3516C Tier 4 Final (60 Hz)

3516C Tier 4 Final

Producing reliable power from 1825 to 2500 ekW at 60 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. Depending on the model, 3516C generator sets are EPA Stationary Emergency (Tier 2) or Tier 4 Final certified.

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

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

Additional information

Offering Type

Generator Set Specifications - Standby Rating

2500/2000 ekW

Generator Set Specifications - Prime Power Rating

1825/2250 ekW

Generator Set Specifications - Emissions/Fuel Strategy

U.S. EPA Certified

Generator Set Specifications - Voltage

480 to 13800 Volts

Generator Set Specifications - Frequency

60 Hz

Generator Set Specifications - Speed

1800 rpm

Generator Set Specifications - Duty Cycle

Standby, Mission Critical, Prime

Generator Set Specifications - Maximum Rating

2500 ekW

Generator Set Specifications - Minimum Rating

1825 ekW

Engine Specifications - Engine Model

3516C HD, 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

4764.73 l ( 78 in )

Engine Specifications - Compression Ratio

14.7:1

Engine Specifications - Aspiration

TA

Engine Specifications - Fuel System

Electronic unit injection

Engine Specifications - Governor Type

ADEM™A4

Generator Set Dimensions - Length - Minimum

6796.6 mm ( 267.6 in )

Generator Set Dimensions - Length - Maximum

7037.5 mm ( 277 in )

Generator Set Dimensions - Width - Minimum

2378.7 mm ( 93.7 in )

Generator Set Dimensions - Width - Maximum

2569 mm ( 101.2 in )

Generator Set Dimensions - Height - Minimum

2964.8 mm ( 116.7 in )

Generator Set Dimensions - Height - Maximum

3019 mm ( 118.9 in )

Generator Set Dimensions - Dry Weight - Genset (minimum)

16874 kg ( 37200 lb )

Generator Set Dimensions - Dry Weight - Genset (maximum)

18270 kg ( 40280 lb )

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