3516C Generator Set

3516C Generator Set

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Generator Set Specifications
Standby Rating
2500/2250/2000 ekW
Prime Power Rating
2250/2045/1825 ekW
Emissions/Fuel Strategy
U.S. EPA Cert., Tier 2
Voltage
380 to 13800 Volts
Frequency
60 Hz
Speed
1800 rpm
Duty Cycle
Standby, Mission Critical, Prime, Continuous
Maximum Rating
2500 ekW
Minimum Rating
1650 ekW
Engine Specifications
Engine Model
3516C, ATAAC, V-16,4-Stroke Water-Cooled Diesel
Bore
6.69in
Stroke
7.48in
Stroke - HD
8.46in
Displacement
4764.73in
Compression Ratio
14.7:1
Aspiration
TA
Fuel System
Electronic unit injection
Governor Type
Adem™3
Generator Set Dimensions
Length - Minimum
284.6in
Length - Maximum
295.1in
Width - Minimum
93.7in
Width - Maximum
101.2in
Height - Minimum
116.5in
Height - Maximum
118.5in
Dry Weight - Genset (minimum)
35880lb
Dry Weight - Genset (maximum)
38780lb

Standard Equipment:

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

Optional Equipment:

Control System
  • EMCP4.3, EMCP 4.4
 
Exhaust
  • Exhaust mufflers
 
Air Inlet System
  • Single element filter
  • Dual element air cleaner
 
Generator
  • Excitation: [ ] Permanent Magnet Excited (PM) [ ] Internally Excited (IE)
  • Oversize and premium generators
  • Anti-condensation heater
 
Cooling System
  • Coolant
  • Standard ambient ATAAC radiators
  • Optional installed radiators
  • Optional installed ATAAC radiators
  • Standard ambient radiators
  • Water level switch gauges
 
Power Termination
  • Circuit breakers, UL listed
  • Circuit breakers, IEC compliant
 
Crankcase System
  • Explosion relief valves
  • Ventilation system
  • No explosion relief valves
 
Control Panels
  • Load share module
  • Digital I/O module
  • Generator temperature monitoring & protection
  • Remote monitoring software
 
Mounting
  • Rubber anti-vibration mounts
  • IBC isolators
 
Exhaust System
  • Y-Adapters
  • Flexible fittings
  • Exhaust offset
  • Tier 4 clean emissions module
  • Elbows
  • Flange and exhaust expanders
  • Tier 4 clean emission MOD Kits
  • Tier 4 dosing cabinet
  • Flanges
  • Mufflers
  • Clean emission parts
 
Starting/charging
  • Oversize batteries
  • Battery chargers
  • Charging alternator
  • Air starting motor with control and silencer
  • Heavy-duty starting system
 
Fuel System
  • Primary Fuel Filter
 
General
  • The following options are based on regional and product configuration:
  • UL 2200 package
  • CSA Certification
  • EEC Declaration of Conformity
  • Special paint (Colors other than Caterpillar yellow or high performance paints)
  • Integral & sub-base fuel tanks
  • US aid emblem
  • Enclosures: sound attenuated, weather protective
  • Automatic transfer switches (ATS)
  • Seismic Certification per applicable building codes: IBC 2000, IBC 2003, IBC 2006, IBC 2009, CBC 2007
  • EU Certificate of Conformance (CE)
  • Integral & sub-base UL listed dual wall fuel tanks
 
Generators And Attachments
  • 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
  • Thermostate for space heater
  • Low / Medium voltage: 380, 440, 480, 600 volts, 3 phase 1800 rpm. RW, IE, No. of Leads = 6, Pitch = .6667: 1600 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
  • Differential current transformers (DCT) 8.7 kV and 15 kV classes
  • Generator conversion
  • Space heater kits
  • Alternator air cleaner
 
Instrumentation
  • Pyrometer and thermocouples
 
Lubrication System
  • Oil level regulator
  • Lube oil in standard sump
  • Prelube pumps
 
Mounting System
  • Puck style low efficiency isolators
  • Spring type vibration isolators
  • IBC vibration isolators
 
Power Connections
  • Ground cables between generator and terminal box
  • Neutral ground connections
  • Left side power connections
  • Center post busbar
  • Right side power connections
  • 2700 Frame, four lead, four terminal
  • Rear power connections
  • Low voltage circuit breakers
 
Special Tests / Reports
  • IBC certification
  • Fuel consumption test
  • Generator test report
  • PGS test report @ 1.0 power factor
  • Torsional vibration analysis reports
  • OSHPD certification
  • Generator set fuel consumption test
  • PGS test report @ 0.8 power factor
  • Standard engine test charge
  • Canadian Standards Association certification
 
Starting And Charging
  • Air pressure regulator
  • Starter cover
  • Air starting motors
  • 10, 20, 35 and 50 amp battery chargers
  • Electric starting motors
  • Jacket water heaters
  • 24 Volt battery set - Dry
  • Engine barring device
 
Extended Service Coverage
  • Platinum, Gold and Silver coverage
 

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