Wednesday, February 23, 2005

Caterpillar 3500 Series Engines

Caterpillar 3500 Family Engines

Cat® diesel fire pump engines
Factory designed, assembled, and tested, and delivered in a package that meets nfpa-20 regulations and more. Supported 100 percent by your caterpillar dealer.

Caterpillar 3500 Family Engine

Reliable starting
Cat fuel injection systems feature individual injection pumps for each cylinder and injector capsules with clog-resistant orifices. The injection system, along with a solenoid energized to shut down, assures quick, easy starting in case of emergency.

Friday, February 18, 2005

Caterpillar D2 Diesel Tractor, 1938

Caterpillar D2 diesel engine required a gas fueled pony motor to crank the diesel up to speed. The pony motor originally was recoil starting, but later models were electric start.

Caterpillar D2 Tractor

The operator would start the pony motor and when the diesel engine was up to running speed and hot enough, about 15 minutes, the operator would turn on the diesel fuel valve and, hopefully, the fuel would fire and Cat D2 engine would run start running.

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