3516 (60 Hz) with Upgradeable Package

3516 Diesel Generator Set

Producing reliable power from 1450 to 1750 ekW at 60 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

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

Additional information

Offering Type

Generator Set Specifications - Standby Rating

1750 ekW

Generator Set Specifications - Prime Power Rating

1600 ekW

Generator Set Specifications - Emissions/Fuel Strategy

Low Fuel Consumption

Generator Set Specifications - Voltage

380 to 480 Volts

Generator Set Specifications - Frequency

60 Hz

Generator Set Specifications - Speed

1800 rpm

Generator Set Specifications - Duty Cycle

Standby, Mission Critical, Prime, Continuous

Generator Set Specifications - Maximum Rating

1750 ekW

Generator Set Specifications - Minimum Rating

1450 ekW

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

13.5:1

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)

13080 kg ( 28840 lb )

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