3406C (50 Hz)

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Generator Set Specifications

  • Minimum Rating 275 kVA 275 kVA
  • Maximum Rating 400 kVA 400 kVA
  • Voltage 220 to 480 Volts 220 to 480 Volts
  • Frequency 50 Hz 50 Hz
  • Speed 1500 RPM 1500 RPM

Generator Set Configurations

  • Emissions/Fuel Strategy Low Fuel Consumption Low Fuel Consumption

Engine Specifications

  • Engine Model 3406C TA, I-6, 4-Stroke Water-Cooled Diesel 3406C TA, I-6, 4-Stroke Water-Cooled Diesel
  • Compression Ratio 14.5:1 14.5:1
  • Aspiration TA TA
  • Governor Type Hydra-mechanical Hydra-mechanical
  • Fuel System P&L P&L
  • Bore 5.4 in 137.2 mm
  • Displacement 893.39 in³ 14.64 l
  • Stroke 6.5 in 165.1 mm

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
  • UL 2200 / CSA - Optional

  • UL 2200 listed packages
  • CSA Certified
  • Certain restrictions may apply.
  • Consult with your Cat® Dealer.
  • 3406C (50 Hz) Standard Equipment

    Air Inlet

    • Air Cleaner


    • Package mounted radiator


    • Exhaust flange outlet


    • Primary fuel filter with integral water separator
    • Secondary fuel filter
    • Fuel priming pump


    • Matched to the performance and output characteristics of Cat engines
    • Load adjustment module provides engine relief upon load impact and improves load acceptance and recovery time
    • IP23 Protection

    Power Termination

    • Bus Bar

    Control Panel

    • EMCP 4 Genset Controller


    • Rubber vibration isolators


    • 24 volt starting motor
    • Batteries


    • Paint - Caterpillar Yellow except rails and radiators gloss black

    3406C (50 Hz) Optional Equipment


    • Industrial, Residential, Critical Mufflers


    • Excitation: [ ] Permanent Magnet Excited (PM) [ ] Internally Excited (IE)
    • Anti-condensation heater
    • Oversize and premium generators

    Power Termination

    • Circuit breakers, UL listed
    • Circuit breakers, IEC compliant

    Control Panels

    • EMCP (4.2) (4.3) (4.4)
    • Local & remote annunciator modules
    • Load share module
    • Digital I/O module
    • Remote monitoring software


    • Battery chargers
    • Oversize batteries
    • Jacket water heater
    • Heavy-duty starting system
    • Charging alternator


    • The following options are based on regional and product configuration:
    • Seismic Certification per applicable building codes: IBC 2000, IBC 2003, IBC 2006, IBC 2009, CBC 2007
    • UL 2200 package
    • EU Certificate of Conformance (CE)
    • CSA Certification
    • EEC Declaration of Conformity
    • Narrow, Wide or Skid Base
    • Sound attenuated, weather protective or high ambient weather protective enclosure
    • Single or dual wall integral fuel tanks
    • Single or dual wall sub-base fuel tanks
    • Integral & sub-base UL listed dual wall fuel tanks
    • Automatic transfer switches (ATS)

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