3516 (50 Hz) with Upgradeable Package

3516 Diesel Generator Set

Producing reliable power from 1600 to 2000 kVA at 50 Hz, our 3516 diesel generator sets are made to meet your mission critical, continuous, standby and prime applications. We’ve designed each to ISO 8528-5 transient response requirements and to accept 100% rated load in one step. Generator sets offer both low fuel consumption and low emission systems.

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

  • EU Declaration of Conformity
  • EU Declaration of Incorporation
  • Eurasian Conformity (EAC)
  • Telecommunication Lab of China

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

Standard Equipment

Air Inlet System
  • Air cleaner; single element canister type
Governing System
  • ADEM A3
Control System
  • Auto/start/stop control
  • EMCP 4.2B
  • Environmental sealed front face
  • Generator mounted - rear facing
  • Speed adjust
  • 24 Volt DC operation
  • Generator set packages include Caterpillar's voltage regulator
  • Text alarm/event descriptions
  • Emergency stop pushbutton
  • Engine cool-down timer
  • Engine cycle crank
  • IVR includes reactive droop capability, 3-phase voltage sensing, KVAR / PF modes, RFI suppression, min / max exciter. Limiter and exciter diode monitor
  • Controls:
  • Alarm acknowledge
  • Lamp test
  • PLC functionality
  • Load histogram feature
  • 3 Analog inputs
  • Operating hours
  • Serial annunciator module data link
  • Digital indication for:
  • 4 programmable relay outputs (Form A)
  • ATAAC - 3516E package radiators shipped installed
  • Communications:
  • Customer data link (Modbus RTU)
  • Reverse reactive power (kVAr) (32RV)
  • Accessory module data link
  • Number of I/O varies on options selected
  • RPM
  • Overcurrent (50/51)
  • Customizable screens -0 True RMS AC metering, 3-phase, +/-2% accuracy
  • 1 programmable relay outputs (Form C)
  • 1 programmable digital outputs
  • Cat connect
  • 6 Customer programmable digital inputs
  • Certified standard PGS provided
  • Volts (L-L & L-N)
  • Coolant temperature
  • Oil pressure (psi, kPa or bar) - Coolant temperature - Volts (L-L & L-N) - Frequency (Hz) - Amps (per phase & average) - Power factor (per phase & average) - kW (per phase, average & percent) - kVA (per phase, average & percent) - kVAr (per phase, average & percent) - kW-hr (total) - kVAr-hr (total)
  • Frequency (Hz)
  • kVA (per phase, average & percent)
  • Amps (per phase & average)
  • Power factor (per phase & average)
  • kVAr (per phase, average & percent)
  • kW (per phase, average & percent)
  • kW-hr (total)
  • kVAr-hr (total)
  • Failure to start (overcrank)
  • Emergency stop
  • Overspeed
  • Warning/shutdown with common LED indication of shutdowns for:
  • High coolant temperature
  • Low oil pressure
  • Programmable protective relaying functions
  • Low coolant level
  • Low coolant temperature
  • Generator phase sequence
  • Over/under frequency (81 o/u)
  • Over/under voltage (27/59)
  • Reverse power (kW) (32)
Exhaust System
  • Dry exhaust manifold
  • Flanged faced outlet(s)
Fuel System
  • Fuel priming pump
  • Flexible fuel lines - shipped loose
  • Secondary fuel filters
  • Fuel cooler; not included with packages without radiator
General
  • Right hand servicing
  • Flywheel and flywheel housing - SAE No. 00
  • Caterpillar yellow with high gloss black rails and radiator
  • SAE standard rotation
Generator and Attachments
  • Winding temperature detectors
  • Busbar connections, right side extension box, bottom cable entry
  • Permanent magnet excitation (PMG)
  • NEMA Class H insulation system, Class H temperature rise at 40C ambient (125C prime/150C standby
  • Busbar connections, top center mounted, top cable entry
  • Anti-condensation space heater
  • NEMA standard hole pattern
  • NEMA Class H insulation system, Class H temperature rise at 40C ambient (125C prime/150C standby)
  • Low voltage:
  • Winding temperature detectors
  • Form wound
  • Medium voltage:
  • Winding temperature detectorsle pattern
  • NEMA standard hole pattern
  • Six lead
  • Form wound
  • Internal excitation (IE)
  • 3 Phase brushless, Salient pole
  • Random wound
  • Busbar connections, top center mounted, top cable entry
  • Class H insulation, Class F temperature rise at 40C ambient (105C prime/130C standby)
  • High voltage:
Literature
  • Parts book
Lubrication System
  • Oil drain lines and valve
  • Lubricating oil
  • Gear type lube oil pump
  • Integral lube oil cool
  • Fumes disposal
  • Oil filter, filler and dipstick
Mounting System
  • Rails - Engine/generator/radiator mounting
  • Rubber anti-vibration mounts - shipped loose
  • Anti-vibration mounts (shipped loose)
Starting System
  • 24 Volt electric starting motor
  • 45 Amp Charging alternator
  • Battery disconnect switch
  • Battery and battery rack w/cables

Additional information

Offering Type

Generator Set Specifications - Standby Rating

2000 kVA

Generator Set Specifications - Prime Power Rating

1825 kVA

Generator Set Specifications - Emissions/Fuel Strategy

Low Fuel Consumption

Generator Set Specifications - Voltage

380 to 415 Volts

Generator Set Specifications - Frequency

50 Hz

Generator Set Specifications - Speed

1500 rpm

Generator Set Specifications - Duty Cycle

Standby, Mission Critical, Prime, Continuous

Generator Set Specifications - Maximum Rating

2000 kVA

Generator Set Specifications - Minimum Rating

1600 kVA

Engine Specifications - Engine Model

3516 TA, V-16, 4-Stroke Water-Cooled Diesel

Engine Specifications - Bore

170 mm ( 6.69 in )

Engine Specifications - Stroke

190 mm ( 7.48 in )

Engine Specifications - Displacement

69 l ( 4210.64 in³ )

Engine Specifications - Compression Ratio

13.0:1

Engine Specifications - Aspiration

TA

Engine Specifications - Fuel System

Mechanical unit injection

Engine Specifications - Governor Type

Woodward

Generator Set Dimensions - Length - Maximum

5953 mm ( 234.4 in )

Generator Set Dimensions - Width - Maximum

2286 mm ( 90 in )

Generator Set Dimensions - Height - Maximum

2410 mm ( 94.9 in )

Generator Set Dimensions - Dry Weight - Genset (maximum)

15350 kg ( 33840 lb )

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