3516B

Cat 3500 offshore generator sets are specifically designed for drilling and production operations offshore. Decades of experience powering offshore vessels and platforms make have evolved into a product that offers proven performance, low emissions, high durability, and low owning and operating costs. Applications for 3500 offshore generator sets include main power, essential services power, and emergency power on-board drilling and production rigs and vessels. Cat generator sets are backed by the worldwide network of Cat dealers ready to support your operation with technical support, service, parts, and warranty. Cat 3516B offshore generator set. Ratings: 1180-1825 ekW (1475-2281 kVA) @ 50/60 Hz (1000/1200/1500/1800 rpm). Meets IMO Tier I emission standards equivalent. Select ratings meet IMO Tier II emission standards.


SPECIFICATIONS
Engine Specifications
Minimum Rating 1475 kV·A
Maximum Rating 2281 kV·A
Emissions IMO Tier I
Aspiration TUrbocharged-Aftercooled
Bore 6.7 in
Displacement 4233 in³
Engine Control ADEM A3
Fuel System EUI
Oil Change Interval 1000 h
Stroke 7.5 in
Weight 41400 lb


Dimensions
Height 87.2 in
Length 240 in
Width 84.5 in


Capacity for Liquids
Cooling System - Engine 126.8 gal (US)
Lube Oil System - Refill 107 gal (US)


BENEFITS & FEATURES
Engine Design


Proven reliability and durability; Robust diesel strength design prolongs life and lowers owning and operating costs; Assembled, tested, and validated as a package to minimize package vibration and maximize component life; Market-leading power density; Long overhaul life proven in oilfield applications; Core engine components designed for reconditioning and reuse at overhaul

Ease of Installation


Engine and generator are mounted to an inner base, which mounts to an outer base assembly with vibration isolators; Installed with an integral drip tray to provide a single lift installation and to reduce shipyard scope of work complexity

Safety


E-stop pushbutton on instrument panel; Air shutoff and explosion relief valves; Configurable alarm and shutdown features; Extra alarm switches available for customer-supplied panel

Improved Serviceability


Large inspection openings allow convenient access to core engine internals; Reduction of Owning and Operating Costs; Long filter change intervals, aligned with service intervals; Excellent fuel economy - direct injection electronic unit injectors precisely meter fuel

Custom Packaging


For any petroleum application, trust Caterpillar to meet your exact needs with a factory custom package. Cat® engines, generators, enclosures, controls, radiators, transmissions - anything your project requires - can be custom-designed and matched to create a one-of-a kind solution. Custom packages are globally supported and are covered by a one-year warranty after startup. Testing Every Cat engine is full-load tested to ensure proper engine performance.

Product Support Offered Through Global Cat Dealer Network


More than 2,200 dealer outlets; Caterpillar factory-trained dealer technicians service every aspect of your petroleum engine; Caterpillar parts and labor warranty; Preventive maintenance agreements available for repair before-failure options; S•O•SSM program matches your oil and coolant samples against Caterpillar set standards to determine: Internal engine component condition / Presence of unwanted fluids / Presence of combustion by-products / Site-specific oil change interval

Over 80 Years of Engine Manufacturing Experience


Ownership of these manufacturing processes enables Caterpillar to produce high quality, dependable products; Manufacturing of cast engine blocks, heads, cylinder liners, and flywheel housings; Machine critical components; Assemble complete engine

Web Site


For all your petroleum power requirements, visit www.cat.com/oilandgas

EQUIPMENT
Standard Equipment

AIR INLET SYSTEM
  • Separate Circuit aftercooler core, corrosion resistant coated (air side) Air cleaner, regular duty Dual Turbochargers, 152 mm (6 in) OD straight connection
CONTROL SYSTEM
  • Caterpillar A-III Electronic Engine Control, LH with Electronic Unit Injector Fuel System Rigid Wiring Harness (10 amp DC power required to drive Electronic Engine Control Module)
COOLING SYSTEM
  • Outlet controlled thermostat and housing, full open temperature 92°C (198°F)
  • Jacket water pump, gear driven
  • Single water outlet connection, includes flange: 143 mm (5.6")
  • Aftercooler fresh water cooling pump (SCAC), gear driven centrifugal
  • SCAC pump circuit contains a thermostat to keep the aftercooler coolant from falling below 30°C (85°F)
EXHAUST SYSTEM
  • Dry gas tight exhaust manifolds with heat shields Dual Turbochargers with watercooled bearings and heat shields Exhaust outlet, vertical, 203 mm (8 in) round flanged outlet
FLYWHEELS & FLYWHEEL HOUSINGS
  • Flywheel, SAE No. 00, 183 teeth Flywheel housing, SAE No. 00
FUEL SYSTEM
  • Fuel filter
  • Fuel transfer pump
  • Electronically Controlled Unit Injectors
  • Fuel priming pump, LH
  • Rigid fuel return line with customer connection point as base of engine
INSTRUMENTATION
  • Overspeed shutdown notification light, Emergency stop notification light
  • Graphical Unit (Marine Power Display) for analog or digital display of:
LUBE SYSTEM
  • Crankcase breather, top mounted
  • Oil cooler
  • Oil filter and dipstick, LH
  • Oil pump, gear-type
  • Oil pan drain valve, 2" NPT female connection
PROTECTION SYSTEM
  • A-III Electronic Monitoring System provides customer programmable engine de-ration strategies to protect against adverse operating conditions
  • Emergency stop push button (located in Electronic Instrument Panel) Safety shutoff protection:
STARTING SYSTEM
  • Air starting motor, RH, 620 to 1034 kPa (90 to 150 psi), LH control
  • Air silencer
GENERAL
  • Paint, Caterpillar yellow, with black rails
  • Vibration damper and guard
  • Lifting eyes
  • Engine and generator, three-point mounted to sub-base
  • Lift provisions on base
  • Oil drain extension
  • Engine length drip pan

Optional Equipment

AIR INLET SYSTEM
  • Remote Air Inlet Adapters
CHARGING SYSTEM
  • Battery Chargers
  • Charging Alternators
CONTROL SYSTEM
  • Load Sharing module
  • Local speed throttle control
  • Direct rack control interface, 0-200 mA DC control
COOLING SYSTEM
  • Coolant level sensors
  • Connections
  • Air separator
EXHAUST SYSTEM
  • Flexible fittings
  • Elbows
  • Flanges
  • Flange and exhaust expanders
  • Mufflers
FUEL SYSTEM
  • Fuel Cooler
  • Primary fuel filter
  • Fuel filters
  • Duplex fuel filters
  • Fuel level switch
GENERATOR ATTACHMENTS
  • Air filter — generator
  • Bearing temperature detectors
  • Cable access box
  • Manual voltage control
INSTRUMENTATION
  • PL1000T Communication Module
  • PL1000E Communication Module
  • Customer Interface Box
  • Remote panel display
  • Remote cylinder temperature display
  • Exhaust temperature thermocouples
  • Discrete I/O module
  • Intake manifold temperature sensors
  • Oil temperature sensor
LUBE SYSTEM
  • Duplex oil filter
  • Bypass centrifugal oil filter
  • 500-hour oil pan
  • Emergency lube oil connections
  • Oil level regulator
  • Prelube
  • Sump pump
MOUNTING SYSTEM
  • Vibration isolators
POWER TAKE-OFFS
  • Auxiliary drive shafts and pulleys
STARTING SYSTEM
  • Air or electric starting motor
  • Redundant start with select switch
PROTECTION SYSTEM
  • Spray shielding
  • Crankcase explosion relief valve
  • Metal particle detector
GENERAL
  • Jacket water heater

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