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C280-8 Tier 4

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Overview

Building on the durability and reliability of the C280 engine platform, Caterpillar is pleased to offer the EPA Tier 2 compliant C280 engine line.

Power Rating

  • Power Range 3299-3634 bhp (2460-2530 bkW) 3299-3634 bhp (2460-2530 bkW)

Engine Specifications

  • Speed Range 1000 rpm 1000 rpm
  • Emissions EPA Tier 4, IMO III EPA Tier 4, IMO III
  • Aspiration TA TA
  • Bore 11.0 in 280.0 mm
  • Stroke 11.8 in 300.0 mm
  • Displacement 9031.0 in³ 148.0 l
  • Rotation from Flywheel End Counterclockwise or clockwise Counterclockwise or clockwise
  • Configuration In-line 8, 4-Stroke-Cycle Diesel In-line 8, 4-Stroke-Cycle Diesel

Dimensions & Weights

  • Minimum Dry Weight 41800.0 lb 19000.0 kg
  • Minimum Length 195.0 in 4953.0 mm
  • Maximum Length 195.0 in 49536.0 mm
  • Minimum Height 104.0 in 2642.0 mm
  • Maximum Height 104.0 in 2642.0 mm
  • Minimum Width 71.0 in 1803.0 mm
  • Maximum Width 71.0 in 1803.0 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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