C280-6 (60 HZ) | 1650-2000kW(2MW) Diesel Generator

Diesel Generator Sets C280-6

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Key Specs

Maximum Rating
1820 ekW (60Hz), 2425 kVA (50Hz)
1820 ekW (60Hz), 2425 kVA (50Hz)
Minimum Rating
1650 ekW (60Hz), 2200 kVA (50Hz)
1650 ekW (60Hz), 2200 kVA (50Hz)
Emissions/Fuel Strategy
IMO Tier 2
IMO Tier 2

Overview

C280-6

Producing reliable power from 1650 to 1820 ekW at 60 Hz and 2200 to 2425 kVA at 50 Hz, our C280-6 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 meets IMO/EPA Tier 2 emissions.

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 C280-6

Maximum Rating 1820 ekW (60Hz), 2425 kVA (50Hz) 1820 ekW (60Hz), 2425 kVA (50Hz)
Minimum Rating 1650 ekW (60Hz), 2200 kVA (50Hz) 1650 ekW (60Hz), 2200 kVA (50Hz)
Emissions/Fuel Strategy IMO Tier 2 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 C280-6, I-6,4-Stroke Water-Cooled Diesel C280-6, I-6,4-Stroke Water-Cooled Diesel
Bore 11 in 280 mm
Stroke 11.8 in 300 mm
Displacement 111 in³ 6762 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) 74970 lb 34070 kg

C280-6 Standard Equipment

Air Inlet System

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

Cooling System

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

Exhaust System

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

Fuel System

  • Simplex or duplex

Generator System

  • Custom generator per generator data sheet completed by dealer

Governor System

  • UG Actuator

Lube System

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

Mounting System

  • Damper, torsional vibration
  • Engine and generator mounting

Starting / Charging System

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

General:

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

C280-6 Optional Equipment

Air Inlet System

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

Cooling System

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

Exhaust System

  • Weld flange and related hardware
  • Flexible exhaust fittings

Fuel System

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

Generator System

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

Governor System

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

Lube System

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

Mounting System

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

Starting / Charging System

  • Pressure reducing valve
  • Compressed air flex hose

General:

  • Custom paint colors

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