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Diesel Generator Sets

3516E High Voltage Generator Set

Bore 6.69 in
Stroke (HD) 8.46 in
Aspiration ATAAC
Fuel System MEUI

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Engine Specifications

Bore
6.69in
Stroke (HD)
8.46in
Aspiration
ATAAC
Fuel System
MEUI
Engine Model
3516E, SCAC, V-16, 4-Stroke, Water-Cooled Diesel
Compression Ratio
14.3:1
Governor Type
Adem™ A5
Aspiration
ATAAC
Fuel System
MEUI
Bore
6.69in
Stroke - HD
8.47in

Generator Set Specifications

Minimum Rating
2500 ekW
Maximum Rating
2750 eKW
Voltage
4160 to 13800 volts
Frequency
60 Hz
Speed
1800 rpm
Emissions/Fuel Strategy
Tier 2

Standard Equipment:

  • Air Inlet
    • Air Cleaner
  • Air Inlet System
    • Single element canister type with service indicator
    • Air cleaner
  • Cooling
    • Package mounted radiator
  • Exhaust
    • Exhaust flange outlet
  • Fuel
    • Secondary fuel filter
    • Fuel priming pump
    • Primary fuel filter with integral water separator
  • Generator
    • IP23 Protection
    • Matched to the performance and output characteristics of Cat engines
  • Power Termination
    • Bus Bar
  • Undercarriage
    • Oscillating track roller frames
  • Starting/charging
    • Heavy-duty starting system
    • Charging alternator
  • Control Panel
    • Low coolant level
    • Generator phase sequence
    • Panel Lights
    • Over/Under Frequency (81 o/u)
    • Frequency (Hz)
    • 4 programmable relay outputs (Form A)
    • Serial annunciator module data link
    • 2 programmable digital outputs
    • Volts (L-L & L-N)
    • 24-volt DC operation
    • Failure to start (overcrank)
    • Communications:
    • Emergency stop pushbutton
    • kVAr (per phase, average & percent)
    • DC volts
    • Generator mounted - rear facing
    • Engine cool-down timer
    • Overspeed
    • RPM
    • EMCP4.2
    • Over/Under voltage (27/59)
    • Coolant temperature
    • Text alarm/event descriptions
    • Controls:
    • kVAr-hr (total)
    • Programmable protective relaying functions:
    • EMCP4.2 controller includes:
    • Environmental sealed front face
    • Emergency stop
    • Lamp test
    • Power Factor (per phase & average)
    • Alarm acknowledge
    • Operating hours
    • Warning/shutdown with common LED indication of shutdowns for:
    • Low coolant temperature
    • 6 programmable digital inputs
    • Overcurrent (50/51)
    • Amps (per phase & average)
    • Reverse Reactive Power (kVAr) (32RV)
    • Accessory module data link
    • True RMS AC metering, 3-phase, +/-2% accuracy
    • Customer data link (Modbus RTU)
    • 2 programmable relay outputs (Form C)
    • kW (per phase, average & percent)
    • High coolant temperature
    • Oil pressure (psi, kPa or bar)
    • kW-hr (total)
    • Engine cycle crank
    • Reverse Power (kW) (32)
    • kVA (per phase, average & percent)
    • Low oil pressure
    • Speed adjust
    • EMCP 4.2B or EMCP 4.3 Genset Controller
  • Cooling System
    • JWAC
    • Radiator fan and fan drive
    • Coolant drain line with valve
    • Coolant level sensors
    • Caterpillar Extended Life Coolant
    • Fan and belt guards
  • Exhaust System
    • Dry exhaust manifold
    • Flanged faced outlet(s)
  • Fuel System
    • Secondary fuel filters
    • Fuel cooler; not included with packages without radiator
    • Flexible fuel lines - shipped loose
    • Fuel priming pump
  • Generators And Attachments
    • NEMA standard hole pattern
    • Right side extension terminal box, bus bar connections, top mounted, bottom cable entry
    • 3 phase brushless, salient pole
    • Winding temperature detectors
    • Form Wound
    • Anti Condensation Space Heater
    • Generator set packages include Caterpillar's Digital Voltage Regulator (CDVR). CDVR includes reactive droop capability, 3-phase voltage sensing, KVAR/PF modes, RFI suppression, min/max exciter
    • 6 lead
    • Class H insulation, Class F temperature rise at 40C ambient (105C prime/130C standby)
  • Governing System
    • Woodward 2301A isochronous governor
  • Literature
    • English
  • Lube System
    • Oil drain lines and valve
    • Fumes disposal
    • Lubricating oil
    • Integral lube oil cooler
    • Oil filter, filler and dipstick
    • Gear type lube oil pump
  • Mounting System
    • Rails - engine/generator/radiator mounting
    • Rubber anti-vibration mounts (shipped loose)
  • Starting / Charging System
    • 24-volt electric starting motor
    • Battery and battery rack w/cables
    • Battery disconnect switch
  • General
    • Right hand servicing
    • Paint: Caterpillar yellow with high gloss black rails & radiator
    • Flywheel and flywheel housing-SAE No. 00
    • SAE standard rotation
    • Paint - Caterpillar Yellow except rails and radiators gloss black

