New | 3608 Generator Set (Medium Speed)

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Generator Set Specifications
Minimum Rating1830 ekW
Maximum Rating2660 ekW
Emissions/Fuel StrategyLow Fuel Consumption
Frequency60 Hz
Speed720 & 900 rpm
Duty CycleStandby, Prime, Continuous
Engine Specifications
Engine Model3608 I-8,4-Stroke Water-Cooled Diesel
Bore11 in
Stroke11.8 in
Displacement9064 in³
Compression Ratio13:01
AspirationTA
Fuel SystemDirect unit injection
Governor TypeGenerator Set Monitoring System (GMS)
Generator Set Dimensions
Length - Maximum404 in
Width - Maximum99.62 in
Height - Maximum156.6 in
Dry Weight - Genset (maximum)91050 lb

Cat Diesel Engine

  • Reliable, rugged, durable design
  • Field-proven in thousands of applications worldwide
  • Four-stroke-cycle diesel engine combines consistent performance and excellent fuel economy with minimum weight
  • Generator

  • Matched to the performance and output characteristics of Cat engines
  • Industry leading mechanical and electrical design
  • Industry leading motor starting capabilities
  • High Efficiency
  • World Wide Product Support

    Cat dealers provide extensive post-sale support including maintenance and repair agreements. Cat dealers have over 1,800 dealer branch stores operating in 200 countries. The Caterpillar S•O•S℠ program cost effectively detects internal engine component condition, even the presence of unwanted fluids and combustion by-products

    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

    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

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