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3606 Generator Set (Medium Speed)

Maximum Rating

2000 ekW

Minimum Rating

1650 ekW

Emissions/Fuel Strategy

Low Fuel Consumption

Overview

Producing reliable power from 1650 to 2000 ekW at 60 Hz, our 3606 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 2000 ekW
    Minimum Rating 1650 ekW
    Emissions/Fuel Strategy Low Fuel Consumption
    Frequency 60 Hz
    Speed 900 rpm
    Duty Cycle Standby, Prime, Continuous
  • Engine Specifications
    Spec Value
    Engine Model 3606 I-6,4-Stroke Water-Cooled Diesel
    Bore 11 in
    Stroke 11.8 in
    Displacement 111 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) 74970 lb

Standard Equipment

Air Inlet System

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

Cooling System

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

Exhaust System

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

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

Mounting System

  • Damper, torsional vibration
  • Engine and generator mounting

Starting / Charging System

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

General:

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

Optional Equipment

Air Inlet System

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

Cooling System

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

Exhaust System

  • Weld flange and related hardware
  • Flexible exhaust fittings

Fuel System

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

Generator System

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

Governor System

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

Lube System

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

Mounting System

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

Starting / Charging System

  • Compressed air flex hose
  • Pressure reducing valve

General:

  • Custom paint colors