3516 Diesel Generator Set

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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 requirements
  • 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
  • IBC Seismic Certification
  • EU Declaration of Conformity
  • EEC 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 requirements
  • 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
  • IBC Seismic Certification
  • EU Declaration of Conformity
  • EEC 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

Engine Specifications

Bore
6.69in
Displacement
4210.64in³
Stroke
7.48in
Aspiration
TA
Fuel System
Mechanical unit injection
Engine Model
3516 TA, V-16, 4-Stroke Water-Cooled Diesel
Compression Ratio
13.0:1
Governor Type
Woodward
Aspiration
TA
Fuel System
Mechanical unit injection
Bore
6.69in
Displacement
4210.64in³
Stroke
7.48in
Fuel System
7.48in

Generator Set Specifications

Minimum Rating
1600 kVA
Maximum Rating
2000 kVA
Voltage
380 to 11000 Volts
Frequency
50 Hz
Speed
1500 rpm
Emissions/Fuel Strategy
Low Fuel Consumption
Duty Cycle
Standby, Mission Critical, Prime, Continuous

Generator Set Dimensions

Height - Maximum
93.2in
Length - Maximum
232.9in
Width - Maximum
90in
Dry Weight - Genset (maximum)
33900lb

Standard/Optional Features

Standard Equipment:

  • Air Inlet System
    • Air Cleaner; single element canister type
  • Air Inlet
    • Air Cleaner
  • Cooling
    • Package mounted radiator
  • Exhaust
    • Exhaust flange outlet
  • Fuel
    • Secondary fuel filter
    • Fuel priming pump
    • Primary fuel filter with integral water separator
  • Generator
    • Matched to the performance and output characteristics of Cat engines
    • IP23 Protection
  • Power Termination
    • Bus Bar
  • Control Panel
    • EMCP 4 Genset Controller
  • Control Panels
    • Over / Under voltage (27/59)
    • Serial annunciator module data link
    • Communications:
    • Overcurrent (50/51)
    • Over / Under frequency (81 o/u
    • Text alarm / event descriptions
    • Generator set packages include Caterpillar' s Voltage Regulator.
    • Programmable protective relaying functions:
    • 4 Programmable relay outputs (Form A)
    • Reverse Power (kW) (32)
    • Emergency stop
    • Amps (per phase & average)
    • Oil pressure (psi, kPa or bar)
    • Operating hours
    • 24 Volt DC operation
    • Low oil pressure
    • 6 Customer programmable digital inputs
    • 1 Programmable digital outputs
    • 1 Programmable relay outputs (Form C)
    • Volts (L-L & L-N)
    • Number of I/O varies on options selected:
    • RPM - DC volts
    • Low coolant level
    • kVAr-hr (total)
    • Controls: Speed adjust - Auto / start / stop control - Engine cool-down timer - Engine cycle crank - Alarm acknowledge - Lamp test - Load histogram feature - PLC functionality - Customizable screens -0 True RMS AC metering, 3-phase, +/-2% accuracy
    • kW-hr (total)
    • Failure to start (overcrank)
    • Environmental sealed front face
    • Power Factor (per phase & average)
    • Accessory module data link
    • Generator mounted - rear facing
    • High coolant temperature
    • Overspeed
    • 3 Analog inputs
    • Frequency (Hz)
    • Warning/shutdown with common LED indication of shutdowns for
    • Coolant temperature
    • IVR includes reactive droop capability, 3-phase voltage sensing, KVAR / PF modes, RFI suppression, min /max exciter. Limiter and exciter diode monitor
    • Customer data link (Modbus RTU)
    • kVA (per phase, average & percent)
    • Cat Connect
    • Generator phase sequence
    • Reverse Reactive Power (kVAr) (32RV
    • DC volts
    • kW (per phase, average & percent)
    • kVAr (per phase, average & percent)
    • Emergency stop pushbutton
    • Digital indication for
    • Low coolant temperature
    • EMCP 4.2B
  • Cooling System
    • ATAAC - 3516E Package Radiators shipped installed
    • Certified standard PGS provided
  • Exhaust System
    • Flanged faced outlet(s)
    • Dry exhaust manifold
  • Fuel System
    • Flexible fuel lines - shipped loose
    • Fuel priming pump
    • Fuel cooler; not included with packages without radiator
    • 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
    • Medium Voltage:
    • Form wound
    • Winding temperature detectors
    • High Voltage:
    • 3 Phase brushless, salient pole
    • Permanent magnet
    • Permanent magnet
    • NEMA standard hole pattern
    • Internal Excitation
    • Six lead
    • Class H insulation, Class F temperature rise at 40C ambient (105C prime/130C standby)
    • Low voltage:
    • Winding temperature detectors
    • NEMA standard hole pattern
    • Form wound
    • Winding temperature detectors
    • Random wound
    • Busbar connections, top center mounted, top cable entry
    • NEMA Class H insulation, Class H temperature rise at 40C ambient (125C prime/150C standby)
    • Anti Condensation Space Heater
    • NEMA Class H insulation, Class H temperature rise at 40C ambient (125C prime/150C standby)
  • Governing System
    • ADEM A3
  • Literature
    • English
  • Lubrication System
    • Gear type lube oil pump
    • Fumes disposal
    • Oil drain lines and valve
    • Lubricating oil
    • Oil filter, filler and dipstick
    • Integral lube oil cool
  • Mounting System
    • Anti-vibration mounts (shipped loose)
    • Rubber anti-vibration mounts (shipped loose)
    • Rails - engine / generator / radiator mounting
  • Starting System
    • Battery disconnect switch
    • Battery and battery rack w/cables
    • 45 Amp charging alternator
    • 24 Volt electric starting motor

