Skip to main content Skip to navigation
AgAgriculture Blog IconBehind the Scenes Blog IconConstruction Blog IconEquipment Maintenance Blog IconPower Systems Blog Icon Thumbs Down Thumbs Up! Small Business Blog IconTachnology Blog IconConstructioncontrol-smallcost-smallefficiency-smallflexibility-smallHoursHours Location HoursMapMapMenu AgMenu AttachmentsMenu BlogMenu Blog Menu CareersMenu ChecklistMenu ConstructionMenu MaintenanceMenu NewMenu PowerMenu RebuildsMenu RentMenu ServiceMenu TechnologyMenu TestimonialsMenu Training Menu Truck Menu UsedNewArtboard 1Parts Phone PhonePower Systemsproductivity-smallRentalRepSafetyServiceSpecialsTechtestimonial-iconToolsTrainingTruckUsed

Ziegler CAT

Caterpillar

3516 Diesel Generator Set

Minimum Rating

1450 ekW

Maximum Rating

1750 ekW

Emissions/Fuel Strategy

Low Fuel Consumption

Overview

Producing reliable power from 1450 to 1750 kW at 60 Hz, our 3516 diesel generator sets are made to meet your mission critical, continuous, standby and prime applications. We’ve designed each to ISO 8528-5 transient response requirements and to accept 100 per cent rated load in one step. Generator sets offer both low fuel consumption and low emission systems.

Photos

360° View

Exterior

360fffd Exterior view. Double click on the image to zoom in on any area of the product.

Showroom

3516,1750 ekW, 60 Hz Virtual Product Tour

Features

Specifications

  • Generator Set Specifications
    Spec Value
    Minimum Rating 1450 ekW
    Maximum Rating 1750 ekW
    Emissions/Fuel Strategy Low Fuel Consumption
    Voltage 380 to 480 Volts
    Frequency 60 Hz
    Speed 1800 rpm
    Duty Cycle Standby, Mission Critical, Prime, Continuous
  • Engine Specifications
    Spec Value
    Engine Model 3516 TA, V-16, 4-Stroke Water-Cooled Diesel
    Bore 6.69 in
    Stroke 7.48 in
    Displacement 4210.64 in³
    Compression Ratio 13.5:1
    Aspiration TA
    Fuel System Mechanical unit injection
    Governor Type Woodward
  • Generator Set Dimensions
    Spec Value
    Length - Maximum 234.4 in
    Width - Maximum 90 in
    Height - Maximum 94.9 in
    Dry Weight - Genset (maximum) 28840 lb

Standard Equipment

Air Inlet System

  • Air Cleaner; single element canister type

Control System

  • Auto / start / stop control
  • Engine cycle crank
  • Generator set packages include Caterpillar's Voltage Regulator
  • Speed adjust
  • IVR includes reactive droop capability, 3-phase voltage sensing, KVAR / PF modes, RFI suppression, min / max exciter. Limiter and exciter diode monitor
  • 24 Volt DC operation
  • Engine cool-down timer
  • Text alarm/event descriptions
  • Emergency stop pushbutton
  • Environmental sealed front face
  • EMCP 4.2B
  • Generator mounted - rear facing
  • Controls:
  • Lamp test
  • Alarm acknowledge
  • PLC functionality
  • Load histogram feature
  • Customizable screens -0 True RMS AC metering, 3-phase, +/-2% accuracy
  • ATAAC - 3516E Package Radiators shipped installed
  • 3 Analog inputs
  • 1 programmable digital outputs
  • Accessory module data link
  • 1 programmable relay outputs (Form C)
  • Customer data link (Modbus RTU)
  • Serial annunciator module data link
  • Cat Connect
  • Digital indication for:
  • Reverse Reactive Power (kVAr) (32RV)
  • Number of I/O varies on options selected:
  • Certified standard PGS provided
  • 6 Customer programmable digital inputs
  • RPM
  • 4 programmable relay outputs (Form A)
  • Communications:
  • Operating hours
  • Overcurrent (50/51)
  • Volts (L-L & L-N)
  • Frequency (Hz)
  • 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)
  • Coolant temperature
  • kVAr (per phase, average & percent
  • kVA (per phase, average & percent)
  • Amps (per phase & average)
  • kW (per phase, average & percent
  • Power Factor (per phase & average)
  • kW-hr (total)
  • kVAr-hr (total)
  • Warning/shutdown with common LED indication of shutdowns for:
  • Emergency stop
  • Failure to start (overcrank)
  • High coolant temperature
  • Low oil pressure
  • Overspeed
  • Programmable protective relaying functions
  • Low coolant level
  • Low coolant temperature
  • Over / Under voltage (27/59)
  • Generator phase sequence
  • Over / Under frequency (81 o/u)
  • Reverse Power (kW) (32)

