3516B Generator Set

3516B Generator Set

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Length - Maximum
258.1 in
Width - Maximum
90.1 in
Height - Maximum
94.1 in
Dry Weight - Genset (maximum)
33300 lb

Generator Set Dimensions

Length - Maximum
258.1in
Width - Maximum
90.1in
Height - Maximum
94.1in
Dry Weight - Genset (maximum)
33300lb

Generator Set Specifications

Duty Cycle
Prime, Continuous
Minimum Rating
1640 ekW
Maximum Rating
1825 ekW
Voltage
380 to 13800 Volts
Frequency
60 Hz
Speed
1800 rpm
Emissions/Fuel Strategy
Low Fuel Consumption

Engine Specifications

Stroke
7.48in
Displacement
4210.64in
Engine Model
3516B TA, V-16, 4-Stroke Water-Cooled Diesel
Compression Ratio
14.0:1
Aspiration
TA
Governor Type
Adem™4
Compression Ratio
33300lb
Fuel System
Electronic unit injection
Bore
6.69in
Displacement - HD
4764.73in³
Stroke - HD

Standard Equipment:

  • Air Inlet System
    • Air cleaner, single element canister type
  • Air Inlet
    • Air Cleaner
  • Cooling
    • Package mounted radiator
  • Exhaust
    • Exhaust flange outlet
  • Fuel
    • Secondary fuel filter
    • Fuel priming pump
    • Primary fuel filter with integral water separator
  • Generator
    • IP23 Protection
    • Matched to the performance and output characteristics of Cat engines
  • Power Termination
    • Bus Bar
  • Control System
    • Generator set packages include Caterpillars Voltage
    • 6 Customer programmable digital inputs
    • Reverse Reactive Power (kVAr) (32RV)
    • High coolant temperature
    • Over/Under voltage (27/59)
    • Oil pressure (psi, kPa or bar)
    • DC volts
    • Low coolant temperature
    • Engine cool-down timer
    • Load histogram feature
    • Generator phase sequence
    • Generator mounted - rear facing
    • Communications:
    • Auto/start/stop control
    • kVAr (per phase, average & percent)
    • Lamp test
    • Customer data link (Modbus RTU)
    • kW (per phase, average & percent)
    • Customizable screens
    • Engine cycle crank
    • 1 Programmable relay outputs (Form C)
    • Text alarm / event descriptions
    • Environmental sealed front face
    • Serial annunciator module data link
    • 3 Analog inputs
    • Operating hours
    • Volts (L-L & L-N), frequency (Hz)
    • Accessory module data link
    • 24 Volt DC operation
    • Over/Under Frequency (81 o/u)
    • 4 Programmable relay outputs (Form A)
    • EMCP 4.2
    • Alarm acknowledge
    • Overspeed
    • Emergency stop
    • True RMS AC metering, 3-phase, +/-2% accuracy
    • Regulator (IVR) - IVR includes reactive droop capability, 3-phase voltage sensing, KVAR/PF modes, RFI suppression, min/max exciter
    • Overcurrent (50/51)
    • PLC functionality
    • Controls:
    • Power Factor (per phase & average)
    • Cat Connect
    • Failure to start (overcrank)
    • Programmable protective relaying functions:
    • Low coolant level
    • 1 Programmable digital outputs
    • Speed adjust
    • Number of I/O varies on options selected:
    • kW-hr (total)
    • RPM
    • Coolant temperature
    • Low oil pressure
    • Reverse Power (kW) (32)
    • Digital indication for:
    • kVA (per phase, average & percent)
    • Warning / shutdown with common LED indication of shutdowns for:
    • Amps (per phase & average)
    • Limiter and exciter diode monitor
    • kVAr-hr (total)
    • Emergency stop pushbutton
  • Control Panel
    • EMCP 4 Genset Controller
  • Cooling System
    • Package mounted radiator
  • Exhaust System
    • Dry exhaust manifold
    • Flanged faced outlet(s)
  • Fuel System
    • Flexible fuel lines - shipped loose
    • Secondary fuel filters
    • Fuel priming pump
    • Fuel cooler; not included with packages without radiator
  • General
    • Paint - Caterpillar yellow except rails and radiators gloss black
    • RH Service
    • Flywheel and Flywheel housing-SAE No. 00
    • SAE Standard Rotation
    • Paint - Caterpillar Yellow except rails and radiators gloss black
  • Generators And Attachments
    • Class H insulation, Class F temperature rise at 40C ambient (105C prime / 130C standby)
    • 6 lead
    • Permanent magnet
    • Winding temperature detectors
    • Anti condensation space heater
    • Bus bar connections, right side extension box, bottom cable entry - 60 Hz models: NEMA standard hole pattern
    • NEMA Class H insulation, Class H temperature rise at 40C ambient (125C prime / 150C standby) - 60 Hz models: NEMA standard hole pattern
    • 3 Phase brushless, salient pole
    • IP23 Protection
    • Winding temperature detectors
    • MV:
    • Form wound
    • Permanent magnet
    • HV:
    • NEMA Class H insulation, Class H temperature rise at 40C ambient (125C prime / 150C standby)
    • Winding temperature detectors
    • Matched to the performance and output characteristics of Cat engines
    • Random wound
    • Permanent magnet
    • LV
    • Form wound
  • Governing System
    • ADEM A3
  • Lube System
    • Lubricating oil
    • Fumes disposal
    • Oil filter, filler and dipstick
    • Gear type lube oil pump
    • Oil drain lines and valve
    • Integral lube oil cooler
  • Mounting System
    • Rubber anti-vibration mounts (shipped loose)
    • Rails - engine/generator/radiator mounting.
    • Anti-vibration mounts (shipped loose).
  • Starting System
    • 24 Volt electric starting motor
    • 45 Amp charging alternator
    • Battery and battery rack w/cables
    • Battery disconnect switch

