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Cat

3608 Generator Set (Medium Speed)

Maximum Rating

2660 ekW

Minimum Rating

1830 ekW

Emissions/Fuel Strategy

Low Fuel Consumption

Overview

Producing reliable power from 1830 to 2660 ekW at 60 Hz, our 3608 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% rated load in one step. The generator set is certified for low fuel consumption.

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Specifications

  • Generator Set Specifications
    Spec Value
    Maximum Rating 2660 ekW
    Minimum Rating 1830 ekW
    Emissions/Fuel Strategy Low Fuel Consumption
    Frequency 60 Hz
    Speed 720 & 900 rpm
    Duty Cycle Standby, Prime, Continuous
  • Engine Specifications
    Spec Value
    Engine Model 3608 I-8,4-Stroke Water-Cooled Diesel
    Bore 11 in
    Stroke 11.8 in
    Displacement 9064 in³
    Compression Ratio 13:01
    Aspiration TA
    Fuel System Direct unit injection
    Governor Type Generator Set Monitoring System (GMS)
  • Generator Set Dimensions
    Spec Value
    Length - Maximum 404 in
    Width - Maximum 99.62 in
    Height - Maximum 156.6 in
    Dry Weight - Genset (maximum) 91050 lb

Standard Equipment

Air Inlet System

  • Aftercooler, fresh water, corrosion resistant coated (air side)
  • Air inlet shutoff
  • Turbocharger, watercooled (720 rpm and HFO), engine oil lubricated
  • Breather, crankcase, top-mounted

Cooling System

  • Engine coolant water drains
  • Water temperature regulator
  • Jacket water thermostats

Exhaust System

  • Includes adapter, Flexible exhaust fitting
  • 457 mm (18 in) Cat bolt pattern
  • Dry, gas tight, exhaust manifold

Fuel System

  • Simplex or Duplex

Generator System

  • Custom generator per generator data sheet completed by dealer

Governor System

  • UG Actuator

Lube System

  • Oil filler and dipstick
  • Service side engine mounted on cylinder block inspection covers
  • Wet oil sump. Includes engine-driven main lubrication & oil pumps, Oil Lines and Oil Pan
  • Centrifugal oil filters with single shutoff
  • Oil pressure regulating valve
  • Crankcase explosion relief valves

Mounting System

  • Engine and generator mounting
  • Damper, torsional vibration

Starting / Charging System

  • Air silencer
  • One motor, engine mounted at rear, on left side
  • Vane type air starter
  • Line group for single point custom connection

General:

  • Gear driven pumps: Fuel, Oil, Jacket water, Aftercooler / Oil cooler water
  • Paint, Caterpillar yellow

Optional Equipment

Air Inlet System

  • Heavy duty air cleaner
  • Air inlet adapter
  • Boost control valve
  • Air cleaner louver assembly
  • Vertical support bracket
  • Soot filter

Cooling System

  • Auxiliary water pump
  • Heating aids
  • Cooling system aids
  • Expansion tank

Exhaust System

  • Weld flange and related hardware
  • Flexible exhaust fittings

Fuel System

  • Fuel priming pump
  • Duplex primary fuel strainer
  • Fuel system connections

Generator System

  • Class F insulation
  • Anti-condensation space heaters
  • 3 Phase, six Leads, WYE
  • Winding temperature detectors
  • Busbar connections

Governor System

  • Battery backup / Power supply
  • 2301 A load share
  • Electronic / actuators
  • Digital programmers
  • EGB actuator
  • 723 Plus

Lube System

  • Lube ANSI adapter (Emergency connection)
  • Oil pan drain valve

Mounting System

  • Spring type vibration isolator
  • Non-vertically restrained
  • Vertically restrained
  • Isolator

Starting / Charging System

  • Pressure reducing valve
  • Compressed air flex hose

General:

  • Custom paint colors