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Diesel Generator Sets

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3516C Generator Set

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Product Details

Generator Set Specifications

Minimum Rating 2500 kVA
Maximum Rating 2750 kVA
Voltage 220 to 13800 volts
Frequency 50 Hz
Speed 1500 RPM

Generator Set Configurations

Emissions/Fuel Strategy U.S. EPA Certified for Stationary Emergency Use Only (Tier 2 Nonroad Equivalent Emission Standards), Low Fuel Consumption

Engine Specifications

Engine Model 3516C, ATAAC, V-16,4-Stroke Water-Cooled Diesel
Bore 170
Stroke (Std) 190
Stroke (HD) 215
Compression Ratio 14.7:1
Aspiration TA
Governor Type Adem™3
Fuel System Electronic unit injection
  • Air Inlet
    •  Air Cleaner
  • Cooling
    •  Package mounted radiator
  • 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
          • Power Termination
            •  Bus Bar
          • Control Panel
            •  EMCP 4 Genset Controller
          • General
            •  Paint - Caterpillar Yellow except rails and radiators gloss black
          • Exhaust
            •  Exhaust mufflers <!--(except Tier 4)-->
          • Generator
            •  Anti-condensation heater
            •  Excitation: [ ] Permanent Magnet Excited (PM) [ ] Internally Excited (IE)
            •  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) (4.3) (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
              • 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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