3516 Diesel Generator Set

The 3516 generator set has been developed for a wide range of applications, from emergency standby installations such as healthcare and datacenters to continuously powering remote installations. The packages can be optimized for performance that matters to you with either low emissions or low fuel consumption versions available. Backed by the worldwide network of Cat dealers ready to support your operation with technical support, service, parts, and warranty, Cat generator sets will provide the reliability and durability you expect.

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Minimum Rating
1450 ekW
Maximum Rating
1750 ekW
Emissions/Fuel Strategy
Low Fuel Consumption
Voltage
380 to 480 Volts

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Product Specs

Generator Set Specifications

Minimum Rating
1450 ekW
Maximum Rating
1750 ekW
Emissions/Fuel Strategy
Low Fuel Consumption
Voltage
380 to 480 Volts
Frequency
60 Hz
Speed
1800 rpm
Duty Cycle
Standby, Mission Critical, Prime, Continuous

Engine Specifications

Engine Model
3516 TA, V-16, 4-Stroke Water-Cooled Diesel
Bore
6.69in
Stroke
7.48in
Displacement
4210.64in³
Compression Ratio
13.5:1
Aspiration
TA
Fuel System
Mechanical unit injection
Governor Type
Woodward

Generator Set Dimensions

Length - Maximum
234.4in
Width - Maximum
90in
Height - Maximum
94.9in
Dry Weight - Genset (maximum)
28840lb

Standard/Optional Features

Standard Equipment:

  • Air Inlet System
    • Air Cleaner; single element canister type
  • Governing System
    • ADEM A3
  • Control System
    • EMCP 4.2B
    • Emergency stop pushbutton
    • Auto / start / stop control
    • Generator mounted - rear facing
    • Engine cycle crank
    • Engine cool-down timer
    • IVR includes reactive droop capability, 3-phase voltage sensing, KVAR / PF modes, RFI suppression, min / max exciter. Limiter and exciter diode monitor
    • Speed adjust
    • 24 Volt DC operation
    • Environmental sealed front face
    • Text alarm/event descriptions
    • Controls:
    • Generator set packages include Caterpillar's Voltage Regulator
    • Alarm acknowledge
    • Lamp test
    • PLC functionality
    • Load histogram feature
    • Certified standard PGS provided
    • Cat Connect
    • 3 Analog inputs
    • Customer data link (Modbus RTU)
    • 6 Customer programmable digital inputs
    • Operating hours
    • Overcurrent (50/51)
    • Customizable screens -0 True RMS AC metering, 3-phase, +/-2% accuracy
    • Communications:
    • RPM
    • 1 programmable digital outputs
    • Digital indication for:
    • Number of I/O varies on options selected:
    • 4 programmable relay outputs (Form A)
    • Reverse Reactive Power (kVAr) (32RV)
    • Serial annunciator module data link
    • Accessory module data link
    • ATAAC - 3516E Package Radiators shipped installed
    • 1 programmable relay outputs (Form C)
    • Coolant temperature
    • Volts (L-L & L-N)
    • 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)
    • Frequency (Hz)
    • Amps (per phase & average)
    • kW (per phase, average & percent
    • kVA (per phase, average & percent)
    • kVAr (per phase, average & percent
    • Power Factor (per phase & average)
    • kW-hr (total)
    • kVAr-hr (total)
    • Low oil pressure
    • Warning/shutdown with common LED indication of shutdowns for:
    • Emergency stop
    • High coolant temperature
    • Overspeed
    • Failure to start (overcrank)
    • Low coolant temperature
    • Low coolant level
    • Programmable protective relaying functions
    • Over / Under voltage (27/59)
    • Reverse Power (kW) (32)
    • Over / Under frequency (81 o/u)
    • Generator phase sequence
  • Exhaust System
    • Flanged faced outlet(s)
    • Dry exhaust manifold
  • Fuel System
    • Fuel cooler; not included with packages without radiator
    • Fuel priming pump
    • Flexible fuel lines - shipped loose
    • Secondary fuel filters
  • General
    • SAE standard rotation
    • Flywheel and flywheel housing - SAE No. 00
    • Right hand servicing
    • Caterpillar yellow with high gloss black rails and radiator
  • Generator And Attachments
    • NEMA standard hole pattern
    • Form wound
    • Winding temperature detectorsle pattern
    • Low Voltage:
    • Anti Condensation Space Heater
    • NEMA standard hole pattern
    • Permanent magnet
    • Bus bar connections, right side extension box, bottom cable entry
    • NEMA Class H insulation, Class H temperature rise at 40C ambient (125C prime/150C standby)
    • Busbar connections, top center mounted, top cable entry
    • Six lead
    • NEMA Class H insulation, Class H temperature rise at 40C ambient (125C prime/150C standby
    • Random wound
    • Form wound
    • Internal Excitation
    • High Voltage:
    • Medium Voltage:
    • Winding temperature detectors
    • Class H insulation, Class F temperature rise at 40C ambient (105C prime/130C standby)
    • Busbar connections, top center mounted, top cable entry
    • Winding temperature detectors
    • Permanent magnet
    • 3 Phase brushless, salient pole
  • Literature
    • English
  • Lubrication System
    • Gear type lube oil pump
    • Oil drain lines and valve
    • Integral lube oil cool
    • Oil filter, filler and dipstick
    • Lubricating oil
    • Fumes disposal
  • Mounting System
    • Anti-vibration mounts (shipped loose)
    • Rubber anti-vibration mounts (shipped loose)
    • Rails - engine / generator / radiator mounting
  • Starting System
    • 24 Volt electric starting motor
    • 45 Amp charging alternator
    • Battery and battery rack w/cables
    • Battery disconnect switch

