3608 Generator Set (Medium Speed)

Overview

Caterpillar is leading the power generation marketplace with Power Solutions engineered to deliver unmatched flexibility, expandability,reliability, and cost-effectiveness.

Cat Diesel Engine
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
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
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
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
Cat Diesel Engine
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
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
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
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

Engine Specifications

Bore
11in
Displacement
1127in3
Stroke
11.8in
Aspiration
TA
Fuel System
Direct unit injection
Engine Model
3608 I-8,4-Stroke Water-Cooled Diesel
Total Displacement
9064in³
Compression Ratio
13:01
Governor Type
Generator Set Monitoring System (GMS)
Aspiration
TA
Fuel System
Direct unit injection
Bore
11in
Displacement
9064in³
Stroke
11.8in
Fuel System
9064in³

Generator Set Specifications

Minimum Rating
2363 kVA
Maximum Rating
3575 kVA
Frequency
50 Hz
Speed
750 & 1000 rpm
Emissions/Fuel Strategy
Low Fuel Consumption
Duty Cycle
Standby, Prime, Continuous

Generator Set Dimensions

Height - Maximum
156.6in
Length - Maximum
404in
Dry Weight - Genset (maximum)
91050lb
Width - Maximum
99.62in

Standard/Optional Features

Standard Equipment:

  • Air Inlet System
    • Breather, crankcase, top-mounted
    • Aftercooler, fresh water, corrosion resistant coated (air side)
    • Turbocharger, watercooled (750 rpm and HFO), engine oil lubricated
    • Air inlet shutoff
  • Cooling System
    • Water temperature regulator
    • Jacket water thermostats
    • Engine coolant water drains
  • 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
    • Service side engine mounted on cylinder block inspection covers
    • Centrifugal oil filters with single shutoff
    • Crankcase explosion relief valves
    • Wet oil sump. Includes engine-driven main lubrication & oil pumps, Oil Lines and Oil Pan
    • Oil filler and dipstick
    • Oil pressure regulating valve
  • Mounting System
    • Engine and generator mounting
    • Damper, torsional vibration
  • Starting / Charging System
    • Line group for single point custom connection
    • Air silencer
    • One motor, engine mounted at rear, on left side
    • Vane type air starter
  • General:
    • Paint, Caterpillar yellow
    • Gear driven pumps: Fuel, Oil, Jacket water, Aftercooler / Oil cooler water

Optional Equipment:

  • Air Inlet System
    • Air cleaner louver assembly
    • Air inlet adapter
    • Heavy duty air cleaner
    • Vertical support bracket
    • Soot filter
    • Boost control valve
  • Cooling System
    • Expansion tank
    • Auxiliary water pump
    • Heating aids
    • Cooling system aids
  • Exhaust System
    • Flexible exhaust fittings
    • Weld flange and related hardware
  • Fuel System
    • Duplex primary fuel strainer
    • Fuel priming pump
    • Fuel system connections
  • Generator System
    • Winding temperature detectors
    • Anti-condensation space heaters
    • Busbar connections
    • 3 Phase, six Leads, WYE
    • Class F insulation
  • Governor System
    • Digital programmers
    • 2301 A load share
    • 723 Plus
    • EGB actuator
    • Electronic / actuators
    • Battery backup / Power supply
  • Lube System
    • Oil pan drain valve
    • Lube ANSI adapter (Emergency connection)
  • 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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