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3516C Generator Set

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

PRICE (USD)
Call 440-838-7348 for rate information

Engine Specifications

  • Bore
    6.69 in
  • Stroke (HD)
    8.46 in
  • Aspiration
    TA
  • Fuel System
    Electronic unit injection
  • Engine Model
    3516C, ATAAC, V-16,4-Stroke Water-Cooled Diesel
  • Stroke - Standard
    7.48 in
  • Compression Ratio
    14.7:1
  • Governor Type
    Adem™3
  • Aspiration
    TA
  • Fuel System
    Electronic unit injection
  • Bore
    6.69 in
  • Stroke - HD
    8.46 in
  • Fuel System
    7.48 in

Generator Set Specifications

  • Minimum Rating
    1650 ekW
  • Maximum Rating
    2500 ekW
  • Voltage
    220 to 13800 volts
  • Frequency
    60 Hz
  • Speed
    1800 rpm
  • Emissions/Fuel Strategy
    U.S. EPA Cert., Tier 2

Generator Set Dimensions

  • Height - Maximum
    118.5 in
  • Length - Maximum
    277 in
  • Width - Maximum
    101.2 in

Design Criteria

Cat Diesel Engine

Generator

EMCP Control Panel

Single-Source Supplier

World Wide Product Support

Seismic Certification

UL 2200 / CSA - Optional

Standard Equipment:

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

Optional Equipment:

  • Control System
    • EMCP 4.3, EMCB 4.4
  • Exhaust
    • Exhaust mufflers
  • Air Inlet System
    • Dual element air cleaner
    • Single element filter
  • Generator
    • Excitation: [ ] Permanent Magnet Excited (PM) [ ] Internally Excited (IE)
    • Anti-condensation heater
    • Oversize and premium generators
  • Cooling System
    • Optional installed ATAAC radiators
    • Water level switch gauges
    • Standard ambient ATAAC radiators
    • Optional installed radiators
    • Coolant
    • Standard ambient radiators
  • Power Termination
    • Circuit breakers, UL listed
    • Circuit breakers, IEC compliant
  • Crankcase System
    • Explosion relief valves
    • Ventilation system
    • No explosion relief valves
  • Control Panels
    • Digital I/O module
    • Load share module
    • Remote monitoring software
    • EMCP (4.2) (4.3) (4.4)
    • Generator temperature monitoring & protection
  • Exhaust System
    • Y-Adapters
    • Tier 4 dosing cabinet
    • Tier 4 clean emission MOD Kits
    • Flanges
    • Exhaust offset
    • Flange and exhaust expanders
    • Mufflers
    • Clean emission parts
    • Flexible fittings
    • Tier 4 clean emissions module
    • Elbows
  • Mounting
    • Spring-type vibration isolator
    • IBC isolators
    • Rubber anti-vibration mounts
  • Fuel System
    • Primary Fuel Filter
    • Fuel Priming Pumps (Tier 4) - Manual or Electric
  • Starting/charging
    • Battery chargers
    • Jacket water heater
    • Air starting motor with control and silencer
    • Charging alternator
    • Oversize batteries
    • Heavy-duty starting system
  • General
    • Special paint (Colors other than Caterpillar yellow or high performance paints)
    • US aid emblem
    • Enclosures: sound attenuated, weather protective
    • CSA Certification
    • EEC Declaration of Conformity
    • EU Certificate of Conformance (CE)
    • The following options are based on regional and product configuration:
    • UL 2200 package
    • Seismic Certification per applicable building codes: IBC 2000, IBC 2003, IBC 2006, IBC 2009, CBC 2007
    • Integral & sub-base UL listed dual wall fuel tanks
    • Integral & sub-base fuel tanks
    • Automatic transfer switches (ATS)
  • Generators And Attachments
    • Thermostate for space heater
    • Generator conversion
    • Low / Medium voltage: 380, 440, 480, 600 volts, 3 phase 1800 rpm. RW, IE, No. of Leads = 6, Pitch = .6667: 1600 Frame
    • Space heater kits
    • Alternator air cleaner
    • Low / Medium voltage: 380, 416, 440, 480, 600, 2400, 4160 Volts, 3 Phase 1800 RPM, FW, PM, No. of Leads = 6, Pitch = .6667: 1600, 1800 Frame
    • High voltage: 12470, 13200, 13800 volts, 3 phase 1800 rpm,FW, PM, No. of Leads = 6, Pitch = .6667: 2700, 3000 Frame
    • Differntial current transformers (DCT) 8.7 kV and 15 kV classes
    • High voltage: 6300, 6600, 6900 volts, 3 phase 1800 rpm, FW, PM, No. of Leads = 6, Pitch = .6667: 2700, 3000 Frame
    • Differential current transformers (DCT)
  • Instrumentation
    • Pyrometer and thermocouples
  • Lubrication System
    • Prelube pumps
    • Oil level regulator
    • Lube oil in standard sump
  • Mounting System
    • IBC vibration isolators
    • Puck style low efficiency isolators
    • Spring type vibration isolators
  • Power Connections
    • Ground cables between generator and terminal box
    • Neutral ground connections
    • 2700 Frame, four lead, four terminal
    • Left side power connections
    • Right side power connections
    • Rear power connections
    • Low voltage circuit breakers
    • Center post busbar
  • Special Tests / Reports
    • Fuel consumption test
    • Standard engine test charge
    • OSHPD certification
    • PGS test report @ 0.8 power factor
    • PGS test report @ 1.0 power factor
    • IBC certification
    • Generator set fuel consumption test
    • Torsional vibration analysis reports
    • Generator test report
    • Canadian Standards Association certification
  • Starting And Charging System
    • Air pressure regulator
    • Jacket water heaters
    • Air starting motors
    • Electric starting motors
    • Starter cover
    • Engine barring device
    • 10, 20, 35 and 50 amp battery chargers
    • 24 Volt battery set - Dry
  • Extended Service Coverage
    • Platinum, Gold and Silver coverage