2363kVA-3575kVA Cat 3608

Overview

The 3608 diesel generator sets have been developed to meet your continuous, standby and prime applications and match your power standards. Producing reliable power from 2363 to 3575 kVA at 50 Hz, and each generator set has been designed to meet ISO 8528-5 transient response requirements and accepts 100 percent rated load in one step. The 3608 generator set is designed for low fuel consumption, reducing operating costs employing either Simplex or Duplex systesm. It's not just quality that matters but customization, choose from a broad range of accessories and bolt-on system expansion attachments. Discover our flexible packaging to fit unique spatial requirements and environmental conditions. Our 3608 generator sets are developed for such prerequisites, so that you can meet your specific power needs. Caterpillar is leading the power generation marketplace with Power Solutions engineered to deliver unmatched flexibility, expandability, reliability, and cost-effectiveness.

 

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Generator Set Specifications
Minimum Rating2363 kVA
Maximum Rating3575 kVA
Emissions/Fuel StrategyLow Fuel Consumption
Frequency50 Hz
Speed750 & 1000 rpm
Duty CycleStandby, Prime, Continuous
Engine Specifications
Engine Model3608 I-8,4-Stroke Water-Cooled Diesel
Bore280mm
Stroke300mm
Displacement148l
Compression Ratio13:01
AspirationTA
Fuel SystemDirect unit injection
Governor TypeGenerator Set Monitoring System (GMS)
Generator Set Dimensions
Length - Maximum10261.7mm
Width - Maximum2530.3mm
Height - Maximum3977.7mm
Dry Weight - Genset (maximum)41390kg
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 & 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
General:
Paint, Caterpillar yellow
Gear driven pumps: Fuel, Oil, Jacket water, Aftercooler / Oil cooler water
Cat Diesel Engine
Generator
World Wide Product Support
Full Range of Attachments
Specifications
Generator Set Specifications
Minimum Rating2363 kVA
Maximum Rating3575 kVA
Emissions/Fuel StrategyLow Fuel Consumption
Frequency50 Hz
Speed750 & 1000 rpm
Duty CycleStandby, Prime, Continuous
Engine Specifications
Engine Model3608 I-8,4-Stroke Water-Cooled Diesel
Bore280mm
Stroke300mm
Displacement148l
Compression Ratio13:01
AspirationTA
Fuel SystemDirect unit injection
Governor TypeGenerator Set Monitoring System (GMS)
Generator Set Dimensions
Length - Maximum10261.7mm
Width - Maximum2530.3mm
Height - Maximum3977.7mm
Dry Weight - Genset (maximum)41390kg
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 & 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
General:
Paint, Caterpillar yellow
Gear driven pumps: Fuel, Oil, Jacket water, Aftercooler / Oil cooler water
Benefits & Features
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
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