Cat® C2.8 Industrial Diesel Engine

Overview
Minimum Power
74 bhp
Maximum Power
74 bhp
Emissions
U.S. EPA Tier 3 Nonroad Equivalent Emission Standards (Not Currently EPA Certified). EU Stage IIIA Nonroad Equivalent Emission Standards (Non-Current for EU)
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The Cat® C2.8 Industrial Diesel Engines offer the perfect balance of compact size, reliability, and performance. This engine is offered in ratings ranging up to 55 bkW (74 bhp) @ 2500 rpm. The C2.8 is designed to meet the needs of many industries and applications, including agricultural tractors, aerial lifts, aircraft ground support, bore/drill rigs, chippers/grinders, compactors/rollers, compressors, forestry, irrigation equipment, material handling, mining, earthmoving equipment, paving equipment, pumps, fruit harvesters equipment, turf and underground mining equipment.

Power Rating

Minimum Power
74 bhp
Maximum Power
74 bhp
Rated Speed
2200-2500 rpm
Minimum Power
67 HP
Maximum Power
74 HP
Rated Speed
2200-2400 rpm
Maximum Torque
221 lb-ft @ 1600 rpm

Emission Standards

Emissions
U.S. EPA Tier 3 Nonroad Equivalent Emission Standards (Not Currently EPA Certified). EU Stage IIIA Nonroad Equivalent Emission Standards (Non-Current for EU)
Emissions
UN ECE R96 Stage IIIA, Brazil MAR-1

General

Engine Configuration
Inline 4, 4-Stroke-Cycle Diesel
Bore
90 mm (3.5 in)
Stroke
110 mm (4.3 in)
Displacement
2.8 L (171 in³)
Aspiration
Turbocharged (T) and Turbocharged Aftercooled (TA)
Compression Ratio
17.0:1
Combustion System
Direct Injection
Rotation (from flywheel end)
Counterclockwise
Lube System (refill)
4 L (1.06 qt)
Engine Configuration
Inline 4, 4-Stroke-Cycle Diesel
Bore
90 mm (3.5 in)
Stroke
110 mm (4.3 in)
Aspiration
Turbocharged (T) and Turbocharged Aftercooled (TA)
Displacement
2.8 L (171 in³)
Compression Ratio
17.0:1
Combustion System
Direct Injection
Rotation from Flywheel End
Counterclockwise
Lube System - Refill
4 L (1.06 qt)
Bore
4 in
Stroke
4 in
Displacement
171 in³
Aftertreatment
-

Engine Dimensions (Approximate. Final dimensions dependent on selected options)

Width
561 mm (22.1 in)
Height
766 mm (30.2 in)
Weight, Net Dry (Basic Operating Engine Without Optional Attachments)
245 kg (450 lb)

Engine Dimensions - Approximate

Length - Rear of Flywheel Housing to Front of Fan Pulley
635 mm (25 in)
Weight - Net Dry - Basic Operating Engine Without Optional Attachments
320 kg (705 lb)
Height
786 mm (30.9 in)
Width
538 mm (21.2 in)
Length
633 mm (24.9 in)
Height
31 in
Length
25 in
Width
21 in
Weight - Net Dry - Basic Operating Engine Without Optional Attachments
705 lb

Reliable, Quiet and Durable Power

World-class manufacturing capability and processes coupled with proven technologies and extensive field validation assure reliability and durability in tough nonroad applications.

World-class manufacturing capability and processes coupled with proven technologies and extensive field validation assure reliability and durability in tough nonroad applications.

High Performance

Leading edge fuel systems and turbocharging provide high torque even at lower engine speeds.

Fuel Efficiency

Fuel consumption optimized to match the measured operating cycles of a wide range of equipment types.

Fuel consumption optimized to match the measured operating cycles of a wide range of equipment types.

Broad Application Range

Industry-leading range of factory configurable ratings and options for agricultural, material handling, construction, mining, aircraft ground support, and other industrial applications.

Industry-leading range of factory configurable ratings and options for agricultural, material handling, construction, mining, aircraft ground support, and other industrial applications.

Low Cost Maintenance

Worldwide service delivers ease of maintenance and simplifies the servicing routine. Capable of optimal oil change intervals of 500 hours. The S•O•S℠ program is available from your Cat dealer to determine oil change intervals and provide optimal performance.

Worldwide service delivers ease of maintenance and simplifies the servicing routine. Capable of optimal oil change intervals of 500 hours. The S•O•S℠ program is available from your Cat dealer to determine oil change intervals and provide optimal performance.

Quality

Every Cat engine is manufactured to stringent quality standards in order to assure customer satisfaction.

Every Cat engine is manufactured to stringent quality standards in order to assure customer satisfaction.

World-class Product Support Offered Through Global Cat Dealer Network

  • Scheduled maintenance, including SOS℠ sample
  • Customer Support Agreements (CSA)
  • Caterpillar Extended Service Coverage (ESC)
  • Superior dealer service network
  • Extended dealer service network through the Cat Industrial Service Distributor (ISD) program
  • Scheduled maintenance, including SOS℠ sample
  • Customer Support Agreements (CSA)
  • Caterpillar Extended Service Coverage (ESC)
  • Superior dealer service network
  • Extended dealer service network through the Cat Industrial Service Distributor (ISD) program
  • Air Inlet System
    • Induction manifolds
    • Exhaust manifolds
  • Control System
    • Starter motor (12V or 24V)
    • Alternator (12V or 24V)
    • Electronic Control Unit (chassis mounted)
    • Engine control sensors and robust wiring harness
    • Data interface via CANbus J1939
  • Flywheels And Flywheel Housing
    • Flywheel housings – SAE 3 or SAE 4
    • Choice of flywheel to match industry common hydraulic pumps and transmissions
    • Side PTO with SAE A or SAE B interface
  • Fuel System
    • Fuel filter – preconnected but chassis mounted
    • With water sensor
  • Lube System
    • Lubricating oil filters
    • High incline oil pan – 35° continuous in all directions
  • General
    • Cold start capability to -20° C (-4° F) with standard equipment
    • Paint: Caterpillar yellow, with optional colors available at request
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