3516C Tier 4 Final
3516C Tier 4 Final
3516C Tier 4 Final
3516C Tier 4 Final

Producing reliable power from 1825 to 2500 ekW at 60 Hz, our 3516B diesel generator sets are made to meet your mission critical, continuous, standby and prime applications. We've designed each to ISO 8528-5 transient response requirements and to accept 100 per cent rated load in one step. Depending on the model, 3516C generator sets are EPA Stationary Emergency (Tier 2) or Tier 4 Interim certified.

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Minimum Rating 1650 ekW
Maximum Rating 2500 ekW
Emissions/Fuel Strategy U.S. EPA Certified
Voltage 480 to 13800 Volts
Frequency 60 Hz
Speed 1800 rpm
Duty Cycle Standby, Mission Critical, Prime
Engine Model 3516C HD, ATAAC, V-16, 4-Stroke Water-Cooled Diesel
Bore 6.69 in
Stroke 8.46 in
Displacement 78 in
Compression Ratio 14.7:1
Aspiration TA
Fuel System Electronic unit injection
Governor Type ADEM™A4
Length - Minimum 267.6 in
Length - Maximum 277 in
Width - Minimum 93.7 in
Width - Maximum 101.2 in
Height - Minimum 116.7 in
Height - Maximum 118.9 in
Dry Weight - Genset (minimum) 37200 lb
Dry Weight - Genset (maximum) 40280 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

  • 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