Cat® C2.8 Diesel Engine

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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.

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Maximum Power 74HP
Maximum Torque 280lb-ft @ 1360 rpm
Minimum Power 67HP
Rated Speed 2200 - 2400 rpm
Emissions U.S. EPA & CARB Tier 4 Final, EU Stage V
Aftertreatment DOC+DPF
Aspiration Turbocharged (T) and Turbocharged-Aftercooled (TA)
Bore 3.5in
Combustion System Direct Injection
Compression Ratio 17.0:1
Displacement 171in³
Engine Configuration In-Line 4
Rotation from Flywheel End Counterclockwise
Stroke 4.3in
Height 30.9in
Length 24.9in
Weight - Net Dry - Basic Operating Engine Without Optional Attachments 750lb
Width 22.4in

Standard Equipment:

  • Air Inlet System
    • Induction manifolds
    • Exhaust manifolds
    • Engine-mounted aftertreatment
  • Control System
    • Starter motor (12V)
    • Alternator (12V)
    • 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
  • U.s. Epa Tier 4 Final, Proposed Eu Stage V Aftertreatment/ Clean Emissions Control Equipment
    • Diesel Oxidation Catalyst (DOC) (Tier 4 Final and Stage V)
    • Diesel Particulate Filter (DPF) (Stage V)

Optional Equipment: