C280-6

Overview

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.

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Engine Specifications
Minimum Rating1730ekW
Maximum Rating2030ekW
EmissionsIMO Tier 2 / EPA Marine Tier 2
Oil Change Interval1000h
Fuel SystemEUI
Bore280mm
Stroke300mm
Weight41500kg
Displacement111l
Engine ControlElectronic ADEM™ A3
AspirationTurbocharged-Aftercooled
Generator Set ControlGenerator Monitoring System (GMS)
Dimensions
Width1818mm
Length7441mm
Height2733mm
Capacity for Liquids
Lube Oil System - Refill867l
Cooling System - Engine397l
Product Consist
The engine is a turbocharged, aftercooled, four-strokecycle- diesel, electronic unit injection engine with a 280 mm (11 in) bore by 300 mm (11.8 in) stroke. SAE standard rotation is counterclockwise as viewed from the rear of engine flywheel.
Emissions Certifications
GL and CCS approved IMO certificate — includes statement of compliance or Engine International Air Pollution Prevention (EIAPP) certificate, supplied by the Recognized Organization (RO) where available, and technical file to be kept on board per IMO regulations.
Marine Certification Society type-approval
ABS, BV, CCS, DnV, GL, LRS
Spray shielding to meet SOLAS regulations for flammable fluids
European Certifications
Declaration of Incorporation for EU Machinery Safety
Directive and EU Low Voltage Safety Directive
Air Inlet System
Fresh water aftercooler, corrosion resistant coated (air side)
Air inlet shutoff
Turbocharger, rear-mounted, oil lubricated
Control System
Single Cat ADEM A3 electronic engine control module with electronic unit injector fuel system, rigid wiring harness (10 amp 24V power required to drive electronic engine control modules)
Cooling System
Gear-driven jacket water (JW) pump
Gear-driven separate-circuit aftercooler/oil cooler (AC/OC) pump
Engine coolant water drains
Exhaust System
Dry, gas tight exhaust manifold
Fuel System
Distillate fuel (requires viscosity ranging from 1.4 cSt to 20 cSt at 38°C)
Fuel pump, gear-driven
Fuel transfer pump (mounted on left-hand side)
Duplex fuel filters, rear-engine-mounted
Electronically controlled unit injectors
Lube system
Centrifugal oil filters with single shutoff, service-side engine mounted on cylinder block inspection covers (includes installed oil lines and single shutoff valve), filters centrifuge bypass oil from the main lubricating oil pump (can be serviced with the engine running)
Oil filler and dipstick
Oil pressure regulating valve
Dry engine-mounted sump system that gravity feeds into base assembly integral sump
Engine-mounted duplex oil filter
Intermittent air prelube
Continuous electric prelube
Redundant prelube with continuous electric prelube and intermittent air prelube backup
Oil pan drain valves
Electric continuous prelube pump
Lube oil heater
Oil pump - gear drive
Protection System
Crankcase explosion relief valves
Alarm and shutdown during abnormal operation
Instrumentation
PLC-based system provides protection, monitoring, and control housed in a NEMA 4 (IP66) enclosure.
General
Service Literature
Custom Packaging
For any petroleum application, trust Caterpillar to meet your project needs with custom factory generator sets and mechanical packages. Cat engines, generators, controls, radiators, and transmissions can be custom designed and matched in collaboration with our local dealers to create unique solutions. Custom packages are globally supported and are covered by a one year warranty after startup.
Custom Packaging
For any petroleum application, trust Caterpillar to meet your project needs with custom factory generator sets and mechanical packages. Cat engines, generators, controls, radiators, and transmissions can be custom designed and matched in collaboration with our local dealers to create unique solutions. Custom packages are globally supported and are covered by a one year warranty after startup.
Full Range of Attachments
Large variety of factory-installed engine attachments increases application flexibility and reduces installation time. Testing • Every unit is full-load tested to ensure proper package performance • Full range of factory tests and reports are available including performance, torsional-vibration analysis, fuel consumption, engine, and generator special tests
Testing
• Every unit is full-load tested to ensure proper package performance • Full range of factory tests and reports are available including performance, torsional-vibration analysis, fuel consumption, engine, and generator special tests
Product Support Offered Through the Global Cat Dealer Network
