3516C Generator Set

3516C Generator Set

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Bore
6.69 in
Stroke (HD)
8.46 in
Aspiration
TA
Fuel System
Electronic unit injection

Engine Specifications

Bore
6.69in
Stroke (HD)
8.46in
Aspiration
TA
Fuel System
Electronic unit injection
Stroke
8.46in
Aspiration
ATAAC
Displacement
4765in³
Fuel System
Electronic unit injection
Bore
6.69in
Stroke - HD
Engine Model
3516C, ATAAC, V-16, 4-Stroke Water-Cooled Diesel
Stroke - Standard
7.48in
Compression Ratio
14.7:1
Governor Type
Adem™A3

Generator Set Dimensions

Length - Minimum
332.3in
Dry Weight - Genset (maximum)
47620lb
Dry Weight - Genset (minimum)
46077lb
Height - Maximum
136.9in
Length - Maximum
336.2in
Width - Maximum
100.5in

Generator Set Specifications

Duty Cycle
Standby
Minimum Rating
2250 kVA
Maximum Rating
3125 kVA
Voltage
380 to 11000 Volts
Frequency
50 Hz
Speed
1808 rpm
Emissions/Fuel Strategy
U.S. EPA Cert., Tier 2

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
    • Primary fuel filter with integral water separator
    • Fuel priming pump
  • Generator
    • IP23 Protection
    • Matched to the performance and output characteristics of Cat engines
  • Power Termination
    • Bus Bar
  • Control Panel
    • EMCP 4 Genset Controller
  • Control System
    • Emergency stop pushbutton
    • 3 Phase voltage sensing
    • Environmental sealed front face
    • RFI suppression
    • IVR includes reactive droop capability
    • Caterpillar' s Voltage Regulato
    • 24 Volt DC operation
    • Text alarm / event descriptions
    • Generator mounted - rear facing
    • Generator set packages include:
    • EMCP 4.2B
    • KVAR / PF modes
    • RFI suppression
    • Min / max exciter
    • Limiter and exciter diode monitor
    • Speed adjust
    • Controls:
    • Engine cycle crank
    • Auto / start / stop control
    • Engine cool
    • Alarm acknowledge
    • PLC functionality
    • Customizable screens
    • Load histogram feature
    • Lamp test
    • 0 True RMS AC metering
    • Digital indication for:
    • RPM
    • 3 Phase
    • +/- 2% accuracy
    • DC volts
    • Operating hours
    • Frequency (Hz)
    • Power Factor (per phase & average
    • Volts (L-L & L-N)
    • Amps (per phase & average)
    • Oil pressure (psi, kPa or bar)
    • Coolant temperature
    • kVA (per phase, average & percent
    • kW (per phase, average & percent)
    • kVAr (per phase, average & percent)
    • kVAr-hr (total)
    • kW-hr (total)
    • Warning/shutdown with common LED indication of shutdowns for: Low oil pressure - High coolant temperature - Overspeed - Emergency stop - Failure to start (overcrank) - Low coolant temperature - Low coolant level -
    • Low oil pressure
    • Over / under frequency (81 o/u)
    • 1 Programmable relay outputs (Form C)
    • High coolant temperature
    • 1 Programmable digital outputs
    • Communications:
    • Low coolant leve
    • Generator phase sequence
    • Overcurrent (50/51)
    • Emergency stop
    • 6 Customer programmable digital inputs
    • Failure to start (overcrank)
    • 4 programmable relay outputs (Form A)
    • Cat Connect
    • Number of I/O varies on options selected:
    • Accessory module data link
    • Overspeed
    • Low coolant temperature
    • Programmable protective relaying functions:
    • Reverse reactive power (kVAr) (32RV)
    • 3 Analog inputs
    • Over / under voltage (27/59)
    • Reverse power (kW) (32)
    • Serial annunciator module data link
  • Governing System
    • ADEM A3
  • Cooling System
    • Certified standard PGS provided
    • ATAAC - 3516E Package radiators shipped installed
  • Exhaust System
    • Flanged faced outlet(s)
    • Dry exhaust manifold
  • Fuel System
    • Fuel cooler; not included with packages without radiator
    • Secondary fuel filters
    • Flexible fuel lines - shipped loose
    • Secondary fuel filter
  • General
    • SAE Standard rotation
    • Flywheel and flywheel housing - SAE No. 00
    • Caterpillar yellow with high gloss black rails and radiator
    • Right hand servicing
    • Paint - Caterpillar Yellow except rails and radiators gloss black
  • Generator And Attachments
    • Low Voltage: Random wound - Internal Excitation - Winding temperature detectors - NEMA Class H insulation, Class H temperature rise at 40C ambient (125C prime/150C standby) - Busbar connections, top center mounted, top cable entry - NEMA standard hole pattern
    • Anti condensation space heater
    • Form wound
    • Winding temperature detectors
    • NEMA standard hole pattern
    • Form wound
    • High Voltage:
    • 3 Phase brushless, salient pole
    • Bus bar connections, right side extension box, bottom cable entry
    • Winding temperature detectors
    • 6 lead
    • Permanent magnet
    • Medium Voltage:
    • Class H insulation, Class F temperature rise at 40C ambient (105C prime / 130C standby)
    • NEMA Class H insulation, Class H temperature rise at 40C ambient (125C prime/150C standby)
    • Permanent magnet
  • Literature
    • English
  • Lubrication System
    • Integral lube oil cool
    • Oil filter, filler and dipstick
    • Lubricating oil
    • Gear type lube oil pump
    • Oil drain lines and valve
    • Fumes disposal
  • Mounting System
    • Anti-vibration mounts (shipped loose)
    • Rubber anti-vibration mounts (shipped loose)
    • Rails - engine / generator / radiator mounting
  • Starting System
    • Battery and battery rack w/cables
    • 45 Amp charging alternator
    • Battery disconnect switch
    • 24 Volt electric starting motor

