Electric Power

  • Specs Summary
  • Minimum Rating
    1750 kVA
  • Maximum Rating
    2500 kVA
  • Prime
  • Standby

3516B Generator Set

Producing reliable power from 1320 kVA to 1750 kVA at 50 Hz, our 3516B diesel generator sets are made to match your mission critical, continuous, standby and prime applications. Each meets ISO 8528-5 transient response requirements and accepts 100 percent rated load in one step. Depending on the model, our 3516B generator sets are designed for either low fuel consumption or low emissions — it’s how we’re helping you power responsibly. Ensure you have a non-stop power supply with our integrated control system, including ATS and switchgear, and know your fleet status with its on-site and remote monitoring options. Our EMCP 4.2 control panel, with a user-friendly interface, combines all your management and diagnostic tools. Equip your generator sets with what they need to operate to your standards with our broad range of accessories and bolt-on system expansion attachments. Find flexible packaging options to work with your environmental conditions. Our 3516B generator sets were designed to take on power challenges — like yours.

Generator Set Specifications

  • Minimum Rating 1750 kVA
  • Maximum Rating 2500 kVA
  • Voltage 220 to 13800
  • Frequency 50 Hz
  • Speed 1500 RPM

Generator Set Configurations

  • Emissions/Fuel Strategy Low Fuel Consumption, Low Emissions

Engine Specifications

  • Engine Model 3516B TA, V-16, 4-Stroke Water-Cooled Diesel
  • Bore 6.69 (170 )
  • Displacement (Std) 4210.64 (69 )
  • Displacement (HD) 4764.73 (78.08 )
  • Stroke (Std) 7.48 (190 )
  • Stroke (HD) 8.46 (215 )
  • Compression Ratio 14.0:1 Std 15.5:1 HD
  • Aspiration TA
  • Governor Type Adem™3
  • Fuel System Electronic unit injection

Generator Set Dimensions

Standard Equipment

Air Inlet

  • Air Cleaner

Cooling

  • Package mounted radiator

Exhaust

  • Exhaust flange outlet

Fuel

  • Primary fuel filter with integral water separator
  • Secondary fuel filter
  • Fuel priming pump

Generator

  • Matched to the performance and output characteristics of Cat engines
  • IP23 Protection

Power Termination

  • Bus Bar

Control Panel

  • EMCP 4 Genset Controller

General

  • Paint - Caterpillar Yellow except rails and radiators gloss black

Optional Equipment

Exhaust

  • Exhaust mufflers <!--(except Tier 4)-->

Generator

  • Anti-condensation heater
  • Internal excitation (IE)
  • Permanent magnet excitation (PMG)
  • Oversize and premium generators

Power Termination

  • Circuit breakers, UL listed
  • Circuit breakers, IEC compliant

Control Panels

  • EMCP 4.2
  • EMCP 4.3
  • EMCP 4.4
  • Generator temperature monitoring & protection
  • Load share module
  • Digital I/O module
  • Remote monitoring software

Mounting

  • Rubber anti-vibration mounts
  • Spring-type vibration isolator
  • IBC isolators

Starting/Charging

  • Battery chargers
  • Oversize batteries
  • Jacket water heater
  • Heavy-duty starting system
  • Charging alternator
  • Air starting motor with control and silencer

General

  • The following options are based on regional and product configuration:
  • Seismic Certification per applicable building codes: IBC 2000, IBC 2003, IBC 2006, IBC 2009, CBC 2007
  • UL 2200 package
  • EU Certificate of Conformance (CE)
  • CSA Certification
  • EEC Declaration of Conformity
  • Enclosures: sound attenuated, weather protective
  • Automatic transfer switches (ATS)
  • Integral & sub-base fuel tanks
  • Integral & sub-base UL listed dual wall fuel tanks