Cat C280-16 Marine Generator Set

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Emissions/Fuel Strategy EPA Tier 2, IMO II
Frequency 50 Hz or 60 Hz
Maximum Rating 4840 ekW (6050 kVA)
Minimum Rating 4700 ekW (5875 kVA)
Speed 1000 rpm (50 hz) or 900 rpm (60 hz)
Aspiration Turbocharged-Aftercooled
Bore 11in
Compression Ratio 50 Hz 13.1
Compression Ratio 60 Hz 13:1
Displacement 18062in³
Engine Model Vee 16, 4-Stroke-Cycle Diesel
Fuel System EUI
Governor Type Electronic
Stroke 11.8in
Height 164.1in
Length 366.7in
Weight 31000 kg/ 68343 lb (engine dry weight), 18145 kg/ 40000 lb (generator weight)
Width 78.3in

Standard Equipment:

  • 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

Optional Equipment: