Diesel Generator Sets 3608 (60 Hz)

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Key Specs

Maximum Rating
2660 ekW
2660 ekW
Minimum Rating
1830 ekW
1830 ekW
Emissions/Fuel Strategy
Low Fuel Consumption
Low Fuel Consumption

Overview

3608 (60 Hz)

Producing reliable power from 1830 to 2660 ekW at 60 Hz, our 3608 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.

Benefits

Over 200,000,000 Operating hours

at Global locations

Up to 10% Better Fuel Economy

Demonstrated savings

Over 20% Reduction in Service Time

Two inspection ports per cylinder, segmented camshafts and individual heads ease service

Product Specifications for 3608 (60 Hz)

Maximum Rating 2660 ekW 2660 ekW
Minimum Rating 1830 ekW 1830 ekW
Emissions/Fuel Strategy Low Fuel Consumption Low Fuel Consumption
Frequency 60 Hz 60 Hz
Speed 720 & 900 rpm 720 & 900 rpm
Duty Cycle Standby, Prime, Continuous Standby, Prime, Continuous
Engine Model 3608 I-8,4-Stroke Water-Cooled Diesel 3608 I-8,4-Stroke Water-Cooled Diesel
Bore 11 in 280 mm
Stroke 11.8 in 300 mm
Displacement 9064 in³ 148 l
Compression Ratio 13:01 13:01
Aspiration TA TA
Fuel System Direct unit injection Direct unit injection
Governor Type Generator Set Monitoring System (GMS) Generator Set Monitoring System (GMS)
Length - Maximum 404 in 10261.7 mm
Width - Maximum 99.62 in 2530.3 mm
Height - Maximum 156.6 in 3977.7 mm
Dry Weight - Genset (maximum) 91050 lb 41390 kg

3608 (60 Hz) Standard Equipment

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

3608 (60 Hz) Optional Equipment

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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