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3516E Generator Set

3516E Generator Set

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Standby Rating
3500/3250/3000 kVA
Prime Power Rating
3175/2950/2725 kVA
Emissions/Fuel Strategy
U.S. EPA Cert. Tier 2 / Low NOx
Voltage
380 to 11000 volts

Generator Set Specifications

Standby Rating
3500/3250/3000 kVA
Prime Power Rating
3175/2950/2725 kVA
Emissions/Fuel Strategy
U.S. EPA Cert. Tier 2 / Low NOx
Voltage
380 to 11000 volts
Frequency
50 Hz
Speed
1500 rpm
Duty Cycle
Standby, Mission Critical, Prime
Maximum Rating
3500 kVA
Minimum Rating
2725 kVA

Engine Specifications

Engine Model
3516E, V-16, 4-Stroke Water-Cooled Diesel
Bore
6.69in
Stroke
8.46in
Displacement
4765in³
Compression Ratio
14.0:1
Aspiration
ATAAC
Fuel System
Electronic Unit Injection
Governor Type
Adem™ A5

Generator Set Dimensions

Length - Minimum
302.6in
Length - Maximum
306.5in
Width - Maximum
102.8in
Height - Maximum
131.6in
Dry Weight - Genset (minimum)
44930lb
Dry Weight - Genset (maximum)
45651lb

Standard Equipment:

  • Air Inlet System
    • Air Cleaner; single element canister type
  • Control System
    • Generator set packages include:
    • Emergency stop pushbutton
    • 24 Volt DC operation
    • KVAR / PF modes
    • IVR includes reactive droop capability
    • EMCP 4.2B
    • Text alarm / event descriptions
    • Generator mounted - rear facing
    • Environmental sealed front face
    • RFI suppression
    • 3 Phase voltage sensing
    • Caterpillar's Voltage Regulato
    • Min / max exciter
    • Limiter and exciter diode monitor
    • Controls:
    • Speed adjust
    • Auto / start / stop control
    • Engine cycle crank
    • Engine cool
    • Alarm acknowledge
    • PLC functionality
    • Customizable screens
    • Lamp test
    • Load histogram feature
    • Generator phase sequence
    • 1 Programmable relay outputs (Form C)
    • RPM
    • High coolant temperature
    • Accessory module data link
    • Low coolant leve
    • Number of I/O varies on options selected:
    • Digital indication for:
    • Reverse power (kW) (32)
    • Reverse reactive power (kVAr) (32RV)
    • Overcurrent (50/51)
    • 6 Customer programmable digital inputs
    • 3 Analog inputs
    • Serial annunciator module data link
    • Over / under frequency (81 o/u)
    • Low coolant temperature
    • +/- 2% accuracy
    • Programmable protective relaying functions:
    • Failure to start (overcrank)
    • 4 Programmable relay outputs (Form A)
    • Cat Connect
    • Over / under voltage (27/59)
    • 1 Programmable digital outputs
    • 0 True RMS AC metering
    • 3 Phase
    • Communications:
    • Overspeed
    • DC volts
    • Operating hours
    • Coolant temperature
    • Oil pressure (psi, kPa or bar)
    • Volts (L-L & L-N)
    • Power Factor (per phase & average
    • Frequency (Hz)
    • Amps (per phase & average)
    • kW (per phase, average & percent)
    • kVA (per phase, average & percent
    • kVAr (per phase, average & percent)
    • Low oil pressure
    • kVAr-hr (total)
    • kW-hr (total)
    • Warning/shutdown with common LED indication of shutdowns for: Low oil pressure - High coolant temperature - Overspeed - Emergency stop - Failure to start (overcrank) - Low coolant temperature - Low coolant level -
  • Cooling System
    • ATAAC - 3516E Package radiators shipped installed
    • Certified standard PGS provided
  • Exhaust System
    • Dry exhaust manifold
    • Flanged faced outlet(s)
  • Fuel System
    • Fuel cooler; not included with packages without radiator
    • Secondary fuel filters
    • Flexible fuel lines - shipped loose
  • General
    • SAE Standard rotation
    • Flywheel and flywheel housing - SAE No. 00
    • Right hand servicing
    • Caterpillar yellow with high gloss black rails and radiator
  • Generator And Attachments
    • Anti condensation space heater
    • 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
    • 3 Phase brushless, salient pole
    • NEMA Class H insulation, Class H temperature rise at 40C ambient (125C prime/150C standby)
    • Winding temperature detectors
    • High Voltage:
    • Medium Voltage:
    • Class H insulation, Class F temperature rise at 40C ambient (105C prime / 130C standby)
    • NEMA standard hole pattern
    • 6 Lead
    • Permanent magnet
    • Form wound
    • Busbar connections, right side extension box, bottom cable entry
  • Governing System
    • ADEM A5
  • Literature
    • English
  • Lubrication System
    • Gear type lube oil pump
    • Lubricating oil
    • Oil filter, filler and dipstick
    • Integral lube oil cool
    • Oil drain lines and valve
    • Fumes disposal
  • Mounting System
    • Rails - engine / generator / radiator mounting
    • Anti-vibration mounts (shipped loose)
    • Rubber anti-vibration mounts (shipped loose)
  • Starting System
    • 24 Volt electric starting motor
    • 45 Amp charging alternator
    • Battery and battery rack w/cables
    • Battery disconnect switch

