3516E Low Voltage 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 requirement
  • 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
  • UL 2200 Listed
  • CSA
  • IBC seismic certification
  • OSHPD pre-approval
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 requirement
  • 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
  • UL 2200 Listed
  • CSA
  • IBC seismic certification
  • OSHPD pre-approval
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
Stroke (HD)
8.46in
Aspiration
ATAAC
Fuel System
MEUI
Engine Model
3516E, V-16, 4-Stroke, Water-Cooled Diesel
Compression Ratio
13.9:1 / 14.3:1
Governor Type
Adem™ A5
Aspiration
ATAAC
Fuel System
MEUI
Bore
6.69in
Stroke - HD
8.46in
Displacement
4765in³
Stroke
8.47in

Generator Set Specifications

Minimum Rating
2500 eKW
Maximum Rating
3000 ekW
Voltage
416 to 13,800 Volts
Frequency
60 Hz
Speed
1800 rpm
Emissions/Fuel Strategy
Tier 2
Height - Maximum
103.9in
Duty Cycle
Standby, Mission Critical, Prime

Generator Set Dimensions

Height - Maximum
143in
Length - Maximum
304in
Width - Maximum
113in
Dry Weight - Genset (maximum)
44930lb

Standard/Optional Features

Standard Equipment:

  • Air Inlet System
    • Single element canister type with service indicator
    • Air cleaner
  • Cooling
    • Package mounted radiator
  • Exhaust
    • Exhaust flange outlet
  • Fuel
    • Primary fuel filter with integral water separator
    • Fuel priming pump
  • Generator
    • IP23 Protection
    • Matched to the performance and output characteristics of Cat engines
  • Power Termination
    • Busbar
  • Starting/charging
    • Heavy-duty starting system
    • Charging alternator
  • Control Panel
    • Over / under voltage (27/59)
    • Emergency stop pushbutton
    • Speed adjust
    • Accessory module data link
    • Generator phase sequence
    • Panel Lights
    • Alarm acknowledge
    • Generator mounted - rear facing
    • kW (per phase, average & percent)
    • Engine cool-down timer
    • Communications:
    • High coolant temperature
    • Warning / shutdown with common LED indication of shutdowns for:
    • Overcurrent (50/51)
    • Amps (per phase & average)
    • Oil pressure (psi, kPa or bar)
    • Serial annunciator module data link
    • 24 Volt DC operation
    • EMCP 4.2B controller includes:
    • DC volts
    • Reverse reactive power (kVAr) (32RV)
    • 6 Programmable digital inputs
    • 2 Programmable relay outputs (Form C)
    • Frequency (Hz)
    • Customer data link (Modbus RTU)
    • Power Factor (per phase & average)
    • kW-hr (total)
    • EMCP 4.2B
    • Lamp test
    • kVA (per phase, average & percent)
    • kVAr-hr (total)
    • Coolant temperature
    • Text alarm / event descriptions
    • Over / under frequency (81 o/u)
    • kVAr (per phase, average & percent)
    • 4 Programmable relay outputs (Form A)
    • Low coolant level
    • True RMS AC metering, 3-phase, +/-2% accuracy
    • Failure to start (overcrank)
    • Operating hours
    • Low coolant temperature
    • 2 Programmable digital outputs
    • Low oil pressure
    • Controls:
    • Digital indication for:
    • Environmental sealed front face
    • Overspeed
    • Volts (L-L & L-N)
    • Reverse Power (kW) (32)
    • Engine cycle crank
    • Programmable protective relaying functions:
  • Undercarriage
    • Track master link
  • Cooling System
    • Fan and belt guards
    • JWAC
    • Radiator fan and fan drive
    • Coolant level sensors
    • Caterpillar extended life coolant
    • Coolant drain line with valve
  • Exhaust System
    • Flanged faced outlet(s)
    • Dry exhaust manifold
  • Fuel System
    • Fuel cooler; not included with packages without radiator
    • Fuel priming pump
    • Secondary fuel filters
    • Flexible fuel lines - shipped loose
  • Generators And Attachments
    • Class H insulation, Class F temperature rise at 40C ambient (105C prime/130C standby)
    • NEMA standard hole pattern
    • Anti condensation space heater
    • Permanent magnet
    • Form wound
    • 3 Phase brushless, salient pole
    • 6 Lead
    • Winding temperature detectors
    • Right side extension terminal box, bus bar connections, top mounted, bottom cable entry
  • Governing System
    • ADEM III
  • Literature
    • English
  • Lube System
    • Gear type lube oil pump
    • Integral lube oil cooler
    • Fumes disposal
    • Oil drain lines and valve
    • Oil filter, filler and dipstick
    • Lubricating oil
  • Mounting System
    • Rubber anti-vibration mounts (shipped loose)
    • Rails - engine/generator/radiator mounting
  • Starting / Charging System
    • 45 Amp charging alternator
    • Battery and battery rack w/cables
    • Battery disconnect switch
    • 24 Volt electric starting motor
  • General
    • Right hand servicing
    • Paint: Caterpillar yellow with high gloss black rails & radiator
    • SAE standard rotation
    • Flywheel and flywheel housing-SAE No. 00

