3516C (50 Hz) with Upgradeable Package

3516C (50 Hz) with Upgradeable Package

Producing reliable power from 2500 to 2750 kVA at 50 Hz, our 3516C diesel generator sets are made to meet your mission critical, standby and prime applications. We’ve designed each to ISO 8528-5 transient response requirements and to accept 100% rated load in one step. The generator set offers 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

Certifications

  • EU Declaration of Conformity
  • EU Declaration of Conformity
  • Eurasian Conformity (EAC)
  • Telecommunication Lab of China

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 with service indicator
Control Panel
  • RPM
  • Engine cycle crank
  • Failure to start (overcrank)
  • Warning/shutdown with common LED indication of shutdowns for:
  • Speed adjust
  • True RMS AC metering, 3-phase, +/-2% accuracy
  • Accessory module data link
  • Overcurrent (50/51)
  • DC volts
  • Controls:
  • Generator phase sequence
  • Low oil pressure
  • 2 Programmable digital outputs
  • Reverse power (kW) (32)
  • Low coolant level
  • Operating hours
  • Frequency (Hz)
  • kVAr-hr (total)
  • kVA (per phase, average & percent)
  • Lamp test
  • Over/under frequency (81 o/u)
  • 6 programmable digital inputs
  • 2 Programmable relay outputs (Form C)
  • 24 Volt DC operation
  • Customer data link (Modbus RTU)
  • EMCP 4 Genset controller
  • Volts (L-L & L-N)
  • High coolant temperature
  • Alarm acknowledge
  • Oil pressure (psi, kPa or bar)
  • 4 Programmable relay outputs (Form A)
  • Overspeed
  • EMCP4.2B controller includes:
  • Engine cool-down timer
  • Panel lights
  • kW (per phase, average & percent)
  • Low coolant temperature
  • Over/under voltage (27/59)
  • Serial annunciator module data link
  • Generator mounted - rear facing
  • Communications:
  • kVAr (per phase, average & percent)
  • Digital indication for:
  • Text alarm/event descriptions
  • EMCP 4.2B
  • Coolant temperature
  • Emergency stop pushbutton
  • Programmable protective relaying functions:
  • kW-hr (total)
  • Reverse reactive power (kVAr) (32RV)
  • Amps (per phase & average)
  • Environmental sealed front face
  • Power factor (per phase & average)
Exhaust
  • Exhaust flange outlet
Fuel
  • Primary fuel filter with integral water separator
Generator
  • IP23 Protection
  • Matched to the performance and output characteristics of Cat engines
Power Termination
  • Busbar
Starting/Charging
  • Heavy duty starting system
  • Charging alternator
Cooling System
  • Fan and belt guards
  • Coolant drain line with valve
  • JWAC
  • Caterpillar extended life coolant
  • Coolant level sensors
  • Radiator fan and fan drive
Cooling
  • Package mounted radiator
Exhaust System
  • Flanged faced outlet(s)
  • Dry exhaust manifold
Fuel System
  • Flexible fuel lines - shipped loose
  • Fuel priming pump
  • Fuel cooler; not included with packages without radiator
  • Secondary fuel filters
Generators and Attachments
  • NEMA Class H insulation system, Class H temperature rise at 40C ambient
    (125C prime / 150C standby).
  • Busbar connections, top center mounted, top cable entry
  • Random wound
  • 6 Lead
  • Winding temperature detectors
  • IEC standard hole pattern
  • Internal excitation (IE)
  • 3 phase brushless, Salient pole
  • Generator set packages include Caterpillar's digital voltage regulator (CDVR). CDVR includes reactive droop capability, 3-phase voltage sensing, KVAR/PF modes, RFI suppression, min/max exciter
Governing System
  • ADEM III
Literature
  • Parts book
  • Operation & Maintenance Manual
Lube System
  • Gear type lube oil pump
  • Integral lube Oil cooler
  • Fumes disposal
  • Lubricating oil
  • Oil filter, filler and dipstick
  • Oil drain lines and valve
Mounting System
  • Rails - Engine/generator/radiator mounting
  • Rubber anti-vibration mounts - shipped loose
Starting / Charging System
  • 24 Volt electric starting motor
  • Battery and battery rack w/cables
  • Battery disconnect switch
General
  • Right hand servicing
  • Flywheel and flywheel housing-SAE No. 00
  • Paint - Caterpillar yellow with high gloss black rails & radiator
  • SAE standard rotation

Additional information

Offering Type

Generator Set Specifications - Standby Rating

2750 kVA

Generator Set Specifications - Prime Power Rating

2500 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

Standby, Mission Critical, Prime

Generator Set Specifications - Maximum Rating

2750 kVA

Generator Set Specifications - Minimum Rating

2500 kVA

Engine Specifications - Engine Model

3516C, ATAAC, V-16,4-Stroke Water-Cooled Diesel

Engine Specifications - Bore

170 mm ( 6.69 in )

Engine Specifications - Stroke

215 mm ( 8.46 in )

Engine Specifications - Displacement

78 l ( 4765 in )

Engine Specifications - Compression Ratio

14:01

Engine Specifications - Aspiration

TA

Engine Specifications - Fuel System

Electronic unit injection

Engine Specifications - Governor Type

Adem™3

Generator Set Dimensions - Length - Maximum

5800 mm ( 228.3 in )

Generator Set Dimensions - Width - Maximum

1929 mm ( 75.9 in )

Generator Set Dimensions - Height - Maximum

2050 mm ( 80.7 in )

Generator Set Dimensions - Dry Weight - Genset (maximum)

14698 kg ( 32404 lb )

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