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Marine Generator Sets

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3508B Marine Generator Set

  • Specification Summary

  • Minimum Rating 590 eKW (738 kVA)
  • Maximum Rating 910 eKW (1138 kVA)
  • Emissions IMO I
  • Frequency 50 hz or 60 hz
  • Specification Sheet

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Product Details

Generator Set Specifications

Minimum Rating 590 eKW (738 kVA)
Maximum Rating 910 eKW (1138 kVA)
Frequency 50 hz or 60 hz
Speed 1000 rpm, 1200 rpm, 1500 rpm, 1800 rpm

Generator Set Configurations

Emissions IMO I

Engine Specifications

Configuration Vee 8, 4-Stroke-Cycle Diesel
Aspiration TTA
Bore 170 mm
Stroke 190 mm
Displacement 34.5 L
Governor Type Electronic
Fuel System Vee 8, 4-Stroke-Cycle Diesel

Generator Set Dimensions

Width 1703 mm
Weight 7684 kg (16940 lb) to 8909 kg (19640 lb)
Length 3704 mm (145.8 in) to 4256 mm (167.5 in)
Height 1806 mm (71.1 in) to 1826 mm (71.9 in)
  • AIR INLET SYSTEM
    •  Separate Circuit aftercooler core, corrosion resistant coated (air side) Air cleaner, regular duty Dual Turbochargers, 152 mm (6 in) OD straight connection
  • CONTROL SYSTEM
    •  Caterpillar A-III Electronic Engine Control, LH with Electronic Unit Injector Fuel System Rigid Wiring Harness (10 amp DC power required to drive Electronic Engine Control Module)
  • COOLING SYSTEM
    •  Oil cooler Thermostats and housing, full open temperature 92 C (198 F) Jacket water pump, gear driven, centrifugal Auxiliary fresh water pump Expansion tank Auxiliary sea water pump, centrifugal, non-self-priming
  • EXHAUST SYSTEM
    •  Dry gas tight exhaust manifolds with heat shields Dual Turbochargers with watercooled bearings and heat shields Exhaust outlet, vertical, 203 mm (8 in) round flanged outlet
  • Dry gas tight exhaust manifolds with heat shields Dual Turbochargers with watercooled bearings and heat shields Exhaust outlet, vertical, 203 mm (8 in) round flanged outlet
    • FLYWHEELS & FLYWHEEL HOUSINGS
      •  Flywheel, SAE No. 00, 183 teeth Flywheel housing, SAE No. 00
    • Flywheel, SAE No. 00, 183 teeth Flywheel housing, SAE No. 00
      • FUEL SYSTEM
        •  Fuel filter, RH, with service indicators Fuel transfer pump Electronically Controlled Unit Injectors
      • INSTRUMENTATION
        •  Overspeed shutdown notification light, Emergency stop notification light
        •  Graphical Unit (Marine Power Display) for analog or digital display of:
      • LUBE SYSTEM
        •  Crankcase breather, Top mounted Oil filter, RH Oil filler and dipstick, RH 500 hours sump oil pan Oil pump, gear type
      • MOUNTING SYSTEM
        •  Rails, engine mounting, engine length, industrial type, 254 mm (10 in), C-channel
      • Rails, engine mounting, engine length, industrial type, 254 mm (10 in), C-channel
        • POWER TAKE-OFFS
          •  Accessory drive Lower RH, Lower LH Front housing, Two-sided
        • Accessory drive Lower RH, Lower LH Front housing, Two-sided
          • PROTECTION SYSTEM
            •  A-III Electronic Monitoring System provides customer programmable engine de-ration strategies to protect against adverse operating conditions
            •  Emergency stop push button (located in Electronic Instrument Panel) Safety shutoff protection:
          • GENERAL
            •  Vibration damper and guard Paint, Caterpillar Yellow engine with black rails. Lifting eyes
            •  NOTE: 1. Engines for heat exchanger cooling do NOT include heat exchanger. 2. When used with competitive generator, a TVA is recommended. An alternative vibration damper may be required. 3. Engine is wired for auto start stop.
          • AIR INLET SYSTEM
            •  Remote Air Inlet Adapters
          • CHARGING SYSTEM
            •  Battery Chargers
            •  Charging Alternators
          • CONTROL SYSTEM
            •  Load Sharing module
            •  Local speed throttle control
          • COOLING SYSTEM
            •  Water level switch gauge
            •  Coolant level sensors
            •  Connections
            •  Radiator cooling conversion
            •  Keel Cooling Conversions
            •  Heat exchangers
            •  Auxiliary water pumps
            •  Sea water pump removal
            •  Air separator
          • EXHAUST SYSTEM
            •  Horizontal Exhaust
            •  Exhaust outlet
            •  Flexible fittings
            •  Elbows
            •  Flanges
            •  Flange and exhaust expanders
            •  Mufflers
          • Horizontal Exhaust
            • Exhaust outlet
              • Flexible fittings
                • Elbows
                  • Flanges
                    • Flange and exhaust expanders
                      • Mufflers
                        • FUEL SYSTEM
                          •  Fuel Cooler
                          •  Fuel priming pumps
                          •  Flexible fuel lines
                          •  Rigid Fuel Lines
                          •  Primary fuel filter
                          •  Fuel filters
                          •  Duplex fuel filters
                          •  Fuel level switch
                        • GENERATORS AND GENERATOR ATTACHMENTS
                          •  1500/1800 RPM, 1000/1200 RPM, low voltage conection, generator conversation, low voltage extension box, RFI filter, bearing temperature detectors (RTD), manual voltage control, air filter
                        • INSTRUMENTATION
                          •  PL1000T Communication Module
                          •  PL1000E Communication Module
                          •  Customer Interface Box
                          •  Thermocouples
                          •  Remote panel display
                          •  Remote cylinder temperature display
                        • LUBE SYSTEM
                          •  Oil Pan
                          •  Oil pan accessories
                          •  Sump pumps
                          •  Oil filters
                          •  Lubricating oil
                          •  Lube system
                        • MOUNTING SYSTEM
                          •  Rails
                        • POWER TAKE-OFFS
                          •  Flywheel Guard
                          •  Flexible Coupling
                          •  Coupling Hub
                          •  Upper Left Hand Front Location
                          •  Upper Left Hand Rear Location
                          •  Upper Right Hand Front Location
                          •  Upper Right Hand Rear Location
                          •  Lower Left Hand Front Location
                          •  Lower Left Hand Rear Location
                          •  Front Housing Accessory Drives
                          •  Upper LH Accessory Drive
                          •  Upper RH Accessory Drive
                          •  Front Power Take-offs
                          •  Crankshaft Pulleys
                          •  Damper Guard Removals
                        • PROTECTION SYSTEM
                          •  Air inlet shutoffs
                          •  Switches and contactors
                          •  Explosion relief valve
                          •  OIL TEMP SENSOR
                          •  INTAKE MANIFOLD TEMP SENSOR
                        • STARTING SYSTEM
                          •  Starting motors or barring divice
                          •  Air starting motors options
                          •  Starting aids
                          •  Battery sets - 24 volt - Dry
                          •  Battery rack
                        • Starting motors or barring divice
                          • Air starting motors options
                            • Starting aids
                              • Battery sets - 24 volt - Dry
                                • Battery rack
                                  • GENERAL
                                    •  Tool set
                                    •  Caterpillar datalink wire
                                  • Tool set
                                    • Caterpillar datalink wire
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