3516B Offshore Generator Set

Cat 3500 offshore generator sets are specifically designed for drilling and production operations offshore. Decades of experience powering offshore vessels and platforms make have evolved into a product that offers proven performance, low emissions, high durability, and low owning and operating costs. Applications for 3500 offshore generator sets include main power, essential services power, and emergency power on-board drilling and production rigs and vessels. Cat generator sets are backed by the worldwide network of Cat dealers ready to support your operation with technical support, service, parts, and warranty. Cat 3516B offshore generator set. Ratings: 1180-1825 ekW (1475-2281 kVA) @ 50/60 Hz (1000/1200/1500/1800 rpm). Meets IMO Tier I emission standards equivalent. Select ratings meet IMO Tier II emission standards.

Engine Design

Proven reliability and durability; Robust diesel strength design prolongs life and lowers owning and operating costs; Assembled, tested, and validated as a package to minimize package vibration and maximize component life; Market-leading power density; Long overhaul life proven in oilfield applications; Core engine components designed for reconditioning and reuse at overhaul

Ease of Installation

Engine and generator are mounted to an inner base, which mounts to an outer base assembly with vibration isolators; Installed with an integral drip tray to provide a single lift installation and to reduce shipyard scope of work complexity

Safety

E-stop pushbutton on instrument panel; Air shutoff and explosion relief valves; Configurable alarm and shutdown features; Extra alarm switches available for customer-supplied panel

Improved Serviceability

Large inspection openings allow convenient access to core engine internals; Reduction of Owning and Operating Costs; Long filter change intervals, aligned with service intervals; Excellent fuel economy - direct injection electronic unit injectors precisely meter fuel

Custom Packaging

For any petroleum application, trust Caterpillar to meet your exact needs with a factory custom package. Cat® engines, generators, enclosures, controls, radiators, transmissions - anything your project requires - can be custom-designed and matched to create a one-of-a kind solution. Custom packages are globally supported and are covered by a one-year warranty after startup. Testing Every Cat engine is full-load tested to ensure proper engine performance.

Product Support Offered Through Global Cat Dealer Network

More than 2,200 dealer outlets; Caterpillar factory-trained dealer technicians service every aspect of your petroleum engine; Caterpillar parts and labor warranty; Preventive maintenance agreements available for repair before-failure options; S•O•SSM program matches your oil and coolant samples against Caterpillar set standards to determine: Internal engine component condition / Presence of unwanted fluids / Presence of combustion by-products / Site-specific oil change interval

Over 80 Years of Engine Manufacturing Experience

Ownership of these manufacturing processes enables Caterpillar to produce high quality, dependable products; Manufacturing of cast engine blocks, heads, cylinder liners, and flywheel housings; Machine critical components; Assemble complete engine

Web Site

For all your petroleum power requirements, visit www.cat.com/oilandgas

Standard Equipment

AIR INLET SYSTEM
  • Separate Circuit aftercooler core, corrosion resistant coated (air side) Air cleaner, regular duty Dual Turbochargers, 152 mm (6 in) OD straight connection
CONTROL SYSTEM
  • Caterpillar A-III Electronic Engine Control, LH with Electronic Unit Injector Fuel System Rigid Wiring Harness (10 amp DC power required to drive Electronic Engine Control Module)
COOLING SYSTEM
  • Outlet controlled thermostat and housing, full open temperature 92°C (198°F)
  • Jacket water pump, gear driven
  • Single water outlet connection, includes flange: 143 mm (5.6")
  • Aftercooler fresh water cooling pump (SCAC), gear driven centrifugal
  • SCAC pump circuit contains a thermostat to keep the aftercooler coolant from falling below 30°C (85°F)
EXHAUST SYSTEM
  • Dry gas tight exhaust manifolds with heat shields Dual Turbochargers with watercooled bearings and heat shields Exhaust outlet, vertical, 203 mm (8 in) round flanged outlet
FLYWHEELS & FLYWHEEL HOUSINGS
  • Flywheel, SAE No. 00, 183 teeth Flywheel housing, SAE No. 00
FUEL SYSTEM
  • Fuel filter
  • Fuel transfer pump
  • Electronically Controlled Unit Injectors
  • Fuel priming pump, LH
  • Rigid fuel return line with customer connection point as base of engine
INSTRUMENTATION
  • Overspeed shutdown notification light, Emergency stop notification light
  • Graphical Unit (Marine Power Display) for analog or digital display of:
LUBE SYSTEM
  • Crankcase breather, top mounted
  • Oil cooler
  • Oil filter and dipstick, LH
  • Oil pump, gear-type
  • Oil pan drain valve, 2" NPT female connection
PROTECTION SYSTEM
  • A-III Electronic Monitoring System provides customer programmable engine de-ration strategies to protect against adverse operating conditions
  • Emergency stop push button (located in Electronic Instrument Panel) Safety shutoff protection:
STARTING SYSTEM
  • Air starting motor, RH, 620 to 1034 kPa (90 to 150 psi), LH control
  • Air silencer
GENERAL
  • Paint, Caterpillar yellow, with black rails
  • Vibration damper and guard
  • Lifting eyes
  • Engine and generator, three-point mounted to sub-base
  • Lift provisions on base
  • Oil drain extension
  • Engine length drip pan

Additional information

Offering Type

Engine Specifications - Minimum Rating

1180.0 ekW ( 1475.0 kV·A )

Engine Specifications - Maximum Rating

1825.0 ekW ( 2281.0 kV·A )

Engine Specifications - Emissions

IMO Tier I

Engine Specifications - Bore

170.0 mm ( 6.7 in )

Engine Specifications - Weight

18800.0 kg ( 41400.0 lb )

Engine Specifications - Aspiration

TUrbocharged-Aftercooled

Engine Specifications - Displacement

69.0 l ( 4233.0 in³ )

Engine Specifications - Stroke

190.0 mm ( 7.5 in )

Engine Specifications - Oil Change Interval

1000.0 h ( 1000.0 h )

Engine Specifications - Fuel System

EUI

Engine Specifications - Engine Control

ADEM A3

Dimensions - Height

2214.0 mm ( 87.2 in )

Dimensions - Length

6095.0 mm ( 240.0 in )

Dimensions - Width

2147.0 mm ( 84.5 in )

Capacity for Liquids - Cooling System - Engine

480.0 l ( 126.8 gal (US) )

Capacity for Liquids - Lube Oil System - Refill

405.0 l ( 107.0 gal (US) )

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