C280-12 Generator Set (Medium Speed)

C280-12 Generator Set (Medium Speed)

C280-12 Generator Set (Medium Speed)

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Generator Set Specifications
Maximum Rating
4000 ekW
Minimum Rating
3300 ekW
Emissions/Fuel Strategy
IMO - Tier 2
Frequency
60 Hz
Speed
720 & 900 rpm
Duty Cycle
Prime, Continuous
Engine Specifications
Engine Model
3612 V-12,4-Stroke Water-Cooled Diesel
Bore
11in
Stroke
11.8in
Displacement
13524in³
Compression Ratio
13:01
Aspiration
TA
Fuel System
Direct unit injection
Governor Type
Generator Set Monitoring System (GMS)
Generator Set Dimensions
Length - Maximum
404in
Width - Maximum
99.62in
Height - Maximum
156.6in
Dry Weight - Genset (maximum)
112690lb

Standard Equipment:

Air Inlet System
  • Air cleaner
  • Air inlet shutoff
  • Breather, crankcase, top-mounted
  • Turbocharger, watercooled, engine oil lubricated
  • Aftercooler, fresh water, corrosion resistant coated (air side)
 
Cooling System
  • Front mounted turbos
  • Jacket water thermostats
  • Water temperature regulator
  • Engine coolant water drains
  • Three-bundle oil cooler
 
Exhaust System
  • 457 mm (18 in) Cat bolt pattern
  • Dry, gas tight, exhaust manifold
  • 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
  • Oil filler and dipstick
  • Centrifugal oil filters with single shutoff
  • Crankcase explosion relief valves
  • Oil pressure regulating valve
  • Wet oil sump. Includes engine-driven main lubrication & oil pumps, oil lines and oil pan
  • Service side engine mounted on cylinder block inspection covers
 
Mounting System
  • Engine and generator mounting
  • Damper, torsional vibration
 
Starting / Charging System
  • Vane type air starter
  • Two motors, engine mounted at rear, on left side
  • Line group for single point custom connection
  • Air silencer
 
General:
  • Gear driven pumps: Fuel / Oil / Jacket water / Aftercooler / Oil cooler water
  • Paint, Caterpillar yellow
 

Optional Equipment:

Air Inlet System
  • Boost control valve
  • Soot Filter
  • Heavy duty air cleaner
  • Air cleaner louver assembly
  • Vertical Support Bracket
  • Air inlet adapter
 
Cooling System
  • Expansion tank
  • Heating aids
  • Cooling system aids
  • Heat exchanger for single circuit
  • Auxiliary water pump
 
Exhaust System
  • Weld flange and related hardware
  • Flexible exhaust fittings
 
Fuel System
  • Fuel priming pump
  • Fuel system connections
  • Duplex primary fuel strainer
 
Generator System
  • Anti-condensation space heaters
  • Winding temperature detectors
  • Busbar connections
  • Class F insulation
  • 3 Phase, six leads, WYE
 
Governor System
  • Battery backup / Power supply
  • Electronic / Actuators
  • 723 Plus
  • 230 UA
  • EGB actuator
  • Digital programmers
 
Lube System
  • Lube ANSI adapter (Emergency connection)
  • Oil pan drain valve
 
Mounting System
  • Spring type vibration isolator
  • Non-vertically restrained
  • Isolator
  • Vertically restrained
 
Starting / Charging System
  • Compressed air flex hose
  • Turbine type air starters
  • Redundant air starters
  • Pressure reducing valve
 
General:
  • Custom Paint Colors
 

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