3516C Tier 4 Final

3516C Tier 4 Final

The 3516C HD generator set has been developed for a wide range of applications, from emergency standby installations such as healthcare and datacenters to continuously powering remote installations. The engines are certified to the US EPA Tier 4 Final emissions levels. Backed by the worldwide network of Cat dealers ready to support your operation with technical support, service, parts, and warranty, Cat generator sets will provide the reliability and durability you expect.

Generator Set Specifications
Minimum Rating
1650 ekW
Maximum Rating
2500 ekW
Emissions/Fuel Strategy
U.S. EPA Certified
Voltage
480 to 13800 Volts
Frequency
60 Hz
Speed
1800 rpm
Duty Cycle
Standby, Mission Critical, Prime
Engine Specifications
Engine Model
3516C HD, ATAAC, V-16, 4-Stroke Water-Cooled Diesel
Bore
6.69in
Stroke
8.46in
Displacement
78in
Compression Ratio
14.7:1
Aspiration
TA
Fuel System
Electronic unit injection
Governor Type
ADEM™A4
Generator Set Dimensions
Length - Minimum
267.6in
Length - Maximum
277in
Width - Minimum
93.7in
Width - Maximum
101.2in
Height - Minimum
116.7in
Height - Maximum
118.9in
Dry Weight - Genset (minimum)
37200lb
Dry Weight - Genset (maximum)
40280lb

Standard Equipment:

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

Optional Equipment:

Control System
  • EMCP 4.3, EMCP 4.4
 
Air Inlet System
  • Single element filter
  • Dual element air cleaner
 
Exhaust
  • Exhaust mufflers
 
Generator
  • Internal excitation (IE)
  • Anti-condensation heater
  • Oversize and premium generators
  • Permanent magnet excitation (PMG)
 
Cooling System
  • Coolant
  • Water level switch gauges
  • Standard ambient radiators
  • Optional installed ATAAC radiators
  • Optional installed radiators
  • Standard ambient ATAAC radiators
 
Power Termination
  • Circuit breakers, UL listed
  • Circuit breakers, IEC compliant
 
Crankcase System
  • No explosion relief valves
  • Explosion relief valves
  • Ventilation system
 
Control Panels
  • Remote monitoring software
  • Digital I/O module
  • Generator temperature monitoring & protection
  • Load share module
 
Exhaust System
  • Tier 4 clean emissions module
  • Flexible fittings
  • Flanges
  • Tier 4 clean emission MOD Kits
  • Mufflers
  • Tier 4 dosing cabinet
  • Flange and exhaust expanders
  • Clean emission parts
  • Exhaust offset
  • Y-Adapters
  • Elbows
 
Mounting
  • IBC isolators
 
Starting/charging
  • Battery chargers
  • Heavy-duty starting system
  • Charging alternator
  • Air starting motor with control and silencer
  • Oversize batteries
 
Fuel System
  • Primary Fuel Filter
  • Fuel Priming Pumps (Tier 4) - Manual or Electric
 
General
  • Automatic transfer switches (ATS)
  • The following options are based on regional and product configuration:
  • EEC Declaration of Conformity
  • Enclosures: sound attenuated, weather protective
  • UL 2200 package
  • US aid emblem
  • 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
  • CSA Certification
  • Special paint (Colors other than Caterpillar yellow or high performance paints)
  • Integral & sub-base fuel tanks
 
Generators And Attachments
  • 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
  • Generator conversion
  • Thermostate for space heater
  • Alternator air cleaner
  • Differential current transformers (DCT) 8.7 kV and 15 kV classes
  • Space heater kits
  • High voltage: 6300, 6600, 6900 volts, 3 phase 1800 rpm, FW, PM, No. of Leads = 6, Pitch = .6667: 2700, 3000 Frame
  • High voltage: 12470, 13200, 13800 volts, 3 phase 1800 rpm,FW, PM, No. of Leads = 6, Pitch = .6667: 2700, 3000 Frame
  • Low / Medium voltage: 380, 440, 480, 600 volts, 3 phase 1800 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
  • IBC vibration isolators
  • Spring type vibration isolators
  • Puck style low efficiency isolators
 
Power Connections
  • Ground cables between generator and terminal box
  • Right side power connections
  • 2700 Frame, four lead, four terminal
  • Neutral ground connections
  • Center post busbar
  • Rear power connections
  • Left side power connections
  • Low voltage circuit breakers
 
Special Tests / Reports
  • PGS test report @ 1.0 power factor
  • IBC certification
  • Canadian Standards Association certification
  • PGS test report @ 0.8 power factor
  • Generator set fuel consumption test
  • generator test report
  • Torsional vibration analysis reports
  • Standard engine test charge
  • OSHPD certification
  • Fuel consumption test
 
Starting And Charging
  • Jacket water heaters
  • Electric starting motors
  • Air starting motors
  • 10, 20, 35 and 50 amp battery chargers
  • Air pressure regulator
  • 24 Volt battery set - Dry
  • Engine barring device
  • Starter cover
 
Extended Service Coverage
  • Platinum, Gold and Silver coverage
 

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