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3516B (50 Hz) with Upgradeable Package

The3516B with the upgradeable packaging design has been developed for a wide range of applications, from emergency standby installations such as healthcare and datacenters to continuously powering remote installations. The packages can be optimized for performance to matters to you with either low emissions or low fuel consumption versions available. Backed by the worldwide network of Cat dealers ready to support your operation with technical support, service, parts, and warranty, Cat generator sets will provide the reliability and durability you expect.

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  • Aspiration TA
  • Fuel System MEUI
  • Minimum Rating 1750 kVA
  • Maximum Rating 2500 kVA

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Engine Specifications

  • Aspiration
  • Fuel System
  • Engine Model
    C32 TA, V-12, 4-Stroke Water-Cooled Diesel
  • Bore
    145 mm (5.71 in)
  • Stroke
    162 mm (6.38 in)
  • Displacement
    32.1 L (1958.86 in3)
  • Compression Ratio
  • Governor Type
  • Exhaust Flange Size - Internal Diameter
    203.2 mm (8.0 in)
  • Air Inlet
    Single element canister style with service indicator
  • Aspiration
  • Fuel System
  • Air Inlet
    Single element canister style with service indicator
  • Displacement
    1958.9 in³
  • Bore
    6.69 in
  • Stroke
    8.46 in

Generator Set Specifications

  • Minimum Rating
    1750 kVA
  • Maximum Rating
    2500 kVA
  • Voltage
    220 to 4160 Volts
  • Frequency
    50 Hz
  • Speed
    1500 rpm
  • Emissions/Fuel Strategy
    Low fuel, Low Emissions
  • Stroke
    6.38 in
  • Bore
    5.71 in
  • Duty Cycle
    Standby, Mission Critical, Prime, Continuous

Generator Set Dimensions

  • Height - Maximum
    98.2 in
  • Length - Maximum
    247.3 in
  • Width - Maximum
    90 in
  • Dry Weight - Genset (maximum)
    34250 lb

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

SR500 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


  • IBC Seismic Certification
  • EU Declaration of Conformity
  • Eurasian Conformity (EAC)

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

World Wide 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
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