Optional Equipment:

  • Air Inlet System
    • Dual element air cleaner
    • Single element filter
  • Exhaust
    • Exhaust mufflers
  • Cooling System
    • Optional installed radiators
    • Coolant
    • Standard ambient ATAAC radiators
    • Optional installed ATAAC radiators
    • Standard ambient radiators
    • Water level switch gauges
  • Generator
    • Internal excitation (IE)
    • Anti-condensation heater
    • Oversize and premium generators
    • Permanent magnet excitation (PMG)
  • Crankcase System
    • No explosion relief valves
    • Ventilation system
    • Explosion relief valves
  • Power Termination
    • Circuit breakers, UL listed
    • Circuit breakers, IEC compliant
  • Control Panels
    • Remote monitoring software
    • Generator temperature monitoring & protection
    • Load share module
    • Digital I/O module
    • EMCP 4.2B
  • Exhaust System
    • Exhaust offset
    • Tier 4 dosing cabinet
    • Flexible fittings
    • Mufflers
    • Tier 4 clean emissions module
    • Elbows
    • Flange and exhaust expanders
    • Tier 4 clean emission MOD Kits
    • Flanges
    • Clean emission parts
    • Y-Adapters
  • Mounting
    • Spring-type vibration isolator
    • IBC isolators
    • Rubber anti-vibration mounts
  • Fuel System
    • Fuel Priming Pumps (Tier 4) - Manual or electric
    • Primary fuel filter
  • Starting/charging
    • Jacket water heater
    • Oversize batteries
    • Battery chargers
    • Air starting motor with control and silencer
    • Heavy-duty starting system
    • Charging alternator
  • General
    • Special paint (Colors other than Caterpillar yellow or high performance paints)
    • US aid emblem
  • Generators And Attachments
    • Thermostate for space heater
    • Alternator air cleaner
    • Differential current transformers (DCT)
    • Differntial current transformers (DCT) 8.7 kV and 15 kV classes
    • Generator conversion
    • Low / medium voltage: 380/400/415 volts, 3 phase 1500 rpm. RW, IE, No. of Leads = 6, Pitch = .6667: 1600 Frame
    • Low / medium voltage: 380/400/415 volts, 3 phase 1500 rpm. RW, PM, No. of Leads = 6, Pitch = .6667: 1600 and 1800 Frames
    • Space heater
  • Instrumentation
    • Pyrometer and thermocouples
  • Lubrication System
    • Oil level regulator
    • Prelube pumps
    • Lube oil in standard sump
  • Mounting System
    • Spring type vibration isolators
    • Puck style low efficiency isolators
    • IBC vibration isolators
  • Power Connections
    • Neutral ground connections
    • Center post busbar
    • Right side power connections
    • Rear power connections
    • 2700 Frame, four lead, four terminal
    • Left side power connections
    • Ground cables between generator and terminal box
    • Low voltage circuit breakers
  • Special Tests / Reports
    • IBC certification
    • Standard engine test charge
    • PGS test report @ 1.0 power factor
    • generator test report
    • Fuel consumption test
    • Canadian Standards Association certification
    • PGS test report @ 0.8 power factor
    • OSHPD certification
    • Torsional vibration analysis reports
    • Generator set fuel consumption test
  • Starting And Charging
    • Electric starting motors
    • Air pressure regulator
    • 24 Volt battery set - Dry
    • Engine barring device
    • Starter cover
    • Air starting motors
    • Jacket water heaters
    • 10, 20, 35 and 50 amp battery chargers
  • Extended Service Coverage
    • Platinum, Gold and Silver coverage

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