3516 (50 Hz)

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 a low fuel consumption system.

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
  • EEC Declaration of Incorporation
  • Eurasian Conformity (EAC)

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

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

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 11000 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

5919 mm ( 232.9 in )

Generator Set Dimensions - Width - Maximum

2286 mm ( 90 in )

Generator Set Dimensions - Height - Maximum

2367 mm ( 93.2 in )

Generator Set Dimensions - Dry Weight - Genset (maximum)

16375 kg ( 33900 lb )

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