3608 Generator Set (Medium Speed)

3608 Generator Set (Medium Speed)

3608 Generator Set (Medium Speed)

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Generator Set Specifications
Maximum Rating
3575 kVA
Minimum Rating
2363 kVA
Emissions/Fuel Strategy
Low Fuel Consumption
50 Hz
750 & 1000 rpm
Duty Cycle
Standby, Prime, Continuous
Engine Specifications
Engine Model
3608 I-8,4-Stroke Water-Cooled Diesel
Compression Ratio
Fuel System
Direct unit injection
Governor Type
Generator Set Monitoring System (GMS)
Generator Set Dimensions
Length - Maximum
Width - Maximum
Height - Maximum
Dry Weight - Genset (maximum)

Standard Equipment:

Air Inlet System
  • Breather, crankcase, top-mounted
  • Aftercooler, fresh water, corrosion resistant coated (air side)
  • Turbocharger, watercooled (750 rpm and HFO), engine oil lubricated
  • Air inlet shutoff
Cooling System
  • Water temperature regulator
  • Jacket water thermostats
  • Engine coolant water drains
Exhaust System
  • 457 mm (18 in) Cat bolt pattern
  • Includes adapter, flexible exhaust fitting
  • 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
  • Service side engine mounted on cylinder block inspection covers
  • Centrifugal oil filters with single shutoff
  • Crankcase explosion relief valves
  • Wet oil sump. Includes engine-driven main lubrication and oil pumps, oil lines and oil pan
  • Oil filler and dipstick
  • Oil pressure regulating valve
Mounting System
  • Engine and generator mounting
  • Damper, torsional vibration
Starting / Charging System
  • Line group for single point custom connection
  • Air silencer
  • One motor, engine mounted at rear, on left side
  • Vane type air starter
  • Paint, Caterpillar yellow
  • Gear driven pumps: Fuel/oil/jacket water/Aftercooler/Oil cooler water

Optional Equipment:

Air Inlet System
  • Air cleaner louver assembly
  • Air inlet adapter
  • Heavy duty air cleaner
  • Vertical support bracket
  • Soot filter
  • Boost control valve
Cooling System
  • Expansion tank
  • Auxiliary water pump
  • Heating aids
  • Cooling system aids
Exhaust System
  • Flexible exhaust fittings
  • Weld flange and related hardware
Fuel System
  • Duplex primary fuel strainer
  • Fuel priming pump
  • Fuel system connections
Generator System
  • Winding temperature detectors
  • Anti-condensation space heaters
  • Busbar connections
  • 3 Phase, six Leads, WYE
  • Class F insulation
Governor System
  • Digital programmers
  • 2301 A load share
  • 723 Plus
  • EGB actuator
  • Electronic/actuators
  • Battery backup/power supply
Lube System
  • Oil pan drain valve
  • Lube ANSI adapter (Emergency connection)
Mounting System
  • Spring type vibration isolators
  • Non-vertically restrained
  • Vertically restrained
  • Isolator
Starting / Charging System
  • Pressure reducing valve
  • Compressed air flex hose
  • Custom paint colors

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