Caterpillar 3406 Generator

The Caterpillar 3406 is a high powered generator available for use as a prime or backup source of power.

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The Caterpillar 3406 is a powerful and high quality generator that you can use as a prime, or backup source of power. It has industry recognized reliability and specifications that can be customized to meet your particular power needs.

CAT 3406 generators are made for roughing it and functioning successfully wherever you need power. It is a low fuel consuming generator with a four-stroke-cycle diesel engine. Its design is cutting edge in mechanical and electrical design, right down to the durable EMCP controller. The CAT 3406 generator is matched to the performance and output characteristics of CAT engines.


The Minimum Rating is 275 kW (275 kVA)

The Maximum Rating is 400 kW (400 kVA)

Voltage 220 to 480 volts

Frequency 50 or 60 Hz

Speed 1500 or 1800 RPM

Other benefits:

The Caterpillar 3406 generator is designed for ease of use in all aspects, from interface to part replaceability.

Use Cases:

Caterpillar generator sets are relied upon to provide uninterrupted power supply to places as varied as mining sites, energy and oil sites, data centers, hospitals, and other public buildings. These places cannot afford to go without power, and the Caterpillar 3406 provides dependability no matter the situation.

More about the CAT 3406 Generator:

Caterpillar generators are recognized for their performance and reliability. The CAT 3406 in particular is popular in Africa for its long service life and ability to handle the harshest conditions. The CAT 3406 can also handle ocean conditions and excels as a marine generator.

The Caterpillar 3406 generator is a CAT product. CAT products can be found across the world, in the world’s harshest conditions, performing at high levels and providing uninterrupted power supply. For over 60 years “CAT” has been a symbol of power and reliability.