3516B (50 Hz) Generator Set

Diesel Generator Sets
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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
  • EU Declaration of Incorporation
  • Eurasian Conformity (EAC)
Single-Source Supplier
  • 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
  • EU Declaration of Incorporation
  • Eurasian Conformity (EAC)
Single-Source Supplier
  • 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 (HD)
4764.73in3
Stroke (HD)
8.46in
Aspiration
TA
Fuel System
Electronic unit injection
Engine Model
3516B TA, V-16, 4-Stroke Water-Cooled Diesel
Displacement - Std
4210.64in³
Stroke - Standard
7.48in
Compression Ratio
15.5:1
Governor Type
Adem™3
Fuel System
Electronic unit injection
Aspiration
TA
Bore
6.69in
Displacement - HD
4764.73in³
Stroke - HD
8.46in
Stroke
8.46in
Displacement
4764.73in

Generator Set Specifications

Minimum Rating
2000 kVA
Maximum Rating
2500 kVA
Voltage
380 to 11000 Volts
Frequency
50 Hz
Speed
1500 rpm
Emissions/Fuel Strategy
Low Fuel, Low Emissions
Duty Cycle
Standby, Mission Critical, Prime, Continuous

Generator Set Dimensions

Length - Maximum
251.7in
Width - Maximum
90in
Height - Maximum
93.2in
Dry Weight - Genset (maximum)
40320lb
Length - Minimum
233.4in
Dry Weight - Genset (minimum)
31900lb

Standard/Optional Features

Standard Equipment:

  • 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
    • Busbar
  • Control Panel
    • EMCP 4.2B
  • General
    • Paint - Caterpillar Yellow except rails and radiators gloss black

Optional Equipment:

  • Exhaust
    • Exhaust mufflers (except Tier 4)
  • Generator
    • Permanent magnet excitation (PMG)
    • Internal excitation (IE)
    • Anti-condensation heater
    • Oversize and premium generators
  • Power Termination
    • Circuit breakers, UL listed
    • Circuit breakers, IEC compliant
  • Control Panels
    • Generator temperature monitoring & protection
    • Digital I/O module
    • Load share module
    • EMCP 4.3, EMCP 4.4
    • Remote monitoring software
  • Mounting
    • Spring-type vibration isolator
    • IBC isolators
    • Rubber anti-vibration mounts
  • Starting/charging
    • Oversize batteries
    • Charging alternator
    • Heavy-duty starting system
    • Jacket water heater
    • Air starting motor with control and silencer
    • Battery chargers
  • General
    • Seismic Certification per applicable building codes: IBC 2000, IBC 2003, IBC 2006, IBC 2009, CBC 2007
    • EU Certificate of Conformance (CE)
    • The following options are based on regional and product configuration:
    • Enclosures: sound attenuated, weather protective
    • Automatic transfer switches (ATS)
    • UL 2200 package
    • Integral & sub-base UL listed dual wall fuel tanks
    • Integral & sub-base fuel tanks
    • EEC Declaration of Conformity
    • CSA Certification

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3516B (50 Hz) Diesel Generator Sets

Engine Model
3516B TA, V-16, 4-Stroke Water-Cooled Diesel
Voltage
380 to 11000 Volts
Maximum Rating
2500 kVA
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C1.1 (60 Hz) Diesel Generator Sets

Engine Model
C1.1, In-line 4, 4-cycle diesel
Voltage
110 to 480 Volts
Maximum Rating
8.8 ekW
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C1.5 (60 Hz) Diesel Generator Sets

Engine Model
Cat® C1.5
Voltage
110 to 415 Volts
Maximum Rating
13.2 ekW
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