3516B (60 Hz)

3516B Generator Set

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

Cat ECS 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

  • UL 2200 Listed
  • CSA
  • IBC seismic certification
  • OSHPD pre-approval

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
Cooling
  • Package mounted radiator
Exhaust
  • Exhaust flange outlet
Fuel
  • Primary fuel filter with integral water separator
  • Secondary fuel filters
  • Fuel priming pump
Generator
  • IP23 Protection
  • Matched to the performance and output characteristics of Cat engines
Power Termination
  • Busbar
Control Panel
  • Cat ECS Genset controller
General
  • Paint - Caterpillar yellow except rails and radiators gloss black
Control Panels
  • Speed adjust
  • Text alarm/event descriptions
  • Generator set packages include Caterpillar's voltage regulator
  • Auto/start/stop control
  • 24 Volt DC operation
  • Cat ECS 100
  • Generator mounted - Rear facing
  • Controls:
  • Environmental sealed front face
  • Engine cool-down timer
  • Emergency stop pushbutton
  • Limiter and exciter diode monitor
  • Engine cycle crank
  • Lamp test
  • Alarm acknowledge
  • Customizable screens
  • PLC functionality
  • Load histogram feature
  • 0 True RMS AC metering, 3-phase, +/-2% accuracy
  • Operating hours
  • Digital indication for:
  • DC volts
  • RPM
  • Coolant temperature
  • Amps (per phase & average)
  • Oil pressure (psi, kPa or bar)
  • Volts (L-L & L-N)
  • Frequency (Hz)
  • Power factor (per phase & average)
  • kW (per phase, average & percent)
  • High coolant temperature
  • Low oil pressure
  • Warning/shutdown with common LED indication of shutdowns for01/10/2018:
  • kVAr (per phase, average & percent)
  • kVA (per phase, average & percent)
  • kVAr (per phase, average & percent)
  • Emergency stop
  • Overspeed
  • Failure to start (overcrank)
  • Programmable protective relaying functions:
  • Low coolant temperature
  • Generator phase sequence
  • Low coolant level
  • 1 Programmable digital outputs
  • Gear type lube oil pump
  • Battery disconnect switch
  • Caterpillar yellow with high gloss black rails and radiator
  • NEMA Class H insulation system, Class H temperature rise at 40C ambient (125C prime / 150C standby)
  • Medium voltage: Form wound - Permanent magnet excitation (PMG) - Winding temperature detectors - NEMA Class H insulation system, Class H temperature rise at 40C ambient
    (125C prime / 150C standby) - Busbar connections, right side extension box, bottom cable entry - NEMA standard hole pattern
  • Fumes disposal
  • Permanent magnet excitation (PMG)
  • NEMA Class H insulation system, Class H temperature rise at 40C ambient (125C prime / 150C standby)
  • Permanent magnet excitation (PMG)
  • NEMA standard hole pattern
  • Reverse reactive power (kVAr) (32RV)
  • Over/under voltage (27/59)
  • NEMA Class H insulation system, Class H temperature rise at 40C ambient (125C prime / 150C standby)
  • Permanent magnet excitation (PMG)
  • Class H insulation, Class F temperature rise at 40C ambient (105C prime / 130C standby)
  • Permanent magnet excitation (PMG)
  • SAE standard rotation
  • Internal excitation (IE)
  • Flexible fuel lines - shipped loose
  • IVR includes reactive droop capability, 3-phase voltage sensing, KVAR/PF modes, RFI suppression, min / max exciter
  • Busbar connections, right side extension box, bottom cable entry
  • Medium voltage:
  • Communications:
  • NEMA standard hole pattern
  • Lubricating oil
  • Oil drain lines and valve
  • 3 Phase brushless, Salient pole
  • 24 Volt electric starting motor
  • 6 Customer programmable digital inputs
  • Dry exhaust manifold
  • Accessory module data link
  • ADEM A3
  • Form wound
  • ATAAC - 3516E package radiators shipped installed
  • Busbar connections, top center mounted, top cable entry
  • High voltage:
  • 4 Programmable relay outputs (Form A)
  • Anti-condensation space heater
  • NEMA Class H insulation system, Class H temperature rise at 40C ambient (125C prime / 150C standby)
  • 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
  • NEMA standard hole pattern
  • 45 Amp Charging alternator
  • 3 Analog inputs
  • Random wound
  • Anti-vibration mounts (shipped loose)
  • Cat connect
  • Oil filter, filler and dipstick
  • Rails - Engine/generator/radiator mounting
  • Customer data link (Modbus RTU)
  • Flywheel and flywheel housing - SAE No. 00
  • English
  • Busbar connections, right side extension box, bottom cable entry
  • Serial annunciator module data link
  • Integral lube oil cool
  • Certified standard PGS provided
  • Winding temperature detectors
  • 1 Programmable relay outputs (Form C)
  • Reverse power (kW) (32)
  • Form wound - Permanent magnet excitation (PMG)
  • Right hand servicing
  • Overcurrent (50/51)
  • 6 Lead
  • Flanged faced outlet(s)
  • Low voltage:
  • Number of I/O varies on options selected
  • Battery and battery rack w/cables
  • Over/under frequency (81 o/u)
  • Fuel cooler; not included with packages without radiator
  • Busbar connections, right side extension box, bottom cable entry
  • Rubber anti-vibration mounts - shipped loose
  • NEMA standard hole pattern
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