Optional Equipment:

  • Control System
    • EMCP 4.3, EMCP 4.4
  • Air Inlet System
    • Dual element air cleaner
    • Single element filter
  • Exhaust
    • Exhaust mufflers
  • Generator
    • Excitation: [ ] Permanent Magnet Excited (PM) [ ] Internally Excited (IE)
    • Oversize and premium generators
    • Anti-condensation heater
  • Cooling System
    • Water level switch gauges
    • Coolant
    • Optional installed ATAAC radiators
    • Standard ambient radiators
    • Optional installed radiators
    • Standard ambient ATAAC radiators
  • Power Termination
    • Circuit breakers, UL listed
    • Circuit breakers, IEC compliant
  • Crankcase System
    • Explosion relief valves
    • No explosion relief valves
    • Ventilation system
  • Control Panels
    • Load share module
    • Digital I/O module
    • EMCP (4.2) (4.3) (4.4)
    • Generator temperature monitoring & protection
    • Remote monitoring software
  • Exhaust System
    • Y-Adapters
    • Flexible fittings
    • Flange and exhaust expanders
    • Clean emission parts
    • Tier 4 clean emission MOD Kits
    • Flanges
    • Exhaust offset
    • Tier 4 dosing cabinet
    • Mufflers
    • Tier 4 clean emissions module
    • Elbows
  • Mounting
    • IBC isolators
    • Spring-type vibration isolator
    • Rubber anti-vibration mounts
  • Fuel System
    • Fuel Priming Pumps (Tier 4) - Manual or electric
    • Primary Fuel Filter
  • Starting/charging
    • Air starting motor with control and silencer
    • Oversize batteries
    • Charging alternator
    • Jacket water heater
    • Battery chargers
    • Heavy-duty starting system
  • General
    • Special paint (Colors other than Caterpillar yellow or high performance paints)
    • US aid emblem
    • UL 2200 package
    • EU Certificate of Conformance (CE)
    • Integral & sub-base fuel tanks
    • CSA Certification
    • The following options are based on regional and product configuration:
    • Seismic Certification per applicable building codes: IBC 2000, IBC 2003, IBC 2006, IBC 2009, CBC 2007
    • Automatic transfer switches (ATS)
    • EEC Declaration of Conformity
    • Integral & sub-base UL listed dual wall fuel tanks
    • Enclosures: sound attenuated, weather protective
  • Generators And Attachments
    • Low / Medium voltage: 380/400/415 volts, 3 phase 1500 rpm. RW, PM, No. of Leads = 6, Pitch = .6667: 1600 and 1800 Frames
    • Alternator air cleaner
    • Differential current transformers (DCT)
    • Space heater
    • Generator conversion
    • Thermostate for space heater
    • Low / Medium voltage: 380/400/415 volts, 3 phase 1500 rpm. RW, IE, No. of Leads = 6, Pitch = .6667: 1600 Frame
    • Differential current transformers (DCT) 8.7 kV and 15 kV classes
  • Instrumentation
    • Pyrometer and thermocouples
  • Lubrication System
    • Lube oil in standard sump
    • Oil level regulator
    • Prelube pumps
  • Mounting System
    • Puck style low efficiency isolators
    • IBC vibration isolators
    • Spring type vibration isolators
  • Power Connections
    • Neutral ground connections
    • Rear power connections
    • 2700 Frame, four lead, four terminal
    • Low voltage circuit breakers
    • Left side power connections
    • Ground cables between generator and terminal box
    • Center post busbar
    • Right side power connections
  • Special Tests / Reports
    • OSHPD certification
    • Generator set fuel consumption test
    • generator test report
    • Fuel consumption test
    • PGS test report @ 1.0 power factor
    • Standard engine test charge
    • Canadian Standards Association certification
    • IBC certification
    • Torsional vibration analysis reports
    • PGS test report @ 0.8 power factor
  • Starting And Charging
    • 10, 20, 35 and 50 amp battery chargers
    • Air pressure regulator
    • Engine barring device
    • Jacket water heaters
    • Electric starting motors
    • Starter cover
    • Air starting motors
    • 24 Volt battery set - Dry
  • Extended Service Coverage
    • Platinum, Gold and Silver coverage