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3606 (50 Hz) Standard Equipment

Air Inlet System
  • Breather, crankcase, top-mounted
  • Air inlet shutoff
  • Turbocharger, watercooled (750 rpm and HFO), engine oil lubricated
  • Aftercooler, fresh water, corrosion resistant coated (air side)

Cooling System
  • Water temperature regulator
  • Engine coolant water drains
  • Jacket water thermostats

Exhaust System
  • 457 mm (18 in) Cat bolt pattern
  • Dry, gas tight, exhaust manifold
  • 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
  • Oil pressure regulating valve
  • Wet oil sump. Includes engine-driven main lubrication & oil pumps, Oil Lines and Oil Pan
  • Oil filler and dipstick
  • Crankcase explosion relief valves
  • Service side engine mounted on cylinder block inspection covers
  • Centrifugal oil filters with single shutoff

Mounting System
  • Damper, torsional vibration
  • Engine and generator mounting

Starting / Charging System
  • One motor, engine mounted at rear, on left side
  • Vane type air starter
  • Air silencer
  • Line group for single point custom connection

  • Paint, Caterpillar yellow
  • Gear driven pumps: Fuel, Oil, Jacket water, Aftercooler / Oil cooler water

3606 (50 Hz) Optional Equipment

Air Inlet System
  • Boost control valve
  • Soot filter
  • Heavy duty air cleaner
  • Air inlet adapter
  • Vertical support bracket
  • Air cleaner louver assembly
  • Air cleaner

Cooling System
  • Expansion tank
  • Auxiliary water pump
  • Cooling system aids
  • Heating aids

Exhaust System
  • Weld flange and related hardware
  • Flexible exhaust fittings

Fuel System
  • Fuel system connections
  • Duplex primary fuel strainer
  • Fuel priming pump

Generator System
  • Class F insulation
  • 3 Phase, six Leads, WYE
  • Anti-condensation space heaters
  • Winding temperature detectors
  • Busbar connections

Governor System
  • Electronic / actuators
  • Digital programmers
  • 2301 A load share
  • EGB actuator
  • Battery backup / Power supply
  • 723 Plus

Lube System
  • Oil pan drain valve
  • Lube ANSI adapter (Emergency connection)

Mounting System
  • Non-vertically restrained
  • Spring type vibration isolator
  • Vertically restrained
  • Isolator

Starting / Charging System
  • Compressed air flex hose
  • Pressure reducing valve

  • Custom paint colors


Producing reliable power from 1725 to 2688 kVA at 50 Hz, our 3606 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 1775 kVA 1775 kVA Less
Maximum Rating 2688 kVA 2688 kVA Less
Emissions/Fuel Strategy Low Fuel Consumption Low Fuel Consumption Less
Frequency 50 Hz 50 Hz Less
Speed 750 & 1000 rpm 750 & 1000 rpm Less
Duty Cycle Continuous Continuous Less

Engine Specifications

Engine Model 3606 I-6, 4-Stroke Water-Cooled Diesel 3606 I-6, 4-Stroke Water-Cooled Diesel Less
Bore 11.0 in 280.0 mm Less
Stroke 11.8 in 300.0 mm Less
Displacement 6762.0 in³ 111.0 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) 74970.0 lb 34070.0 kg Less

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