What Are the Caterpillar 3406B Engine’s Specifications?

A turbocharger helps the 6-cylinder, 14.6-liter, 6.5-stroke diesel engine in the Caterpillar 3406B engine generate 350 horsepower. It has a piston bore diameter of 5.400 inches, operates at 1,800 revolutions per minute, and has a displacement of 893 cubic inches.

For more than 20 years, Caterpillar 3406B engines have been in operation. The 3406 range of engines was initially developed by Caterpillar for use in boats, however many of the engines have since been repurposed to power a variety of equipment.

Additionally, certain tractors, combines, and harvesters have these engines. In fact, the Caterpillar is a favourite among farmers and other members of the agricultural sector due to its design’s dependability.

Misha Khatri
Misha Khatri is an emeritus professor in the University of Notre Dame's Department of Chemistry and Biochemistry. He graduated from Northern Illinois University with a BSc in Chemistry and Mathematics and a PhD in Physical Analytical Chemistry from the University of Utah.


Please enter your comment!
Please enter your name here

Read More