3608 Generator Set (Medium Speed)

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
  • Generator

  • Matched to the performance and output characteristics of Cat engines
  • Industry leading mechanical and electrical design
  • Industry leading motor starting capabilities
  • High Efficiency
  • 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

    Full Range of Attachments

    Wide range of bolt-on system expansion attachments, factory designed and tested Flexible packaging options for easy and cost effective installation

    Generator Set Specifications
    Minimum Rating 1830 ekW
    Maximum Rating 2660 ekW
    Frequency 60 Hz
    Speed 720 & 900 rpm
    Generator Set Configurations
    Emissions/Fuel Strategy Low Fuel Consumption
    Engine Specifications
    Engine Model 3608 I-8,4-Stroke Water-Cooled Diesel
    Compression Ratio 13:1
    Aspiration TA
    Governor Type Generator Set Monitoring System (GMS)
    Fuel System Direct unit injection
    Bore 280 mm (11 in)
    Displacement 18.5 l (1127 inu00b3)
    Stroke 300 mm (11.8 in)
    Total Displacement 148 l (9064 inu00b3)

    Standard Equipment

    • Air Inlet System
      • Aftercooler, fresh water, corrosion resistant coated (air side)
      • Air inlet shutoff
      • Breather, crankcase, top-mounted
      • Turbocharger, watercooled (720 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
    • General:
      • Paint, Caterpillar yellow
      • Gear driven pumps: Fuel, Oil, Jacket water, Aftercooler / Oil cooler water

    Optional Equipment

    • Air Inlet System
      • 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
      • Busbar 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
    • General:
      • Custom paint colors

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