Optional Equipment:

  • Exhaust
    • Exhaust mufflers
  • Air Inlet System
    • Standard ambient radiators
    • Standard ambient ATAAC radiators
    • Optional Radiator Arrangements
    • Dual Element Air Cleaner
    • Single Element Filter
  • Generator
    • Oversize and premium generators
    • Permanent magnet excitation (PMG)
    • Internal excitation (IE)
    • Anti-condensation heater
  • Control Panels
    • Cable Shroud
    • EMCP 4.3, EMCP 4.4
    • Digital I/O module
    • Vandal proof panel cover
    • Empty upper box
    • Annunciator - local
    • Remote monitoring software
    • Load share module
    • Generator main terminal box
    • Side extension box
    • Annunciator - remote
    • Load share module
    • EMCP 4.4
    • Generator temperature monitoring & protection
    • Remote monitoring software
    • EMCP 4.2
    • Digital I/O module
    • EMCP 4.3
  • Cooling System
    • Water level switch gauges
    • Coolant
  • Mounting
    • Spring-type vibration isolator
    • IBC isolators
    • Rubber anti-vibration mounts
  • Crankcase Systems
    • Crankcase ventilation systems
    • Explosion relief valve
    • No explosion relief valves
    • Crankcase protection groups:
  • Exhaust System
    • Tier 4 dosing cabinet
    • Flexible fittings
    • Tier 4 clean emission MOD kits
    • Exhaust offset
    • Elean emission parts
    • Flange and exhaust expanders
    • Y Adapters
    • Mufflers
    • Tier 4 lean emissions moduel
    • Elbows>
    • Flanges
  • Starting/charging
    • Jacket water heater
    • Air starting motor with control and silencer
    • Battery chargers
    • Oversize batteries
    • Heavy-duty starting system
    • Charging alternator
  • General
    • Seismic Certification per applicable building codes: IBC 2000, IBC 2003, IBC 2006, IBC 2009, CBC 2007
    • Enclosures: sound attenuated, weather protective
    • EEC Declaration of Conformity
    • UL 2200 package
    • Integral & sub-base fuel tanks
    • EU Certificate of Conformance (CE)
    • Integral & sub-base UL listed dual wall fuel tanks
    • The following options are based on regional and product configuration:
    • CSA Certification
    • Automatic transfer switches (ATS)
  • Extended Service Coverage
    • Platinum, Silver and Gold coverage
  • Fuel System
    • Gas fuel filter
    • Primary fuel filter
    • Fuel priming pump (Tier 4)
  • Generators And Attachments
    • Differential current transformers
    • Hi volt optional attachments
    • 1600 Frame - 380, 440, 480, 600 Volts, 3 Phase 1800 RPM, RW, PM, No. of leads = 6, Pitch = .6667
    • Space heater kit
    • 3000 Frame - 12470, 13200, 13800 Volts, 3 Phase 1800 RPM, FW, PM, No. of leads = 6, Pitch = .6667
    • 2700 Frame - 6300, 6600, 6900 Volts, 3 Phase 1800 RPM, FW, PM, No. of leads = 6, Pitch = .6667
    • 1600 Frame - 380, 440, 480, 600 Volts, 3 Phase 1800 RPM, RW, IE, No. of leads = 6, Pitch = .6667
    • Alternator air cleaner
    • Generators high voltage
    • 1800 Frame
    • Generator conversions
    • 1600 Frame - 380, 416, 440, 480, 600, 2400, 4160 Volts, 3 Phase 1800 RPM ,FW, PM, No. of leads = 6, Pitch = .6667
  • Instrumentation
    • Pyrometer and Termocouples
  • Lube System
    • Prelube pump groups
    • Lube oil in standard sump
    • Oil level regulator
  • Mounting System
    • IBC vibration isolators
    • Spring type vibration isolators
    • Puck style low efficiency isolators
  • Power Connections
    • Cable entry - right side
    • Rear power connections
    • Center post busbar
    • Right side power connections
    • Grounding groups
    • left side power connections
    • Cable entry - rear
    • Cable entry - left side
    • Neutral ground connections
  • Power Termination
    • 2000, 2500, 3200 Amp, 4 Pole, IEC rated circuit breakers
    • Circuit breakers - LV Packages
    • 1600, 2000, 2500, 3000 and 4000 Amp, 3 Pole, UL-100% rated circuit breakers
    • 2000, 2500, 3200 Amp, 3 Pole, IEC rated circuit breakers
    • Circuit breakers, UL listed
    • Circuit breakers, IEC compliant
  • Special Tests / Reports
    • Seismic certifications
    • Torsional vibration analysis
    • PGS test report @ 0.8 power factor
    • Generator set report
    • PGS test report @ 1.0 power factor
    • Fuel consumption test
    • Standard engine test
    • OSPD certification
  • Starting / Charging
    • Engine barring devices
    • Electric starting motors
    • Batteries, racks and cables
    • Air pressure regulator
    • 50 Amp NFPA battery charger
    • Air starting motors
    • Jacket water heaters
    • Starter covers
    • 10, 20 and 35 Amp battery charger