3608 Generator Set (Medium Speed)

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

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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

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Full Range of Attachments

  • Air Inlet System
    • Aftercooler, fresh water, corrosion resistant coated (air side)
    • Air inlet shutoff
    • Turbocharger, watercooled (720 rpm and HFO), engine oil lubricated
    • Breather, crankcase, top-mounted
  • Cooling System
    • Engine coolant water drains
    • Water temperature regulator
    • Jacket water thermostats
  • Exhaust System
    • Includes adapter, Flexible exhaust fitting
    • 457 mm (18 in) Cat bolt pattern
    • Dry, gas tight, exhaust manifold
  • Fuel System
    • Simplex or Duplex
  • Generator System
    • Custom generator per generator data sheet completed by dealer
  • Governor System
    • UG Actuator
  • Lube System
    • Oil filler and dipstick
    • Service side engine mounted on cylinder block inspection covers
    • Wet oil sump. Includes engine-driven main lubrication & oil pumps, Oil Lines and Oil Pan
    • Centrifugal oil filters with single shutoff
    • Oil pressure regulating valve
    • Crankcase explosion relief valves
  • Mounting System
    • Engine and generator mounting
    • Damper, torsional vibration
  • Starting / Charging System
    • Air silencer
    • One motor, engine mounted at rear, on left side
    • Vane type air starter
    • Line group for single point custom connection
  • General:
    • Gear driven pumps: Fuel, Oil, Jacket water, Aftercooler / Oil cooler water
    • Paint, Caterpillar yellow
  • Air Inlet System
    • Heavy duty air cleaner
    • Air inlet adapter
    • Boost control valve
    • Air cleaner louver assembly
    • Vertical support bracket
    • Soot filter
  • Cooling System
    • Auxiliary water pump
    • Heating aids
    • Cooling system aids
    • Expansion tank
  • Exhaust System
    • Weld flange and related hardware
    • Flexible exhaust fittings
  • Fuel System
    • Fuel priming pump
    • Duplex primary fuel strainer
    • Fuel system connections
  • Generator System
    • Class F insulation
    • Anti-condensation space heaters
    • 3 Phase, six Leads, WYE
    • Winding temperature detectors
    • Busbar connections
  • Governor System
    • Battery backup / Power supply
    • 2301 A load share
    • Electronic / actuators
    • Digital programmers
    • EGB actuator
    • 723 Plus
  • Lube System
    • Lube ANSI adapter (Emergency connection)
    • Oil pan drain valve
  • Mounting System
    • Spring type vibration isolator
    • Non-vertically restrained
    • Vertically restrained
    • Isolator
  • Starting / Charging System
    • Pressure reducing valve
    • Compressed air flex hose
  • General:
    • Custom paint colors
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