The C280-8 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 C280-8 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 C280-8 offshore generator set. Ratings: 2208-2600 ekW (2760-3714 kVA) @ 50/60 Hz (1000/900 rpm). IMO Tier II emissions compliant.
The engine is a turbocharged, aftercooled, four-strokecycle-diesel, electronic unit injection engine with a280 mm (11 in) bore by 300 mm (11.8 in) stroke. SAEstandard rotation is counterclockwise as viewed from therear of engine flywheel.
GL and CCS approved IMO certificate — includesstatement of compliance or Engine International AirPollution Prevention (EIAPP) certificate, supplied by theRecognized Organization (RO) where available, andtechnical 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 flammablefluids
Declaration of Incorporation for EU Machinery Safety
Directive and EU Low Voltage Safety Directive
Air Inlet System
Fresh water aftercooler, corrosion resistant coated (airside)
Air inlet shutoff
Turbocharger, rear-mounted, oil lubricated
Single Cat ADEM A3 electronic engine control module withelectronic unit injector fuel system, rigid wiring harness(10 amp 24V power required to drive electronic enginecontrol modules)
Distillate fuel (requires viscosity ranging from 1.4 cStto 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 unitinjectors
Centrifugal oil filters with single shutoff, service-side enginemounted on cylinder block inspection covers (includesinstalled oil lines and single shutoff valve), filters centrifugebypass oil from the main lubricating oil pump (can be servicedwith the engine running)
Oil filler and dipstick
Oil pressure regulating valve
Dry engine-mounted sump system that gravity feeds intobase assembly integral sump
Engine-mounted duplex oil filter
Intermittent air prelube
Continuous electric prelube
Redundant prelube with continuous electric prelube andintermittent air prelube backup
Oil pan drain valves
Electric continuous prelube pump
Lube oil heater
Oil pump - gear drive
Crankcase explosion relief valves
Alarm and shutdown during abnormal operation
PLC-based system provides protection, monitoring, andcontrol housed in a NEMA 4 (IP66) enclosure.