C280-6 Offshore Generator Set

C280-6 Offshore Generator Set

The C280-6 generator set incorporates years of proven success of the 3600 engine with the latest technology in electronics. The result is a fully integrated solution that is ...
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Engine Specifications

Minimum Rating
2320kV·A
Maximum Rating
2722kV·A
Emissions
IMO Tier 2 / EPA Marine Tier 2
Stroke
11.8in
Oil Change Interval
1000h
Fuel System
EUI
Displacement
6773in³
Bore
11in
Aspiration
Turbocharged-Aftercooled
Engine Control
Electronic ADEM™ A3
Generator Set Control
Generator Monitoring System (GMS)
Weight
91492lb

Dimensions

Height
107.6in
Length
293in
Width
71.6in

Capacity for Liquids

Cooling System - Engine
105gal (US)
Lube Oil System - Refill
229gal (US)

Custom Packaging

For any petroleum application, trust Caterpillar to meet your project needs with custom factory generator sets and mechanical packages. Cat engines, generators, controls, radiators, and transmissions can be custom designed and matched in collaboration with our local dealers to create unique solutions. Custom packages are globally supported and are covered by a one year warranty after startup.

Custom Packaging

For any petroleum application, trust Caterpillar to meet your project needs with custom factory generator sets and mechanical packages. Cat engines, generators, controls, radiators, and transmissions can be custom designed and matched in collaboration with our local dealers to create unique solutions. Custom packages are globally supported and are covered by a one year warranty after startup.

Full Range of Attachments

Large variety of factory-installed engine attachments increases application flexibility and reduces installation time. Testing • Every unit is full-load tested to ensure proper package performance • Full range of factory tests and reports are available including performance, torsional-vibration analysis, fuel consumption, engine, and generator special tests

Testing

• Every unit is full-load tested to ensure proper package performance • Full range of factory tests and reports are available including performance, torsional-vibration analysis, fuel consumption, engine, and generator special tests

Product Support Offered Through the Global Cat Dealer Network

- More than 2,200 dealer outlets - Cat factory-trained dealer technicians service every aspect of your Cat petroleum product - Worldwide parts availability, service, and warranty - Preventive maintenance agreements available for repairbefore- failure opti

Product Support Offered Through the Global Cat Dealer Network

- More than 2,200 dealer outlets - Cat factory-trained dealer technicians service every aspect of your Cat petroleum product - Worldwide parts availability, service, and warranty - Preventive maintenance agreements available for repairbefore- failure options - SOSSM program matches your oil and coolant samples against Caterpillar set standards to determine: Internal engine component condition Presence of unwanted fluids Presence of combustion by-products Site-specific oil change interval

Over 80 Years of Engine Manufacturing Experience

• C280 engines incorporate over 20 years of proven component reliability and durability from 3600 engines • Large field population in offshore applications provides proven performance, reliability, durability, and established worldwide product support network

Web Site

Visit www.catoilandgasinfo.com to learn more.

Improved Fuel Efficiency

- Electronic Unit Injection (EUI) fuel system provides optimized combustion at any load - Lower specific fuel consumption at part load - Reduced transient smoke and emissions

Standard Equipment:

Optional Equipment:

    Air Inlet System
    • 90° adapter and straight adapters for air inlet to turbocharger Air cleaners
    • Air cleaners with Cat dry paper filter elements (approximately 99.9% efficient at filtering SAE fine dust)
    • Soot filter
    Control System
    • 4-20 mA load feedback signal
    • Load sharing module
    • Direct rack module
    Cooling System
    • Separate Circuit Aftercooler (SCAC)
    • Customer water connections
    • Jacket water thermostats
    • AC/OC thermostats
    • Accessory module-mounted high volume expansion tank
    • Jacket water heater
    • Heat recovery connections and thermostats for use with water maker system
    • ANSI connection adapters
    Exhaust System
    • Exhaust manifold shields
    • Vertical or 30° outboard exhaust orientation options
    • Exhaust outlet expanders and weld flanges
    Fuel System
    • Manual fuel priming pump
    • Duplex primary fuel strainer
    • Flexible fuel hose connections
    Lube System
    • Dry engine-mounted sump system that gravity feeds into base assembly integral sump
    • Engine-mounted duplex oil filter
    • Intermittent air prelube
    • Continuous electric prelube
    • Redundant prelube with continuous electric prelube and intermittent air prelube backup
    • Oil pan drain valves
    • Electric continuous prelube pump
    • Lube oil heater
    Protection System
    • Wiring meets MCS requirements
    • Upgrade PLC monitor to industrial PC
    • Upgrades AC/OC, JW and start air pressure from contactors to transducers
    • Raw water/sea water pressure transducer
    • Modbus communication
    • Beacon and horn
    • Single engine remote display monitor
    • Emergency pump start signal
    • Cabinet cooler
    • Generator power monitoring
    • Remote relay panel
    • Turbocharger speed sensors
    • Cylinder pressure relief valve
    • Oil mist detector
    • Flywheel and damper guards
    Mounting System
    • Base aseembly
    • Vertically-restrained vibration isolators and weld plates
    Starting System
    • Single turbine air starters
    • Boost control valve for extremely cold ambient conditions
    • Air start pressure reducing valves
    General
    • Torsional couplings
    • Mounting groups for engine, generator, and base
    • Accessory module to mount attachments such as the expansion tank, heat exchanger, instrument panel and engine controls, annunciator panel, alarm and shutdown contactors, fuel strainer
    • Flywheel
    • Engine barring device options:
    • One-year storage preservation
    • Oceanic transportation shipping protection (shrink wrap and tarp)
    • Engine testing — certified dynamometer test, fuel consumption test, rated speed performance test, overload test, minimum power setting, peak firing pressure test, turbo work cert and crankshaft work cert
    • Standard and project-specific witness testing
    • Spare parts kit
    Literature
    • Project-specific installation drawings
    • Electrical schematics and P&ID drawings