G3516 with FAST RESPONSE

G3516 1500kW Gas Generator Set

Cat® G3516 (1061 - 1500kW) Natural Gas Generator models are recognized as a symbol of power generation versatility due to many proven industry applications.

DESCRIPTION

Caterpillar is leading the power generation marketplace with Fast Response generator sets engineered to deliver unmatched performance, reliability, and cost-effectiveness.Electric Power

Frequency

60 Hz

Cat G3516 Gas Engine

  • Robust high speed block design provides prolonged life and lower owning operationg costs
  • Designed for maximum performance on low pressure pipeline natural gas and hydrogen blends
  • Simple open chamber combustion system for reliability and fuel flexibility
  • Leading edge technology in ignition system and air/fuel ratio control for lower emission and engine efficiency
  • One electronic control module handles all engine functions: ignition, governing, air/fuel ratio control and engine protection

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SR5 Generator

  • Designed to match performance and output characteristics of Caterpillar gas engines
  • Industry leading mechanical and electrical design
  • High efficiency

Cat ECS 100 Control Panel

  • 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

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Cooling System

  • Designed to operate in standard ambient temperatures up to 43°C (110°F)
  • Contact your Cat Dealer for specific ambient and altitude capabilities

Emissions

  • EPA Certified for use in Emergency and Non-Emergency applications
  • Additional a NOx selectable genset is available to meets most worldwide emissions requirements down to 0.5 g/bhp-hr NOx level without aftertreatment

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Proven System

  • Field proven in a wide range of applications worldwide
  • Fully prototype tested
  • Certified torsional vibration analysis available

Full Range of Attachments

  • Wide range of bolt-on system expansion attachments
  • Factory designed and tested
  • Flexible packaging options for easy and cost effective installation

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Worldwide Product Support

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

  • Standard Equipment
  • Optional Equipment
  • Specs
  • Docs

Standard Equipment

  • Air Inlet
    • Two-element single-stage air cleaner with enclosure and service indicator
  • Control Panel
    • Cat ECS 100
  • Cooling
    • Jacket water and SCAC engine-driven pumps
    • Jacket water and SCAC thermostats
  • Exhaust
    • Dry exhaust manifolds, insulated and shielded
    • Individual exhaust port and turbocharger outlet wired to integrated temperature sensing module (ITSM) with GCEM providing alarms and shutdowns
    • Cat-flanged face outlet on turbocharger
  • Fuel System
    • Fuel system is sized for 31.5 to 47.2 MJ/NM3 dry pipeline natural gas with pressure of 10.2 to 34.5KPa to the engine fuel control valve
    • Throttle plate, 24V DC actuator, controlled by GECM
    • Gas pressure regulator
    • 24V DC energized-to-run (ETR) gas shutoff valve
    • Engine-installed electronic control valve
  • General
    • Crankshaft vibration damper and guard
    • Paint- Caterpillar Yellow with high gloss black rails and radiator
    • RH Service
    • Operation and maintenance manuals
    • Parts book
  • Generator
    • Permanent Magnet Excitiation
    • Anti-condensation space heater
    • Winding temperature detectors
    • NEMA Class H insulation
    • Integrated voltage regulator (IVR)
    • SR5
  • Starting/Charging
    • Electric Starter
    • 24V starting motors
    • Jacket water heater
    • Battery with cables and rack (shipped loose)
  • Governing System
    • ADEM A4
  • Ignition System
    • Individual Cylinder Detonation Sensitive Timing (DST)
    • Electronic Ignition System (controlled by ADEM A4)

Optional Equipment

  • Air Inlet
    • Air cleaner with precleaner
  • Control Panel
    • Remote annunciator
    • Local alarm module
    • Remote PC monitoring
    • Engine failure relay
    • Local PC monitoring
    • EMCP 4.4
  • Circuit Breakers
    • S LSI, G LSIG, P LSIG-P, 4th Digit Type
    • 100% rated, 3-pole (UL/CSA/IEC) 5th Digit Rating
    • 3-pole (IEC 947-2 rated)
    • 2000A, 2500A, 3000A 3 Pole, UL-100% Rated Masterpact Circuit Breakers
    • 1600A, 2000A 3 Pole, UL-100% Rated R-Frame Circuit Breakers
    • Frame mounting
  • Cooling
    • Coolant level drain line with valves, fan with guard
    • Package mounted radiator
  • Exhaust
    • 305 mm (12 in.) muffler
    • 305 mm (12 in.) flange
    • 305mm (12 in) spark arresting muffler
    • 305 mm (12in.) elbow
    • 18, 25 dBA Attenuation
  • Fuel System
    • 3, 0-100 kPag, 4-20mA gas train pressure sensors
  • General
    • Digital diagnostic tool
  • Generator
    • European bus bars
    • Bearing temperature detectors
    • Low voltage extension box
    • Generator air filter
    • Cable access box
  • Starting/Charging
    • 45A, 24V charging alternator (requires engine driven pumps)
    • 20A, 24VDC battery charger
  • Grid Code Compliance
    • 60 Hz: USA

Specs

Overview

Long Name:
G3516 1500kW Gas Generator Set
Name:
G3516 with FAST RESPONSE
Brand:
Caterpillar
Status:
Current

Generator Set Specifications

Gas Standby Rating
1500 ekW @ 0.8pf
Fuel Type
Natural Gas, Hydrogen Blend (up to 5%)
Emissions/Fuel Strategy
U.S. EPA Stationary Non-Emergency Certified
RPM
1800 rpm
Frequency
60 Hz

Engine Specifications

Engine Model
G3516
Displacement
4765 in³ / 78 l
Aspiration
TA
Bore
6.7 in / 170 mm
Stroke
8.5 in / 215 mm

Generator Set Specifications

Compression Ratio
11.5

Generator Set Dimensions

Length
275.6 in / 7000 mm
Width
92.3 in / 2345 mm
Height
128.5 in / 3265 mm
Weight
40384 lb / 18315 kg