3616 Generator Set (Medium Speed)

Overview

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

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
Generator
Generator
  • Matched to the performance and output characteristics of Cat engines
  • Industry leading mechanical and electrical design
  • Industry leading motor starting capabilities
  • High Efficiency
World Wide Product Support
World Wide Product Support
  • Cat dealers provide extensive post-sale support including maintenance and repair agreements.
  • Cat dealers have over 1,800 dealer branch stores operating in 200 countries. The Caterpillar S•O•S℠ program cost effectively detects internal engine component condition, even the presence of unwanted fluids and combustion by-products
Full Range of Attachments
Full Range of Attachments
  • Wide range of bolt-on system expansion attachments, factory designed and tested Flexible packaging options for easy and cost effective installation
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
Generator
Generator
  • Matched to the performance and output characteristics of Cat engines
  • Industry leading mechanical and electrical design
  • Industry leading motor starting capabilities
  • High Efficiency
World Wide Product Support
World Wide Product Support
  • Cat dealers provide extensive post-sale support including maintenance and repair agreements.
  • Cat dealers have over 1,800 dealer branch stores operating in 200 countries. The Caterpillar S•O•S℠ program cost effectively detects internal engine component condition, even the presence of unwanted fluids and combustion by-products
Full Range of Attachments
Full Range of Attachments
  • Wide range of bolt-on system expansion attachments, factory designed and tested Flexible packaging options for easy and cost effective installation

Engine Specifications

Bore
11in
Displacement
1127in3
Stroke
11.8in
Aspiration
TA
Fuel System
Direct unit injection
Engine Model
3616 V-16, 4-Stroke Water-Cooled Diesel
Total Displacement
18032in³
Compression Ratio
13:01
Governor Type
Generator Set Monitoring System (GMS)
Aspiration
TA
Fuel System
Direct unit injection
Bore
11in
Displacement
18032in³
Stroke
11.8in
Fuel System
18032in³

Generator Set Specifications

Minimum Rating
4700 kVA
Maximum Rating
7520 kVA
Frequency
50 Hz
Speed
720 & 1000 rpm
Emissions/Fuel Strategy
Low Fuel Consumption
Duty Cycle
Standby, Prime, Continuous

Generator Set Dimensions

Length - Maximum
404in
Width - Maximum
99.62in
Height - Maximum
156.6in
Dry Weight - Genset (maximum)
141840lb

Standard/Optional Features

Standard Equipment:

  • Air Inlet System
    • Turbocharger, watercooled, engine oil lubricated
    • Air inlet shutoff
    • Aftercooler, fresh water, corrosion resistant coated (air side)
    • Air cleaner
    • Breather, crankcase, top-mounted
  • Cooling System
    • Front mounted turbos
    • Three-bundle oil cooler
    • Engine coolant water drains
    • Water temperature regulator
    • Jacket water thermostats
  • Exhaust System
    • 457 mm (18 in) Cat bolt pattern
    • Dry, gas tight, exhaust manifold
    • Includes adapter, flexible exhaust fitting
  • Fuel System
    • Simplex or duplex
  • Generator System
    • Custom generator per generator data sheet completed by Dealer
  • Governor System
    • UG actuator
  • Lube System
    • Oil pressure regulating valve
    • Wet oil sump. Includes engine-driven main lubrication & oil pumps, oil lines and oil pan
    • Crankcase explosion relief valves
    • Oil filler and dipstick
    • Service side engine mounted on cylinder block inspection covers
    • Centrifugal oil filters with single shutoff
  • Mounting System
    • Engine and generator mounting
    • Damper, torsional vibration
  • Starting / Charging System
    • Line group for single point custom connection
    • Two motors, engine mounted at rear, on left side
    • Vane type air starter
    • Air silencer
  • General:
    • Gear driven pumps: Fuel / Oil / Jacket water / Aftercooler / Oil cooler water
    • Paint, Caterpillar yellow

Optional Equipment:

  • Air Inlet System
    • Soot filter
    • Air inlet adapter
    • Heavy duty air cleaner
    • Vertical support bracket
    • Air cleaner louver assembly
    • Boost control valve
  • Cooling System
    • Expansion tank
    • Auxiliary water pump
    • Heating aids
    • Cooling system aids
    • Heat exchanger for single circuit
  • Exhaust System
    • Weld flange and related hardware
    • Flexible exhaust fittings
  • Fuel System
    • Duplex primary fuel strainer
    • Fuel priming pump
    • Fuel system connections
  • Generator System
    • Busbar connections
    • Anti-condensation space heaters
    • Class F insulation
    • 3 Phase, six Leads, WYE
    • Winding temperature detectors
  • Governor System
    • 230 UA
    • Battery backup / Power supply
    • Digital programmers
    • EGB actuator
    • Electronic / actuators
    • 723 Plus
  • Lube System
    • Lube ANSI adapter (Emergency connection)
    • Oil pan drain valve
  • Mounting System
    • Spring type vibration isolator
    • Non-vertically restrained
    • Vertically restrained
    • Isolator
  • Starting / Charging System
    • Turbine type air starters
    • Redundant air starters
    • Pressure reducing valve
    • Compressed air flex hose
  • General:
    • Custom paint colors

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