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Cat

C280-16 Generator Set (Medium Speed)

Maximum Rating

5320 ekW

Minimum Rating

3350 ekW

Emissions/Fuel Strategy

IMO - Tier 2

Overview

Producing reliable power from 3350 to 5320 ekW at 60 Hz, our C280-16 diesel generator sets are made to meet your mission critical, continuous, standby and prime applications. We’ve designed each to ISO 8528-5 transient response requirements and to accept 100% rated load in one step. The generator set is certified for low fuel consumption.

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Specifications

  • Generator Set Specifications
    Spec Value
    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
    Spec Value
    Engine Model 3616 V-16,4-Stroke Water-Cooled Diesel
    Bore 11 in
    Stroke 11.8 in
    Displacement 18032 in³
    Compression Ratio 13:01
    Aspiration TA
    Fuel System Direct unit injection
    Governor Type Generator Set Monitoring System (GMS)
  • Generator Set Dimensions
    Spec Value
    Length - Maximum 404 in
    Width - Maximum 99.62 in
    Height - Maximum 156.6 in
    Dry Weight - Genset (maximum) 141840 lb

Standard Equipment

Air Inlet System

  • 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