3606 (50 Hz)

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Generator Set Specifications

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

Generator Set Configurations

  • Emissions/Fuel Strategy Low Fuel Consumption Low Fuel Consumption

Engine Specifications

  • Engine Model 3606 I-6,4-Stroke Water-Cooled Diesel 3606 I-6,4-Stroke Water-Cooled Diesel
  • Compression Ratio 13:1 13:1
  • Aspiration TA TA
  • Governor Type Generator Set Monitoring System (GMS) Generator Set Monitoring System (GMS)
  • Fuel System Direct unit injection Direct unit injection
  • Bore 11.0 in 280.0 mm
  • Displacement 1127.0 in³ 18.5 l
  • Stroke 11.8 in 300.0 mm
  • Total Displacement 6762.0 in³ 111.0 l

Cat Generator Set Monitoring System (GSM)

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

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

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