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Ziegler CAT

Caterpillar

3516B Generator Set

Minimum Rating

1750 kVA

Maximum Rating

2275 kVA

Emissions/Fuel Strategy

Low Fuel Consumption

Overview

The 3516B DGB (Dynamic Gas Blending) generator sets are made to match your continuous and prime applications. Producing reliable power from 1750 to 2275 kVA at 50 Hz, each generator set has been designed to meet ISO 8528-5 transient response requirements and accepts 100 percent rated load in one step. Our 3516B DGB generator sets have been developed for low fuel consumption.

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Features

Specifications

  • Generator Set Specifications
    SpecValue
    Minimum Rating 1750 kVA
    Maximum Rating 2275 kVA
    Emissions/Fuel Strategy Low Fuel Consumption
    Voltage 380 to 11000 Volts
    Frequency 50 Hz
    Speed 1500 rpm
    Duty Cycle Prime, Continuous
  • Engine Specifications
    SpecValue
    Engine Model 3516B TA, V-16, 4-Stroke Water-Cooled Diesel
    Bore 6.69 in
    Stroke 7.48 in
    Stroke - HD 8.46 in
    Displacement 4210.64 in
    Displacement - HD 4764.73 in³
    Compression Ratio 14.0:1 Std 15.5:1 HD
    Aspiration TA
    Fuel System Electronic unit injection
    Governor Type Adem™4
  • Generator Set Dimensions
    SpecValue
    Length - Minimum 278.2 in
    Length - Maximum 292 in
    Width - Maximum 90 in
    Height - Maximum 92.9 in
    Dry Weight - Genset (minimum) 33300 lb
    Dry Weight - Genset (maximum) 36280 lb

Standard Equipment

Air Inlet System

  • Air cleaner, single element canister type

Control System

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

Exhaust

  • Exhaust flange outlet

Fuel

  • Primary fuel filter with integral water separator

Generator

  • IP23 Protection

Power Termination

  • Busbar

Control Panel

  • EMCP 4 Genset Controller

Cooling System

  • Package mounted radiator

Exhaust System

  • Dry exhaust manifold
  • Flanged faced outlet(s)

Fuel System

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

General

  • SAE Standard Rotation
  • Paint - Caterpillar yellow except rails and radiators gloss black
  • RH Service
  • Flywheel and Flywheel housing-SAE No. 00

Generators and Attachments

  • Matched to the performance and output characteristics of Cat engines
  • Random wound
  • Busbar connections, right side extension box, bottom cable entry - 60 Hz models: NEMA standard hole pattern
  • Permanent magnet
  • LV
  • HV:
  • MV:
  • 6 Lead
  • Winding temperature detectors
  • NEMA Class H insulation, Class H temperature rise at 40C ambient (125C prime / 150C standby) - 60 Hz models: NEMA standard hole pattern
  • Class H insulation, Class F temperature rise at 40C ambient (105C prime / 130C standby)
  • 3 Phase brushless, salient pole
  • Anti condensation space heater
  • NEMA Class H insulation, Class H temperature rise at 40C ambient (125C prime / 150C standby)
  • Form wound

Governing System

  • ADEM A3

Lube System

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

Mounting System

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

Starting System

  • 45 Amp charging alternator
  • 24 Volt electric starting motor
  • Battery disconnect switch
  • Battery and battery rack w/cables

Optional Equipment

Exhaust

  • Exhaust mufflers

Air Inlet System

  • Dual element air cleaner
  • Standard ambient radiators
  • Single element Filter
  • Standard ambient ATAAC radiators
  • Optional radiator arrangements

Generator

  • Permanent magnet excitation (PMG)
  • Oversize and premium generators
  • Internal excitation (IE)
  • Anti-condensation heater