Optional Equipment:

  • Control System
    • EMCP 4.3, EMCP 4.4
  • Air Inlet System
    • Single element filter
    • Dual element air cleaner
  • Cooling System
    • Standard ambient ATAAC radiators
    • Water level switch gauges
    • Optional installed ATAAC radiators
    • Coolant
    • Optional installed radiators
    • Standard ambient radiators
  • Crankcase System
    • Ventilation system
    • Explosion relief valves
    • No explosion relief valves
  • Exhaust System
    • Y-Adapters
  • Fuel System
    • Primary Fuel Filter
    • Fuel Priming Pumps (Tier 4) - Manual or electric
  • General
    • US aid emblem
    • Special paint (Colors other than Caterpillar yellow or high performance paints)
  • Generators And Attachments
    • Thermostate for space heater
    • Alternator air cleaner
    • Differential current transformers (DCT) 8.7 kV and 15 kV classes
    • Generator conversion
    • Space heater
    • Low / Medium voltage: 380/400/415 volts, 3 phase 1500 rpm. RW, PM, No. of Leads = 6, Pitch = .6667: 1600 and 1800 Frames
    • Low / Medium voltage: 380/400/415 volts, 3 phase 1500 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
    • Puck style low efficiency isolators
    • Spring type vibration isolators
    • IBC vibration isolators
  • Power Connections
    • Neutral ground connections
    • Center post busbar
    • Right side power connections
  • Special Tests / Reports
    • Generator set fuel consumption test
    • Torsional vibration analysis reports
    • PGS test report @ 0.8 power factor
    • IBC certification
    • PGS test report @ 1.0 power factor
    • Canadian Standards Association certification
    • Standard engine test charge
    • generator test report
    • Fuel consumption test
    • OSHPD certification
  • Starting And Charging
    • Air pressure regulator
    • Jacket water heaters
    • Air starting motors
    • 24 Volt battery set - Dry
    • Starter cover
    • Engine barring device
    • 10, 20, 35 and 50 amp battery chargers
    • Electric starting motors
  • Extended Service Coverage
    • Platinum, Gold and Silver coverage

Specifications

Generator Set Specifications

Standby Rating
3500/3250/3000 kVA
Prime Power Rating
3175/2950/2725 kVA
Emissions/Fuel Strategy
U.S. EPA Cert. Tier 2 / Low NOx
Voltage
380 to 11000 volts
Frequency
50 Hz
Speed
1500 rpm
Duty Cycle
Standby, Mission Critical, Prime
Maximum Rating
3500 kVA
Minimum Rating
2725 kVA

Engine Specifications

Engine Model
3516E, V-16, 4-Stroke Water-Cooled Diesel
Bore
6.69in
Stroke
8.46in
Displacement
4765in³
Compression Ratio
14.0:1
Aspiration
ATAAC
Fuel System
Electronic Unit Injection
Governor Type
Adem™ A5

Generator Set Dimensions

Length - Minimum
302.6in
Length - Maximum
306.5in
Width - Maximum
102.8in
Height - Maximum
131.6in
Dry Weight - Genset (minimum)
44930lb
Dry Weight - Genset (maximum)
45651lb

Standard/Optional Features

Standard Equipment:

