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3508

3508 Standard Equipment

Air Inlet System

  • Aftercooler core, corrosion resistant coated (air side)
  • Air cleaner. Regular duty, dry, panel type with service indicators, turbocharger, jacket water aftercooled.
  • Turbocharger, rear mounted
  • Jacket water aftercooled

Control System

  • Governor, RH, 3161 with self contained synthetic oil sump
  • Air-fuel ratio control
  • Mechanical speed control, without torque control
  • Governor control
  • Positive locking

Cooling System

  • Thermostats and housing
  • Jacket water pump, centrifugal

Exhaust System

  • Exhaust manifold, dry

Flywheels and Flywheel Housing

  • SAE No. 0 flywheel
  • 151 flywheel teeth
  • SAE No. 0 flywheel housing
  • SAE standard rotation

Fuel System

  • Fuel filter, with service indicators, cartridge type with RH service
  • Fuel transfer pump

Instrumentation

  • Instrument Panel, RH
  • Engine oil pressure gauge
  • Fuel pressure gauge
  • Oil filter differential gauge
  • Jacket water temperature gauge
  • Service meter, electric
  • Tachometer

Lube System

  • Crankcase breather, top mounted
  • Oil cooler
  • Oil filler
  • Oil dipstick
  • Oil pump
  • Oil filter, cartridge type with RH service
  • Shallow oil pan
  • Fumes disposal (not installed)

Mounting System

  • Rails, mounting, engine length, 254 mm (10 in), industrial-type, C-channel.
  • Included on selected top level engines

Power Take Off

  • Accessory drive, upper RH
  • Front housing, single sided

Protection System

  • Junction box
  • Manual shutoff, RH
  • Safety shutoff protection, energized to shutdown
  • Low oil pressure, low idle 69 kPa (10 psi); high idle 207 kPa (30 psi)
  • Water temperature
  • Overspeed
  • 3161 governor solenoid energized to shutdown

Starting System

  • Starting switch

General

  • Vibration damper
  • Lifting eyes
  • Paint: Caterpillar yellow, with optional colors available at request

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Overview

For your largest power needs in any environment, Cat® 3508 Industrial Diesel Engines offer the unsurpassed performance and durability your customers need to keep their industrial applications and operations running. They deliver high power output, proven reliability and excellent fuel efficiency. These engines maintain low operating costs to keep your customers profitable for years to come. Industries and applications powered by 3508 engines include: Bore/Drill Rigs, Chippers/Grinders, Construction, Cranes, Dredgers, Forestry, General Industrial, Material Handling, Mining, Mobile Earthmoving Equipment, Pumps, Shovels/Draglines, Surface Hauling Equipment and Trenchers. 3508 engines, with ratings: 507-746 bkW (680-1000 bhp) @ 1200-1800 rpm, are non-certified. They are available for global non-regulated areas.

Power Rating

  • Minimum Power 680.0 BHP 507.0 bkW
  • Maximum Power 1000.0 BHP 746.0 bkW
  • Rated Speed 1200-1800 rpm 1200-1800 rpm

Emission Standards

  • Emissions Non-certified Non-certified

General

  • Engine Configuration V-8, 4-Stroke-Cycle Diesel V-8, 4-Stroke-Cycle Diesel
  • Bore 170 mm (6.7 in) 170 mm (6.7 in)
  • Stroke 190 mm (7.5 in) 190 mm (7.5 in)
  • Aspiration Turbocharged Aftercooled Turbocharged Aftercooled
  • Displacement 34.53 L (2107 in³) 34.53 L (2107 in³)
  • Compression Ratio 13.0:1 13.0:1
  • Rotation from Flywheel End Counterclockwise Counterclockwise
  • Lube System - Refill 424 L (448 qt) 424 L (448 qt)

Engine Dimensions - Approximate

  • Height 1720 mm (68 in) 1720 mm (68 in)
  • Length 2136 mm (84 in) 2136 mm (84 in)
  • Weight - Net Dry - Basic Operating Engine Without Optional Attachments 4309 kg (9500 lb) 4309 kg (9500 lb)
  • Width 1703 mm (67 in) 1703 mm (67 in)

Emissions

Non-certified rating. Available for global non-regulated areas.

Reliable, Quiet and Durable Power

World-class manufacturing capability and processes coupled with proven core engine designs assure reliability, quiet operation, and many hours of productive life.

Fuel Efficiency

Fuel consumption optimized to match operating cycles of a wide range of equipment and applications while maintaining low operating costs.

Quality

Every Cat engine is manufactured to stringent quality standards in order to assure customer satisfaction.

World-class Product Support Offered Through Global Cat Dealer Network

  • Scheduled maintenance, including SOSSM sample
  • Customer Support Agreements (CSA)
  • Caterpillar Extended Service Coverage (ESC)
  • Superior dealer service network
  • Extended dealer service network through the Cat Industrial Service Distributor (ISD) program

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