3516C (50 HZ) | 2500-2750 kVA Diesel Generator

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Standby Rating2750 kVA
Prime Power Rating2500 kVA
Emissions/Fuel StrategyLow Fuel, Low Emissions
Voltage380 to 11000 volts
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Standby Rating2750 kVA
Prime Power Rating2500 kVA
Emissions/Fuel StrategyLow Fuel, Low Emissions
Voltage380 to 11000 volts
Frequency50 Hz
Speed1500 rpm
Duty CycleStandby, Mission Critical, Prime
Maximum Rating2750 kVA
Minimum Rating2500 kVA
Engine Model3516C, ATAAC, V-16,4-Stroke Water-Cooled Diesel
Bore6.69 in (170 mm)
Stroke8.46 in (215 mm)
Displacement4764.73 in (78 l)
Compression Ratio14.7:1
Fuel SystemElectronic unit injection
Governor TypeAdem™3
Length - Maximum297.4 in (7554 mm)
Width - Maximum108.9 in (2767 mm)
Height - Maximum118.3 in (3004 mm)
Dry Weight - Genset (maximum)39090 lb (17731 kg)

Benefits and Features

  • Cat generator set packages have been fully prototype tested
  • Accepts 100% block load in one step and meets NFPA 110 loading requirements
  • Conform to ISO 8528-5 steady state and transient response requirements

  • Reliable, rugged, durable design
  • Field-proven in thousands of applications worldwide
  • Four-stroke-cycle diesel engine combines consistent performance and excellent fuel economy with minimum weight

  • Superior motor starting capability minimizes need for oversizing alternator
  • Designed to match performance and output characteristics of Cat diesel engines
  • Robust Class H insulation

  • User-friendly interface and navigation
  • Scalable system to meet a wide range of installation requirement
  • Expansion modules and site-specific programming for specific customer requirements

  • Designed to operate in standard ambient temperatures up to 50°C (122°F)
  • Contact your Cat Dealer for specific ambient and altitude capabilities

  • IBC seismic certification
  • EU Declaration of Conformity
  • EU Declaration of Incorporation
  • Eurasian Conformity (EAC)

  • Components used in the generator set are selected at the design stage to provide optimum package performance
  • The generator set is fully assembled at a Caterpillar facility following our quality guidelines
  • Each generator set package is tested before leaving the Caterpillar facility
  • Cat product support, including dealer service, parts and warranty covers the entire Cat power system

  • Cat dealers have over 1,800 dealer branch stores operating in 200 countries
  • Your local Cat dealer provides extensive post-sale support, including maintenance and repair agreements

Standard Equipment

  • Air cleaner
  • Package mounted radiator
  • Exhaust flange outlet
  • Fuel priming pump
  • Secondary fuel filters
  • Primary fuel filter with integral water separator
  • Matched to the performance and output characteristics of Cat engines
  • IP23 Protection
  • Paint - Caterpillar yellow except rails and radiators gloss black

Optional Equipment

  • Exhaust mufflers
  • Excitation: [ ] Permanent magnet excitation (PMG) Excited (PM) [ ] Internally Excited (IE)
  • Anti-condensation heater
  • Oversize and premium generators
  • Circuit breakers, IEC compliant
  • Circuit breakers, UL listed
  • EMCP 4.3, EMCP 4.4
  • Digital I/O module
  • Load share module
  • Generator temperature monitoring & protection
  • Remote monitoring software
  • Spring type vibration isolators
  • Rubber anti-vibration mounts
  • IBC isolators
  • Jacket water heater
  • Charging alternator
  • Oversize batteries
  • Battery chargers
  • Heavy duty starting system
  • Air starting motor with control and silencer
  • UL 2200 package
  • EU Certificate of Conformance (CE)
  • Seismic Certification per applicable building codes: IBC 2000, IBC 2003, IBC 2006, IBC 2009, CBC 2007
  • EEC Declaration of Conformity
  • Integral & sub-base UL listed dual wall fuel tanks
  • The following options are based on regional and product configuration:
  • Automatic transfer switches (ATS)
  • Enclosures: Sound attenuated, weather protective
  • CSA Certification
  • Integral & sub-base fuel tanks