3608 Generator Set (Medium Speed)

Overview
Bore
11 in
Displacement
1,127 in3
Stroke
12 in

Caterpillar is leading the power generation marketplace with Power Solutions engineered to deliver unmatched flexibility, expandability,reliability, and cost-effectiveness.

Engine Specifications

Bore
11 in
Displacement
1,127 in3
Stroke
12 in
Aspiration
TA
Fuel System
Direct unit injection
Engine Model
3608 I-8,4-Stroke Water-Cooled Diesel
Total Displacement
9,064 in³
Compression Ratio
13:01
Governor Type
Generator Set Monitoring System (GMS)
Aspiration
TA
Fuel System
Direct unit injection
Bore
11 in
Displacement
9,064 in³
Stroke
12 in
Fuel System
9,064 in³

Generator Set Specifications

Minimum Rating
1830 ekW
Maximum Rating
2660 ekW
Frequency
60 Hz
Speed
720 & 900 rpm
Emissions/Fuel Strategy
Low Fuel Consumption
Duty Cycle
Standby, Prime, Continuous

Generator Set Dimensions

Length - Maximum
404 in
Width - Maximum
100 in
Height - Maximum
157 in
Dry Weight - Genset (maximum)
91,050 lb

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
  • 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
  • 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

    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

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

    • 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
      • Heating aids
      • Cooling system aids
      • Auxiliary water pump
      • Expansion tank
    • 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
      • Pressure reducing valve
      • Compressed air flex hose
    • General:
      • Paint, Caterpillar yellow
      • Gear driven pumps: Fuel, Oil, Jacket water, Aftercooler / Oil cooler water
      • Custom paint colors
    • Air Inlet System
      • Soot filter
      • Air cleaner louver assembly
      • Vertical support bracket
      • Heavy duty air cleaner
      • Air inlet adapter
      • Boost control valve
    • Exhaust System
      • 457 mm (18 in) Cat bolt pattern
      • Dry, gas tight, exhaust manifold
      • Includes adapter, Flexible exhaust fitting
      • Flexible exhaust fittings
      • Weld flange and related hardware
    • Fuel System
      • Simplex or Duplex
      • Fuel priming pump
      • Duplex primary fuel strainer
      • Fuel system connections
    • Generator System
      • Custom generator per generator data sheet completed by dealer
      • 3 Phase, six Leads, WYE
      • Class F insulation
      • Busbar connections
      • Winding temperature detectors
      • Anti-condensation space heaters
    • Governor System
      • UG Actuator
      • Electronic / actuators
      • Digital programmers
      • Battery backup / Power supply
      • 2301 A load share
      • 723 Plus
      • EGB 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
      • Oil pan drain valve
      • Lube ANSI adapter (Emergency connection)
    • Mounting System
      • Damper, torsional vibration
      • Engine and generator mounting
      • Isolator
      • Spring type vibration isolator
      • Vertically restrained
      • Non-vertically restrained
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