C280-12

Cat C280-12 Marine Generator Set

A3 ECU - Advantages
CAN J1939 data link Waterproof connectors, Maintenance-free, Backup ECU for redundant governing
A3 ECU - 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
A3 ECU - 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,...
Customer Interface Panel
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
“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
A3 ECU - Advantages
CAN J1939 data link Waterproof connectors, Maintenance-free, Backup ECU for redundant governing
A3 ECU - 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
A3 ECU - 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
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
“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

Generator Set Specifications

Minimum Rating
3520 ekW (4400 kVA)
Maximum Rating
3640 ekW (4550 kVA)
Frequency
50 Hz or 60 Hz
Speed
1000 rpm (50 hz) or 900 rpm (60 hz)
Minimum Rating
3520 ekW (4400 kVA)
Maximum Rating
3640 ekW (4550 kVA)
Frequency
50 Hz or 60 Hz
Speed
1000 rpm (50 hz) or 900 rpm (60 hz)
Emissions/Fuel Strategy
EPA Tier 2, IMO II

Generator Set Configurations

Emissions/Fuel Strategy
EPA Tier 2, IMO II

Engine Specifications

Engine Model
Vee 12, 4-Stroke-Cycle Diesel
Aspiration
Turbocharged-Aftercooled
Bore
11.0in
Stroke
11.8in
Displacement
13546.0in3
Governor Type
Electronic
Fuel System
EUI
Compression Ratio 50 Hz
13.1
Compression Ratio 60 Hz
13:1
Aspiration
Turbocharged-Aftercooled
Bore
11in
Stroke
11.8in
Displacement
13546in³
Governor Type
Electronic
Engine Model
Vee 12, 4-Stroke-Cycle Diesel

Generator Set Dimensions

Length
316.5in
Width
77.2in
Height
155.0in
Weight (Estimated)
25000.0lb
Length
316.5in
Width
77.2in
Height
155in
Weight - Estimated
25000lb

Standard/Optional Features

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:

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Stroke
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