3508B

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Key Specifications

 

Minimum rated power

590 ekW

Maximum rated power

910 ekW

Emissions

IMO Tier I

The Cat® 3508B Offshore Generator Set is part of the Cat 3500 Offshore Generator Sets, a series designed specifically for offshore drilling and production operations.

Its key strengths are proven performance, low emissions, long life and low owning and operating costs. Among its main applications we find:

  1. the main power supply;
  2. the power supply of essential services;
  3. emergency power supply on board vessels and production and drilling platforms.

The Cat® 3508B Offshore Generator Set has the following ratings:

  • 590-910 ekW (738-1,138 kVA) at 50/60 Hz (1,000/1,200/1,500/1,800 rpm).

 

It complies with IMO Tier I Equivalent emission standards.

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Why Choosing It

Product design

 

– Designed specifically to meet the demands of oil and gas applications – Proven reliability and durability – Rugged diesel engine extends life and reduces owning and operating costs – Industry-leading power density – Designed to operate in all conditions of the oilfield, including high-temperature and high-altitude environments – Long overhaul times in oilfield applications – Major engine components are designed for remanufacturing and reuse

 

Simple installation

 

– Internal-external base mounting configuration simplifies drill system integration – Wide range of accessories allows for flexible setup – Three-point generator mounting in the internal base maintains factory-set alignment – The Single lift simplifies installation

 

Adem system (Advanced Digital Engine Management)

 

– The ADEM A3 engine management system ensures engine control, monitoring and protection.

 

Security

 

– Emergency stop button on instrument panel – Air shut-off and explosion relief valves available – Configurable setpoints with respect to alarm, power reduction and shutdown – Extra alarms, inputs and outputs available

 

Personalized Packages

 

For any oilfield application, Caterpillar can meet customer needs with customized generator and mechanical sets. Cat engines, generators, controls, radiators and transmissions can be custom-matched and designed in collaboration with a local Cat dealer to create unique solutions. Customized packages benefit from global assistance and are covered by a one-year warranty from commissioning.

 

Preliminary tests

 

Each Cat genset is tested at full load to ensure proper engine performance. – Generator sets are assembled, tested and validated as a single unit to ensure performance, reliability and durability.

 

Technical support through the worldwide network of Cat dealers

 

Over 2,200 dealers – Cat-trained dealer technicians can assist with every aspect of your oil and gas engine – Worldwide availability of parts, service and warranty coverage – Preventive maintenance contracts available for pre-failure repairs – S•O•SSM program that compares oil and coolant samples to Caterpillar standards to determine:• Condition of internal engine components • Presence of unwanted fluids • Presence of combustion byproducts • Custom oil drain interval

 

Over 80 years of experience in engine manufacturing

 

Ownership of these manufacturing processes allows Caterpillar to produce reliable, high-quality products

Technical Features

 

TECHNICAL SPECIFICATIONS OF THE ENGINE

 

Minimum rated power 590 ekW
Maximum rated power 910 ekW
Emissions IMO Tier I
Hole 170 mm
Displacement 35 l
Stroke 190 mm
Fuel system EUI
Engine Control ADEM A3
Oil change interval 1000 h
Weight 12475 kg
Aspiration With turbocharger and aftercooler

DIMENSIONS

 

Height 2048 mm

DIMENSIONS

 

Width 1784 mm
Length 4031 mm

CAPACITY FOR LIQUIDS

 

Cooling system 309 l engine
Lubrication system – refueling 227 l

Standard Equipment

The engine includes standard equipment, already included in the purchase package. They are:

 

AIR INTAKE SYSTEM

  • Aftercooler core with separate circuit, with corrosion-resistant coating (air side) Air filter, for normal purposes, Dual turbocharger, straight connection with O.D. of 152 mm (6 in)

CONTROL SYSTEM

  • Caterpillar A-III, SX Electronic Engine Control with Electronic Unit Injector Fuel System Hard Harness (10 A DC required to operate the Electronic Engine Control Module)

