3608 (50 HZ)

Caterpillar is leading the power generation marketplace with Power Solutions engineered to deliver unmatched flexibility, expandability,reliability, and cost-effectiveness.

Generator Set Specifications
Minimum Rating 2363 kVA
Maximum Rating 3575 kVA
Emissions/Fuel Strategy Low Fuel Consumption
Frequency 50 Hz
Speed 750 & 1000 rpm
Duty Cycle Standby, Prime, Continuous

Engine Specifications
Engine Model 3608 I-8,4-Stroke Water-Cooled Diesel
Bore 11 in
Stroke 11.8 in
Displacement 9064 in³
Compression Ratio 13:01
Aspiration TA
Fuel System Direct unit injection
Governor Type Generator Set Monitoring System (GMS)

Generator Set Dimensions
Length - Maximum 404 in
Width - Maximum 99.62 in
Height - Maximum 156.6 in
Dry Weight - Genset (maximum) 91050 lb

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


  • 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

Standard Equipment

Air Inlet System
  • Aftercooler, fresh water, corrosion resistant coated (air side)
  • Air inlet shutoff
  • Breather, crankcase, top-mounted
  • Turbocharger, watercooled (750 rpm and HFO), engine oil lubricated
Cooling System
  • Engine coolant water drains
  • Water temperature regulator
  • Jacket water thermostats
  • Heating aids
  • Cooling system aids
  • Auxiliary water pump
  • Expansion tank
Generator System
  • Custom generator per generator data sheet completed by dealer
  • 3 Phase, six Leads, WYE
  • Class F insulation
  • Busbar connections
  • Winding temperature detectors
  • Anti-condensation space heaters
Lube System
  • Centrifugal oil filters with single shutoff
  • Service side engine mounted on cylinder block inspection covers
  • Wet oil sump. Includes engine-driven main lubrication & oil pumps, Oil Lines and Oil Pan
  • Oil filler and dipstick
  • Oil pressure regulating valve
  • Crankcase explosion relief valves
  • Oil pan drain valve
  • Lube ANSI adapter (Emergency connection)
Mounting System
  • Damper, torsional vibration
  • Engine and generator mounting
  • Isolator
  • Spring type vibration isolator
  • Vertically restrained
  • Non-vertically restrained
  • Paint, Caterpillar yellow
  • Gear driven pumps: Fuel, Oil, Jacket water, Aftercooler / Oil cooler water
  • Custom paint colors

Optional Equipment

Air Inlet System
  • Soot filter
  • Air cleaner louver assembly
  • Vertical support bracket
  • Heavy duty air cleaner
  • Air inlet adapter
  • Boost control valve
Exhaust System
  • 457 mm (18 in) Cat bolt pattern
  • Dry, gas tight, exhaust manifold
  • Includes adapter, Flexible exhaust fitting
  • Flexible exhaust fittings
  • Weld flange and related hardware
Fuel System
  • Simplex or Duplex
  • Fuel priming pump
  • Duplex primary fuel strainer
  • Fuel system connections
Governor System
  • UG Actuator
  • Electronic / actuators
  • Digital programmers
  • Battery backup / Power supply
  • 2301 A load share
  • 723 Plus
  • EGB actuator
Starting / Charging System
  • Vane type air starter
  • One motor, engine mounted at rear, on left side
  • Air silencer
  • Line group for single point custom connection
  • Pressure reducing valve
  • Compressed air flex hose


Andy Downs
423-463-2131 or 423-698-6943

Neal Reinhardt
865-595-1034 or 865-771-1036