Cat C280-8 Marine Generator Set

Cat C280-8 Marine Generator Set

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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)

Engine Specifications

Aspiration
Turbocharged-Aftercooled
Bore
11in
Stroke
11.8in
Displacement
9031in³
Governor Type
Electronic
Fuel System
EUI
Compression Ratio 50 Hz
13.1
Compression Ratio 60 Hz
13:1
Engine Model
In-line 8, 4-Stroke-Cycle Diesel

Generator Set Dimensions

Length
316.5in
Width
77.2in
Height
155in
Weight - Estimated
25000lb

Generator Set Configurations

Emissions/Fuel Strategy
EPA Tier 2, IMO II

A3 ECU

Advantages

CAN J1939 data link Waterproof connectors, Maintenance-free, Backup ECU for redundant governing

Electronic Advantages

Load feedback, Programmable droop, Adjustable gain, Adjustable fuel/air ratio control, Histograms of engine operation, Cat Messenger display presents diagnostics and other engine parameters

Data Advantages through J1939 Link

Engine speed, Boost pressure, Throttle position, Fuel consumption rate, Inlet manifold temperature, Diagnostic codes and events, Configuration, Desired engine speed, Battery voltage, Engine load, Lifetime totals — engine hours, fuel burned, idle fuel, idle hours, Trip totals — average fuel rate, idle fuel, idle hours, engine hours, fuel burned, trip reset

Customer Interface Panel

Advantages

Interfaces with standard Cat® Marine Monitoring System (PLC in Price List), Provides visual indication of ECU functionality, Accepts 4 — 20 mA or PWM remote throttle speed input, Marine alarm and protection

Electronic Unit Injectors

Advantages

“Drop-in” installation, No threaded fuel connections, High pressure inside injector only, Does not require double wall fuel lines or leak collection device, Injector synchronization not required

Standard Equipment: