3516B (60 Hz) with Upgradeable Package

3516B (60 Hz) with Upgradeable Package

Producing reliable power from 1640 to 2250 ekW at 60 Hz, our 3516B 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 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

Single-Source Supplier

  • 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 Panels
  • PLC functionality
  • Oil pressure (psi, kPa or bar)
  • Text alarm/event descriptions
  • KVAR/PF modes
  • Cat connect
  • Overspeed
  • Amps (per phase & average)
  • Programmable protective relaying functions:
  • DC volts
  • EMCP 4.2B
  • Power factor (per phase & average)
  • Reverse reactive power (kVAr) (32RV) - Overcurrent (50/51)
  • Load histogram feature
  • Generator set packages include:
  • Frequency (Hz)
  • Emergency stop pushbutton
  • Over/under voltage (27/59)
  • RFI suppression
  • 24 Volt DC operation
  • Low coolant level
  • Reverse power (kW) (32) - Reverse reactive power (kVAr) (32RV) - Overcurrent (50/51)
  • 4 Programmable relay outputs (Form A)
  • Volts (L-L & L-N)
  • Caterpillar's voltage regulator
  • IVR includes:
  • Auto/start/stop control
  • kVA (per phase, average & percent)
  • Lamp test
  • Over/under frequency (81 o/u)
  • Environmental sealed front face
  • 3 Phase voltage sensing
  • Engine cool
  • kVAr-hr (total)
  • Low oil pressure
  • Accessory module data link
  • Emergency stop
  • Customer data link (Modbus RTU)
  • Communications:
  • Warning/shutdown with common LED indication of shutdowns for:
  • 0 True RMS AC metering, 3-phase, +/-2% accuracy
  • Digital indication for:
  • Customizable screens
  • Failure to start (overcrank)
  • Serial annunciator module data link
  • Coolant temperature
  • Controls:
  • Overcurrent (50/51)
  • Number of I/O varies on options selected
  • Reactive droop capability
  • Low coolant temperature
  • High coolant temperature
  • Min / max exciter
  • Alarm acknowledge
  • RPM
  • Generator phase sequence
  • Limiter and exciter diode monitor
  • Speed adjust
  • Operating hours
  • kW (per phase, average & percent)
  • 3 Analog inputs
  • Generator mounted - rear facing
  • 6 Customer programmable digital inputs
Lubrication System
  • Oil filter, filler and dipstick
  • Oil drain lines and valve
  • Gear type lube oil pump
  • Fumes disposal
  • Lubricating oil
Mounting System
  • Rubber anti-vibration mounts - shipped loose
  • Rails - engine/generator/radiator mounting
  • Anti-vibration mounts (shipped loose)
Starting System
  • 45 Amp Charging alternator
  • 24 Volt electric starting motor
  • Battery and battery rack w/cables
  • Battery disconnect switch
Literature
  • Parts book
  • Operation & Maintenance Manual

Additional information

Offering Type

Generator Set Specifications - Standby Rating

2250 ekW

Generator Set Specifications - Prime Power Rating

1825 ekW

Generator Set Specifications - Emissions/Fuel Strategy

Low fuel, Low Emissions

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

2250 ekW

Generator Set Specifications - Minimum Rating

1640 ekW

Engine Specifications - Engine Model

3516B 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 in )

Engine Specifications - Compression Ratio

14.0:1

Engine Specifications - Aspiration

TA

Engine Specifications - Fuel System

MEUI

Engine Specifications - Governor Type

ADEM™ A4

Generator Set Dimensions - Length - Maximum

5957 mm ( 234.5 in )

Generator Set Dimensions - Width - Maximum

2286 mm ( 90 in )

Generator Set Dimensions - Height - Maximum

2494 mm ( 98.2 in )

Generator Set Dimensions - Dry Weight - Genset (maximum)

13750 kg ( 30310 lb )

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