Cat® 3516E Diesel Engine

Cat® 3516E Diesel Engine

The Cat® 3516E industrial diesel engine is offered at a continuous rating of 1566 kW (2100 hp) @ 1650 rpm and is designed for applications that require continuous heavy-duty service. These engines are capable of being operated at maximum power and speed up to 100% of the time without interuption or load cycling.

The 3516E is certified to meet EU Stage V, U.S. EPA Tier 4 Final, and California Air Regulations Board (CARB) standards, providing a single solution for higher regulated countries and simplifying installations for OEMs.

The 3516E offers unsurpassed performance and durability in a wide array of industries and applications, including shredders, chippers, grinders, bore and drill rigs, and pumps as well as other applications in forestry, general industrial, material handling, and mining.

  • Maximum Power 2100 HP

  • Maximum Torque 8275 lb-ft @ 1200 rpm

  • Emissions U.S. EPA Tier 4 Final, EU Stage V

  • Rated Speed 1650 rpm

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Product Specifications


Power Rating

  • Maximum Power 2100HP

  • Maximum Torque 8275lb-ft @ 1200 rpm

  • Minimum Power 2100HP

  • Rated Speed 1650 rpm

Emission Standards

  • Emissions U.S. EPA Tier 4 Final, EU Stage V


  • Aftertreatment SCR

  • Aspiration Turbocharged Aftercooled (TTA)

  • Bore 6.7in

  • Combustion System MEUI

  • Compression Ratio 16.5:1

  • Displacement 4760in³

  • Engine Configuration V-16

  • Rotation from Flywheel End Counterclockwise

  • Stroke 8.5in

Engine Dimensions - Approximate

  • Height 83in

  • Length 122.2in

  • Weight - Net Dry - Basic Operating Engine Without Optional Attachments 18025lb

  • Width 63.6in

Aftertreatment Dimensions

  • Height 31.9in

  • Length 92.5in

  • Weight 2378lb

  • Width 79.1in



Standard Equipment

  • Four turbochargers, centre mounted

  • Air-to-Air Aftercooled (ATAAC)

  • Electronic engine control

  • Two exhaust outlets, 203 mm (8 in) round flange

  • Exhaust manifold, dry

  • Four turbochargers with watercooled bearings

  • Gear-driven centrifugal jacket water pump

  • Connections for radiator cooling

  • Thermostats and housing

  • Flywheel housing, SAE No. 0 or SAE No. 00

  • Flywheel, SAE No. 18 or SAE No. 21

  • SAE standard rotation

  • Fuel filter, LH spin-on type

  • Fuel transfer pump

  • Electronically controlled unit injectors

  • Crankcase breather, top mounted

  • Oil cooler

  • Oil filler and dipstick, LH

  • Oil pump

  • Oil filter, LH, spin-on type

  • Front sump oil pan, 500-hour change interval

  • Paint: Caterpillar yellow, with optional colors available at request

  • Vibration damper

  • Lifting eyes

Optional Equipment