COOLING SYSTEM

  • Thermostat and housing controlled output, full open temperature 92°C (198°F)
  • Jacket water pump, gear driven
  • Single water outlet connection, includes flange: 143 mm (5.6″)
  • Fresh water cooling pump with aftercooler (SCAC), gear centrifugal
  • The SCAC pump circuit includes a thermostat to prevent the aftercooler coolant temperature from dropping below 30°C (85°F)

EXHAUST SYSTEM

  • Dry gas-tight exhaust manifolds with heat shields Two turbochargers with water-cooled bearings and heat shields Exhaust outlet, vertical, 8 in. (203 mm) round flanged outlet

FLYWHEELS AND RELATED HOUSINGS

  • Flywheel, SAE No. 00, 183 teeth Flywheel housing, SAE No. 00

FUEL SYSTEM

  • Fuel delivery pump
  • Fuel filter
  • Electronically controlled unit injectors
  • Fuel priming pump, LH
  • Rigid fuel return line with customer connection point as engine base

INSTRUMENTATION

  • Excessive speed stop notification light, Emergency stop notification light
  • Graphics unit (Marine Power Display) for analogue or digital display

LUBRICATION SYSTEM

  • Crankcase breather, top mount
  • Oil heat exchanger
  • Oil filter and dipstick, LH
  • Oil pump, gear driven
  • Oil pan drain valve, 2″ NPT female connection

PROTECTION SYSTEM

  • The A-III electronic monitoring system offers the customer programmable engine power reduction strategies to protect against adverse operating conditions
  • Emergency stop button (located in the electronic instrument cluster) Safety stop protection

STARTING SYSTEM

  • Air Starter, RH, 620 to 1,034 kPa (90 to 150 psi), LH control
  • Air silencer

GENERAL INFORMATIONS

  • Paint, Caterpillar Yellow with black rails
  • Vibration damper and protection
  • Lifting rings
  • Engine and generator, three-point mounting in secondary base
  • Lifting provisions on the base
  • Oil drain extension
  • Engine greedy

Equipment on Demand

Upon request, the following equipment can be added to the engine:

 

AIR INTAKE SYSTEM

  • Remote intake air adapters

CHARGING SYSTEM

  • Battery charger
  • Charging alternators

CONTROL SYSTEM

  • Load distribution module
  • Local speed accelerator control
  • Direct rack command interface, DC command 0-200mA

COOLING SYSTEM

  • Coolant level sensors
  • Connections
  • Air separator

EXHAUST SYSTEM

  • Flexible fittings
  • Elbows
  • Flange
  • Exhaust flange and expanders
  • Silencers

FUEL SYSTEM

  • Fuel cooler
  • Primary fuel filter
  • Fuel filters
  • Double fuel filters
  • Fuel level switch

GENERATOR ACCESSORIES

  • Air filter – generator
  • Bearing temperature detectors
  • Cable access box
  • Manual tension control

INSTRUMENTATION

  • PL1000T communication module
  • PL1000T communication module
  • User interface
  • Remote panel display
  • Remote cylinder temperature display
  • Exhaust temperature thermocouples
  • Discrete I/O module
  • Intake manifold temperature sensors
  • Oil temperature sensor

LUBRICATION SYSTEM

  • Double oil filter
  • Bypass centrifugal oil filter
  • Oil sump 500 hours
  • Oil fittings for emergency lubrication
  • Oil level regulator
  • Oil level regulator
  • Extraction pump

SUPPORT SYSTEM

  • Vibration isolators

POWER TAKE-OFFS

  • Auxiliary drive shafts and pulleys

STARTING SYSTEM

  • Electric and air starter
  • Redundant start with selector switch

PROTECTION SYSTEM

  • Spray protection
  • Crankcase explosion safety valve
  • Metal particle detector

GENERAL INFORMATIONS

  • Jacket water heater

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