Optional Equipment:

  • Control System
    • Controller: [ ] EMCP 4.2 [ ] EMCP 4.3 [ ] EMCP 4.4
    • Local annunciator module: [ ] NFPA 110 [ ] Custom
    • EMCP 4.3, EMCP 4.4
  • Air Inlet System
    • Single element filter
    • Dual element air cleaner
  • Cooling System
    • Standard ambient ATAAC radiators
    • Standard ambient radiators
    • Coolant
    • Optional installed ATAAC radiators
    • Water level switch gauges
    • Optional installed radiators
  • Engine Options
    • Muffler: [ ] Industrial Grade
    • Air Cleaner: [ ] Single element air cleaners [ ] Dual element air cleaners [ ] Heavy duty air cleaners
    • Batteries: [ ] Standard (1400 CCA) [ ] Heavy Duty (2800 CCA)
    • Starting Aids: [ ] 220V 50 Hz Jacket Water Heater
    • Battery Charger: [ ] 10A [ ] 20A [ ] 35A
    • Starting Motors: [ ] Standard [ ] Heavy Duty
  • Crankcase System
    • Explosion relief valves
    • No explosion relief valves
    • Ventilation system
  • Alternators
    • Temperature Rise (over 40°C ambient): [ ] 150°C [ ] 125°C [ ] 105°C [ ] 80°C
  • Exhaust System
    • Y-Adapters
    • Mufflers
    • Elbows
    • Tier 4 clean emission MOD Kits
    • Clean emission parts
    • Exhaust offset
    • Flexible fittings
    • Tier 4 clean emissions module
    • Tier 4 dosing cabinet
    • Flange and exhaust expanders
    • Flanges
  • Fuel System
    • Fuel Priming Pumps (Tier 4) - Manual or electric
    • Primary Fuel Filter
  • General
    • UL 2200 package
    • The following options are based on regional and product configuration:
    • Seismic Certification per applicable building codes: IBC 2000, IBC 2003, IBC 2006, IBC 2009, CBC 2007
    • Special paint (Colors other than Caterpillar yellow or high performance paints)
    • US aid emblem
  • Power Termination
    • Power Termination: [ ] Bus Bar [ ] Circuit Breaker
    • Circuit breaker operation: [ ] Electrical
    • Circuit Breaker rating: [ ] 2000A [ ] 2500A [ ] 3200A [ ] 4000A
    • Circuit breaker trip unit: [ ] LSI [ ] LSIG [ ] LSIG-P
  • Generators And Attachments
    • 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
    • Low / medium voltage: 380, 440, 480, 600 volts, 3 phase 1800 rpm. RW, IE, No. of Leads = 6, Pitch = .6667: 1600 Frame
    • Differntial current transformers (DCT) 8.7 kV and 15 kV classes
    • Alternator air cleaner
    • High voltage: 6300, 6600, 6900 volts, 3 phase 1800 rpm, FW, PM, No. of Leads = 6, Pitch = .6667: 2700, 3000 Frame
    • High voltage: 12470, 13200, 13800 volts, 3 phase 1800 rpm,FW, PM, No. of Leads = 6, Pitch = .6667: 2700, 3000 Frame
    • Low / medium voltage: 380, 416, 440, 480, 600, 2400, 4160 Volts, 3 Phase 1800 RPM, FW, PM, No. of Leads = 6, Pitch = .6667: 1600, 1800 Frame
    • Low / medium voltage: 380/400/415 volts, 3 phase 1500 rpm. RW, IE, No. of Leads = 6, Pitch = .6667: 1600 Frame
    • Differential current transformers (DCT)
    • Generator conversion
    • Space heater
  • Extended Service Contract (esc)
    • Extended Service Contract (ESC): [ ] 2 Year [ ] 3 Year [ ] 5 Year
  • Instrumentation
    • Pyrometer and thermocouples
  • Lubrication System
    • Prelube pumps
    • Lube oil in standard sump
    • Oil level regulator
  • Mounting System
    • Puck style low efficiency isolators
    • Spring type vibration isolators
    • IBC vibration isolators
  • Power Connections
    • Neutral ground connections
    • Ground cables between generator and terminal box
    • Rear power connections
    • Center post busbar
    • 2700 Frame, four lead, four terminal
    • Right side power connections
    • Low voltage circuit breakers
    • Left side power connections
  • Special Tests / Reports
    • Generator test report
    • IBC certification
    • OSHPD certification
    • Standard engine test charge
    • Generator set fuel consumption test
    • Fuel consumption test
    • PGS test report @ 1.0 power factor
    • Canadian Standards Association certification
    • Torsional vibration analysis reports
    • PGS test report @ 0.8 power factor
  • Starting And Charging
    • Starter cover
    • 24 Volt battery set - Dry
    • Electric starting motors
    • Air pressure regulator
    • 10, 20, 35 and 50 amp battery chargers
    • Air starting motors
    • Jacket water heaters
    • Engine barring device
  • Extended Service Coverage
    • Platinum, Gold and Silver coverage