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Industrial Diesel Engines - Lesser Regulated & Non-Regulated

Cat® industrial engines are ready for your application. These engines deliver the unsurpassed reliability, durability, fuel efficiency, and low cost of ownership you have come to expect from Caterpillar. And our world-class product support will never let you down. All this adds up to a powerful advantage for you. Every Cat industrial diesel and gas engine comes with 75 years of engine experience. Our world-class product line of high-speed and medium-speed industrial engines in a wide range of applications offer power solutions for the most demanding installations and the harshest environments. With power options from 8.2 to 6,100 bkW (11 to 8,180 bhp), Cat industrial diesel and gas engines offer the widest power range in the industry.

Cat® 3516C Industrial Diesel Engine

The Cat® 3516C is offered at 1506 bkW (2100 bhp) @ 1750 rpm. This engine is available using EPA (U.S.) Flex provisions and for other global regulated and non-regulated areas. It offers unsurpassed performance and durability in a multitiude of industries and applications, including Bore and Drill Rigs, Chippers, Grinders, and Shredders, Cranes, Dredgers, Forestry, Material Handling, Mining and Pumps.

  • Specification Summary

  • Minimum Power 1506 bkW
  • Maximum Power 1506 bkW
  • Frequency 1750 rpm
  • Emissions U.S. EPA Tier 2 Nonroad Equivalent Emission Standards (Not Currently EPA Certified)

Product Details

Power Rating

Minimum Power 1506 bkW
Maximum Power 1506 bkW
Frequency 1750 rpm

Emission Standards

Emissions U.S. EPA Tier 2 Nonroad Equivalent Emission Standards (Not Currently EPA Certified)


Engine Configuration V-16, 4-Stroke-Cycle Diesel
Bore 170 mm (6.7 in)
Stroke 215 mm (8.5 in)
Displacement 78 L (4760 in³)
Aspiration Turbocharged Aftercooled
Compression Ratio 14.7:1
Rotation (from flywheel end) Counterclockwise
Lube System (refill) 807 L (852 qt)

Engine Dimensions (Approximate. Final dimensions dependent on selected options)

Length 3278 mm (129.1 in)
Width 1530 mm (60.2 in)
Height 2062 mm (81.2 in)
Weight, Net Dry (Basic Operating Engine Without Optional Attachments) 7840 kg (17284 lb)
  • Air Inlet System
    •  Air to Air Aftercooled (ATAAC)
    •  Four turbochargers, center mounted
  • Control System
    •  ADEM A4 ECM Electronic Engine Control, RH (10 amp DC power required)
  • Cooling System
    •  Thermostats and housing
    •  Gear driven centrifugal jacket water pump
    •  Connections for radiator cooling
  • Exhaust System
    •  Exhaust manifold, dry
    •  Four turbochargers with watercooled bearings
    •  Two exhaust outlets, 203 mm (8 in) round flange
  • Flywheels and Flywheel Housing
    •  SAE No. 00 flywheel (183 teeth)
    •  SAE No. 00 flywheel housing
  • Fuel System
    •  Fuel filter, LH spin-on type
    •  Fuel transfer pump
    •  Electronically controlled unit injectors
  • Fuel filter, LH spin-on type
    • Fuel transfer pump
      • Electronically controlled unit injectors
        • Instrumentation
          •  No standard instrument or gauge panel
        • 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
        • Mounting System
          •  Trunnion front support
        • Power Take Off
          •  Front housing, two-sided
        • Front housing, two-sided
          • Protection System
            •  ADEM A4 ECM monitoring system to provide customer programmable engine
            •  Deration strategies to protect against adverse operating conditions
            •  Emergency stop logic inputs provided at 40 pin customer interface connection
          • Starting System
            •  Dual 24V electric starting motor, LH, unwired
          • General
            •  Paint: Caterpillar yellow
            •  Vibration damper
            •  Lifting eyes
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