3508C Offshore Generator Set

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Product Design


 - Developed specifically to meet the demands of oil and gas applications
 - Proven reliability and durability
 - Robust diesel strength design prolongs life and lowers owning and operating costs
 - Market-leading power density
 - Designed to perform in oilfield conditions, including high ambient and high altitude applications
 - Long overhaul life proven in oilfield applications
 - Core engine components designed for reconditioning and reuse at overhaul

Ease of Installation


 - Inner-outer base mounting configuration simplifies rig integration
 - Wide range of attachments enable configuration flexibility
 - Inner base three-point generator mounting maintains factory alignment
 - Single lifting point simplifies installation work

Advanced Digital Engine Management


 - ADEM A3 engine management system provided engine control, monitoring, and protection.

Safety


 - E-stop pushbutton on instrument panel
 - Air shutoff and explosion relief valves available
 - Configurable alarm, derate, and shutdown set points
 - Extra alarms, inputs, and outputs available

Custom Packaging

For any petroleum application, trust Caterpillar to meet your project needs with custom factory generator sets and mechanical packages. Cat engines, generators, controls, radiators, and transmissions can be custom designed and matched in collaboration with our local dealers to create unique solutions. Custom packages are globally supported and are covered by a one year warranty after startup.

Product Support Offered Through the Global Cat Dealer Network


 - More than 2,200 dealer outlets
 - Cat factory-trained dealer technicians service everyaspect of your Cat petroleum product
 - Worldwide parts availability, service, and warranty
 - Preventive maintenance agreements available for repairbefore-failure options
 - S•O•SSM program matches your oil and coolant samplesagainst Caterpillar set standards to determine:
 • Internal engine component condition
 • Presence of unwanted fluids
 • Presence of combustion by-products
 • Site-specific oil change interval

Over 80 Years of Engine Manufacturing Experience

Ownership of these manufacturing processes enablesCaterpillar to produce high quality, dependable products.

Web Site

For all your petroleum power requirements, visit www.catoilandgasinfo.com.

Engine Specifications
Minimum Rating 639.0 ekW (799.0 kVa)
Maximum Rating 779.0 ekW (974.0 kVa)
Emissions IMO Tier II

Standard Equipment

  • AIR INLET SYSTEM
    • Aftercooler core — corrosion resistant coating
    • Air cleaners — dual element, installed
    • Air inlet shutoff
  • CONTROL SYSTEM
    • Caterpillar A-III electronic engine control
    • Rigid wiring harness (MCS)
  • COOLING SYSTEM
    • Outlet controlled thermostat and housing
    • Jacket water pump — gear-driven, flanged single outlet
    • Aftercooler fresh water cooling pump — gear-drivencentrifugal
    • SCAC pump circuit with thermostat
    • Single water outlet connection
  • EXHAUST SYSTEM
    • Dry gas-tight exhaust manifolds with heat shields, dualturbochargers with water-cooled bearings and heat shields
    • Flexible exhaust fitting/weldable exhaust flange
  • FLYWHEELS & FLYWHEEL HOUSINGS
    • Flywheel, SAE No. 00
    • 183 teeth
    • Flywheel housing, SAE No. 00
    • MCS approved coupling and generator hub
  • FUEL SYSTEM
    • Fuel filter — LH
    • Fuel transfer and priming pumps
    • Electronically Controlled Unit Injectors
    • Flexible fuel lines
    • Hard fuel return line for MCS requirements
  • INSTRUMENTATION
    • Graphic unit (Marine Power Display), LH for analogor digital display of: engine oil and fuel pressure,engine water temperature, system DC voltage, airinlet restriction, RH & LH exhaust temperature, oil andfuel filter differential, service meter, engine speed,instantaneous fuel consumption, total fuel consumed
    • Operator programmable display, monitoring, alarms andshutdowns
  • LUBE SYSTEM
    • Crankcase breather — top mounted
    • Deep sump oil pan — 1000 hour
    • Lube oil
    • Oil drain and valve
    • Oil filler and dipstick
    • Oil filter — cartridge-type, LH
    • Oil pump — gear-type
  • MOUNTING SYSTEM
    • Engine and generator three-point mounted into outer base
    • Oil drain extension
    • Oil drip pan
  • PROTECTION SYSTEM
    • A-III Electronic Monitoring System provides customer programmableengine de-ration strategies to protect against adverse operatingconditions
      • Oil pressure and water temperature(non-redundant, uses OP and WT sensors).Overspeed (redundant and independent of engine governing system)
  • STARTING SYSTEM
    • Air starting motor — RH
    • Electric start control
    • Air silencer
  • GENERAL
    • Vibration damper and guard
    • Lifting eyes
    • Paint, Cat yellow

Optional Equipment

  • EXHAUST SYSTEM
    • Mufflers — spark arresting
  • CONTROL SYSTEM
    • Direct rack control interface
  • COOLING SYSTEM
    • Heat exchanger cooling (front engine-mounted includingexpansion tank)
  • FUEL SYSTEM
    • Duplex fuel filters
    • Primary fuel filter
    • Fuel cooler — titanium plate type
    • Fuel/water separator
  • LUBE SYSTEM
    • Duplex oil filters
    • Bypass centrifugal oil filters
    • 15° and 25° tilt capability
    • Air prelube
  • PROTECTION SYSTEM
    • Crankcase explosion relief valves
    • Metal particle detector
  • INSTRUMENTATION
    • Pyrometer and cylinder thermocouples
    • Air cleaner restriction sensors(2),
    • Intake manifold temperature sensor
    • Lubricating oil temperature sensor
    • Fuel filter differential pressure sensors
    • PL1000
  • STARTING SYSTEM
    • Redundant start with selector switch (air-electric, air-air,air-hydraulic, or electric-hydraulic)
  • GENERAL
    • Marine Society and IMO certificates
    • Jacket water heaters

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