3516B Generator Set

3516B Generator Set

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Generator Set Specifications
Standby Rating
2250 ekW
Prime Power Rating
1825 ekW
Emissions/Fuel Strategy
Low Fuel, Low Emissions
Voltage
380 to 13800 Volts
Frequency
60 Hz
Speed
1800 rpm
Duty Cycle
Standby, Mission Critical, Prime, Continuous
Maximum Rating
2250 ekW
Minimum Rating
1640 ekW
Engine Specifications
Engine Model
3516B TA, V-16, 4-Stroke Water-Cooled Diesel
Bore
6.69in
Stroke
7.48in
Displacement
4210.64in
Compression Ratio
14.0:1 Std 15.5:1 HD
Aspiration
TA
Fuel System
Electronic unit injection
Governor Type
Adem™3
Generator Set Dimensions
Length - Maximum
251.4in
Width - Maximum
90in
Height - Maximum
98.2in
Dry Weight - Genset (maximum)
31270lb

Standard Equipment:

Air Inlet System
  • Air cleaner; single element canister type
 
Cooling
  • Package mounted radiator
 
Exhaust
  • Exhaust flange outlet
 
Fuel
  • Primary fuel filter with integral water separator
  • Secondary fuel filter
  • Fuel priming pump
 
Generator
  • IP23 Protection
  • Matched to the performance and output characteristics of Cat engines
 
Power Termination
  • Busbar
 
Control Panel
  • EMCP 4 genset controller
 
General
  • Paint - Caterpillar Yellow except rails and radiators gloss black
 
Control Panels
  • Speed adjust
  • Text alarm / event descriptions
  • Generator set packages include Caterpillar' s Voltage Regulator
  • Auto / start / stop control
  • 24 Volt DC operation
  • EMCP 4.2B
  • Generator mounted - Rear facing
  • Controls:
  • Environmental sealed front face
  • Engine cool-down timer
  • Emergency stop pushbutton
  • Limiter and exciter diode monitor
  • Engine cycle crank
  • Lamp test
  • Alarm acknowledge
  • Customizable screens
  • PLC functionality
  • Load histogram feature
  • 0 True RMS AC metering, 3-phase, +/-2% accuracy
  • Operating hours
  • Digital indication for:
  • DC volts
  • RPM
  • Coolant temperature
  • Amps (per phase & average)
  • Oil pressure (psi, kPa or bar)
  • Volts (L-L & L-N)
  • Frequency (Hz)
  • Power factor (per phase & average)
  • kW (per phase, average & percent)
  • High coolant temperature
  • Low oil pressure
  • Warning / shutdown with common LED indication of shutdowns for01/10/2018:
  • kVAr (per phase, average & percent)
  • kVA (per phase, average & percent)
  • kVAr (per phase, average & percent)
  • Emergency stop
  • Overspeed
  • Failure to start (overcrank)
  • Programmable protective relaying functions:
  • Low coolant temperature
  • Generator phase sequence
  • Low coolant level
  • 1 Programmable digital outputs
  • Gear type lube oil pump
  • Battery disconnect switch
  • Caterpillar yellow with high gloss black rails and radiator
  • NEMA Class H insulation, Class H temperature rise at 40C ambient (125C prime / 150C standby)
  • Medium Voltage: Form wound - Permanent magnet - Winding temperature detectors - NEMA Class H insulation, Class H temperature rise at 40C ambient (125C prime / 150C standby) - Busbar connections, right side extension box, bottom cable entry - NEMA standard hole pattern
  • Fumes disposal
  • Permanent magnet
  • NEMA Class H insulation, Class H temperature rise at 40C ambient (125C prime / 150C standby)
  • Permanent magnet
  • NEMA standard hole pattern
  • Reverse reactive power (kVAr) (32RV)
  • Over / under voltage (27/59)
  • NEMA Class H insulation, Class H temperature rise at 40C ambient (125C prime / 150C standby)
  • Permanent magnet
  • Class H insulation, Class F temperature rise at 40C ambient (105C prime / 130C standby)
  • Permanent magnet
  • SAE Standard rotation
  • Internal excitation
  • Flexible fuel lines - shipped loose
  • IVR includes reactive droop capability, 3-phase voltage sensing, KVAR/PF modes, RFI suppression, min / max exciter
  • Busbar connections, right side extension box, bottom cable entry
  • Medium Voltage:
  • Communications:
  • NEMA standard hole pattern
  • Lubricating oil
  • Oil drain lines and valve
  • 3 Phase brushless, salient pole
  • 24 Volt electric starting motor
  • 6 Customer programmable digital inputs
  • Dry exhaust manifold
  • Accessory module data link
  • ADEM A3
  • Form wound
  • ATAAC - 3516E Package Radiators shipped installed
  • Busbar connections, top center mounted, top cable entry
  • High Voltage:
  • 4 Programmable relay outputs (Form A)
  • Anti Condensation Space Heater
  • NEMA Class H insulation, Class H temperature rise at 40C ambient (125C prime / 150C standby)
  • 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
  • NEMA standard hole pattern
  • 45 Amp charging alternator
  • 3 Analog inputs
  • Random wound
  • Anti-vibration mounts (shipped loose)
  • Cat Connect
  • Oil filter, filler and dipstick
  • Rails - engine / generator / radiator mounting
  • Customer data link (Modbus RTU)
  • Flywheel and flywheel housing - SAE No. 00
  • English
  • Busbar connections, right side extension box, bottom cable entry
  • Serial annunciator module data link
  • Integral lube oil cool
  • Certified standard PGS provided
  • Winding temperature detectors
  • 1 Programmable relay outputs (Form C)
  • Reverse power (kW) (32)
  • Form wound - Permanent magnet
  • Right hand servicing
  • Overcurrent (50/51)
  • 6 Lead
  • Flanged faced outlet(s)
  • Low Voltage:
  • Number of I/O varies on options selected:
  • Battery and battery rack w/cables
  • Over / under frequency (81 o/u)
  • Fuel cooler; not included with packages without radiator
  • Busbar connections, right side extension box, bottom cable entry
  • Rubber anti-vibration mounts (shipped loose)
  • NEMA standard hole pattern
 