Control Panels

  • Load share module
  • Empty upper box
  • Generator main terminal box
  • Annunciator - remote
  • EMCP 4.3, EMCP 4.4
  • Digital I/O module
  • Cable Shroud
  • Remote monitoring software
  • Vandal proof panel cover
  • Side extension box
  • Generator temperature monitoring & protection
  • Annunciator - local

Cooling System

  • Water level switch gauges
  • Coolant

Mounting

  • IBC isolators
  • Spring-type vibration isolator

Crankcase Systems

  • No explosion relief valves
  • Explosion relief valve
  • Crankcase ventilation systems
  • Crankcase protection groups:

Exhaust System

  • Tier 4 dosing cabinet
  • Y Adapters
  • Flanges
  • Flange and exhaust expanders
  • Elbows>
  • Mufflers
  • Tier 4 lean emissions moduel
  • Clean emission parts
  • Flexible fittings
  • Tier 4 clean emission MOD kits
  • Exhaust offset

Starting/Charging

  • Charging alternator
  • Battery chargers
  • Oversize batteries
  • Heavy-duty starting system
  • Jacket water heater
  • Air starting motor with control and silencer

Extended Service Coverage

  • Platinum, Silver and Gold coverage

General

  • The following options are based on regional and product configuration:
  • UL 2200 package
  • EEC Declaration of Conformity
  • CSA Certification
  • Enclosures: sound attenuated, weather protective
  • EU Certificate of Conformance (CE)
  • 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
  • Automatic transfer switches (ATS)
  • Integral & sub-base fuel tanks

Fuel System

  • Gas fuel filter
  • Primary fuel filter
  • Fuel priming pump (Tier 4)

Generators and Attachments

  • 1600 Frame - 380, 400, 415 Volts, 3 Phase 1500 rpm ,FW, PM, No. of leads = 6, Pitch = .6667
  • Hi voltage optional attachments
  • Differential current transformers
  • 1600 Frame - 380, 400, 415 Volts, 3 Phase 1500 rpm, RW, PM, No. of leads = 6, Pitch = .6667
  • Generators high voltage
  • Space heater kit
  • Generator conversions
  • 1600 Frame - 380, 400, 415 Volts, 3 Phase 1500 rpm, RW, IE, No. of leads = 6, Pitch = .6667
  • 2700 Frame - 6300, 6600, 6900 Volts, 3 Phase 1500 rpm, FW, PM, No. of leads = 6, Pitch = .6667
  • 3000 Frame - 10000, 10500, 11000 Volts, 3 Phase 1500 rpm, FW, PM, No. of leads = 6, Pitch = .6667
  • 1800 Frame
  • Alternator air cleaner

Instrumentation

  • Pyrometer and Termocouples

Lube System

  • Prelube pump groups
  • Oil level regulator
  • Lube oil in standard sump

Mounting System

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

Power Connections

  • Cable entry - right side
  • Cable entry - rear
  • Grounding groups
  • left side power connections
  • Neutral ground connections
  • Center post busbar
  • Right side power connections
  • Cable entry - left side
  • Rear power connections

Power Termination

  • Circuit breakers - LV packages
  • Circuit breakers, UL listed
  • 2000, 2500, 3200 Amp, 3 Pole, IEC rated circuit breakers
  • Circuit breakers, IEC compliant
  • 2000, 2500, 3200 Amp, 4 Pole, IEC rated circuit breakers
  • 1600, 2000, 2500, 3000 and 4000 Amp, 3 Pole, UL-100% rated circuit breakers

Special Tests / Reports

  • Standard engine test
  • Torsional vibration analysis
  • Fuel consumption test
  • PGS test report @ 1.0 power factor
  • OSPD certification
  • PGS test report @ 0.8 power factor
  • Generator set report

Starting / Charging

  • Engine barring devices
  • Electric starting motors
  • Jacket water heaters
  • Starter covers
  • Batteries, racks and cables
  • Air pressure regulator
  • 10, 20 and 35 Amp battery charger
  • 50 Amp NFPA battery charger
  • Air starting motors