3516E Generator Set

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Height - Maximum
136.9 in
Length - Maximum
362 in
Width - Maximum
100.5 in
Minimum Rating
3000 kVA

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Product Specs

Generator Set Dimensions

Height - Maximum
136.9in
Length - Maximum
362in
Width - Maximum
100.5in
Dry Weight - Genset (maximum)
24000lb
Length - Minimum
336.2in
Dry Weight - Genset (minimum)
47620lb

Generator Set Specifications

Minimum Rating
3000 kVA
Maximum Rating
3500 kVA
Voltage
380 to 11000 volts
Frequency
50 Hz
Speed
1808 rpm
Emissions/Fuel Strategy
Tier 2 Equivalent
Duty Cycle
Standby

Engine Specifications

Displacement
4765in³
Engine Model
3516E, V-16, 4-Stroke Water-Cooled Diesel
Compression Ratio
14.7:1
Aspiration
ATAAC
Governor Type
Adem™5
Fuel System
Electronic Unit Injection
Bore
6.69in
Stroke - HD
8.46in
Stroke - Standard
8.46in
Stroke
8.46in

Standard/Optional Features

Standard Equipment:

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

Optional Equipment:

  • Control System
    • EMCP 4.3, EMCP 4.4
  • Air Inlet System
    • Dual element air cleaner
    • Single element filter
  • Cooling System
    • Coolant
    • Standard ambient radiators
    • Optional installed radiators
    • Optional installed ATAAC radiators
    • Standard ambient ATAAC radiators
    • Water level switch gauges
  • Crankcase System
    • Explosion relief valves
    • Ventilation system
    • No explosion relief valves
  • Exhaust System
    • Y-Adapters
  • Fuel System
    • Primary Fuel Filter
    • Fuel Priming Pumps (Tier 4) - Manual or electric
  • General
    • Special paint (Colors other than Caterpillar yellow or high performance paints)
    • US aid emblem
  • Generators And Attachments
    • Low / Medium voltage: 380/400/415 volts, 3 phase 1500 rpm. RW, IE, No. of Leads = 6, Pitch = .6667: 1600 Frame
    • Alternator air cleaner
    • Differential current transformers (DCT) 8.7 kV and 15 kV classes
    • Differential current transformers (DCT)
    • Generator conversion
    • Low / Medium voltage: 380/400/415 volts, 3 phase 1500 rpm. RW, PM, No. of Leads = 6, Pitch = .6667: 1600 and 1800 Frames
    • Thermostate for space heater
    • Space heater
  • Instrumentation
    • Pyrometer and thermocouples
  • Lubrication System
    • Oil level regulator
    • Lube oil in standard sump
    • Prelube pumps
  • Mounting System
    • Puck style low efficiency isolators
    • Spring type vibration isolators
    • IBC vibration isolators
  • Power Connections
    • Neutral ground connections
    • Center post busbar
    • Right side power connections
  • Special Tests / Reports
    • Standard engine test charge
    • Fuel consumption test
    • PGS test report @ 0.8 power factor
    • OSHPD certification
    • Torsional vibration analysis reports
    • Canadian Standards Association certification
    • Generator set fuel consumption test
    • IBC certification
    • PGS test report @ 1.0 power factor
    • generator test report
  • Starting And Charging
    • Jacket water heaters
    • Electric starting motors
    • Air starting motors
    • Air pressure regulator
    • Engine barring device
    • 24 Volt battery set - Dry
    • Starter cover
    • 10, 20, 35 and 50 amp battery chargers
  • Extended Service Coverage
    • Platinum, Gold and Silver coverage