  • Air Inlet System
    • Air Cleaner; single element canister type
  • Control System
    • Generator set packages include:
    • Emergency stop pushbutton
    • 24 Volt DC operation
    • KVAR / PF modes
    • IVR includes reactive droop capability
    • EMCP 4.2B
    • Text alarm / event descriptions
    • Generator mounted - rear facing
    • Environmental sealed front face
    • RFI suppression
    • 3 Phase voltage sensing
    • Caterpillar's Voltage Regulato
    • Min / max exciter
    • Limiter and exciter diode monitor
    • Controls:
    • Speed adjust
    • Auto / start / stop control
    • Engine cycle crank
    • Engine cool
    • Alarm acknowledge
    • PLC functionality
    • Customizable screens
    • Lamp test
    • Load histogram feature
    • Generator phase sequence
    • 1 Programmable relay outputs (Form C)
    • RPM
    • High coolant temperature
    • Accessory module data link
    • Low coolant leve
    • Number of I/O varies on options selected:
    • Digital indication for:
    • Reverse power (kW) (32)
    • Reverse reactive power (kVAr) (32RV)
    • Overcurrent (50/51)
    • 6 Customer programmable digital inputs
    • 3 Analog inputs
    • Serial annunciator module data link
    • Over / under frequency (81 o/u)
    • Low coolant temperature
    • +/- 2% accuracy
    • Programmable protective relaying functions:
    • Failure to start (overcrank)
    • 4 Programmable relay outputs (Form A)
    • Cat Connect
    • Over / under voltage (27/59)
    • 1 Programmable digital outputs
    • 0 True RMS AC metering
    • 3 Phase
    • Communications:
    • Overspeed
    • DC volts
    • Operating hours
    • Coolant temperature
    • Oil pressure (psi, kPa or bar)
    • Volts (L-L & L-N)
    • Power Factor (per phase & average
    • Frequency (Hz)
    • Amps (per phase & average)
    • kW (per phase, average & percent)
    • kVA (per phase, average & percent
    • kVAr (per phase, average & percent)
    • Low oil pressure
    • kVAr-hr (total)
    • kW-hr (total)
    • Warning/shutdown with common LED indication of shutdowns for: Low oil pressure - High coolant temperature - Overspeed - Emergency stop - Failure to start (overcrank) - Low coolant temperature - Low coolant level -
  • Cooling System
    • ATAAC - 3516E Package radiators shipped installed
    • Certified standard PGS provided
  • Exhaust System
    • Dry exhaust manifold
    • Flanged faced outlet(s)
  • Fuel System
    • Fuel cooler; not included with packages without radiator
    • Secondary fuel filters
    • Flexible fuel lines - shipped loose
  • General
    • SAE Standard rotation
    • Flywheel and flywheel housing - SAE No. 00
    • Right hand servicing
    • Caterpillar yellow with high gloss black rails and radiator
  • Generator And Attachments
    • Anti condensation space heater
    • 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
    • 3 Phase brushless, salient pole
    • NEMA Class H insulation, Class H temperature rise at 40C ambient (125C prime/150C standby)
    • Winding temperature detectors
    • High Voltage:
    • Medium Voltage:
    • Class H insulation, Class F temperature rise at 40C ambient (105C prime / 130C standby)
    • NEMA standard hole pattern
    • 6 Lead
    • Permanent magnet
    • Form wound
    • Busbar connections, right side extension box, bottom cable entry
  • Governing System
    • ADEM A5
  • Literature
    • English
  • Lubrication System
    • Gear type lube oil pump
    • Lubricating oil
    • Oil filter, filler and dipstick
    • Integral lube oil cool
    • Oil drain lines and valve
    • Fumes disposal
  • Mounting System
    • Rails - engine / generator / radiator mounting
    • Anti-vibration mounts (shipped loose)
    • Rubber anti-vibration mounts (shipped loose)
  • Starting System
    • 24 Volt electric starting motor
    • 45 Amp charging alternator
    • Battery and battery rack w/cables
    • Battery disconnect switch

Optional Equipment:

  • Control System
    • EMCP 4.3, EMCP 4.4
  • Air Inlet System
    • Single element filter
    • Dual element air cleaner
  • Cooling System
    • Standard ambient ATAAC radiators
    • Water level switch gauges
    • Optional installed ATAAC radiators
    • Coolant
    • Optional installed radiators
    • Standard ambient radiators
  • Crankcase System
    • Ventilation system
    • Explosion relief valves
    • No explosion relief valves
  • Exhaust System
    • Y-Adapters
  • Fuel System
    • Primary Fuel Filter
    • Fuel Priming Pumps (Tier 4) - Manual or electric
  • General
    • US aid emblem
    • Special paint (Colors other than Caterpillar yellow or high performance paints)
  • Generators And Attachments
    • Thermostate for space heater
    • Alternator air cleaner
    • Differential current transformers (DCT) 8.7 kV and 15 kV classes
    • Generator conversion
    • Space heater
    • Low / Medium voltage: 380/400/415 volts, 3 phase 1500 rpm. RW, PM, No. of Leads = 6, Pitch = .6667: 1600 and 1800 Frames
    • Low / Medium voltage: 380/400/415 volts, 3 phase 1500 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
    • Puck style low efficiency isolators
    • Spring type vibration isolators
    • IBC vibration isolators
  • Power Connections
    • Neutral ground connections
    • Center post busbar
    • Right side power connections
  • Special Tests / Reports
    • Generator set fuel consumption test
    • Torsional vibration analysis reports
    • PGS test report @ 0.8 power factor
    • IBC certification
    • PGS test report @ 1.0 power factor
    • Canadian Standards Association certification
    • Standard engine test charge
    • generator test report
    • Fuel consumption test
    • OSHPD certification
  • Starting And Charging
    • Air pressure regulator
    • Jacket water heaters
    • Air starting motors
    • 24 Volt battery set - Dry
    • Starter cover
    • Engine barring device
    • 10, 20, 35 and 50 amp battery chargers
    • Electric starting motors
  • Extended Service Coverage
    • Platinum, Gold and Silver coverage