Optional Equipment:

  • Air Inlet System
    • Air inlet protection
    • Remote air inlet adapters
    • Heavy duty air cleaners
    • Dual element air cleaners
  • Circuit Breakers
    • 2000, 2500, 3200, 4000 Amp, 4 Pole, IEC-Rated Circuit Breakers
    • Circuit breaker harnesses
    • Masterpact breaker connections
    • P Frame breaker connections
    • 2000, 2500, 3200, 4000, 5000 Amp, 3 Pole, IEC Rated Circuit Breakers
    • Busbar connections
    • R Frame breaker connections
    • Cable entry options
    • 1600, 2000, 2500, 3000, 4000, 5000 Amp, 3 Pole, UL-100% Rated Circuit Breakers
    • Optional busbar power connections
  • Power Termination
    • Circuit breakers, IEC compliant
  • Control Panel
    • Voltage raise / lower switch
    • PC monitoring (Remote and local)
    • Generator temperature monitoring
    • Remote speed adjust
    • Annunciator modules
    • EMCP 4.3, EMCP 4.4
    • Vandal proof panel door
    • Auxiliary box
    • Customer interface options
    • Ground
    • Language options
    • Load share module options
    • Mounting group - External box clips
  • Cooling System
    • Optional Serpentine radiators
    • Optional ATAAC radiators
    • Water level switch gauges
    • Expansion tanks
  • Exhaust System
    • Flexible fittings
    • Y Adapters
    • Elbows
    • Mufflers
    • Flanges
    • Flanges and exhaust fittings
  • Fuel System
    • Duplex fuel filters
    • Primary fuel filters
  • Generators And Attachments
    • Differential current transformers - 8.7 and 15 kV class
    • Alternator air cleaners
  • Instrumentation
    • Pyrometer and thermocouples
  • Lube System
    • Manual prelube pum
    • Electric prelube pump
    • Oil level regulator
    • Lube oil in standard sump
  • Mounting System
    • Spring type vibration isolators
    • IBC seismic vibration isolators NORAD
    • Puck style low efficiency lsolators
  • Power Connections
    • Neutral ground connections
    • 2700 & 3000 Frame
    • Grounding groups
  • Special Tests / Reports
    • Fuel consumption test
    • Torsional vibration analysis
    • Standard engine test charge
    • IBC certifications
    • Generator set consumption test
    • Generator set test report
    • PGS test report @ 1.0 power factor
    • PGS test report @ 0.8 power factor
  • Starting / Charging System
    • Engine barring group
    • 10, 20, 35 and 50 Amp battery chargers
    • Starter covers
    • Jacket water heaters
    • 24 Volt battery set - Dry
    • Electric starting motors
    • Air starting motors
    • Air pressure regulator
  • General
    • US aid emblem
    • Special paint colors

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Voltage
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Maximum Rating
3000 ekW
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Maximum Rating
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