3608

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. Industries powered by 3608 engines include Construction, Forestry, General Industrial, Material Handling and Mining.

3608
DETAILS

SPECIFICATIONS
Power Rating
Minimum Power 2787 BHP
Maximum Power 3300 BHP
Rated Speed 800-1000 rpm


Emission Standards
Emissions Non-certified


General
Engine Configuration Inline 8, 4-Stroke-Cycle Diesel
Bore 280 mm (11 in)
Stroke 300 mm (11.8 in)
Aspiration Turbocharged Aftercooled
Displacement 147.8 L (9018 in³)
Rotation from Flywheel End Counterclockwise


Engine Dimensions - Approximate
Height 2626 mm (103 in)
Length 4828 mm (190 in)
Weight - Net Dry - Basic Operating Engine Without Optional Attachments 19,000 kg (41,800 lb)
Width 1748 mm (69 in)


BENEFITS & FEATURES
Reliable, Quiet and Durable Power


World-class manufacturing capability and processes coupled with proven core engine designs assure reliability, quiet operation, and many hours of productive life.

Fuel Efficiency


Fuel consumption optimized to match operating cycles of a wide range of equipment and applications while maintaining low operating costs.

Quality


Every Cat engine is manufactured to stringent quality standards in order to assure customer satisfaction.

World-class Product Support Offered Through Global Cat Dealer Network


  • Scheduled maintenance, including SOSSM sample
  • Customer Support Agreements (CSA)
  • Caterpillar Extended Service Coverage (ESC)
  • Superior dealer service network
  • Extended dealer service network through the Cat Industrial Service Distributor (ISD) program

World-class Product Support Offered Through Global Cat Dealer Network


  • Scheduled maintenance, including SOSSM sample
  • Customer Support Agreements (CSA)
  • Caterpillar Extended Service Coverage (ESC)
  • Superior dealer service network
  • Extended dealer service network through the Cat Industrial Service Distributor (ISD) program

EQUIPMENT
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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