3516E Low Voltage Generator Set

Overview

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Cat Generator Set Package
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
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
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
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
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
Certifications
  • EU Declaration of Conformity
  • EU Declaration of Incorporation
  • Eurasian Conformity (EAC)
  • Telecommunication Lab of China
One Safe Source
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
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 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
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
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
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
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
Certifications
  • EU Declaration of Conformity
  • EU Declaration of Incorporation
  • Eurasian Conformity (EAC)
  • Telecommunication Lab of China
One Safe Source
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
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

Engine Specifications

Bore
6.69in
Stroke (HD)
8.46in
Aspiration
TA
Fuel System
Electronic unit injection
Engine Model
3516E, SCAC, V-16, 4-Stroke, Water-Cooled Diesel
Compression Ratio
14:01
Governor Type
Adem™5
Aspiration
TA
Fuel System
Electronic unit injection
Bore
6.69in
Stroke - HD
8.46in
Fuel System
8.46in
Displacement
4766in
Stroke
8.46in

Generator Set Specifications

Minimum Rating
2750 kVA
Maximum Rating
3000 kVA (3100 kVA without fan)
Voltage
380 to 11000 volts
Frequency
50 Hz
Speed
1500 rpm
Emissions/Fuel Strategy
Low Fuel Consumption
Duty Cycle
Standby, Mission Critical, Prime

Generator Set Dimensions

Height - Maximum
133.5in
Length - Maximum
296.8in
Width - Maximum
87.2in
Dry Weight - Genset (maximum)
43541lb

Standard/Optional Features

Standard Equipment:

  • Air Inlet System
    • Air cleaner
    • Single element canister type with service indicator
  • Control Panel
    • Environmental sealed front face
    • Warning/shutdown with common LED indication of shutdowns for:
    • Overspeed
    • RPM
    • Generator phase sequence
    • Emergency stop pushbutton
    • Digital indication for:
    • Text alarm / event descriptions
    • 2 Programmable digital outputs
    • Reverse reactive power (kVAr) (32RV)
    • Reverse power (kW) (32)
    • Failure to start (overcrank)
    • Panel lights
    • Speed adjust
    • Oil pressure (psi, kPa or bar)
    • Low coolant level
    • Generator mounted - rear facing
    • Over / under frequency (81 o/u)
    • Lamp test
    • True RMS AC metering, 3-phase, +/-2% accuracy
    • Low coolant temperature
    • Power Factor (per phase & average)
    • Frequency (Hz)
    • Overcurrent (50/51)
    • High coolant temperature
    • DC volts
    • 6 Programmable digital inputs
    • Coolant temperature
    • 24 Volt DC operation
    • Amps (per phase & average)
    • Emergency stop
    • Alarm acknowledge
    • Programmable protective relaying functions:
    • 2 Programmable relay outputs (Form C)
    • EMCP 4.2B
    • Serial annunciator module data link
    • Controls:
    • kW-hr (total)
    • kW (per phase, average & percent)
    • Engine cool-down timer
    • Operating hours
    • EMCP 4 Genset Controller
    • Volts (L-L & L-N)
    • Engine cycle crank
    • Communications:
    • kVAr (per phase, average & percent)
    • EMCP4.2B controller includes:
    • Customer data link (Modbus RTU)
    • Over / under voltage (27/59)
    • Low oil pressure
    • kVA (per phase, average & percent)
    • kVAr-hr (total)
    • 4 Programmable relay outputs (Form A)
    • Accessory module data link
  • Exhaust
    • Exhaust flange outlet
  • Fuel
    • Primary fuel filter with integral water separator
  • Generator
    • IP23 Protection
    • Matched to the performance and output characteristics of Cat engines
  • Power Termination
    • Busbar
  • Starting/charging
    • Heavy-duty starting system
    • Charging alternator
  • Cooling System
    • Caterpillar Extended Life Coolant
    • Radiator fan and fan drive
    • Fan and belt guards
    • JWAC
    • Coolant drain line with valve
    • Coolant level sensors
  • Cooling
    • Package mounted radiator
  • Exhaust System
    • Dry exhaust manifold
    • Flanged faced outlet(s)
  • Fuel System
    • Secondary fuel filters
    • Fuel priming pump
    • Fuel cooler; not included with packages without radiator
    • Flexible fuel lines - shipped loose
  • Generators And Attachments
    • Internal excitation
    • 6 Lead
    • Busbar connections, top center mounted, top cable entry
    • IEC standard hole pattern
    • Random wound
    • 3 Phase brushless, salient pole
    • Winding temperature detectors
    • NEMA Class H insulation, Class H temperature rise at 40C ambient (125C prime / 150C standby).
    • Generator set packages include Caterpillar's Digital Voltage Regulator (CDVR). CDVR includes reactive droop capability, 3-phase voltage sensing, KVAR/PF modes, RFI suppression, min/max exciter
  • Governing System
    • ADEM III
  • Literature
    • English
  • Lube System
    • Lubricating oil
    • Oil filter, filler and dipstick
    • Fumes disposal
    • Oil drain lines and valve
    • Gear type lube oil pump
    • Integral lube oil cooler
  • Mounting System
    • Rubber anti-vibration mounts (shipped loose)
    • Rails - engine / generator / radiator mounting
  • Starting / Charging System
    • Battery and battery rack w/cables
    • 24 Volt electric starting motor
    • Battery disconnect switch
  • General
    • Right hand servicing
    • Paint: Caterpillar yellow with high gloss black rails & radiator
    • Flywheel and flywheel housing-SAE No. 00
    • SAE standard rotation

