primary Fuel Filter
  • General
    • Special paint (Colors other than Caterpillar yellow or high performance paints)
    • US aid emblem
  • Generators And Attachments
    • Space heater
    • Differential current transformers (DCT) 8.7 kV and 15 kV classes
    • Low / Medium voltage: 380/400/415 volts, 3 phase 1500 rpm. RW, IE, No. of Leads = 6, Pitch = .6667: 1600 Frame
    • Alternator air cleaner
    • Thermostate for space heater
    • Low / Medium voltage: 380/400/415 volts, 3 phase 1500 rpm. RW, PM, No. of Leads = 6, Pitch = .6667: 1600 and 1800 Frames
    • Generator conversion
  • 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
    • Neutral ground connections
    • Center post busbar
    • Right side power connections
  • Special Tests / Reports
    • Generator set fuel consumption test
    • PGS test report @ 1.0 power factor
    • Standard engine test charge
    • Canadian Standards Association certification
    • generator test report
    • IBC certification
    • OSHPD certification
    • Fuel consumption test
    • Torsional vibration analysis reports
    • PGS test report @ 0.8 power factor
  • Starting And Charging
    • Starter cover
    • Air pressure regulator
    • 10, 20, 35 and 50 amp battery chargers
    • 24 Volt battery set - Dry
    • Jacket water heaters
    • Air starting motors
    • Electric starting motors
    • Engine barring device
  • Extended Service Coverage
    • Platinum, Gold and Silver coverage

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