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3606

3606

Emissions

Non-certified rating. Available for global non-regulated areas.

Quality

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

Fuel Efficiency

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

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.

World-class Product Support Offered Through Global Cat Dealer Network
  • Scheduled maintenance, including S•O•SSM 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
3606 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
Overview

For your largest power needs in any environment, Cat® 3606 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 3606 engines include Construction, Forestry, General Industrial, Material Handling and Mining. These 3606 engines, with ratings: 1490-1850 bkW (1998-2481 bhp) @ 750-1000 rpm, are non-certified and available for global non-regulated areas.

Power Rating
Minimum Power1490.0 bkW
Maximum Power1850.0 bkW
Rated Speed750-1000 rpm
Emission Standards
EmissionsNon-certified
General
Engine ConfigurationInline 6, 4-Stroke-Cycle Diesel
Bore280 mm (11 in)
Stroke300 mm (11.8 in)
Displacement110.8 L (6764 in³)
AspirationTurbocharged Aftercooled
Compression Ratio13:1
Rotation (from flywheel end)Counterclockwise
Engine Dimensions (Approximate. Final dimensions dependent on selected options)
Length3988 mm (157 in)
Width1748 mm (69 in)
Height2626 mm (103 in)
Weight, Net Dry (Basic Operating Engine Without Optional Attachments)15,680 kg (34,500 lb)