C280-16 (60 HZ) | 3350-5320 kW Diesel Generator

Diesel Generator Sets C280-16

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Key Specs

Maximum Rating
4840 ekW (60Hz), 6500 kVA (50Hz)
4840 ekW (60Hz), 6500 kVA (50Hz)
Minimum Rating
4400 ekW (60Hz), 5875 kVA (50Hz)
4400 ekW (60Hz), 5875 kVA (50Hz)
Emissions/Fuel Strategy
EPA Tier 4 Final, IMO Tier 2
EPA Tier 4 Final, IMO Tier 2

Overview

C280-16

Producing reliable power from 4400 to 4840 ekW at 60 Hz and 5875 to 6500 kVA at 50Hz, our C280-16 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 C280-16

Maximum Rating 4840 ekW (60Hz), 6500 kVA (50Hz) 4840 ekW (60Hz), 6500 kVA (50Hz)
Minimum Rating 4400 ekW (60Hz), 5875 kVA (50Hz) 4400 ekW (60Hz), 5875 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 C280-16, V-16,4-Stroke Water-Cooled Diesel C280-16, V-16,4-Stroke Water-Cooled Diesel
Bore 11 in 280 mm
Stroke 11.8 in 300 mm
Displacement 18032 in³ 296 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) 141840 lb 64470 kg

C280-16 Standard Equipment

Air Inlet System

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

Cooling System

  • Three-bundle oil cooler
  • Jacket water thermostats
  • Front Mounted turbos
  • Engine coolant water drains
  • Water temperature regulator

Exhaust System

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

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
  • Oil filler and dipstick
  • Service Side Engine mounted on Cylinder Block Inspection Covers
  • Crankcase explosion relief valves
  • Oil pressure regulating valve

Mounting System

  • Damper, torsional vibration
  • Engine and generator mounting

Starting / Charging System

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

General:

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

C280-16 Optional Equipment

Air Inlet System

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

Cooling System

  • Auxiliary water pump
  • Heat exchanger for single circuit
  • Expansion tank
  • Cooling system aids
  • Heating aids

Exhaust System

  • Flexible exhaust Fittings
  • Weld flange and related hardware

Fuel System

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

Generator System

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

Governor System

  • Electronic/actuators
  • EGB actuator
  • Digital programmers
  • Battery backup/power supply
  • 230 UA
  • 723 Plus

Lube System

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

Mounting System

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

Starting / Charging System

  • Compressed air flex hose
  • Turbine type air starters
  • Pressure reducing valve
  • Redundant air starters

General:

  • Custom paint colors

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