Optional Equipment:

Control System
  • EMCP 4.3, EMCP 4.4
 
Air Inlet System
  • Single element filter
  • Dual element air cleaner
 
Exhaust
  • Exhaust mufflers
 
Generator
  • Permanent magnet excitation (PMG)
  • Internal excitation (IE)
  • Anti-condensation heater
  • Oversize and premium generators
 
Cooling System
  • Water level switch gauges
  • Standard ambient radiators
  • Coolant
  • Standard ambient ATAAC radiators
  • Optional installed ATAAC radiators
  • Air inlet protection including air shut off magnetic switch
  • Optional installed radiator
 
Power Termination
  • Circuit breakers, IEC compliant
  • Circuit breakers, UL listed
 
Control Panels
  • Generator temperature monitoring & protection
  • Remote monitoring software
  • Load share module
  • Digital I/O module
 
Exhaust System
  • Exhaust Offset
  • Flanges
  • Elbows
  • Y adapters
  • Flange and exhaust expanders
  • Clean emission parets
  • Mufflers
  • Flexible fittings
 
Fuel System
  • Primary fuel filter
 
General
  • Special paint
  • US aid emblem
  • Seismic Certification per applicable building codes: IBC 2000, IBC 2003, IBC 2006, IBC 2009, CBC 2007
  • EEC Declaration of Conformity
  • Integral & sub-base fuel tanks
  • Enclosures: sound attenuated, weather protective
  • Integral & sub-base UL listed dual wall fuel tanks
  • EU Certificate of Conformance (CE)
  • The following options are based on regional and product configuration:
  • Automatic transfer switches (ATS)
  • UL 2200 package
 
Mounting
  • Rubber anti-vibration mounts
  • Spring-type vibration isolator
  • IBC isolators
 
Generators And Attachments
  • Generator conversions IE to PM
  • 380, 440, 480, 600 Volts, 3 phase, 1800 rpm, RW, PM, No. of leads: 6, Picth: 0.6667 - 1600 Frame
  • 380, 440, 480, 600 Volts, 3 phase, 1800 rpm, RW, IE, No. of leads: 6, Picth: 0.6667 - 1600 Frame
  • 380, 416, 440, 480, 600, 2400, 4160 Volts, 3 phase, 1800 rpm, RW, PM, No. of leads: 6, Picth: 0.6667 - 1600 and 1800 Frames
  • Alternator air cleaner
  • Space heater
 
Intrumentation
  • Pyrometer and thermocouples
 
Lube System
  • Prelube pump groups
  • Oil lever regulator
  • Lube oil
 
Starting/charging
  • Battery chargers
  • Air starting motor with control and silencer
  • Heavy-duty starting system
  • Oversize batteries
  • Charging alternator
 
Crankcase Systems
  • Crankcase protection group: No explosion relief valves; Explosion relief valves
  • Crankcase ventilation system
 
Mounting System
  • Spring type vibration isolators
  • IBC vibration isolators
  • Puck style low efficiency isolators
 
Power Connections
  • Neutral ground connections
  • Center post busbars
  • Right, left side and rear power connections
  • Grounding groups
 
Special Tests / Reports
  • Standard engine test charge
  • IBC certification
  • Special package tests: PGS test report @ 1.0 and 0.8 power factors
  • Generator set test report
  • CSA certification
  • Torsional vibration analysis TVA report
  • Fuel consumption test
 
Starting / Charging Sytem
  • Jacket water heaters
 

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