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C2.8 Standard Equipment

Air Inlet System
  • Induction manifolds
  • Exhaust manifolds
  • Engine-mounted aftertreatment

Control System
  • Starter motor (12V or 24V)
  • Alternator (12V or 24V)
  • Electronic Control Unit (chassis mounted)
  • Engine control sensors and robust wiring harness
  • Data interface via CANbus J1939

Flywheels and Flywheel Housing
  • Flywheel housings – SAE 3 or SAE 4
  • Choice of flywheel to match industry common hydraulic pumps and transmissions
  • Side PTO with SAE A or SAE B interface

Fuel System
  • Fuel filter – preconnected but chassis mounted
  • With water sensor

Lube System
  • Lubricating oil filters
  • High incline oil pan – 35° continuous in all directions

General
  • Cold start capability to -20° C (-4° F) with standard equipment
  • Paint: Caterpillar yellow, with optional colors available at request

U.S. EPA Tier 4 Final, proposed EU Stage V Aftertreatment/ Clean Emissions Control Equipment
  • Diesel Oxidation Catalyst (DOC) (Tier 4 Final and Stage V)
  • Diesel Particulate Filter (DPF) (Stage V)

Overview

The Cat® C2.8 Industrial Diesel Engines offer the perfect balance of compact size, reliability, and performance. This engine is offered in ratings ranging up to 55 bkW (74 bhp) @ 2500 rpm. The C2.8 is designed to meet the needs of many industries and applications, including agricultural tractors, aerial lifts, aircraft ground support, bore/drill rigs, chippers/grinders, compactors/rollers, compressors, forestry, irrigation equipment, material handling, mining, earthmoving equipment, paving equipment, pumps, fruit harvesters equipment, turf and underground mining equipment.

Power Rating

Units:
Minimum Power 60.0 bhp 45.0 bkW Less
Maximum Power 74.0 bhp 55.0 bkW Less
Rated Speed 2500 rpm 2500 rpm Less

Emission Standards

Emissions U.S. EPA Tier 4 Final Nonroad Emission Standards. Also designed to meet proposed EU Stage V Nonroad Emission Standards. U.S. EPA Tier 4 Final Nonroad Emission Standards. Also designed to meet proposed EU Stage V Nonroad Emission Standards. Less

General

Engine Configuration In-Line 4, 4-Stroke-Cycle Diesel In-Line 4, 4-Stroke-Cycle Diesel Less
Bore 90 mm (3.5 in) 90 mm (3.5 in) Less
Stroke 110 mm (4.3 in) 110 mm (4.3 in) Less
Displacement 2.8 L (171 in³) 2.8 L (171 in³) Less
Aspiration Turbocharged (T) and Turbocharged-Aftercooled (TA) Turbocharged (T) and Turbocharged-Aftercooled (TA) Less
Compression Ratio 17:1 17:1 Less
Combustion System Direct Injection Direct Injection Less
Rotation (from flywheel end) Counterclockwise Counterclockwise Less
Cooling System Capacity 4 L (1.06 qt) 4 L (1.06 qt) Less

Aftertreatment Dimensions (Approximate. Final dimensions dependent on selected options)

DOC Length TBA TBA Less
DOC Weight TBA TBA Less
DOC Diameter TBA TBA Less

Engine Dimensions (Approximate. Final dimensions dependent on selected options)

Length 635 mm (25.0 in) 635 mm (25.0 in) Less
Width 561 mm (22.1 in) 561 mm (22.1 in) Less
Height 766 mm (30.2 in) 766 mm (30.2 in) Less
Dry Weight (Basic Operating Engine Without Optional Attachments) 245 kg (540 lb) 245 kg (540 lb) Less

Emissions

Meets U.S. EPA Tier 4 Final Nonroad emission standards. Designed to meet proposed EU Stage V Nonroad emission standards. As of publishing date, Stage V regulations have not been finalized.

Reliable, Quiet and Durable Power

World-class manufacturing capability and processes coupled with proven technologies and extensive field validation assure reliability and durability in tough nonroad applications.

High Performance

Leading edge fuel systems and turbocharging provide high torque even at lower engine speeds.

Fuel Efficiency

Fuel consumption optimized to match the measured operating cycles of a wide range of equipment types.

Fuel & Oil

U.S. EPA Tier 4 Interim or Tier 4 Final, EU Stage IIIB, Stage IV or proposed Stage V engines require Ultra Low Sulfur Diesel (ULSD) fuel containing a maximum of 10 ppm sulfur (EU) and 15 ppm sulfur (U.S.), and new oil formulations to support the new technology. Your Cat dealer can provide more information regarding fuel and oil.

Broad Application Range

Industry-leading range of factory configurable ratings and options for agricultural, material handling, construction, mining, aircraft ground support, and other industrial applications.

Low Cost Maintenance

Worldwide service delivers ease of maintenance and simplifies the servicing routine. Capable of optimal oil change intervals of 500 hours. The S•O•S℠ program is available from your Cat dealer to determine oil change intervals and provide optimal performance. Service free diesel oxidation catalyst aftertreatment for Tier 4 Final.

Quality

Every Cat engine is manufactured to stringent quality standards in order to assure customer satisfaction.

World-class Product Support Offered Through Global Cat Dealer Network

  • Scheduled maintenance, including S•O•S℠ sample
  • Customer Support Agreements (CSA)
  • Extended Service Coverage (ESC)
  • Superior dealer service network
  • Extended dealer service network through the Cat Industrial Service Distributor (ISD) program

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