Optional Equipment:

  • Air Inlet System
    • Remote air inlet adapters
    • Heavy duty air cleaners
    • Dual element air cleaners
    • Air inlet protection
  • Circuit Breakers
    • 2000, 2500, 3200, 4000, 5000 Amp, 3 Pole, IEC Rated Circuit Breakers
    • Masterpact breaker connections
    • 1600, 2000, 2500, 3000, 4000, 5000 Amp, 3 Pole, UL-100% Rated Circuit Breakers
    • R frame breaker connections
    • Cable entry options
    • Busbar connections
    • P frame breaker connections
    • Optional busbar power connections
    • Circuit breaker harnesses
    • 2000, 2500, 3200, 4000 Amp, 4 Pole, IEC-Rated Circuit Breakers
  • Power Termination
    • Circuit breakers, IEC compliant
  • Control Panels
    • Generator temperature monitoring
    • Auxiliary box
    • EMCP4.2, EMCP4.3, EMCP4.4
    • Language options
    • Voltage raise / lower switch
    • Vandal proof panel door
    • Ground
    • Remote speed adjust
    • Customer interface options
    • Annunciator modules
    • Load share module options
    • Mounting group - External box clips
    • PC monitoring (Remote and local)
  • Cooling System
    • Optional ATAAC radiators
    • Optional Serpentine radiators
    • Water level seitch gauges
    • Expansion tanks
  • Exhaust System
    • Flexible fittings
    • Mufflers
    • Elbows
    • Flanges and exhaust fittings
    • Y Adapters
    • Flanges
  • Fuel System
    • Primary fuel filters
    • Duplex fuel filters
  • Generators And Attachments
    • Generator 2270, 2740, 2750, 2760, 2770, 2750, 2760 frames, 2 BRG
    • Cross-current compensation currenttransformers
    • 3 Phase, 1800 RPM, FW, PM, No. of Leads = 6, Pitch = .6667
    • Air cleaners and air filters
    • Current transformers
    • Differential current transformers
    • Thermostat for space heater
  • Instrumentation
    • Pyrometers
    • Instrument panels
  • Lube System
    • Deep sump oil pan
    • Electric prelube pumps
    • Manual prelube sump pumps
    • Duplex oil filters
    • Air prelube pump
    • Oil level reg-1 shallow pan
  • Mounting System
    • Sprint type vibration isolators
    • IBC vibration isolators
  • Protection System
    • Explosion relief valves
  • Special Tests / Reports
    • Generator set fuel consumption test
    • PGS test report @ 1.0 power factor
    • Standard engine test charge
    • PGS test report @ 0.8 power factor
    • IBC and OSHPD seismic certifications
    • CSA test and certification
    • Custom generator set TVA report
  • Starting / Charging System
    • Air starting Motors
    • Charging alternators - 45 amp
    • 208, 240 and 480 Volt jacket water heaters
    • Air pressure regulator
    • 10, 20, 35 Amp battery chargers
    • 24 Volt battery set - Dry
  • General
    • Special paint colors
    • US aid emblem
    • Engine barring group