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Overview

Building on the durability and reliability of the C280 engine platform, Caterpillar is pleased to offer the IMO II compliant C280 engine line. The core components are the same as the existing C280, including the latest in EUI fuel system capabilities and state-of-the-art ADEM™ A3 Electronic Control Unit (ECU) features. Caterpillar® products continue to deliver more available power while delivering outstanding fuel efficiency. You can also count on long maintenance intervals and worldwide Caterpillar parts and service availability.

Power Rating

  • Power Range 4640-5096 bhp (3460-3800 bkW) 4640-5096 bhp (3460-3800 bkW)

Engine Specifications

  • Speed Range 900 rpm 900 rpm
  • Emissions IMO II IMO II
  • Aspiration TTA TTA
  • Bore 11.0 in 280.0 mm
  • Stroke 11.8 in 300.0 mm
  • Displacement 13546.0 in³ 222.0 l
  • Rotation from Flywheel End Counterclockwise or clockwise Counterclockwise or clockwise
  • Configuration Vee 12, 4-Stroke-Cycle Diesel Vee 12, 4-Stroke-Cycle Diesel

Dimensions & Weights

  • Dry Weight 57276.0 lb 25980.0 kg
  • Height 134.0 in 3404.0 mm
  • Length 182.0 in 4623.0 mm
  • Width 80.0 in 2032.0 mm

A3 ECU

• CAN J1939 data link • Waterproof connectors • Maintenance-free • Backup ECU for redundant governing

Electronic Advantages:

• Load feedback • Programmable droop • Adjustable gain • Adjustable fuel/air ratio control • Histograms of engine operation • Cat Messenger display presents diagnostics and other engine parameters

Data Advantages through J1939 Link:

• Engine speed • Boost pressure • Throttle position • Fuel consumption rate • Inlet manifold temperature • Diagnostic codes and events • Configuration • Desired engine speed • Battery voltage • Engine load • Lifetime totals — engine hours, fuel burned, idle fuel, idle hours • Trip totals — average fuel rate, idle fuel, idle hours, engine hours, fuel burned, trip reset

Customer Interface Panel

• Interfaces with standard Cat® Marine Monitoring System (PLC in Price List) • Provides visual indication of ECU functionality • Accepts 4 — 20 mA or PWM remote throttle speed input • Marine alarm and protection

Electronic Unit Injectors

• “Drop-in” installation • No threaded fuel connections • High pressure inside injector only • Does not require double wall fuel lines or leak collection device • Injector synchronization not required

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