C280-16

Cat C280-16 Marine Generator Set

A3 ECU
Advantages CAN J1939 data link Waterproof connectors, Maintenance-free, Backup ECU for redundant governing
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
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

Generator Set Specifications

Minimum Rating
4700 ekW (5875 kVA)
Maximum Rating
4840 ekW (6050 kVA)
Frequency
50 Hz or 60 Hz
Speed
1000 rpm (50 hz) or 900 rpm (60 hz)
Minimum Rating
4700 ekW (5875 kVA)
Maximum Rating
4840 ekW (6050 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 16, 4-Stroke-Cycle Diesel
Aspiration
Turbocharged-Aftercooled
Bore
11.0in
Stroke
11.8in
Displacement
18062.0in3
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
18062in³
Governor Type
Electronic
Engine Model
Vee 16, 4-Stroke-Cycle Diesel

Generator Set Dimensions

Length
366.7in
Width
78.3in
Height
164.1in
Weight
31000 kg/ 68343 lb (engine dry weight), 18145 kg/ 40000 lb (generator weight)
Length
366.7in
Width
78.3in
Height
164.1in
Weight
31000 kg/ 68343 lb (engine dry weight), 18145 kg/ 40000 lb (generator weight)

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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