Cat C280-8 Marine Generator Set

Overview
Minimum Rating
2350 ekW (2938 kVA)
Maximum Rating
2420 ekW (3025 kVA)
Frequency
50 Hz or 60 Hz

Generator Set Specifications

Minimum Rating
2350 ekW (2938 kVA)
Maximum Rating
2420 ekW (3025 kVA)
Frequency
50 Hz or 60 Hz
Speed
1000 rpm (50 hz) or 900 rpm (60 hz)
Minimum Rating
2350 ekW (2938 kVA)
Maximum Rating
2420 ekW (3025 kVA)
Frequency
50 Hz or 60 Hz
Speed
1000 rpm (50 hz) or 900 rpm (60 hz)

Generator Set Configurations

Emissions/Fuel Strategy
EPA Tier 2, IMO II
Emissions/Fuel Strategy
EPA Tier 2, IMO II

Engine Specifications

Engine Model
In-line 8, 4-Stroke-Cycle Diesel
Aspiration
Turbocharged-Aftercooled
Bore
11 in
Stroke
12 in
Displacement
9,031 in3
Governor Type
Electronic
Fuel System
EUI
Compression Ratio 50 Hz
13
Compression Ratio 60 Hz
13:1
Aspiration
Turbocharged-Aftercooled
Bore
11 in
Stroke
12 in
Displacement
9,031 in³
Governor Type
Electronic
Engine Model
In-line 8, 4-Stroke-Cycle Diesel

Generator Set Dimensions

Length
317 in
Width
77 in
Height
155 in
Weight (Estimated)
25,000 lb
Length
317 in
Width
77 in
Height
155 in
Weight - Estimated
25,000 lb

A3 ECU

Customer Interface Panel

Electronic Unit Injectors

  • Air Inlet System
    • Aftercooler — fresh water, corrosion resistant coated (air side); air inlet shutoff; breather — crankcase, top-mounted; turbocharger — engine oil lubricated
  • Control System
    • Single Caterpillar® A3 electronic control unit (ECU) with electronic unit injector fuel system, rigid wiring harness (10 amp, 24 volt power required to drive ECUs)
  • Cooling System
    • Engine coolant water drains
  • Exhaust System
    • Dry, gas tight, exhaust manifold
  • Fuel System
    • Distillate fuel (requires viscosity ranging from 1.4 cSt to 20 cSt at 38° C), fuel transfer pump (mounted on left-hand side), duplex fuel filters, electronically controlled unit injectors
  • Lube Oil System
    • Centrifugal oil filters with single shutoff, service side engine mounted on cylinder block inspection covers includes installed oil lines and single shutoff valve, filters centrifuge bypass oil from the main lubricating oil pump, can be serviced with the engine running, oil filler and dipstick valve, oil pressure regulating valves, crankcase explosion relief valves
  • General
    • Caterpillar yellow paint; gear-driven pumps: fuel, oil, jacket water, aftercooler/oil cooler water; service literature
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