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Overview

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

Generator Set Specifications

Units:
Minimum Rating 1830 ekW 1830 ekW Less
Maximum Rating 2660 ekW 2660 ekW Less
Frequency 60 Hz 60 Hz Less
Speed 720 & 900 RPM 720 & 900 RPM Less

Generator Set Configurations

Emissions/Fuel Strategy Low Fuel Consumption Low Fuel Consumption Less

Engine Specifications

Engine Model 3608 I-8,4-Stroke Water-Cooled Diesel 3608 I-8,4-Stroke Water-Cooled Diesel Less
Compression Ratio 13:1 13:1 Less
Aspiration TA TA Less
Governor Type Generator Set Monitoring System (GMS) Generator Set Monitoring System (GMS) Less
Fuel System Direct unit injection Direct unit injection Less
Bore 11.0 in 280.0 mm Less
Displacement 1127.0 in³ 18.5 l Less
Stroke 11.8 in 300.0 mm Less
Total Displacement 9064.0 in³ 148.0 l Less

3608 (60 Hz) Standard Equipment

Air Inlet System
  • Aftercooler, fresh water, corrosion resistant coated (air side)
  • Air inlet shutoff
  • Breather, crankcase, top-mounted
  • Turbocharger, watercooled (720 rpm and HFO), engine oil lubricated

Cooling System
  • Engine coolant water drains
  • Water Temperature Regulator
  • 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
  • Centrifugal Oil Filters with Single Shutoff
  • Service Side Engine mounted on Cylinder Block Inspection Covers
  • Wet Oil Sump. Includes engine-driven main Lubrication & Oil pumps, Oil Lines and Oil Pan
  • Oil Filler and Dipstick
  • Oil Pressure Regulating Valve
  • Crankcase Explosion Relief Valves

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

3608 (60 Hz) Optional Equipment

Air Inlet System
  • Soot Filter
  • Air cleaner Louver Assembly
  • Vertical Support Bracket
  • Heavy Duty Air Cleaner
  • Air Inlet Adapter
  • Boost Control Valve

Cooling System
  • Heating Aids
  • Cooling System Aids
  • Auxiliary Water Pump
  • Expansion Tank

Exhaust System
  • Flexible Exhaust Fittings
  • Weld Flange and Related Hardware

Fuel System
  • Fuel Priming Pump
  • Duplex Primary Fuel Strainer
  • Fuel System Connections

Generator System
  • 3 Phase, Six Leads, WYE
  • Class F Insulation
  • Bus Bar Connections
  • Winding Temperature Detectors
  • Anti-condensation Space Heaters

Governor System
  • Electronic / Actuators
  • Digital Programmers
  • Battery Backup / Power Supply
  • 2301 A Load Share
  • 723 Plus
  • EGB Actuator

Lube System
  • Oil Pan Drain Valve
  • Lube ANSI Adapter (Emergency connection)

Mounting System
  • Isolator
  • Spring Type Vibration Isolator
  • Vertically Restrained
  • Non-vertically Restrained

Starting / Charging System
  • Pressure Reducing Valve
  • Compressed Air Flex Hose

General:
  • Custom Paint Colors

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