C280-8 (60 HZ) | 1830-2660 kW Diesel Generator

Diesel Generator Sets C280-8

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Key Specs

Maximum Rating
2420 ekW (60Hz), 3250 kVA (50Hz)
2420 ekW (60Hz), 3250 kVA (50Hz)
Minimum Rating
2200 ekW (60Hz), 2938 kVA (50Hz)
2200 ekW (60Hz), 2938 kVA (50Hz)
Emissions/Fuel Strategy
EPA Tier 4 Final, IMO Tier 2
EPA Tier 4 Final, IMO Tier 2

Overview

C280-8

Producing reliable power from 2200 to 2420 ekW at 60 Hz and 2938 to 3250 kVA at 50 Hz, our C280-8 diesel generator sets are made to meet your mission critical, continuous, standby and prime applications. We've designed each to ISO 8528-5 transient response requirements and to accept 100% rated load in one step. The generator set can be configured to meet IMO/EPA Tier 2 or EPA Tier 4 Final.

Benefits

Over 200,000,000 Operating hours

at Global locations

Up to 10% Better Fuel Economy

Demonstrated savings

Over 20% Reduction in Service Time

Two inspection ports per cylinder, segmented camshafts and individual heads ease service

Product Specifications for C280-8

Maximum Rating 2420 ekW (60Hz), 3250 kVA (50Hz) 2420 ekW (60Hz), 3250 kVA (50Hz)
Minimum Rating 2200 ekW (60Hz), 2938 kVA (50Hz) 2200 ekW (60Hz), 2938 kVA (50Hz)
Emissions/Fuel Strategy EPA Tier 4 Final, IMO Tier 2 EPA Tier 4 Final, IMO Tier 2
Frequency 50 / 60 Hz 50 / 60 Hz
Speed 900 / 1000 rpm 900 / 1000 rpm
Duty Cycle Prime, Continuous Prime, Continuous
Engine Model C280-8, I-8,4-Stroke Water-Cooled Diesel C280-8, I-8,4-Stroke Water-Cooled Diesel
Bore 11 in 280 mm
Stroke 11.8 in 300 mm
Displacement 9064 in³ 148 l
Compression Ratio 13:01 13:01
Aspiration TA TA
Fuel System Direct unit injection Direct unit injection
Governor Type Generator Set Monitoring System (GMS) Generator Set Monitoring System (GMS)
Length - Maximum 404 in 10261.7 mm
Width - Maximum 99.62 in 2530.3 mm
Height - Maximum 156.6 in 3977.7 mm
Dry Weight - Genset (maximum) 91050 lb 41390 kg

C280-8 Standard Equipment

Air Inlet System

  • Aftercooler, fresh water, corrosion resistant coated (air side)
  • Breather, crankcase, top-mounted
  • Turbocharger, watercooled (720 rpm and HFO), engine oil lubricated
  • Air inlet shutoff

Cooling System

  • Engine coolant water drains
  • Jacket water thermostats
  • Water temperature regulator

Exhaust System

  • Includes adapter, flexible exhaust fitting
  • 457 mm (18 in) Cat bolt pattern
  • Dry, gas tight, exhaust manifold

Fuel System

  • Simplex or duplex

Generator System

  • Custom generator per generator data sheet completed by dealer

Governor System

  • UG Actuator

Lube System

  • Oil filler and dipstick
  • Crankcase explosion relief valves
  • Oil pressure regulating valve
  • Service side engine mounted on cylinder block inspection covers
  • Wet oil sump. Includes engine-driven main lubrication and oil pumps, oil lines and oil pan
  • Centrifugal oil filters with single shutoff

Mounting System

  • Engine and generator mounting
  • Damper, torsional vibration

Starting / Charging System

  • Air silencer
  • Vane type air starter
  • One motor, engine mounted at rear, on left side
  • Line group for single point custom connection

General:

  • Paint, Caterpillar yellow
  • Gear driven pumps: Fuel/oil/jacket water/Aftercooler/Oil cooler water

C280-8 Optional Equipment

Air Inlet System

  • Air cleaner louver assembly
  • Boost control valve
  • Soot filter
  • Vertical support bracket
  • Heavy duty air cleaner
  • Air inlet adapter

Cooling System

  • Heating aids
  • Auxiliary water pump
  • Cooling system aids
  • Expansion tank

Exhaust System

  • Weld flange and related hardware
  • Flexible exhaust fittings

Fuel System

  • Fuel priming pump
  • Fuel system connections
  • Duplex primary fuel strainer

Generator System

  • 3 Phase, six Leads, WYE
  • Class F insulation
  • Busbar connections
  • Winding temperature detectors
  • Anti-condensation space heaters

Governor System

  • Battery backup/power supply
  • EGB actuator
  • 2301 A load share
  • Electronic/actuators
  • Digital programmers
  • 723 Plus

Lube System

  • Oil pan drain valve
  • Lube ANSI adapter (Emergency connection)

Mounting System

  • Spring type vibration isolators
  • Isolator
  • Vertically restrained
  • Non-vertically restrained

Starting / Charging System

  • Pressure reducing valve
  • Compressed air flex hose

General:

  • Custom paint colors

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