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Cat

3606 Generator Set (Medium Speed)

Maximum Rating

2688 kVA

Minimum Rating

1775 kVA

Emissions/Fuel Strategy

Low Fuel Consumption

Overview

Producing reliable power from 1963 to 2688 kVA at 50 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 2688 kVA
    Minimum Rating 1775 kVA
    Emissions/Fuel Strategy Low Fuel Consumption
    Frequency 50 Hz
    Speed 750 & 1000 rpm
    Duty Cycle Continuous
  • Engine Specifications
    Spec Value
    Engine Model 3606 I-6, 4-Stroke Water-Cooled Diesel
    Bore 11 in
    Stroke 11.8 in
    Displacement 6762 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
  • Air inlet shutoff
  • Turbocharger, watercooled (750 rpm and HFO), engine oil lubricated
  • Aftercooler, fresh water, corrosion resistant coated (air side)

Cooling System

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

Exhaust System

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

Fuel System

  • Simplex or Duplex

Generator System

  • Custom generator per generator data sheet completed by dealer

Governor System

  • UG Actuator

Lube System

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

Mounting System

  • Damper, torsional vibration
  • Engine and generator mounting

Starting / Charging System

  • One motor, engine mounted at rear, on left side
  • Vane type air starter
  • 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

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

Cooling System

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

Exhaust System

  • Weld flange and related hardware
  • Flexible exhaust fittings

Fuel System

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

Generator System

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

Governor System

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

Lube System

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

Mounting System

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

Starting / Charging System

  • Compressed air flex hose
  • Pressure reducing valve

General:

  • Custom paint colors