3516E Generator Set

Product Description

The 3516E diesel generator sets have been developed to meet your standby, mission critical and prime applications and match your power standards. Producing reliable power (3000 – 3500 kVA at 50 Hz), each generator set has been designed to meet ISO 8528-5 transient response requirements and to accept 100 % rated load in one step. The generator is certified Tier 2 Equivalent, US EPA Stationary Emergency / Low NOx (1/2 TA Luft).

Generator Set Specifications

Maximum Rating
3500 kVA
Minimum Rating
3000 kVA
Emissions/Fuel Strategy
Tier 2 Equivalent - 1808 rpm
Voltage
380 to 11000 volts
Frequency
50 Hz
Speed
1808 rpm
Duty Cycle
Standby, Mission Critical

Engine Specifications

Engine Model
3516E, V-16, 4-Stroke Water-Cooled Diesel
Bore
6.69in
Stroke
8.46in
Displacement
4765in³
Compression Ratio
14.7:1
Aspiration
ATAAC
Fuel System
Electronic Unit Injection
Governor Type
Adem™5

Generator Set Dimensions

Length - Minimum
353.3in
Length - Maximum
363.1in
Width - Minimum
104in
Width - Maximum
104in
Height - Minimum
132.6in
Height - Maximum
131.6in
Dry Weight - Genset (minimum)
47620lb
Dry Weight - Genset (maximum)
52911lb

Standard Equipment

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

Optional Equipment

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