3606 Generator Set (Medium Speed)

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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
SR5 Alternator
SR5 Alternator
  • 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
SR5 Alternator
SR5 Alternator
  • 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
3606 I-6,4-Stroke Water-Cooled Diesel
Total Displacement
6762in³
Compression Ratio
13:01
Governor Type
Generator Set Monitoring System (GMS)
Aspiration
TA
Fuel System
Direct unit injection
Bore
11in
Displacement
111in³
Stroke
11.8in
Fuel System
6762in³

Generator Set Specifications

Minimum Rating
1650 ekW
Maximum Rating
2000 ekW
Frequency
60 Hz
Speed
900 rpm
Emissions/Fuel Strategy
Low Fuel Consumption
Duty Cycle
Standby, Prime, Continuous

Generator Set Dimensions

Height - Maximum
156.6in
Length - Maximum
404in
Width - Maximum
99.62in
Dry Weight - Genset (maximum)
74970lb

Standard/Optional Features

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

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Engine Model
3606 I-6,4-Stroke Water-Cooled Diesel
Maximum Rating
2000 ekW
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Engine Model
C1.1, In-line 4, 4-cycle diesel
Voltage
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Maximum Rating
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C1.5 (60 Hz) Diesel Generator Sets

Engine Model
Cat® C1.5
Voltage
110 to 415 Volts
Maximum Rating
13.2 ekW
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