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The C280-6 generator set incorporates years of proven success of the 3600 engine with the latest technology in electronics. The result is a fully integrated solution that is ideal for offshore operations. Ideal applications for the C280-6 offshore generator set are main power on-board drilling and production vessels and platforms. Complete package offerings are MCS type-approved and compliant with IMO Tier II emissions standards, making integration of the Cat C280-12 generator set into the vessel a simplified operation. Cat generator sets are backed by the worldwide network of Cat dealers ready to support your operation with technical support, service, parts, and warranty. Cat C280-6 offshore generator set. Ratings: 1661-1940 ekW (2076-2771 kVA) @ 50/60 Hz (1000/900 rpm). IMO Tier II emissions compliant.

Engine Specifications

Minimum Rating 2320.0 kV·A 1730.0 ekW Less
Maximum Rating 2722.0 kV·A 2030.0 ekW Less
Emissions IMO Tier 2 / EPA Marine Tier 2 IMO Tier 2 / EPA Marine Tier 2 Less
Aspiration Turbocharged-Aftercooled Turbocharged-Aftercooled Less
Bore 11.0 in 280.0 mm Less
Displacement 6773.0 in³ 111.0 l Less
Engine Control Electronic ADEM™ A3 Electronic ADEM™ A3 Less
Fuel System EUI EUI Less
Generator Set Control Generator Monitoring System (GMS) Generator Monitoring System (GMS) Less
Oil Change Interval 1000.0 h 1000.0 h Less
Stroke 11.8 in 300.0 mm Less
Weight 91492.0 lb 41500.0 kg Less


Height 107.6 in 2733.0 mm Less
Length 293.0 in 7441.0 mm Less
Width 71.6 in 1818.0 mm Less

Capacity for Liquids

Cooling System - Engine 105.0 gal (US) 397.0 l Less
Lube Oil System - Refill 229.0 gal (US) 867.0 l Less