Cat® 3608 Industrial Diesel Engine

  • Overview
CALCULATE FINANCE

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

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
Power Rating
Maximum Power 2460 kW (3300 HP)
Minimum Power 2080 kW (2787 HP)
Rated Speed 800-1000 rpm
Emission Standards
Emissions Non-certified
General
Engine Configuration Inline 8, 4-Stroke-Cycle Diesel
Bore 280 mm (11 in)
Stroke 300 mm (11.8 in)
Aspiration Turbocharged Aftercooled
Displacement 147.8 l (9018 inu00b3)
Rotation from Flywheel End Counterclockwise
Engine Dimensions - Approximate
Height 2626 mm (103 in)
Length 4828 mm (190 in)
Width 1748 mm (69 in)
Weight - Net Dry - Basic Operating Engine Without Optional Attachments 19000 kg (41800 lb)

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. 00 flywheel
    • 183 flywheel teeth
    • SAE No. 00 flywheel housing
  • 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
  • Mounting System
    • Rails, mounting, engine length, 254 mm (10 in), industrial-type, C-channel.
  • 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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