Optional Equipment:

  • Air Inlet System
    • Air inlet protection
    • Heavy duty air cleaners
    • Remote air inlet adapters
    • Dual element air cleaners
  • Circuit Breakers
    • Cable entry options
    • Control packaging for enclosures
    • Optional busbar power connections
    • EMAX breakers
    • Load take off; IEC standard hole
    • Center posts busbars
    • Trip Units
  • Power Termination
    • Circuit breakers, IEC compliant
  • Control Panels
    • External box clips
    • Local and remote monitoring
    • Busbar connections
    • Governors
    • Generator temperature monitoring
    • Auxiliary box
    • Voltage raise / lower switch
    • EMCP 4.3, EMCP 4.4
    • EMAX breaker connections
    • Language options
    • Remote speed adjust
    • Annunciator modules
    • Customer interface options
    • Vandal proof panel door
  • Cooling System
    • Optional Serpentine radiators
    • Water level switch gauges
    • Heat exchangers
    • Radiator duct flanges
  • European Certifications
    • EU declaration of conformity
  • Exhaust System
    • Mufflers
    • Through wall installation kit
    • Flexible fittings
    • Muffler mounting kits
  • Fuel System
    • Fuel coolers
    • Primary fuel filter
  • Generators And Attachments
    • 3 Phase, Random wound, Internal excitation
    • Internal excitation
    • Random wound
    • Pitch: 0.6667
    • Optional generators
    • Number of leads: 6
    • 3 Phase, 380 / 400 / 415 / 3300 / 6600 / 10000 / 10500 / 11000 volt
       
  • Instrumentation
    • Thermocouples
    • Pyrometers and thermocouples
  • Lube System
    • Manual prelube sump pumps
    • Oil level regulator
    • Electric prelube pumps
  • Mounting System
    • Spring type vibration isolators
    • IBC vibration isolators
  • Protection System
    • Explosion relief valves
  • Special Tests / Reports
    • PGS test report @ 0.8 power factor
    • CSA test and certification
    • Neutral ground certificate
    • PGS test report @ 1.0 power factor
    • IBC seismic certificate
  • Starting / Charging System
    • Jacket water heaters
    • ETHER starting aids
    • Dual 24 volt electric starting motors
    • 24 Volt battery sets - Dry
    • Charging alternators - 50 Amp
    • 10 and 20 amp battery chargers
  • General
    • Engine barring group

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