Governing System

  • ADEM A3

Exhaust System

  • Flanged faced outlet(s)
  • Dry exhaust manifold

Fuel System

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

General

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

Generator and Attachments

  • Winding temperature detectorsle pattern
  • Busbar connections, right side extension box, bottom cable entry
  • Busbar connections, top center mounted, top cable entry
  • Winding temperature detectors
  • High Voltage:
  • Form wound
  • Random wound
  • Busbar connections, top center mounted, top cable entry
  • Permanent magnet
  • NEMA Class H insulation, Class H temperature rise at 40C ambient (125C prime/150C standby)
  • Anti Condensation Space Heater
  • NEMA standard hole pattern
  • Permanent magnet
  • Form wound
  • Winding temperature detectors
  • 3 Phase brushless, salient pole
  • Six lead
  • Class H insulation, Class F temperature rise at 40C ambient (105C prime/130C standby)
  • Low Voltage:
  • Internal Excitation
  • Medium Voltage:
  • NEMA standard hole pattern
  • NEMA Class H insulation, Class H temperature rise at 40C ambient (125C prime/150C standby

Literature

  • English

Lubrication System

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

Mounting System

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

Starting System

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

Optional Equipment

Control System

  • EMCP 4.3, EMCP 4.4
  • Local annunciator module: [ ] NFPA 110 [ ] Custom

Air Inlet System

  • Dual element air cleaner
  • Single element filter

Cooling System

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

Engine Options

  • Starting Motors: [ ] Standard [ ] Heavy Duty
  • Muffler: [ ] Industrial Grade
  • Air Cleaner: [ ] Single element air cleaners [ ] Dual element air cleaners [ ] Heavy duty air cleaners
  • Starting Aids: [ ] 220V 50 Hz Jacket Water Heater
  • Batteries: [ ] Standard (1400 CCA) [ ] Heavy Duty (2800 CCA)

Crankcase System

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

Alternators

  • Temperature Rise (over 40°C ambient): [ ] 150°C [ ] 125°C [ ] 105°C [ ] 80°C

Exhaust System

  • Y-Adapters
  • Flanges
  • Flange and exhaust expanders
  • Exhaust offset
  • Clean emission parts
  • Tier 4 clean emissions module
  • Flexible fittings
  • Mufflers
  • Tier 4 clean emission MOD Kits
  • Elbows
  • Tier 4 dosing cabinet

Fuel System

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

General

  • Special paint (Colors other than Caterpillar yellow or high performance paints)
  • The following options are based on regional and product configuration:
  • UL 2200 package
  • US aid emblem
  • Seismic Certification per applicable building codes: IBC 2000, IBC 2003, IBC 2006, IBC 2009, CBC 2007

Power Termination

  • Circuit Breaker rating: [ ] 2000A [ ] 2500A [ ] 3200A [ ] 4000A
  • Circuit breaker operation: [ ] Electrical
  • Power Termination: [ ] Bus Bar [ ] Circuit Breaker
  • Circuit breaker trip unit: [ ] LSI [ ] LSIG [ ] LSIG-P

Generators and Attachments

  • Alternator air cleaner
  • Low / medium voltage: 380/400/415 volts, 3 phase 1500 rpm. RW, IE, No. of Leads = 6, Pitch = .6667: 1600 Frame
  • High voltage: 12470, 13200, 13800 volts, 3 phase 1800 rpm,FW, PM, No. of Leads = 6, Pitch = .6667: 2700, 3000 Frame
  • High voltage: 6300, 6600, 6900 volts, 3 phase 1800 rpm, FW, PM, No. of Leads = 6, Pitch = .6667: 2700, 3000 Frame
  • 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
  • Thermostate for space heater
  • Generator conversion
  • Low / medium voltage: 380/400/415 volts, 3 phase 1500 rpm. RW, PM, No. of Leads = 6, Pitch = .6667: 1600 and 1800 Frames
  • Differential current transformers (DCT)
  • Low / medium voltage: 380, 440, 480, 600 volts, 3 phase 1800 rpm. RW, IE, No. of Leads = 6, Pitch = .6667: 1600 Frame
  • Differntial current transformers (DCT) 8.7 kV and 15 kV classes
  • Space heater

Extended Service Contract (ESC)

  • Extended Service Contract (ESC): [ ] 2 Year [ ] 3 Year [ ] 5 Year

Instrumentation

  • Pyrometer and thermocouples

Lubrication System

  • Prelube pumps
  • Lube oil in standard sump
  • 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
  • Rear power connections
  • Low voltage circuit breakers
  • Ground cables between generator and terminal box
  • Left side power connections
  • 2700 Frame, four lead, four terminal

Special Tests / Reports

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

Starting and Charging

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

Extended Service Coverage

  • Platinum, Gold and Silver coverage