3516B DGB™ (50 Hz)

3516B Generator Set

The 3516B DGB (Dynamic Gas Blending) generator sets are made to match your continuous and prime applications. Producing reliable power from 1750 to 2275 kVA at 50 Hz, each generator set has been designed to meet ISO 8528-5 transient response requirements and accepts 100 % rated load in one step. Our 3516B DGB generator sets have been developed for low fuel consumption.

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

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

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Standard Equipment

Air Inlet System
  • Air cleaner, single element canister type
Control System
  • Low oil pressure
  • Over/under frequency (81 o/u)
  • Alarm acknowledge
  • Oil pressure (psi, kPa or bar)
  • Reverse reactive power (kVAr) (32RV)
  • 3 Analog inputs
  • Programmable protective relaying functions:
  • 4 Programmable relay outputs (Form A)
  • Overspeed
  • Reverse power (kW) (32)
  • Customer data link (Modbus RTU)
  • Text alarm/event descriptions
  • Low coolant temperature
  • Number of I/O varies on options selected
  • Emergency stop
  • Operating hours
  • Limiter and exciter diode monitor
  • Environmental sealed front face
  • kW (per phase, average & percent)
  • Digital indication for:
  • Auto/start/stop control
  • Cat connect
  • Low coolant level
  • Controls:
  • Serial annunciator module data link
  • Regulator (IVR) - IVR includes reactive droop capability, 3-phase voltage sensing, KVAR/PF modes, RFI suppression, min/max exciter
  • RPM
  • Volts (L-L & L-N), frequency (Hz)
  • Coolant temperature
  • 1 Programmable digital outputs
  • Speed adjust
  • Engine cycle crank
  • Over/under voltage (27/59)
  • kW-hr (total)
  • 6 Customer programmable digital inputs
  • Generator phase sequence
  • 1 Programmable relay outputs (Form C)
  • PLC functionality
  • kVAr-hr (total)
  • DC volts
  • Engine cool-down timer
  • 24 Volt DC operation
  • Generator mounted - rear facing
  • High coolant temperature
  • Amps (per phase & average)
  • Load histogram feature
  • Emergency stop pushbutton
  • Warning/shutdown with common LED indication of shutdowns for:
  • kVAr (per phase, average & percent)
  • Customizable screens
  • True RMS AC metering, 3-phase, +/-2% accuracy
  • Overcurrent (50/51)
  • Communications:
  • kVA (per phase, average & percent)
  • Power factor (per phase & average)
  • Failure to start (overcrank)
  • Accessory module data link
  • Lamp test
  • Generator set packages include Caterpillars voltage regulator
Exhaust
  • Exhaust flange outlet
Fuel
  • Primary fuel filter with integral water separator
Generator
  • IP23 Protection
Power Termination
  • Busbar
Control Panel
  • Cat ECS Genset controller
Cooling System
  • Package mounted radiator
Exhaust System
  • Dry exhaust manifold
  • Flanged faced outlet(s)
Fuel System
  • Fuel priming pump
  • Fuel cooler; not included with packages without radiator
  • Flexible fuel lines - shipped loose
  • Secondary fuel filters
General
  • SAE standard rotation
  • Paint - Caterpillar yellow except rails and radiators gloss black
  • RH service
  • Flywheel and Flywheel housing-SAE No. 00
Generators and Attachments
  • Matched to the performance and output characteristics of Cat engines
  • Random wound
  • Busbar connections, right side extension box, bottom cable entry - 60 Hz models: NEMA standard hole pattern
  • Permanent magnet excitation (PMG)
  • LV
  • HV:
  • MV:
  • 6 Lead
  • Winding temperature detectors
  • NEMA Class H insulation system, Class H temperature rise at 40C ambient
    (125C prime / 150C standby) - 60 Hz models: NEMA standard hole pattern
  • Class H insulation, Class F temperature rise at 40C ambient (105C prime / 130C standby)
  • 3 Phase brushless, Salient pole
  • Anti-condensation space heater
  • NEMA Class H insulation system, Class H temperature rise at 40C ambient
    (125C prime / 150C standby)
  • Form wound
Governing System
  • ADEM A3
Lube System
  • Gear type lube oil pump
  • Oil filter, filler and dipstick
  • Oil drain lines and valve
  • Integral lube Oil cooler
  • Lubricating oil
  • Fumes disposal
Mounting System
  • Rails - Engine/generator/radiator mounting
  • Rubber anti-vibration mounts - shipped loose
  • Anti-vibration mounts (shipped loose)
Starting System
  • 45 Amp Charging alternator
  • 24 Volt electric starting motor
  • Battery disconnect switch
  • Battery and battery rack w/cables

Additional information

Offering Type

Generator Set Specifications - Prime Power Rating

2275/2000 kVA

Generator Set Specifications - Continuous Rating

2000/1750 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

Prime, Continuous

Generator Set Specifications - Maximum Rating

2275 kVA

Generator Set Specifications - Minimum Rating

1750 kVA

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 - Stroke - HD

215 mm ( 8.46 in )

Engine Specifications - Displacement

69 l ( 4210.64 in )

Engine Specifications - Displacement - HD

78.08 l ( 4764.73 in³ )

Engine Specifications - Compression Ratio

14.0:1 Std 15.5:1 HD

Engine Specifications - Aspiration

TA

Engine Specifications - Fuel System

Electronic unit injection

Engine Specifications - Governor Type

Adem™4

Generator Set Dimensions - Length - Minimum

7066 mm ( 278.2 in )

Generator Set Dimensions - Length - Maximum

7416 mm ( 292 in )

Generator Set Dimensions - Width - Maximum

2286 mm ( 90 in )

Generator Set Dimensions - Height - Maximum

2360 mm ( 92.9 in )

Generator Set Dimensions - Dry Weight - Genset (minimum)

15135 kg ( 33300 lb )

Generator Set Dimensions - Dry Weight - Genset (maximum)

16490 kg ( 36280 lb )

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