Industrial Diesel Engines C2.8

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Key Specs

Maximum Power
74 HP
55 kW
Maximum Torque
221 lb-ft @ 1600 rpm
300 Nm @ 1600 rpm
Emissions
UN ECE R96 Stage IIIA, Brazil MAR-1
UN ECE R96 Stage IIIA, Brazil MAR-1

Overview

The Cat® C2.8 Industrial Diesel Engines offer the perfect balance of compact size, reliability, and performance. This engine is offered in ratings ranging up to 55 bkW (74 bhp) @ 2500 rpm. The C2.8 is designed to meet the needs of many industries and applications, including agricultural tractors, aerial lifts, aircraft ground support, bore/drill rigs, chippers/grinders, compactors/rollers, compressors, forestry, irrigation equipment, material handling, mining, earthmoving equipment, paving equipment, pumps, fruit harvesters equipment, turf and underground mining equipment.

Product Specifications for C2.8

Maximum Power 74 HP 55 kW
Maximum Torque 221 lb-ft @ 1600 rpm 300 Nm @ 1600 rpm
Rated Speed 2200-2400 rpm 2200-2400 rpm
Minimum Power 67 HP 50 kW
Emissions UN ECE R96 Stage IIIA, Brazil MAR-1 UN ECE R96 Stage IIIA, Brazil MAR-1
Engine Configuration Inline 4, 4-Stroke-Cycle Diesel Inline 4, 4-Stroke-Cycle Diesel
Bore 3.5 in 90 mm
Stroke 4.3 in 110 mm
Displacement 171 in³ 2.8 l
Compression Ratio 17.0:1 17.0:1
Aspiration Turbocharged (T) and Turbocharged Aftercooled (TA) Turbocharged (T) and Turbocharged Aftercooled (TA)
Combustion System Direct Injection Direct Injection
Rotation from Flywheel End Counterclockwise Counterclockwise
Aftertreatment - -
Length 24.9 in 633 mm
Width 21.2 in 538 mm
Height 30.9 in 786 mm
Weight - Net Dry - Basic Operating Engine Without Optional Attachments 705 lb 320 kg

C2.8 Standard Equipment

Air Inlet System

  • Induction manifolds
  • Exhaust manifolds

Control System

  • Starter motor (12V or 24V)
  • Alternator (12V or 24V)
  • Electronic Control Unit (chassis mounted)
  • Engine control sensors and robust wiring harness
  • Data interface via CANbus J1939

Flywheels and Flywheel Housing

  • Flywheel housings – SAE 3 or SAE 4
  • Choice of flywheel to match industry common hydraulic pumps and transmissions
  • Side PTO with SAE A or SAE B interface

Fuel System

  • Fuel filter – preconnected but chassis mounted
  • With water sensor

Lube System

  • Lubricating oil filters
  • High incline oil pan – 35° continuous in all directions

General

  • Cold start capability to -20° C (-4° F) with standard equipment
  • Paint: Caterpillar yellow, with optional colors available at request

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