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Diesel Generator Sets

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3516B Generator Set

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Product Details

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 170
Displacement (Std) 69
Displacement (HD) 78.08
Stroke (Std) 190
Stroke (HD) 215
Compression Ratio 14.0:1 Std 15.5:1 HD
Aspiration TA
Governor Type Adem™3
Fuel System Electronic unit injection
  • 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
  • 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
        • Matched to the performance and output characteristics of Cat engines
          • IP23 Protection
            • Power Termination
              •  Bus Bar
            • Control Panel
              •  EMCP 4 Genset Controller
            • EMCP 4 Genset Controller
              • General
                •  Paint - Caterpillar Yellow except rails and radiators gloss black
              • Paint - Caterpillar Yellow except rails and radiators gloss black
                • Exhaust
                  •  Exhaust mufflers <!--(except Tier 4)-->
                • Exhaust mufflers
                  • 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
                  • 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
                      • 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
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