Wednesday, July 24, 2024

Caterpillar 3408C 540HP

Model: 3408C

Brand: Caterpillar

Product Description

Caterpillar 3408C 540HP Marine Engine

The Caterpillar 3408C 540HP Marine Engine is a high-performance diesel engine designed to meet the rigorous demands of marine applications. Engineered for maximum efficiency and durability, this powerhouse engine offers reliable performance and a long operational life. The 3408C is widely recognized for its ability to deliver strong, consistent power under challenging conditions, making it an ideal choice for a variety of marine vessels, including commercial fishing boats, tugboats, and yachts.


$65,000 Note: The price may vary based on customization and additional options.

Key Features

  • Powerful Performance: Delivers a robust 540 horsepower for the reliable operation of various maritime tasks.
  • Efficient Design: Optimized for fuel efficiency, reducing operational costs without compromising power.
  • Durability: Built with high-quality materials and designed to withstand harsh marine environments.
  • Ease of Maintenance: Innovative engineering ensures easy access to parts and components, simplifying routine maintenance and repairs.
  • Environmentally Compliant: Meets stringent emissions standards, contributing to cleaner maritime operations.

Technical Specifications

  • Engine Type: Marine Diesel
  • Engine Model: 3408C
  • Power Output: 540 HP @ 1800-2100 RPM
  • Displacement: 18.0 liters
  • Cylinders: 8
  • Bore and Stroke: 137 mm x 152 mm (5.4 in x 6.0 in)
  • Compression Ratio: 14.5:1
  • Fuel System: Direct Injection
  • Aspiration: Turbocharged-Aftercooled
  • Cooling System: Heat Exchanger
  • Weight (dry): 2730 kg (6018 lbs)
  • Dimensions (L x W x H): 1789 mm x 1100 mm x 1636 mm (70.4 in x 43.3 in x 64.4 in)
  • Oil Capacity: 56 liters (59 quarts)
  • Alternator: 24V, 70A
  • Certifications: IMO II, EPA Tier 2

Marine Applications

The Caterpillar 3408C 540HP Marine Engine is ideal for a wide range of marine applications, such as:

  • Commercial Fishing Boats: Provides the reliability and power necessary for long, heavily loaded trips.
  • Tugboats: Assures the strength needed for towing operations and maneuvering larger vessels.
  • Yachts: Offers a combination of performance and refinement for luxury cruiser needs.
  • Passenger Ferries: Ensures safe and consistent operation for short-distance maritime transport.
  • Utility Vessels: Supports diverse operational needs, from supply deliveries to maintenance tasks.

The Caterpillar 3408C 540HP Marine Engine is a robust choice for maritime professionals who require a dependable, high-performing engine to power their vessels through the most challenging environments.

[Product Type: Engine]

Product Specifications

Power/Swept Volume 17932 kw/ltr
Weight/Power 3.35657 kg/kw
Power 540.432 HP (402.95kw)
Rating C
Weight 1814 kg (3999.19lbs)
Height 1376 mm (54.17in)
Width 1354 mm (53.31in)
Length 1468 mm (57.80in)
Mean Piston Speed 10.6 m/s
Rated Speed 2100 r/min
Aspiration TW
Displacement 17932 cm3 (17.93L, 1094.28in3)
Cylinders Arrangement/Number V8

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