336 Excavator

  • Specs Summary
  • Minimum Power
    2787 bhp (2080 bkW)
  • Maximum Power
    3300 bhp (2460 bkW)
  • Emissions
    Non-certified
  • Frequency
    800-1000 rpm

Cat® 3608 Industrial Diesel Engine

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.

Power Rating

  • Minimum Power 2787 bhp (2080 bkW)
  • Maximum Power 3300 bhp (2460 bkW)
  • Frequency 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)
  • Displacement 147.8 L (9018 in³)
  • Aspiration Turbocharged Aftercooled
  • Rotation (from flywheel end) Counterclockwise

Engine Dimensions (Approximate. Final dimensions dependent on selected options)

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

Aftertreatment Dimensions (Approximate. Final dimensions dependent on selected options)

PETU Dimensions (Tier 4 Final, Stage IV Only)

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

Optional Equipment