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Cat

3516E Generator Set

Standby Rating

3500/3250/3000 kVA

Prime Power Rating

3175/2950/2725 kVA

Emissions/Fuel Strategy

U.S. EPA Cert. Tier 2 / Low NOx

Overview

The 3516E diesel generator sets have been developed to meet your standby, mission critical and prime applications and match your power standards. Producing reliable power (2725 – 3500 kVA at 50 Hz), each generator set has been designed to meet ISO 8528-5 transient response requirements and to accept 100 % rated load in one step. The generator is certified Tier 2 Equivalent, US EPA Stationary Emergency / Low NOx (1/2 TA Luft).

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3516E (50 Hz) 3500 kVA, Virtual Product Tour

Features

Specifications

  • Generator Set Specifications
    Spec Value
    Standby Rating 3500/3250/3000 kVA
    Prime Power Rating 3175/2950/2725 kVA
    Emissions/Fuel Strategy U.S. EPA Cert. Tier 2 / Low NOx
    Voltage 380 to 11000 volts
    Frequency 50 Hz
    Speed 1500 rpm
    Duty Cycle Standby, Mission Critical, Prime
    Maximum Rating 3500 kVA
    Minimum Rating 2725 kVA
  • Engine Specifications
    Spec Value
    Engine Model 3516E, V-16, 4-Stroke Water-Cooled Diesel
    Bore 6.69 in
    Stroke 8.46 in
    Displacement 4765 in³
    Compression Ratio 14.0:1
    Aspiration ATAAC
    Fuel System Electronic Unit Injection
    Governor Type Adem™ A5
  • Generator Set Dimensions
    Spec Value
    Length - Minimum 302.6 in
    Length - Maximum 306.5 in
    Width - Maximum 102.8 in
    Height - Maximum 131.6 in
    Dry Weight - Genset (minimum) 44930 lb
    Dry Weight - Genset (maximum) 45651 lb

Standard Equipment

Air Inlet System

  • Air Cleaner; single element canister type

Control System

  • Generator set packages include:
  • Emergency stop pushbutton
  • 24 Volt DC operation
  • KVAR / PF modes
  • IVR includes reactive droop capability
  • EMCP 4.2B
  • Text alarm / event descriptions
  • Generator mounted - rear facing
  • Environmental sealed front face
  • RFI suppression
  • 3 Phase voltage sensing
  • Caterpillar's Voltage Regulato
  • Min / max exciter
  • Limiter and exciter diode monitor
  • Controls:
  • Speed adjust
  • Auto / start / stop control
  • Engine cycle crank
  • Engine cool
  • Alarm acknowledge
  • PLC functionality
  • Customizable screens
  • Lamp test
  • Load histogram feature
  • Generator phase sequence
  • 1 Programmable relay outputs (Form C)
  • RPM
  • High coolant temperature
  • Accessory module data link
  • Low coolant leve
  • Number of I/O varies on options selected:
  • Digital indication for:
  • Reverse power (kW) (32)
  • Reverse reactive power (kVAr) (32RV)
  • Overcurrent (50/51)
  • 6 Customer programmable digital inputs
  • 3 Analog inputs
  • Serial annunciator module data link
  • Over / under frequency (81 o/u)
  • Low coolant temperature
  • +/- 2% accuracy
  • Programmable protective relaying functions:
  • Failure to start (overcrank)
  • 4 Programmable relay outputs (Form A)
  • Cat Connect
  • Over / under voltage (27/59)
  • 1 Programmable digital outputs
  • 0 True RMS AC metering
  • 3 Phase
  • Communications:
  • Overspeed
  • DC volts
  • Operating hours
  • Coolant temperature
  • Oil pressure (psi, kPa or bar)
  • Volts (L-L & L-N)
  • Power Factor (per phase & average
  • Frequency (Hz)
  • Amps (per phase & average)
  • kW (per phase, average & percent)
  • kVA (per phase, average & percent
  • kVAr (per phase, average & percent)
  • Low oil pressure
  • 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 -

Cooling System

  • ATAAC - 3516E Package radiators shipped installed
  • Certified standard PGS provided

Exhaust System

  • Dry exhaust manifold
  • Flanged faced outlet(s)

Fuel System

  • Fuel cooler; not included with packages without radiator
  • Secondary fuel filters
  • Flexible fuel lines - shipped loose

General

  • SAE Standard rotation
  • Flywheel and flywheel housing - SAE No. 00
  • Right hand servicing
  • Caterpillar yellow with high gloss black rails and radiator

Generator and Attachments

  • Anti condensation space heater
  • 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
  • 3 Phase brushless, salient pole
  • NEMA Class H insulation, Class H temperature rise at 40C ambient (125C prime/150C standby)
  • Winding temperature detectors
  • High Voltage:
  • Medium Voltage:
  • Class H insulation, Class F temperature rise at 40C ambient (105C prime / 130C standby)
  • NEMA standard hole pattern
  • 6 Lead
  • Permanent magnet
  • Form wound
  • Busbar connections, right side extension box, bottom cable entry

Governing System

  • ADEM A5

Literature

  • English

Lubrication System

  • Gear type lube oil pump
  • Lubricating oil
  • Oil filter, filler and dipstick
  • Integral lube oil cool
  • Oil drain lines and valve
  • Fumes disposal

Mounting System

  • Rails - engine / generator / radiator mounting
  • Anti-vibration mounts (shipped loose)
  • Rubber 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

Control System

  • EMCP 4.3, EMCP 4.4

Air Inlet System

  • Single element filter
  • Dual element air cleaner

Cooling System

  • Standard ambient ATAAC radiators
  • Water level switch gauges
  • Optional installed ATAAC radiators
  • Coolant
  • Optional installed radiators
  • Standard ambient radiators

Crankcase System

  • Ventilation system
  • Explosion relief valves
  • No explosion relief valves

Exhaust System

  • Y-Adapters

Fuel System

  • Primary Fuel Filter
  • Fuel Priming Pumps (Tier 4) - Manual or electric

General

  • US aid emblem
  • Special paint (Colors other than Caterpillar yellow or high performance paints)

Generators and Attachments

  • Thermostate for space heater
  • Alternator air cleaner
  • Differential current transformers (DCT) 8.7 kV and 15 kV classes
  • Generator conversion
  • Space heater
  • Low / Medium voltage: 380/400/415 volts, 3 phase 1500 rpm. RW, PM, No. of Leads = 6, Pitch = .6667: 1600 and 1800 Frames
  • Low / Medium voltage: 380/400/415 volts, 3 phase 1500 rpm. RW, IE, No. of Leads = 6, Pitch = .6667: 1600 Frame

Instrumentation

  • Pyrometer and thermocouples

Lubrication System

  • Lube oil in standard sump
  • Prelube pumps
  • Oil level regulator

Mounting System

  • Puck style low efficiency isolators
  • Spring type vibration isolators
  • IBC vibration isolators

Power Connections

  • Neutral ground connections
  • Center post busbar
  • Right side power connections

Special Tests / Reports

  • Generator set fuel consumption test
  • Torsional vibration analysis reports
  • PGS test report @ 0.8 power factor
  • IBC certification
  • PGS test report @ 1.0 power factor
  • Canadian Standards Association certification
  • Standard engine test charge
  • generator test report
  • Fuel consumption test
  • OSHPD certification

Starting and Charging

  • Air pressure regulator
  • Jacket water heaters
  • Air starting motors
  • 24 Volt battery set - Dry
  • Starter cover
  • Engine barring device
  • 10, 20, 35 and 50 amp battery chargers
  • Electric starting motors

Extended Service Coverage

  • Platinum, Gold and Silver coverage