C280-12

C280-12

Overview

Caterpillar is leading the power generation marketplace with Power Solutions engineered to deliver unmatched flexibility, expandability, reliability, and cost-effectiveness.

Specifications

Units: 
Maximum Rating 4000 ekW
Minimum Rating 3300 ekW
Emissions/Fuel Strategy IMO - Tier 2
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Benefits & Features

Cat Diesel Engine

Generator

World Wide Product Support

  June 9, 2022

Specifications

Units: 
Generator Set Specifications
Maximum Rating 4000 ekW
Minimum Rating 3300 ekW
Emissions/Fuel Strategy IMO - Tier 2
Frequency 60 Hz
Speed 720 & 900 rpm
Duty Cycle Prime, Continuous
Engine Specifications
Engine Model 3612 V-12,4-Stroke Water-Cooled Diesel
Bore
Stroke
Displacement
Compression Ratio 13:01
Aspiration TA
Fuel System Direct unit injection
Governor Type Generator Set Monitoring System (GMS)
Generator Set Dimensions
Length - Maximum
Width - Maximum
Height - Maximum
Dry Weight - Genset (maximum)

Benefits & Features

Cat Diesel Engine

Cat Diesel Engine

    • Reliable, rugged, durable design
    • Field-proven in thousands of applications worldwide
    • Four-stroke-cycle diesel engine combines consistent performance and excellent fuel economy with minimum weight

Generator

Generator

    • Matched to the performance and output characteristics of Cat engines
    • Industry leading mechanical and electrical design
    • Industry leading motor starting capabilities
    • High Efficiency

World Wide Product Support

World Wide Product Support

    • Cat dealers provide extensive post-sale support including maintenance and repair agreements.
    • Cat dealers have over 1,800 dealer branch stores operating in 200 countries. The Caterpillar S•O•S℠ program cost effectively detects internal engine component condition, even the presence of unwanted fluids and combustion by-products

Full Range of Attachments

Full Range of Attachments

    • Wide range of bolt-on system expansion attachments, factory designed and tested Flexible packaging options for easy and cost effective installation

Standard Equipment

  • Air Inlet System <!-- 3600 series only -->
    • Air cleaner
    • Air inlet shutoff
    • Breather, crankcase, top-mounted
    • Turbocharger, watercooled, engine oil lubricated
    • Aftercooler, fresh water, corrosion resistant coated (air side)
  • Cooling System
    • Front mounted turbos
    • Jacket water thermostats
    • Water temperature regulator
    • Engine coolant water drains
    • Three-bundle oil cooler
  • Exhaust System
    • 457 mm (18 in) Cat bolt pattern
    • Dry, gas tight, exhaust manifold
    • 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
    • Oil filler and dipstick
    • Centrifugal oil filters with single shutoff
    • Crankcase explosion relief valves
    • Oil pressure regulating valve
    • Wet oil sump. Includes engine-driven main lubrication & oil pumps, oil lines and oil pan
    • Service side engine mounted on cylinder block inspection covers
  • Mounting System
    • Engine and generator mounting
    • Damper, torsional vibration
  • Starting / Charging System
    • Vane type air starter
    • Two motors, engine mounted at rear, on left side
    • Line group for single point custom connection
    • Air silencer
  • General:
    • Gear driven pumps: Fuel / Oil / Jacket water / Aftercooler / Oil cooler water
    • Paint, Caterpillar yellow

Optional Equipment

  • Air Inlet System
    • Boost control valve
    • Soot Filter
    • Heavy duty air cleaner
    • Air cleaner louver assembly
    • Vertical Support Bracket
    • Air inlet adapter
  • Cooling System
    • Expansion tank
    • Heating aids
    • Cooling system aids
    • Heat exchanger for single circuit
    • Auxiliary water pump
  • Exhaust System
    • Weld flange and related hardware
    • Flexible exhaust fittings
  • Fuel System
    • Fuel priming pump
    • Fuel system connections
    • Duplex primary fuel strainer
  • Generator System
    • Anti-condensation space heaters
    • Winding temperature detectors
    • Busbar connections
    • Class F insulation
    • 3 Phase, six leads, WYE
  • Governor System
    • Battery backup / Power supply
    • Electronic / Actuators
    • 723 Plus
    • 230 UA
    • EGB actuator
    • Digital programmers
  • Lube System
    • Lube ANSI adapter (Emergency connection)
    • Oil pan drain valve
  • Mounting System
    • Spring type vibration isolator
    • Non-vertically restrained
    • Isolator
    • Vertically restrained
  • Starting / Charging System
    • Compressed air flex hose
    • Turbine type air starters
    • Redundant air starters
    • Pressure reducing valve
  • General:
    • Custom Paint Colors

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