Cat® 3516E Diesel Engine

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The Cat® 3516E industrial diesel engine is offered at a continuous rating of 1566 kW (2100 hp) @ 1650 rpm and is designed for applications that require continuous heavy-duty service. These engines are capable of being operated at maximum power and speed up to 100% of the time without interuption or load cycling.

The 3516E is certified to meet EU Stage V, U.S. EPA Tier 4 Final, and California Air Regulations Board (CARB) standards, providing a single solution for higher regulated countries and simplifying installations for OEMs.

The 3516E offers unsurpassed performance and durability in a wide array of industries and applications, including shredders, chippers, grinders, bore and drill rigs, and pumps as well as other applications in forestry, general industrial, material handling, and mining.

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Maximum Power 2100HP
Maximum Torque 8275lb-ft @ 1200 rpm
Minimum Power 2100HP
Rated Speed 1650 rpm
Emissions U.S. EPA Tier 4 Final, EU Stage V
Aftertreatment SCR
Aspiration Turbocharged Aftercooled (TTA)
Bore 6.7in
Combustion System MEUI
Compression Ratio 16.5:1
Displacement 4760in³
Engine Configuration V-16
Rotation from Flywheel End Counterclockwise
Stroke 8.5in
Height 83in
Length 122.2in
Weight - Net Dry - Basic Operating Engine Without Optional Attachments 18025lb
Width 63.6in
Height 31.9in
Length 92.5in
Weight 2378lb
Width 79.1in

Standard Equipment:

  • Air Inlet System
    • Four turbochargers, centre mounted
    • Air-to-Air Aftercooled (ATAAC)
  • Control System
    • Electronic engine control
  • Exhaust System
    • Two exhaust outlets, 203 mm (8 in) round flange
    • Exhaust manifold, dry
    • Four turbochargers with watercooled bearings
  • Cooling System
    • Gear-driven centrifugal jacket water pump
    • Connections for radiator cooling
    • Thermostats and housing
  • Flywheels And Flywheel Housing
    • Flywheel housing, SAE No. 0 or SAE No. 00
    • Flywheel, SAE No. 18 or SAE No. 21
    • SAE standard rotation
  • Fuel System
    • Fuel filter, LH spin-on type
    • Fuel transfer pump
    • Electronically controlled unit injectors
  • Lube System
    • Crankcase breather, top mounted
    • Oil cooler
    • Oil filler and dipstick, LH
    • Oil pump
    • Oil filter, LH, spin-on type
    • Front sump oil pan, 500-hour change interval
  • General
    • Paint: Caterpillar yellow, with optional colors available at request
    • Vibration damper
    • Lifting eyes

Optional Equipment: