3516E Low Voltage Generator Set
3516E Low Voltage Generator Set
3516E Low Voltage Generator Set
3516E Low Voltage Generator Set

The 3516E diesel generator sets have been developed to meet your continuous, standby and prime applications and match your power standards. Producing reliable power from 2500 to 3000 ekW at 60 Hz, each generator set has been designed to meet ISO 8528-5 transient response requirements and to accept 100 percent rated load in one step. The generator set is US EPA Stationary Emergency Use Only (Tier 2) certified.

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Minimum Rating 2500 eKW
Maximum Rating 3000 ekW
Emissions/Fuel Strategy Tier 2
Voltage 416 to 13,800 Volts
Frequency 60 Hz
Speed 1800 rpm
Duty Cycle Standby, Mission Critical, Prime
Engine Model 3516E, V-16, 4-Stroke, Water-Cooled Diesel
Bore 6.69 in
Stroke 8.47 in
Displacement 4765 in³
Compression Ratio 13.9:1 / 14.3:1
Aspiration ATAAC
Fuel System MEUI
Governor Type Adem™ A5
Length - Maximum 304 in
Width - Maximum 113 in
Height - Maximum 143 in
Dry Weight - Genset (maximum) 44930 lb

  • Cat generator set packages have been fully prototype tested
  • Accepts 100% block load in one step and meets NFPA 110 loading requirements
  • Conform to ISO 8528-5 steady state and transient response requirements

  • Reliable, rugged, durable design
  • Field-proven in thousands of applications worldwide
  • Four-stroke-cycle diesel engine combines consistent performance and excellent fuel economy with minimum weight

  • Superior motor starting capability minimizes need for oversizing alternator
  • Designed to match performance and output characteristics of Cat diesel engines
  • Robust Class H insulation

  • User-friendly interface and navigation
  • Scalable system to meet a wide range of installation requirement
  • Expansion modules and site-specific programming for specific customer requirements

  • Designed to operate in standard ambient temperatures up to 50°C (122°F)
  • Contact your Cat Dealer for specific ambient and altitude capabilities

  • UL 2200 Listed
  • CSA
  • IBC seismic certification
  • OSHPD pre-approval

  • Components used in the generator set are selected at the design stage to provide optimum package performance
  • The generator set is fully assembled at a Caterpillar facility following our quality guidelines
  • Each generator set package is tested before leaving the Caterpillar facility
  • Cat product support, including dealer service, parts and warranty covers the entire Cat power system

  • Cat dealers have over 1,800 dealer branch stores operating in 200 countries
  • Your local Cat dealer provides extensive post-sale support, including maintenance and repair agreements