C280-16

C280-16

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 5320 ekW
Minimum Rating 3350 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 5320 ekW
Minimum Rating 3350 ekW
Emissions/Fuel Strategy IMO - Tier 2
Frequency 60 Hz
Speed 720 & 900 rpm
Duty Cycle Prime, Continuous
Engine Specifications
Engine Model 3616 V-16,4-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 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 & 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

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
    • Bus Bar 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 Isolator
    • 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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