3516B (50 Hz) Generator Set

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Duty Cycle Standby, Mission Critical, Prime, Continuous
Emissions/Fuel Strategy Low Fuel, Low Emissions
Frequency 50 Hz
Maximum Rating 2500 kVA
Minimum Rating 2000 kVA
Speed 1500 rpm
Voltage 380 to 11000 Volts
Aspiration TA
Bore 6.69in
Compression Ratio 15.5:1
Displacement 4764.73in
Engine Model 3516B TA, V-16, 4-Stroke Water-Cooled Diesel
Fuel System Electronic unit injection
Governor Type Adem™3
Stroke 8.46in
Dry Weight - Genset (maximum) 40320lb
Dry Weight - Genset (minimum) 31900lb
Height - Maximum 93.2in
Length - Maximum 251.7in
Length - Minimum 233.4in
Width - Maximum 90in

Standard Equipment:

  • Air Inlet
    • Air cleaner
  • Cooling
    • Package mounted radiator
  • Exhaust
    • Exhaust flange outlet
  • Fuel
    • Secondary fuel filter
    • Fuel priming pump
    • Primary fuel filter with integral water separator
  • Generator
    • Matched to the performance and output characteristics of Cat engines
    • IP23 Protection
  • Power Termination
    • Busbar
  • Control Panel
    • EMCP 4.2B
  • General
    • Paint - Caterpillar Yellow except rails and radiators gloss black

Optional Equipment:

  • Exhaust
    • Exhaust mufflers (except Tier 4)
  • Generator
    • Permanent magnet excitation (PMG)
    • Internal excitation (IE)
    • Anti-condensation heater
    • Oversize and premium generators
  • Power Termination
    • Circuit breakers, UL listed
    • Circuit breakers, IEC compliant
  • Control Panels
    • Generator temperature monitoring & protection
    • Digital I/O module
    • Load share module
    • EMCP 4.3, EMCP 4.4
    • Remote monitoring software
  • Mounting
    • Spring-type vibration isolator
    • IBC isolators
    • Rubber anti-vibration mounts
  • Starting/charging
    • Oversize batteries
    • Charging alternator
    • Heavy-duty starting system
    • Jacket water heater
    • Air starting motor with control and silencer
    • Battery chargers
  • General
    • Seismic Certification per applicable building codes: IBC 2000, IBC 2003, IBC 2006, IBC 2009, CBC 2007
    • EU Certificate of Conformance (CE)
    • The following options are based on regional and product configuration:
    • Enclosures: sound attenuated, weather protective
    • Automatic transfer switches (ATS)
    • UL 2200 package
    • Integral & sub-base UL listed dual wall fuel tanks
    • Integral & sub-base fuel tanks
    • EEC Declaration of Conformity
    • CSA Certification