- More than 2,200 dealer outlets - Cat factory-trained dealer technicians service every aspect of your Cat petroleum product - Worldwide parts availability, service, and warranty - Preventive maintenance agreements available for repairbefore- failure options - SOSSM program matches your oil and coolant samples against Caterpillar set standards to determine: Internal engine component condition Presence of unwanted fluids Presence of combustion by-products Site-specific oil change interval
Product Support Offered Through the Global Cat Dealer Network
- More than 2,200 dealer outlets - Cat factory-trained dealer technicians service every aspect of your Cat petroleum product - Worldwide parts availability, service, and warranty - Preventive maintenance agreements available for repairbefore- failure opti
Over 80 Years of Engine Manufacturing Experience
• C280 engines incorporate over 20 years of proven component reliability and durability from 3600 engines • Large field population in offshore applications provides proven performance, reliability, durability, and established worldwide product support network
Web Site
Visit www.catoilandgasinfo.com to learn more.
Improved Fuel Efficiency
- Electronic Unit Injection (EUI) fuel system provides optimized combustion at any load - Lower specific fuel consumption at part load - Reduced transient smoke and emissions
Specifications
Engine Specifications
Minimum Rating1730ekW
Maximum Rating2030ekW
EmissionsIMO Tier 2 / EPA Marine Tier 2
Oil Change Interval1000h
Fuel SystemEUI
Bore280mm
Stroke300mm
Weight41500kg
Displacement111l
Engine ControlElectronic ADEM™ A3
AspirationTurbocharged-Aftercooled
Generator Set ControlGenerator Monitoring System (GMS)
Dimensions
Width1818mm
Length7441mm
Height2733mm
Capacity for Liquids
Lube Oil System - Refill867l
Cooling System - Engine397l
Equipment
Product Consist
The engine is a turbocharged, aftercooled, four-strokecycle- diesel, electronic unit injection engine with a 280 mm (11 in) bore by 300 mm (11.8 in) stroke. SAE standard rotation is counterclockwise as viewed from the rear of engine flywheel.
Emissions Certifications
GL and CCS approved IMO certificate — includes statement of compliance or Engine International Air Pollution Prevention (EIAPP) certificate, supplied by the Recognized Organization (RO) where available, and technical file to be kept on board per IMO regulations.
Marine Certification Society type-approval
ABS, BV, CCS, DnV, GL, LRS
Spray shielding to meet SOLAS regulations for flammable fluids
European Certifications
Declaration of Incorporation for EU Machinery Safety
Directive and EU Low Voltage Safety Directive
Air Inlet System
Fresh water aftercooler, corrosion resistant coated (air side)
Air inlet shutoff
Turbocharger, rear-mounted, oil lubricated
Control System
Single Cat ADEM A3 electronic engine control module with electronic unit injector fuel system, rigid wiring harness (10 amp 24V power required to drive electronic engine control modules)
Cooling System
Gear-driven jacket water (JW) pump
Gear-driven separate-circuit aftercooler/oil cooler (AC/OC) pump
Engine coolant water drains
Exhaust System
Dry, gas tight exhaust manifold
Fuel System
Distillate fuel (requires viscosity ranging from 1.4 cSt to 20 cSt at 38°C)
Fuel pump, gear-driven
Fuel transfer pump (mounted on left-hand side)
Duplex fuel filters, rear-engine-mounted
Electronically controlled unit injectors
Lube system
Centrifugal oil filters with single shutoff, service-side engine mounted on cylinder block inspection covers (includes installed oil lines and single shutoff valve), filters centrifuge bypass oil from the main lubricating oil pump (can be serviced with the engine running)
Oil filler and dipstick
Oil pressure regulating valve
Dry engine-mounted sump system that gravity feeds into base assembly integral sump
Engine-mounted duplex oil filter
Intermittent air prelube
Continuous electric prelube
Redundant prelube with continuous electric prelube and intermittent air prelube backup
Oil pan drain valves
Electric continuous prelube pump
Lube oil heater
Oil pump - gear drive
Protection System
Crankcase explosion relief valves
Alarm and shutdown during abnormal operation
Instrumentation
PLC-based system provides protection, monitoring, and control housed in a NEMA 4 (IP66) enclosure.
General
Service Literature
Benefits & Features
Custom Packaging
Custom Packaging
Full Range of Attachments
Testing
Product Support Offered Through the Global Cat Dealer Network
Product Support Offered Through the Global Cat Dealer Network
Over 80 Years of Engine Manufacturing Experience
Web Site
Improved Fuel Efficiency
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