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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