Industrial Diesel Engines 3608

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Key Specs

Maximum Power
3300 HP
2460 kW
Maximum Torque
18219 lb-ft @ 820 rpm
24700 Nm @ 820 rpm
Emissions
Non-Certified
Non-Certified

Overview

For your largest power needs in any environment, Cat® 3608 Industrial Diesel Engines offer the unsurpassed performance and durability your customers need to keep their industrial applications and operations running. They deliver high power output, proven reliability and excellent fuel efficiency. These engines maintain low operating costs to keep your customers profitable for years to come. Industries powered by 3608 engines include Construction, Forestry, General Industrial, Material Handling and Mining. These 3608 engines, with ratings: 2080-2460 bkW (2787-3300 bhp) @ 800-1000 rpm, are non-certified and are available for global non-regulated areas. The Cat® 3608 Industrial Diesel Engine is offered in ratings ranging from 2080-2460 bkW (2787-3300 bhp) @ 800-1000 rpm. These ratings are non-certified rating and are available for global non-regulated areas.

Product Specifications for 3608

Maximum Power 3300 HP 2460 kW
Maximum Torque 18219 lb-ft @ 820 rpm 24700 Nm @ 820 rpm
Rated Speed 800-1000 rpm 800-1000 rpm
Minimum Power 2787 HP 2080 kW
Emissions Non-Certified Non-Certified
Engine Configuration Inline 8, 4-Stroke-Cycle Diesel Inline 8, 4-Stroke-Cycle Diesel
Bore 11 in 280 mm
Stroke 11.8 in 300 mm
Displacement 9018 in³ 147.8 l
Aspiration Turbocharged Aftercooled Turbocharged Aftercooled
Rotation from Flywheel End Counterclockwise Counterclockwise
Aftertreatment - -
Length 190 in 4828 mm
Width 69 in 1748 mm
Height 103 in 2626 mm
Weight - Net Dry - Basic Operating Engine Without Optional Attachments 41800 lb 19000 kg

3608 Standard Equipment

Air Inlet System

  • Aftercooler core, corrosion resistant coated (air side)
  • Air cleaner. Regular duty, dry, panel type with service indicators, turbocharger, jacket water aftercooled.
  • Turbocharger, rear mounted
  • Jacket water aftercooled

Control System

  • Governor, RH, 3161 with self contained synthetic oil sump
  • Air-fuel ratio control
  • Mechanical speed control, without torque control
  • Governor control
  • Positive locking

Cooling System

  • Thermostats and housing
  • Jacket water pump, centrifugal

Exhaust System

  • Exhaust manifold, dry

Flywheels and Flywheel Housing

  • SAE No. 00 flywheel
  • 183 flywheel teeth
  • SAE No. 00 flywheel housing

Fuel System

  • Fuel filter, with service indicators, cartridge type with RH service
  • Fuel transfer pump

Instrumentation

  • Instrument Panel, RH
  • Engine oil pressure gauge
  • Fuel pressure gauge
  • Oil filter differential gauge
  • Jacket water temperature gauge
  • Service meter, electric
  • Tachometer

Lube System

  • Crankcase breather, top mounted
  • Oil cooler
  • Oil filler
  • Oil dipstick
  • Oil pump
  • Oil filter, cartridge type with RH service
  • Shallow oil pan

Mounting System

  • Rails, mounting, engine length, 254 mm (10 in), industrial-type, C-channel.

Power Take Off

  • Accessory drive, upper RH
  • Front housing, single sided

Protection System

  • Junction box
  • Manual shutoff, RH
  • Safety shutoff protection, energized to shutdown
  • Low oil pressure, low idle 69 kPa (10 psi); high idle 207 kPa (30 psi)
  • Water temperature
  • Overspeed
  • 3161 governor solenoid energized to shutdown

Starting System

  • Starting switch

General

  • Vibration damper
  • Lifting eyes
  • Paint: Caterpillar yellow, with optional colors available at request

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