3516B (60 Hz) Generator Set

Diesel Generator Sets
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Cat Generator Set Package
Cat Generator Set Package Cat generator set packages have been fully prototype tested, and certified torsional vibration analysis reports are available. The packages are designed to accept 100% load in one step, meet the NFPA 110 requirement for loading, and conform to the ISO 8528-5 steady state and transient response requi...
Cat Diesel Engine
Cat Diesel Engine The four cycle Cat diesel engine combines consistent performance with excellent fuel economy and transient response that meets or exceeds ISO 8528-5. The engines have been designed and built for a wide range of applications and can be optimized for low fuel consumption or low emissions. The engines ...
Cooling System
Cooling System The cooling system has been designed to operate in standard ambient temperatures up to 50°C (122°F), with optional high ambient radiators available. The factory installed cooling system has been designed and tested to ensure proper generator set cooling, and includes the radiator, fan, belts, and ...
Generators
Generators The generators used on Cat packages have been designed and tested to work with the Cat engine. The generators are built with robust Class H insulation and provide industry leading motor starting capability. Random wound generators provide good generator performance in a majority of applications and ...
Cat EMCP Control Panel
Cat EMCP Control Panel The EMCP controller features the reliability and durability you have come to expect from your Cat equipment. EMCP4 is a scalable control platform designed to ensure reliable generator set operation, providing extensive information about power output and engine operation. EMCP4 systems can be further...
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 f...
Cat Generator Set Package
Cat Generator Set Package Cat generator set packages have been fully prototype tested, and certified torsional vibration analysis reports are available. The packages are designed to accept 100% load in one step, meet the NFPA 110 requirement for loading, and conform to the ISO 8528-5 steady state and transient response requirements
Cat Diesel Engine
Cat Diesel Engine The four cycle Cat diesel engine combines consistent performance with excellent fuel economy and transient response that meets or exceeds ISO 8528-5. The engines have been designed and built for a wide range of applications and can be optimized for low fuel consumption or low emissions. The engines feature a reliable, rugged, and durable design that has been field proven in thousands of applications worldwide from emergency standby installations to continuously operating power plants.
Cooling System
Cooling System The cooling system has been designed to operate in standard ambient temperatures up to 50°C (122°F), with optional high ambient radiators available. The factory installed cooling system has been designed and tested to ensure proper generator set cooling, and includes the radiator, fan, belts, and all guarding installed as standard. Contact your Cat Dealer for specific ambient and altitude capabilities.
Generators
Generators The generators used on Cat packages have been designed and tested to work with the Cat engine. The generators are built with robust Class H insulation and provide industry leading motor starting capability. Random wound generators provide good generator performance in a majority of applications and form wound is available for harsh mechanical and electrical environments.
Cat EMCP Control Panel
Cat EMCP Control Panel The EMCP controller features the reliability and durability you have come to expect from your Cat equipment. EMCP4 is a scalable control platform designed to ensure reliable generator set operation, providing extensive information about power output and engine operation. EMCP4 systems can be further customized to meet your needs through programming and expansion modules.
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.

Generator Set Specifications

Minimum Rating
1640 ekW
Maximum Rating
2250 ekW
Voltage
220 to 13800
Frequency
60 Hz
Speed
1800 rpm
Emissions/Fuel Strategy
Low Fuel, Low Emissions

Engine Specifications

Engine Model
3516B TA, V-16, 4-Stroke Water-Cooled Diesel
Compression Ratio
14.0:1 Std 15.5:1 HD
Aspiration
TA
Governor Type
Adem™3
Fuel System
Electronic unit injection
Bore
6.69in
Displacement - HD
4764.73in³
Displacement - Std
4210.64in³
Stroke - HD
8.47in
Stroke - Standard
7.48in

Standard/Optional Features

Standard Equipment:

  • Air Inlet
    • Air Cleaner
  • Cooling
    • Package mounted radiator
  • Exhaust
    • Exhaust flange outlet
  • Fuel
    • Primary fuel filter with integral water separator
    • Fuel priming pump
    • Secondary fuel filter
  • Generator
    • Matched to the performance and output characteristics of Cat engines
    • IP23 Protection
  • Power Termination
    • Bus Bar
  • Control Panel
    • EMCP 4 Genset Controller
  • General
    • Paint - Caterpillar Yellow except rails and radiators gloss black

Optional Equipment:

  • Exhaust
    • Exhaust mufflers
  • Generator
    • Oversize and premium generators
    • Permanent magnet excitation (PMG)
    • Anti-condensation heater
    • Internal excitation (IE)
  • Power Termination
    • Circuit breakers, UL listed
    • Circuit breakers, IEC compliant
  • Control Panels
    • Digital I/O module
    • EMCP 4.2
    • Remote monitoring software
    • Load share module
    • EMCP 4.4
    • EMCP 4.3
    • Generator temperature monitoring & protection
  • Mounting
    • Spring-type vibration isolator
    • IBC isolators
    • Rubber anti-vibration mounts
  • Starting/charging
    • Battery chargers
    • Heavy-duty starting system
    • Air starting motor with control and silencer
    • Charging alternator
    • Jacket water heater
    • Oversize batteries
  • General
    • Automatic transfer switches (ATS)
    • Integral & sub-base fuel tanks
    • Seismic Certification per applicable building codes: IBC 2000, IBC 2003, IBC 2006, IBC 2009, CBC 2007
    • Integral & sub-base UL listed dual wall fuel tanks
    • Enclosures: sound attenuated, weather protective
    • CSA Certification
    • EEC Declaration of Conformity
    • EU Certificate of Conformance (CE)
    • The following options are based on regional and product configuration:
    • UL 2200 package

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3516B (60 Hz) Diesel Generator Sets

Engine Model
3516B TA, V-16, 4-Stroke Water-Cooled Diesel
Voltage
220 to 13800
Maximum Rating
2250 ekW
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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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