C2.8

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.

 

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Power Rating
Maximum Power55kW
Maximum Torque300Nm @ 1600 rpm
Rated Speed2200-2400 rpm
Minimum Power50kW
Emission Standards
EmissionsUN ECE R96 Stage IIIA, Brazil MAR-1
General
Engine ConfigurationInline 4, 4-Stroke-Cycle Diesel
Bore90mm
Stroke110mm
Displacement2.8l
Compression Ratio17.0:1
AspirationTurbocharged (T) and Turbocharged Aftercooled (TA)
Combustion SystemDirect Injection
Rotation from Flywheel EndCounterclockwise
Aftertreatment-
Engine Dimensions - Approximate
Length633mm
Width538mm
Height786mm
Weight - Net Dry - Basic Operating Engine Without Optional Attachments320kg
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
Reliable, Quiet and Durable Power
World-class manufacturing capability and processes coupled with proven technologies and extensive field validation assure reliability and durability in tough nonroad applications.
High Performance
Leading edge fuel systems and turbocharging provide high torque even at lower engine speeds.
Fuel Efficiency
Fuel consumption optimized to match the measured operating cycles of a wide range of equipment types.
Broad Application Range
Industry-leading range of factory configurable ratings and options for agricultural, material handling, construction, mining, aircraft ground support, and other industrial applications.
Low Cost Maintenance
Worldwide service delivers ease of maintenance and simplifies the servicing routine. Capable of optimal oil change intervals of 500 hours. The S•O•S℠ program is available from your Cat dealer to determine oil change intervals and provide optimal performance.
Quality
Every Cat engine is manufactured to stringent quality standards in order to assure customer satisfaction.
World-class Product Support Offered Through Global Cat Dealer Network
  • Scheduled maintenance, including SOS℠ sample
  • Customer Support Agreements (CSA)
  • Caterpillar Extended Service Coverage (ESC)
  • Superior dealer service network
  • Extended dealer service network through the Cat Industrial Service Distributor (ISD) program
Specifications
Power Rating
Maximum Power55kW
Maximum Torque300Nm @ 1600 rpm
Rated Speed2200-2400 rpm
Minimum Power50kW
Emission Standards
EmissionsUN ECE R96 Stage IIIA, Brazil MAR-1
General
Engine ConfigurationInline 4, 4-Stroke-Cycle Diesel
Bore90mm
Stroke110mm
Displacement2.8l
Compression Ratio17.0:1
AspirationTurbocharged (T) and Turbocharged Aftercooled (TA)
Combustion SystemDirect Injection
Rotation from Flywheel EndCounterclockwise
Aftertreatment-
Engine Dimensions - Approximate
Length633mm
Width538mm
Height786mm
Weight - Net Dry - Basic Operating Engine Without Optional Attachments320kg
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
Benefits & Features
Reliable, Quiet and Durable Power
World-class manufacturing capability and processes coupled with proven technologies and extensive field validation assure reliability and durability in tough nonroad applications.
High Performance
Leading edge fuel systems and turbocharging provide high torque even at lower engine speeds.
Fuel Efficiency
Fuel consumption optimized to match the measured operating cycles of a wide range of equipment types.
Broad Application Range
Industry-leading range of factory configurable ratings and options for agricultural, material handling, construction, mining, aircraft ground support, and other industrial applications.
Low Cost Maintenance
Worldwide service delivers ease of maintenance and simplifies the servicing routine. Capable of optimal oil change intervals of 500 hours. The S•O•S℠ program is available from your Cat dealer to determine oil change intervals and provide optimal performance.
Quality
Every Cat engine is manufactured to stringent quality standards in order to assure customer satisfaction.
World-class Product Support Offered Through Global Cat Dealer Network
  • Scheduled maintenance, including SOS℠ sample
  • Customer Support Agreements (CSA)
  • Caterpillar Extended Service Coverage (ESC)
  • Superior dealer service network
  • Extended dealer service network through the Cat Industrial Service Distributor (ISD) program
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