3516E (60 HZ) | 2500-3000 kW Diesel Generator

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SPECS SUMMARY

Minimum Rating2500 eKW
Maximum Rating3000 ekW
Emissions/Fuel StrategyTier 2
Voltage416 to 13,800 Volts
Caterpillar is leading the power generation marketplace with Power Solutions engineered to deliver unmatched flexibility, expandability, reliability, and cost-effectiveness.

Specifications

Minimum Rating2500 eKW
Maximum Rating3000 ekW
Emissions/Fuel StrategyTier 2
Voltage416 to 13,800 Volts
Frequency60 Hz
Speed1800 rpm
Duty CycleStandby, Mission Critical, Prime
Engine Model3516E, V-16, 4-Stroke, Water-Cooled Diesel
Bore6.69 in (170 mm)
Stroke8.47 in (215 mm)
Displacement4765 in³ (78.1 l)
Compression Ratio13.9:1 / 14.3:1
AspirationATAAC
Fuel SystemMEUI
Governor TypeAdem™ A5
Length - Maximum304 in (7703 mm)
Width - Maximum113 in (2874 mm)
Height - Maximum143 in (3639 mm)
Dry Weight - Genset (maximum)44930 lb (20380 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

  • UL 2200 Listed
  • CSA
  • IBC seismic certification
  • OSHPD pre-approval

  • 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

  • Single element canister type with service indicator
  • Air cleaner
  • Package mounted radiator
  • Exhaust flange outlet
  • Primary fuel filter with integral water separator
  • Fuel priming pump
  • IP23 Protection
  • Matched to the performance and output characteristics of Cat engines
  • Heavy-duty starting system
  • Charging alternator
  • Over / under voltage (27/59)
  • Emergency stop pushbutton
  • Speed adjust
  • Accessory module data link
  • Generator phase sequence
  • Panel Lights
  • Alarm acknowledge
  • Generator mounted - rear facing
  • kW (per phase, average & percent)
  • Engine cool-down timer
  • Communications:
  • High coolant temperature
  • Warning / shutdown with common LED indication of shutdowns for:
  • Overcurrent (50/51)
  • Amps (per phase & average)
  • Oil pressure (psi, kPa or bar)
  • Serial annunciator module data link
  • 24 Volt DC operation
  • EMCP 4.2B controller includes:
  • DC volts
  • Reverse reactive power (kVAr) (32RV)
  • 6 Programmable digital inputs
  • 2 Programmable relay outputs (Form C)
  • Frequency (Hz)
  • Customer data link (Modbus RTU)
  • Power Factor (per phase & average)
  • kW-hr (total)
  • EMCP 4.2B
  • Lamp test
  • kVA (per phase, average & percent)
  • kVAr-hr (total)
  • Coolant temperature
  • Text alarm / event descriptions
  • Over / under frequency (81 o/u)
  • kVAr (per phase, average & percent)
  • 4 Programmable relay outputs (Form A)
  • Low coolant level
  • True RMS AC metering, 3-phase, +/-2% accuracy
  • Failure to start (overcrank)
  • Operating hours
  • Low coolant temperature
  • 2 Programmable digital outputs
  • Low oil pressure
  • Controls:
  • Digital indication for:
  • Environmental sealed front face
  • Overspeed
  • Volts (L-L & L-N)
  • Reverse Power (kW) (32)
  • Engine cycle crank
  • Programmable protective relaying functions:
  • Track master link
  • Fan and belt guards
  • JWAC
  • Radiator fan and fan drive
  • Coolant level sensors
  • Caterpillar extended life coolant
  • Coolant drain line with valve
  • Flanged faced outlet(s)
  • Dry exhaust manifold
  • Fuel cooler; not included with packages without radiator
  • Fuel priming pump
  • Secondary fuel filters
  • Flexible fuel lines - shipped loose
  • Class H insulation, Class F temperature rise at 40C ambient (105C prime/130C standby)
  • NEMA standard hole pattern
  • Anti condensation space heater
  • Permanent magnet
  • Form wound
  • 3 Phase brushless, salient pole
  • 6 Lead
  • Winding temperature detectors
  • Right side extension terminal box, bus bar connections, top mounted, bottom cable entry
  • Gear type lube oil pump
  • Integral lube oil cooler
  • Fumes disposal
  • Oil drain lines and valve
  • Oil filter, filler and dipstick
  • Lubricating oil
  • Rubber anti-vibration mounts (shipped loose)
  • Rails - engine/generator/radiator mounting
  • 45 Amp charging alternator
  • Battery and battery rack w/cables
  • Battery disconnect switch
  • 24 Volt electric starting motor
  • Right hand servicing
  • Paint: Caterpillar yellow with high gloss black rails & radiator
  • SAE standard rotation
  • Flywheel and flywheel housing-SAE No. 00

Optional Equipment

  • Air inlet protection
  • Remote air inlet adapters
  • Heavy duty air cleaners
  • Dual element air cleaners
  • 2000, 2500, 3200, 4000 Amp, 4 Pole, IEC-Rated Circuit Breakers
  • Circuit breaker harnesses
  • Masterpact breaker connections
  • P Frame breaker connections
  • 2000, 2500, 3200, 4000, 5000 Amp, 3 Pole, IEC Rated Circuit Breakers
  • Busbar connections
  • R Frame breaker connections
  • Cable entry options
  • 1600, 2000, 2500, 3000, 4000, 5000 Amp, 3 Pole, UL-100% Rated Circuit Breakers
  • Optional busbar power connections
  • Circuit breakers, IEC compliant
  • Voltage raise / lower switch
  • PC monitoring (Remote and local)
  • Generator temperature monitoring
  • Remote speed adjust
  • Annunciator modules
  • EMCP 4.3, EMCP 4.4
  • Vandal proof panel door
  • Auxiliary box
  • Customer interface options
  • Ground
  • Language options
  • Load share module options
  • Mounting group - External box clips
  • Optional Serpentine radiators
  • Optional ATAAC radiators
  • Water level switch gauges
  • Expansion tanks
  • Flexible fittings
  • Y Adapters
  • Elbows
  • Mufflers
  • Flanges
  • Flanges and exhaust fittings
  • Duplex fuel filters
  • Primary fuel filters
  • Differential current transformers - 8.7 and 15 kV class
  • Alternator air cleaners
  • Pyrometer and thermocouples
  • Manual prelube pum
  • Electric prelube pump
  • Oil level regulator
  • Lube oil in standard sump
  • Spring type vibration isolators
  • IBC seismic vibration isolators NORAD
  • Puck style low efficiency lsolators
  • Neutral ground connections
  • 2700 & 3000 Frame
  • Grounding groups
  • Fuel consumption test
  • Torsional vibration analysis
  • Standard engine test charge
  • IBC certifications
  • Generator set consumption test
  • Generator set test report
  • PGS test report @ 1.0 power factor
  • PGS test report @ 0.8 power factor
  • Engine barring group
  • 10, 20, 35 and 50 Amp battery chargers
  • Starter covers
  • Jacket water heaters
  • 24 Volt battery set - Dry
  • Electric starting motors
  • Air starting motors
  • Air pressure regulator
  • US aid emblem
  • Special paint colors