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3616 (60 Hz) Standard Equipment

Air Inlet System
  • Air Cleaner
  • Aftercooler, fresh water, corrosion resistant coated (air side)
  • Breather, crankcase, top-mounted
  • Turbocharger, watercooled, engine oil lubricated
  • Air inlet shutoff

Cooling System
  • Three-bundle oil cooler
  • Jacket Water Thermostats
  • Water Temperature Regulator
  • Engine coolant water drains
  • Front Mounted Turbos

Exhaust System
  • Dry, Gas Tight, Exhaust Manifold
  • 457 mm (18 in) Cat bolt pattern
  • Includes Adapter, Flexible Exhaust Fitting

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
  • Oil Filler and Dipstick
  • Oil Pressure Regulating Valve
  • Wet Oil Sump. Includes engine-driven main Lubrication & Oil pumps, Oil Lines and Oil Pan
  • Crankcase Explosion Relief Valves

Mounting System
  • Damper, Torsional Vibration
  • Engine and Generator Mounting

Starting / Charging System
  • Line Group for Single Point Custom Connection
  • Two Motors, engine mounted at rear, on left side
  • Air Silencer
  • Vane Type Air Starter

  • Gear driven Pumps: Fuel, Oil, Jacket Water, Aftercooler / Oil Cooler Water
  • Paint, Caterpillar Yellow

3616 (60 Hz) Optional Equipment

Air Inlet System
  • Heavy Duty Air Cleaner
  • Soot Filter
  • Boost Control Valve
  • Vertical Support Bracket
  • Air Inlet Adapter
  • Air cleaner Louver Assembly

Cooling System
  • Cooling System Aids
  • Auxiliary Water Pump
  • Heat Exchanger for Single Circuit
  • Expansion Tank
  • Heating 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
  • 3 Phase, Six Leads, WYE
  • Anti-condensation Space Heaters
  • Winding Temperature Detectors
  • Bus Bar Connections
  • Class F Insulation

Governor System
  • 723 Plus
  • Electronic / Actuators
  • EGB Actuator
  • Digital Programmers
  • 230 UA
  • Battery Backup / Power Supply

Lube System
  • Lube ANSI Adapter (Emergency connection)
  • Oil Pan Drain Valve

Mounting System
  • Isolator
  • Non-vertically Restrained
  • Vertically Restrained
  • Spring Type Vibration Isolator

Starting / Charging System
  • Pressure Reducing Valve
  • Compressed Air Flex Hose
  • Turbine Type Air Starters
  • Redundant Air Starters

  • Custom Paint Colors


Producing reliable power from3350 to 5320 ekW at 60 Hz , our 3616 diesel generator sets are made to meet your mission critical, continuous, standby and prime applications. We've designed each to ISO 8528-5 transient response requirements and to accept 100 per cent rated load in one step. The generator set is certified for low fuel consumption.

Generator Set Specifications

Minimum Rating 3350 ekW 3350 ekW Less
Maximum Rating 5320 ekW 5320 ekW Less
Emissions/Fuel Strategy Low Fuel Consumption Low Fuel Consumption Less
Frequency 60 Hz 60 Hz Less
Speed 720 & 900 rpm 720 & 900 rpm Less
Duty Cycle Prime, Continuous Prime, Continuous Less

Engine Specifications

Engine Model 3616 V-16,4-Stroke Water-Cooled Diesel 3616 V-16,4-Stroke Water-Cooled Diesel Less
Bore 11.0 in 280.0 mm Less
Stroke 11.8 in 300.0 mm Less
Displacement 18032.0 in³ 296.0 l Less
Compression Ratio 13:01 13:01 Less
Aspiration TA TA Less
Fuel System Direct unit injection Direct unit injection Less
Governor Type Generator Set Monitoring System (GMS) Generator Set Monitoring System (GMS) Less

Generator Set Dimensions

Length - Maximum 404.0 in 10261.7 mm Less
Width - Maximum 99.62 in 2530.3 mm Less
Height - Maximum 156.6 in 3977.7 mm Less
Dry Weight - Genset (maximum) 141840.0 lb 64470.0 kg Less

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