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3606 (50 Hz) Standard Equipment

Air Inlet System
  • Aftercooler, fresh water, corrosion resistant coated (air side)
  • Air inlet shutoff
  • Breather, crankcase, top-mounted
  • Turbocharger, watercooled (750 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

  • Paint, Caterpillar Yellow
  • Gear driven Pumps: Fuel, Oil, Jacket Water, Aftercooler / Oil Cooler Water

3606 (50 Hz) Optional Equipment

Air Inlet System
  • Air Cleaner
  • 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

  • Custom Paint Colors


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

Generator Set Specifications

Minimum Rating 1775 kVA 1775 kVA Less
Maximum Rating 2688 kVA 2688 kVA Less
Frequency 50 Hz 50 Hz Less
Speed 750 & 1000 RPM 750 & 1000 RPM Less

Generator Set Configurations

Emissions/Fuel Strategy Low Fuel Consumption Low Fuel Consumption Less

Engine Specifications

Engine Model 3606 I-6,4-Stroke Water-Cooled Diesel 3606 I-6,4-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
Total Displacement 6762.0 in3 111.0 L Less
Stroke 11.8 in 300.0 mm Less


  • Matched to the performance and output characteristics of Cat engines
  • Industry leading mechanical and electrical design
  • Industry leading motor starting capabilities
  • High Efficiency
  • 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
  • Cat Generator Set Monitoring System (GSM)

    • Simple user friendly and navigation
    • Provides protection, monitoring and control of the diesel generator set
    • Redundant shutdown protection

    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

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